At least 12 people were killed overnight following looting and violence in Venezuela’s capital amid a spiraling political crisis, authorities said Friday. Most of the deaths took place in El Valle, a working class neighborhood near Caracas’ biggest military base, where opposition leaders say a group of people were hit with an electrical current while trying to loot a bakery protected by an electric fence.
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MEETOTAMULLA, Sri Lanka (AP) — Rescuers on Monday were digging through heaps of mud and trash that collapsed onto a clutch of homes near a garbage dump outside Sri Lanka’s capital, killing at least 30 people and possibly burying dozens more.
Dancers competed in the 2017 Pacific Pole Championships at the Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on April 9, 2017. Combining dance and acrobatics, pole dancing, originally entertainment in strip clubs, soon became mainstream as a form of exercise and expression. Competitions are now held in countries throughout the world, and pole dancing has a participant level estimated at over 30,000 in the US.
Bubble artist Deni Yang performed his Mega Bubblefest Laser Show Thursday at the Discovery Cube Science Center in Santa Ana, California. Deni, the son of famed bubble master Fan Yang, has followed in his father’s footsteps and travels the world performing his bubble shows. His family holds the world record for largest soap bubble, measuring 167 feet long, that was created in Beijing, China in 2009.
The North Carolina Tar Heels beat the Gonzaga Bulldogs 71-65 to win the 2017 NCAA Men’s Final Four National Championship game at University of Phoenix Stadium on April 3, 2017 in Glendale, Arizona.
At 25 years old, Camden Yards is still a jewel. The home of the Baltimore Orioles since 1992, Camden Yards is still celebrated as one of the nation’s best ballparks. In Orioles manager Buck Showalter’s words, “It’s a special place that was so far ahead of its time.” Take a look through major moments in Camden Yards and Orioles history, and read more about the anniversary here.