Today in Pictures, Dec 8, 2017

Protest near the Jewish settlement of Beit El in the West Bank, Australia legalises same-sex marriage, and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.

A Palestinian protester runs after catching fire during clashes with Israeli troops at a protest against US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, near the West Bank city of Ramallah on Dec 7, 2017. PHOTO: AFP
Liberal MP Warren Entsch lifts up Labor MP Linda Burney as they celebrate the passing of the Marriage Amendment Bill in the House of Representatives at Parliament House in Canberra on Dec 7, 2017. PHOTO: AAP VIA REUTERS
A photo released on Dec 8, 2017, shows a man trying to peek inside a wooden boat that washed ashore with eight corpses inside on northwestern Japan’s Miyazawa Beach in Oga, Dec 4, 2017. PHOTO: THE NEW YORK TIMES
The 101 Highway was closed after the Thomas Fire jumped the road towards the Pacific Coast Highway in Ventura, California, on Dec 7, 2017. PHOTO: AFP
Armando "Chick" Galella gets emotional during a wreath-laying ceremony aboard the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum the on Dec 7, 2017 in New York City. The 96-year-old Galella was the only survivor to attend the ceremony commemorating the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbour. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES/AFP
Migrants, part of a group intercepted aboard a dinghy off the coast in the Mediterranean Sea, rest after arriving on a rescue boat at the Port of Malaga, Spain on Dec 7, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS
People take pictures of illuminated buildings on Dec 7, 2017 in Lyon, France, during the 19th edition of the Festival of Lights. PHOTO: AFP
A photo released on Dec 8, 2017 shows dancers performing during a general rehearsal of "Kreatur" (creature) by German choreographer Sasha Waltz in collaboration with artist and fashion designer Iris van Herpen and light designer Urs Schoenebaum in Berlin, Germany June 8, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS
This handout photo released on Dec 7, 2017 by L'Equipe shows Portugese player Cristiano Ronaldo posing with the 2017 Ballon d'Or France Football trophy in Paris. PHOTO: L'EQLUIPE VIA AFP
Red Star Belgrade's Slavoljub Srnic celebrates scoring their first goal with Branko Jovicic at the Red Star Belgrade vs FC Cologne Europa League football game held at the Rajko Mitic Stadium in Belgrade, Serbia on Dec 7, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS

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