Sunday, December 26, 2010

WORLD BEST PHOTOS OF THE DAY



 
Obamas meet families of 9/11 victims. In pouring rain, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama greet relatives of those killed in the Pentagon during the 9/11 attacks after a wreath-laying ceremony outside the building o
Balloons mark child rights milestone. Balloons with messages attached released by Palestinian children are seen in the sky during an event organized by UNICEF to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the C...



Sinkhole swallows L.A. fire truck. A Los Angeles fireman looks under a fire truck stuck in a sinkhole on Sept. 8. Four firefighters escaped injury when the truck fell into the hole, which was caused by a burst water main. The fire tr...

Squirrel takes upside-down sip. A squirrel strains for a drop of water from a faucet next to the boat ramp at Craig Park in Tarpon Springs, Fla., on April 16. Jim Damaske / St. Petersburg Times via ZUMA Press 
 
Collision sparks fire on destroyer. A crew fights a fire raging from the bow of the Japanese navy destroyer Kurama after it collided with a South Korean container ship in the Kammon Straits in Fukuoka prefecture, south of Japan, on O... 
Gas dispute leaves Hungary chilled. Fifth-grader Bela Borsy, wearing his winter clothes indoors, peers through the frosty window of his classroom in Nagykallo, Hungary, on Jan. 9. A dispute between Russia and Ukraine over using Ukrai...



Michael Jackson remembered. The Jackson family gathers around Paris Jackson, daughter of Michael, during the public memorial service for him held July 7 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Jackson, 50, the "King of Pop," died June 25 a...

 



Construction worker rescues woman. A construction worker suspended from a crane rescues a woman who fell into the Des Moines River near downtown Des Moines, Iowa, on June 30. Mary Chind / The Des Moines Register


Car's impact sparks pole fire. Firefighters trying to rescue the driver of an overturned car that struck a utility pole look up at the electrical fire above them on Oct. 28 along Ohio 68 in Champaign County, near Urbana, Ohio. The dr...


Front-row seats for a fire. Helicopter pilots watch as a controlled fire burns on Mount McLean in western Canada. It was set in an attempt to reduce the amount of fuel for a wildfire burning on the mountain in Lillooet, British Colum...


Miracle landing on the Hudson. Passengers are rescued after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York on Jan. 15 after hitting geese. All 155 people on board survived, and the pilot, Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberg...


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