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Week in pics june

  1. 1. World News June, 2010 World Cup Thousands of fans in "Red Devil" shirts cheer on South Korea. They had plenty to celebrate on June 12 in the streets of Daegu, a provincial city about 185 miles south of Seoul, when South Korea beat Greece 2-0. Employees at a supermarket in George, South Africa react after a goal against Mexico on June 11 during the opening game of the World Cup. Violence in Krygyzstan People help an elderly Uzbek man in front of his burnt-out house in Osh on Tuesday, June 15. Uzbekistan closed its border to refugees fleeing the deadly violence in Kyrgyzstan, some of whom have accused government forces of helping armed gangs slaughter ethnic Uzbeks.
  2. 2. Flood in Arkansas Search crews recovered 20 bodies, the final victim was found Monday, June 14 along a 10-mile stretch of the river after a flash flood swept through a popular Arkansas campground on June 11. During the night of June 11th, water rose 8 feet in one hour, leading to a flash flood and washing away the popular campground. Storm Chasing A Doppler On Wheels (DOW) radar scans a supercell thunderstorm in southeastern Wyoming on June 5. This storm made a strong, long-track tornado that was observed by VORTEX2 (Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment 2). To date, it is the most comprehensively- observed tornado ever. Pelican in distress A brown pelican coated in heavy oil wallows in the surf, June 4, on East Grand Terre Island, La. Oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster is coming ashore in large volumes across southern Louisiana.
  3. 3. Wash, rinse, repeat Laundrymen work at the Dhobi Ghat laundry in Mumbai on June 5. Termed as the world's largest outdoor laundry, Dhobi Ghat is where Mumbai's traditional laundrymen work to wash clothes from different parts of the city. The open-air laundry has about 700 washing platforms made of stones. In the spotlight, again Joran van der Sloot, left, is escorted by police officers to the airport in Santiago, Chile, on June 4. Van der Sloot, of the Netherlands, who was arrested twice but never charged over the disappearance of U.S. student Natalee Holloway in Aruba in 2005, was handed over by Chilean police to authorities in Peru, where he is a prime suspect in the slaying of a 21-year-old woman in May. A boy looks longingly at his ice cream during the Corpus Christi celebration in La Villa, Panama, on June 3. Corpus Christi is celebrated by Roman Catholics and other Christians to proclaim the truth of the "transubstantiation," the changing of bread and wine into the body and blood of Christ during Mass.