Photos of the day - August 21, 2013

The best news photos of the day for August 21, 2013.

Photos of the day - August 21, 2013

Medical marijuana patients wear paper bags over their heads during a protest against alleged state government security breaches, in Denver, Wednesday Aug. 21, 2013. Protesters asked Colorado health authorities to completely dismantle the states 107,000-person marijuana patient registry because of what they call breaches of private medical information. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Photos of the day - August 21, 2013

A Cambodian man drives his motorbike past palm trees at Krang Tnung village on the outskirt of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, early Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)

Photos of the day - August 21, 2013

Egyptian women wait near an armored army vehicle guarding Torah Prison, where ousted President Hosni Mubarak is held in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. An Egyptian court ordered Wednesday the release of ousted President Hosni Mubarak, but it is not yet clear if the ailing ex-leader will walk free after over two years in detention, officials said. The prospects of Mubaraks release after the 2011 uprising against him, and a slew of court cases that made him the first Arab leader to be tried by his own people, are likely to further fuel the rest that has hit Egypt following the military coup against his successor, the first freely elected president Islamist Mohammed Morsi. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Photos of the day - August 21, 2013

New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy, top, reacts after tagging out Atlanta Braves' Andrelton Simmons at second base during the fourth inning of the baseball game at Citi Field Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 in New York.

Photos of the day - August 21, 2013

A broker walks behind screens displaying charts while she works in a trading room of a Portuguese bank in Lisbon, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. Portugal has raised euro1 billion (USD1.34 billion) in short-term debt amid signs the country's deep recession has bottomed out. Portugal received an euro78 billion (USD104.4 billion) bailout in 2011 after the global financial crisis and a decade of low growth pushed it toward bankruptcy. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

Photos of the day - August 21, 2013

Filipino residents affected by floods reach out to receive relief goods in Las Pinas, south of Manila, Philippines on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. Tropical Storm Trami wreaked havoc in the country, causing eight deaths and severely flooding wide swaths of the capital Manila. Trami is out of the country and expected to hit Taiwan Wednesday. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Photos of the day - August 21, 2013

Runners pull up after finishing The Symphony Group Stakes at York racecourse on August 21, 2013 in York, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

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Janice Smythe, left, covers her face as she walks through smoke with John Malone while passing a five-alarm blaze at St. John the Baptist Albanian Orthodox Church in the South Boston neighborhood of Boston, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. Acting Boston Fire Chief John Hasson says three firefighters suffered injuries and the church is a total loss. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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þA ripped poster of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi lies on the ground in the courtyard of the Rabaah Al-Adawiya mosque in Nasr city, Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

Photos of the day - August 21, 2013

Nine-year-old cousins Rose Brewer and Flame Brewer wingwalk over Rendcomb airfield in Gloucestershire, to become the world's youngest formation wingwalkers on August 21, 2013 in Cirencester, England. The two girls who flew on vintage Boeing Stearman biplanes, were inspired to do so by the plight of Eli Crossley who suffers from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. His parents have set up the Duchenne Children's Trust to raise money to research a treatment or cure in time to save Eli's life. (Getty Images/Tim Ireland)

Photos of the day - August 21, 2013

One Direction fans take their positions in Leicester Square ahead of the premier to the bands new film on August 20, 2013 in London, England. The bands new film, 'This Is Us', will premier this evening at the Empire cinema. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

A homeless man walks next to shuttered shops in a shopping arcade decorated with Greek flags in central Athens, on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. A top European Central Bank official headed to Athens on Wednesday to discuss progress on Greece's fiscal reforms, amid increasing talk the country will need yet more assistance once its bailout program ends next year. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

Photos of the day - August 21, 2013

A 40g Waxy Monkey Frog is weighed at London Zoo on August 21, 2013 in London, England. The height and mass of every animal in the zoo, of which there are over 16,000, needs to be recorded. The measurements are collated in the Zoological Information Management System, from which zoologists can use the data to compare information on thousands of endangered species. (Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted into a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, before a sentencing hearing in his court martial. The military judge overseeing Manning's trial sentenced Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison for giving US secrets to WikiLeaks. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Syrian military soldiers check identifications of taxi drivers at a check point on Baghdad street, in Damascus, Syria, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. Syrian opposition groups claimed scores have died on Wednesday in a government offensive near Damascus, attacks in which some activists say regime troops used "poisonous gas." The government denied the reports. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

A Chinese woman protests outside the Jinan Intermediate People's Court in Jinan, eastern China's Shandong province Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. Former Chinese politician Bo Xilai will stand trial at the court on Thursday on charges of corruption and abuse of power. Individual protestors have turned up at the court hoping to take advantage of media attention around Bo’s trial to air their own grievances about China’s legal system. The Chinese characters on her shirt reads "20 years, Gangsters." (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

A Pakistani religious student looks at a religious book in the Jamia Taleem-Ul-Quran-Wal-Hadith Madrassa, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. The United States has placed unprecedented sanctions on an Islamic school in northwest Pakistan for allegedly training and financing fighters from al-Qaida and other militant groups. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)