Majdi Mohammed | AP
A girl with the Palestinian flag painted on her face attends a rally supporting the Palestinian UN bid for observer state status, in the West bank city of Ramallah, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. The Palestinians are certain to win U.N. recognition as a state on Thursday but success could exact a high price: delaying an independent state of Palestine because of Israel's vehement opposition.
Julio Cortez | AP
A bronze statue of General George Washington by William Rudolf O'Donovan stands on top of the Trenton Battle Monument while silhouetted by a the light of a full moon shinning on clouds, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, in Trenton, N.J. The monument commemorates the victory at the first Battle of Trenton, which occurred on Dec. 26, 1776, and is located where the artillery dominated the streets of Trenton, preventing the Hessian troops from organizing attacks.
Michel Euler | AP
French President Francois Hollande (back) reviews the troops during a biannual military ceremony at the Les Invalides in Paris on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012.
Maya Alleruzzo | AP
A volunteer doctor prepares an injection for a protester, wounded during clashes with security forces, at a field hospital in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. Members of an Islamist-dominated panel tasked with writing Egypt's new constitution are gathering to vote on the document's final draft in Cairo, where dozens of opposition supporters are still camped out at Tahrir Square.
Ivan Sekretarev | AP
A woman walks in a snow-covered park in Moscow, Russia on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. A record-breaking snowfall in Moscow has disrupted flights, created havoc on the roads, and forecasters say the storm will rage until Friday morning. Moscow's city hall said the Russian capital hasn't seen a bigger snowfall in November in about 50 years. Over 70 flights were disrupted overnight.
Francisco Seco | AP
A protester blows a horn while seated on a toy horse outside the Portuguese parliament in Lisbon on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, during a protest by fun-fair workers against the planned increase of VAT tax that they claim will ruin their business.
Jerome Delay | AP
Children walk past M23 rebels in the eastern Congo town of Sake, some 27 kms west of Goma on Thursday Nov. 29, 2012. Rebels, who last week seized one of the most important cities in eastern Congo and advanced beyond, said Thursday they had pulled back several miles to the town of Sake and were on track to leave the key city of Goma by Friday, in accordance with a deadline imposed by the international community.