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Cirque du Soleil performer Rebecca Slivka rapells 26 floors down the side of the Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles during Over the Edge IV, a benefit for the Boy Scouts of America.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto's nomadic sculpture, a yurt-shaped structure with red interior, entertains visitors at "Station to Station" at Union Station in downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Ryann Nun–ez finds the name of her grandfather's friend on the traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall at the Westfield Valencia Town Center in Santa Clarita, north of Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times

Retiring relief pitcher Mariano Rivera receives a standing ovation in his final appearance at Yankee Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kathy Willens / Associated Press

Rosemary Wahito's picture is carried by mourners in Nairobi, Kenya. Wahito and her fiance, Mbugua Mwangi, were killed in the terrorist attack at the Westgate shopping mall.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARL DE SOUZA / AFP/Getty Images

Kobe Bryant of the Lakers finds himself in an unfamiliar position in Dubai, United Arab Emirates -- on the bench, coaching celebrities in a charity game.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARWAN NAAMANI / AFP/Getty Images

A bald head serves as a canvas for a tattoo artist in London.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA / EPA

Gabriel Medina of Brazil puts on a display of high performance aerial surfing during the Quiksilver Pro France at Le Penon beach in Hossegor, France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KELLY CESTARI / EPA

Hugh Jackman poses with fans after the screening of his film "Prisoners" during the 61st San Sebastian Film Festival in northern Spain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RAFA RIVAS / AFP/Getty Images

A Syrian rebel fighter is ready for battle in Deir Ezzor, Syria.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AHMAD ABOUD / AFP/Getty Images

Palestinian protesters throw stones at an Israeli bulldozer removing a barricade in Kafr Qaddum, near the West Bank city of Nablus.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAAFAR ASHTIYEH / AFP/Getty Images

Indian rescue workers look for survivors at the site of a building collapse in Mumbai.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PUNIT PARANJPE / AFP/Getty Images

Base jumper Kristian Moxnes of Norway leaps from Malaysia's landmark Kuala Lumpur Tower during the International Tower Jump in Kuala Lumpur. About 103 professional base jumpers from 20 countries took part.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vincent Thian / Associated Press

Personnel work at a new stamping die manufacturing plant in the Katunayake Free Trade Zone on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI / AFP/Getty Images

Actress Sandra Bullock makes a face as assistants help her press her hands into wet concrete during a ceremony in front of the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, on Wednesday. Bullock also left an impression of her footprints.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde performs for a sold-out crowd at the Fonda Theater in Hollywood on Tuesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times

A Sikh man walks past a store displaying a blanket bearing the likeness of Marilyn Monroe along Seventh Street in downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A police officer walks amid evidence markers during the investigation of a gun battle between Long Beach police and an armed man at the intersection of Del Amo Boulevard and Central Avenue in Carson early Wednesday morning. The suspect was shot and killed as he reportedly tried to break into a house in a nearby neighborhood.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A man walks past a fire-damaged apartment in Sherman Oaks Thursday morning. Police said they took a man in his 50s into custody in connection with the setting of six rubbish fires along a stretch of Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

A Molotov cocktail explodes behind a Greek police officer during clashes with protesters that broke out at the end of a huge march in Athens sparked by the slaying of an anti-fascist musician, allegedly at the hands of a self-confessed neo-Nazi. Police responded with tear gas.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARIS MESSINIS / AFP

Nantes forward Fernando Aristeguieta celebrates after scoring with two minutes left to seal Nantes' 2-0 victory over Nice in their French first division match in Nantes on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANK PERRY / AFP

Baltimore Orioles' Jonathan Schoop got the traditional shaving cream pie in the face from teammate Adam Jones after Schoop, who was making his big league debut, hit a home run and helped the Orioles defeat the Toronto Blue Jays, 9-5, Wednesday at Baltimore's Camden Yard.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick Semansky / Associated Press

In this long-term exposure, a Soyuz-FG rocket booster carrying a Soyuz TMA-10M capsule and three new crew members for the International Space Station, streaks into the sky after liftoff from Russia's cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. U.S. astronaut Michael Hopkins and Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy docked with the space station hours later.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dmitry Lovetsky / Associated Press

