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Protesters sing songs and wave their phones in the air after a massive thunderstorm passed over outside the Hong Kong government complex, where thousands of pro-democracy supporters continue to occupy the streets surrounding the city's financial district.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris McGrath / Getty Images

Pro-democracy protestors use umbrellas to shield themselves from heavy rain in Hong Kong.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANTHONY WALLACE / AFP/Getty Images

Lakers star guard Kobe Bryant answers questions during media day at the team's practice facility in El Segundo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Clippers point guard Jordan Farmar adds his signature to hundreds of autographed basketballs during media day at the team's facility in Playa Vista.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

A man walks between tree trunk columns that are part of the installation "Sticks and Stones — an Intervention" by British architect David Chipperfield at the New National Gallery in Berlin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STEPHANIE PILICK / AFP/Getty Images

A slow-exposure image captures the blurred forms of Japan's Minami Itahashi, right, and Fuka Tatsumi tucked in the pike position during the women's synchronized 10-meter platform diving final at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kin Cheung / Associated Press

Firefighters use a gas analyzer to check for toxic volcanic fumes next to a Buddha statue near the summit of the Mount Ontake in central Japan, where dozens of people have been killed recently by poisonous gas from eruptions.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

A Ukrainian soldier fires his machine gun during an exchange with separatist forces at the village of Peski on the outskirts of Donetsk.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sergei L. Loiko / Los Angeles Times

Syrian Kurds fleeing mortar attacks in the southeastern town of Suruc wait after crossing the border into Turkey. Tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds have flooded Turkey since the group known as Islamic State began taking over large swaths of Syrian territory.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFP/Getty Images

A miner walks past a large contingent of police officers who were guarding a team of investigators visiting the scene of a mass shooting in 2012 at the Lonmin platinum mine in Marikana, South Africa. The Farlam Commission is investigating the deaths of 34 miners killed by South African police during a violent wave of strikes in August of that year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MUJAHID SAFODIEN / AFP/Getty Images

This time-exposure image shows the paths of vehicles on roads during rush hour on the eve of the National Day holidays in Shanghai.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHANNES EISELE / AFP/Getty Images

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Tuesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Hong Kong, where protesters sing songs and wave their phones in the air after a massive thunderstorm passed over outside the government complex where thousands of pro-democracy supporters continue to occupy the streets surrounding the city’s financial district. More photos

El Segundo: Lakers guard Kobe Bryant answers questions during media day at the team’s practice facility.

Mount Ontake. Japan: Firefighters use a gas analyzer to check for toxic volcanic fumes next to a Buddha statue near the summit of the Mount Ontake in central Japan, where dozens of people have been killed by poison gas from recent eruptions.

Sanliurfa, Turkey: Syrian Kurds fleeing mortar fire in the southeastern town of Suruc wait after crossing the border into Turkey.

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