Pictures of the Day: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Matt Rourke | AP
A dog looks on as Alejandra Mendoza, a member of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, protests from an animal cage outside Jacques Ferber Furs on Wednesday, July 11, 2012, in Philadelphia. The animal-rights organization is known for its staunch position against the use of fur, leather, wool, and other animal-based clothing.
Andres Kudacki | AP
Police riots run after the demonstrators during the coal miners' march to the Minister of Industry building in Madrid on Wednesday, July 11, 2012. Coal miners angered by huge cuts in subsidies converged on Madrid for protest rallies after walking nearly three weeks under a blazing sun from the pits where they eke out a living.
Muhammed Muheisen | AP
A trained monkey looks back while sitting on a can next to his owner as they wait for customers to perform to in a park in Islamabad, Pakistan on Wednesday, July 11, 2012.
Chris Mumma | AP
Flames rise from a derailed freight train early Wednesday, July 11, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. Part of a freight train derailed and caught fire in Ohio's capital city early Wednesday, shooting flames skyward into the darkness and prompting the evacuation of a mile-wide area as firefighters and hazardous materials crews worked to determine what was burning and contain the blaze.
Alexander F. Yuan | AP
Two women stand in a lift near an advertisement board in Beijing's Central Business District in China on Wednesday, July 11, 2012. China's latest economic data point to a deepening slowdown that is adding to pressure on communist leaders to revive growth and avert job losses and political tensions.
Marko Drobnjakovic | AP
Women sit next to coffins of their relatives at the Potocari memorial complex near Srebrenica, some 160 kilometers east of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wednesday, July 11, 2012. Thousands gathered at the Potocari memorial complex on Wednesday for the mass burial of 520 bodies, marking the 17th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre.
Posted July 11, 2012, at 5:46 p.m.