, Saturday, September 20, 2014
Some of the best photos in the news.
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond poses with Yes campaigners. Polls opened in a referendum to decide whether the country leaves its 307-year-old union with England to become an independent state. (AP/Scott Heppell)
Phoenix Mercury's DeWanna Bonner (24) celebrating with Diana Taurasi and Penny Taylor (13) as the team wins the WNBA championship with an 87-82 win over the Chicago Sky in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals basketball series, Friday, Sept. 12, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)
Swans are silhouetted by the setting sun in the Black Sea town of Mangalia, Romania, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. Romania is enjoying warmer than usual weather for this time of the year with temperatures reaching 30 degrees Centigrade (86 Fahrenheit). (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Oscar Pistorius cries in the dock in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday Sept. 11, 2014 as Judge Thokozile Masipa reads notes as she delivers her verdict in Pistorius' murder trial. The South African judge in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial said Thursday that prosecutors have not proved beyond a reasonable doubt that the double-amputee Olympic athlete is guilty of premeditated murder. (AP Photo/Phil Magakoe, Pool)
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry looks out from a helicopter over Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. Kerry is traveling to the mideast this week to discuss ways to bolster the stability of the new Iraqi government and combat the Islamic State militant group that has taken over large swaths of Iraq and Syria. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool)
A truck creates a wake as its driver tries to navigate a severely flooded street as heavy rains pour down Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Phoenix. Storms that flooded several Phoenix-area freeways and numerous local streets during the Monday morning commute set an all-time record for rainfall in Phoenix in a single day. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett forces Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers to fumble in the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in Seattle. A Packers player recovered the ball in the end zone, but was tackled for a safety on the play. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)
In this aerial view, fountains of lava, up to 60 meters high, spurt from a fissure in the ground on the north side of the Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. The alert warning for the area surrounding Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano remained at orange on Tuesday, indicating that it is showing increased unrest with greater potential for an explosive eruption. (AP Photo/Stefano Di Nicolo)
A rainbow appears over Marine One minutes before President Barack Obama landing at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals rounds the bases after hitting a home run in the fourth inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on August 31, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
DUNDEE, SCOTLAND - Yes and Better Together supporters exchange views with one another as Jim Murphy Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (not seen), speaks on his soapbox during his '100 Towns in 100 Days' tour on August 27 in Dundee, Scotland. Mr. Murphy, Labour MP, is touring Scotland on behalf of the Better Together, spreading his message about the benefits of Scotland remaining part of the union and informing the public of the risks that independence poses for the country. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
In this July 14, 1969 file photo, banners of appreciation from the Vietnamese decorate the dock at Danang, Vietnam, where a farewell ceremony was held by the Vietnamese Government for departing Marines of the 1st Battalion/9th Regiment. The Marine Corps is holding a deactivation ceremony on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, for the 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, a battalion nicknamed the "Walking Dead." (AP Photo/File)
A child plays in front of a 50ft (15m) inflatable whale that has been erected on the beach on August 27, 2014 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. The Bible Society is using the whale to allow the Circo Rum Ba Ba circus troupe to perform the Biblical story of Jonah and the Whale. The whale was brought to Weston after it was banned from London's Hyde Park for being too 'religious'. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
A man lays in a puddle of squashed tomatoes, during the annual "tomatina" tomato fight fiesta in the village of Bunol, 50 kilometers outside Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. The streets of an eastern Spanish town are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the annual "Tomatina" battle that has become a major tourist attraction. At the annual fiesta in Bunol on Wednesday, trucks dumped 125 tons of ripe tomatoes for some 22,000 participants, many from abroad to throw during the hour-long morning festivities. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Juan Malizia Gatti and Manuela Rossi, from Argentina, compete during the 2014 Tango World Championship Stage category final, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Gatti and Rossi won the championship. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
People look at the work-in-progress ceramic poppy art installation by artist Paul Cummins entitled 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' in the dry moat of the Tower of London in London, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. The finished installation will be made up of 888,246 ceramic poppies, with the final poppy being placed on Armistice Day on November 11. Each poppy represents a British and Commonwealth military fatality from World War I. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon, right, douses teammate Denard Span after Span scored the winning run on a throwing error by Arizona Diamondback third baseman Jordan Pacheco during the ninth inning of a baseball game on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Washington. The Nationals defeated the Diamondbacks 1-0. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Small scale fishermen gather on their boats early in the morning at Ancon's harbor in Lima Peru, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Ancon is an old town that was known as the "Fishermen's Town of Lancon" during the Spanish Colonial period, and continues to be an active cove for local fishermen after the town became popular with beach goers. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Japan Ground Self-Defense Force's Type-89 armored combat vehicles flare up a smoke screen during an annual live firing exercise at Higashi Fuji range in Gotemba, southwest of Tokyo, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) runs away from Cleveland Browns defensive end Armonty Bryant (95) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Baltimore Ravens running back Kyle Juszczyk (44) goes flying after colliding with Baltimore Ravens defensive back Deji Olatoye (32) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, background left, looks on. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
