Pictures of the Day: Nov. 7, 2011
Mohammed Ballas | AP
Palestinians enjoy a ride in an amusement park, during Eid al-Adha in the West Bank village of Haddad near Jenin, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, with the sacrificial killing of livestock to commemorate the religious story of Abraham
Carolyn Kaster | AP
The shadow of President Barack Obama is seen as he arrives to talk about the American Jobs Act, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.
Rebecca Blackwell | AP
Opposition party supporters flee as Liberian police fire tear gas at opposition party headquarters in Monrovia, Liberia Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. Violence broke out at the headquarters of the country's opposition party and at least one person was killed Monday, less than 24 hours before Liberia's presidential runoff that is being viewed as a test of the country's fragile peace after a devastating civil war.
Mike Groll | AP
Pedestrians walk across the Lake Champlain Bridge after a dedication ceremony in Crown Point, N.Y., on Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. The original span was closed in October 2009 after inspectors deemed it unsafe. The 80-year-old bridge was destroyed by a controlled explosion in late December 2009.The new bridge reconnects Crown Point, N.Y. and West Addison, Vt.
John Clarke Russ | BDN
Chris DesRoches, right, of Bangor acknowledges a supportive motorist passing Bank of America's Exhange Street location while he, Kat King, left, of Bangor and several others with the Occupy Bangor movement encourage residents on Monday to withdraw their funds from large national banks and re-invest them them in local banks and credit unions. "These 'direct actions' embody who we are and what we envision, " said Sunny Skye Hughes, a point person for Occupy Bangor's media working group. "Such actions can bolster the local economy," she added. Buy Photo
Posted Nov. 07, 2011, at 10:06 p.m.