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Pictures in the News | June 9, 2014

Monday’s Pictures in the News begins in West Hollywood, where thousands line Santa Monica Boulevard for the L.A. Pride Parade. The event featured 130 entrants, including grocery stores, banks, politicians, television news stations and advocacy groups. More photos

São Paulo, Brazil: Riot police stand guard during a demonstration by striking subway workers that has already caused massive traffic jams in Brazil’s largest city as its new stadium prepares to welcome more than 60,000 soccer fans for Thursday’s Brazil-Croatia World Cup game.

Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, France: A descendant of Comanche Indian soldiers prays on Utah Beach, where 14 Comanche code talkers landed on June 6,1944 with the 4th U.S. Infantry Division.

Jalalabad, Afghanistan: Afghan security official stands guard near a burning NATO supply truck after a suicide bomb blast that targeted a police compound. One policeman was killed, another wounded and 25 cars were burned.

Changsha, China: A total of 505 pregnant women practice yoga as they attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest prenatal yoga class.

Add stops in Germany, Spain, Israel and India to round out the report.