Heavy fog blankets lower Manhattan in New York, including One World Trade Center, center, in this view across the Hudson River from Hoboken, N.J., Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. The National Weather Service said the fog reduced visibility to a quarter mile or less. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
A Kurdish man stands behind a flag during the funeral of YPG, or People’s Protection Units, fighter Ahmed Mustafa, who died after being injured while fighting the Islamic State group forces in the Syrian city of Kobani, in Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
An Indian woman carries an infant at the Modern Government Maternity Hospital in Hyderabad, India, Wednesday, Nov.12, 2014. India has one of the world’s worst records on maternal health care, with 200 women dying during pregnancy or childbirth for every 100,000 patients, compared with China’s 37 deaths for every 100,000 women who give birth. At least a dozen women died and several others fell ill following sterilization surgery held as part of a free, nationwide program aimed at limiting births in the world’s second-most populous nation, officials said. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
The Rotunda of the Capitol is partially covered during renovations in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, as Congress returns for the lame duck session following a sweep for the GOP in the midterm elections that will shift the balance of power in Congress, giving Republicans control of the Senate as well as the House. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
A fellow protester wipes the eye of Gerardo Orue, a former worker of Unicom, a company contracted to build the Itaipu Dam, as he lies crucified outside Brazil’s embassy in Asuncion, Paraguay, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, to demand compensation benefits for those let go from their jobs at the dam. The hydroelectric dam on the Parana River straddles the Brazil-Paraguay border. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
Pedestrians walk past a shadow cast by a tree stripped of its leaves on an autumn afternoon, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, outside of the U.S. Courthouse in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
French National Centre for Space Studies (CNES) president Jean-Yves Le Gall, left, French President Francois Hollande, center, and former French minister and astronaut Claudie Haignere, right, wear 3D glasses as they visit the Cite des Sciences at La Villette during a broadcast of the Rosetta mission as it orbits around comet 67/P Churyumov-Gersimenko in Paris, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. Hundreds of millions of miles from Earth, a European spacecraft made history Wednesday by successfully landing on the icy, dusty surface of a speeding comet; an audacious first designed to answer big questions about the universe. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon, Pool)
A Palestinian shows a damaged Quran, Islam’s holy book, in a mosque following an attack in the West Bank village of Mughayer, north of Ramallah, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. An attack against a mosque in a West Bank village early on Wednesday ignited a fire that destroyed its first floor, the village’s mayor said, blaming Jewish settlers for the attack. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
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