June 10, 2014

    Published June 10, 2014


    Pakistani youth crowd a water fall in a park to beat the heat in Lahore. Severe heat wave conditions continue over most plains of the Punjab province.


    Hillary Clinton speaks during a book signing of her new book "Hard Choices" in New York.


    A family fleeing the violence in the Iraqi city of Mosul waits at a checkpoint in outskirts of Arbil in Kurdistan region. Radical Sunni Muslim insurgents seized control of most of Mosul, the country's second largest city.


    The sun releases a second X-class flare, peaking at 8:52 a.m. EDT. This is classified as an X1.5 flare. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation. Harmful radiation from a flare cannot pass through Earth's atmosphere to physically affect humans on the ground.


    This new Hubble image shows NGC 1566, a beautiful galaxy located approximately 40 million light-years away in the constellation of Dorado (The Dolphinfish).


    Spanish Princess Letizia and Spanish Crown Prince Felipe smile in the Throne room as they attend a welcome ceremony before a gala dinner for Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto, at the Royal Palace, near Madrid, June 9, 2014.


    A Kashmiri man fishes from a traditional boat during sunset at the Dal Lake in Srinagar, India.


    U.S. President Barack Obama hugs UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma as team star Stefanie Dolson (L) falls off the stage in the background during a ceremony honoring the NCAA basketball champion University of Connecticut Huskies men's and  women's basketball teams in the East Room of the White House in Washington, June 9, 2014. Dolson was unhurt in the fall.


    Lightning over Algermissen, Germany. Violent storms killed at least six people in western Germany overnight, felling trees and snarling road and rail traffic, authorities said.


    Indian motorcyclists cover their heads as they travel in the heat in Amritsar. Amritsar and Ludhiana in Punjab and Hisar and Bhiwani in Haryana have been reeling under severe heat conditions with temperatures hovering between 45-47°C (113-116°F).

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