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Mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti speaks to supporters as his wife, Amy Wakeland, offers an encouraging pat at the Hollywood Palladium on Tuesday night. Garcetti took 54% of the vote compared with 46% for opponent Wendy Greuel.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel greets supporters during an election-night gathering at the old Pacific Stock Exchange in downtown. Opponent Eric Garcetti took 54% of the vote compared with 46% for Greuel.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Workers at the City Elections Division Services Center unload boxes of ballots and polling station supplies from trucks at Piper Tech Building in downtown.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

An American flag is seen amid the debris of a tornado-devastated home. Families returned to a blasted moonscape after a monstrous tornado tore through the outskirts of Oklahoma City on Monday, killing at least 24 people.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEWEL SAMAD / AFP / Getty Images

A photograph taken with a fisheye lens shows a windsurfer jumping over a wave off the south peninsula of Cape Town, South Africa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIC BOTHMA / EPA

A member of the FEMEN feminist activist group is arrested by police officers after she took part in a protest action inside the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris regarding the suicide of a far-right acitivist inside the cathedral the previous day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP / Getty Images

An anti-bullfighting activist of the AnimaNaturalis organization protests half-naked covered with fake blood in Palma de Mallorca. The placard says "Torture is not culture."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAIME REINA / AFP / Getty Images

A young mandrill named Tacari in its enclosure at a zoo in eastern Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MATTHIAS HIEKEL / AFP / Getty Images

Pop singer Pink performs during her The Truth About Love Tour in Zurich, Switzerland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Walter Bieri / Associated Press

Grease-painted ecologists participate in a protest in Moscow against the development of the Elansky nickel field in the Voronezh region of Russia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YURI KOCHETKOV / EPA

A Syrian activist is silhouetted through the Syrian revolution flag during a protest against the participation of Hezbollah members in fighting in the Syrian town of Qusair, at the Martyrs Square in Beirut.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hussein Malla / Associated Press

Some 25,000 ultra-Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem participated in one of the community's biggest weddings of the past few years.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Uriel Sinai / Getty Images

A woman eats at a fast-food restaurant in Shanghai. China's top court recently announced its first ever detailed guidelines for the punishment of food-safety related crimes after a string of complaints including supplying meat from animals which died of illness, selling food with excessive amounts of chemical additives and falsely advertising food products.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER PARKS / AFP / Getty Images

An Indian man bathes his water buffalos at Sangam on a hot day in Allahabad.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP / Getty Images

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Pictures in the News | May 22, 2013

Wednesday’s “Pictures in the News” begins in Southern Califfornia, where Los Angeles mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti speaks to supporters at the Hollywood Palladium. Garcetti won the election with 54% of the vote compared with 46% for opponent Wendy Greuel in preliminary results. More photos

In Moore, Okla., an American flag is seen among the debris of a tornado-devastated home. Families returned to a blasted moonscape after a monstrous tornado tore through the outskirts of Oklahoma City on Monday, killing at least 24 people.

Elsewhere, a member of the FEMEN feminist activist group is arrested by police officers after she took part in a protest action inside the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris; a Syrian activist is silhouetted through the Syrian revolution flag during a protest against the participation of Hezbollah members in the fighting in the Syrian town of Qusair; and some 25,000 ultra-Orthodox Jews participated in one of the biggest weddings in the community over the past few years in Jerusalem.

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