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  • An inmate fighting the King Fire takes a knee as he and other crew members keep watch on a back fire to protect a home in Swansboro Country near Placerville on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014.
    Hector Amezcua | hamezcua@sacbee.com
  • An El Dorado County murder trial was abruptly interrupted Tuesday morning when the defendant, Todd Winkler, left, erupted, screaming at the deputy district attorney Lisette Suder during her opening statements on Tuesday September 23, 2014 in Placerville, Calif. At right helping restrain Winkler with a bailiff is defense attorney David Weiner, right. "You do not speak truth. You only want to destroy!" screamed Winkler, 47, as he began to rise in his chair.
    Renee C. Byer | rbyer@sacbee.com
  • APTOPIX India Floods
    An Indian villager carrying his goat on his shoulder walks through a flooded road at the Chaygaon village in Kamrup district of northeastern Assam state, India, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. Landslides and flash floods triggered by two days of heavy rain have killed at least 28 people in India's remote northeast, officials said Tuesday.
    Anupam Nath | AP
  • APTOPIX Pakistan
    A veiled supporter of Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan listens to a speech from her leader during an anti government protest outside the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. Anti-government protesters led by opposition politicians Khan and Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri converged on the capital in mid-August, demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ouster over alleged fraud in last year's election.
    Anjum Naveed | AP
  • APTOPIX Britain Ryder Cup Golf
    US team captain Tom Watson holds the Ryder Cup trophy ahead of the Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014.
    Peter Morrison | AP
  • APTOPIX Mideast Syria US Airstrikes
    In this photo released by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea launches a Tomahawk cruise missile at Islamic State group positions in Syria as seen from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush in the Arabian Gulf on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. Syria said Tuesday that Washington informed President Bashar Assad's government of imminent U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State group, hours before an American-led military coalition pounded the extremists' strongholds across northern and eastern Syria.
    MC1 Eric Garst | AP
  • APTOPIX South Korea Asian Games Judo
    Team South Korea's poses for a selfie after winning the men's Judo team gold at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014.
    Eugene Hoshiko | AP
  • APTOPIX Pirates Braves Baseball
    A ball off the bat of Atlanta Braves' Christian Bethancourt falls just out of reach of Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Neil Walker (18) for a base hit in the second inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in Atlanta.
    John Bazemore | AP
  • APTOPIX Britain Ryder Cup Golf
    Bubba Watson of the US plays out of a bunker onto the 12th fairway during a practice round ahead of the Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014.
    Peter Morrison | AP
  • APTOPIX Paris Fashion Week Christine Phung
    A model presents a creation for French fashion designer Christine Phung's Spring-Summer 2015 ready-to-wear fashion collection presented in Paris, France, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014.
    Michel Euler | AP
  • APTOPIX India UN Climate Summit
    A crow sits on a dead tree and smoke emits from the chimney of a factory as the sun sets in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon is challenging more than 100 world leaders at a climate summit to set a new course for a warming world and reverse the rise of heat-trapping gases.
    Altaf Qadri | AP
  • APTOPIX Kazakhstan Russia Space
    An old tossed out scales is scattered in a field as Russia's Soyuz-FG booster rocket with the space capsule Soyuz TMA-14M that will carry a new crew to the International Space Station (ISS) is transported from hangar to the launch pad at the Russian leased Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. U.S. astronaut Barry Wilmore, and Russian cosmonauts Alexander Samokutyaev and Elena Serova are the next crew scheduled to travel to the International Space Station on Sept. 26.
    Pavel Golovkin | AP
  • APTOPIX Spain Cycling Road Worlds
    Defending champion Ellen van Dijk of The Netherlands competes in pouring rain to take a seventh place in the women's individual time trial event over 29.5 kilometers (18.3 miles) at the Road Cycling World Championships in Ponferrada, north-western Spain, Tuesday Sept. 23, 2014.
    Daniel Ochoa de Olza | AP
  • APTOPIX South Korea Asian Games Synchronized Swimming
    Kazakhstan's synchronized swim team perform their team free combination routine at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014.
    Rob Griffith | AP
  • Wharf Fire
    Los Angeles firefighters watch as smoke from a dock fire continues to rise as a fire boat sprays the underside of wooden pier timbers at the Port of Los Angeles in the Wilmington section of Los Angeles on Tuesday, Sept 23, 2014. The fire that forced evacuations from the wharf continues to smolder but officials say it's under control. Nearly 12 hours after starting, the blaze is sending up huge plumes of smoke that is drifting over Los Angeles Harbor early Tuesday.
    Brad Graverson | AP
  • APTOPIX Obama Clinton
    A silhouetted President Barack Obama waves after speaking at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. Obama is in New York for three days of talks with foreign leaders at the annual United Nations General Assembly.
    Pablo Martinez Monsivais | AP
  • APTOPIX Turkey Syria Refugees
    Thousands of Syrian refugees, mostly tired and devastated, enter Turkey at Yumurtalik crossing gate near Suruc, Turkey, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. More than 200,000 people fleeing the Islamic State militants’ advance on Kobani, Syria, arrived in Turkey during the last four days to find safety.
    Burhan Ozbilici | AP
  • APTOPIX Spain Daily Life
    Sheep graze on the land during an autumn sundown in Navaz, near to pamplona, northern Spain, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014.
    Alvaro Barrientos | AP
  • APTOPIX White House Protest
    Anti-war activists, angered by military strikes in Syria, block the northwest gate of the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. After laying down in front of the entrance and shouting about killing Syrian children, the demonstrators were arrested by U.S. Park Police. Security at the White House perimeter that was already elevated since last Friday when a 42-year-old Army veteran climbed over the fence and dashed across the north lawn and entered the executive mansion before being stopped.
    J. Scott Applewhite | AP
  • APTOPIX Mexico Kusama Exhibit
    Journalists walk through an installation by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama during a press tour of her "Infinite Obsession," exhibit, at the Rufino Tamayo Museum in Mexico City, Mexico, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. The retrospective exhibit, which marks the first time Kusama's work has been shown in Mexico, includes more than 100 of the artist's works created between 1949 and 2013.
    Rebecca Blackwell | AP
  • APTOPIX Spain Soccer La Liga
    Real's Gareth Bale celebrates his goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Elche at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014.
    Andres Kudacki | AP
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