The crew of Oracle Team USA celebrates after winning the 17th race of the America's Cup against Emirates Team New Zealand on San Francisco Bay. The Americans won twice Tuesday to tie the series at 8-8 and set up a one-race finale on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ben Margot / Associated Press

Laguna Beach police Lt. Jeff Calvery comforts family members as pallbearers carry the casket of motorcycle Officer Jon Coutchie from a hearse into the McCormick & Son mortuary in Laguna Beach. Coutchie, 41, who served in the Army in Iraq and Afghanistan, died in the line of duty late Saturday when his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

Attorney Brian Panish, representing Michael Jackson's mother and children, delivers his closing argument in their wrongful-death lawsuit against concert promoter AEG Live. Panish said AEG should pay $85 million to each of Jackson's three children and $35 million to his mother.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AL Seib / Los Angeles Times

A fading sunset streaks the sky above the U.S. Capitol in Washington where a battle raged over avoiding a government shutdown and funding for President Obama's healthcare law.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAUL LOEB / AFP/Getty Images

Kenyan soldiers stroll down the street as a man reads a newspaper reporting the end of the terrorist siege at the upscale Westgate mall that left 61 civilians, six soldiers and five gunmen dead.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TONY KARUMBA / AFP/Getty Images

Russian police officers detain a gay rights activist outside the Sochi Olympic Committee headquarters in central Moscow, where he was conducting an unauthorized protest against Russian anti-homosexuality laws.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXANDER NEMENOV / AFP/Getty Images

Ultra-Orthodox Jews carrying the four species (the four plants mentioned in the Torah as being relevant to Sukkot) recite a special prayer in celebrating the seventh day of Sukkot in Jerusalem. The Sukkot feast commemorates the exodus of the Jews from Egypt 3,200 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Abir Sultan / EPA

Survivors sift through the rubble of their destroyed homes in Awaran, Pakistan, after a magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck southwestern Pakistan on Tuesday. The death toll Wednesday topped 300.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MUSA FARMAN / EPA

A supporter of Maldivian presidential candidate and former President Mohamed Nasheed participates in a street protest outside the Maldivian High Commission in Colombo, Sri Lanka, against a decision by Maldive's supreme court to indefinitely postpone the second round of voting in the country's presidential election. In the first round Nasheed fell just short of a 50% majority needed to win the office, from which he was ousted 20 months ago. The second round had been scheduled for Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI / AFP/Getty Images

A merchant at a night market in Dhala, Myanmar, uses a candle to illuminate her fish stand. The World Bank announced it is lending Myanmar $140 million to upgrade an aging power plant in southeastern Mon state in a small step toward overcoming the country's chronic power shortages.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gemunu Amarasinghe / Associated Press

Vehicles and pedestrians navigate knee-deep water in the streets of Manila, as several areas of the city were flooded by torrential rains caused by typhoon Odette.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Phil Prins

Ark Nova, the world's first inflatable concert hall, is almost ready for its premiere in the disaster-hit northeastern Japanese coast town of Matsushima. British sculptor Anish Kapoor and Japanese architect Arata Isozaki created the unusual balloon building, made of a coated polyester material, which has been erected at a park in Matsushima.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

In the village of Kafr Nboudah in Syria, rebels associated with the Free Syrian Army launched mortars and fired rocket-propelled grenades.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

Kenyan security personnel and journalists duck behind a vehicle as heavy gunfire erupts from the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jerome Delay / Associated Press

A Palestinian woman yells at Israeli security forces during a demonstration in front of Damascus gate in Jerusalem.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARCO LONGARI / AFP

Christians in Lahore, Pakistan protest for better protection after a suicide bombing of a church in Peshawar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARIF ALI / AFP

Children suffering from severe malnutrition lie on beds at a public hospital in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOORULLAH SHIRZADA / AFP

Investigators in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico examine the scene where nine people were killed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEJANDRO BRINGAS / EFE

Smoke rises from a fire in San Gabriel Canyon near Azusa, Calif., on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los

Raye Charles Robinson Jr., second from right, the son of the legendary singer, was at the Grammy Museum in downtown Los Angeles for the unveiling of a postage stamp honoring his father.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