Spanish bullfighter Rafael Cerro performs with an El Torero ranch fighting bull during a bullfight at Las Ventas bullring, in Madrid, Spain, Friday, Aug. 15. Bullfighting is an ancient tradition in Spain.(AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
Members of the U.S. Army's Old Guard carry the casket of Army Maj. Gen. Harold Greene during a burial service at Arlington National Cemetery, on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in Arlington, Va. Greene was killed when a gunman dressed as an Afghan soldier turned on ISAF troops, wounding about 15 including a German general and two Afghan generals. He is the highest-ranking U.S. military officer to be killed in America's post-9/11 wars. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Army 1st Lt. Matthew Greene, left, reaches out for his mother, retired Col. Susan Myers, as she places a rose on the casket of her husband, Army Maj. Gen. Harold Greene during a burial service at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Greene was killed when a gunman dressed as an Afghan soldier turned on ISAF troops, wounding about 15 including a German general and two Afghan generals. He is the highest-ranking U.S. military officer to be killed in America's post-9/11 wars. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Retired Col. Susan Myers, right, is comforted by her children, 1st Lt. Matthew Greene, second from right, and Amelia Greene, during a burial service for her husband, Army Maj. Gen. Harold Greene, at Arlington National Cemetery, on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in Arlington, Va. Greene was killed when a gunman dressed as an Afghan soldier turned on ISAF troops, wounding about 15 including a German general and two Afghan generals. He is the highest-ranking U.S. military officer to be killed in either of America's post-9/11 wars. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
People take photographs in the main tank of the Oceanarium of Lisbon, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. The oceanarium, opened in 1998 during the World Fair, displays different aquatic fauna species from the five oceans in the world. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
A woman rests on the seaside as she looks at the landscape while a kite flies on the sky, in Laredo, northern Spain, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
A truck sits at the edge of a flooded section of Interstate 695 in Baltimore, Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, after heavy rains fell across the Mid-Atlantic region. Officials shut down the Baltimore beltway in both directions at Quarantine Road due to heavy flooding. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, athletes clear an obstacle in the men's 3000m steeplechase qualification during the European Athletics Championships in Zurich, Switzerland, Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
The full moon peeks through trees in a wood near Rasing, Austria, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. The phenomenon, which scientists call a "perigee moon," occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
Romanian Roma girl smiles while waiting to perform in an anti-discrimination play during a solidarity event in Bucharest, Romania. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Clouds hang over Honolulu, seen from the top of Tanalus Drive on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. With Iselle, Hawaii is expected to take its first direct hurricane hit in 22 years. Tracking close behind it is Hurricane Julio. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
Mogli lifts a paw to touch the palm of his owner Eva Kullmann as facility residents, who both suffer from dementia, look on during the cat's weekly visit at the Lutherstift senior care facility on August 6, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. Mrs. Kullmann says the weekly visits are vital therapy and spark the curiosity, communication and delight of the facility residents. Friday, August 8, is World Cat Day. (Getty Images/Sean Gallup)
This aerial view shows a house cut-off by monsoon floods in Kendrapara district of eastern Orissa state, India, Wednesday, Aug.6, 2014.The annual monsoon season, which runs from June through September, is vital for the largely agrarian economies of South Asia but every year also brings floods and landslides that kill thousands and submerge hundreds of villages. (AP Photo/Biswaranjan Rout)
A sample glass of Lake Erie water is photographed near the City of Toledo water intake crib, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, in Lake Erie, about 2.5 miles off the shore of Curtice, Ohio. More tests are needed to ensure that toxins are out of Toledo's water supply, the mayor said Sunday, instructing the 400,000 people in the region to avoid drinking tap water for a second day. Toledo officials issued the warning early Saturday after tests at one treatment plant showed two sample readings for microsystin above the standard for consumption, possibly because of algae on Lake Erie. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)
This aerial photo shows buildings toppled down by a 6.5-magnitude earthquake at the quake's epicenter in the town of Longtoushan in Ludian County of Zhaotong, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Rescuers dug through shattered homes Monday looking for survivors of the strong earthquake in southern China as the death toll rose to hundreds of people, with more than 1,800 injured. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Xue Yubin) NO SALES
