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Fast-food workers rally on Thursday outside a McDonald's in South Los Angeles asking for $15 an hour and the right to form unions.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers second baseman Dee Gordon flips the ball to shortstop Hanley Ramirez to force out a Nationals player at second base in the seventh inning at Dodger Stadium Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Leng Yuting, 26, poses underwater for her wedding pictures at a photo studio in Shanghai, ahead of her wedding next year. Her fiance, Riyang, said they had their wedding photographs taken underwater because "it's romantic and beautiful."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHANNES EISELE / AFP

A long exposure taken at night shows Slovakia's High Tatras mountains as seen from the solar observatory station on the Lomnicky Stit peak.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOE KLAMAR / AFP

Firefighters respond to a fire on Harvard Terrace in the Allston neighborhood of Boston on Wednesday. The fire was contained about two hours after it was reported.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matthew West / Boston Herald

Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen fire at Islamic State positions during an operation outside Amirli, about 105 miles north of Baghdad, on Wednesday. The Islamic State has carved out a self-styled caliphate in the large area straddling the Iraq-Syria border that it now controls.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Uncredited / Associated Press

Kashmiri residents struggle to withstand sudden and strong currents while wading through floodwaters while trying to move to safer places in Srinagar, India, on Thursday. At least 100 villages across the Kashmir valley were flooded by overflowing lakes and rivers, in the worst flooding in 22 years caused by heavy rains.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dar Yasin / Associated Press

Members of the Cincinnati Reds watch from the dugout as heavy rain falls during a delay in the first inning of an interleague game against the Orioles on Tuesday in Baltimore.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick Semansky / Associated Press

A motorist uses his mobile phone as he waits at a traffic light with thousands of others commuting on scooters into Taipei, Taiwan, on Thursday morning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Santana / Associated Press

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Pictures in the News | Sept. 4, 2014

In Thursday’s Pictures in the News, fast-food workers rally outside a South Los Angeles McDonald’s as part of efforts to raise wages to $15 an hour and the right to form unions.

Shanghai: A bride poses underwater for her wedding pictures at a photo studio ahead of her wedding next year. Her fiance said they had their wedding photographs taken underwater because “it’s romantic and beautiful.”

Amirli, Iraq: Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen fire at Islamic State group positions during an operation. The Islamic State has carved out a self-styled caliphate in the large area straddling the Iraq-Syria border that it now controls.

Baltimore: Members of the Cincinnati Reds watch from the dugout as heavy rain falls during a rain delay in the first inning of an interleague baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles.

And there’s more from around the world.

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