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People escape the sun by walking in the gardens of Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles, where the temperature hovered in the 90s.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clenenin / Los Angeles Times

Rapper Macklemore rehearses for the VMA show on Broadway Avenue in downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Alejandro "Blade" Burgos performs a headspin wearing a helmet at the skate street in New York's Central Park. Burgos has been skating at the park for eleven years.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

People cool off in the showers against a backdrop of crosses known as Arlington West in Santa Monica. Arlington West, created by the group Veterans For Peace is a memorial to fallen and wounded soldiers and to acknowledge the cost of war. The temporary memorial, is set up at sunrise each Sunday next to the Santa Monica Pier.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Migrants from Pakistan land on shore after completing a journey in a small dinghy crossing a three-mile stretch of the Aegean Sea from Turkey in Kos, Greece. Migrants from many parts of the Middle East and African nations continue to flood into Europe before heading from Athens, north to the Macedonian border.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

Libyan Red Crescent workers carry the body of a drowned migrant who washed up along with several others in Zuwara, Libya, after two smuggling boats sank off the coast. Search teams found more than 10 bodies that had washed ashore. About 500 migrants were believed to be on board the two boats, according to rescue teams.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mohamed Ben Khalifa / Associated Press

Firefighters try to suffocate the flames during a forest fire at Cualedro in Galicia, Spain. The fire has already burned close to 5,000 acres.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BRAIS LORENZO / EPA

A firefighter tries to extinguish flames at the site of a wildfire in Spain. A fire broke out in northwest Spain, as seven fires continued to burn throughout the country.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PEDRO ARMESTRE / AFP/Getty Images

A masked Kurdish militant holds a Molotov cocktail while jumping away from tear gas canisters during clashes with Turkish police in the Gazi district of Istanbul.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OZAN KOSE / AFP/Getty Images

Ukrainian protesters clash with police ,outside the Parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, after a vote to give greater powers to separatist regions in the east.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Efrem Lukatsky / Associated Press

An investor scratches his head near a display showing the Shanghai Composite Index at a brokerage in Beijing. Asian stocks fell Monday after a U.S. Federal Reserve official suggested a September interest rate hike still was possible and Japanese factory activity weakened.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ng Han Guan / Associated Press

People cool off at an illuminated fountain in Bucharest, Romania. Romania is affected by a heat wave, with western and southern regions under a severe weather warning in the coming days.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vadim Ghirda / Associated Press

Supporters of former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra wait for her ahead of her trial on criminal charges stemming from her government's rice price subsidy, at the Supreme Court's Criminal Division in Bangkok, Thailand.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NARONG SANGNAK / EPA

People in bathtubs participate in the qualifying round for the first World Championship in bathtub racing in Erfurt, Germany. The finale will take place in Duesseldorf in November.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SEBASTIAN KAHNERT / EPA

Final preparations are underway at the Lido event site ahead of the annual Venice Film Festival, in Venice, Italy. The movie "Everest" by Icelandic director Baltasar Kormakur will open the 72nd Venice Film Festival that runs Sept. 2-12.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ETTORE FERRARI / EPA

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Monday’s Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, with people trying to beat the heat by walking in the gardens of Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles, where the temperature hovered in the 90s. More photos

New York: Alejandro “Blade” Burgos performs a headspin wearing a helmet at the skate street in New York’s Central Park. Burgos has been skating at the park for eleven years.

Galicia, Spain: Firefighters try to suffocate the flames during a forest fire that already has burned close to 5,000 acres.

Kiev, Ukraine: Ukrainian protesters clash with police after a vote to give greater powers to separatist regions in the east, outside the Parliament in Kiev.

Beijing: An investor scratches his head near a display showing the Shanghai Composite Index at a brokerage in Beijing.

Erfurt, Germany: People in bathtubs participate in the qualifying round for the first World Championship in bathtub racing.

Add stops in Greece, Libya, Turkey, Romania and Thailand to round out the report.

 

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