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Day in Photos: Aug. 30, 2012

Workers from the Union of Painters and Allied Trades volunteer their services to paint the iconic lighthouse as a community project in Peggy's Cove, N.S.. The federal government is using updated technology to assist in marine navigation and is getting rid of many lighthouses. The work was undertaken after the structure fell into disrepair. (The Canadian Press / Andrew Vaughan)
Canada's Benoit Huot competes in the men's 200m Individual Medley SM10 category at the 2012 Paralympics Olympics, in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and his wife Tonette cheer as Republican vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A Syrian boy, who fled his home in Marea due to fighting between the Syrian army and the rebels, is adorned in the colors of the Syrian revolutionary flag as he and his family take refuge at the Bab Al-Salameh border crossing, in hopes of entering one of the refugee camps in Turkey. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
Markus Brier of Austria looks on after teeing off during the first round of the Omega European Masters Golf Tournament in Crans Montana, Switzerland. (AP Photo/Keystone/Peter Klaunzer)
Afghan national police officers attend their graduation ceremony at a National Police training center in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Over 141 National police officers graduated after receiving 2 months of training in Jalalabad. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Wesley Thomas, the step father of Tiffany York, is tackled by courtroom security during the hearing of defendant Sgt. Anthony Peden at Long County Superior Court, in Ludowici, Ga. District Attorney Tom Durden announced in court that he will seek the death penalty for Peden, Pvt. Isaac Aguigui, and Pvt. Christopher Salmon. The three Fort Stewart soldiers are accused of malice murder, felony murder and criminal gang activity in the Dec. 4 slayings of former soldier Michael Roark and his girlfriend, 17-year-old Tiffany York. The two were found shot to death off a dirt road near the Army post. Prosecutors say the accused men were part of a militia operating within the U.S. Army that was stockpiling weapons and wanted to overthrow the federal government. (AP Photo/Stephen Morton)
Thai masseuses perform mass massaging at a sport arena on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand has long been known as the massage capital of the world. Now, it has a Guinness World Record to prove it when some 641 massage therapists mass-massaged 641 people simultaneously for 12 minutes to win the honor Thursday at an indoor arena in Bangkok. The event was organized by the Health Ministry to promote the Southeast Asian nation's massage and spa industry. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong)
The Three Gorges Hotel, right, and the passenger terminal of Chongqing Port are toppled in explosions in Chongqing, southwest China. The 32-storeyed landmark passenger terminal and the hotel, which face the city's Chaotianmen Square, were demolished by directional blasting on Thursday. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Zhong Guilin)
A Black Crowned Crane (Balearica pavonina) watches the photographer in his enclosure in the zoo in Dresden, eastern Germany. (AP Photo/dapd/Joern Haufe)
An artist's rendering of the Juno spacecraft circling Jupiter. The spacecraft planned to fire its engine today, the first of two engine burns to set it up for an Earth gravity assist next year. It's due to arrive at Jupiter in 2016. (AP Photo/NASA)
Workers from the Union of Painters and Allied Trades volunteer their services to paint the iconic lighthouse as a community project in Peggy's Cove, N.S.. The federal government is using updated technology to assist in marine navigation and is getting rid of many lighthouses. The work was undertaken after the structure fell into disrepair. (The Canadian Press / Andrew Vaughan) -
Canada's Benoit Huot competes in the men's 200m Individual Medley SM10 category at the 2012 Paralympics Olympics, in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) -
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and his wife Tonette cheer as Republican vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday. (AP Photo/David Goldman) -
A Syrian boy, who fled his home in Marea due to fighting between the Syrian army and the rebels, is adorned in the colors of the Syrian revolutionary flag as he and his family take refuge at the Bab Al-Salameh border crossing, in hopes of entering one of the refugee camps in Turkey. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen) -
Markus Brier of Austria looks on after teeing off during the first round of the Omega European Masters Golf Tournament in Crans Montana, Switzerland. (AP Photo/Keystone/Peter Klaunzer) -
Afghan national police officers attend their graduation ceremony at a National Police training center in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Over 141 National police officers graduated after receiving 2 months of training in Jalalabad. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) -
Wesley Thomas, the step father of Tiffany York, is tackled by courtroom security during the hearing of defendant Sgt. Anthony Peden at Long County Superior Court, in Ludowici, Ga. District Attorney Tom Durden announced in court that he will seek the death penalty for Peden, Pvt. Isaac Aguigui, and Pvt. Christopher Salmon. The three Fort Stewart soldiers are accused of malice murder, felony murder and criminal gang activity in the Dec. 4 slayings of former soldier Michael Roark and his girlfriend, 17-year-old Tiffany York. The two were found shot to death off a dirt road near the Army post. Prosecutors say the accused men were part of a militia operating within the U.S. Army that was stockpiling weapons and wanted to overthrow the federal government. (AP Photo/Stephen Morton) -
Thai masseuses perform mass massaging at a sport arena on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand has long been known as the massage capital of the world. Now, it has a Guinness World Record to prove it when some 641 massage therapists mass-massaged 641 people simultaneously for 12 minutes to win the honor Thursday at an indoor arena in Bangkok. The event was organized by the Health Ministry to promote the Southeast Asian nation's massage and spa industry. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong) -
The Three Gorges Hotel, right, and the passenger terminal of Chongqing Port are toppled in explosions in Chongqing, southwest China. The 32-storeyed landmark passenger terminal and the hotel, which face the city's Chaotianmen Square, were demolished by directional blasting on Thursday. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Zhong Guilin) -
A Black Crowned Crane (Balearica pavonina) watches the photographer in his enclosure in the zoo in Dresden, eastern Germany. (AP Photo/dapd/Joern Haufe) -
An artist's rendering of the Juno spacecraft circling Jupiter. The spacecraft planned to fire its engine today, the first of two engine burns to set it up for an Earth gravity assist next year. It's due to arrive at Jupiter in 2016. (AP Photo/NASA) -

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