Lightning streaks across the sky, lighting up the downtown buildings in Tucson, Ariz., on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, and providing a light show just after midnight. A monsoon-like thunderstorm caused damage and flash flood warnings in Tucson.
Credit: AP/Tucson Citizen, Francisco Medina
Bevy Of Begonias
Workers place begonias into floral displays in the Grand Place in Brussels, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008. For three days thousands of begonias will cover the Grand Place in Brussels in an event that is held every two years.
Credit: AP Photo/Thierry Charlier
Russian troops take up positions on farmland, during a search operation outside of the Black Sea port of Poti, Georgia, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008. Russian forces Wednesday targeted three Georgian boats in Poti, and Georgian television showed the boats ablaze in the city's harbor. For several days, Russian troops held the western area near Abkhazia, controlling the region's main highway.
Credit: AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky
Taiwanese people launch paper lanterns during the Keelung Mid-Summer Ghost Festival, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, in Keelung, Taipei County, Taiwan. Traditionally, activities to please the ghosts and spirits include preparing ritualistic offerings of food, burning Ghost money, and releasing miniature paper boats and lanterns on water. Releasing the paper lanterns signifies "giving directions to the lost ghosts and spirits."
Credit: AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying
An investor reacts at a private security company Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, in Shanghai, China. China shares fell on fears over the economic outlook. Oil prices and metals prices also fell on profit-taking.
Credit: AP Photo
Bullfighter Fernando Camara Castro flies into the air after he was knocked over by a bull during a bullfight in Malaga, Spain, Thursday Aug. 14, 2008. He was not hurt and finished the fight.
Credit: AP Photo/EFE, Lopez Perujo
A Pakistani youngster with the national colors painted on his head, attends a ceremony at the mausoleum of the founder of Pakistan Mohammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi, Pakistan, on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008. Pakistan marked the 61st anniversary of its independence from Britain.
Credit: AP Photo/Shakil Adil
Firefighters fight the flames at the Riverwalk at Millennium luxury apartment development in Conshohocken, Pa., on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008. The newly built, unoccupied apartment building caught fire in suburban Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon, leveling the structure and severely damaging several other occupied buildings in the complex.