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  • Today in Pictures: Aug. 30, 2012

    Onlookers watch as a fire spreads through housing facilities in Ciovo, Croatia, Aug. 29, 2012. Croatia's holiday industry is under wildfire threat and is suffering heavy losses as foreign visitors flee discomfort caused by unending wildfires. While many of the blazes ravaging the Dalmatian mountains have been contained, fires burning in central Croatia are still out of control.
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    Sol Grosskopf of Wisconsin, right, poses for a photograph as he arrives for the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla., Aug. 29, 2012.
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    Thai masseuses perform mass massaging at a sport arena on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand, Aug. 30, 2012. Thailand has long been known as the massage capital of the world. Now, it has a Guinness World Record to prove it when some 641 massage therapists mass-massaged 641 people simultaneously for 12 minutes to win the honor.
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    China's Wei Yanpeng competes in the Men's 100m Butterfly S8 category at the 2012 Paralympics Olympics, Aug. 30, 2012, in London.
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    Indian residents stand by the remains of their house burnt by rioters in Kharabari Charak Math village, Assam, India, Aug. 29, 2012. The state has been simmering with tension since riots broke out between ethnic Bodos and Muslim settlers in late July. The violence has killed at least 90 people so far, and 400,000 have found shelter in government relief camps.
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    Guests lay out their dinner table at the Art Science Museum of the Marina Bay Sands, Aug. 30, 2012 in Singapore. Diner en Blanc (White Dinner) made its Asian debut in Singapore. The 888 guests are expected to dress in only white and bring their own food, tables and chairs for a fine dining flash mob style gathering in a secret location made known to them only minutes before the event.
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    A Chinese man takes photos with his camera phone from behind curtains before a welcome ceremony for German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Aug. 30, 2012.
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    Artists paint as they attend a demonstration organized by the Association of Parents for Disappeared Persons to mark the International Day of the Disappeared, Aug. 30, 2012 in Srinagar, India. This year International Disappearance Day saw artists from the region participating in day-long silent protests.
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    An opposition fighter carries the body of his brother and comrade, who was killed during conflict in Syria's northern city of Aleppo, amid heavy street fighting between opposition and government forces, Aug. 29, 2012. The battle for Aleppo, Syria's second largest city, has lasted for over a month, with the army unable to dislodge the rebels.
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    Rescue workers transport residents trapped by rising water from Hurricane Isaac in the River Forest subdivision, Aug. 29, 2012 in LaPlace, La. The large Level 1 hurricane slowly moved across southeast Louisiana, dumping huge amounts of rain and knocking out power to Louisianans in scattered parts of the state.
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