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Models display creations from the John Richmond spring-summer 2012 women's collection during Milan Fashion Week.


A U.S. soldier mans his machine-gun post in a bunker of Combat Outpost Pirtle King in Kunar province, eastern Afghanistan.


A member of Iran's Basiji paramilitary flashes a victory sign as he takes part in a parade to commemorate the Iran-Iraq war.


Ferrari's mechanics practice a tire change on Brazilian driver Felipe Massa's car in preparation for the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix.


Forces loyal to Libya's interim leaders cheer and wave flags in the coastal city of Surt -- the hometown of deposed leader Moammar Kadafi.


An Indian child, a survivor of Sunday's magnitude 6.9 earthquake, looks out from an opening in a tent. Rescuers in helicopters on Thursday reached some of the villages in India's remote northeast that were cut off by the powerful earthquake that rattled the Himalayan region.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Altaf Qadri / Associated Press

A boat chugs on the Hudson River in low fog covering the Statue of Liberty. The statue will celebrate its 125th anniversary on Oct. 28, and will close on Oct. 29 for one year for renovations on its interior.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Julio Cortez / Associated Press

Students, members of Greece's Communist Party, march during a protest against economic austerity and planned education measures.


A firefighter and a sculpture can be seen as a building burns in downtown Shanghai. Road workers damaged an underground gas pipe Thursday, setting off an explosion that caused a nearby building to catch fire.


An anti-death penalty protester is helped off the ground after hearing about a delay in the execution of Troy Davis. Although the Supreme Court looked at a petition for a stay, it rejected the request, and after a delay of about four hours Davis was executed by lethal injection.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stephen Morton / Associated Press

Players participate in what organizers called the world's largest dodgeball game Wednesday at UC Irvine. Almost 4,500 people took part.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Orange County Dist. Atty. Tony Rackauckas addresses a news conference Wednesday at which he announced that two Fullerton police officers would face criminal charges in the beating death of Kelly Thomas, a 37-year-old homeless man.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

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Pictures in the News | Sept. 22, 2011

Fashion Week in Milan and preparations for the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix are part of today’s Pictures in the News. Also on tap: protests in Athens, an earthquake survivor taking shelter in India, and a dodgeball game in Irvine with almost 4,500 participants.

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