Sikh community and family members carry a casket with the body of a shooting victim during the funeral service at the Oak Creek High School in Oak Creek, Wisc. Six people were killed on Sunday after a gunman attacked a congregation during worship at a Sikh temple outside Milwaukee.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI / EPALink
Emergency service workers search through rubble on the ruins of homes destroyed by a collapsed reservoir in Daishan county in east China's Zhejiang province. The reservoir collapsed early in the day killing 10 and injuring 27 people in the downstream village.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LEE MIN / FEATURECHINALink
A Pakistani policeman keeps vigil as Shiite Muslims beat their chests during a religious procession. Shiite Muslims observe the death anniversary of Imam Hazrath Ali on the 21st day of Ramadan every year.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARIF ALI / AFPLink
American Brooke Crain, left, passes Alise Post, also of the U.S., who crashed in a BMX cycling women's semifinal run during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christophe Ena / Associated PressLink
The team from Great Britain competes during the synchronized swimming team free routine final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Great Britain finished sixth in the event.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark J. Terrill / APLink
Hot air balloons take part in an illuminated night glow at Ashton Court at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta on Thursday in Bristol, England. Now in its 34th year, the festival is Europe's largest annual hot air balloon event in the city that is seen by many balloonists as the home of modern ballooning.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Cardy / Getty ImagesLink
A stuntman pretends to play the piano in the air as he and his cardboard instrument are lifted by a hot air balloon during the Piano.lt summer festival. Vilnius remains one of the few European capitals allowing hot air balloons to fly over the city.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETRAS MALUKAS / AFPLink
Indian Hindu devotees pray before forming a human pyramid to break a dahi-handi, or curd-pot, suspended in the air during celebrations of Janmashtami, which marks the birth of Hindu God Lord Krishna. Hindu men and boys receive prize money by constructing a human pyramid till it is tall enough to enable the topmost person to reach the pot and claim the contents after breaking it.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PUNIT PARANJPE / AFPLink
Three newborn snow leopards lay in their hutch on Wednesday at the Szeged zoo, which is south of Budapest. Visitors can see the young animals beginning mid-August.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CSABA SEGESVARI / AFPLink
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