Outstanding News in Pictures: July 4, 2011

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Fireworks exploding across towns and cities of the United Sates to celebrate the Independence Day, 4th July; the clean up crews collecting oil along side the Yellowstone River after ExxonMobil pipeline near Laurel rupturing and spilling an estimated 1,000 barrels of crude into the river are some among the most outstanding news on July 4, 2011.

Now, let's take a look at the news in pictures.

 

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez (center) embraces his daughters, Maria (left) and Rosa at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on July 4. Chavez returned to the country after spending three weeks in Cuba, where he had a cancerous tumor extirpated. The leader underwent an initial operation on June 11 to have a pelvic abscess removed.


Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez (center) embraces his daughters, Maria (left) and Rosa at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on July 4. Chavez returned to the country after spending three weeks in Cuba, where he had a cancerous tumor extirpated. The leader underwent an initial operation on June 11 to have a pelvic abscess removed

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez (center) embraces his daughters

 


Fireworks explode over the Hudson River in New York on Monday, July 4, 2011 to celebrate the Fourth of July, US’s Independence Day. The firework displays are seen in towns and cities across the country

Fireworks explode over the Hudson River in New York on Monday, July 4, 2011 to celebrate the Fourth of July, US’s Independence Day. The firework displays are seen in towns and cities across the country


The celebration of expatriates and southern Sudanese is held at the US consulate in the southern capital of Juba, Sudan on July 4, 2011, just five days before southern Sudan declares its own independence from the north on July 9, 2011

The celebration of expatriates and southern Sudanese is held at the US consulate in the southern capital of Juba, Sudan on July 4, 2011, just five days before southern Sudan declares its own independence from the north on July 9, 2011


Lynn Williams Rouzier Institute’s ballet students help each other make up on the backstage before performing

Lynn Williams Rouzier Institute’s ballet students help each other make up on the backstage before performing "Paquita" at their school's farewell gala in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

 

A street vendor Anwar uses his motorcycle to transport beds for sale at Glagahharjo village, near Yogyakarta, Indonesia on July 4. Every day, Anwar can travel about 40 km through a few villages to sell the beds and earn 200 thousand rupiah ($23.50) a week. He started his job after refugees from the Mount Merapi volcano area moved into the village.


A street vendor Anwar uses his motorcycle to transports beds for sale at Glagahharjo village, near Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on July 4. Every day, Anwar can travel about 40 km through a few villages to sell the beds and earn 200 thousand rupiah ($23.50) a week. He started his job after refugees from the Mount Merapi volcano area moved into the village

A street vendor Anwar 


Jewish worshippers escorted by Israel troops pray at Joseph's tomb in the West Bank city of Nablus early on July 4, the day is believed Joseph died

Jewish worshippers escorted by Israel troops pray at Joseph's tomb in the West Bank city of Nablus early on July 4, the day Joseph was believed to die


Josh Harrison of Pittsburgh Pirates (left) collides with catcher Carlos Corporan of Houston Astros at a baseball game in Pittsburgh on July 4, 2011

Josh Harrison of Pittsburgh Pirates (left) collides with catcher Carlos Corporan of Houston Astros at a baseball game in Pittsburgh on July 4, 2011

 

Clean up crews use an absorbent boom to collect oil along side the Yellowstone River in Laurel, Mont on Monday July 4, 2011. The ExxonMobil pipeline near Laurel ruptured and spilled an estimated 1,000 barrels, or 42,000 gallons, of crude into the Yellowstone on Friday night, June 1, 2011.


Clean up crews use an absorbent boom to collect oil along side the Yellowstone River in Laurel, Mont, on Monday July 4, 2011. The ExxonMobil pipeline near Laurel ruptured and spilled an estimated 1,000 barrels, or 42,000 gallons, of crude into the Yellowstone on Friday night, June 1, 2011

Clean up crews 

 

A resident escapes from a flooded stairway as floodwater pours into an underground garage amid heavy rainfalls in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China on July 3. It is warning that further rainstorms and floods or landslides may occur.


A resident escapes from a flooded stairway as floodwater pours into an underground garage amid heavy rainfalls in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China on July 3. It is warning that further rainstorms and floods or landslides may occur

A flooded stairway in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China on July 3

 

July 4 Independence Day Firework Celebration Is Outstanding News on July 4, 2011

 

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