Students at UC Irvine let loose for 60 seconds of pillow fighting, setting a Guinness world record with over 4,000 people participating, on Tuesday. It is a "Welcome Week" tradition at the school to attempt to break a world record,
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Family friends embrace in the lobby of the Bell Gardens police department, where Levette Crespo was being held after she allegedly shot and killed her husband, Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo, at their home during a domestic dispute on Tuesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles TimesLink
Investigators collect evidence at the intersection of Puente and Citrus avenues in Covina where a Covina police motorcycle officer died following a collision with a sport utility vehicle.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles TimesLink
A pro-democracy activist shouts slogans Wednesday on a street near Hong Kong government headquarters where protesters have made camp. Holiday crowds swelled into the tens of thousands as student leaders met with other pro-democracy protesters to discuss a strategy for handling the government's rejection of their demands that the city's top leader resign and Beijing revise its plans to limit candidates for an upcoming election.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong Maye-E / Associated PressLink
A paramilitary police officer stands guard in front of the portrait of communist leader Mao Zedong on Tiananmen Gate in Beijing on Wednesday, National Day in China. Crowds visited the square on the holiday, the 65th anniversary of the founding of Communist China.
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A Syrian Kurdish family waits with their belongings in the town of Suruc in southeastern Turkey after crossing the border to escape exchanges of mortar fire between factions battling for control of northern Syria.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFPLink
Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Luke Gregerson sits in the dugout after Oakland lost, 9-8, in 12 innings to the Kansas City Royals in the AL wild-card playoff game Tuesday in Kansas City, Mo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff Roberson / Associated PressLink
Fans of the German soccer team Maribor light flares in the stands to celebrate taking a 1-0 lead over Schalke in a UEFA Champions League Group G match in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, on Tuesday. Schalke rallied to gain a 1-1 tie.
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Workers taking photos crowd around Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff as she visits Rio de Janeiro's Barra neighborhood, where construction of the Olympic Park and other facilities for the 2016 Olympic Games is underway.
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A few highlights from this Week in Pictures are: a high school shooting in Chardon, Ohio, Occupy protesters are removed from their camp outside London's St. Paul's Cathedral (