Day in Pics: 10th December

Dec 10, 2013, 08:48 AM IST
A girl stands next to the statue
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A girl stands next to the statue "Santa Claus tourist in the USA" on display, in Menton, southeastern France.

Darcas McVey, of Edgewood, Md., walks with her daughter, Selena Ramirez, 1, in a road as snow covers the sidewalk in Edgewood, Md., after a winter storm dumped a mix of snow, freezing rain and sleet on the Mid-Atlantic region.
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Darcas McVey, of Edgewood, Md., walks with her daughter, Selena Ramirez, 1, in a road as snow covers the sidewalk in Edgewood, Md., after a winter storm dumped a mix of snow, freezing rain and sleet on the Mid-Atlantic region.

Sara McKenna exits family court, in New York. Former flame, Olympic skier Bode Miller and McKenna have agreed to share time with their infant son for four months. The temporary pact is in place until at least a March 31 court date.
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Sara McKenna exits family court, in New York. Former flame, Olympic skier Bode Miller and McKenna have agreed to share time with their infant son for four months. The temporary pact is in place until at least a March 31 court date.

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, left, is greeted by Deputy Defense Minister Salman bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, right, after he arriving at Riyadh Air Base in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, left, is greeted by Deputy Defense Minister Salman bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, right, after he arriving at Riyadh Air Base in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The charred side of the Units One and Two auxiliary building at Arkansas Nuclear One, in Russellville, Ark., is pictured, following a report of a transformer fire that was extinguished, forcing utility officials to take one of two units at the facility offline.
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The charred side of the Units One and Two auxiliary building at Arkansas Nuclear One, in Russellville, Ark., is pictured, following a report of a transformer fire that was extinguished, forcing utility officials to take one of two units at the facility offline.

Erica Lafferty, daughter of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim, Dawn Hochsprung, right, consoles Carlee Soto, sister of victim Victoria Soto after families representing fourteen families addressed the media, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in Newtown, Conn. Newtown is not hosting formal events to mark the anniversary Saturday.
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Erica Lafferty, daughter of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim, Dawn Hochsprung, right, consoles Carlee Soto, sister of victim Victoria Soto after families representing fourteen families addressed the media, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in Newtown, Conn. Newtown is not hosting formal events to mark the anniversary Saturday.

Caroline Kennedy, U.S. ambassador to Japan, makes remarks after signing a guest book as she visits the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum in Nagasaki, southern Japan.
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Caroline Kennedy, U.S. ambassador to Japan, makes remarks after signing a guest book as she visits the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum in Nagasaki, southern Japan.

In this image provided by the National Snow and Ice Data Center, sastrugi stick out from the snow surface in this photo near Plateau Station in East Antarctica in 2008.
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In this image provided by the National Snow and Ice Data Center, sastrugi stick out from the snow surface in this photo near Plateau Station in East Antarctica in 2008.

Tie-down roper Timber Moore dismounts his horse looking to tie a calf during the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Go-Round Day 3 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
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Tie-down roper Timber Moore dismounts his horse looking to tie a calf during the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Go-Round Day 3 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

Former President Bill Clinton, left, and Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff applaud each other at a CGI Clinton Global Initiative Latin America event at the Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Former President Bill Clinton, left, and Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff applaud each other at a CGI Clinton Global Initiative Latin America event at the Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

International wrestler and olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle alongwith woman wrestler Gail Kim during a promotional event in Mumbai.
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International wrestler and olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle alongwith woman wrestler Gail Kim during a promotional event in Mumbai.

A car ablaze in Patparganj area of New Delhi.
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A car ablaze in Patparganj area of New Delhi.

Rajasthan BJP President Vasundhara Raje being greeted by party`s Senior leader Arun Jaitley and Amit Shah during meeting at Party office for electing new Chief Minister of Rajasthan in Jaipur.
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Rajasthan BJP President Vasundhara Raje being greeted by party`s Senior leader Arun Jaitley and Amit Shah during meeting at Party office for electing new Chief Minister of Rajasthan in Jaipur.

Cambodian dancers perform a blessing dance during a celebration marking the 65th International Human Rights Day in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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Cambodian dancers perform a blessing dance during a celebration marking the 65th International Human Rights Day in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

This photo provided by Shinola shows limited-edition Wright brothers watches for sale online as well as at its stores in Detroit and New York starting on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
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This photo provided by Shinola shows limited-edition Wright brothers watches for sale online as well as at its stores in Detroit and New York starting on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.