Moira Cameron the first female to join the Yeoman Warder guards, commonly known as a Beefeaters, walks past as ceramic poppies are placed as part of an art installation in the dry moat of the Tower of London in London, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. The installation of 888,246 ceramic poppies by ceramic artist Paul Cummins, not pictured, entitled "Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Read" will be unveiled on August 5 to mark the centenary of World War I, with the final one being planted on Armistice Day on November 11. Each poppy represents a British military fatality from World War I. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
On Saturday, football fans came out in droves to meet the 2014 Washington Redskins, which held a Fan Appreciation Day in Richmond, Virginia. (WTOP/Dick Uliano)
Gold medal winner Steven Lewis of England jumps during the pole vault final at Hampden Park Stadium during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, Friday Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
A jumper raises sand during the women's long jump final at Hampden Park Stadium during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, Thursday July 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
A worker begins the task of cleaning up at least an inch of water covering the playing floor at Pauley Pavilion, home of UCLA basketball, after a broken 30-inch water main under nearby Sunset Boulevard caused flooding that inundated several areas of the UCLA campus in the Westwood section of Los Angeles on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Mike Meadows)
A South Korean student displays a message during a rally against the Israeli military operations in Gaza and the West Bank and wishes for peace near the Israeli Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Clowns gather for a group picture during the sixth annual Latin American Clown Congress in Guatemala City, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Clowns from Central America and North America have gathered for four days in the capital city to exchange ideas and attend workshops. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
A Cape and Cowel created by Buff Monster at Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment's Cape/Cowl/Create' event in downtown San Diego - a celebration of the iconic character's 75th anniversary and the upcoming release of "Batman: Arkham Knight", during Comic-Con International 2014 at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego on July 24, 2014 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision for Warner Brothers/AP Images)
Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams was signing autographs for kids at the Tenley-Friendship Library in D.C. on Saturday, June 19.
Participants play in a mud pool during the Boryeong Mud Festival at Daecheon Beach in Boryeong, South Korea, Friday, July 18. The 17th annual mud festival features mud wrestling and mud sliding.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
A man walks past a scaled down model of the new "Godzilla," at Tokyo Midtown in Tokyo Thursday, July 17, 2014. The model is being displayed to mark Hollywood's "Godzilla" remake and the 60th anniversary of the first "Godzilla" movie. "Godzilla," directed by Gareth Edwards, opens in Japan on July 25. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
A man jumps into the ocean as part of the religious celebration of the Virgen del Carmen, in the town of San Juan del Sur, on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Nicaragua's fishing community celebrates the feast day of the Virgen del Carmen, who is worshipped by Catholics as the patron saint of fishermen and sailors. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
In this Friday, July 11, 2014 photo, a child plays with a bucket while standing next to a raft that sits on the Mexican shore of the Suchiate river, that separates Tecun Uman, Guatemala, and Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico. These improvised rafts made of truck inner tubes lashed to wooden boards are in constant use ferrying Central American migrants across the border, on their way to the Unites States. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
Members of the German soccer squad wave to fans after the arrival of the German national soccer team in Berlin Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Germany's World Cup-winning team has returned home from Brazil to celebrate the country's fourth title with huge crowds of fans. The team's Boeing 747 touched down at Berlin's Tegel airport midmorning Tuesday after flying a lap of honor over the "fan mile" in front of the landmark Brandenburg Gate. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
In this Sunday July 13, 2014, photo released by the Oregon Dept. of Forestry, the Moccasin Hill fire burns north of Sprague River and northeast of Klamath Falls, Ore. Lightning struck Oregon more than 6,000 times Sunday and Monday, touching off small fires by the dozens. Such a barrage can be expected to cause numerous "sleeper" or holdover fires in coming days. (AP Photo/Oregon Dept. of Forestry, Dennis Lee)
Bastille Day fireworks explode over the Seine river next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris Monday night, July 14, 2014. Bastille Day commemorates the storming by Parisians of the Bastille prison on July 14, 1789, setting off the French Revolution that toppled King Louis XVI and put an end to monarchy.(AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
Germany's Mario Goetze celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
Germany team celebrate after winning the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Mario Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra time to give Germany its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina on Sunday. (AP Photo/Fabrizio Bensch, Pool)
Stage winner France's Blel Kadri grimaces as he strains during the eighth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 161 kilometers (100 miles) with start in Tomblaine and finish in Gerardmer, France, Saturday, July 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
The pack passes a field with sunflowers during the seventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 234.5 kilometers (145.7 miles) with start in Epernay and finish in Nancy, France, Friday, July 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
A woman adjusts her hair as she poses for a photo next to a public fountain at Lisbon's Rossio square, Thursday, July 10, 2014. The square located in the city centre is an important tourist point surrounded by shops and coffee bar terraces. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
