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A shower of sparks rains down behind Alice Cooper on stage at the Hollywood Bowl, where he opened for Motley Crue on Monday night.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Father Richard Estrada, right, blesses Bell Lopez, 20, at La Plaza United Methodist Church on Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles, where Lopez and six other young immigration activists, ranging in age from 13 to 22, began a four-day fast to help raise awareness about children who are fleeing violence and poverty in Central America. The activists are calling on Congress and President Obama to grant refugee status to the thousands of undocumented children who have fled to the United States in recent months.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

Chinese army cadets take part in drills at a training base on the outskirts of Beijing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andy Wong / AP

The refloated Costa Concordia cruise liner is prepared for removal off the Italian island of Giglio. Towing operations are set to begin Wednesday, a day later than originally planned, officials overseeing the salvage project said. The ship will be taken to the port of Genoa, where it will be scrapped.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CLAUDIO GIOVANNINI / ANSA

Malaysian investigators inspect debris at the main crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near Grabovo in eastern Ukraine. The plane went down Thursday in an area that has seen heavy fighting between pro-Russia separatists and Ukrainian government forces.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBERT GHEMENT / EPA

A New York Police Department helicopter circles for a closer look after white flags were mysteriously substituted for the American flags that usually adorn the two towers of the Brooklyn Bridge.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREW GOMBERT / EPA

Israeli soldiers take up positions in the Gaza Strip close to the Israeli border. According to the Israel Defense Forces. 27 Israeli soldiers have been killed and hundreds wounded since ground operations began into Gaza on Thursday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR SULTAN / EPA

Comrades mourn Israeli Staff Sgt. Moshe Melako, 20, who was killed fighting Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, during his funeral at the Mt. Herzel military cemetery in Jerusalem.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GALI TIBBON / AFP

Gaza City residents flee after what they believed were safe buildings were targeted by Israeli forces.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

A seriously wounded man hurt in an Israeli strike is rushed into the Gaza City hospital.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

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In Tuesday’s Pictures in the News, Alice Cooper opens for Motley Crue at the Hollywood Bowl on Monday night.

Giglio Island, Italy: Workers prepare to tow away the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship. The refloated Costa Concordia will start its journey to the port of Genoa on Wednesday, a day later than planned, officials overseeing the salvage project said.

Donetsk, Ukraine: Malaysian investigators inspect debris at the main crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The plane went down Thursday in an area that has seen heavy fighting between pro-Russia separatists and Ukrainian government forces.

New York: A New York police helicopter circles the Brooklyn Bridge for a close-up look at one of two white flags that were mysteriously placed on the bridge’s towers overnight, replacing American flags.

And there’s more from around the world.

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