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Jay Z and Beyonce perform as part of their "On the Run" tour at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Filipe Toledo, the winner, competes during the final round of the men's surfing main event during the last day of the Vans US Open at the Huntington Beach Pier.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jabin Botsford / Los Angeles Times

Filipe Toledo celebrates after winning the men's surfing main event at the Vans US Open at the Huntington Beach Pier.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jabin Botsford / Los Angeles Times

Samantha Shoushtari is comforted by family friend Lauran Smith during a gathering at the Shoushtari home, one year after her brother, Bijan Shoushtari, died from wounds sustained in a drive-by shooting in the Crenshaw District of Los Angeles. Bijan, 18, was a football team captain at Hamilton High School. His murder remains unsolved.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Chinese rescuers carry an injured resident after an earthquake hit southwest China's Yunnan province. At least 150 people were killed and 1,300 injured in the mountainous Yunnan province, state media said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

Earthquake victims sit amid the debris of collapsed houses in Ludian county in Zhaotong, southwest China's Yunnan province. At least 150 people were killed and 1,300 injured after a strong earthquake hit southwest China's mountainous Yunnan province, state media said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

A Palestinian searches for salvageable items from the rubble of his house that was destroyed in Israeli strikes in Beit Lahiya, in the northern Gaza Strip.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Adel Hana / Associated Press

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boys climb a wall to watch the scene of an attack in Jerusalem. An Israeli-declared cease-fire and troop withdrawals slowed violence in the Gaza war Monday, though an attack on an Israeli bus that killed one person in Jerusalem underscored the tensions still simmering in the region.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sebastian Scheiner / Associated Press

A man looks upon the names of the dead before a candlelight vigil to mark the centenary of the first World War, at the National Memorial Arboretum in Stafford, England. Aug. 4 marks the 100th anniversary of Great Britain declaring war on Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

Fireworks light up the sky during the closing ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDY BUCHANAN / AFP/Getty Images

Tens of thousands of supporters of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan massed in Istanbul for his last big rally in Turkey's largest city one week ahead of presidential elections.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OZAN KOSE / AFP/Getty Images

A crowd of college students gathers and takes photographs of Indian Bollywood actors Akshay Kumar and Tamannaah Bhatia as they arrive to promote their latest movie, "Entertainment," in Bangalore.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MANJUNATH KIRAN / AFP/Getty Images

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Pictures in the News | August 4, 2014

Monday’s Pictures in the News begins at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, where Jay Z appears with Beyoncé as part of their On the Run tour. More photos

Huntington Beach: Filipe Toledo celebrates with friends, family and fans after winning the men’s surfing main event at the Vans US Open at the Huntington Beach Pier. More photos

Zhaotong, China: Chinese rescuers carry an injured resident after an earthquake hit in southwest China’s Yunnan province, where at least 367 people were killed and 1,881 injured. Story

Stafford, England: A man looks upon the names of the dead before a candlelight vigil to mark the centenary of  World War I at the National Memorial Arboretum. Aug. 4 marks the 100th anniversary of Great Britain declaring war on Germany.

Bangalore, India: College students gather and take photographs of Indian Bollywood actors as they arrive to promote their latest movie.

Add stops in Jerusalem, Gaza, Turkey and Scotland to round out the report.

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