A downed tree lies atop a crushed car Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Philadelphia. About 228,000 homes and businesses across Pennsylvania remain without power after severe thunderstorms raced across the state. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Lightning strikes in the background during the seventh inning of a baseball game between the Colorado Rockies and the San Diego Padres on Monday, July 7, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
A night view of the Redipuglia monument to WWI dead, northeastern Italy, during Verdi's Requiem Mass conducted by Italian Maestro Riccardo Muti (not shown) to mark the 100th anniversary of World War I's outbreak in Europe and honor its millions of war dead, Italy, Sunday, July 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Paolo Giovannini)
Revelers hold up traditional red neckties during the launch of the "Chupinazo" rocket, to celebrate the official opening of the 2014 San Fermin fiestas in Pamplona, Spain, Sunday, July 6, 2014. Revelers from around the world turned out here to kick off the festival with a messy party in the Pamplona town square, one day before the first of eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
Fireworks illuminate the sky over the U.S. Capitol building and the Washington Monument during Fourth of July celebrations. (AP/Evan Vucci)
Doc Rutstein, of Braintree, Mass., waits for the start of a concert at the Hatch Shell on the Esplanade in Boston, Thursday, July 3, 2014. The annual Boston Pops Fourth of July concert was moved up a day because of potential heavy rain ahead of Hurricane Arthur. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
This photo taken on Monday, June 30, 2014, shows a Lou Gehrig signed baseball mitt and autographed picture given to Howard Henderson, who played catch with Gehrig as a boy, at Henderson's Greenwich, Conn., home Monday, June 30, 2104. Gehrig, a Yankee first baseman and a friend of Henderson's songwriter father, visited his home and Henderson visited him when he had ALS. The mitt that was autographed by Gehrig with a hot instrument, will be auctioned in July, expecting to fetch $200,000 to $300,000. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
Andy Murray of Britain walks back to his chair during a game break in their men's singles quarterfinal match against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Wednesday July 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Toby Melville, Pool)
Blake Lewis, 13, of Roseburg, Ore., leaps from the diving board at the Myrtle Creek Swimming Pool in Myrtle Creek, Ore. Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Temperatures in the area reached the mid 90's. (AP Photos/The News-Review, Michael Sullivan)
Demonstrator react to hearing the Supreme Court's decision on the Hobby Lobby case outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 30, 2014. The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
The hands and numbers on the clock at the legislative palace move in reverse in La Paz, Bolivia, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. In the latest symbolic gesture by President Evo Morales government asserting its revolutionary, ėķanti-colonialī nature, Bolivian officials have redone the clock atop Congress. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
Two women share a kiss below the Ribbon Tower in The Park at Worthy Farm in Pilton on the eve of the first day of the 2014 Glastonbury Festival on June 24 in Glastonbury, England. Gates opened today at the Somerset dairy farm that plays host to one of the largest music festivals in the world. Tickets to the event, which is now in its 44th year, sold out in minutes even before any of the headline acts had been confirmed. The festival, which started in 1970 when several hundred hippies paid £1, now attracts more than 175,000 people. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 24: BBC staff and colleagues from other news organisations take part in a one-minute silent protest outside New Broadcasting House against the seven-year jail terms given to three al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt on June 24, 2014 in London, England. A court in Cairo found al-Jazeera's Cairo bureau chief, Mohamed Fahmy, who is Canadian-Egyptian, Egyptian producer Baher Mohamed and Australian correspondent Peter Greste guilty of spreading false news. (Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)
In this 2008 file photo, "Gus," a pedigree Chinese Crested from St. Petersburg, Fla, competes in the 2008 World's Ugliest Dog Contest held at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif. Gus won top pedigree to take home the grand prize. The 25th running of the World's Ugliest Dog contest takes place Friday, June 20, 2014, at the Sonoma County Fair in Petaluma, Calif. (AP Photo/The Press Democrat, Crista Jeremiason)
An unidentified young spectator attempts to catch a foul ball hit to the stands during the second inning of an NCAA baseball College World Series game between Virginia and Mississippi, Sunday, June 15, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Eric Francis)
Stallions fight for their position in the herd in Aschau in the Austrian province of Tyrol. To avoid fights and injuries on the alp, the horses fight their leadership of the herd in a paddock. (AP/Kerstin Joensson)
Soccer fans cheer as they watch Chile's Alexis Sanchez score the first goal of the World Cup match between Chile and Australia in Santiago, Chile. (AP/Luis Hidalgo)
A Brazil soccer fan covered in flowers and his nation's flag cheers inside the FIFA Fan fest area before the start of the World Cup openes between Brazil and Croatia on Copacabana beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, June 12, 2014. After taking the early lead in the opening match of the international soccer tournament, Croatia fell 3-1 to the five-time champion Brazil. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
A Brazil soccer fan watches a screen broadcasting the World Cup opening match between Brazil and Croatia inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, June 12, 2014. After taking the early lead in the opening match of the international soccer tournament, Croatia fell 3-1 to the five-time champion Brazil. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Tourists stand below the Christ the Redeemer statue while it is covered by heavy fog, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, June 11, 2014. The World Cup soccer tournament starts Thursday with Brazil facing Croatia in the opening game. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
