Fourth of July: Fireworks light the US sky as the country celebrates its Independence Day

Published: 05th July 2018 08:42 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th July 2018 09:36 AM  

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US flags surrounding the Washington Monument are backlit by the rising sun on Independence Day. (Photo | AP)
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Spectators wait on the east side of Manhattan before a fireworks display, part of Independence Day festivities. (Photo | AP)
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Fireworks explode over buildings from Jersey City, New Jersey, and New York City's Lower Manhattan, including One World Trade Center, center left, during a Fourth of July celebration. (Photo | AP)
With the New York City skyline in the background fireworks explode during an Independence Day show over the East River. (Photo | AP)
Fireworks explode over the twin steeples of Resurrection Church in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. (Photo | AP)
Fireworks explode over Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and U.S. Capitol along the National Mall in Washington. (Photo | AP)
Boaters on the Potomac River in Washington watch the fireworks display on the National Mall Wednesday. (Photo | AP)
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President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, stand on the Truman Balcony as the national anthem is performed during the Fourth of July Celebration on the South Lawn of the White House. (Photo | AP)
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