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A bodysurfer slides down a wave at the Wedge in Newport Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Kings right winger Matt Frattin, center, celebrates his goal against the Coyotes in the third period at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A.J. Martin plays with Soldier at the Project Homeless Connect service fair on skid row in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday. The event, organized by the National Museum of Animals & Society and other organizations, offered free dog food, toys and vaccinations for pets of homeless people.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Elise Roa, 8, takes a photo after Ana Marie Acosta was named queen of Pasadena's 96th Tournament of Roses in a ceremony on Thursday. Elise hopes to be a member of the Rose Court herself someday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times

Investigators gather evidence at the scene of an accident on the Vortex ride on at the North Carolina State Fair in Raleigh, the capital. Five people were injured, two seriously, when the ride malfunctioned.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Travis Long / Raleigh News & Observer

A model waits backstage at the Bodyspectra body painting event in Cape Town, South Africa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIC BOTHMA / EPA

A Roma woman and child in the central Bulgarian town of Nikolaevo, which is at the center of an uproar created after a young girl named Maria was discovered in Greece last week in the home of a Roma couple who claimed falsely to be her parents. The case has fueled fears of alleged trafficking in white babies by Europe’s Roma, who are widely known as Gypsies and are already shunned and discriminated against. Prosecutors are investigating a Nikolaevo couple for possibly selling their baby girl to a Roma family in Greece when she was 7 months old.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV / AFP/Getty Images

Voters waiting in line to cast their ballots peer inside the polling place during elections in Antananarivo, Madagascar. The country on Friday was holding its first presidential election since a military-backed coup in 2009 that plunged the nation into chaos and led to donors cutting aid to the impoverished Indian Ocean island.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Schalk van Zuydam / Associated Press

Supporters of the Cambodia National Rescue Party march in Phnom Penh on the last of three days of demonstrations demanding an investigation into its claims of major irregularities in July elections. The protests were timed to coincide with the 22nd anniversary of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords, adopted to strengthen democracy in Cambodia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nicolas Axelrod / Getty Images

Members of the Central Industrial Security Force celebrate after a parade in Hyderabad, India. The CISF is responsible for security services at ports and other transportation facilities, as well as vital industrial units including atomic power plants, aerospace installations, and defense production units across India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOAH SEELAM / AFP/Getty Images

A Palestinian man is carried away after being hurt during clashes with Israeli forces during a protest against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near Nablus in the West Bank.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAAFAR ASHTIYEH / AFP/Getty Images

South African artist Steven Cohen is part of the art during a preview of his exhibition "My Joburg -- The Johannesburg Art Scene" at the Kunsthalle im Lipsiusbau museum in Dresden, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARNO BURGI / AFP/Getty Images

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Pictures in the News | October 25, 2013

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Pictures in the News | October 25, 2013

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Pictures in the News | October 25, 2013

Pictures in the News | November 21, 2012

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Pictures in the News | October 25, 2013

Hurricane Sandy hammers East Coast

Floods and fires, seawater surges and electrical outages, fierce rains and lashing winds continued to pummel parts of the Northeast as Sandy continued its destructive march on...   View Post»

   

Surf City Surf Dog contest 2012

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More than 40 dogs participated in the fourth annual Surf City Surf Dog contest in Huntington Beach. The dogs competed in four different weight classes, from small to extra...   View Post»

   

Pictures in the News | October 25, 2013

Pictures in the News | Aug. 3, 2012

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Pictures in the News | October 25, 2013

Pictures in the News | July 6, 2012

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Pictures in the News | October 25, 2013

Pictures in the News | June 26, 2012

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: A steamroller crushes bottles of liquor during a ceremony to mark International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, in Karachi,...   View Post»

   

Pictures in the News | October 25, 2013

Pictures in the News | March 29, 2012

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X Games 17 in Los Angeles

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Pictures in the News | October 25, 2013

Friday’s Pictures in the News begins in Newport Beach, where a bodysurfer gets launched down a wave at the Wedge, where rules have long put time limits on board surfers versus bodysurfers riding waves at the popular surf spot. Also in the Southland, a man plays with a dog at the Project Homeless Connect service fair on skid row. The event, organized by the National Museum of Animals & Society and other organizations, offered free dog food, toys and vaccinations for pets of homeless people.

Raleigh, N.C: Investigators gather evidence at the scene of an accident on a ride at the North Carolina State Fair in which five people were injured.

Cape Town, South Africa: A model waits backstage at the Bodyspectra body painting event.

Kfar Qaddum, West Bank: A Palestinian man is carried away after being injured in clashes with Israeli forces during a protest.

Add stops in Germany, Bulgaria, Madagascar and Cambodia to round out the report.

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