Flowers at the feet of Saif Islam Kadafi, the son of Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi. He addressed a group of supporters in Tripoli, pledging to take the fight to the rebels. "We are coming," he said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles TimesLink
Rebels monitor traffic at a checkpoint in Port Brega, where the ragtag revolutionary army was in full retreat by late Thursday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
A mourner at the funeral for a rebel killed in Bin Jawad during clashes with forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SUHAIB SALEM / REUTERSLink
Egyptian Coptic Christians grieve over the coffins of seven victims of sectarian clashes during a mass funeral at Manshiet Nasser, a squatter settlement on the eastern outskirts of Cairo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AMR ABDALLAH DALSH / REUTERSLink
Iditarod musher Hans Gatt washes dog-food trays near the hot-water barrel at the Takotna checkpoint during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bob Hallinen / Anchorage Daily News/APLink
English Pointers have a snooze on the first day of the Crufts Dog Show in Birmingham.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EDDIE KEOGH / REUTERSLink
A worker at the Vasa Museum replaces an iron bolt, originally installed on the ship in the 1960s, with one made from stainless steel, part of a major refurbishment of the Swedish 17th century warship. The vessel sank less than a nautical mile into her maiden voyage in 1628 and was salvaged in 1961, over three centuries later.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JONATHAN NACKSTRAND / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A child rests on a pile of oranges at a local fruit market.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAYAZ AZIZ / REUTERSLink
Abraham Wilson of Pensacola carries his surfboard along the beach on a sunny day. With spring break approaching, crews continue to remove oil from Gulf Coast beaches after last year's spill.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eric Thayer / Getty ImagesLink
Gerald Robinson of the University of Georgia shoots over Adrian Forbes of Auburn University during the first round of the SEC tournament.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin C. Cox / Getty ImagesLink
A worker updates the leader board during the first round of the Puerto Rico Open golf tournament.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ricardo Arduengo / Associated PressLink
Cars are parked on higher ground along railroad tracks as residents brace for possible flooding from the Pompton River. Heavy rain is expected in the area.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Julio Cortez / Associated PressLink
South Korea's Hwang Hyun-Sun crashes into a barrier during a training session for the World Short Track Speed Skating Championships. She was not hurt in the crash.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Dunham / Associated PressLink
Members of the U.S. men's and women's teams are framed by arena drapes during a training session for the World Short Track Speed Skating Championships.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Dunham / Associated PressLink
Striking dockworkers spray police with water cannons as officials try to unblock access to the port.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEAN-PAUL PELISSIER / ReutersLink
People play in front of a wave crashing into a seaside promenade as high winds sweep through ahead of an impending storm.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAMAL SAIDI / ReutersLink
Officials search for survivors in a collapsed building after a magnitude 5.8 earthquake. At least 22 people died in the quake, and 200 others were injured, authorities said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: XIAO FANG / FeaturechinaLink
Residents wade through a flooded street after heavy rains. No casualties were reported, officials said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nickee Butlangan / Associated PressLink
Shrapnel flies through the air as a tank shell explodes near rebel fighters defending a position against Moammar Kadafi's forces.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFPLink
Protesters throw a comrade into the air as they demand an end to the regime of President Ali Abdullah Saleh
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AHMAD GHARABLI / AFPLink
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officers walk past a sleeping protester in the state Capitol rotunda as they walk to their checkpoints. Dozens of protesters flooded the Capitol following a Senate vote approving restrictions on collective bargaining by public employees.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALLEN FREDRICKSON / ReutersLink
The aurora borealis fills the sky above the Kenai Mountains.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: M. Scott Moon / Peninsula ClarionLink
A Pointer dog is seen in a show ring during the first day of the annual Crufts dog show.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEN STANSALL / AFPLink
A 2011 Volkswagen Golf Cabrio is lifted into a storage tower at the Autostadt customer reception center at the carmaker's factory. Customers who come to pick up their car receive it after a robot extracts the vehicle from one of the two towers and brings it to them via an automated underground transport system.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sean Gallup / Getty ImagesLink
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