People watch the 18th green during the rain-delayed completion of first-round play at the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club.
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A jet is cordoned off after it struck a hangar while taxiing on the runway at Chino Airport. There were no immediate reports of injuries in the incident, said Ian Gregor, an FAA spokesman in Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles TimesLink
Children play in the rain.
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A Kashmiri woman prays early in the morning at the Hazratbal shrine during a ceremony after the Muslim festival Mehraj-u-Alam.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dar Yasin / Associated PressLink
People in traditional farmer costumes plant rice during Otaue Shinji, an annual sacred ceremony near the Sumiyoshi Taisha shrine.
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People participate in a Bon Odori dance at the Hie shrine. The event is part of the Sanno festival, one of the major Shinto festivals.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCK ROBICHON / EPALink
Police officers intervene as government supporters confront activists wearing Guy Fawkes masks during an anti-government rally.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PONGMANAT TASIRI / EPALink
Protesters holding Turkish flags with a portrait of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey, stand at the entrance of Gezi Park on the landmark Taksim Square. Protesters said they would defy a "last warning" by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to evacuate the park, the center of deadly anti-government unrest.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Bolshoi Ballet dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko stands in the defendant's cage during a court hearing. Dmitrichenko and two other men are accused of carrying out an attack on the troupe's master, Sergei Filin.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI ILNITSKY / EPALink
Artist Nic Fiddian-Green puts the finishing touches on his sculpture "Copper Horse" as it is installed at Ascot Racecourse.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Oli Scarff / Getty ImagesLink
Dressed in a historical uniform, Karl-Wilhelm Reineke prepares his cannon during an international competition for historical field artillery gunners.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jens Meyer / Associated PressLink
Men line up at a polling station to vote in Iran's presidential and municipal council elections.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vahid Salemi / Associated PressLink
Boys play soccer on a makeshift field.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JENNIFER BRUCE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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