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  • The Ferguson forum attendants were asked to lower their heads for prayer prior to the start on on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 at the Guild Theater in Sacramento, Calif. Members of the community were invited to join a forum on Ferguson hosted by Mayor Kevin Johnson, the NAACP, and the Sacramento Police Department.
    Andrew Seng | aseng@sacbee.com
  • Sacramento Republic FC defender Emrah Klimenta (23) is mobbed on the sideline by teammates midfielder Ivan Mirkovi (18) left, defender Mickey Daly (21), and forward Justin Braun (17) right, as they celebrate his goal against the Wilmington Hammerheads FC on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 to put his team ahead 2-0. See a Gallery here.
    Hector Amezcua | hamezcua@sacbee.com
  • Members of the community were invited to join a forum on Ferguson hosted by Mayor Kevin Johnson, the NAACP, and the Sacramento Police Department on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 at the Guild Theater in Sacramento, Calif.
    Andrew Seng | aseng@sacbee.com
  • APTOPIX Amercians Ebola
    Ebola victim Dr. Kent Brantly stands with his wife, Amber, during a news conference after being released from Emory University Hospital, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Atlanta. Another American aid worker, Nancy Writebol, who was also infected with the Ebola virus, was released from the hospital Tuesday.
    John Bazemore | AP
  • APTOPIX Serbia Daily Life
    A visitor takes a picture during the Dinosaurs exhibition in Belgrade, Serbia, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. ''Dino Park" has been opened at Belgrade’s Kalemegdan Fortress.
    Darko Vojinovic | AP
  • APTOPIX Police Shooting Missouri
    In this photo taken with a long exposure, protesters march in the street as lightning flashes in the distance in Ferguson, Mo., on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. On Aug. 9, a white police officer fatally shot unarmed Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old, in the St. Louis suburb.
    Jeff Roberson | AP
  • APTOPIX Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Palestinians gather around the rubble of a destroyed house following Israeli strikes in the Rafah refugee camp, Southern Gaza Strip, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.
    Khalil Hamra | AP
  • APTOPIX Britain Zoo Annual Weigh
    A squirrel monkey looks into the camera during a photocall at London Zoo, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. The Zoo held it's annual weigh-in where the vital statistics of animals were taken in an aid for keepers to detect pregnancies and check the animals general wellbeing.
    Kirsty Wigglesworth | AP
  • APTOPIX India Daily Life
    An Indian woman plants rice saplings at a paddy field after monsoon rains on the outskirts of Puri, Orissa, India, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. The annual monsoon season, which runs from June through September, is vital for the largely agrarian economies of South Asia.
    Biswaranjan Rout | AP
  • APTOPIX India Hindu Festival
    Hindu women belonging to the Dogra community swing a child as part of a ritual as they pray for the long life of their sons during the "Bacch Dua" festival in Jammu, India, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.
    Channi Anand | AP
  • APTOPIX India Daily Life
    A Indian laborer pulls a cart heavily loaded with goods while others assist him as they make their way through a crowded street in the old city area of New Delhi, India, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.
    Bernat Armangue | AP
  • APTOPIX Perry
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, that he would be open to sending U.S. combat forces to Iraq to fight the deadly Islamic State after its attacks on a Christian minority and the beheading of an American journalist.
    Manuel Balce Ceneta | AP
  • APTOPIX Obama Vacation
    President Barack Obama, left, maneuvers his golf cart while golfing at Farm Neck Golf Club, in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. Obama is vacationing on the island.
    Steven Senne | AP
  • APTOPIX Indians Twins Baseball
    Minnesota Twins' Oswaldo Arcia, right, gives an elbow bump to Kennys Vargas as a ball boy, center, waits his turn after Vargas hit a solo home run off Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Minneapolis.
    Jim Mone | AP
  • RB_Barber_Shop_verdict
    Defendant Lewis Mitchell takes off his shirt and tie following the reading of his verdict in Sacramento Superior Court in Sacramento on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. Verdict in the trial of four men accused of murder in the death of Monique Roxanne Nelson, 30, who died shielding her 4-year-old son during a shootout and a Sacramento barbershop in 2010. Mitchell was found guilty of first degree murder and several other related charges in the case. He removed his shirt in a grandiose display after the verdict was read.
