Pictures of the Day: Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012
John Minchillo | AP
Magician David Blaine stands inside an apparatus surrounded by a million volts of electric currents streamed by tesla coils during his 72-hour "Electrified: 1 Million Volts Always On" stunt on Pier 54, Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, in New York. The stunt, sponsored by Intel, is the latest of daredevil endeavors by the magician whose previous stunts included being encased in ice for over 60 hours in Times Square.
Ramon Espinosa | AP
A giant inflatable doll representing President Hugo Chavez stands on top of a building in Caracas, Venezuela on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. Chavez is running for re-election against opposition leader Henrique Capriles in Sunday's presidential election.
William Fernando Martinez | AP
A trombone player with the San Andres band performs during the National Band Festival in Paipa, Colombia on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. Every year, Paipa hosts the nationwide competition for professional brass bands.
Khalil Hamra | AP
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi is seen on a large screen as he speaks to a packed stadium on the 6th of October national holiday marking the 1973 war with Israel, Cairo, Egypt on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.
Fernando Llano | AP
A defaced campaign poster of opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles hangs in Caracas, Venezuela on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. Capriles is running against President Hugo Chavez in Sunday's presidential election.
Remy de la Mauviniere | AP
Visitors take snapshots of the BMW i8 concept car, at the end of the first week of the Paris Auto Show on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.
Posted Oct. 06, 2012, at 4:38 p.m.