A member of a guard of honor stretches his leg as he and his comrades prepare for a welcome ceremony for visiting Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi held outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China Wednesday, June 11, 2014.
A mother and her child sleep on a pavement in the shade of a building on a hot summer afternoon in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, June 11, 2014. Heat wave conditions continued unabated in the northern plains of the country with temperatures soaring past 45 degrees Celsius (113 Fahrenheit).
Riot police clear the area as a protestor wearing a Republican pin walks away during a protest against the Monarchy near the parliament in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, June 11, 2014. Dozens of riot police stopped and frisked protestors as they arrived near the Spanish parliament. Spain's Parliament has voted overwhelmingly in favor of urgent government legislation allowing King Juan Carlos to abdicate this month and hand over his duties to Crown Prince Felipe. The legislation was approved by 299 lawmakers, while 19 voted against and 23 abstained. Several leftist deputies protested, holding up signs demanding a referendum on whether to scrap the monarchy. The Senate is expected to approve the legislation June 17, with 46-year-old Felipe being proclaimed king two days later.
Rickie Fowler hits out of the long grass on the 18th hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open golf tournament in Pinehurst, N.C., Wednesday, June 11, 2014. The tournament starts Thursday.
Traditional London black cabs line up along The Mall as taxi drivers stop their black cabs, blocking the street to protest over new technology they say endangers passengers, in London, Wednesday, June 11, 2014. The strike action by taxi drivers hit many European cities, Wednesday, sparked by fears about the growing upheaval in the travel and transport industry, largely due to digital technologies.
A worker puts on a pin as workers from all facets of the road construction industry take part in the 3rd Rally for Roads as they try to impact federal transportation policies, Wednesday, June 11, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington.