Day in Pics: 14th August

Aug 14, 2013, 08:56 AM IST
Newark Mayor and US Senate candidate Cory Booker addresses a gathering after winning the Democratic primary election for the seat vacated by the late US Sen. Frank Lautenberg, in Newark, N.J. Lautenberg died in June.
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Newark Mayor and US Senate candidate Cory Booker addresses a gathering after winning the Democratic primary election for the seat vacated by the late US Sen. Frank Lautenberg, in Newark, N.J. Lautenberg died in June.

Firefighters start a back burn along the Pine-Featherville Road while battling the more than 90,000-acre Elk Fire Complex near Pine, Idaho.
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Firefighters start a back burn along the Pine-Featherville Road while battling the more than 90,000-acre Elk Fire Complex near Pine, Idaho.

A Bahraini anti-government protester rolls a tire towards burning tires on a street in the western village of Malkiya, Bahrain.
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A Bahraini anti-government protester rolls a tire towards burning tires on a street in the western village of Malkiya, Bahrain.

Activists perform as a form of protest, demanding clarifications on missing persons including a bricklayer who recently disappeared in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Activists perform as a form of protest, demanding clarifications on missing persons including a bricklayer who recently disappeared in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

India`s Vikas Gowda competes in the men`s hammer throw final at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow.
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India`s Vikas Gowda competes in the men`s hammer throw final at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow.

Commuters cross a street as Indian paramilitary force soldiers guard during a curfew in Jammu.
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Commuters cross a street as Indian paramilitary force soldiers guard during a curfew in Jammu.

An Andhra Pradesh state government employee holds a placard during a protest against the move to carve out a new state out of the existing state in Hyderabad.
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An Andhra Pradesh state government employee holds a placard during a protest against the move to carve out a new state out of the existing state in Hyderabad.

President Barack Obama orders lunch at Nancy`s restaurant in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on the island of Martha`s Vineyard. The President and first lady are on vacation on the island.
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President Barack Obama orders lunch at Nancy`s restaurant in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on the island of Martha`s Vineyard. The President and first lady are on vacation on the island.

A Kashmiri boy walks through a water logged street during monsoon rains in Srinagar.
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A Kashmiri boy walks through a water logged street during monsoon rains in Srinagar.

Visitors pose for pictures next to a display of flowers at the Lalbagh flower show in Bangalore. More than six hundred different types of flowers are on display at the show, which is a part of celebrations for Independence Day on Aug. 15.
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Visitors pose for pictures next to a display of flowers at the Lalbagh flower show in Bangalore. More than six hundred different types of flowers are on display at the show, which is a part of celebrations for Independence Day on Aug. 15.

Run off from a rainstorm runs through the foundations of debris-strewn homes destroyed in a recent flash flood, in Manitou Springs, Colo.
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Run off from a rainstorm runs through the foundations of debris-strewn homes destroyed in a recent flash flood, in Manitou Springs, Colo.

US Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks at a town hall event,  in Tucson, Ariz. McCain took multiple questions on immigration, health care and the economy.
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US Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks at a town hall event, in Tucson, Ariz. McCain took multiple questions on immigration, health care and the economy.

Colombia cycling rider Nairo Quintana, center, is decorated with the Grand Cross of the Order of Boyaca by Colombia`s President Juan Manuel Santos at the Presidential Palace in Bogota, Colombia.
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Colombia cycling rider Nairo Quintana, center, is decorated with the Grand Cross of the Order of Boyaca by Colombia`s President Juan Manuel Santos at the Presidential Palace in Bogota, Colombia.

Philipp Kohlschreiber, from Germany, returns the ball during a match against Roger Federer, from Switzerland, at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament.
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Philipp Kohlschreiber, from Germany, returns the ball during a match against Roger Federer, from Switzerland, at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament.

Philippine Department of National Defense, Undersecretary for Legal and Legislative Affairs and Strategic Concerns, Pio Lorenzo Batino greets US Department of State Ambassador Eric John during the start of their meeting at the Department of National Defense headquarters in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines.
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Philippine Department of National Defense, Undersecretary for Legal and Legislative Affairs and Strategic Concerns, Pio Lorenzo Batino greets US Department of State Ambassador Eric John during the start of their meeting at the Department of National Defense headquarters in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines.

Filipino activists shout slogans as they lie on the street to protest a meeting between Philippine and US officials at the Department of National Defense at Camp Aguinaldo military headquarters in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila.
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Filipino activists shout slogans as they lie on the street to protest a meeting between Philippine and US officials at the Department of National Defense at Camp Aguinaldo military headquarters in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila.

Russia`s Tatyana Lysenko competes in the women`s hammer throw final at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia.
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Russia`s Tatyana Lysenko competes in the women`s hammer throw final at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia.

A family from Mainland China battle against strong wind near the waterfront in Hong Kong. Typhoon Utor lashed Hong Kong with wind and rain, closing down the bustling Asian financial center Wednesday before sweeping toward mainland China.
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A family from Mainland China battle against strong wind near the waterfront in Hong Kong. Typhoon Utor lashed Hong Kong with wind and rain, closing down the bustling Asian financial center Wednesday before sweeping toward mainland China.

An Indian navy sailor works atop a sail of a submarine, center, at a naval dockyard where a submarine caught fire and sank after an explosion early Wednesday in Mumbai.
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An Indian navy sailor works atop a sail of a submarine, center, at a naval dockyard where a submarine caught fire and sank after an explosion early Wednesday in Mumbai.