Pictures of the Day: Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013
Gabor Degre | BDN
Emily Mumford, 9 (from left), and her brother Philip,10, of Glenburn get ready to slide down the hill at Hayford Park in Bangor on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 2, 2013. Their mother Alisa Mumford, said that they came out sledding one more time before the children go back to school on Thursday. The temperature in the Bangor region topped out in the low teens and with a windchill was below zero all day. According to the National Weather Service the frigid weather will continue through Thursday and milder temperature is expected over the weekend. Buy Photo
Joshua Lott | Reuters
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (left) leaves New York Presbyterian Hospital with husband, Bill (top right), and daughter, Chelsea (right), in New York, Jan. 2, 2013. The secretary of state, who has not been seen in public since Dec. 7, was revealed on Sunday evening to be in a New York hospital under treatment for a blood clot that stemmed from a concussion she suffered in mid-December.
Bobby Yip | Reuters
Over 10,000 pieces of shark fins are dried on the rooftop of a factory building in Hong Kong on Jan. 2, 2013. Local sales of the luxurious gourmet food have fallen in recent years due to its controversial nature, but activists demand a total shark fin ban in the city, labeled by some as the shark fin capital of the world. The fins were shipped from an unknown location and unloaded at a nearby pier to be dried on the rooftop.
Mohsin Raza | Reuters
A devotee wears a big turban made from colorful sheets of cloth as he sits outside the shrine of Muslim Sufi Saint Data Ganj Bakhsh on his death anniversary in Lahore on Jan. 2, 2013. Devotees started a three-day celebration of the 969th festival of Hazrat Ali Bin Usman popularly known as Data Gunj Bakhsh.
Petr Josek | Reuters
Shoes hang on a power line at Letna Park overlooking Prague early Jan. 2, 2013. Czech teenagers, who skateboard at the park, throw their damaged and unwanted shoes over the wire for fun at the city's main skating hangout, once the site of a monument to former Soviet leader Josef Stalin.
Ilya Naymushin | Reuters
A woman walks with her child on the banks of the Yenisey River in air temperatures of about minus 30 degrees Celsius (minus 22 degrees Fahrenheit) during winter outside the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk Jan. 2, 2013.
Posted Jan. 02, 2013, at 6:26 p.m.