Just after midnight, stars shine above a San Diego Trolley that's dead in its tracks above a darkened Friars Road in San Diego. A guard was posted on the electric light rail unit all night until power was restored later in the morning.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles TimesLink
A construction worker arrives for work at the World Trade Center construction site. National and city leaders Sunday will commemorate 10th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, with a ceremony unveiling a memorial.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BRIAN SNYDER / ReutersLink
People gather to mourn the victims of Wednesday's jet crash 150 miles northeast of Moscow. Russian air accident investigators began examining recorder boxes Friday the plane earlier this week and killed 36 players, coaches and staff of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl ice hockey team, including European national team and former NHL players.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Misha Japaridze / Associated PressLink
Russian investigators inspect the wreckage of the YAK-42 plane near a runaway of the Tunoshna airport outside Yaroslavl. The plane was carrying the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl ice hockey team when it crashed Wednesday after takeoff near Yaroslavl. The crash killed 43 of the 45 people aboard.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAXIM SHIPENKOV / EPALink
A masked Palestinian waves the Palestinian national flag as he runs to seek cover from smoke during the weekly protest against the settlement of Qadomim, near the village of Kofr Qadom, west of Nablus City in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALAA BADARNEH / EPALink
An Egyptian protester holds a Koran during a mass rally at Tahrir Square calling for reforms as the ruling military warned it would respond harshly to any violence by activists.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMED HOSSAM / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
The duchess of Devonshire views the sculpture "Burning Desire" by Marc Quinn in the gardens of her home. The work is part of the "Beyond Limits" exhibition of modern and contemporary sculpture displayed in the gardens of Chatsworth by Sotheby's.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christopher Furlong / Getty ImagesLink
Volunteers pull para-triathletes out of the water for the next part of their race in the Paratriathlon category of the 2011 ITU World Championship Series Grand Final in Changping District on the outskirts of Beijng. More than 60 para-triathletes from 19 countries compete across six different classifications in the competition where they swim, cycle and run.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOW HWEE YOUNG / EPALink
A Dalmatian pelican nestles its head in its feathers as rain leaves water droplets on its feathers at the Berlin Zoo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sean Gallup / Getty ImagesLink
People carry a giant national flag during an Independence Day celebration.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nozim Kalandrov / ReutersLink
Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain drives his car in the pit lane during the second free practice session for the Italian F1 grand prix at the Monza circuit ahead of Sunday's race.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STEFANO RELLANDINI / ReutersLink
Performance group "Teia Muv" perform along remains of the Berlin Wall. The Brazilian street performers from Salvador de Bahia are visiting Berlin for a month, performing their routine and interacting with locals and tourists.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ODD ANDERSEN / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
New Zealand rugby union fans gather in a street during the opening game of the 2011 Rugby World Cup between New Zealand and Tonga.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BRADLEY AMBROSE / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
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