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  • 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
  • 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
  • Rubber Duck-Los Angeles
    Dana Middle School students and teachers watch as a giant inflatable rubber duck is towed into the Port of Los Angeles on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. The world-famous sculpture sailed into the port for the first time Wednesday to kick off the Tall Ships Festival LA and will remain in the harbor through Sunday. The duck was designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman and at 61 feet high, 110 feet long 85 feet wide is the largest rubber duck in the world. Hofman debuted the sculpture in 2007 and has since created several of them to sail around the world to places including China, Hong Kong and New Zealand.
    Nick Ut | AP
  • Texans Broncos Football
    Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning stretches during a joint practice between the Broncos and the Houston Texans on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Englewood, Colo
    JACK DEMPSEY | AP
  • Ukraine
    Ukrainian soldiers muster at a point close to Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Ukrainian troops make a significant push into rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine, claiming control over a large part of Luhansk and encircling the largest rebel-held city, Donetsk, in fighting that has left at least 43 dead.
    Petro Zadorozhnyy | AP
  • Missing American Syria
    John and Diane Foley talk to reporters after speaking with U.S. President Barack Obama 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
  • Pakistan
    A supporter of Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan climbs on a pole and listens to his leader's speech during a protest in Islamabad's high-security "Red Zone," in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Pakistan’s powerful army chief Gen. Rasheel Sharif asked the government to hold negotiations with protesters to settle a mass demonstration outside parliament, officials said.
    Anjum Naveed | AP
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Smoke, dust and debris rise after an Israeli strike hit Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.
    Adel Hana | AP
  • Japan Landslide
    In this aerial photo, survivors and rescue workers sit on the roof of a damaged house after a massive landslide swept through residential areas in Hiroshima, western Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris early Wednesday in the outskirts of Hiroshima, killing at least 36 people, police said.
    AP
  • 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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