June 9, 2012

Posted June 9th, 2012 at 3:26 pm (UTC-4)
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China manned spaceflight

1This picture shows the Shenzhou-9 manned spacecraft, Long March-2F rocket, and escape tower that will be transferred to the launch pad at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, Gansu province, June 9, 2012. China will launch its Shenzhou-9 manned spacecraft sometime in mid-June to perform the country's first manned space docking mission with the orbiting Tiangong-1 space lab according to the Xinhua News Agency.

Olympic Torch

2This image made available by LOCOG shows Blair Marquis holding the Olympic Torch on Loch Ness, Scotland during Day 22 of the Torch Relay. (AP)

 

Burma Muslims Buddhists

3Buddhist women hold sharpened bamboo sticks as they guard their homes after fighting between Muslim and Buddhist communities in Sittwe, Burma. Burma sent troops and naval vessels to the western state of Rakhine on Saturday after seven people died in the worst fighting in years between minority Muslim Rohingya and Buddhists.

 

Balinese girls

4Balinese girls harvest onions on they field in Kintamaini valley in Bali, Indonesia, June 9, 2012. (AP)

 

Yamuna River India

5An Indian child looks for coins that Hindu devotees throw into the water of the Yamuna River in New Delhi, India. (AP)

 

Eliza McCalmont pets Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I'll Have Another during a news conference at Belmont Park in Elmont, NY, June 8, 2012. (AP)

6Eliza McCalmont pets Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I'll Have Another during a news conference at Belmont Park in Elmont, NY, June 8, 2012. (AP)

 

Civil War Reenactment

7Bill Baehr, left, and Dea Stratton, right, participate as presenters along with the 10th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry Regiment Reactivated, during The Civil War Medical Encampment at the Illinois historic Old State Capitol in Springfield, Illinois, June 8, 2012. (AP)

 

Rock of Ages

8Cast members Tom Cruise (R), Russell Brand (C) and Paul Giamatti pose at the premiere of Rock of Ages at the Grauman's Chinese theatre in Hollywood, California June 8, 2012. (Reuters)

 

 

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