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  • Today in Pictures: Sept. 25, 2012

    The shadow of Air Force One carrying President Barack Obama flies over marshland while on approach to John F. Kennedy International Airport, Sept. 24, 2012 in New York.
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  • Today in Pictures: Sept. 25, 2012

    A person listens from a booth while US President Barack Obama speaks during the 67th General Assembly of the United Nations, Sept. 25, 2012 in New York. Obama insisted there has been "progress" since the Arab Spring but said the recent turmoil in the Muslim world showed the hard task of achieving true democracy.
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  • Today in Pictures: Sept. 25, 2012

    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney steps to the podium after an introduction by former President Bill Clinton, Sept. 25, 2012, at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York.
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    Chinese visitors walk amongst statues of Chinese leaders and soldiers at a memorial for the 1931-1945 war against Japan at the Jianchuan Museum in Chengdu, Sept. 25, 2012. The relationship between China and Japan, the world's second and third largest economies, is often strained by their historical rivalry even though they have significant business links.
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  • Today in Pictures: Sept. 25, 2012

    More than 1,000 buffalo thunder across the prairie land, Sept. 24, 2012, during the 47th annual Buffalo Roundup in western South Dakota's Custer State Park. Event organizers estimate that more than 14,000 people attended the event.
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  • Today in Pictures: Sept. 25, 2012

    A surfer rides in the barrel of a wave in the Atlantic ocean off Noordhoek beach, Cape Town, South Africa, Sept. 25, 2012. Powerful southern ocean swells breaking on the Cape's beaches combined with the warm and sunny spring weather creates good conditions for the sport.
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  • Today in Pictures: Sept. 25, 2012

    Miners stand on the side of a highway blanketed with stones to block traffic on the outskirts of El Alto, Bolivia, Sept. 25, 2012. Hundreds of independent miners have placed large stones on three principal highways, blocking traffic that leads into Bolivia's capital city, in a bid for control of the Colquiri tin mine, which is 100 miles south of La Paz.
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    Palestinian children hold candles during a solidarity march with Syria at the Jabaliya Refugee Camp, northern Gaza Strip, Sept. 24 , 2012.
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    Police officers and members of the public walk to the scene where PC Nicola Hughes and PC Fiona Bone were murdered one week ago, in Mottram, Sept. 25, 2012 in Manchester, England. Members of the public joined police officers in a walk in heavy rain from Hyde police station to the scene of the killings, for a vigil of prayers and reflection.
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    Penguins walk to the ocean with Table Mountain during their release by workers from the South African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds, SANCCOB, on the outskirts of the city of Cape Town, South Africa, Sept 25, 2012. Over two hundred penguins found covered in oil following a spillage by a stricken bulk carrier the Seli 1 were washed clean of oil, fed and restored to health.
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    Protestors march on parliament, organized behind the slogan 'Occupy Congress,' against austerity measures announced by the Spanish government, in Madrid, Spain, Sept. 25, 2012. Spain's Parliament has taken on the appearance of a heavily guarded fortress with dozens of police blocking access from every possible angle.
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    A youth looks on to the sea as Ultra-Orthodox Jews perform the Tashlich ritual, Sept. 24, 2012 in Tel Aviv, Israel. Tashlich, which means "to cast away", is the practice by which Jews go to a flowing body of water and symbolically throw away their sins during the days of repentance between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
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