Pictures of the Day: Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Victor R. Caivano | AP
A man runs on Botafogo beach near a huge sculpture made from plastic bottles in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Tuesday, June 19, 2012. The city is host to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio+20, which runs through June 22.
Emilio Morenatti | AP
Miners fire handmade rockets at riot police officers as they defend their position after blocking a road in Cinera, near Leon, Spain, on Tuesday, June 19, 2012. Striking Spanish coal miners firing homemade rockets and using slingshots have clashed with authorities in northern Spain, driving officers out a town where the miners cut off a highway and railroad service.
University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital | AP
In this undated image provided by University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, a spear accidentally shot through Yasser Lopez's skull is seen. Lopez, 16, was in serious condition Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center. Hospital officials say one of Lopez's friends was loading a speargun when it accidentally fired. Lopez was taken to the trauma center June 7 with roughly 3 feet of the spear protruding from his forehead.
Evan Vucci | AP
Linda Hundt, owner of Sweetie-licious Bakery (left), laughs as Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney takes a bite of cherry pie during a campaign stop at Sweetie-licious Bakery on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 in DeWitt, Mich.
Nasser Nasser | AP
Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood supporters attend prayers during an anti-ruling military council demonstration in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt on Tuesday, June 19, 2012. A campaign spokesman for Hosni Mubarak's ex-prime minister said Tuesday that Ahmed Shafiq has won Egypt's presidential election, countering the Muslim Brotherhood's claims that its candidate was the winner and setting the stage for a divisive fight for the leadership.
Ahn Young-joon | AP
A model shows off a modernized royal wedding dress during a fashion show in Seoul, South Korea on Tuesday, June 19, 2012.
Posted June 19, 2012, at 7:29 p.m.