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Justine Ezarik, center, a Youtube sensation known as iJustine, is first in line with Cody LaScala, left, and Ed Palumbo as they wait for doors to open. Ezarik will auction her old phone for a charity that Cody is affiliated with.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Visitors to the Apple store descend a staircase to the showroom below to purchase the latest iPhones in New York.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Julie Jacobson / Associated Press

A vigil was held outside Los Angeles City Hall for Matthew and Grace Huang, Pasadena residents who have been detained in Qatar since the January 2013 death of their adopted daughter, Gloria, pictured at left. The couple were accused of killing Gloria; they say she died from a severe eating disorder.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times

Twilight view of downtown Los Angeles taken from the Hollywood Hills.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARK RALSTON / AFP/Getty Images

Chinese online retail giant Alibaba CEO Jack Ma arrives at the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Alibaba is poised for a record-breaking stock market debut with shares priced at $68 in a public offering that could be valued at $25 billion.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEWEL SAMAD / AFP/Getty Images

Scrapyard manager Rita Gathino prepares to close a displayed coffin used to scare away thieves near their entrance gate in Cullinan, South Africa. Many properties in crime-ridden South Africa are secured by electronic burglar alarms and high concrete walls topped with high-voltage electric fences, but in the quaint small diamond mining town of Cullinan, coffins are the latest security gadgets.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA / AFP/Getty Images

Pro-union supporters celebrate as Scottish independence referendum results are announced at a "Better Together" event in Glasgow, Scotland. Scotland appeared set to reject independence Friday with 23 out of 32 voting areas declared and the crucial Glasgow region having given its result.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDY BUCHANAN / AFP/Getty Images

A model gets ready backstage before the Blumarine collection during the 2015 Spring / Summer Milan Fashion Week in Milan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP/Getty Images

Harry Mayhead, Pearly King of Bow Bells who served in Egypt and France for the Royal Army Service Corp. in World War II, "plants" ceramic poppies at the Tower of London. "Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red" is the evolving art installation at the tower, and 888,246 ceramic poppies will be planted in the moat by volunteers with the last poppy being planted on Nov. 11. Each poppy represents a British or Colonial fatality in the First World War.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirsty Wigglesworth / Associated Press

The exterior of the Jakobskreuz, (St James's summit cross) in Sankt Jakob im Haus in Tyrol, Austria. At 95 feet tall, the building is the biggest of its kind and consists of several meetings and meditation rooms and five viewing platforms. The cross is located on the Way of St James to Santiago de Compostela in Spain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Getty Images

A Kurdish peshmerga fighter holds a position on the front line in the Gwer district, south of Arbil, the capital of the Kurdish autonomous region in northern Iraq.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAFIN HAMED / AFP/Getty Images

American artists from the Manual Cinema group perform a live cinematic shadow puppet show during the Tehran Mobarak Puppet Festival at the City Theater in Iran. Hundreds of Iranian art lovers gave a troupe of Chicago-based puppeteers flowers and a lengthy standing ovation at the Tehran City Theater at the end of their historic performance this week during a rare visit by American performers to the Islamic Republic.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vahid Salemi / Associated Press

Esteban Gutierrez of Mexico and Sauber F1 drives during practice ahead of the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix at Marina Bay Street Circuit in Singapore.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Thompson / Getty Images

A resident tows his vending stall as he wades through a flooded street during heavy rains brought on by tropical storm Fung-Wong in Manila. Tropical storm Fung-Wong dumped heavy rains that shut down Manila, forcing thousands of residents to flee as the the weather disturbance approached the northern Philippines.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TED ALJIBE / AFP/Getty Images

Filipino rescuers hold a baby at a flood-hit village in Marikina city, east of Manila. A tropical storm triggered widespread floods in the Philippine capital and northern provinces forcing thousands to flee their homes, officials said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCIS R. MALASIG / EPA

Los Angeles Angels players celebrate their American League West title with fans at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Angels fans in Anaheim, Calif., react as the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland A's to give the Angels the American League West championship.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Firefighters set a controlled burn to help contain the King Fire near the town of Pollock Pines, Calif.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALVIN JORNADA / EPA

A man leaves a polling station in Edinburgh after casting his vote in a referendum on Scotland's independence.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LEON NEAL / AFP/Getty Images

Cement slabs in Teltow, Germany, from the Berlin Wall are painted with the portraits of German politician Willy Brandt, left, Tibet's exiled spiritual leader Dalai Lama, leader of Indian independence movement Mahatma Gandhi, Burmese opposition politician Aung San Suu Kyi and South African anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHN MACDOUGALL / AFP/Getty Images

Paratroopers from the United States parachute in to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Operation Market Garden, in Groesbeek, Netherlands.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIROSCHKA VAN DE WOUW / EPA

