Pictures of the Day: Friday, August 10, 2012
Rafiq Maqbool | AP
Devotees form a human pyramid to break the "Dahi handi," an earthen pot filled with curd, an integral part of celebrations to mark Janmashtami in Mumbai, India on Friday, Aug 10, 2012. Janmashtami is the festival that marks the birth of Hindu God Krishna.
Gregory Bull | AP
Russia's Daria Dmitrieva performs during the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around qualifications at the 2012 Summer Olympics on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, in London.
Korea Pool | AP
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak (right) visits islands called Dokdo in Korea and Takeshima in Japan on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. Lee made a surprise visit Friday to islets at the center of a long-running territorial dispute with Japan, ignoring warnings from Tokyo that it would worsen the neighbors' already strained relations.
Aaron Favila | AP
A Filipino boy walks along a muddy road after flooding in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. About 2.4 million people in Manila and nearby provinces were affected by Manila's worst flooding since 2009 as more than half of the sprawling metropolis of 12 million was submerged at the peak, and schools and offices have been closed for days.
Felix Marquez | AP
Vendors that were caught unprepared try to recover their chairs after high waves dragged their beach stalls into the sea in Veracruz, Mexico on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. Tropical Storm Ernesto headed into Mexico's southern Gulf coast as authorities in the flood-prone region prepared shelters, army troops and rescue personnel for drenching rains.
Charlie Riedel | AP
Ukrainian swimmer Igor Chervynskiy and other swimmers dive in to start the men's 10-kilometer marathon swimming competition in Hyde Park at the 2012 Summer Olympics on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, in London.
Jeffrey Phelps | AP
Mourners provide comfort Friday, Aug. 10, 2012 at the funeral and memorial service held in the Oak Creek High School for the six victims of Sunday's mass shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek, Wis. Wade Michael Page, 40, killed five men and one woman, and injured two other men. Authorities say Page then ambushed the first police officer who responded, shooting him nine times and leaving him in critical condition. A second officer then shot Page in the stomach, and Page took his own life with a shot to the head.
Posted Aug. 10, 2012, at 5:45 p.m.