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Day in Photos: Aug. 23, 2012

Content unverified: This image made from video and released by Shaam News Network and accessed Thursday, purports to show the funeral of children in Daraya, near Damascus, Syria. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network SNN via AP video)
Boston Red Sox third baseman Pedro Ciriaco, top, drops his glove down between his legs as he tries unsuccessfully to catch Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout diving back to third on a rundown in the third inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Dried sunflowers are seen in a field near the Bulgarian capital Sofia, . After the harshest winter in decades, the Balkans in the southeast of Europe is now facing its hottest summer and the worst drought in what officials across the region say is nearly 40 years. The record-setting average temperatures which scientists say have been steadily rising over the past years as the result of the global warming have ravaged crops, vegetable, fruit and power production in the region which is already badly hit by the global economic crisis.. (AP Photo/Valentina Petrova)
Mine workers attend a memorial service at the Lonmin Platinum Mine near Rustenburg, South Africa. Police shot and killed 34 striking miners and wounded 78 last week. Demands for higher wages spread to at least two other mines, raising fears of further protests at more South African mines that provide most of the world's platinum. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
People are reflected in a window as they enter a building in front of Germany's landmark Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. Official data show that Germany posted a budget surplus for the first half of this year thanks to its strong labor market, even as other eurozone countries struggle with deficits. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Japanese toilet maker TOTO employee Akiko Matsuyama gets on a
Fire crews prepare to drop water unto the Ponderosa Fire from a helicopter near Mineral, Calif.. The Ponderosa Fire was 57 per cent contained, with full containment expected early next week. The blaze threatened 900 other homes Thursday as it burned a new front to the south. More than 2,500 firefighters are battling the wildfire. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
A mourner attends a memorial service at the Lonmin Platinum Mine near Rustenburg, South Africa. Police shot and killed 34 striking miners and wounded 78 last week. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
Content unverified: This image made from video and released by Shaam News Network and accessed Thursday, purports to show the funeral of children in Daraya, near Damascus, Syria. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network SNN via AP video) -
Boston Red Sox third baseman Pedro Ciriaco, top, drops his glove down between his legs as he tries unsuccessfully to catch Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout diving back to third on a rundown in the third inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) -
Dried sunflowers are seen in a field near the Bulgarian capital Sofia, . After the harshest winter in decades, the Balkans in the southeast of Europe is now facing its hottest summer and the worst drought in what officials across the region say is nearly 40 years. The record-setting average temperatures which scientists say have been steadily rising over the past years as the result of the global warming have ravaged crops, vegetable, fruit and power production in the region which is already badly hit by the global economic crisis.. (AP Photo/Valentina Petrova) -
Mine workers attend a memorial service at the Lonmin Platinum Mine near Rustenburg, South Africa. Police shot and killed 34 striking miners and wounded 78 last week. Demands for higher wages spread to at least two other mines, raising fears of further protests at more South African mines that provide most of the world's platinum. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe) -
People are reflected in a window as they enter a building in front of Germany's landmark Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. Official data show that Germany posted a budget surplus for the first half of this year thanks to its strong labor market, even as other eurozone countries struggle with deficits. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber) -
Japanese toilet maker TOTO employee Akiko Matsuyama gets on a "Toilet Bike Neo" displayed at its showroom in Fujisawa. TOTO rolled out the eco-friendly three-wheel 250cc motorcycle with a specially customized toilet-shaped seat that runs on bio-fuel from the discharge of livestock or waste water. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara) -
Fire crews prepare to drop water unto the Ponderosa Fire from a helicopter near Mineral, Calif.. The Ponderosa Fire was 57 per cent contained, with full containment expected early next week. The blaze threatened 900 other homes Thursday as it burned a new front to the south. More than 2,500 firefighters are battling the wildfire. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) -
A mourner attends a memorial service at the Lonmin Platinum Mine near Rustenburg, South Africa. Police shot and killed 34 striking miners and wounded 78 last week. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe) -

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