Picture Editor's Choice 6th Sept 2012

Picture Editor's Choice 6th Sept 2012

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Picture Editor Leigh Henningham selects the images from around the world on the wires today.


Musician Neon Hitch attends the Pepsi NFL Anthems Kickoff Eve - Blue Carpet Arrivals at Hard Rock Cafe, Times Square on September 4, 2012 in New York City.Photo: Getty Images


A wrangler lassos a cow stranded by floodwaters from Hurricane Isaac in Plaquemines Parish, La., Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012.Photo: AP


Ken Salazar, U.S. secretary of the interior, waves while arriving on stage to speak at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, a Stanford University and Harvard Law School graduate, has the role of first Hispanic keynote speaker at the Democratic National Convention.Photo: Bloomberg


Occupy Demonstrators use a tarp to push against a police barricade during an unscheduled protest march, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, in Charlotte, N.C. The Democratic National Convention begins today.Photo: AP



David DeJesus #9 of the Chicago Cubs lets go of his bat while swinging at a pitch during the sixth inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on September 4, 2012 in Washington, DC.Photo: Getty Images


Firefighters attempt to extinguish a fire burning in Povoa de Calde, near Viseu September 5, 2012. Over 500 firefighters have been mobilized to tackle this fire which has already burned more than 3000 hectares, according to the civil defence.Photo: Reuters


An orange tree is seen after being burned in Alvaiazere, near Ourem September 4, 2012. More than 10 fires are active in Portugal, according to the Civil Defence.Photo: Reuters


A Los Angeles County Firefighter helicopter drops water on a wildfire burning through 3,600 acres of the Angeles National Forest on Tuesday Sept. 4, 2012 near Glendora, Calif. It could be a week before firefighters can contain the blaze because of high temperatures and rugged terrain in thick brush that hasn't burned in a couple of decades.Photo: AP


A life-sized cardboard cutout of actor Clint Eastwood next to an empty chair is seen overlooking a freeway in Glendale, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. The chair is a reference to Eastwood's 12-minute speech during last week's Republican National Convention that drew both criticism and praise for Eastwood. Life-sized cardboard cutouts of Eastwood, John Wayne and Gene Autry have been keeping watch over Glendale for months as part of an effort by Los Angeles resident Justin Stadel to spur a conversation about public art.Photo: AP


Delegates wave campaign signs during the first session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, September 4, 2012.Photo: Reuters


U.S. first lady Michelle Obama waves before addressing the first session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, September 4, 2012 during first day of the Democratic National Convention.Photo: Reuters