Pictures of the Day: Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Posted July 24, 2012, at 8:17 p.m.
Two clowns take a rest on a sidewalk during the inauguration of the fourth annual Latin American Clown Congress in Guatemala City on Tuesday, July 24, 2012. Clowns from Central America and South America and the Caribbean have gathered for three days in the capital city to exchange ideas and attend workshops.
Rodrigo Abd | AP
Two clowns take a rest on a sidewalk during the inauguration of the fourth annual Latin American Clown Congress in Guatemala City on Tuesday, July 24, 2012. Clowns from Central America and South America and the Caribbean have gathered for three days in the capital city to exchange ideas and attend workshops.
A Chinese soldier is reflected on a window glass as he stands guard during a media oppotunity for the coverage of China's attack helicopter Z-9WZ at a Chinese Liberation Army base, ahead of Army Day on Aug. 1, on the outskirts of Beijing on Tuesday, July 24, 2012.
Andy Wong | AP
A Chinese soldier is reflected on a window glass as he stands guard during a media oppotunity for the coverage of China's attack helicopter Z-9WZ at a Chinese Liberation Army base, ahead of Army Day on Aug. 1, on the outskirts of Beijing on Tuesday, July 24, 2012.
A woman leans into the mouth of a plastic shark to kiss her child at the COEX Aquarium in Seoul, South Korea on Tuesday, July 24, 2012.
Hye Soo Nah | AP
A woman leans into the mouth of a plastic shark to kiss her child at the COEX Aquarium in Seoul, South Korea on Tuesday, July 24, 2012.
Visitors ride a large carousel next to the London Eye (left) on the south bank of the river Thames in London on Tuesday, July 24, 2012. The city will host the 2012 London Olympics with opening ceremonies for the games scheduled for Friday, July 27.
Ben Curtis | AP
Visitors ride a large carousel next to the London Eye (left) on the south bank of the river Thames in London on Tuesday, July 24, 2012. The city will host the 2012 London Olympics with opening ceremonies for the games scheduled for Friday, July 27.
People enjoy a high tide at the Arabian Sea coast after monsoon rains in Mumbai, India on Tuesday, July 24, 2012. Indians have been desperately waiting for the long-delayed deluge of this year's monsoon, the annual rains that replenish India's rivers and quench crops to keep this vast, agricultural nation of 1.2 billion fed through the year. So far, the rains were at least 22 percent below normal, several states faced drought and farmers feared grave losses. Some analysts put the rain deficit at 31 percent.
Rajanish Kakade | AP
People enjoy a high tide at the Arabian Sea coast after monsoon rains in Mumbai, India on Tuesday, July 24, 2012. Indians have been desperately waiting for the long-delayed deluge of this year's monsoon, the annual rains that replenish India's rivers and quench crops to keep this vast, agricultural nation of 1.2 billion fed through the year. So far, the rains were at least 22 percent below normal, several states faced drought and farmers feared grave losses. Some analysts put the rain deficit at 31 percent.
Vincent Leclercq of France demonstrates in front of the White House in Washington on Tuesday, July 24, 2012, as the AIDS conference continues in Washington.
Haraz N. Ghanbari | AP
Vincent Leclercq of France demonstrates in front of the White House in Washington on Tuesday, July 24, 2012, as the AIDS conference continues in Washington.
A girl dances with a newspaper to entertain herself after a night stranded at the airport by Typhoon Vicente in Hong Kong on Tuesday morning, July 24, 2012. Hundreds of passengers spent a night at the airport in Hong Kong after heavy rain and strong winds grounded planes.
Ng Han Guan | AP
A girl dances with a newspaper to entertain herself after a night stranded at the airport by Typhoon Vicente in Hong Kong on Tuesday morning, July 24, 2012. Hundreds of passengers spent a night at the airport in Hong Kong after heavy rain and strong winds grounded planes.

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