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Firefighters cut into the trailer of a charred big rig after two accidents involving at least nine vehicles shut down the 10 Freeway in Pomona overnight. One person was killed in the pileup, reported about 8:30 p.m. near Towne Avenue. One of the vehicles was jammed under the big rig and exploded in flames, the California Highway Patrol said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Late arrivals run for the doors of the Pasadena Convention Center, where exams were being conducted Monday for candidates to become Pasadena firefighter trainees.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

An airliner approaching Los Angeles International Airport is silhouetted against the full moon as seen from Palm Park in Whittier on Monday night.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nick Ut / Associated Press

Office workers cross a flooded street using makeshift floats during heavy rain at the financial district of Makati south of Manila on Tuesday. Flooding caused by some of the Philippines' heaviest rains on record submerged more than half the capital, turning roads into rivers and trapping tens of thousands of people in homes and shelters. The government suspended all work except rescues and disaster response for a second day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aaron Favila / Associated Press

Members of the opposition party are surrounded by parliament police officers in the Thai parliament's chambers on Tuesday after debate on controversial proposed constitutional amendments descended into a brawl.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / AFP

A supporter of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has key words painted on his fingers at a protest held in solidarity with Morsi's backers in Egypt.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ASIF HASSAN / AFP

A worker wraps a statue of Benjamin Franklin in plastic in preparation for upcoming construction at the Franklin Institute.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Rourke / Associated Press

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In Tuesday’s Pictures in the news:

—The 10 Freeway in Pomona was shut down in both directions Monday night after two accidents, including a fiery crash involving a big rig and several vehicles that left one person dead. The pileup was reported about 8:30 p.m. near Towne Avenue after the big rig collided with three to four vehicles, the California Highway Patrol said. One of the vehicles was trapped under the big rig and burst into flames, the CHP said.

—Office workers cross a flooded street using makeshift floats during heavy rain at the financial district of Makati, south of Manila, Philippines. Flooding caused by some of the heaviest rains on record submerged more than half of the capital Tuesday.

—Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi rally in Karachi, Pakistan, in solidarity with protesters in Egypt

And there’s more from around the world.

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