24 October 2014

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Thick smoke and flames from an airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition rise in Kobani, Syria, as seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters.
Thick smoke and flames from an airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition rise in Kobani, Syria, as seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters. 

A thick blanket of smoke is seen against the setting sun as young ragpickers search for reusable material at a garbage dump in New Delhi, India, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. India launched the Air Quality Index Friday to measure air quality across the nation that is home to some of the most polluted cities in the world.
A thick blanket of smoke is seen against the setting sun as young ragpickers search for reusable material at a garbage dump in New Delhi, India, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. India launched the Air Quality Index Friday to measure air quality across the nation that is home to some of the most polluted cities in the world. 
The sun rises from behind the Hajjar Mountains as one of the world largest hot air balloons carries 24 passengers flying over the Margham desert about 60 km (37 miles) southeast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.
The sun rises from behind the Hajjar Mountains as one of the world largest hot air balloons carries 24 passengers flying over the Margham desert about 60 km (37 miles) southeast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. 
Performers rappel down to the French production company La Machine's mechanical spider, also known as La Princesse, during a show held in front of the Bird's Nest Stadium in Beijing Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.
Performers rappel down to the French production company La Machine's mechanical spider, also known as La Princesse, during a show held in front of the Bird's Nest Stadium in Beijing Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.
A model displays creation of Russian designer Slava Zaitsev during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.
A model displays creation of Russian designer Slava Zaitsev during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. 
A young man gets his hair cut at a party in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014.
A young man gets his hair cut at a party in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. 
People sit near an entrance to a bomb shelter as they hide from shelling not far from Donetsk airport in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.
People sit near an entrance to a bomb shelter as they hide from shelling not far from Donetsk airport in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. 
A man rides a wave at the Wavehouse as others stay warm in a Hot tub, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in San Diego. The machine-generated wave provides surfers on finless boards a chance to hone their skills, just a few feet from a San Diego beach.
A man rides a wave at the Wavehouse as others stay warm in a Hot tub, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in San Diego. The machine-generated wave provides surfers on finless boards a chance to hone their skills, just a few feet from a San Diego beach. 
A protester bleeds from his face as he tries to stop a group of taxi drivers from trying to remove the barricades, which are blocking off main roads, near a line of riot police at an occupied area, in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.
A protester bleeds from his face as he tries to stop a group of taxi drivers from trying to remove the barricades, which are blocking off main roads, near a line of riot police at an occupied area, in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. 
Line judge John Hussey separates Minnesota Vikings' Greg Jennings (15) and Buffalo Bills' Stephon Gilmore (24) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Orchard Park, N.Y.
Line judge John Hussey separates Minnesota Vikings' Greg Jennings (15) and Buffalo Bills' Stephon Gilmore (24) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Orchard Park, N.Y.

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