Frank Augstein | AP
A worker is silhouetted against the sky as he straddles new overhead electric power lines at a high altitude in Dortmund, Germany, Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. Some 2,237 miles of new power cables are planned in Germany to force the energy turnaround to use alternative sources. The German utilities' industry association BDEW said Monday the solar power output from January through September rose from 16.5 gigawatt hours last year to 25 gigawatt hours in 2012. Germany decided last year to phase out nuclear power by 2022 and replace it with renewable energies.
Manu Fernandez | AP
People protest against evictions and banks in front of "Catalunya Caixa" bank in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. The Labor Ministry says the number of people registered as unemployed in Spain jumped by 128,242 people in October as the countrys recession showed no signs of easing. The nation's unemployment rate is released separately and quarterly. It stood at 25.02 percent at the end of the third quarter. The jobless rate is 52 percent for those under age 25. Spain, the fourth largest economy among the 17 countries that use the euro, is in its second recession in three years. The banner reads in Spanish: "Stop evictions", "Catalunya Caixa steals, swindling and cheating".
Charles Dharapak | AP
Republican presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at a Florida campaign rally at Orlando Sanford International Airport, in Sanford, Fla., Monday, Nov. 5, 2012.
Rodrigo Abd | AP
Peruvian shamans bless President Barack Obama using a poster of him during a ritual to predict the winner of the U.S. presidential election in Lima, Peru, Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. The shamans routinely predict outcomes for elections and sporting events, and on Monday predicted Obama will win.
Khalil Hamra | AP
A Syrian family who fled from the violence in their village, sit in a tent at a displaced camp, in the Syrian village of Atma, near the Turkish border with Syria, Monday, Nov. 5, 2012.
Mark Lennihan | AP
A woman and her son scramble over a tree toppled by Superstorm Sandy as she accompanies him to Public School 195, background, in the Manhattan Beach neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough, Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 in New York. Monday was the first day of public school for New York City students following the storm of a week ago. The woman declined to provide their names.