Today in Pictures: April 28

A 3-year-old mimics her father, a Syrian woman is hurt by airstrikes, and more in Thursday's best news pictures.

Volkswagen cars are presented to media inside a delivery tower prior to the company's annual press conference in Wolfburg, Germany.

Markus Schreiber / AP

Trader Tommy Kalikas, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday.

Stocks are opening broadly lower on Wall Street as traders look over the latest batch of earnings and deal news.

Richard Drew / AP

Olivia Wong, 3 years old, mimics her father Scott Wong of The Hill newspaper, who's sitting on the right, after he raised his hand to ask a question during House Speaker Paul Ryan's weekly news conference, on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day in Washington.


A model wears a creation from "Isabel Zapardiez" during Barcelona Bridal fashion week.

Manu Fernandez / AP

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda attends a news conference in Tokyo.

The Bank of Japan held off on expanding monetary stimulus on Thursday, defying market expectations even as soft global demand, an unwelcome yen rise and weak consumption threatened to derail a fragile economic recovery.

Thomas Peter / Reuters

Blood runs down on a woman’s face after airstrikes hit the rebel held area of Old Aleppo, Syria.

Abdalrhman Ismail / Reuters

A Syrian man undergoes a so-called wet cupping therapy in a field hospital in the rebel-held city of Douma, outside Damascus. During the therapy a vacuum draws small amount of blood in the heated suction cup and it is believed that it mobilizes the blood flow.


An Iraqi soldier holds his rifle in an underground tunnel built by Islamic State fighters in Har Bardun, Iraq.

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Goran Tomasevic / Reuters

Charlotte Hornets center Cody Zeller flies over fans as he chases a loose ball during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball playoffs first-round series against the Miami Heat, on April 27 in Miami.

Wilfredo Lee / AP

Indian boys jump into the river Ganga to cool off during hot midday sun in Calcutta, India.

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