Today In Pictures: Oct. 17, 2011

An ultra-orthodox Jewish man wears two hats as he attends a blessing of the Cohanim Priestly caste during the Jewish holiday of Sukkot in front of the Western Wall, in Jerusalem’s Old City, Oct. 16, 2011. (Sebastian Scheiner/AP Photo)


“You will not steal our dreams” is written on the palm of a woman’s hand as she raises it skywards during a protest in Sanaa, Oct. 17, 2011, by pro-democracy women demanding the fall of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh. (Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images)


President Barack Obama, left, stretches over a fence to shake hands with people after speaking at the Asheville Regional Airport in Fletcher, N.C., Oct. 17, 2011 during the first day of his three-day American Jobs Act bus tour to discuss jobs and the economy. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)


The “Stone of Hope” sculpture is seen during the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Oct. 16, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)


Members of the Women’s Ordination Conference group stage a protest in front of St. Peter’s Basilica, in Rome, Oct. 17, 2011. A U.S. Catholic priest who supports ordination for women has been detained by police after marching to the Vatican to press the Holy See to lift its ban on women priests. (Andrew Medichini/AP Photo)


The Rena, at back, grounded Oct. 5 on the Astrolabe reef 14 miles from Tauranga Harbour on New Zealand’s North Island, now has a crack the width of the haul, Oct. 17, 2011. Salvage crews are rushing to recover as much fuel oil as they can before the arrival of bad weather. (Alan Gibson/New Zealand Herald/AP Photo)


Tents are pitched in front of St Paul’s Cathedral on the third day of a protest to occupy the London Stock Exchange, Oct. 17, 2011 in London. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)


A sheep colored for identification is held by an Afghan boy in a livestock market in Kabul, Afghanistan, Oct. 17, 2011. (Muhammed Muheisen/AP Photo)







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