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Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown outside Greater St. Marks Family Church while Brown's family met inside with civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton and a capacity crowd of guests to discuss the killing in St Louis, Mo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott Olson / Getty Images

A memorial continues to grow on Robin Williams' Hollywood Walk of Fame star Aug. 12, a day after he was found dead in his Northern California home.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Government scientists hope surveys of underwater wonders such as Christ of the Abyss reef off Key Largo, Fla., will be online for people to get 360-degree views, much like Google Map's street view lets people look at homes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Uncredited / Associated Press

London recording artist Tahliah Barnett, known by her stage persona FKA twigs, performs at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on Aug. 12.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

People enjoy a meringue fight during San Sebastian's Semana Grande regional festivities in northern Spain on Aug. 12.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAVIER ETXEZARRETA / EPA

A woman tries to hold her dog at Baubeach in Maccarese, near Rome on Aug. 13.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP/Getty Images

Ukrainian rescuers help evacuate refugees from eastern Ukraine in Svatovo village.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI KOZLOV / EPA

Spanish Guardia Civil watch as would-be immigrants from Africa sit atop a wire fence after scrambling over two other border barriers at Spain's tiny north African territory of Melilla. About 600 people tried to scale the triple-layer, 20-foot razor-wire barrier that separates Morocco from Melilla on Aug. 13.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOSE COLON / AFP/Getty Images

A multiple exposure picture shows the Perseids meteor shower in the night sky from the mountains of the Sierra Norte de Madrid in Spain. The meteor shower occurs every year in August when the Earth passes through the debris and dust of the Swift-Tuttle comet.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANI POZO / AFP/Getty Images

Ukraine's Hanna Ryzhykova crashes in the women's 400m hurdles heat during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich, Switzerland, Aug. 13.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLIVIER MORIN / AFP/Getty Images

A man inspects his damaged apartment during ongoing fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia separatists, in Donetsk, Ukraine. Ukraine said that any foreign humanitarian aid will have to be delivered by the International Committee of the Red Cross, dealing a blow to a large Russian convoy en route to the country's embattled east.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI ILNITSKY / EPA

Palestinian men crowd a metal window as they try to hand over their documents to U.N. workers through a window at a compound in Gaza City. The U.N. resumed aid to some of the 1.1 million Gazans who needed food assistance even before the latest conflict between Hamas and Israel began more than four weeks ago.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP/Getty Images

A man with his dog walk past a mural depicting actor Robin Williams in downtown Belgrade. Unknown artists drew the Academy Award-winning actor and comedian below a Belgrade bridge to pay tribute after his death.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREJ ISAKOVIC / AFP/Getty Images

Iraqi children from the Yazidi community wave to Kurdish Peshmerga forces near Dohuk, Iraq, after their hometown was attacked by Sunni militants and they fled with their families. Thousands of members of the Yazidi minority are trapped on a mountain in northwestern Iraq with little food or water.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP/Getty Images

People shield themselves from the rain as they cross an intersection in Hong Kong.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DALE DE LA REY / AFP/Getty Images

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Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in the Midwest, where demonstrators continue to protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown outside Greater St. Marks Family Church, as Brown’s family met inside with civil rights leader the Rev. Al Sharpton to discuss the killing. More photos

Hollywood: A memorial continues to grow on Robin Williams’ Hollywood Walk of Fame star, after he was found dead in his Northern California home. More photos

Key Largo, Florida: U.S. government scientists hope people soon will be able to go online and get a 360-degree view of such underwater wonders as the Christ of the Abyss reef, much like Google Map’s street view lets people look at homes.

Valle del Lozoya, Spain: A multiple exposure of the Perseid meteor shower in the night sky from the mountains of the Sierra Norte de Madrid in Spain

Dohuk, Iraq: Iraqi children from the Yazidi community wave to Kurdish Peshmerga forces near Dohuk, after they fled their hometown that was attacked by Sunni militants from the Islamic state.

Add stops in Spain, Italy, Serbia and Switzerland to round out the report.

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