Actress Kate Hudson attends "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" premiere and opening ceremony during the 69th Venice International Film Festival at Palazzo del Cinema on Wednesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christine Pettinger / Getty ImagesLink
A heifer gores a runner at the bullring after the third bull run of San Sebastian de los Reyes.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUAN CARLOS HIDALGO / EFELink
Members of the British team, bottom, go for the ball as they play Russia in a men's sitting volleyball preliminary round pool A match at the 2012 Paralympics.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Dunham / Associated PressLink
Nigeria's Desire Oparanozie, left, fights for the ball with Mexico's Olivia Jimenez during their quarterfinal soccer match of the U-20 women's World Cup.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shizuo Kambayashi / Associated PressLink
Residents evacuate an area of rising waters from Hurricane Isaac rains in Slidell, La., in St. Tammany Parish. Although the weather system, now downgraded to a tropical storm, had moved north, heavy rains flooded Bayou Pattasat, which backed up into the town north of New Orleans.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Moore / Getty ImagesLink
In this photo provided by China's Xinhua News Agency, the Three Gorges Hotel, left, and the passenger terminal of Chongqing Port are toppled in explosions. The 32-story landmark passenger terminal and the hotel, which face the city's Chaotianmen Square, were demolished by directional blasting.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chen Cheng / XinHuaLink
Indian air force personnel spray foam on the remains of an MI-17 helicopter, at Sarmat, near Jamnagar, Gujarat, India, that crashed after colliding in midair with another MI-17. At least six Indian air force personnel were killed, officials said. The Russian-made MI-17 helicopters were on a training sortie at a firing range when the accident occurred.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / EPALink
An Atlas V rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., in this long exposure photo. The rocket is carrying the twin Radiation Belt Storm Probes, designed to study space weather.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Craig Bailey / FLORIDA TODAYLink
A handout photograph released by NASA shows an image from Tuesday. During the 22nd Martian day, or sol, after landing on Mars, NASA's Curiosity rover drove about 52 feet eastward, the longest drive of the mission so far. The drive imprinted the wheel tracks visible in this image. The rover's rear Hazard Avoidance Camera (Hazcam) took the image after the drive. Curiosity's front and rear Hazcams have fisheye lenses for enabling the rover to see a wide swath of terrain. This image has been processed to straighten the horizon.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASA JPL CALTECH / HANDOUT / NASA/JPL-CaltechLink
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