Turkey pardoned, Hong Kong protests, fighter jet blessing, French cyclist celebrates 103rd birthday on his bike| Nov. 26
The day in pictures around the world.
Taylor Swift, Charli XCX, 5 Second of Summer, Iggy Azalea and Imagine Dragons rock the 42nd annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles Sunday night.
“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun’s photographic coverage of the National Football League. This week, photojournalists Karl Merton Ferron and Kenneth K. Lam photographed the Ravens’ 43-23 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.
The Orbital Sciences Corp.’s Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft explodes after launch at Wallops Island, VA at 6:22 p.m. ET. It was set to carry some 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments to the International Space Station.
“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun’s photographic coverage of the National Football League. This week, photojournalist Karl Merton Ferron photographed the Ravens’ 24-27 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati.
Canadian police backed by armored vehicles surrounded parliament in Ottawa on Wednesday after a soldier was shot while guarding the Canadian War Memorial. Witnesses said they saw a gunman running to the parliament building after the shooting. Heavily armed police raced to seal off the building and the office of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
Raisin Weekend at St. Andrews University in Scotland is believed to date back several hundred years to the university’s early days when first-year students would give senior students a pound of raisins as a thank-you for helping them to adjust to university life. In more recent years, the weekend has evolved into a more raucous event with wine instead of raisins. The celebration culminates on Monday when first-years participate in a huge shaving cream foam fight in St Salvator’s Quad.
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