A damaged car sits over fallen and debris behind downed power lines in Montecito, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Dozens of homes were swept away or heavily damaged and several people were killed Tuesday, as downpours sent mud and boulders roaring down hills stripped of vegetation by a gigantic wildfire that raged in Southern California last month.
A snow blower on a train clears snow from the rail track in Zermatt, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Due to heavy snowfall and rain showers, Zermatt can only be reached by air. Swiss authorities have closed roads and train service into the town of Zermatt amid a heightened risk of avalanches, stranding some 13,000 tourists in the town.
Martin Fourcade of France competes to win the men's 20 km individual competition at the biathlon World Cup in Ruhpolding, Germany, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018.
A woman protests outside a court against foreclosures in Athens, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Lawmakers on Wednesday began debating the 1,326-page bill that includes further benefit cuts, stricter rules on strikes, and plans to start online auctions of properties in mortgage default.
Czech Republic's President Milos Zeman, center, walks past lawmakers after delivering a speech during a Parliament session in Prague, Czech Republic, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Czech Republic's Parliament gathered for a confidence vote for a newly appointed government led by Prime Minister Andrej Babis.
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, center, waves to the members of media after being denied to visit jailed former Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim at the Cheras Rehabilitation Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Malaysia's opposition alliance has named 92-year-old former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad as its prime minister candidate for upcoming general elections to boost its chances of wrestling power from a coalition that has ruled since independence.
Artists wearing Japanese traditional clown masks march during the First Konpira Festival at Kotohiragu shrine in Tokyo Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. The shrine is dedicated to sailors and seafaring.