April 16, 2012

Posted April 16th, 2012 at 4:09 pm (UTC-4)
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Boston Marathon Winners

1Wesley Korir, left, and Sharon Cherop, both of Kenya, kiss the winner's trophy after winning the men's and women's divisions of the 116th Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts. (AP)


North Korea Ceremony

2A North Korean choir sings during a concert in Pyongyang to commemorate 100 years since the birth of Kim Il Sung. (AP)


Java Indonesia Mud

3A view of dried and cracked mud which flooded Siring village in Sidoarjo, East Java, Indonesia. The mudflow, which began after a blowout from a natural gas well in 2006, has swamped 720 hectares of land and displaced thousands of people. Thousands of villagers rallied Monday demanding compensation from the government. (Reuters)


NASA Discovery Moves

4Members of the media photograph the space shuttle Discovery attached to a modified NASA 747 aircraft at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.  Discovery is expected to be flown to its final home at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia on April 17. (Reuters)


East Timor Vote


France Obit Aubrac

5France's President Nicolas Sarkozy, left, stands before the coffin to pay homage to Raymond Aubrac, a major figure of the French Resistance during World War II, who died at age 97, during a ceremony in Paris, France. (AP)


Bahrain Manama Protests

6Protesters shout anti-government slogans as they march in a procession to visit the grave of Ismael Abdulsamad in Salmabad, south of Manama, Bahrain. Abdulsamad died two weeks ago from a single gunshot wound to the thigh fired from a moving car, a Ministry of Interior statement said. (Reuters)


Italy Wind Turbines

7Wind turbines are seen near sheep in the village of Piansano, 90 km north of Rome.  The Italian government said last week it will cut financial incentives for solar and other renewable energy, unleashing an outcry from investors who say the changes will slow the industry's growth in Italy. (Reuters)


Argentina Repsol YPF


South Korea Buddha Birthday

8A worker hangs lanterns to prepare for the celebration of the upcoming birthday of Buddha on May 28 at the Chogye temple in Seoul, South Korea. About one-third of South Korea's 48 million people are Buddhists. (AP)


New York Weather

9Helen Yu of San Francisco, takes photos in front of the Maid of the Mist tour boat in front of a rainbow at the Horseshoe Falls during the warm spring weather in Niagara Falls, New York. (AP)


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