Costa Mesa — Cherie Capriulo, left, of Costa Mesa, and her brother, Mike Capriulo, of Hemet, enjoy a dramatic sunset from Vista Park in Costa Mesa.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles TimesLink
Barcelona, Spain — A demonstrator clashes with a riot police officer in central Barcelona during the general strike in Spain held in protest of tough government labor reforms and austerity measures.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOSEP LAGO / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Santa Monica — Irina Levi of Santa Monica tries to avoid getting wet while waking under the pier at Santa Monica State Beach.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles TimesLink
Kondoli, Georgia — A man empties a bucket of grapes during a harvest near the village of Kondoli, east of Tbilisi. Wine exports increased 25% this year compared with 2009, Prime Minister Nikoloz Gilauri said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAVID MDZINARISHVILI / REUTERSLink
St. Petersburg, Fla. — Baltimore Orioles left fielder Corey Patterson misses a fly ball during the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kim Klement / US PRESSWIRELink
Seville, Spain — Performers block the entrance of a bar during a nationwide general strike. Spanish labor groups have called the first general strike in eight years to protest against spending cuts the government says are needed to allay concerns the country could slide into a debt crisis. The sign reads, "I'm on minimum service".
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARCELO DEL POZO / ReutersLink
Malaga, Spain — A picketer shouts at a police officer at the entrance to a department store during a nationwide general strike in Spain.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JON NAZCA / ReutersLink
Brussels, Belgium — Marchers demonstrate against the economic policies of the European Union, which is demanding that its members hold the line against deficits.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GEORGES GOBET / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Santa Maria Tlauhuitoltepec, Mexico — A man looks for survivors in the aftermath of a landslide that buried houses in Oaxaca state.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
KIEV, Ukraine — An elderly man weeps during a rally commemorating the victims of the 1941 Nazi massacre in Babi Yar, in the suburbs of Kiev. At least 33,000 people were killed in 48 hours. In the following months the number topped 100,000.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GLEB GARANICH / ReutersLink
Newport, Wales — European Ryder Cup player Martin Kaymer of Germany hits out of a bunker on the 10th hole during a practice round for the Ryder Cup.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIERAN DOHERTY / ReutersLink
Jerusalem, Israel — Rabbi Menahem Furman prays at the end of the week-long religious Sukkoth festival at the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City. Sukkoth commemorates the 40 years of wandering in the desert after the exodus of Jews from Egypt 3,200 years ago.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Belgrade, Serbia — Partizan Belgrade fans wave their team's flag during a Champions League Group H soccer match against Arsenal.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIMITAR DILKOFF / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Pyongyang, North Korea — Korean People's Army soldiers in Jonsung Square mark the reelection of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il as general secretary of the Workers' Party.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Hanoi, Vietnam — A Communist flag is displayed for sale at a souvenir shop in Hanoi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KHAM / ReutersLink
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