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News In Photos: Assad’s Mug, Valencia’s Flaming Bull Run And The Afghan Pirates Head Count

by | 3rd, September 2011

NEWS in Photos – what the mainstream media might well have missed:

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Revelers run away from a bull with flaming horns during a festivity in honor of Saint Michel, in the streets of Gilet, a town near Valencia, Spain, early Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)

Herder Andreas Neuner carries a young goat as he drives goats down the Alps near Mittenwald, southern Germany, on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011. The goats are driven down after they spent the summer months on the grazing lands in the Bavarian mountains. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Souvenir mugs with portraits from right to left, late Syrian President Hafez Assad, his dead son Bassel Assad, Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah and Syrian President Bashar Assad, are seen displayed for sale, in the old city of Damascus, Syria, on Saturday Sept. 3, 2011. Activists say Syrian security forces cracking down on a growing uprising have killed two people after storming a northern village. The security raid is part of operations to crush almost six months of demonstrations against the country’s authoritarian leadership. The U.N. estimates some 2,200 Syrians have been killed since March. (AP Photo/Muzaffar Salman)

Revelers run away from a bull with flaming horns during a festivity in honor of Saint Michel, in the streets of Gilet, a town near Valencia, Spain, early Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)

A man leaps off the Auckland Sky Tower, New Zealand, Friday, Sept. 2, 2011. The Sky Jump is a base-jump by wire off the tallest man-made structure in New Zealand. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Rabbi Arele Harel studies in his home in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Shiloh, near Nablus. Harel is an Israeli rabbi setting up gay men with lesbian women in a bid to give religious homosexuals a chance to have children while remaining observant, as homosexuality is viewed as a sin and a violation of Halacha, or traditional Jewish law. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

San Jose police officer Patrick D’Arrigo, left, leaves with his attorney Brian Madden, right, from a Santa Clara County courthouse after his arraignment in San Jose, Calif., Friday, Sept. 2, 2011. D’Arrigo, 44, has been accused of molesting two boys, ages 15 and 17, at his Gilroy, Calif., home, authorities said. He faces three counts of child molestation and was released early Thursday from the Santa Clara County jail after posting his $100,000 bail. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

U.S director, producer and screenwriter Francis Ford Coppola is seen during a press conference at the 37th American Film Festival in Deauville, Normandy, France, Saturday Sept. 3, 2011. (AP Photo /Michel Spingler)

Afghans stand at the scene where Sabar Lal Melma, a former Guantanamo detainee was allegedly killed in a NATO and Afghan forces raid in Jalalabad, Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011. NATO and Afghan forces killed the man who had become a key al-Qaida affiliate after returning to Afghanistan, officials said Saturday. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

Pfc. Ryan Guere, 21, of Monroe, Conn., with the U.S. Army’s Bravo Company of the 25th Infantry Division, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment based in Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, rests under wall art left by a previous unit at Observation Point Coleman Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, in Kunar province, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/David Goldman)



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