April 19, 2013

    Published April 19, 2013


    A law enforcement bomb technician walks away after preparing the controlled detonation of a suspicious object during a search for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, in Watertown, Massachusetts.


    Lower house president Laura Boldrini (R) checks the t-shirt of PDL (People of Freedom party) member Alessandra Mussolini (C) during the second day of the presidential election in the lower house of the parliament in Rome, Italy.


    A man places a bunch of flowers at the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes after a ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in Warsaw, Poland.


    Astronomers have used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to photograph the iconic Horsehead Nebula in a new, infrared light to mark the 23rd anniversary of the famous observatory's launch aboard the space shuttle Discovery on Apr. 24, 1990. (NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage Team)


    Workers look into a sinkhole caused by a broken water main in Chicago, Illinois, Apr. 18, 2013.


    A five-year-old rape victim is moved to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences hospital from Swami Dayanand hospital for treatment in New Delhi, India. The girl was raped by a male neighbor, according to the police.


    Firefighters work to put out a fire as white phosphorus exploded after a violent collision when a truck crashed into another vehicle on a highway in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province. One of the two truck drivers was killed in the accident while the other succeeded to get out of the truck before the explosion.


    Employees work at a fish export factory at Hlaing Tharyar Industrial Zone in Rangoon, Burma.


    The Solar Impulse approaches the runway for a landing following a test flight at Moffett Field in Mountain View, California, USA. The aircraft, made of carbon fiber sheets and powered by solar cells, will attempt to fly once around the world powered solely by solar energy.


    Members of the "Castellers de Villafranca" Human Tower team form a "castell" near the Tower Bridge in central London. The Castellers de Villafranca are in London to promote Catalan culture and will be constructing human towers, a practice that is entered by UNESCO on the list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, in various locations around the captial.


    A Crowned Crane grazes at a hotel compound in Nairobi, Kenya, Apr. 18, 2013.

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