A Los Angeles city firefighter works amid the ruins of a raging fire that destroyed a massive apartment complex under construction in downtown Los Angeles early Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. It was one of two destructive early morning fires in the city. The other heavily damaged a building that houses multiple businesses in a neighborhood a couple miles away. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
Two police officers chat in front of the tent which was set up by pro-democracy protesters at the occupied area outside government headquarters in Hong Kong Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. Leaders of the Hong Kong Federation of Students, representing those studying at colleges, said last Thursday that they were considering a retreat from the protest sites and expect to come to a decision soon. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Texas’ Empress Davenport is introduces before an NCAA college basketball game against Southern, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Janine Motta, of Manalapan, N.J., stands in a field not far from where hunters are watching for bears near the Whittingham Wildlife Management Area, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, in Fredon, N.J. The last of New Jersey’s five state-sponsored bear hunts began Monday, as wildlife officials and opponents of the hunt sparred over whether the hunt has been effective and should be renewed. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
People and a statue are silhouetted against the sun on the harbour in Oslo, Norway, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. The Nobel Peace Prize will be presented to and shared between the youngest Nobel Prize winner ever, Taliban attack survivor Malala Yousafzai and Indian children’s rights activist Kailash Satyarthi in a ceremony in Oslo on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
A man runs with a “toro encuetado,” a structure resembling a bull and covered with exploding fireworks, as part of the celebrations in honor of the Virgin of the Immaculate Conception on her feast day in Managua, Nicaragua, early Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. The Virgin of the Immaculate Conception is Nicaragua’s patron saint. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
A woman attends a night light show, in Lyon, central France, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, as part of the Festival of Lights. Millions of visitors come into the city to watch the four-day event. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
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