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Avery Sheppard, left, views a smiling Tiannah Dizadare on his L.A. Unified-provided iPad in their classroom at Broadacres Avenue Elementary in Carson. The school is one of two to kick off the district's plan to eventually provide all of its students with tablets. The project is expected to cost $1 billion.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BOB CHAMBERLIN / Los Angeles Times

Russell Mitchell of the Yosemite National Park's fire crew glances up as a U.S. Forest Service firefighting aircraft flies overhead. The fire burned though an area in the Stanislaus National Forest that had a pending $1-million timber sale, officials said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Tourists ham it up for photographs at Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park as the Rim fire continues to rage about 25 miles away. Park rangers say visitor numbers are down because of the fire threat even though the fire is not affecting the park.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

Revelers take part in the annual "Tomatina" festivities, in which participants throw tomatoes for fun.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GABRIEL GALLO / AFP/Getty Images

Twenty thousand revelers hurled 130 tons of squashed tomatoes at each other, drenching the streets in red in a gigantic Spanish food fight known as the Tomatina.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GABRIEL GALLO / AFP/Getty Images

A young man enjoys Debod Egyptian Temple at sunset. Along with Istanbul and Tokyo, Madrid is one of the candidate cities bidding to host the 2020 Summer Olympics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno / Getty Images

A Syrian-Kurdish refugee carries a mattress at sunset at the Quru Gusik refugee camp east of Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq. More than 50,000 Syrian refugees have crossed into Iraq's Kurdish region in less than two weeks as authorities rush to house them in more permanent camps.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAFIN HAMED / AFP/Getty Images

Israelis queue up as they wait to collect their gas masks at a distribution center, fearing the fallout of a possible U.S. strike on Syria could spill across their northern border and drag the Jewish state into the conflict.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAVID BUIMOVITCH / AFP/Getty Images

A Kenya Wildlife Services vet prepares to cover the eyes of a wild male black rhino from the light after it was tranquilized in Lewa conservancy. Elevyn of Lewa's total 73 endangered black rhinos are being moved to neighboring Borana conservancy to afford them more space.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARL DE SOUZA / AFP/Getty Images

Fire and Emergency Services personnel use a search camera to locate trapped survivors following the collapse of a residential building. At least 11 people were killed and several more feared trapped when a four-story apartment block collapsed Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAM PANTHAKY / AFP/Getty Images

A Thai lotus farmer picks lotus flowers in her family's farm in Nakhon Pathom.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BARBARA WALTON / EPA

Chickens are prepared for sale at the Orussey Market in central Phnom Penh. Cambodia has seen the worst outbreak of Avian influenza H5N1 since the disease was first identified. So far this year 17 cases have been reported, 10 of which have been fatal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nicolas Axelrod / Getty Images

Veronica Bertolini of Italy performs with a ball during the 32nd rhythmic gymnastics world championships tournament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Efrem Lukatsky / Associated Press

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Add stops in Spain, Israel, Kenya, Belarus and Thailand to round out the report.

1 Comment

  1. August 29, 2013, 10:16 am

    How can you resist that face. She's adorable!

    By: kbz

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