U.S. President Barack Obama spoke at a cabinet meeting at the White House on November 28, 2012 in Washington, D.C. The president met yesterday with small business owners and today with the chief executives of major corporations in ongoing talks about the looming fiscal cliff. He also delivered remarks on the need for Congress to extend the middle class tax cuts in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC on November 28. Obama was joined on stage by members of the middle class who would benefit from the tax breaks. UPI/Kevin Dietsch /T.J. Kirkpatrick/Pool
Cirque du Soleil's Amaluna performs a dress rehearsal in Vancouver, British Columbia, November 22, 2012. With a cast over seventy percent female Amaluna will run from November 23rd to this December 30th.
Thousands of people flocked to Cairo's central Tahrir square on Tuesday chanting against Egypt's Islamist president in a powerful show of strength by the opposition demanding Mohammed Morsi revoke edicts granting himself near autocratic powers.
Israel and the Islamist Hamas movement agreed on Wednesday to an Egyptian-sponsored ceasefire to halt an eight-day conflict around the Gaza Strip that has killed more than 140 Palestinians and five Israelis.
President Barack Obama pardons Cobbler, the National Thanksgiving Turkey, in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington on November 21, 2012. At left is National Turkey Federation Chairman Steve Willardsen. Cobbler, who was chosen by a public vote on the White House Facebook page, will live the rest of his life at George Washington's estate at Mt. Vernon. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
The all-girl Lez Zeppelin band performs at The State Theater in Falls Church, Virginia on November 17, 2012. The Led Zeppelin movie "Celebration Day" is due out on November 19, 2012, while their live music lives on with popular groups like Lez Zeppelin in bars and theaters across America. UPI/Pat Benic
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