A Santa Claus sits on a salt formation in the Dead Sea near Ein Bokeq, Israel.
Gymnasts perform in Pyongyang, North Korea.
(AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
A protester paints a riot police officer's helmet in Mexico City.
(REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan)
A fighting rooster suns itself in Caracas, Venezuela.
(AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
A dead fin whale on a beach in Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez, France.
A firefighter extinguishes flames in a burning home in Mono County, California.
(AP Photo/Noah Berger)
A truck loaded with a small house drives in Nagorno-Karabakh.
(AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
A temporary hospital in Moscow.
A public promenade in Nice, France.
A man walks in front of a dam in the Elan Valley, Wales.
A blogger climbs a tree for better cellular coverage in Stankevichi, Russia.
The White House reflected in a raindrop in Washington, D.C.
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