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The sun shines through smoke from the Powerhouse fire, which has burned more than 1,000 acres near Green Valley, just west of Palmdale.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Ben Devitt holds a photo of his wife, Pamela, who was killed by a pack of dogs over a month ago. Los Angeles County prosecutors have filed a murder charge against a man who owned the dogs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Nine-year-old Siena Lorraine watches Aura Walker plead with California Highway Patrol officers to allow protesters to deliver petitions urging a ban on fracking in California to the governor's L.A. office.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Cecilia Jimenez, center, and classmates cheer Willowbrook Middle School's band, which performed during a ceremony at Compton High School celebrating the donation of $23,000 worth of musical instruments by the Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Crossrail construction workers stand near a 1,000-ton tunnel-boring machine as they mark the rail system's breakthrough into the Canary Wharf station box in the docklands area.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LEON NEAL / AFP/Getty Images

Tourists watch a Brazilian artist performing at Plaza Mayor Square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAIME REINA / AFP/Getty Images

Revelers gather around a street show during the first day of the La Patum Festival, which has its roots in the theatrical performances of the Middle Ages.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Ramos / Getty Images

A wolf plays with a 1-month-old pup in their enclosure at the Berlin Zoo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHANNES EISELE / AFP/Getty Images

A girl adjusts her headscarf as she sits among Muslim worshipers during Friday prayers at Tehran University.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEHROUZ MEHRI / AFP/Getty Images

Demonstrators flee from a water cannon during a protest against the demolition of Taksim Gezi Park.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

Fellow protesters carry an injured woman after a clash with police during a demonstration against the planned construction of a new shopping mall.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TOLGA BOZOGLU / EPA

Zareena, a Kashmiri Bakarwal bride, sits with her face covered during her wedding ceremony.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dar Yasin / Associated Press

An activist with a painted face holds an parasol during a protest demanding equality for homosexuals and transgenders in the world's most populous Muslim country.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Binsar Bakkara / Associated Press

A police officer guards the scene where a van was damaged by debris from an explosion at a condominium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DENNIS M. SABANGAN / EPA

A man smokes a cigarette while participating in a protest by a pro-tobacco group to denounce World No Tobacco Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROMEO GACAD / AFP/Getty Images

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Friday’s Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where the Powerhouse fire has charred more than 1,000 acres. Also in the Southland, Los Angeles County prosecutors file a murder charge against a man whose dogs mauled a woman to death in Littlerock; protesters outside the governor’s L.A. office plead with authorities to allow them to deliver petitions urging a ban on fracking in California; and the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation presents $23,000 worth of musical instruments to Compton High School’s music program.

In Indonesia, an activist with a painted face participates in a protest in Medan demanding equality for homosexuals and transgenders. In Jakarta, a man smokes a cigarette during a protest by a pro-tobacco group to denounce World No Tobacco Day.

Elsewhere, rail system construction workers mark the breakthrough into the Canary Wharf station in London’s docklands area; a Muslim girl takes part in Friday prayers at Tehran University; and demonstrators flee from a water cannon during a protest against the demolition of a park in Istanbul.

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