Today in Pictures - October 17, 2013

Daredevil slackline athlete Andy Lewis sets the world record for the longest urban highline walk at 110m long outside the 63rd floor of Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada on Oct 16, 2013. -- PHOTO: REUTERS
Daredevil slackline athlete Andy Lewis sets the world record for the longest urban highline walk at 110m long outside the 63rd floor of Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada on Oct 16, 2013. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

Highline walking in Las Vegas, fire in Australia, and killer typhoon in Japan. These, and more pictures, from around the world here