Soldiers from the Philippines Marines Drum and Bugle Corps rehearse a performance for upcoming Independence Day celebrations in Manila. The Philippines will mark its 114th Independence Day on Tuesday to remember the country's declaration of freedom from Spanish rule in 1898.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROLEX DELA PENA / EPALink
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates his victory with friends and family after the men's singles final against Novak Djokovic of Serbia during Day 16 of the French Open at Roland Garros in Paris.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matthew Stockman / Getty ImagesLink
A firefighter uses a circular saw to cut open a cage as a man identified as David Bronner protests from inside the case on a street near the White House in Washington, D.C. Bronner was detained by police as he was protesting against U.S. federal policy that prevents farmers from growing industrial hemp.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEWEL SAMAD / AFPLink
England's fans wearing masks of Queen Elizabeth II wait prior to the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group D match between France and England in Donetsk, Ukraine.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirsty Wigglesworth / Associated PressLink
This photo shows Simone Noel scooping up her miniature dachshund Daisy, who is dressed to show support for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, during the outdoor dog festival Woofstock in Toronto on Sunday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michelle Siu / The Canadian PressLink
The U.S. Army Fife and Drum Corps performs during a celebration of the 237th birthday of the U.S. Army on the grounds of George Washington's Mount Vernon estate in Mount Vernon, Va. The Continental Army was founded on June 14, 1775, in response to the colonies' revolt against British rule in the Americas and was led by Commander-in-chief George Washington.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Wilson / Getty Images North AmericaLink
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky walks into the Centre County Courthouse before the first day of his child sex abuse trial begins in Bellefonte, Penn. Sandusky is charged with 52 criminal counts of alleged sexual abuse of children.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick Smith / Getty ImagesLink
A Pakistani man climbs on the wreckage of a passenger bus destroyed by a bomb near Dreengar town in Mastung district. A motorbike bomb exploded near a passenger bus in the insurgency-hit southwestern Pakistani province of Baluchistan, killing three passengers and wounding 12 others, officials said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BANARAS KHAN / AFPLink
A protester attacks a commercial unit during a protest in downtown Montreal on Sunday. Police arrested dozens of protesters before Sunday's Grand Prix, as students rallying for months over tuition hikes used the Formula One event to highlight their plight.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STEEVE DUGUAY / AFPLink
Supporters of Bangladesh's 18-party opposition alliance have a mass rally in Dhaka. The opposition led by former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia is demanding that the government restore a caretaker government system to oversee the next general elections slated to be held in 2014.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Zia Islam / Associated PressLink
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