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Day in Photos: Aug. 28, 2012

A shoebill is displayed at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo.  (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)
A car sits stranded in rising floodwaters from Isaac, which is expected to make landfall in the region as a hurricane this evening in Venice, La., the southernmost tip of the state. Venice is outside the storm protection system and has been under mandatory evacuation. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center warned that Isaac, especially if it strikes at high tide, could cause storm surges of up to 12 feet (3.6 meters) along the coasts of southeast Louisiana and Mississippi and up to 6 feet (1.8 meters) as far away as the Florida Panhandle. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
An Indian child street artist walks a tightrope in Hyderabad, India. The Indian cabinet has cleared a proposal that makes employment of children below 14-years old an offence with a maximum three years imprisonment or fine up to rupees 50,000 (US$909), according to news reports. The meeting presided by the Prime Minister also approved to raise the blanket ban on employing children in hazardous industries like mining from 14 to 18. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
Texas delegate Clint Moore and the rest of Texas delegates fashion their cowboy hats at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Partially reflected in a glass shelf, journalists cover a news conference of members of Syrian opposition groups presenting the program of the project 'The Day After: Supporting a democratic transition in Syria', in Berlin. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
A boy bathes in water from a stone spout near Bangalamukhi temple in Katmandu, Nepal. There are dozens of centuries-old stone spouts that are still used to collect household water or as public bathing areas in the city. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, stands at the podium for a sound check before the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Jaden Fabian, 1, cries in her car seat as her family evacuates their home in Plaquemines Parish, La., in advance of Isaac, which is expected to reach the swampy coast of southeast Louisiana by early Wednesday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Swimmers train in the Aquatic Center ahead of the 2012 Paralympics Olympics, in London. The Paralympic opening ceremony will be held at the Olympic Park in London on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
A Palestinian woman looks at the destroyed Hamas training camp following an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City. An Israeli aircraft attacked three Hamas training camps in the Gaza Strip, causing no injuries, eyewitnesses said. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)
This citizen journalism image provided by Shaam News Network SNN, taken on Tuesday,, purports to show Syrians standing in the rubble of a damaged building following an airstrike in Kfarnebel, Idlib province, northern Syria. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network, SNN)
President Barack Obama walks on stage to speak for a campaign event at Iowa State University, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
A Chinese fishing boat navigates through rough waves caused by Typhoon Bolaven in waters off Seogwipo on Jeju Island, South Korea, Monday. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Kim Ho-cheon) KOREA OUT
A shoebill is displayed at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye) -
A car sits stranded in rising floodwaters from Isaac, which is expected to make landfall in the region as a hurricane this evening in Venice, La., the southernmost tip of the state. Venice is outside the storm protection system and has been under mandatory evacuation. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center warned that Isaac, especially if it strikes at high tide, could cause storm surges of up to 12 feet (3.6 meters) along the coasts of southeast Louisiana and Mississippi and up to 6 feet (1.8 meters) as far away as the Florida Panhandle. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) -
An Indian child street artist walks a tightrope in Hyderabad, India. The Indian cabinet has cleared a proposal that makes employment of children below 14-years old an offence with a maximum three years imprisonment or fine up to rupees 50,000 (US$909), according to news reports. The meeting presided by the Prime Minister also approved to raise the blanket ban on employing children in hazardous industries like mining from 14 to 18. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.) -
Texas delegate Clint Moore and the rest of Texas delegates fashion their cowboy hats at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) -
Partially reflected in a glass shelf, journalists cover a news conference of members of Syrian opposition groups presenting the program of the project 'The Day After: Supporting a democratic transition in Syria', in Berlin. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber) -
A boy bathes in water from a stone spout near Bangalamukhi temple in Katmandu, Nepal. There are dozens of centuries-old stone spouts that are still used to collect household water or as public bathing areas in the city. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha) -
Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, stands at the podium for a sound check before the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) -
Jaden Fabian, 1, cries in her car seat as her family evacuates their home in Plaquemines Parish, La., in advance of Isaac, which is expected to reach the swampy coast of southeast Louisiana by early Wednesday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) -
Swimmers train in the Aquatic Center ahead of the 2012 Paralympics Olympics, in London. The Paralympic opening ceremony will be held at the Olympic Park in London on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) -
A Palestinian woman looks at the destroyed Hamas training camp following an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City. An Israeli aircraft attacked three Hamas training camps in the Gaza Strip, causing no injuries, eyewitnesses said. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa) -
This citizen journalism image provided by Shaam News Network SNN, taken on Tuesday,, purports to show Syrians standing in the rubble of a damaged building following an airstrike in Kfarnebel, Idlib province, northern Syria. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network, SNN) -
President Barack Obama walks on stage to speak for a campaign event at Iowa State University, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) - CP
A Chinese fishing boat navigates through rough waves caused by Typhoon Bolaven in waters off Seogwipo on Jeju Island, South Korea, Monday. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Kim Ho-cheon) KOREA OUT -

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