25 September 2014

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Law enforcement officers gather before a funeral service for Pennsylvania State Trooper Cpl. Bryon Dickson, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Scranton, Pa. Dickson was killed on Friday night in an ambush shooting at the state police barracks in Blooming Grove Township. Authorities are looking for 31-year-old Eric Frein, of Canadensis, who has been charged with killing one trooper and wounding another outside the barracks.
Law enforcement officers gather before a funeral service for Pennsylvania State Trooper Cpl. Bryon Dickson, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Scranton, Pa. Dickson was killed on Friday night in an ambush shooting at the state police barracks in Blooming Grove Township. Authorities are looking for 31-year-old Eric Frein, of Canadensis, who has been charged with killing one trooper and wounding another outside the barracks. 

Steve Davey puts up a poster for Ted Gaines, a candidate for California Insurance Commissioner, during the California GOP convention on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Los Angeles. Capturing even one statewide office remains a long shot, but Republicans at least hope to pick up some legislative seats by running moderate candidates.
Steve Davey puts up a poster for Ted Gaines, a candidate for California Insurance Commissioner, during the California GOP convention on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Los Angeles. Capturing even one statewide office remains a long shot, but Republicans at least hope to pick up some legislative seats by running moderate candidates.  
Macau's synchronized swimming team perform during their synchronized swimming teams technical routine at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014.
Macau's synchronized swimming team perform during their synchronized swimming teams technical routine at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. 
In this Sept. 19, 2014 photo, explosives are detonated by Peruvian counternarcotics forces on a part of a clandestine grassy airstrip in the Apurimac, Ene and Mantaro River Valleys, or VRAEM, the world's No. 1 coca-growing region, in Ayacucho, Peru. The dynamiting of craters by Peruvian security forces into clandestine airstrips cuts into profits but hardly discourages cocaine traffickers who net tens of thousands of dollars with each flight flown from these airstrips.
In this Sept. 19, 2014 photo, explosives are detonated by Peruvian counternarcotics forces on a part of a clandestine grassy airstrip in the Apurimac, Ene and Mantaro River Valleys, or VRAEM, the world's No. 1 coca-growing region, in Ayacucho, Peru. The dynamiting of craters by Peruvian security forces into clandestine airstrips cuts into profits but hardly discourages cocaine traffickers who net tens of thousands of dollars with each flight flown from these airstrips. 
An anti-government protestor showers under water splashed from a broken water pipe, near the parliament building where he and others are camping, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. Anti-government demonstrators led by opposition politicians Khan and Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri converged on the capital in mid-August, demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ouster over alleged fraud in last year's election.
An anti-government protestor showers under water splashed from a broken water pipe, near the parliament building where he and others are camping, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. Anti-government demonstrators led by opposition politicians Khan and Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri converged on the capital in mid-August, demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ouster over alleged fraud in last year's election.  
Pittsburgh Pirates first base coach Rick Sofield celebrates in the locker room after the Pirates defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-2 in a baseball game to clinch a playoff berth, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, in Atlanta.
Pittsburgh Pirates first base coach Rick Sofield celebrates in the locker room after the Pirates defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-2 in a baseball game to clinch a playoff berth, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, in Atlanta.  
Light from the setting sun gives a backdrop to the Statue of Liberty, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, in New York.
Light from the setting sun gives a backdrop to the Statue of Liberty, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, in New York.  
A refugee baby girl cries as she gets a vaccine just after her parents entered Turkey at Yumurtalik crossing gate near Suruc, Turkey, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. More than 200,000 people fleeing the Islamic militants’ advance on Kobani, Syria, arrived in Turkey during last five days to find safety.
A refugee baby girl cries as she gets a vaccine just after her parents entered Turkey at Yumurtalik crossing gate near Suruc, Turkey, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. More than 200,000 people fleeing the Islamic militants’ advance on Kobani, Syria, arrived in Turkey during last five days to find safety. 
In this Sept. 6, 2014 photo, a soldier enters a bullet-riddled home covered by the initials of the Gulf Cartel (CDG) and Zetas (Z) in Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas state, Mexico. According to the soldiers, the home was destroyed in a firefight between government security forces and the Gulf Cartel. As Mexico prepares to develop rich shale fields along the Gulf Coast, and attract foreign investors, the country will be challenged to tame the brutal drug cartels that rule the region.
In this Sept. 6, 2014 photo, a soldier enters a bullet-riddled home covered by the initials of the Gulf Cartel (CDG) and Zetas (Z) in Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas state, Mexico. According to the soldiers, the home was destroyed in a firefight between government security forces and the Gulf Cartel. As Mexico prepares to develop rich shale fields along the Gulf Coast, and attract foreign investors, the country will be challenged to tame the brutal drug cartels that rule the region.

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