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A giant model of a mammoth, which was on display at the Landesgartenschau in Rosenheim garden show, is transported back to the Natural History and Mammoth Museum in Siegdorf.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Diether Endlicher / AFP/Getty Images

An Indian paramilitary soldier stands outside a shop during curfew in Srinagar, the summer capital of Kashmir. Authorities reimposed a curfew in most parts of Kashmir as separatists called for new protests against Indian rule in the region.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Farooq Khan / EPA

People in Warsaw gather at the wooden cross set outside Poland's presidential palace in April during the days of mourning after the air crash that killed 96 people, including President Lech Kaczynski. Some stand guard at the cross while others gather to protest the crucifix's location.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tomasz Gzell / European Pressphoto Agency

Nepalese women perform rituals honoring Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction and regeneration, at Pasupati temple in Katmandu, Nepal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Binod Joshi / Associated Press

Voters wait in line outside Rugunga polling station during the presidential election in Kigali, Rwanda. Incumbent Paul Kagame is poised to win after a tense run-up marred by arrests and killings.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Simon Maina / AFP/Getty Images

People watch as Singapore Air Force Chinook helicopters fly a national flag over the financial district during a celebration to mark Singapore's 45th National Day. In his annual National Day Message, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the government's goal is to ensure that all Singaporeans enjoy the fruits of growth.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Roslan Rahman / AFP/Getty Images

Containers fall from the listing cargo ship MSC Chitra after a collision with a similar vessel off the Mumbai coast in India. At least 33 sailors on board were safely evacuated after the accident, Indian Coast Guard officials said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Divyakant Solanki / EPA

An employee of a collective farm sorts grain in the farmstead of Solnechny, about 12 miles northeast of the Russian city of Stavropol. Russia plans to discuss in October extending a ban on grain exports beyond the end of the year. The ban will go into effect Aug. 15.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eduard Korniyenko / Reuters

Aug. 9, 2010 — People carry paper lanterns in memory of the Nagasaki atomic bomb victims to release into the Urakami River. The world's second atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki by the United States during World War II, three days after the bombing of Hiroshima. The blast killed an estimated 40,000 people instantly with many thousands more dying over the years from the effects of radiation.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kiyoshi Ota / Getty Images

France's Sebastien Rouault competes during the men's 400-meter freestyle qualifications at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joe Klamar / AFP/Getty Images

An Amur leopard cub, also known as the Manchurian leopard, explores a grassland at the zoo in Leipzig, central Germany. The leopard, born on June 24, has not been named yet.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jens Meyer / Associated Press

Fernando Dudka, left, and Masha Terentieva, acrobats from "Soap, The Show," pose for photographers during a media viewing of the performance at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Moir / Reuters

Elaine Davidson, who, according to Guinness World Records is the world's most pierced woman, performs during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Cheskin / Associated Press

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Pictures in the News | Aug. 9, 2010

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Pictures in the News | Aug. 9, 2010

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Sports Week in Pictures | Aug. 13-20, 2010

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Pictures in the News | Aug. 9, 2010

Today’s selection includes images of Tiger Woods practicing his golf swing for the 92nd PGA Championship in Wisconsin, an Indian soldier in Kashmir, a giant model mammoth in Germany, a Hindu ritual in Katmandu, Nepal, as well as elections in Rwanda, mudslides in China, a celebration marking Singapore’s 45th National Day and a remembrance of the World War II bombing of Nagasaki, Japan. A 6-week-old Manchurian leopard cub in Germany and colorful and athletic performers at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland round out today’s “Pictures in the News” feature. Enjoy!

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