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Aug. 21: Mideast Iraq Syria refugees, American Idol Tuscaloosa auditions, Sweden mine protests

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An environmental activist is carried away by Swedish police officers during a protest near the site of a proposed iron ore mine in Jokkmokk, Sweden, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. Police removed some 50 screaming and singing activists who were blocking a road in northern Sweden in a protest against a British mining company's plans to build an iron ore mine in the area. (AP Photo/David MacDougall)
Photo by David MacDougall
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