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Los Angeles County fire hazardous materials technician Terry Wilkinson walks through a structure badly damaged in a fire at an illicit drug manufacturing operation in 2300 block of Ayers Avenue in Commerce. Two men were hospitalized with burns and firefighters were driven back by explosions inside the burning house. An initial investigation uncovered a "butane honey oil extraction laboratory,'' where "hash oil" or "honey oil" is made, L.A. County sheriff's Deputy Don Walker said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

LOS ANGELES, CALIF. - MAR. 20, 2014. A construction worker is framed in an opening at a residential development project east of downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, Mar. 20, 2014. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times)

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment parades in Hyde Park in London as part of the regiment's annual inspection to validate its ability to conduct state ceremonial duties for the year. The 160 horsemen were accompanied by the mounted Band of the Life Guards and Band of the Blues and Royals.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirsty Wigglesworth / Associated Press

A Palestinian man and his daughter are almost hidden in a field of wild mustard flowers that grow across the Gaza Strip on the first day of spring.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED ABED / AFP

An elderly Pakistani man offers prayers on the side of a road in Islamabad where he and other day laborers wait to be hired.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

Alain Robert, the French urban climber known as Spiderman, climbs the Total company's headquarters, a 186-meter-high skyscraper, in the business district of La Defense, near Paris.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCOIS GUILLOT / AFP

Opponents of a proposed China-Taiwan trade pact rally in front of a wall of police outside Taiwan's legislature in Taipei. The continuing protest is the most serious challenge to date to President Ma Ying-jeou's policy of moving the democratic island of 23 million people economically closer to communist China.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Santana / Associated Press

A firefighter in York, Pa., sets up a hose to spray a fire that damaged seven buildings, four of them heavily. Though no injuries were reported, the Red Cross was assisting 11 people forced from nearby row homes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jason Plotkin / York (Pa.) Daily Record

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In Thursday’s Pictures in the News, a hazardous materials technician walks through a badly damaged structure after a fire at an apparent illicit drug manufacturing lab in Commerce. Two men were hospitalized with burns and firefighters were driven back from the burning house by explosions. Arson investigators believe the men had been operating a “butane honey oil extraction laboratory,” in which marijuana is turned into “hash oil” or “honey oil.”

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