U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (R) attend a dinner at the U.S. Chief of Mission Residence in Yangon, Myanmar.
Workers arrange the steel pipes at a factory in Huaibei, east China's Anhui province.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth, right, greets members of the public after visiting the Museum of Liverpool in Liverpool, England.
A man lights candles during a ceremony to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the end of the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971, at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka.
A house is decorated with Christmas lights in the village of Calle, near the northern German town of Bremen.
(Morris Mac Matzen/Reuters)
Balloons with red ribbons on them float in the sky after being released by people to commemorate World AIDS Day at the Condesa Clinic in Mexico City.
A van parked in the Highland Park section of Los Angeles and another car are shown damaged by trees after 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.
Hickory, who made history as the first-ever Scottish Deerhound to win Best in Show at the Westminster Dog Show, walks with her seven-week old puppies in Flint Hill, Virginia. Her first litter of nine puppies was sired by Huntly (American and Canadian Champion Fernhill Huntly D'LUX) of Ontario, Canada.
Peter Lovis (L), proprietor of the Concord Cheese Shop, and Francesco Gallo push a 181 kg wheel of Crucolo cheese over the curb and down a red carpet to the shop in Concord, Massachusetts. Billed as the world's largest cheese, it will be sold for for $19.99 per pound.
A beachgoer walks near U.S. artist Will Ryman's 65th Street sculpture featuring bugs on giant roses, on Miami Beach, Florida. The display is part of Art Basel Miami Beach.
Ta' Kaiya Blaney, 10, of Sliammon First Nation, speaks in Vancouver against the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline during the signing by native leaders of a declaration opposing the project.
(John Lehmann/The Globe and Mail)
Canada battles France during round robin action at the inaugural Roller Derby World Cup in Toronto. The home team defeated France 244-17.
(Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail)
Harold Kwok takes a picture of himself and Rosita Kwan in front of the Parliament Buildings after the Christmas Lighting ceremony on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.
(Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)
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