Paul McCartney, right, and guitarist Rusty Anderson took their music to the streets of Hollywood -- Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue specifically -- for the "Jimmy Kimmel Live" show.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Oracle Team USA crew members celebrate after winning a race in the America's Cup in San Francisco.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOSH EDELSON / AFP

Cowboys direct cattle down Capitol Mall toward the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Steve Yeater / Associated Press

The success of the panda breeding program is displayed in black and white at the Chengdu Research Base in Chengdu, China.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP

Vince Gilligan, center, celebrates "Breaking Bad's" victory at the Emmys with cast and crew at Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Julianne Hough is camera-ready on the red carpet at the Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

A police officer guides people to safety after hearing a volley of gunshots at a shopping center that was taken over by militants in Nairobi, Kenya.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TONY KARUMBA / AFP/Getty Images

A man whose father was killed in the Westgate shopping mall siege is comforted at the city mortuary in Nairobi, Kenya.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARL DE SOUZA / AFP/Getty Images

Christians walk through the pews of All Saints Church in Peshawar, Pakistan following an attack on the church.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: A MAJEED / AFP/Getty Images

Pakistani Christians protest for better security after a suicide bombing in All Saints Church in Peshawar, Pakistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: A MAJEED / AFP/Getty Images

Typhoon Usagi, which killed at least 25 people, creates a huge wave in Shantou, China.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFP/Getty Images

A resident wades through chest-deep floodwaters along a street while his neighbors paddle an improvised life raft in Manila, after torrential rains pounded Luzon island worsened by Typhoon Usagi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TED ALJIBE / AFP/Getty Images

A villager stands by hanging bird cages during a bird-singing contest in Thailand's southern province of Narathiwat.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MADAREE TOHLALA / AFP/Getty Images

An opposition fighter runs in a street in Damascus' northern neighborhood of Ashrafiyeh during clashes with Syria's government forces.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WARD AL-KESWANI / AFP/Getty Images

A mother comforts her baby in Idlib, Syria after she and her family fled fighting in their village.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

In Lomianki, Poland, a battle that took place at the beginning of World War II on the outskirts of Warsaw between Polish and German armies is reenacted.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JANEK SKARZYNSKI / AFP/Getty Images

A crowd grows unruly at a soccer game between Besiktas and Galatasaray in Istanbul, Turkey.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

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Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. It was a comeback for the ages this week in San Francisco, where the crew of Oracle Team USA celebrated after winning the 17th race of the America’s Cup against Emirates Team New Zealand. The United States, after trailing 8 to 1, won eight straight races to retain the cup.  In other sports, Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera acknowledges the crowd’s standing ovation after coming off the mound in the ninth inning of his final appearance in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium, and Lakers player Kobe Bryant follows the game as he coaches a team made up of United Arab Emirates celebrities at the  American University of Dubai.

Nairobi, Kenya: Mourners carry a cross and a picture of Rosemary Wahito, fiancee of Mbugua Mwangi, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s nephew, after a funeral service in Nairobi. Both Mwangi and Wahito died in the Westgate Mall terrorist attack.

Deir Ezzor, Syria: A Syrian rebel fighter points his gun toward pro-regime fighters as he holds a position in a building in the Syrian eastern town of Deir Ezzor. The head of the key Syrian opposition National Coalition, Ahmad Jarba, has denounced extremists, who he said were trying to “steal our revolution,” and blamed the regime for supporting them.

Awaran, Pakistan: Survivors sift through the rubble of their destroyed homes as the death toll from a magnitude 7.7 earthquake that struck southwestern Pakistan topped 300.

Los Angeles: Vince Gilligan is mobbed by the “Breaking Bad” cast and crew after the show won for best drama at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. More photos 

Los Angeles: Paul McCartney and guitarist Rusty Anderson arrive on stage to perform at Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue for the  “Jimmy Kimmel Live” show. More photos 

Santa Clarita: Ryann Nuñez checks out names on the traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall at the Westfield Valencia Town Center in Santa Clarita. Nuñez’s grandfather’s friend’s name is on the wall.

Shantou, China: A man on a wharf runs away from a huge wave pushed up by Typhoon Usagi.

Add stops in England, Spain, France, Malaysia, Russia, Israel, Sri Lanka and the Philippines to round out the report.

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