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A firefighter keeps a close eye on swirling embers while battling the Silver fire, which has burned more than 5,000 acres and destroyed at least 12 structures and forced the evacuations of three communities near Poppet Flats south of Banning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

The Silver fire burns down from Poppet Flats and Highway 243 towards Cabazon and the 10 Freeway as seen from the Morongo Hotel and Casino.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

President Obama greets Marines at Camp Pendleton during his two-day California visit. Obama made brief remarks in a hangar filled with Marines and their families, reassuring them that their years of service are appreciated.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Caden Siciliano, left, and Jeff Siglock have fun in the Bubble Rollers, which is like a human hamster ball in water, at the Orange County Fair.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times

Stacy Handford rubs her Powerball ticket on the lucky bluebird inside Bluebird Liquor, which has had six people become millionaires off of their tickets, causing many to believe they will be lucky if they purchase their tickets there.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Susannah Kay / Los Angeles Times

Philadelphia Phillies' Chase Utley, left, collides with Chicago Cubs catcher Dioner Navarro while trying to score on a single by Kevin Frandsen during the seventh inning of a baseball game. Utley was out on the play and Navarro left the game with an injury.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Slocum / AP

British singer Deborah Anne Dyer, aka Skin, lead singer of rock band Skunk Anansie, stage dives during their concert at the 21st Sziget (Island) Festival on the Shipyard Island. The festival offers art exhibitions, theatrical and circus performances and above all concerts by nearly 300 performers, 150 of them from abroad.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Balazs Mohai / MTI

An acrobat walks a tightrope as another looks on during the Carnival Arts-Master. The city attracts artists and circus arts specialists from many European countries, who in addition to performances will lead a series of workshops for professionals and beginners in this field of art.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WOJTEK JARGILO / PAP

Muslims burn incense after attending Eid morning prayer session at the Niujie Mosque.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andy Wong / AP

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Pictures in the News | Aug. 8, 2013

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Pictures in the News | Aug. 8, 2013

In Thursday’s Pictures in the News:

— The Silver fire rages in Riverside County. More photos

— President Obama greets the Marines in his first visit to Camp Pendleton during a two-day California visit.

— Kids having fun in the Bubble Rollers at the Orange County Fair.

— A Powerball hopeful rubs her ticket on the lucky bluebird inside Bluebird Liquor in Hawthorne. Bluebird Liquor has had six people become millionaires off of their tickets, causing many to believe they will be lucky if they purchase their tickets there.

And there’s more from around the world.

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