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Day in Photos: Aug. 8, 2012

Vendor Sayed Anwar, 36, stands on a roadside hoping to sell balloons, in Islamabad, Pakistan. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
Damian Warner of Canada takes a throw in the shot put decathlon during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
This photo released on Aug. 8 Department of National Defense shows flooded areas in Bulacan province, northern Philippines. Widespread flooding that battered a million others and paralyzed the Philippine capital began to ease Wednesday as cleanup and rescue efforts focused on a large number of distressed residents, some still marooned on their roofs. (AP Photo/Department of National Defense)
Canada's Ian Millar rides Star Power over a jump in the first round of the Equestrian Individual Jumping final 2012 Summer Olympics. (The Canadian Press / Ryan Remiorz)
Canada's Heather Steacy competes in the women's hammer throw qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium. (AP Photo/Pawel Kopczynski, Pool)
Spain's Viran Morros de Argila, covers his face after his team lost to France their men's handball quarterfinal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Canada's Adam vav Koeverden celebrates after winning the silver medal in the men's kayak single 1000m at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Canada's Mark Oldershaw displays the bronze medal he won in the men's canoe single 1000m at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
A man swims along a flooded area in Marikina City, east of Manila, Philippines. Widespread flooding that killed at least 23 people, battered a million others and paralyzed the Philippine capital briefly eased Wednesday, allowing rescuers on rubber boats to reach a large number of distressed residents still marooned in submerged villages. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Canada's Derek Drouin, bronze medallist for the men's high jump, stands on the podium during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
Zhao Shasha of China, left, and Clarissa Kyoko Mei Ling of the United States compete 48-kg women's freestyle wrestling at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
In this photo provided by GNS Science, steam rises from New Zealand's Mount Tongariro after an eruption on Tuesday. A minor earthquake overnight has scientists continuing to closely monitor the New Zealand volcano that erupted for the first time in more than a century this week. (AP Photo/GNS Science)
Saudi Arabia's Sarah Attar competes in a women's 800-metre heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa De Olza)
An internally displaced Congolese child waits with others in the rain for aid to be distributed in Kibati, north of Goma, eastern Congo. Drenching rain punctuated by bursts of thunder and forked lightning add to the misery of some of the 280,000 refugees from Congo's eastern rebellion, whose plight is highlighted by a visit from the U.N. humanitarian chief Baroness Valerie Amos. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Taxi driver Richard Meid waits for a fare in front of the British Museum during the 2012 Summer Olympics, in London. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
North Korean performers flip colored cards to form a giant picture of a handgun during an Arirang mass games performance in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)
Syrians on motorcycles look at the damage of a destroyed house after it was hit by an air strike killing six in the town of Tal Rifat on the outskirts of Aleppo city. In another sign of violence continuing throughout Syria, Syrian fighter jets carried out air strikes early Wednesday on the village of Tel Rifat north of Aleppo, hitting a home and a high school and killing six people from the same family, residents said. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra)
Vendor Sayed Anwar, 36, stands on a roadside hoping to sell balloons, in Islamabad, Pakistan. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen) -
Damian Warner of Canada takes a throw in the shot put decathlon during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) -
This photo released on Aug. 8 Department of National Defense shows flooded areas in Bulacan province, northern Philippines. Widespread flooding that battered a million others and paralyzed the Philippine capital began to ease Wednesday as cleanup and rescue efforts focused on a large number of distressed residents, some still marooned on their roofs. (AP Photo/Department of National Defense) -
Canada's Ian Millar rides Star Power over a jump in the first round of the Equestrian Individual Jumping final 2012 Summer Olympics. (The Canadian Press / Ryan Remiorz) -
Canada's Heather Steacy competes in the women's hammer throw qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium. (AP Photo/Pawel Kopczynski, Pool) -
Spain's Viran Morros de Argila, covers his face after his team lost to France their men's handball quarterfinal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda) -
Canada's Adam vav Koeverden celebrates after winning the silver medal in the men's kayak single 1000m at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko) -
Canada's Mark Oldershaw displays the bronze medal he won in the men's canoe single 1000m at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko) -
A man swims along a flooded area in Marikina City, east of Manila, Philippines. Widespread flooding that killed at least 23 people, battered a million others and paralyzed the Philippine capital briefly eased Wednesday, allowing rescuers on rubber boats to reach a large number of distressed residents still marooned in submerged villages. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila) -
Canada's Derek Drouin, bronze medallist for the men's high jump, stands on the podium during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis) -
Zhao Shasha of China, left, and Clarissa Kyoko Mei Ling of the United States compete 48-kg women's freestyle wrestling at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) -
In this photo provided by GNS Science, steam rises from New Zealand's Mount Tongariro after an eruption on Tuesday. A minor earthquake overnight has scientists continuing to closely monitor the New Zealand volcano that erupted for the first time in more than a century this week. (AP Photo/GNS Science) - CP
Saudi Arabia's Sarah Attar competes in a women's 800-metre heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa De Olza) -
An internally displaced Congolese child waits with others in the rain for aid to be distributed in Kibati, north of Goma, eastern Congo. Drenching rain punctuated by bursts of thunder and forked lightning add to the misery of some of the 280,000 refugees from Congo's eastern rebellion, whose plight is highlighted by a visit from the U.N. humanitarian chief Baroness Valerie Amos. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay) -
Taxi driver Richard Meid waits for a fare in front of the British Museum during the 2012 Summer Olympics, in London. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) -
North Korean performers flip colored cards to form a giant picture of a handgun during an Arirang mass games performance in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder) -
Syrians on motorcycles look at the damage of a destroyed house after it was hit by an air strike killing six in the town of Tal Rifat on the outskirts of Aleppo city. In another sign of violence continuing throughout Syria, Syrian fighter jets carried out air strikes early Wednesday on the village of Tel Rifat north of Aleppo, hitting a home and a high school and killing six people from the same family, residents said. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra) -

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