    Randall Benton | rbenton@sacbee.com
  • RB_Barber_Shop_verdict
    Defendant Lonnie Mitchell grimaces as he hears the verdicts read aloud in Sacramento Superior Court in Sacramento on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. Verdict in the trial of four men accused of murder in the death of Monique Roxanne Nelson, 30, who died shielding her 4-year-old son during a shootout and a Sacramento barbershop in 2010. Mitchell was found guilty of first degree murder and several other related charges in the case.
    Randall Benton | rbenton@sacbee.com
  • APTOPIX Journalist Slain
    After speaking with U.S. President Barack Obama by phone, John and Diane Foley talk to reporters, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, outside their home in Rochester, N.H. Their son James Foley was abducted in November 2012 while covering the Syrian conflict. Islamic militants posted a video showing his murder on Tuesday and said they killed him because the U.S. had launched airstrikes in northern Iraq.
    Jim Cole | AP
  • APTOPIX Obama Slain Journalist
    U.S. President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about the killing of journalist James Foley in Syria during a statement in Edgartown, Mass., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. The president said the U.S. will continue to confront Islamic State extremists despite Foley's brutal murder. Obama said he spoke Wednesday with Foley's family and offered condolences.
    Jacquelyn Martin | AP
  • APTOPIX Police Shooting Missouri
    A man is moved by a line of police as authorities disperse a protest in Ferguson, Mo. early Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. On Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, a white police officer fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, in the St. Louis suburb.
    Charlie Riedel | AP
  • APTOPIX Holder Police Shooting Missouri
    Attorney General Eric Holder participates in closed door meeting with students at St. Louis Community College Florissant Valley, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. Holder arrived in Missouri on Wednesday, a small group of protesters gathered outside the building where a grand jury could begin hearing evidence to determine whether a Ferguson police officer who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown should be charged in his death.
    Pablo Martinez Monsivais | AP
  • APTOPIX California Wildfires
    A structure burns along Highway 41 in Oakhurst, Calif., Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. One of several wildfires burning across California prompted the evacuation of hundreds of people in a central California foothill community near Yosemite National Park, authorities said.
    Eric Paul Zamora | AP
  • APTOPIX Peru Cat Hospice
    In this Aug. 2, 2014 photo, a group of sick cats rest in Maria Torero's hospice for felines suffering from Leukemia, at her home in Lima, Peru. She estimates she spends about $1,785 a month to care for them, half of that from donations and the other half from her job as a private nurse.
    Martin Mejia | AP
  • APTOPIX Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Palestinian women look outside from the window of their destroyed house, following late night Israeli strikes in Gaza City on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.
    Khalil Hamra | AP
  • APTOPIX China Daily Life
    A Chinese man rows a makeshift raft to evacuate a pig from a flooded village in Lishui in east China's Zhejiang province Wednesday Aug. 20, 2014.
    Uncredited | AP
  • APTOPIX Arizona Flooding
    Tucson Fire Department personnel use a ladder truck to rescue a woman from a car stranded in rising flood waters in east Tucson, Ariz., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.
    Kelly Presnell | AP
  • APTOPIX Connecticut Daily Life
    UConn students from Storrs, Conn., Gary Tu, Danny Wang and Victor Zheng, fish at Shenipsit Lake in Tolland, Conn. during sunset on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.
    Jim Michaud | AP
  • APTOPIX Giants Cubs Baseball
    Chicago Cub backup catcher John Baker, center, plays his guitar during a rain delay at Wrigley Field during the fifth inning of a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Chicago.
    Jeff Haynes | AP
  • APTOPIX Tigers Rays Baseball
    A bird takes flight as Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Jeff Beliveau delivers to the Detroit Tigers during the 11th inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla.
    Chris O'Meara | AP
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