Actors perform a scene from "Nothing's for Something" by performance artists Heine Avdal from Norway and and Yukiko Shinozaki from Japan at the Biennale Bern in Bern, Switzerland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANTHONY ANEX / EPA

Palestinian Ahmed al-Jorf, 17, holds a picture of his brother Hussein al-Jorf, 19, at his house which was damaged by Israeli shelling in Khan Yunis, Gaza Strip.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAID KHATIB / AFP/Getty Images

Mt. Slamet, as seen from Pandansari village in Brebes, Indonesia, spews.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Idhad Zakaria / Associated Press

A vendor arranges vegetables for sale in front of street art featuring Albert Einstein in Manila.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOEL CELIS / AFP/Getty Images

An activist protesting Chinese control over Tibet is detained by Indian policemen in New Delhi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Saurabh Das / Associated Press

A woman bails muddy water from her flood-damaged dwelling in Srinagar, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAROOQ KHAN / EPA

South Koreans stand inside the full moon design, in the fore of the Incheon main stadium, South Korea.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOTLI SIMANJUNTAK / EPA

A crowd takes in the Los Angeles Opera simulcast of "La Traviata" at Santa Monica Pier.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Kevin Hoppers tees off from a cliff top at More Mesa Shores in Santa Barbara, Calif.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

More than a dozen 2015 Ford Mustangs sit in the parking lot of Mel's Drive-in before they were picked up and taken for test rides by automotive critics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Amid high temperatures, Ralph Moreno, of Quick Dry Floor Service, vacuums water in the band room, which damaged some choir robes, equipment and uniforms at Lake Elsinore High School during Tuesday's microburst storm that swept across Wildomar and Lake Elsinore. Classes were out for the day and no injuries were reported. The storm cell also ripped off the roof of the baseball dugout and flooded or damaged 20 classrooms at the school.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

TOPSHOTS A man takes shelter amid strong rainfall alongside his motorbike in Zhanjiang, south China's Guangdong province on September 16, 2014. A powerful typhoon slammed into China's Hainan island after sweeping past Hong Kong where it disrupted flights and forced the closure of the stock market and container ports. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTOSTR/AFP/Getty Images ** OUTS - ELSENT, FPG - OUTS * NM, PH, VA if sourced by CT, LA or MoD **

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFP

Nigerian rescue workers search rubble from the collapsed guesthouse at the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos Sept. 16. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) of Nigeria is reporting survivors are still being found in the rubble after the collapse Sept. 12. At least 67 South Africans are missing and presumed to be victims.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / EPA

Lava flows from the crater of Mayon volcano seen from Legazpi City, southeast of Manila. Lava continued to cascade down the Philippines' most active volcano on Sept. 17 as authorities rushed to evacuate thousands.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHARISM SAYAT / AFP

People react during a pro-Scottish independence rally, in central Glasgow, Scotland, Sept. 17. The two sides in Scotland's independence debate are scrambling to convert undecided voters, with just one day to go until a referendum on separation.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Cheskin / AP

Pope Francis holds a gift as he arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Medichini / AP

A wildfire approaches the shore of Bass Lake, Calif.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Darvin Atkeson / YosemiteLandscape

Code Pink activist Tighe Berry shouts his protests to the Obama administration's push for a military response to the Islamic State in Washington, D.C.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM LO SCALZO / EPA

Robin Anderson holds up granddaughter Kinlee Anderson while searching for Brady Anderson, who is returning home from Afghanistan at the Inver Grove Heights Training Center in Minnesota.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Elizabeth Flores / The Star Tribune

Grant Green douses Tony Campana at Angels Stadium in Anaheim to celebrate the Los Angeles Angels' clinching a berth in the playoffs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

The sun sets into the Pacific Ocean off the Palos Verdes Peninsula after a day of record-setting hot temperatures throughout Southern California.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

People rummage through a supermarket in San Jose del Cabo after Hurricane Odile knocked down trees and power lines in Mexico's Baja California peninsula.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP/Getty Images

An aerial picture of lava flowing out of the Bardarbunga volcano in southeast Iceland. The Bardarbunga volcano system has been rocked by hundreds of tremors daily since mid-August, prompting fears the volcano could explode.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BERNARD MERIC / AFP/Getty Images

Riot police forced members of the Homeless Workers' Movement out of an abandoned hotel in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil, where some 200 families were living.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NELSON ALMEIDA / AFP/Getty Images

Scottish pro-independence campaigners wear traditional Highland dress in Edinburgh, Scotland, ahead of the referendum on Scotland's independence.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEN STANSALL / AFP/Getty Images

