Today In Pictures: Sept. 2, 2011

Chilean couples kiss during a demonstration demanding structural changes in the educational sector in downtown Santiago, Chile, Sept. 1, 2011. Around a hundred couples of students gathered for the singular protest as part as the three-month campaign calling for better quality and free education. (Roberto Candia/AP Photo)


Smoke fills the sky surrounding the area of a drug disposal operation in Villa Hayes, Paraguay, Sept. 1, 2011. Nearly 1,000 pounds of cocaine were thrown into an incinerator Thursday in the city northwest of Asuncion. The cocaine was confiscated from drug traffickers by Paraguay’s anti-drug officers. (Jorge Saenz/AP Photo)


A U.S. soldier’s helmet lies on a mountaintop position, Sept. 2, 2011 at Observation Post Mustang in Kunar Province, Afghanistan. The area, in northeastern Afghanistan near the Pakistan border, is a major infiltration route by Taliban fighters coming across from Pakistan and has seen some of the heaviest fighting of the war. (John Moore/Getty Images)


Students leave school early to prepare for an approaching typhoon, Sept. 2, 2011, in Himeji, Japan. Typhoon Talas is expected to make landfall on Shikoku Island later in the day and the Japan Meteorological Agency has issued heavy rain warnings to a wide area. (Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)


A boy shows his skills as he plays basketball with friends in Alytus, Lithuania, Sept. 2, 2011. Basketball is the most popular and the most successful team sport in Lithuania. (Petros Giannakouris/AP Photo)


Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens, center, and his attorney Rusty Hardin, arrive at federal court in Washington, Sept. 2, 2011. Clemens was due in court to find out whether he’ll face a second trial on charges that he lied about using performance-enhancing drugs. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)


Road and building damage along Rt. 156, caused by Tropical Storm Irene in The Town of Berne, N.Y., Sept.1, 2011. Utility companies continue to bring New York electricity customers back on line, but almost 182,000 are still blacked out four days after Irene pounded the state with drenching rains and high winds. (Hans Pennink/AP Photo)


The Royal Air Force Red Arrows perform the “Gypo Split” maneuver during their first public aerobatic display since the tragic death of team member Flt. Lt. Jon Egging, Sept. 2, 2011 in Chatsworth, England. The Red Arrows dedicated the display to Egging whose Hawk jet crashed on Aug. 20th during a performance at Bournemouth. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)


A body border rides a high wave at The Wedge, Sept. 1, 2011 in Newport Beach, Calif. Waves measuring up to 20 feet pounded the beach as a winter storm off the coasts of Australia and New Zealand brought unusually high surf to Southern California beaches. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)