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Workers inspect the Costa Concordia after it was lifted upright near the island of Giglio, Italy. The crippled cruise ship was pulled completely upright early Tuesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Medichini / Associated Press

Pedestrians walk past a billboard with images Jimi Hendrix and Mick Jagger just off Carnaby Street in London. Carnaby Street was at the heart of London pop culture in the 1960s.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDY RAIN / European Pressphoto Agency

A woman who asked not to be named but said she works at the Washington Navy Yard looks at a memorial to the victims of Monday's Navy Yard shooting in which a gunman killed 12 people before he was killed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jacquelyn Martin / AP

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, second from right, and philanthropist Eli Broad, center, take part in a tour of the Broad, a contemporary art museum under construction in downtown Los Angeles. The museum is scheduled to open to the public in late 2014.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

A blue-footed booby relaxes at the International Bird Rescue Center in San Pedro. Many of the birds, which rarely venture as far north as Los Angeles, have been seen in the area lately. This one was sick and was rescued from an L.A. street.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Greek high school students shout slogans in solidarity with their striking teachers during a 48-hour general strike in Athens, where teachers have embarked on rolling five-day strikes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kostas Tsironis / Associated Press

It's still summer, but the scene is wintry on Kasprowy Wierch, a peak in the Tatra Mountains, near Zakopane, Poland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GRZEGORZ MOMOT / European Pressphoto Agency

In Bucharest, Romania, a couple dances the tango during a protest at which activists demanded that the town of Rosia Montana, Romania, be placed on the UNESCO World Heritage list, The tango is on the list. The protesters want to stop plans for a mine that would use cyanide to extract gold.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vadim Ghirda / Associated Press

A Syrian opposition fighter rests inside a cave at a rebel camp in the nation's Idlib province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

A man checks documents of Chinese laborers who were allegedly forced to work in Japan during World War II. A Chinese museum says the documents will be used in a lawsuit demanding compensation from Japan.


A fire dragon, 75 yards long and made of straw studded with 72,000 incense sticks, is paraded through a Hong Kong street. The fire dragon dance is an autumn tradition in Hong Kong’.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kin Cheung / Associated Press

A boy is among displaced villagers in the city of Zamboanga, the Philippines, who have fled fighting between government forces and Muslim rebels and line up for relief supplies. More than 100,000 people have been displaced.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

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Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Italy, where workers inspect the Costa Concordia after it was lifted upright near the island of Giglio.  More photos

Washington: A woman looks at a memorial to the victims of the Washington Navy Yard where a gunman on Monday killed 12 people before he was killed by law enforcement officials.

Los Angeles: Philanthropist and art collector Eli Broad toured his downtown Los Angeles art museum, which is still under construction. 

San Pedro: A blue-footed booby relaxes at the International Bird Rescue Center. The bird species, which is usually found on the Gulf of Mexico, has been spotted frequently in the Los Angeles area recently.

Hong Kong:  A fire dragon made of straw studded with 72,000 incense sticks, is paraded during a dance performance on a Hong Kong street.

Stops in London, Greece, Poland, Romania, Syria and the Philippines round out the report.

1 Comment

  1. September 19, 2013, 3:26 am

    shout, shout, let it all out.


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