Day in pictures

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  • 1. day in picturesPictures from Denver Post
  • 2. Dried sunflowers are seen in a field near the Bulgarian capitalSofia
  • 3. A Syrian girl, who fled her home with her family due to fighting
  • 4. Temperatures in the Bavarian capital reached up to 30 degrees Celsius.
  • 5. In this Aug. 22, 2012 photograph, ever a showman, an 86-year-old B.B. King thrills a crowd of several hundred people
  • 6. A four-day-old baby hippopotamus
  • 7. A paraglider flies over cornfields at the edge of the black forest in Fuerstenberg,southern Germany,
  • 8. Israelis protest in the coastal city of Tel Aviv on August 23, 2012, against a possibleIsraeli attack on Iran.
  • 9. A Syrian man shows marks of torture on his back
  • 10. People gather in Marikana on August 23, 2012 after attending a memorial service for the44 individuals killed in a wildcat strike
  • 11. Cycling fan Dory Holte chases as the peloton as Liquigas-Cannondale rides at the fronton the climb
  • 12. The installation is part of a larger exhibit at the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden called"Natural Discourse" that runs through January 2013. (Photo by Justin Sullivan
  • 13. Actress Ashley Greene arrives to the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures "TheApparition" at Graumans Chinese Theatre
  • 14. A man carries an umbrella to shield himself from rain, as he walks past the slum ofSusans Bay in Sierra Leones capital Freetown
  • 15. A tanker truck leaking isobutane vaporburns during a controlled vent and burn inorder to stop the leak late
  • 16. Japanese toilet maker TOTO employee Akiko Matsuyama laughs as she shows a "ToiletBike Neo" at its showroom in Fujisawa,
  • 17. The shadow of a woman is cast on the wall of a monastery as she looks on toward theSwayambhunath Stupa in Kathmandu
  • 18. Free Syrian Army fighters take cover as they exchange fire with regime forces in theSalaheddin neighbourhood of Syrias northern city of Aleppo
  • 19. Children play on flood affected street in the Kyune Kone township delta area, IrrawaddyDivision
  • 20. People swim at the start of the annual Lake Zurich crossing swimming event in Zurich
  • 21. Manuel Sanchez Gordillo, the mayor of the village of Marinaleda and a member of theregional parliament for the United Left party in the Andalucian regional parliament, andactivists continue their protest
  • 22. river runs through a valley near Moose Pond, Northwest Territories August 22, 2012.
  • 23. Argentine tango dance couple Guido Palacios and Florencia Castilla compete in thestage category at the Tango Dance World Cup 2012 in Buenos Aires
  • 24. A firefighter (R) extinguishes a fire that engulfed a slum area inManila
  • 25. Handout image courtesy of NASA shows tracks left by the Curiosity rover on MarsAugust 22, 2012
  • 26. Giraffes prepare to be weighed and measured during the ZSLLondon Zoos
  • 27. A fisherman walks with his catch on the banks of the Yangtze River
  • 28. The peloton rides through a canyon during stage two of the USAPro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on August 21,2012
  • 29. Tracer bullets ricochet off their targets as the Japanese Ground Self-Defence Force
  • 30. A woman holds her baby as Palestinians enjoy a day at a beach during Eid al-Fitr, whichmarks the end of the holy month of Ramadan
  • 31. A man waves a Romanian flag during a protest against President Traian Basescu inBucharest
  • 32. An aerial picture shows a derailed S-Bahn commuter train near Tegel station in Berlin
  • 33. Indian Muslims take part in Eid al-Fitr prayers at Jama Masjid in New Delhi,
  • 34. A humpback whales lunges out of the water to feed near a gathering of spectators justoff a beach at San Luis Obispo, Calif. END