A street performer dressed as a Brazilian national soccer team player, balances a ball on his head during his presentation in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The 2014 World Cup is set to begin Thursday, with Brazil and Croatia competing in the opening match in Sao Paulo. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
In this Saturday, June 7, 2014, photo, a man looks at a wooden sculpture that was set on fire during Israel's first Midburn Festival, modeled after the popular Burning Man Festival held annually in Nevada's Black Rock Desert, near the Israeli kibbutz of Sde Boker. Some 3,000 people set up a colorful encampment in the dusty moonscape, swinging from hoops by day and burning giant wooden sculptures by night. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Posters supporting California Chrome's bid for the Triple Crown litter the ground at the conclusion of the 2014 Belmont Stakes. (AP)
Tens of thousands of people attend a candlelight vigil at Victoria Park in Hong Kong Wednesday June 4, 2014, to mark the 25th anniversary of the June 4th Chinese military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Beijing. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Women protest with mouths painted on them, demanding better salaries and labor conditions in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, June 3, 2014. The protest was against the money being spent on the upcoming World Cup, which demonstrators say would have been better used on education. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Supporters of Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the nation's former military chief, let off fire works during a celebrations at Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, June 3, 2014. El-Sissi was officially declared the next president Tuesday, winning elections to replace the Islamist leader he removed from the post last year. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
General view of the the Brazilian National Congress building, decorated with green and yellow light, the colors of Brazil, in honor of FIFA World Cup, in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, June 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Spain's Rafael Nadal shakes the sweat off his head after winning his fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Dusan Lajovic at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Monday, June 2, 2014. Nadal won in three sets 6-1, 6-2, 6-1. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
Couples dance during the XII Viennese Ball in the Gostinyi Dvor (Merchant Yard) in Moscow, Russia, late Saturday, May 31, 2014. The Viennese Ball has been held in Moscow since 2003 and starts every year with an opening dance ceremony by over 100 debutantes. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
A shadow of a protester is seen in front of a mock tank as the protester symbolizes the man blocking a line of tanks at the 1989 pro-democracy movement in Beijing as thousands of Hong Kong people march on a downtown street in Hong Kong Sunday, June 1, 2014, to mark the 25th anniversary of China's bloody crackdown on Tiananmen Square on June 4, ahead of a much larger annual candlelight vigil. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
A supporter of Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga's Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party wears a head-dress made of oranges, the party's color, as she attends a rally to welcome Odinga back to the country, in downtown Nairobi, Kenya Saturday, May 31, 2014. Odinga, who narrowly lost the last election to current President Uhuru Kenyatta, returned to Kenya Saturday following a three month sabbatical in the United States, and his arrival was greeted by tens of thousands of his supporters at a rally in downtown Nairobi. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
A sub-Saharan migrant sits on top of a pole set in a metallic fence that divides Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, early in the morning on Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Several hundred African migrants have charged a barbed-wire border fence in Spain's North African enclave of Melilla with many managing to get across while dozens of others were beaten back by Moroccan and Spanish police. During the pre-dawn border storming Wednesday, cries of pain and noises of people being hit could be heard as police from both sides tried to prevent dozens of the sub-Saharan migrants from entering the city from Morocco. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)
A bolt of lightning strikes during a delayed start of a baseball game between Washington Nationals and the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Arizona Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock gets gum thrown on him after hitting a two-run walk off home run in the ninth inning during a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Monday, May 26, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
Driver Jimmie Johnson, center, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup series Coca-Cola 600 auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Concord, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
France's Kevin Staut on For Joy Van'T Zorgvliet Hdc takes part in the Nation Cup at the Grand Prix competition at Rome's Piazza di Siena International Horse Show, Friday, May 23. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Army Col. Matthew Rasmussen, of the Army Military District of Washington, wipes tears from his eyes while visiting the grave of Army Staff Sgt. Richard Tieman, 28, of Waynesboro, Pa., as he and members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, also known as The Old Guard, places flags at grave sites at Arlington National Cemetery as part of the annual "Flags-In" ceremony in preparation for Memorial Day, Thursday, May 22, 2014, at the cemetery in Arlington, Va. Tieman died May 18, 2010, in Kabul, Afghanistan of wounds suffered in a suicide car bombing. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
A boy plays on a street decorated for the upcoming World Cup in Manaus, Brazil, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Manaus is one of the host cities for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
President Barack Obama stops to greet tourists during his surprise walk across the ellipse in Washington as they head towards the Dept. of Interior, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Obama decided to walk to the Department of the Interior to sign a proclamation regarding the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
