Monday Dec. 29: Our World In Pictures
FLORIDA — Officers Participate in Procession as Remains of Slain Officer are Transported: People gather on Pinellas Avenue in downtown Tarpon Springs, Fla., to watch a procession on Saturday as the remains of Tarpon Springs Police Officer Charles Kondek are transported from Idlewild Baptist Church in Hillsborough County to Grace Memorial Cemetery in Hudson where he was buried in a private ceremony.
FLORIDA — Two Bald Eagles Battle Over Post: Two bald eagles fight over a meal on a lamp post in Bay Harbor Islands, Fla., on Monday.
ROMANIA — Snowman Backdropped by Snow-Covered Trees: A snowman made by children is backdropped by trees covered in snow in a park in Bucharest, Romania, Monday. Romania, especially the eastern part, is affected by heavy snow falls and blizzards this year that cause traffic disruptions but are enjoyed by children and mountain tourists.
CALIFORNIA — Startled Gulls Scatter at Lagoon: Startled gulls rise and turn into a stiff offshore wind at Malibu Lagoon in Malibu, Calif., on Dec. 25. The winds, following a cold front that raced through the state overnight, swept skies clean and whipped up whitecaps along the coast Thursday.
INDONESIA — Air Force Scans Horizon During Search for Missing Jetliner: A crew of an Indonesian Air Force C-130 airplane of the 31st Air Squadron scans the horizon during a search operation for the missing AirAsia flight 8501 jetliner over the waters of Karimata Strait in Indonesia, Monday. Search planes and ships from several countries on Monday were scouring Indonesian waters over which an AirAsia jet disappeared, more than a day into the region’s latest aviation mystery. AirAsia Flight 8501 vanished Sunday in airspace thick with storm clouds on its way from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore.
MEXICO — Woman Holds Up Number 43 to Remember Missing Students: A woman holds up her red-painted hands and the number 43 written on them to remember the 43 missing students from the Isidro Burgos rural teachers college during a protest in Mexico City, Friday. Protesters marched through the city to mark the three months since the 43 students were taken by municipal police and then handed over to a drug gang to be killed and then the bodies burned, according to the results of the attorney general’s investigation.
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