Day in Pics: 8th October

Oct 08, 2013, 08:38 AM IST
Vehicles traveling on Main Street are dwarfed by the piles of plowed snow in Rapid City, S.D.
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Vehicles traveling on Main Street are dwarfed by the piles of plowed snow in Rapid City, S.D.

This theater publicity image released by Boneau Bryan Brown shows Rachel Weisz, left, Daniel Craig in a promotional photo from Harold Pinter`s
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This theater publicity image released by Boneau Bryan Brown shows Rachel Weisz, left, Daniel Craig in a promotional photo from Harold Pinter`s "Betrayal," a play about a love triangle and the pain of loss that stars real-life couple Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig.

Spectators stand on El Pueblo Road near Paseo del Norte in Albuquerque, N.M. to watch the first mass ascension of the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
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Spectators stand on El Pueblo Road near Paseo del Norte in Albuquerque, N.M. to watch the first mass ascension of the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

Actress Chloe Grace Moretz arrives at the world premiere of
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Actress Chloe Grace Moretz arrives at the world premiere of "Carrie" at ArcLight Cinemas Hollywood.

A woman covers from tear gas fired by police near the Cinelandia square after a march in support of teachers on strike in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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A woman covers from tear gas fired by police near the Cinelandia square after a march in support of teachers on strike in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

In this photo released by Solent for the British Royal Mint, a 5 pound (with a face value of $8) silver coin produced to commemorate the upcoming christening of Prince George of Cambridge is displayed.
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In this photo released by Solent for the British Royal Mint, a 5 pound (with a face value of $8) silver coin produced to commemorate the upcoming christening of Prince George of Cambridge is displayed.

President Barack Obama makes a statement about the government shutdown during a visit to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) headquarters in Washington.
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President Barack Obama makes a statement about the government shutdown during a visit to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) headquarters in Washington.

Sushmita, a college student, reacts with joy as she is lifted by Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan, during an event to promote his forthcoming science fiction movie ‘Krrish 3’ at a college campus in Bangalore.
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Sushmita, a college student, reacts with joy as she is lifted by Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan, during an event to promote his forthcoming science fiction movie ‘Krrish 3’ at a college campus in Bangalore.

Chinese President Xi Jinping, wearing traditional Balinese
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Chinese President Xi Jinping, wearing traditional Balinese "endek" costume, and his wife Peng Liyuan arrive for a dinner hosted for leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) nations in Bali, Indonesia.

A firefighter throws a tyre on a fire as police block the road towards the Belgian Parliament during a protest in Brussels. As the government meets on next year`s budget, protesting firefighters ask for extra money.
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A firefighter throws a tyre on a fire as police block the road towards the Belgian Parliament during a protest in Brussels. As the government meets on next year`s budget, protesting firefighters ask for extra money.

Japan`s Yuko Shimizu gestures after she crossed the finish line to win the women`s 10000 meter final at the sixth East Asian Games in Tianjin, China.
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Japan`s Yuko Shimizu gestures after she crossed the finish line to win the women`s 10000 meter final at the sixth East Asian Games in Tianjin, China.

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, left, waves as, left to right, Papua New Guinean Prime Minister Peter O`Neill, Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Peruvian Foreign Minister Eda Rivas and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, stand for a group photo session during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Bali.
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Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, left, waves as, left to right, Papua New Guinean Prime Minister Peter O`Neill, Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Peruvian Foreign Minister Eda Rivas and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, stand for a group photo session during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Bali.

Commuters ride on a tricycle cross a flooded road outside a subway station in Shanghai, China.
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Commuters ride on a tricycle cross a flooded road outside a subway station in Shanghai, China.

Supporters of “United Andhra Pradesh” join hands and shout slogans during their hunger strike at the Andhra Pradesh Secretariat in Hyderabad.
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Supporters of “United Andhra Pradesh” join hands and shout slogans during their hunger strike at the Andhra Pradesh Secretariat in Hyderabad.

Defending champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia speaks during a press conference for the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament at Qizhong Forest Sports City Tennis Center, in Shanghai.
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Defending champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia speaks during a press conference for the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament at Qizhong Forest Sports City Tennis Center, in Shanghai.

A group of Indian widows dance with chairperson of non-governmental organization (NGO) Sulabh International Bindeshwar Pathak, center with black vest, as they enjoy a boat ride on the River Hooghli during their trip in Kolkata.
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A group of Indian widows dance with chairperson of non-governmental organization (NGO) Sulabh International Bindeshwar Pathak, center with black vest, as they enjoy a boat ride on the River Hooghli during their trip in Kolkata.

Taiwanese children rehearse for National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan.
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Taiwanese children rehearse for National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan.

Indian army commander Lt. Gen. Sanjiv Chachra, addresses a news conference in Srinagar.
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Indian army commander Lt. Gen. Sanjiv Chachra, addresses a news conference in Srinagar.

Sri Lankan ethnic Tamil women perform a ritual to traditionally welcome Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid at an Indian government funded housing project in Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
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Sri Lankan ethnic Tamil women perform a ritual to traditionally welcome Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid at an Indian government funded housing project in Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

A Sikh youth performs an act of fire as he displays martial art skills during a religious procession on the eve of birth anniversary of Guru Ram Das in Amritsar.
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A Sikh youth performs an act of fire as he displays martial art skills during a religious procession on the eve of birth anniversary of Guru Ram Das in Amritsar.

Free speech campaigners hold placards while one wears a mask depicting British Prime Minister David Cameron as they participate in a protest opposite the Houses of Parliament in central London.
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Free speech campaigners hold placards while one wears a mask depicting British Prime Minister David Cameron as they participate in a protest opposite the Houses of Parliament in central London.