January 16, 2012

Posted January 16th, 2012 at 3:08 pm (UTC-4)
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"USA Vote 2012"

1Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman waves to reporters inside the Myrtle Beach Convention Center in Myrtly Beach, South Carolina, as he leaves after announcing the suspension of his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination. (AFP)

"India Hindu Festival"

2A sadhu or Hindu holy man uses headphones to listen to a toy robot fortune teller at Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna, and mythical Saraswati during the annual month long Hindu religious fair of Magh Mela in Allahabad, India. (AP)

"Philippines Impeachment"

3Demonstrators hold up placards in front of a line of anti-riot policemen outside the Philippine Senate during the impeachment trial of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona in Manila. (AP)

"Lebanon Building Collapses"

4Lebanese Red Cross members carry a dead body as a rescue team, background, search for residents and dead bodies among the debris of a collapsed building, in Beirut. Security officials say the death toll from the collapse of a five-story residential building has risen to 18, most of them foreigners. (AP)

"Switzerland Occupy WEF"

5David Roth, president of the youth organization JUSO of the Swiss Social Democrats (SP), stands inside of the first igloo of the Occupy WEF movement at their camp site in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos, Switzerland. The Occupy WEF members will stay in a camp of several igloos to protest during the World Economic Forum which takes place from January 25 to 29. (Reuters)

"China Spring Festival"

6Pedestrians walk through a dragon-shaped arch lantern, which is set up for the upcoming Spring Festival, at a local park in Chengdu, Sichuan province. The Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival, begins on January 23 and marks the start of the Year of the Dragon, according to the Chinese zodiac. (Reuters)

"Israel Surfing"

7A woman falls off her board as she surfs in the Mediterranean sea off Tel Aviv during a windy winter, Israel. (Reuters)

"Britain International Rhythmic Gymnastics"

8Ukraine's team competes in the International Group Rhythmic Gymnastics event in east London, Britain. (Reuters)

"Germany Fashion Trade Show"

9A dancer performs on a watery stage suspended above the audience during the Fuerza Bruta (Brute Force) dress rehearsal at the upcoming Bread and Butter fashion trade show in Berlin, Germany. (Reuters)

"France Sled Dogs Race"

10Mushers and their dogs compete after the mass start of the eighth stage of the La Grande Odyssee sled dogs race in Bessans. The race crosses the Alps in France, covering over 1000 km (621 miles) over 11 days. (Reuters)

"Britain Wild Fowl"

11Wild fowl fly at sunrise in Quorn, central England. (Reuters)

One response to “January 16, 2012”

  1. anderick says:

    wow what a beautiful picture of sunrise!!!

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