A small monkey sits atop the head of a woman in the Tatuyo indigenous community near Manaus, Brazil, Monday, May 19. Manaus is one of the host cities for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
A couple sticks their heads out of holes while taking a photograph at a public park in Tokyo, Monday, May 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
George E.C. Hayes, left, Thurgood Marshall, center, and James M. Nabrit pose outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. on May 17, 1954. The three lawyers led the fight for abolition of segregation in public schools before the Supreme Court, which ruled today that segregation is unconstitutional. (AP Photo)
Spectators watch the 528-foot, $165 million Nova Star ferry leave Portland, Maine on its maiden voyage to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, Thursday night, May 15, 2014. (Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
A wildfire burns near a home on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, in San Marcos, Calif. Flames engulfed suburban homes and shot up along canyon ridges in one of the worst of several blazes that broke out Wednesday in Southern California during a second day of a sweltering heat wave, taxing fire crews who fear the scattered fires mark only the beginning of a long wildfire season. (AP Photo)
President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to former Army Sgt. Kyle J. White during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. White is a former Army sergeant who saved a fellow soldier's life and helped secure the evacuation of other wounded Americans while under persistent fire during a 2007 ambush in Afghanistan. White is the seventh living recipient to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan. (AP Photo)
A freshman midshipman, known as a "plebe," crawls through a muddy trench underneath barbed wire during Sea Trials, a day of physical and mental challenges that caps off the freshman year at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., Tuesday, May 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Iraqi policemen stand near burning vehicles moments after one in a series of bombs hit the Shiite stronghold of Sadr City, in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. A wave of car bombings in mainly Shiite areas of Baghdad killed tens on Tuesday, officials said. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
Visitors line up for tickets which are distributed on a first-come basis at the Washington Monument in Washington, Monday, May 12, 2014, ahead of a ceremony to celebrate its re-opening. The monument, which sustained damage from an earthquake in August 2011, is reopening to the public today. (AP Photo)
Snow covers spring flowers in Denver on Monday, May 12, 2014. A spring storm that has brought over a foot of snow to parts of Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska and thunderstorms and tornadoes to the Midwest was slowing down travelers and left some without power Monday morning. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
A participant sits in his self-made aircraft flying in front of the International Commerce Centre (ICC) at the Red Bull Flugtag (flight day) competition in Hong Kong, Sunday, May 11, 2014. Participants went into the air with home-made human-powered flying machines. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Senior class president Nicole A. Tinson takes a selfie with first lady Michelle Obama during Dillard University's commencement ceremony in New Orleans, Saturday, May 10. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)
Poodle Farinelli gives back a kiss to its owner Anja Trinks before the contest at the dog show in Dortmund, Germany, Friday, May 9. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
An athlete dives from Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series platform during a training session in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, May 8, 2014. The first competition of the 2014 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series Championship will be on Saturday May 10, when the world's best cliff divers will jump from the 27-metre platform positioned on the historic Morro Castle in Havana. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Thousands of spider webs stretch across fields of grass at sunset on a farm in Nugee in the Victorian High Country, 91 miles southeast of Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, May 8, 2014.(AP Photo/Rob Griffith)
A graffiti is painted on a fence around the construction site of the new headquarters of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, May 7, 2014. The ECB is supposed to move into the building by the end of 2014. The Governing Council of the ECB will meet on Thursday. The graffiti was created by German street artist 'Case'. He painted a repetition of 16 Pinocchio's puppets on the wood panels surrounding the construction site of the new headquarters of the European Central Bank. The bank allowed artists to spray graffitis on the fence around the ECB during the construction period. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
A bouquet of flowers is placed atop the burnt out shell of a car at a location where clashes between pro Russia gunmen and the Ukrainian army took place, four kilometers (2.5 miles) north of Slovyansk, Ukraine, Wednesday, May 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)
A tactical missile launcher 'Tochka' travels past the State Hermitage museum after a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade at Dvortsovaya (Palace) Square in St Petersburg, Russia, Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Victory Day, marking the defeat of Nazi Germany, is Russia's most important secular holiday celebrated on May 9. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
An Indian election worker walks with a voting machine on his way to a nearby polling station on the eve of the eighth phase of voting of the Indian parliamentary elections in Leh, India, Tuesday, May 6, 2014. The multiphase voting across the country runs until May 12, with results for the 543-seat lower house of parliament expected on May 16. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
