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Team GB fans wave Union Jacks as they enjoy the atmosphere on Day 5 of the London Olympics at Eton Dorney.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Quinn Rooney / Getty Images

Great Britain's Heather Stanning and Helen Glover celebrate after winning the gold medal for the women's rowing pair in Eton Dorney.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris Carlson / Associated Press

White House guests watch as President Obama walks across the South Lawn toward Marine One.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Haraz N. Ghanbari / Associated Press

Mime artists Viola, left, and Maciek take a break in the shade, near the Brandenburg Gate. The Polish street artists used to perform in front of the landmark.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gero Breloer / Associated Press

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey world-famous Clown Alley demonstrates the proper "pieing" technique as hundreds of circus fans break the Guinness World Record for the biggest shaving cream pie fight.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brandon Wade / Invision

Rescuers help a resident cross a swollen river after a mudslide in Yunnan province, which killed at least three people and left 11 missing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFP / Getty Images

Russian policemen arrest an opposition activists during a protest to demand the right to assemble.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLGA MALTSEVA / AFP / Getty Images

Rebel Free Syrian Army fighters capture a policeman, who the rebels say is a pro-regime militiaman, as they overrun a police station.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EMIN OZMEN / AFP / Getty Images

A national parks ranger inspects a dead 30-ton humpback whale at Newport Beach. The whale washed up as rough seas lashed parts of Australia's east coast.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TORSTEN BLACKWOOD / AFP / Getty Images

Workers collect litter in front of the U.S. embassy gate after flooding brought on by Typhoon Saola forced the embassy to close for the day. At least eight people have died in the storm, officials say.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAY DIRECTO / AFP / Getty Images

Diners sit on toilet-shaped seats in a toilet-themed restaurant. Themed restaurants in China have become popular recently to attract the growing middle class and their spending power.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER PARKS / AFP / Getty Images

A Congolese woman prays during an ecumenical service for peace. North Kivu province has been wracked by conflict in recent months, as M23 rebels pitch themselves against the Congolese army.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHIL MOORE / AFP / Getty Images

A woman shops for rakhi, or sacred thread, on the eve of the Hindu festival Raksha Bandhan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NARINDER NANU / AFP

Bolts of lightning streak to the ground as a severe thunderstorm moves through the eastern part of the state.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mike Lawrence / Associated Press

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Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in England, where Team GB fans wave Union Jacks as they enjoy the atmosphere on Day 5 of the London Olympics. They had plenty to cheer about as Great Britain’s Heather Stanning and Helen Glover celebrate after winning the gold for the women’s rowing pair in Eton Dorney. See galleries

Here in the U.S., White House guests watch as President Obama walks across the South Lawn toward Marine One; Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey world-famous Clown Alley demonstrate the proper “pieing” technique; and bolts of lightning streak to the ground as a severe thunderstorm moves through eastern Kentucky.

In Syria, Rebel Free Syrian Army fighters capture a policeman as they overrun a police station in Aleppo, and Russian policemen arrest an opposition activists in St. Petersburg, where demonstrations were staged to demand the right to assemble.

Elsewhere, diners sit on toilet-shaped seats in a toilet-themed restaurant in Shanghai; mime artists painted in gold and silver take a break in the shade near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin; and rescuers help a resident cross a swollen river after a mudslide in China’s Yunnan province killed at least three people and left 11 missing.

Add stops in Australia, India and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to round out the report.

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