Today in Pictures - November 27, 2013

William Witters, of Valparaiso, Indiana, waits for a ride in a wheelchair after passing through security at Chicago Midway International Airport on Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013. Thanksgiving travellers scrambled to book earlier flights on Tuesday to av
William Witters, of Valparaiso, Indiana, waits for a ride in a wheelchair after passing through security at Chicago Midway International Airport on Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013. Thanksgiving travellers scrambled to book earlier flights on Tuesday to avoid a sprawling storm bearing down on the East Coast with a messy mix of snow, rain and wind that threatened to snarl one of the busiest travel days of the year. -- PHOTO: AFP

Salam the tree-climbing lion in Israel, thanksgiving travellers in the US, and a political protest in Japan. These, and more pictures, from around the world.

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