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Civil Defense Force personnel march during a celebration of Singapore's Independence Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong Maye-E / Associated Press

Fireworks explode during the national celebration to mark the 47th anniversary of Singapore's independence.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong Maye-E / Associated Press

A.J. Mills, 7, of Leominster, Mass., gets a hug Wednesday from his sister, Spc. Megan Mills of the Army National Guard, who just returned from a yearlong deployment in the Middle East.. She surprised him by throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before his baseball game.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Love / Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise

A young Indian Hindu devotee dressed as the Hindu god Lord Krishna stands among family members before a dress competition on the eve of "Krishna Janmashtami." The Janmashtami marks the birth of Lord Krishna.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MANJUNATH KIRAN / AFP

A National Cadet Corps cadet leads a snake awareness show during a training camp.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJEEV GUPTA / EPA

Mountain rescuers recover the propeller of the U.S. warplane C-53 Skytrooper "Dakota," which crashed in 1946 on the Gauli Glacier in the Bernese Alps. Three climbers discovered a propeller piece at the end of July.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gaetan Bally / KEYSTONE

Riot police stand near a bus burned by students during a protest to demand President Sebastian Pinera's government to improve the quality of public education.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CLAUDIO SANTANA / AFP

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In Thursday’s Pictures in the News: Fireworks explode during a national celebration to mark the 47th anniversary of Singapore’s independence; a young boy gets a surprise during his baseball game when his sister, just back after a yearlong deployment in the Middle East, throws out the first pitch; mountain rescuers recover the propeller of U.S. warplane C-53 Skytrooper “Dakota” that crashed in 1946; and there’s more.

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