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Our world in photos: December 1

December 1, 2020 Michaela Keil
MAINE — Light painting: In this image taken with a slow shutter speed, early morning traffic left streaks of light as it passed the Naples Barn, an antique and gift shop outlined with holiday lights, Monday, in Naples. Brick and mortar shops like the Naples Barn competed with online stores as shoppers looked for holiday gifts on Cyber Monday. Photo: Robert F. Bukaty/AP

 

ROMANIA — Religious celebration: A woman used a plastic sheet as rain protection while she attended a religious service celebrating St. Andrew in the village of Ion Corvin, eastern Romania, Monday. Braving wintry weather and coronavirus fears, several hundred Orthodox Christian believers gathered outside a cave in eastern Romania where St. Andrew is said to have lived and preached in the 1st century. Photo: Vadim Ghirda/AP

 

NEPAL — Upcycling: Nepalese men collected partially burned logs of wood used in funeral pyres at the River Bagmati in Kathmandu, Monday. The wood is recycled for use in brick kilns. Photo: Niranjan Shrestha/AP

 

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INDIA — Guru Nanak anniversary: Sikh devotees lit candles in the pre-dawn hours at the illuminated Golden Temple, the holiest of Sikh shrines, for the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the first Sikh Guru, in Amritsar, Monday. Photo: Prabhjot Gill/AP

 

UKRAINE — Poise and balance: Linoy Ashram of Israel performed with the clubs during the 36th European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Kyiv, Sunday. Athletes from 23 countries participated in the championships in Kyiv. Photo: Efrem Lukatsky/AP

 

ILLINOIS — Holiday travel: Travelers walked through Terminal 3 at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Sunday. Friday’s total of new cases is the next-to-lowest daily number in the past 12 days, but Illinois state officials are bracing for another surge after many people around the country traveled for Thanksgiving and celebrated with family and friends. Photo: Nam Y. Huh/AP

 

BAHRAIN — Bad start: A part of Haas driver Romain Grosjean’s car was taken after it crashed at the start of the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix in Sakhir, Sunday. Photo: Tolga Bozoglu/Pool via AP

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