Pictures of the Day: Friday, June 15, 2012
Vadim Ghirda | AP
Lightning flashes over the stadium after the weather suspended the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group D match between Ukraine and France in Donetsk, Ukraine on Friday, June 15, 2012.
Manu Brabo | AP
An Egyptian protester chants slogans against presidential candidate Ahmed Safiq during a demonstration against the Supreme Constitutional Court rulings in Alexandria, Egypt on June 15, 2012. Judges appointed by Hosni Mubarak dissolved the Islamist-dominated parliament Thursday and ruled his former prime minister eligible for the presidential runoff election this weekend, setting the stage for the military and remnants of the old regime to stay in power.
Jacquelyn Martin | AP
Myrna Orozco, 22, of Kansas City, Mo., an illegal immigrant originally from Mexico, wipes away tears while watching President Obama announce that the U.S. government will stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives on Friday, June 15, 2102, in Washington.
Anonymous | AP
A Free Syrian Army fighter holds a rocket launcher during clashes with Syrian troops near Idlib, Syria on Friday, June 15, 2012.
Kostas Tsironis | AP
Supporters of the Greek Communist party wave flags during the main pre-election campaign in central Athens on Friday, June 15, 2012. Greeks cast their ballots this Sunday for the second time in six weeks, after May 6 elections left no party with enough seats in Parliament to form a government and coalition talks collapsed.
Haraz N. Ghanbari | AP
President Barack Obama announces that the U.S. government will stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives on Friday, June 15, 2012, in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington.
J. Scott Applewhite | AP
Air Force Lt. Col. Charles M. Walling of Phoenix, whose F-4 Phantom jet crashed during a mission in Vietnam in 1966, is buried with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Friday, June 15, 2012. Walling's remains were recovered in 2010. He is survived by his sons, Mike and Jeff Walling of Scottsdale, Ariz.
Posted June 15, 2012, at 4:49 p.m.