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Teams play soccer under the lights in the Ondina suburb of Salvador de Bahia, Brazil. The 2014 FIFA World Cup begins Thursday in Rio de Janeiro.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GUILLAUME HORCAJUELO / EPA

A Yemeni boy elevates for a bicycle kick during a soccer game in the capital, Sana.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED HUWAIS / AFP/Getty Images

Ian Poulter of England plays a bunker shot during a practice round prior to the 114th U.S. Open at Pinehurst Resort and Country Club in North Carolina.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ross Kinnaird / Getty Images

New York Yankees fan Taylor Pulliam wears makeup to show his support of the team before a game between the Yankees and Seattle Mariners in Seattle.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ted S. Warren / Associated Press

The pack rides during the fourth stage of the 66th Dauphine Criterium cycling race in Gap, France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LIONEL BONAVENTURE / AFP/Getty Images

Swiss swordsmen Peer Borsky, bottom, and Max Heinzer celebrate after defeating Ukraine in the semifinals of the men's epee team competition at the European Fencing Championships in Strasbourg, France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK SEEGER / EPA

A man plays with a ball at sunset in Berlin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: INGA KJER / AFP/Getty Images

A candlelight vigil was held at Walt Morey Middle School in Troutdale, Ore., for Emilio Hoffman, who died in a shooting at Reynolds High School. The suspect is believed to have killed himself. A teacher was wounded.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stephanie Yao Long / The Oregonian

Los Angeles middle-school student Julia Macias, 13, left, a plaintiff in the lawsuit against California's teacher job protections, is joined by her father Joe, sister Lucy and mother Evelyn at a news conference held by the plaintiffs in Vergara vs. California. Teacher unions are criticizing a judge's decision in the case to overturn a California law that protects teachers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

A demonstrator draped in a Spanish Second Republic flag and surrounded by police protests against the monarchy near parliament in Madrid as Spain's deputies vote on a bill that would allow the abdication of King Juan Carlos and his son Felipe to ascend to the thrown. Both the ruling Popular Party and opposition Socialists back Felipe's succession.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GERARD JULIEN / AFP/Getty Images

Chilean students clash with riot police during a protest against the government's education reform in Santiago.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CLAUDIO REYES / AFP/Getty Images

Iraqi families fleeing violence in Nineveh province gather at a Kurdish checkpoint in Aski Kalak. Al Qaeda-linked extremists have seized the northern province and its capital, Mosul, the country's second-largest city, in a major blow to authorities, who appear incapable of stopping the militants' advances.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAFIN HAMED / AFP/Getty Images

A member of a Chinese honor guard stretches his leg as he and his unit prepare for an official welcoming ceremony for visiting Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andy Wong / Associated Press

Lightning flashes in the sky over wind turbines in Algermissen, Germany. Violent thunderstorms were reported in parts of western Germany, killing six people and causing property damage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JULIA STRATENSCHULTE / EPA

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Pictures in the News | June 11, 2014

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Pictures in the News | June 11, 2014

Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Brazil, where the biggest, loudest, longest, wildest party in the world kicks off on Thursday as 32 teams descend on the soccer-crazed nation for the 2014 World Cup. More photos

Keeping with the sports theme, Ian Poulter of England plays a bunker shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 114th U.S. Open in North Carolina, a New York Yankees fan wears makeup to show his support for the team before a game in Seattle, and Swiss fencers celebrate after winning their semifinal of the men’s epee team competition in Strasbourg, France.

Troutdale, Ore.: A candlelight vigil was held for Emilio Hoffman, the victim of the shooting at Reynolds High School. The suspect is believed to have shot himself. A teacher was wounded.

Madrid: A demonstrator draped in a Spanish Second Republic flag protests against the monarchy as Spain’s deputies vote on a bill allowing the abdication of King Juan Carlos.

Santiago, Chile: Students clash with riot police during a protest against the government’s education reform.

Add stops in Germany, Yemen and Iraq to round out the report.

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