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Judy Watson, left, consoles Livia Chiurazzni at the scene where a gunman killed eight people at Salon Meritage in Seal Beach. A ninth victim is in critical condition at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Chiurazzni works at the salon next door.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Residents catch relief goods distributed from a helicopter. About one-third of the country has been inundated by deadly monsoons, floods and mudslides since mid-July.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sukree Sukplang / Reuters

Participants are led by "blind walk" creator Alex Rudolph during a tour through the city.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Oliver Berg / European PressPhoto Agency

Final testing takes place on new spillway at Russia's largest hydroelectric power station. The spillway was constructed as an emergency outlet in times of flooding or technical failure.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ilya Naymushin / Reuters

Novice monks at the Dechen Phrodrang Buddhist monastery look down from a hilltop in the capital.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Adrees Latif / Reuters

Artist Kitty Kraus' artwork Untitled (Spiegellampe) is displayed at the White Cube Bermondsey gallery, newly opened to the public.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luke MacGregor / Reuters

A worker floats on rubber tube as he collects water chestnuts from a village pond.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ajay Verma / Reuters

Family members of prisoners wait for their release outside the Insein central prisonn. Myanmar started to free dozens of prisoners, including political detainees, in a further sign of change in the authoritarian state after decades of repression.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Soe Than Win / AFP / Getty Images

A man sells newspapers a day after Liberia's second post-war polls, in which incumbent President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf received a controversial late boost by winning the Nobel Peace prize. Provisional results are expected in one day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Issouf Sanogo / AFP / Getty Images

Syrian regime supporters wave the Baath party flag during a demonstration to show their support for President Bashar Assad and thank Russia and China for blocking a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning Syria for its brutal crackdown.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muzaffar Salman / Associated Press

An Indian villager sets dried earthen lamps.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Biswaranjan Rout / Associated Press

A protester participates in a rally against a free-trade agreement between South Korea and the United States near the U.S. Embassy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahn Young-joon / Associated Press

The moon sets into a fog bank at dawn as fishermen on the Huntington Beach Pier watch their lines and others take a stroll on the sand.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

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Pictures in the News | October 12, 2011

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Pictures in the News | October 12, 2011

Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Thailand, where residents affected by the recent flooding receive relief goods distributed via helicopter.

An entrepreneur in Germany has come up with a different approach to sightseeing – a blind walking tour through the city of Cologne.

In Asia, family members of prisoners wait for their release outside the Insein central prison in Yangon. The release of roughly 2,000 political detainees, including pro-democracy campaigners, journalists, monks and lawyers, has long been a key demand of Western powers that have imposed sanctions on the country also known as Burma.

Add stops in Liberia, Syria, Russia and California to round out the report. Check back later in the day as we add to our Pictures in the News feature.

1 Comment

  1. October 13, 2011, 12:55 am

    Thanks Marc, I'm from Thailand and looking for the news about this.

    By: Marcyalex

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