A selection of AP photos taken over the past 24 hours.
Nepal Hindu Festival
Nepalese Hindu priests perform rituals during Janai Purnima festival at Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. During this festival Hindus take holy baths and perform annual change of the Janai, a sacred cotton string worn around their chest or tied on the wrist, in the belief that it will protect and purify them. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Seen in a long exposure nighttime photograph, a burned van rests in a lot while a wildfire glows on the horizon in Phelan, Calif., early Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 2016. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
India Kashmir Protests
Gulzar Ahmed, allegedly beaten up by Indian soldiers who picked him along with several others at Khrew village, recovers at a local hospital in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. Residents of Khrew, in Indian-controlled Kashmir, say a young college teacher has been killed while he was in the custody of the Indian army after soldiers picked up dozens of villagers from their homes in the Himalayan region. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Spain's acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, left, and Ciudadanos party leader Albert Rivera arrive for a meeting at the Spanish parliament in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 . Rajoy is meeting with the head of a minor party that says it might support his bid to form a new government, and end an eight-month political deadlock following two inconclusive elections. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
EU Libya Migrants
An dinghy is set adrift, abandoned by migrants and refugees on the Mediterranean sea, about 25 miles north of Sabratha, Libya, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. At least three people have died on Thursday morning during the sinking of a wooden boat full with migrants as they tried to reach the Italian coasts. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
A Hindu priest, face smeared with color and sacrificial blood, carries a goat over his shoulder for sacrifice during the Deodhani festival at the Kamakhya Hindu temple in Gauhati, India, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. The festival is held to worship the serpent Goddess where goats and pigeons are commonly offered as sacrifice in belief that participants receive supernatural power from goddess Kamakhya. (AP Photo/ Anupam Nath)
Naked Trump Statue
People take photos of a statue of a naked Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, in New York's Union Square. The statue was removed by New York City Department of Parks & Recreation employees. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Rio Olympics Lochte Robbery
Escorted by Brazilian lawyer Sergio Riera, center, American Olympic swimmers Gunnar Bentz, left, and Jack Conger leave the police station at Rio International airport early Thursday Aug. 18, 2016. The two were taken off their flight from Brazil to the U.S. on Wednesday by local authorities amid an investigation into a reported robbery targeting Ryan Lochte and his teammates. According to their lawyer they will not be allowed to leave Brazil until they provide testimony about the robbery. (AP Photo/Mauro Pimentel)
Russia's Igor Polyanskiy is doused with water after crossing the finish line in the men's triathlon event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Brewers Cubs Baseball
Fans watch Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman work during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, in Chicago. The Cubs won 9-6. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Kazakhstan's Yekaterina Larionova, top, competes against United States' Elena Sergey Pirozhkova during the bronze medal round of the women's 63-kg freestyle wrestling competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Spain Daily Life
A man crosses in front of a wall painted with graffiti of a face which winks an eye during a summer day, in Pamplona northern Spain, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
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