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All India Peace and Solidarity Organization members make a peaceful statement on International Women's Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOAH SEELAM / AFP / Getty Images

An Indian woman walks past a billboard of Australian model Miranda Kerr on International Women's Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PUNIT PARANJPE / AFP / Getty Images

Protesters clash with police as they try to march closer to the U.S. Embassy to commemorate International Women's Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

The Museum of Contemporary Art, where Nancy Rubins' sculpture acts as greeter, has been beset by financial problems and seen many of its leaders depart. The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has proposed acquiring the troubled Museum of Contemporary Art Ñ a move that would combine the biggest art collection west of the Mississippi with one of the world's most prestigious troves of contemporary art.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

LAPD investigators swarm a home in Watts, where a barricaded gunman fired shots at officers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Long lines form to honor President Hugo Chavez.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mario Tama / Getty Images

Even poodles at the Crufts dog show must pay a price for beauty.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEN STANSALL / AFP / Getty Images

Palestinian protesters run during clashes with Israeli security forces.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAAFAR ASHTIYEH / AFP / Getty Images

Egyptian protesters chant angry slogans during a demonstration after the noon prayer.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khalil Hamra / Associated Press

Indonesian Hindu devotees release fowl and offer agricultural produce during a religious purification ritual called Melasti.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AMAN ROCHMAN / AFP / Getty Images

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un looks at Jangjae Islet Defense Detachment near Taeyonphyong Island.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty Images

A Chinese hostess supervises her colleagues posing for a souvenir photographs on Tiananmen Square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andy Wong / Associated Press

Protesters call for no bail for the police officers who are charged with killing taxi driver Mido Macia by dragging him behind a police vehicle.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXANDER JOE / AFP / Getty Images

Thomas Wallisch of the U.S. competes in the Freestyle Skiing World Championships.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HAKON MOSVOLD LARSEN / EPA

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Pictures in the News | March 8, 2013

Tungurahua volcano erupts in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador — Authorities say 110 families have been evacuated from the vicinity of the Tungurahua volcano, which has been spewing molten rock and ash since the weekend. ...   View Post»

   

San Pedro reinvents itself

Revival of the San Pedro waterfront

For years, officials in San Pedro have tried to spruce up the Port of Los Angeles by adding parks, trails and fountains along the water’s edge. But it was rarely enough to...   View Post»

   

7th Annual Wild In The Streets skateboard ride

Wild in the Streets skateboard ride in L.A.

Skateboarders gathered in Hollenbeck Park in Boyle Heights to start the seventh annual Wild in the Streets skateboard ride Tuesday. Hundreds of skateboarders took the five-mile...   View Post»

   

Pictures in the News | March 8, 2013

Pictures in the News | Oct. 1, 2010

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Pictures in the News | March 8, 2013

Friday’s Pictures in the News begins in India, where the All India Peace and Solidarity Organization members launch sky lanterns during International Women’s Day in Hyderabad. The celebration wasn’t so peaceful  in the Philippines, where protesters marching on the U.S. Embassy in Manila clash with police. Thousands of Filipinos commemorate Women’s Day with calls to stop violence against women and children.

In Los Angeles, LAPD investigators swarm a home in Watts, where a barricaded gunman had fired shots at officers. The gunman was found inside dead from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound and a gravely wounded woman was also found inside the premises.

People wait in line before the start of the funeral for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez outside the Military Academy in Caracas. Countless Venezuelans have paid their last respects to Chavez, and more than 30 heads of state are expected to attend the funeral today. More Photos

Elsewhere, a toy poodle is on the grooming table during the second day of the Crufts dog show in Birmingham; a Palestinian protester runs with a young boy in his arms during clashes with Israeli security forces following a protest against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kafr Qaddum; and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un  inspects Jangjae Islet Defense Detachment near Yeonpyeong Island.

Add stops in Egypt, Indonesia, Norway and South Africa to round out the report.

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