The Space Needle and downtown Seattle are viewed from a waist gunner window of a Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" bomber Monday, May 5, 2014, as it flies over Seattle. The recreated model of the "Memphis Belle" World War II airplane will be available for paid rides and donation-based ground tours on May 10-11, 2014 at the Renton Municipal Airport in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Colorful carp streamers flutter in the air over the Sagami River in Sagamihara, west of Tokyo, Monday, May 5, 2014 to mark Children's Day national holiday. It is a tradition in Japan to fly carp streamers on the Children's Day. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
A supporter wearing a hat covered with stickers cheers at a final African National Congress (ANC) election rally in the Soweto township of Johannesburg, South Africa Sunday May 4, 2014. South African political parties held final campaign rallies Sunday ahead of elections on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 that are likely to see the ruling ANC return to power with a smaller majority due to voters disaffected by corruption in government and economic inequality. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
Victor Espinoza celebrates after riding California Chrome to victory during the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 3, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Kentucky Derby entrant Uncle Sigh grazes after a morning workout at Churchill Downs Friday, May 2, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A pair of fighters from Denmark, right, and the U.S. left, compete during a Medieval Combat World Championship tournament in Belmonte, Spain, Thursday, May 1, 2014. The Championship recreates the medieval culture and it takes place from May 1 till May 4 in the Castle of Belmonte. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
Jiang Tianyi of Hong Kong watches the ball during his round robin match of the World Team Table Tennis Championships against Andrej Gacina of Croatia in Tokyo, Tuesday, April 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Two men stand in front of a destroyed house in Mayflower, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014, after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. A tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left at least 17 dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
Christ the Redeemer statue seen from Santa Marta slum as surrounded by clouds, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, April 27, 2014. The Christ the Redeemer statue was considered the largest Art Deco statue in the world from 1931 until 2010, when it was topped by the Christ the King statue in Poland. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Over one thousand residents of Venice participate in composing this living rosebud in St. Mark square in Venice, on occasion of the "Festa del Bocolo", a tradition dating back to the Middle Age. (AP/Sebastiano Casellati)
President Barack Obama and ASIMO, an acronym for Advanced Step in Innovative MObility, bow to each other during a youth science event at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, known as the Miraikan, in Tokyo, Thursday, April 24, 2014. Showing solidarity with Japan, Obama affirmed Thursday that the U.S. would be obligated to defend Tokyo in a confrontation with Beijing over a set of disputed islands, but urged all sides to resolve the long-running dispute peacefully. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Ukrainian troops take position next to burning tires at a pro Russian checkpoint following an attack by Ukrainian troops outside in Slovyansk, Ukraine, Thursday, April 24, 2014. Ukrainian government troops moved against pro-Russia forces in the east of the country on Thursday and killed at least two of them in clashes at checkpoints manned by the insurgents, the government and insurgents said. Russian President Vladimir Putin decried what he described as a "punitive operation." Read more about the latest developments from Ukraine.(AP Photo/Mika Velikovskiy)
Marion Lotout, of France, competes during the pole vault at the Drake Relays athletics meet, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in West Des Moines, Iowa. The event was held in the Jordan Creek Town Center shopping mall. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Tulips bloom in front of the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. The annual burst of color around the Nation's Capital is a sure sign that spring has finally arrived. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
Washington Wizards guard John Wall, left, and Bradley Beal celebrate the Wizards' 101-99 win as Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich walks off the court after missing two free throws during the overtime period of Game 2 in an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
President Barack Obama makes a face as he reads "Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak, during the White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House is Washington, Monday, April 21, 2014. Thousands of children are gathered at the White House for the annual Easter Egg Roll. This year's event features live music, cooking stations, storytelling, and of course, some Easter egg rolling. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Boston Marathon bombing hero Carlos Arredondo waves to the crowd as he walks onto the field at Fenway Park during ceremonies marking the one-year anniversary of the bombing before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles in Boston, Sunday, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Traditionally Catholic Poles bring baskets containing mainly an egg, bread, salt, pepper, sausage, horseradish and butter to churches to be blessed on Holy Saturday, the day before Easter Sunday. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Actor Kevin Spacey, left, performs with singers James Taylor and Sting, right, at the 25th Anniversary Rainforest Fund benefit concert at Carnegie Hall on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
A girl poses in a sea of tulips at Keukenhof , in Lisse, near Amsterdam, Netherlands, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Keukenhof, one of the best known international attractions, is a showcase of the Dutch floricultural industry, with a special emphasis on flowering bulbs. Keukenhof is open from March 20 till May 18 2014, and is expected to attract over 800,000 visitors, admiring over 7 millions flowers. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Air Force One with President Barack Obama aboard arrives at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, after returning from a trip to Pennsylvania. Emphasizing skills training as key to a growing middle class, Obama on Wednesday announced $600 million in competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs to help people land good-paying jobs. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
