Thursday, August 21, 2014

Killing of Michael Brown : Police as authorities disperse a protest in Ferguson

Police begin arresting dozens of protesters on West Florissant Avenue after they refused to leave the area and some began throwing objects at officers in Ferguson, Mo, a white police officer fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year old, in the St. Louis suburb.

Japanese pro-wrestler-turned-politician Kanji "Antonio" Inoki

Japanese pro-wrestler-turned-politician Kanji "Antonio" Inoki bows at the end of a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo. Inoki plans to stage a two-day martial arts extravaganza in Pyongyang later this month featuring former NFL player Bob "The Beast" Sapp in an oddball attempt at sports diplomacy just as relations between North Korea and Japan are beginning to thaw.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Heavy rainfall for the past few days has affected several districts of Assam

Villagers sail on a boat through a flood-affected area in Ashigarh village, about 70 kilometers (44 miles) east of Gauhati, India . Heavy rainfall for the past few days has affected several districts of Assam state, flooding dozens of villages and displacing thousands.

Niagara Falls is illuminated by colorful lights

Niagara Falls is illuminated by colorful lights near the border between the United States and Canada in Washington D.C