Back At You
A Palestinian youth throws a stun grenade back at Israeli soldiers, during clashes in the West Bank town of Hebron, Friday, Dec. 5, 2008. Israel placed military and police forces on alert Friday to head off new violence after the evacuation of a disputed West Bank building brought tensions between the government, extremist settlers and Palestinians to a peak.
Credit: AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi
O.J. Simpson speaks during his sentencing hearing at the Clark County Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas, Friday, Dec. 5, 2008. Simpson was sentenced to as much as 33 years in prison for a hotel armed robbery after a judge rejected his apology and said, "It was much more than stupidity." He could be eligible for parole in nine years.
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Girl's Big Best Friend
Becky Markley holds the Wittelbach diamond, a rare 35.6 carat 17th century grey-blue diamond, at Christie's auction house in London, Friday, Dec. 5, 2008. The diamond was part of the dowry of the Infanta Mararita Teresa upon her engagement to Leopold I of Austria, given by her father King Philip IV of Spain, and is expected to sell for $15 million at auction on Dec. 10.
Credit: AP Photo/Alastair Grant
Muslim pilgrims pray during Friday prayers inside the Grand mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Friday, Dec. 5, 2008.
Credit: AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
With The Herd
A herd of stag deer are seen in heavy snow at the Raby Castle estate in Staindrop, northern England after severe weather hit the north of England, Friday, Dec. 5, 2008.
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Hungary's Florian Richter, front, and six other members of his horse acrobatic team ride a single horse together while performing at the FEI Show Jumping and Driving World Cup indoor horse show in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, Dec. 5, 2008.
Credit: AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky
Pakistani people try to extinguish a fire in a building after an explosion in Peshawar, Friday, Dec. 5, 2008. A car bomb devastated a busy street in the northwestern Pakistani city on Friday, killing at least 18 people and injuring dozens more.
Credit: AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad
Mourning Church Leader
A young Orthodox observer lights a candle during a service in memory of Russian Orthodox Patriarch Alexy II who died Friday, at Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow, Friday, Dec. 5, 2008. Alexy II, who presided over a vast post-Soviet revival of faith, but struggled against the influence of other churches, died Friday at age 79.
Credit: AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko
Jon Tasso, left, of Bremerton, Wash., lifts a Christmas tree into the bed of his truck at sunset after cutting it Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, at Hubert's Noble Ridge Tree Farm west of Bremerton on the Seabeck Highway.
Credit: AP/Kitsap Sun, Larry Steagall