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Burning houses are surrounded by water Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Reuters

Evacuees try to comfort each other Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Reuters

Houses are swept by a tsunami-generated wave Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Reuters

A man looks for supplies in a store in Tokyo that has almost sold out of food and drink as people are unable to return home after the earthquake.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YURIKO NAKAO / Reuters

Protesters attend Friday prayers in Benghazi. Troops loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi intensified their counteroffensive to retake ground from out-gunned insurgents who appealed to foreign powers to impose a no-fly zone to stop the onslaught.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SUHAIB SALEM / Reuters

A girl waves Yemen's national flag during a rally to demand the ouster of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa. Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets across Yemen, trying to draw record crowds to show Saleh his offers of reform would not soften their demand for his resignation.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khaled Abdullah / Reuters

An Israeli security officer fires a tear gas canister during clashes with Palestinian youths in the mostly Arab neighborhood of Silwan in East Jerusalem.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIR ELIAS / Reuters

Photographers take pictures of space shuttle Endeavour as it sits atop launch pad 39A after arriving from the Vehicle Assembly Building to prepare for Mission STS-134 at the Kennedy Space Center. The launch of Endeavour is scheduled for April 19 with Mission Commander Mark Kelly and five other crew members aboard. Kelly is the husband of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was wounded in a shooting in Tucson in January.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOE SKIPPER / Reuters

Gareth Delve, third from top, of Australia's Melbourne Rebels flies into Ryan Kankowski, front, of South Africa's Sharks during their Super Rugby union match.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MICK TSIKAS / Reuters

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Friday’s Pictures in the News begins in Japan, where an 8.9 earthquake off the Pacific coast sets off a massive tsunami, resulting in floods, fires and the closure of airports and transit systems. The earthquake struck 80 miles offshore at 2:46 p.m. Friday Japan time. Homes are swept by water following the tsunami in Natori City;  evacuees stand around Shinjuku Central Park in Tokyo; and people look for supplies in a store in Tokyo that has almost sold out of food and drink as people are unable to return home after the earthquake.

Protesters attend Friday prayers in Benghazi as troops loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi intensify their counteroffensive to retake ground from out-gunned insurgents; thousands of protesters take to the streets across Yemen to show President Saleh that his offers of reform would not soften their demand for his resignation; and Israeli security officers fire tear gas canisters during clashes with Palestinian youths in the mostly Arab neighborhood of Silwan in East Jerusalem.

5 Comments

  1. March 11, 2011, 1:07 pm

    not the best news to wake up to. and I believe this is not considered to be the "Big One" to hit Tokyo.
    los angeles has been long overdue and can only hope and pray that L.A. will be truly prepared. we've been spared in the last 16 + years of massive devastation.

    By: ahipshooter
  2. March 11, 2011, 8:29 pm

    Oh my goodness… Have you seen the pictures from the post dedicated to the devistation? Dear God this is terrible! Bless the firemen and military efforts to dig this country out…

    By: Mel
  3. March 13, 2011, 4:20 am

    Please pray to God for He is alive! and no other! I am from Malta and sympethise for the people who had suffered I am realy concerend about you people . Could not stop worrying about you all. May God who died and suffered for us all be with you. xxxxxx

    By: yahoo.com
  4. March 13, 2011, 4:23 am

    Dear God bless all who is giving a helping hand. Bless all the people who had suffered . Give them strenght and keep them safe. I pray all this in the name of our Father Jesus Christ Amen and Amen

    By: rosetroth@yahoo.com
  5. March 27, 2011, 7:33 pm

    I am extremely sorry for the people who had badly affected. I have nothing to say: God of comfort, let comfort them.

    By: N Tinggeu Zeme

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