A man is attacked by a bull during the annual Toro de la Vega tournament in Tordesillas, Spain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: R.GARCIA / EPA

An Attacus atlas butterfly sits on a visitor's face at the Botanical Garden of Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RADEK MICA / AFP/Getty Images

Serbian basketball supporters cheer during a welcoming ceremony in Belgrade as the national team returns home following the FIBA Basketball World Cup.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREJ ISAKOVIC / AFP/Getty Images

Children look for metal scraps among cables on a barge in Manila.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOEL CELIS / AFP/Getty Images

An Indonesian scavenger collects items from a garbage dump in Denpasar on the resort island of Bali.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SONNY TUMBELAKA / AFP/Getty Images

A Philippine Coast Guard officer inspects for a possible oil spill around a shuttle ferry that sank in strong waves caused by Typhoon Kalmaegi in Manila Bay, Philippines.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RITCHIE B. TONGO / EPA

Workers finish a huge art installation with the theme "Stop Violence Against Women" by Indian artist Rintu Das in Kolkata, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIYAL ADHIKARY / EPA

Boyle Heights neighborhood children cool down in a 30-foot blow up swimming pool at a birthday party during searing heat Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

Daisy Dukes, a 3-year-old poodle, takes a surfing lesson at Huntington Dog Beach on Sunday. Daisy is training for the Surf City Surf Dog surfing dog competition held at Huntington Beach on Sept. 28.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

Chargers tight end Antonio Gates makes a touchdown catch in front of Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor in the second quarter Sunday at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A competitor in the Mud Madness race at Foymore Lodge in Portadown, Northern Ireland, on Sunday. Some 800 competitors ran, crawled and belly-flop their way across four and half miles of bogs and ponds, under cargo nets and through water sprays and muddy trenches for charity.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paul Faith / AFP

A woman braves strong wind in Hong Kong.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kin Cheung / Associated Press

A model stands between the colorful bristles of a car washing machine during the press tour of the "Automechanika" car accessories fair in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frank Rumpenhorst / DPA

Cavalry horses and their riders are exposed to smoke as members of the Dutch cavalry undergo a stress test at the beach in Scheveningen, the Netherlands.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bas Czerwinski / ANP

A Pakistani army soldier distributes food bags in flooded areas in Shujabad, Pakistan. Pakistani troops and rescue workers raced to evacuate thousands of people as swollen rivers headed toward the southern province of Sindh.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Omer Saleem / EPA

A fighter from the Azov volunteer battalion talks to his girlfriend as he arrives on rotation from the front line in Kiev, Ukraine. Shelling killed six people and wounded 15 others in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sergei Chuzavkov / Associated Press

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Clean-up effort on Skid Row

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The city of Los Angeles launched a major street and sidewalk cleaning program on skid row in response to public health concerns in the poverty-stricken neighborhood. Read...   View Post»

   

The Week in Pictures | September 15 – 21, 2014

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The Week in Pictures | September 15 – 21, 2014

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Backstage at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards

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Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins locally for us, where a big rig overturned off the 210 Freeway, nearly hitting a row of mobile homes in Lake View Terrace. On the other...   View Post»

The Week in Pictures | September 15 – 21, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, pro-union supporters celebrate as Scottish independence referendum results are announced at a ‘Better Together’ event in Glasgow.

Tehran, Iran: American artists from the Manual Cinema group perform a live cinematic shadow puppet show during the Tehran Mobarak Puppet Festival at the City Theater in Iran.

Vatnajoekull, Iceland: An aerial picture of lava flowing out of the Bardarbunga volcano in southeast Iceland.

Lagos, Nigeria: Rescue workers search through rubble from the collapsed guesthouse at the Synagogue Church of All Nations. At least 67 South Africans are presumed to be victims of the collapse.

Washington, D.C.: A Code Pink activist shouts his protests to the Obama administration’s push for a military response to the growing threat posed by the Islamic State while Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey, right,  testify before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing.

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico: People loot a supermarket after Hurricane Odile knocked down trees and power lines in Mexico’s Baja California peninsula.

Pollock Pines, Calif.: Firefighters use drip torches to set a controlled burn to create a safe zone around homes close to the King Fire.

Los Angeles: A vigil was held outside Los Angeles City Hall for Matthew and Grace Huang, Pasadena residents who have been detained in Qatar since the January 2013 death of their adopted daughter, Gloria.

Wildomar, Calif.: Standing water is cleaned up at Lake Elsinore High School during Tuesday’s microburst storm that swept across Wildomar and Lake Elsinore and brought flash flooding, debris flows and damage.

Gwer, Iraq: A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter holds a position on the front line in the Gwer district in northern Iraq.

Add stops in New York, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Singapore and South Africa to round out the report.

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