Rebecca Flaig of Goochland, Va., left, and Ryan Jung of Richmond hold their umbrellas aloft as part of the World AIDS Day event on Brown's Island in Richmond, Va. on Dec. 1, 2011. A sea of red umbrellas, in the form of a giant red ribbon, were displayed for 9.5 minutes.
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Myanmar President Thein Sein, right, meets with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton during a meeting at the President's Office in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, Dec. 1, 2011.
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A van parked in the Highland Park section of Los Angeles and another car are shown damaged by trees early, Dec. 1, 2011, as high Santa Ana winds up to 50 and 60 MPH tore through the southland. The high winds flipped over trees and trucks and knocked out power to more than 300,000 California customers.
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A cleaner walks through the yard of the al-Azhar mosque of Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 1, 2011. The fundamentalist Brotherhood is emerging as the biggest winner in partial results from the first voting this week in Egypt's landmark election, in which voters turned out in unexpected droves.
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Indian school children make a formation in the shape of the red ribbon, the universal symbol of awareness and support for those living with HIV, in Ahmadabad, India, Dec. 1, 2011. World AIDS Day is marked across the world on Dec. 1.
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India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party workers raise slogans as they walk down a busy street, temporarily blocking it, during a protest against the Indian Cabinets decision to allow more direct foreign investment in the nation's huge retail industry, in New Delhi, India, Dec. 1, 2011. The arrival of modern retailing would hasten a cultural transformation in the way Indians shop and work. The debate now raging, which has shut down Parliament, hinges on competing visions of what foreign retailers will mean to agriculture and retail, India's two largest sources of jobs. The banners read, "That government which cannot provide employment and food is worthless."
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Election volunteers sit on bags containing ballots as they wait for tally sheets to be computed at the Fikin compilation center in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dec. 1, 2011. With voting finally wrapping up, the election is now moving into the next phase. Like the process of voting, the process of counting the ballots that were cast is plagued by massive logistical challenges.
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Pedestrians photograph a fallen traffic signal caused by high Santa Ana winds at the corner of Lake Avenue and Claremont Street, Dec. 1, 2011, in Pasadena, Calif. Some of the fiercest winds in years slam California and move across the West, with gusts near 100 mph flipping trees and trucks, snarling air traffic and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands.
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Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, right, shakes hands with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, as Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, center, looks on during a special ceremony at Camp Victory, one of the last American bases in this country where the U.S. military footprint is swiftly shrinking in Baghdad, Iraq, Dec. 1, 2011. Biden thanked U.S. and Iraqi troops for sacrifices that he said allowed for the end of the nearly nine-year-long war, even as attacks around the country killed 20 people, underscoring the security challenges Iraq still faces.
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