Pictures of the Day: Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012

Posted Sept. 18, 2012, at 9:15 p.m.
A Nepalese Hindu woman walks past pigeons after offering prayers at the Pashupatinath temple during Teej festival celebrations in Katmandu, Nepal, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. During the festival, Nepalese Hindu women observe a daylong fast and pray for their husbands and for a happy married life. Those who are unmarried pray for a good husband.
Niranjan Shrestha | AP
A Nepalese Hindu woman walks past pigeons after offering prayers at the Pashupatinath temple during Teej festival celebrations in Katmandu, Nepal, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. During the festival, Nepalese Hindu women observe a daylong fast and pray for their husbands and for a happy married life. Those who are unmarried pray for a good husband.
A large U.S. flag (left) waves in gusty winds and pedestrians cross the street under red streetlights in Newark, N.J. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. A tornado watch was issued for parts of New Jersey, New York City and New York's lower Hudson Valley until 7 p.m. The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center says lightning, hail and wind gusts up to 70 mph are possible.
Julio Cortez | AP
A large U.S. flag (left) waves in gusty winds and pedestrians cross the street under red streetlights in Newark, N.J. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. A tornado watch was issued for parts of New Jersey, New York City and New York's lower Hudson Valley until 7 p.m. The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center says lightning, hail and wind gusts up to 70 mph are possible.
Erika Varela Huerta of Mexico rides in the rain during the junior women time trial event of the Road World Championship Cycling over 9.75 miles near Valkenburg, southern Netherlands on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012.
Peter Dejong | AP
Erika Varela Huerta of Mexico rides in the rain during the junior women time trial event of the Road World Championship Cycling over 9.75 miles near Valkenburg, southern Netherlands on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012.
A man walks through the Hacker Pschorr beer tent during preparations for the 179th Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich, southern Germany on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. The world's largest beer festival will be held from Sept. 22 to Oct. 7, 2012 and will be attended by millions of visitors.
Matthias Schrader | AP
A man walks through the Hacker Pschorr beer tent during preparations for the 179th Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich, southern Germany on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. The world's largest beer festival will be held from Sept. 22 to Oct. 7, 2012 and will be attended by millions of visitors.
Masked Palestinians stone-throwers collect bricks to use against Israeli security forces (not pictured) during clashes erupted after demonstration against an anti-Islam film called &quotInnocence of Muslims" that ridicules Islam's Prophet Muhammad, in Shuafat refugee camp, Jerusalem on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012.
Bernat Armangue | AP
Masked Palestinians stone-throwers collect bricks to use against Israeli security forces (not pictured) during clashes erupted after demonstration against an anti-Islam film called "Innocence of Muslims" that ridicules Islam's Prophet Muhammad, in Shuafat refugee camp, Jerusalem on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012.
Renovations continue for the former Courier Publications and VillageSoup office building that will house the Knox County Sheriff's Office, Knox County Regional Communications, and the Emergency Management Agency by the end of the year.
Renovations continue for the former Courier Publications and VillageSoup office building that will house the Knox County Sheriff's Office, Knox County Regional Communications, and the Emergency Management Agency by the end of the year.
Sunlight shines through a hole cut out from the eye of a portrait of Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda during a protest near the Japanese Embassy in Beijing, China on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. The 81st anniversary of a Japanese invasion brought a fresh wave of anti-Japan demonstrations in China on Tuesday, with thousands of protesters venting anger over the colonial past and a current dispute involving contested islands in the East China Sea.
Ng Han Guan | AP
Sunlight shines through a hole cut out from the eye of a portrait of Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda during a protest near the Japanese Embassy in Beijing, China on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. The 81st anniversary of a Japanese invasion brought a fresh wave of anti-Japan demonstrations in China on Tuesday, with thousands of protesters venting anger over the colonial past and a current dispute involving contested islands in the East China Sea.

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