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The Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., is seen as a backdrop to the cherry blossoms, which are in full bloom due to the early warm weather along the East Coast. The blossoms are expected to reach their peak Tuesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAREN BLEIER / AFP / Getty Images

An Asian Openbill stork searches for food in an agricultural field during sunset in Morigaon district of Assam state.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / EPA

Young people walk away from the Ozar Hatorah Jewish school, where four people (three of them children) were killed and one seriously wounded when a gunman opened fire. This is the third gun attack in a week by a man who fled on a motorbike.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: REMY GABALDA / AFP / Getty Images

A rebel of the Free Syrian Army, who have found refuge in the mountains close to Al-Janoudia village, in Idlib province in northern Syria, sits on the ground as he rests in an old storehouse, a year after a revolt against President Bashar al-Assad's regime erupted.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GIORGOS MOUTAFIS / AFP / Getty Images

Syrian refugees walk through woods helped by rebels from the Free Syrian Army as they attempt to cross the northwestern part of the Syrian border with neighboring Turkey, a year after a revolt against President Bashar al-Assad's regime erupted.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GIORGOS MOUTAFIS / AFP / Getty Images

Demonstrators wave Palestinian flags during a rally demanding that Egypt provide the Gaza Strip with electricity and diesel outside the Rafah border crossing with Egypt.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hatem Moussa / Associated Press

A supporter of former President Mohamed Nasheed throws a stone toward police during a protest near the Parliament against President Mohammed Waheed Hassan. The new president of the Maldives addressed lawmakers and opened Parliament amid vehement protests by the opposition on Monday, nearly six weeks after he took office in a contentious power transfer that his predecessor has called a coup.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sinan Hussain / AFP / Getty Images

French soldiers exit the Cathedral Saint-Louis carrying the coffin of late French filmmaker and war correspondent Pierre Schoendoerffer during a funeral ceremony at the Invalides. Schoendoerffer died March 14 at age 83.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: IAN LANGSDON / EPA

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, meets a young admirer during a visit to open the Treehouse Children's Hospice.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WPA Pool / Getty Images

Egyptian Christian Copts wait in a queue to enter Saint Mark's Coptic Cathedral in Cairo's al-Abbassiya district. Tens of thousands of grieving Coptic Christians bid farewell to Pope Shenuda III, the spiritual leader of the Middle East's largest Christian minority. Shenuda died on March 16 at the age of 88 after a long illness, setting in motion the process to elect a new patriarch for the Middle East's largest Christian community.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA / AFP / Getty Images

Chinese tourists pose for photos outside the Forbidden City in Beijing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARK RALSTON / AFP / Getty Images

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Pictures in the News | March 19, 2012

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Fallen LAPD officers honored

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Pictures in the News | March 19, 2012

Monday’s Pictures in the News begins in Washington, D.C., where the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., serves as a backdrop to the cherry blossoms, which are in full bloom due to the early warm weather along the East Coast. The blossoms are expected to reach their peak Tuesday.

In France, four people (three of them children), were killed and one seriously wounded when a gunman opened fire at the Ozar Hatorah Jewish school in Toulouse.  This is the third gun attack in a week by a man who fled on a motorbike.

In Syria, refugees walk through woods helped by rebels from the Free Syrian Army as they attempt to cross the northwestern part of the Syrian border with neighboring Turkey, a year after a revolt against President Bashar al-Assad’s regime erupted. In Egypt, tens of thousands of grieving Coptic Christians bid farewell to Pope Shenuda III, the spiritual leader of the Middle East’s largest Christian minority.  Shenuda died on March 16 at the age of 88 after a long illness, setting in motion the process to elect a new patriarch for the Middle East’s largest Christian community.

Elsewhere, French soldiers exit the Cathedral Saint-Louis in Paris carrying the coffin of late French filmmaker and war correspondent Pierre Schoendoerffer during a funeral ceremony; Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, meets a young admirer during a visit to open the Treehouse Children’s Hospice in England; and Chinese tourists pose for photos outside the Forbidden City in Beijing.

1 Comment

  1. April 15, 2012, 7:22 pm

    Would it be possible to have a corresponding photo for each news item submitted?

    By: bocar@gmail.com

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