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Day in Photos: June 12, 2012

Miners launch handmade rockets to riot police officers, unseen, during clashes following a demonstration after blocking a motorway in Campomanes, Oviedo, Spain, Tuesday, June 12, 2012. Strikes, road blockades, and mine sit-ins continue as 8,000 mineworkers at over 40 coal mines in northern Spain continue their protests against government action to cut coal subsidies.
Russian fan cheers before the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group A match between Poland and Russia in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, June 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
Russia's Alexander Kerzhakov jumps over Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny during the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group A match between Poland and Russia in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, June 12, 2012. On the right is Poland's Marcin Wasilewski.
George Washington's signature is seen as Chris Coover, senior specialist for rare books and manuscripts at Christie's, shows President George Washington's personal copy of the Acts of the first Congress (1789), containing the U.S. Constitution and the proposed Bill of Rights, during a media availability, Tuesday, June 12, 2012, in Washington. The book will go on auction June 22nd and is expected to bring between $2-3 million.
People gather around a beached humpback whale that died during low tide in White Rock, B.C., on Tuesday June 12, 2012.
Free Syrian Army fighters swim in a pool on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria, Tuesday, June 12, 2012. On Tuesday, Syrian forces pelted the eastern city of Deir el-Zour with mortars as anti-government protesters were dispersing before dawn Tuesday, killing several people, activists said. The offensives were part of an escalation of violence in recent weeks that has brought more international pressure on President Bashar Assad's regime faces over its brutal tactics against the opposition. The U.N. accused the government of using children as human shields in a new report.
An Indian migrant boy works in a sari factory on World Day Against Child Labour in Katmandu, Nepal, Tuesday, June 12, 2012. This day serves as a catalyst for the growing worldwide movement against child labour.
Demonstrators hold the flags of various groups during a massive protest against Putin's rule in Moscow, Tuesday, June 12, 2012. Thousands of Russians are gathering Tuesday for the first massive protest against President Vladimir Putin's rule since his inauguration as investigators summoned several key opposition figures for questioning in an apparent bid to disrupt the rally.
A Rohingya protester cries during a rally to call for an end to the ongoing unrest and violence in Myanmar's Rakhine State, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, June 12, 2012.
Miners launch handmade rockets to riot police officers, unseen, during clashes following a demonstration after blocking a motorway in Campomanes, Oviedo, Spain, Tuesday, June 12, 2012. Strikes, road blockades, and mine sit-ins continue as 8,000 mineworkers at over 40 coal mines in northern Spain continue their protests against government action to cut coal subsidies. - Emilio Morenatti / The Associated Press
Russian fan cheers before the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group A match between Poland and Russia in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, June 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz) - Alik Keplicz / The Associated Press
Russia's Alexander Kerzhakov jumps over Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny during the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group A match between Poland and Russia in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, June 12, 2012. On the right is Poland's Marcin Wasilewski. - Matt Dunham / The Associated Press
George Washington's signature is seen as Chris Coover, senior specialist for rare books and manuscripts at Christie's, shows President George Washington's personal copy of the Acts of the first Congress (1789), containing the U.S. Constitution and the proposed Bill of Rights, during a media availability, Tuesday, June 12, 2012, in Washington. The book will go on auction June 22nd and is expected to bring between $2-3 million. - Alex Brandon / The Associated Press
People gather around a beached humpback whale that died during low tide in White Rock, B.C., on Tuesday June 12, 2012. - Darryl Dyck / THE CANADIAN PRESS
Free Syrian Army fighters swim in a pool on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria, Tuesday, June 12, 2012. On Tuesday, Syrian forces pelted the eastern city of Deir el-Zour with mortars as anti-government protesters were dispersing before dawn Tuesday, killing several people, activists said. The offensives were part of an escalation of violence in recent weeks that has brought more international pressure on President Bashar Assad's regime faces over its brutal tactics against the opposition. The U.N. accused the government of using children as human shields in a new report. - The Associated Press
An Indian migrant boy works in a sari factory on World Day Against Child Labour in Katmandu, Nepal, Tuesday, June 12, 2012. This day serves as a catalyst for the growing worldwide movement against child labour. - Niranjan Shrestha / The Associated Press
Demonstrators hold the flags of various groups during a massive protest against Putin's rule in Moscow, Tuesday, June 12, 2012. Thousands of Russians are gathering Tuesday for the first massive protest against President Vladimir Putin's rule since his inauguration as investigators summoned several key opposition figures for questioning in an apparent bid to disrupt the rally. - Mikhail Metzel / The Associated Press
A Rohingya protester cries during a rally to call for an end to the ongoing unrest and violence in Myanmar's Rakhine State, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, June 12, 2012. - Lai Seng Sin / The Associated Press

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