Mayor Rob Ford speaks to city council members about new allegations against him in Toronto on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. Ford is threatening to take legal action against former aides who told police about their concerns about his drug use and drunken driving. He also denies making sexual advances toward a female staffer.
Henrik Stenson of Sweden tees off on the 16th hole during the 1st round of DP World Golf Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday Nov. 14, 2013.
An Iranian mourner covers his head with mud during Ashoura rituals, marking the death anniversary of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Islam's Prophet Muhammad, at the city of Bijar, west of the capital Tehran, Iran, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. Hussein, one of Shiite Islam's most beloved saints, was killed in a 7th century battle at Karbala, Iraq.
Iraqi Shiite faithful worshippers re-enact the seventh century battle of Karbala during the festival of Ashoura in the Shiite stronghold of Sadr City in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. The festival of Ashoura commemorates the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad at the Battle of Karbala, Iraq, in the year 680 A.D.
A Palestinian Hamas supporters holds a light torch and others with candles as still others wave green Islamic flags at the site where Hamas' military commander Ahmad Jabari was killed a year ago in an Israeli air strike during their battle, as they commemorate the anniversary of his death and the battle in Gaza City, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. Hamas political leaders and military commanders who have been hiding underground for years gathered Thursday for a military parade in Gaza marking the anniversary of the eight-day battle against Israel last year.
Janet Yellen, of California, President Barack Obama's nominee to become Federal Reserve Board chair, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday Nov. 14, 2013, before the Senate Banking Committee hearing on her nomination to succeed Ben Bernanke.