Today in Pictures: Protesters Rejoice and More

Protesters rejoice, soccer fans mourn and Santa Claus runs in Sunday's best images.

Activists celebrate at Oceti Sakowin Camp on the edge of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation on December 4, 2016 outside Cannon Ball, North Dakota. The Army Corps of Engineers on Sunday notified the Standing Rock Sioux that the current route for the Dakota Access pipeline will be denied. JIM WATSON / AFP - Getty Images
Relatives attend the burial of Chapecoense soccer team's late president Sandro Pallaoro, who died in a plane crash in Colombia, in Chapeco, Brazil, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016. The accident Monday in the Colombian Andes claimed most of the team's players and staff as it headed to the finals of one of Latin America's most important club tournaments. Andre Penner / AP
A boy plays with a makeshift wheel outside his house on a dusty road in Jammu on Sunday. MUKESH GUPTA / Reuters
A supporter of Ghana opposition leader of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and presidential candidate Nana Akufo-Addo rides a bike on a street in Accra during the last day of campaigning ahead of the Presidential elections in Accra, Ghana, 04 November 2016. Presidential elections in Ghana will be held on December 7. CHRISTIAN THOMPSON / EPA
Syrians children, who were displaced from east Aleppo last month with their families, wait for a security check to be able to return to their homes in the Hanano district of eastern Aleppo, Syria, Sunday, Dec. 4. On Nov. 26, government forces stormed the Hanano district, their deepest incursion into east Aleppo in more than four years. Abdul-Ghani Kassa, Aleppo's deputy governor, said some 750 families have so far returned the Hanano, a district subjected to wide destruction during government shelling and airstrikes on the area. Hassan Ammar / AP
A resident carries a woman on his back on a flooded street at Dona Ana district in Malaga, southern Spain.. Malaga is on the orange warning for forecasted rain and thunderstorms, which have already caused chaos in Malaga province in the last days. DANIEL PEREZ / EPA
Cuba's President Raul Castro salutes after placing the box containing the ashes of Cuba's former President Fidel Castro into a boulder at the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery, in Santiago de Cuba, December 4. Reuters
Well-wishers walk to place flowers at the scene in the aftermath of a warehouse fire, Sunday, Dec. 4, , in Oakland, Calif. Officials said they are continuing to search the charred rubble from the fatal fire that ripped through a late-night dance party in a converted warehouse earlier in the weekend. Marcio Jose Sanchez / AP
People take part in the 7th Edition of the Nautic SUP Paris Crossing stand up paddle competition on the river Seine, in Paris, on Sunday. AFP - Getty Images
Runners dressed as Santa Claus take part in the 3rd edition of the "Athens Santa Claus Run" in central Athens, on December 4, 2016. ANGELOS TZORTZINIS / AFP - Getty Images