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Investigators work the scene in Long Beach where a man suspected of stealing a white BMW was killed by police after allegedly producing a weapon at the end of a pursuit.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius appears at the Magistrate Court in Pretoria for a bail hearing. He is charged with murdering his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXANDER JOE / AFP

Wounded Syrians sit together after a powerful car bomb exploded near the headquarters of Syria's ruling Baath party in the center of Damascus. The blast sent thick smoke billowing across the capital's skyline and all roads in the area were quickly sealed off, an AFP correspondent said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: - / AFP

Snow falls on the burned-out remains of JJ's at the Country Club Plaza shopping district. A Missouri Gas Energy official said a subcontractor working for a cable company hit a natural gas line with an underground borer more than an hour before Tuesday's explosion.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Orlin Wagner / Associated Press

Indian yoga participants preform exercises during the inaugural session of the World Yoga Conference. The three-day event will host more than 300 delegates from different countries.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STRDEL / AFP

Dave Patterson tinkers with a model train as enthusiasts gather for the Model Rail Scotland exhibition.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images Europe

Four U.S. Navy F-18 Hornets drop down from the clouds Wednesday as they prepare to land at Naval Air Station Key West.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAREN BLEIER / AFP

An Indian driver stands among dozens of auto-rickshaws parked during a nationwide strike called by trade unions, which are protesting rising prices and government policies to open the economy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Altaf Qadri / Associated Press

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Pictures in the News | Feb. 21, 2013

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Pictures in the News | Feb. 21, 2013

In Thursday’s Pictures in the News: Investigators work the scene in Long Beach where a man suspected of stealing a white BMW was killed by police; wounded Syrians sit on the ground after a powerful car bomb exploded in the center of Damascus; Indian yoga participants perform exercises during the inaugural session of the World Yoga Conference; model train enthusiasts prepare for the Model Rail Scotland exhibition in Glasgow; and there’s more.

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