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A soldier from the armed forces of Belarus smashes a block of concrete with a hammer on the chest of a fellow soldier lying on a bed of nails at the MILEX-2011 arms and military equipment exhibition. Several countries from the former Soviet Union took part in the exhibition.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VASILY FEDOSENKO / Reuters

Filipino children play in a flooded street.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DENNIS M. SABANGAN / EPA

A wind gust hits, from left, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, President Obama, Prince Charles, First Lady Michelle Obama and Prince Philip as they watch an honor guard at Buckingham Palace during the Obamas' state visit to Britain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LEON NEAL / AFP

President Obama reviews the honor guard at Buckingham Palace.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christopher Furlong / Getty Images Europe

California Highway Patrol officers investigate the scene of an officer-involved fatal crash.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

A volunteer looks for survivors in the rubble of a home after a devastating tornado hit Joplin, Mo., on Sunday, that killed at least 117 people.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ERIC THAYER / Reuters

Tribesmen carry an injured fellow tribesman amid clashes with police near the house of the tribal leader Shiekh Sadiq al-Ahmar. Police forces exchanged sporadic gunfire with guards of al-Ahmar, who has sided with protesters demanding an end to President Ali Abdullah Saleh's rule, witnesses said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khaled Abdullah / Reuters

A demonstrator sleeps as people camp out in the Puerta del Sol two days after Spanish regional and local elections. Tens of thousands of protesters have joined daily with those camped out for the last 10 days to protest the government's handling of the economic crisis.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SUSANA VERA / Reuters

Russian space agency personnel carry U.S. astronaut Catherine Coleman shortly after her landing in a Soyuz southeast of the Kazakh town of Jezkazgan. The Soyuz capsule brought back Italian, Russian and American astronauts from the International Space Station.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MIKHAIL METZEL / AFP

Road workers in raincoats walk to the construction site of a highway on the outskirts of this Black Sea resort due to host the Winter Olympics in 2014 and the World Cup in 2018.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MIKHAIL MORDASOV / AFP

A man clears ash from the windshield of his car during daylight hours near the erupting Grimsvoetn volcano.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VILHELDM GUNNARSSON / AFP

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Here’s some highlights from Tuesday’s Pictures in the News: Gusty summer winds in London threaten a bad hair day for First Lady Michelle Obama as she and the president visit Buckingham Palace. In Belarus, a soldier has a block of concrete smashed on his chest while lying on a bed of nails. Closer to home a volunteer looks for survivors in the rubble of a home after a devastating tornado hit Joplin, Mo.

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