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Retired Marine Sgt. Maj. Charles L. Cook discovers the name of his deceased son, Marine Sgt. Charles D. Cook, on the wall of the Beirut Memorial at the Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville, N.C. Wednesday marked the 30th anniversary of the deadly Beirut barracks bombing that many consider the opening blast in America's war against terrorists.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Althouse / Jacksonville Daily News

Ibrahim Khan, father of newborn quintuplets, sits beside the five babies at a hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan. The three girls and two boys were born the previous day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BILAWAL ARBAB / EPA

Bride Anna Thomason, 25, stands in a horse carriage moments before for her wedding last month at the Double T ranch in the Central San Joaquin Valley, in Stevinson, Calif.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

Michael Fassbender of the movie "12 Years a Slave" is photographed in August at Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica, Calif.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

A passerby checks out the texture of one of seven elephant statues set up in Nokia Plaza in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday. Part of a traveling art exhibit called Elephant Parade, the statues seek to create worldwide attention, public awareness and support for the conservation of elephants, which are endangered. Proceeds from the eventual sale of the artworks will benefit the Asian Elephant Foundation.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A pair of hikers are framed in a canopy of autumn foliage Wednesday as they walk to their car in a parking lot at Griffith Park.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

John Daly of the U.S., background, is watched by his fans Thursday at the seventh hole during the first day of the BMW Shanghai Masters golf tournament at the Lake Malaren Golf Club in Shanghai.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARK RALSTON / AFP

A school bus passes the sign for the town of Sandy Hook on Monday. Since the school shooting last December, students have been bused to a nearby school. Sandy Hook Elementary School is scheduled to be torn down to make way for a new building on the same property.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Clowns sit on a couch Monday during a break on the first day of the 17th International Clown Convention at a theater in Mexico City.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dario Lopez-Mills / Associated Press

A Pakistani man and a youth, who were displaced with their families from Pakistan's tribal areas due to fighting between the Taliban and the army, offer prayers Thursday at a mosque on the outskirts of Islamabad.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

Syrian fighters of the YPG (Kurdish Popular Protection Units) keep watch Tuesday at a building near the front-line in Ras al-Ayn in northeastern Syria.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAURICIO MORALES / EPA

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In Thursday’s Pictures in the News, retired Marine Sgt. Maj. Charles L. Cook discovers the name of his deceased son, Marine Sgt. Charles D. Cook, on the wall of the Beirut Memorial at the Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville, N.C. Wednesday marked the 30th anniversary of the deadly Beirut barracks bombing that many consider the opening blast in America’s war on terrorism.

Stevinson, Calif.: A dairy owner gets the idea to turn his farm into a wedding venue. Full story

Los Angeles: Autumn foliage frames a pair of hikers in Griffith Park.

Newtown, Conn.: A school bus passes a sign for the town of Sandy Hook. Sandy Hook Elementary School is scheduled to be torn down to make way for a new building on the same property.

Ras al-Ayn, Syria: Syrian fighters of the YPG (Kurdish Popular Protection Units) keep watch at a building near the front-line.

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