President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle pose with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, during an audience at Buckingham Palace in London, Wednesday April 1, 2009.
Egging Him On?
A British police officer in riot gear looks on as protesters throw eggs and other objects during a rally in central London's financial district, Wednesday April 1, 2009. Some 4,000 anarchists, anti-capitalists, environmentalists and others clogged the streets of London's financial district ahead of the G20 leaders' summit in London, which begins Thursday.
Gen. David Petraeus, commander of the U.S. Central Command, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 1, 2009, before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on U.S. policy for Pakistan and Afghanistan.
A visitor passes a replica of the sun in an exhibition at the Gasometer in Oberhausen, Germany, Wednesday, April 1, 2009. The exhibition by the German Space Agency (DLR) features spectacular replicas and pictures of the planetary system, historic instruments and modern space technology and will be on display until next January.
A Romanian model displays a wedding dress with a train measuring 5,180 feet long, or almost a mile, a new world record for the longest wedding train, in Bucharest, Romania, Wednesday, April 1, 2009.
Lowering Boom On Lenin
A police officer guards one of Russia's best-known statues of Vladimir Lenin, Wednesday, April 1, 2009, in St. Petersburg, Russia. The towering statue was damaged by a blast overnight in the square outside Finland Station in St. Petersburg. The bronze statue commemorates a speech Lenin gave outside the station when he returned to Russia from exile in April 1917, a few months before the Bolshevik Revolution.
An elderly woman weeps at a village destroyed by a tornado in Rajkanika, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, India, Wednesday, April 1, 2009. A senior government official says the tornado swept through a rural swath of eastern India, killing 10 people and injuring at least 200 others.
A rural home is surrounded by the icy floodwaters of the Red River, Wednesday, April 1, 2009, in Oslo, Minn. The home is seen from an airboat, the only way to access most rural areas around Oslo. Forecasters say the Red River could rise again when more snow melts. But even future crests aren't expected to approach levels of recent days, when the river reached record levels.