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Environmental activist Elise Nabor, dressed as Barbie and driving a skiploader, is stopped by an El Segundo police officer a half-block away from the Mattel headquarters in El Segundo, where fellow Greenpeace activists climbed down the 15-story building and displayed a giant banner protesting the toy company's use of paper packaging material from the Indonesian rain forests.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

This natural-color satellite image, provided by NASA, of the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle eruption in Chile shows the ash plume from the volcano as it blows first northeast, then southeast across Argentina toward the Atlantic Ocean.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MODIS / NASA

Lightning strikes the 623-foot high Turning Torso building.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHAN NILSSON / AFP

Tribesmen loyal to dissident tribal leader Sheik Sadiq Ahmar inspect damage at his house.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AHMAD GHARABLI / AFP

Smoke rises after a NATO airstrike.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / EPA

Serbian fans cheer after a flair was lit during a soccer match against Australia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Brownbill / Associated Press

Atsuto Uchida fights for the ball during a soccer match between the Czech Republic and Japan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shizuo Kambayashi / Associated Press

Indian television star and yoga guru Baba Ramdev displays how much weight he has lost from a hunger strike in protest of government corruption.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gurinder Osan / Associated Press

A cygnet -- also known as a baby swan -- sits on the back of an adult on the Outer Alster lake.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MALTE CHRISTIANS / DPA

Seal pups enjoy the water at a rescue facility's pool.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Heribert Proepper / Associated Press

A diver feeds a rare 16-foot-long whale shark during training for a feeding show at the Hakkeijima Sea Paradise aquarium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO / AFP

St. Bernards and staff members of the Barry Foundation head to the Great St. Bernard Pass while returning from their winter quarters in Martigny. The dogs will spend the summer on the pass and return to Martigny by the end of the year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEAN-CHRISTOPHE BOTT / KEYSTONE

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Pictures in the News | June 7, 2011

Today’s Pictures in the News highlights include images of nature’s power, man’s conflict, and some adorable creatures:

NASA releases a satellite photo of Chile’s Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcano eruption that has forced thousands from their homes, grounded airline flights in southern Argentina and coated ski resorts with a gritty layer of dust instead of snow. In Tripoli, smoke rises in the sky after a NATO airstrike. On a lake in Hamburg, a cygnet — also known as a baby swan — sits on the back of an adult. And St. Bernards travel from their winter quarters in Martigny, Switzerland,  to their summer home on the Great St. Bernard Pass.

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