The smoldering remains of a home destroyed by the Crown fire on Elizabeth Lake Road in Leona Valley, northern Los Angeles County.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles TimesLink
A woman walks past an image of lips at a department store in Tokyo on July 30, 2010. Core consumer prices posted their 16th straight month of annual declines in June, suggesting that domestic demand still lacks strength and may slow Japan's exit from deflation.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Yuriko Nakao / ReutersLink
A Chinese participant takes part in the opening ceremony of the second International Equestrianism Endurance Competition at a race ground in Xilin Gol League, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region on July 30, 2010. The two-day competition kicked off on Friday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patty Chen / ReutersLink
Residents carry their belongings through a flooded road in Risalpur, located in Nowshera District, in Pakistan's Northwest Frontier Province on July 30, 2010. About 150 people have been killed by flashfloods and bad weather in Pakistan in the last week, with the country's northwest and Baluchistan provinces bearing the brunt of the storms.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Adrees Latif / ReutersLink
Employers of the private television station Siyatha TV sit behind a broken glass panel in Colombo on July 30, 2010. Unidentified attackers torched the news studio with a petrol bomb in the early hours on Friday, injuring three workers, according to the police. Sinhala broadcasters Siyatha Radio and Siyatha TV, as well as the English-language Real FM and Tamil-language Vettri FM, who share the same building, have been off the air while investigations are ongoing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dinuka Liyanawatte / ReutersLink
Bjornar Ustad Kristensen (top) of Norway and Vincent Zaouaoui Dandrieux (R) of France jump a water obstacle in the men's 3000 metres steeplechase heats at the European Athletics Championships in Barcelona on July 30, 2010.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dominic Ebenbichler / ReutersLink
An artist displays her makeup at the 2010 Taiwan International Tattoo Convention in Taipei July 30, 2010. The convention which is slated to run from July 30 - August 1 aims to gather people from all over the world to promote the industry and garner positive thinking towards tattoos.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nicky Loh / ReutersLink
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