The family of 2013 Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard, from left, mother Denise, brother Henry, and father Bill Richard, place their hands over their hearts as they stand with former Boston Mayor Tom Menino, right, during a tribute in honor of the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in Boston. At left is a Mass. State Trooper. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
A WWII veteran sits at a table during a celebration of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Simferopol, Crimea, Sunday, April 13, 2014. On Sunday, residents of Simferopol mark the 70th anniversary of liberation of Simferopol from German troops during World War II. (AP Photo/Andrew Lubimov)
An out of control forest fire destroys homes in the city of Valparaiso, Chile, Sunday April 13, 2014. Authorities say the forest fire has destroyed at least 150 homes and is forcing evacuations. ( AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)
Soldiers bow their heads during a memorial ceremony for shooting victims, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Fort Hood, Texas. The shooting rampage left four dead and more than a dozen injured. President Barack Obama is reprising his role as chief comforter as he returns once again to a grief-stricken corner of America to mourn with the families of those killed last week at Fort Hood and offer solace to the nation. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Communist lawmakers scuffle with right-wing Svoboda (Freedom) Party lawmakers during a parliament session of Verkhovna Rada, the Ukrainian parliament, in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, April 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Vladimir Strumkovsky)
Connecticut players celebrate after their 60-54 victory over Kentucky in the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game Monday, April 7, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Visitors to the Holi Festival of Colours throw special colored powders in the air in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, April 6, 2014. The festival is fashioned after the Hindu spring festival Holi, which is mainly celebrated in the north and east of India. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
A robot of a German team, left, plays the ball besides a British team robot in the Kids League at the RoboCup German Open 2014 in Magdeburg, Germany, Thursday, April 3, 2014. 44 international RoboCup Major League teams from 12 countries demonstrate the state-of-the-art competitions in soccer, rescue and service robots. The RoboCup German Open takes place from April 3 to April 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
Washington Wizards guards John Wall, left, and Bradley Beal celebrate after an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Washington. The Wizards won 118-92, and clinched a playoff berth. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
George Uhl of Sterling Heights, Mich., is made up to look like a baseball before a baseball game between the Detroit Tigers and the Kansas City Royals in Detroit, Monday, March 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws in the first inning of an baseball game against the New York Mets on opening day at Citi Field, Monday, March 31, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
The New Zealand rugby team dance after winning the Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament against England in Hong Kong, Sunday, March 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Thai anti-government protesters fill the street during a mass rally in Bangkok, Thailand on Saturday, March 29, 2014. (Apichart Weerawong/Associated Press )
US President Barack Obama meets with Pope Francis, Thursday, March 27, 2014 at the Vatican. Obama called himself a "great admirer" of Pope Francis as he sat down at the Vatican Thursday with the pontiff he considers a kindred spirit on issues of economic inequality. Their historic first meeting comes as Obama's administration and the church remain deeply split on issues of abortion and contraception. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Wind-driven waves come ashore in Scituate, Mass., Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Cape Cod and the islands were expected to bear the brunt of the spring storm that struck full force Wednesday. The storm could drop up to 10 inches of snow. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
A searcher uses a small boat to look through debris from a deadly mudslide Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Oso, Wash. At least 14 people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and homes were destroyed. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
This combination of images provided by NASA shows the Oso, Wash. area on Jan. 18, 2014, top, and the same area on March 23, 2014, bottom, after a March 22 landslide sent muddy debris spilling across the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River. The debris engulfed numerous homes, resulting in the deaths of at least 14 people. (AP Photo/NASA)
A search dog roams and sniffs through the debris field caused by a massive mudslide on Saturday, above the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River onto Highway 530, as recovery efforts continue near Oso, Wash., on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. A scientist working for the government had warned 15 years ago about the potential for a catastrophic landslide in the community where the collapse of a rain-soaked hillside over the weekend killed at least 14 people and left scores missing. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Marcus Yam)
A damaged home sits in the debris field caused by Saturday's massive mudslide above the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River onto Highway 530, as recovery efforts continue near Oso, Wash., on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. A scientist working for the government had warned 15 years ago about the potential for a catastrophic landslide in the community where the collapse of a rain-soaked hillside over the weekend killed at least 14 people and left scores missing. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Marcus Yam)
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