Neil Patrick Harris poses with `Sleep No More` cast members during an exclusive event for Citi ThankYou customers at The McKittrick Hotel, home of `Sleep No More,` in New York.
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Neil Patrick Harris poses with `Sleep No More` cast members during an exclusive event for Citi ThankYou customers at The McKittrick Hotel, home of `Sleep No More,` in New York.

Caroline Kennedy, U.S. ambassador to Japan, offers a wreath in front of the Statue of Peace at Nagasaki Peace Park in Nagasaki, southern Japan.
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Caroline Kennedy, U.S. ambassador to Japan, offers a wreath in front of the Statue of Peace at Nagasaki Peace Park in Nagasaki, southern Japan.

Early arrivals take their seats ahead of the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, South Africa.
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Early arrivals take their seats ahead of the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, South Africa.

Smoke from the Bango Refining oil plant explosion can be seen along U.S. 50 alternate between Fernley and Fallon. Monday`s fire critically injured a 24-year-old refinery worker.
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Smoke from the Bango Refining oil plant explosion can be seen along U.S. 50 alternate between Fernley and Fallon. Monday`s fire critically injured a 24-year-old refinery worker.

Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra greets her colleagues as she arrives at a Cabinet meeting, in Bangkok, Thailand.
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Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra greets her colleagues as she arrives at a Cabinet meeting, in Bangkok, Thailand.

Women pose for a photo as they arrive for the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, South Africa.
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Women pose for a photo as they arrive for the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, South Africa.

Wild Oats XI races towards the Harbour Bridge during the Big Boat Challenge in Sydney, Australia.
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Wild Oats XI races towards the Harbour Bridge during the Big Boat Challenge in Sydney, Australia.

Tibetan refugees offering prayers for the long life of Dalai Lama on the 24th anniversary of Dalai Lama’s Nobel Peace Prize award in Bhopal.
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Tibetan refugees offering prayers for the long life of Dalai Lama on the 24th anniversary of Dalai Lama’s Nobel Peace Prize award in Bhopal.

Social activist Anna Hazare with suuporters before launching his indefinite hunger strike for Jan Lokpal Bill, at his village in Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district.
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Social activist Anna Hazare with suuporters before launching his indefinite hunger strike for Jan Lokpal Bill, at his village in Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district.

A Dalit woman, member of the outcast community once known as untouchables, listens to a speaker with folded hands at a sit in protest on Human Rights Day near the Indian Parliament in New Delhi.
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A Dalit woman, member of the outcast community once known as untouchables, listens to a speaker with folded hands at a sit in protest on Human Rights Day near the Indian Parliament in New Delhi.

Indigenous people from north eastern Tripura state cry as they demand the creation of a new state called
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Indigenous people from north eastern Tripura state cry as they demand the creation of a new state called "Tipraland" during a protest near the Indian parliament in New Delhi.

President Barack Obama acknowledges applause before speaking at the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto near Johannesburg.
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President Barack Obama acknowledges applause before speaking at the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto near Johannesburg.

Justin Bieber exchanges high-fives with children survivors of typhoon Haiyan during his visit to Tacloban city, Leyte province in central Philippines.
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Justin Bieber exchanges high-fives with children survivors of typhoon Haiyan during his visit to Tacloban city, Leyte province in central Philippines.

India’s President Pranab Mukherjee speaks during the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto near Johannesburg.
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India’s President Pranab Mukherjee speaks during the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto near Johannesburg.

A volunteer distributes hot tea for Pro-European Union activists in Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine.
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A volunteer distributes hot tea for Pro-European Union activists in Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine.

A commuter waits on a train during a winter snowstorm in Philadelphia. Accumulations of 3 to 6 inches were expected as the National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for the Eastern Seaboard, including Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and Wilmington, Del.
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A commuter waits on a train during a winter snowstorm in Philadelphia. Accumulations of 3 to 6 inches were expected as the National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for the Eastern Seaboard, including Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and Wilmington, Del.

Students making sand art to mark the special date `11.12.13` (Wednesday) on the banks of river Ganga in Allahabad.
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Students making sand art to mark the special date `11.12.13` (Wednesday) on the banks of river Ganga in Allahabad.