Pictures of the Day: Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Posted Aug. 14, 2012, at 8:16 p.m.
A girl is applied makeup before a training at Peking Opera summer camp organized by the Peking Opera House in Beijing, China on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. The summer training course was held to attract the public to Chinese traditional performance.
Andy Wong | AP
A girl is applied makeup before a training at Peking Opera summer camp organized by the Peking Opera House in Beijing, China on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. The summer training course was held to attract the public to Chinese traditional performance.
Flood-affected residents gather under the rain as they queue for relief goods in suburban Marikina, east of Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. Tropical Storm Kai-Tak will continue to move northwestward on Wednesday toward southeastern China and is expected to dump more rain in the flood-battered northern Philippines a week after half of the sprawling capital city got submerged.
Aaron Favila | AP
Flood-affected residents gather under the rain as they queue for relief goods in suburban Marikina, east of Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. Tropical Storm Kai-Tak will continue to move northwestward on Wednesday toward southeastern China and is expected to dump more rain in the flood-battered northern Philippines a week after half of the sprawling capital city got submerged.
As wind turbines turn in the distance, President Barack Obama changes direction as he walks from a podium after speaking at the Heil family farm, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, in Haverhill, Iowa, during a three-day campaign bus tour through Iowa.
Carolyn Kaster | AP
As wind turbines turn in the distance, President Barack Obama changes direction as he walks from a podium after speaking at the Heil family farm, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, in Haverhill, Iowa, during a three-day campaign bus tour through Iowa.
Students hold a huge Pakistani flag at mausoleum of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan to mark Independence Day, in Karachi, Pakistan on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. Pakistan celebrates its 66th Independence Day, to mark its independence from the British rule in 1947.
Shakil Adil | AP
Students hold a huge Pakistani flag at mausoleum of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan to mark Independence Day, in Karachi, Pakistan on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. Pakistan celebrates its 66th Independence Day, to mark its independence from the British rule in 1947.
A young Indian child carries the Indian flag as he takes part in a street play during rehearsal for the Indian Independence Day celebrations in the eastern Indian city Bhubaneswar, India on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. India celebrates its 1947 independence from British colonial rule on Aug. 15.
Biswaranjan Rout | AP
A young Indian child carries the Indian flag as he takes part in a street play during rehearsal for the Indian Independence Day celebrations in the eastern Indian city Bhubaneswar, India on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. India celebrates its 1947 independence from British colonial rule on Aug. 15.
One of four 3-week-old newborn sand cats, peers from a cave in the Ramat Gan Safari near Tel Aviv, Israel on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. The Safari spokeswoman reported a total of seven sand cats currently living in captivity in Israel, and said the country's sand cat population had been completely extinct, mostly due to habitat destruction.
Ariel Schalit | AP
One of four 3-week-old newborn sand cats, peers from a cave in the Ramat Gan Safari near Tel Aviv, Israel on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. The Safari spokeswoman reported a total of seven sand cats currently living in captivity in Israel, and said the country's sand cat population had been completely extinct, mostly due to habitat destruction.
A woman watches national flags displayed on trees ahead of a celebration day of Korea’s liberation from Japan’'s colonial rule, in front of Songpa-Gu Office or an old capitol of Korea in Seoul, South Korea on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2102. Liberation Day falls on Aug. 15.
Ahn Young-joon | AP
A woman watches national flags displayed on trees ahead of a celebration day of Korea’s liberation from Japan’'s colonial rule, in front of Songpa-Gu Office or an old capitol of Korea in Seoul, South Korea on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2102. Liberation Day falls on Aug. 15.

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