August 6, 2012

Posted August 6th, 2012 at 2:48 pm (UTC-4)
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Kyodo Japan Hiroshima

People release paper lanterns on the Motoyasu River facing the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, commonly called the Atomic Bomb Dome, in Hiroshima, Japan in remembrance of victims on the 67th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. (Reuters/Kyodo)

London Olympics Runners

Competitors race in the women’s 1,500m heat at Olympic Stadium during the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (Reuters)

NASA JPL Curiousity

Mars Science Laboratory ‘Curiosity’ team members celebrate at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California after the successful landing of the ‘Curiosity’ rover on Mars. (AP)

Curiosity Lands Viewers

Jasper Goldberg (L), 22, and Andreas Bastian (R), 22, watch a live broadcast of NASA’s Mission Control center from Times Square, New York City, as the planetary rover ‘Curiosity’ lands on Mars.

Wisconsin Sikh Temple

A man sits on a rock as police investigate Sunday’s mass shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek. A gunman killed six people at the suburban Milwaukee temple in a rampage that left terrified congregants hiding in closets and others texting friends outside for help. (AP)

India Sikhs Pray

Indian Sikh devotees offer prayers at the Golden Temple, Sikh’s holiest shrine in Amritsar, India. Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that he was shocked and saddened by the shooting attack that killed six people at a Sikh house of worship in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. (AP)

Spain Underwater Wedding

Fran Calvo and Monica Fraile were among two couples who took the opportunity to get into the pool to get married at Sea Life Aquarium in Benalmadena, Spain (AFP)

Occupy Frankfurt ECP

A protester of the ‘Occupy Frankfurt’ movement, wearing a Guy Fawkes mask made popular by the graphic novel ‘V for Vendetta’, stands next to the Euro currency sign sculpture in front of the European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. (Reuters)

China Beach Leaders

A woman floats on inflatable rings in the water at the seaside town of Beidaihe, 100 kms east of Beijing. China’s leaders, including the man expected to be the next president, have begun their secretive summer meetings at the seaside resort. (AFP)

London Olympics Synchronized Swim

Mexico’s Isabel Delgado Plancarte and Nuria Diosdado Garcia spit water during their performance in the synchronized swimming duets free routine qualification round at the Aquatics Centre during the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Reuters)

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