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Pictures in the News | Aug. 9, 2012

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.