Today In Pictures: Sept. 6, 2011

Pfc. Brayden Pantajja, 23, of Moscow, Idaho, right, with the U.S. Army’s Bravo Company of the 25th Infantry Division, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment based in Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, lights a cigarette after hiking up to start a two day shift at Observation Post Coleman, Sept. 4, 2011, in Kunar province, Afghanistan. (David Goldman/AP Photo)


A Kashmiri fisherman casts his net as the sun sets over the Dal Lake in Srinagar, India, Sept. 6, 2011. (Dar Yasin/AP Photo)


Firefighters from around the state battle a large wildfire on Highway 71 near Smithville, Texas, Sept. 5, 2011. A roaring wildfire raced unchecked through rain-starved farm and ranchland in Texas, destroying nearly 500 homes during a rapid advance fanned in part by howling winds from the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee. (Erich Schlegel/AP Photo)


A woman screams as US President Barack Obama greets attendees after speaking at Labor Day celebrations, Sept. 5, 2011 outside General Motor’s world headquarters in Detroit. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)


Shane Bloom, 17, second left, of Seal Beach, Calif. touches steel from the World Trade Center with fellow members of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps during a 10th Anniversary Remembrance of 9/11 display at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, Calif., Sept. 5, 2011. (Jason Redmond/AP Photo)


Tennis fans sit in the rain in the upper deck of Arthur Ashe Stadium as bad weather delays the start of play at the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York, Sept. 6, 2011. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)


A young boy jumps from a tower into Ammersee Lake in Utting, Germany, Sept. 6, 2011, during a blast of late summer warm weather. (Matthias Schrader/AP Photo)


A reveler dances during the West Indian-American Day Parade, Sept. 5, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. More than 2 million spectators were expected to attend the celebration of Caribbean culture. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)






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