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Pictures in the News | October 16, 2013

Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Los Angeles, where a Dodger fan in an Elvis outfit strikes a kingly pose before the Dodgers played the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers lost, 4-2, and trail three games to one in the best-of-seven series. More photos

Anaheim: A worshiper arrives at Angel Stadium in Anaheim  to join the celebration of Eid al-Adha, one of the major holidays of Islam, which commemorates Abraham’s near-sacrifice of his son as a test of the patriarch’s loyalty to Allah. More photos

Los Angeles: An L.A. Airport Police officer and police dog walk through Terminal 2 at Los Angeles International Airport, where an employee has been arrested in connection with dry-ice bomb explosions.

Washington: Religious leaders raise their hands in prayer toward the Capitol building during a “faithful filibuster” to appeal for an end to the fiscal impasse gripping Congress.

Rio de Janeiro: Policemen clash with demonstrators after a protest for the “Teachers’ day” in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Cortes, Philippines: A couple save their belongings from their half-submerged home, which was damaged by a magnitude 7.2 earthquake.

Add stops in Germany, Switzerland and Pakistan to round out the report.