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A flower memorial to slain TSA officer Gerardo Hernandez was placed at LAX.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Wesley Johnson of the Lakers seems to have the upper hand on Dennis Schroder of the Hawks in a battle for a loose ball at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Tommy Takemoto of Monterey Park attends Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For the Times

A man tries to intervene as supporters of the army-installed government, left, clash with supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi outside the high court on the first day of Morsi's trial in Cairo.


A screen grab from video released by the Egyptian Interior Ministry shows ousted President Mohamed Morsi , center, arriving for court in Cairo.


Four men charged in connection with the Westgate shopping mall massacre appear in court in Nairobi, Kenya.


A man places remembrance crosses outside Westminster Abbey ahead of the official opening of the Royal British Legion's Field of Remembrance in London. Hundreds of small crosses bearing a poppy have been planted to pay tribute to British servicemen and women who have lost their lives in conflict.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

Students from St. Andrew's University in Scotland indulge in a tradition of covering themselves with foam to honor the "academic family."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J. Mitchell / Getty Images

A man holds a portrait of late Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin as part of a rally during the National Unity Day in St. Petersburg, Russia.


Children play at a playground in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Baikonur was founded nearly 60 years ago as a secret settlement for Soviet space test ground specialists.


Altar servers head into St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican as part of a procession for a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis.


Iranian artists hold posters with Persian that reads, "America cannot do a damn thing," as they perform during an annual anti-American demonstration in Tehran.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ebrahim Noroozi / Associated Press

A Jewish woman wears a prayer shawl as she prays at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray in Jerusalem.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ariel Schalit / Associated Press

A man watches Diwali fireworks light up the night sky above Ajmer, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Deepak Sharma / Associated Press

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Pictures in the News | Nov. 4, 2013

Monday’s Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where a Los Angeles Airport Police officer passes a flower memorial to Transportation Security Administration officer Gerardo Hernandez, who was gunned down in Friday’s rampage at Los Angeles International Airport. Thousands of sci-fi, fantasy, horror and comic book fans gathered in downtown Los Angeles for Comikaze, the homegrown pop culture expo that began as a passion project for Regina Carpinelli, chief executive of Comikaze Entertainment, and her siblings after ticketing complications kept them from attending San Diego’s Comic-Con International (more photos).

Cairo: Supporters of the army-installed government clashed with supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi  outside the high court on the first day of Morsi’s trial. Morsi appeared in court on the first day of his trial, rejecting its legitimacy and demanding “coup” leaders be prosecuted.

Baikonur, Kazakhstan: Baikonur was founded nearly 60 years ago as a secret settlement for Soviet space test ground specialists and was closed for local Kazakh residents.  Now, Russia rents the town and a cosmodrome outside it for $200 million per a year.

Vatican: Altar servers walk into St. Peter’s Basilica before a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis for the cardinals and bishops who have died this year.

Jerusalem: The group, known as “Women of the Wall,” convenes monthly prayer services at the Western Wall, wearing prayer shawls and performing rituals that Ultra-Orthodox Jews believe only men are allowed to do.

Add stops in Kenya, Scotland, Tehran and India to round out the report.

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