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    Gymnasts train during a practice session at the artistic gymnastics World Championships in Antwerp, Belgium, Sept. 27, 2013.
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    A Palestinian man pulls a donkey into the sea for a wash in Gaza, Sept. 27, 2013.
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    Members of the national opera dance with spectators under the White Tower, Sept. 26, 2013, in Thessaloniki, Greece.
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    Protesting garment workers demonstrate along roads in Narayanganj, Bangladesh, Sept. 26, 2013, demanding a minimum monthly wage of 8000 Taka (103.13 USD).
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    Base jumper Vincent Philippe Benjamin Reffet from France leaps from the 300-meters Open Deck of the Malaysia's landmark Kuala Lumpur Tower during the International Tower Jump in Kuala Lumpur, Sept. 27, 2013. Some 103 professional base jumpers from 20 countries are taking part in the annual event.
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    A molotov cocktail explodes in front of riot police, Sept. 25, 2013, during clashes with demonstrators in Athens. Police clashed with protesters at the end of a huge march sparked by the murder of an anti-fascist musician, allegedly at the hands of a self-confessed neo-Nazi.
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    In this photo taken with a fisheye lens and with long time exposure the Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz TMA-10M space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Sept. 26, 2013. The Russian rocket carries U.S. astronaut Michael Hopkins, Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy.
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    Fleet and spectator boats follow Oracle Team USA as it celebrates its victory over Emirates Team New Zealand in the 34th America's Cup, Sept. 25, 2013, in San Francisco.
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    Baltimore Orioles' Jonathan Schoop reacts after teammate Adam Jones covered his face with shaving cream after a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Sept. 25, 2013, in Baltimore. Schoop hit a solo home run in his big league debut and Baltimore won 9-5.
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    A photo-taking tourist, front, casts a shadow as tourists walk past a yellow rubber duck, created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, floating on a lake at the Summer Palace, once a royal garden in Qing Dynasty, in Beijing, China, Sept. 26, 2013. The 59-foot tall inflatable art piece is shown at the palace from Sept. 26 to Oct. 26.
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    A red squirrel holds a nut in its mouth in a garden in Hanover, Germany, Sept. 25, 2013.
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    Survivors gather around their destroyed houses in the earthquake-devastated district of Awaran, Pakistan, Sept. 25, 2013. Desperate villagers in southwest Pakistan clawed through the wreckage of their ruined homes, a day after a huge earthquake struck, killing more than 300 people and creating a new island off the coast.
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    An Iranian woman walks past a mural showing a gun painted with an interpretation of the American flag on the wall of the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Sept. 25, 2013. Leaders from Iran and the United States have not met since the 1979 Islamic Revolution brought often open hostility to their contacts, particularly over Iran's contested nuclear program.
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    Angeles Romero Fernandez, 65, gets help by a neighbor during a panic attack as she and her family wait to be evicted in Madrid, Spain, Sept. 25, 2013. Romero Fernandez has bipolar syndrome, and together with her husband Efren Rodriguez Gonzalez, they have 6 unemployed family members, including an 8-year-old grandchild, living with them.
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    Palestinian stone throwers confront Israeli soldiers in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, Sept. 23, 2013, as tensions run high following the death of an Israeli soldier who was shot by a suspected Palestinian gunman.
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    An Indian artist dips a cloth in mud while working on an idol of the goddess Durga for the Durga Puja Hindu festival, at a workshop in New Delhi, India, Sept. 23, 2013. The festival will begin on Oct. 10.
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    The hand of a landslide victim protrudes from debris during a retrieval operation on a mountainside at Barangay Balaybay, Olongapo City, Zambales, north of Manila, Philippines, Sept. 24, 2013. Monsoon rains worsened by Typhoon Usagi pounded the Philippines for the third day, causing floods and landslides that left 18 people dead and others stranded on rooftops, officials said.
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    Children make their way to school shrouded in fog in Snaresbrook, London, Sept. 24, 2013.
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    A dead dolphin is carried with a tractor on Upanema beach in Areia Branca, Brazil, Sept. 22, 2013. Around 30 large dolphins known as false killer whales beached themselves in northeastern Brazil.
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    Photographer Rolf Maeder used a long exposure to capture several lightning strikes hitting the Grand Canyon under atmospheric stormy skies.
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    This photo taken on Sept. 22, 2013 shows a man running away from a huge wave pushed up by Typhoon Usagi on a wharf in Shantou, south China's Guangdong province. Typhoon Usagi killed at least 25 people after crashing ashore in southern China, throwing the region's transport systems into chaos and leaving tens of thousands of airline passengers stranded in Hong Kong.
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    A Sept. 19, 1939 battle from the start of World War II, between the Polish and German armies on the outskirts of Warsaw, is reenacted, Sept. 22, 2013, in Lomianki, Poland.
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    Pakistani Christians protest against the suicide bombing in All Saints Church in the northwestern city of Peshawar, Sept. 23, 2013. The death toll from a double suicide bombing on a church in Pakistan rose to 81, as Christians protested across the country to demand better protection for their community.
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    Stephen, center, who lost his father in Saturday's attack at the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, is comforted by relatives as he waits for the postmortem exam at the city morgue, Sept. 23, 2013. Islamic extremist gunmen lobbed grenades and fired assault rifles inside Nairobi's top mall, killing dozens and wounding over a hundred in the attack.
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    Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni, center, greets new parliamentarians during the first parliament meeting at the National Assembly building in Phnom Penh, Sept. 23, 2013. Cambodia's parliament convened on Monday, despite a boycott by the opposition, as the country is gripped by political crisis following disputed elections that led to mass protests and violence.
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    Models walk the runway at the Giorgio Armani show as a part of Milan Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2014, Sept. 23, 2013, in Milan, Italy.
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    A villager stands by hanging birdcages during a bird-singing contest in Thailand's southern province of Narathiwat, Sept. 23, 2013. Hundreds of bird owners from Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore took part in the traditional contest.
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