Sept. 13, 2014. The Bardarbunga volcano, beneath Iceland's Vatnajokull glacier is seen erupting.
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Sept. 14, 2014. Palestinian students inspect their destroyed classroom on the first day of classes in the Shejaiya neighborhood of Gaza City.
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Sept. 15, 2014. Piglets are carried over floodwaters in suburban San Mateo, Philippines.
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Sept. 14, 2014. Qatar's Nasser al-Attiyah powers through a water crossing in a Ford on the final day of the Rally of Australia, near Lowanna, Australia.
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Sept. 14, 2014. A fire approaches the shore of Bass Lake, Calif.,
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September 2014. A casket team of the Army's 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment folds the national flag over the casket during a burial service for U.S. Army Private First Class Bernard Gavrin, at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
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Sept. 16, 2014. A man takes shelter amid strong rainfall in Zhanjiang, China,
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Sept. 14, 2014. Ellie Goulding performs during the closing ceremony for the Invictus Games at Olympic Park in London.
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Sept. 17, 2014. Scottish flags fly from fence posts near Portree on the Isle of Skye.
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Sept. 18, 2014. Law enforcement officers gather before a funeral service for Pennsylvania State Trooper Cpl. Bryon Dickson in Scranton, Pa.
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Sept. 12, 2014. Wrestlers seen practicing in the mud at a traditional wrestling rink in Uttar Pradesh, India.
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Sept. 16, 2014. Mountain guides used lamps to illuminate the Matterhorn, in preparation for the 150th anniversary of the first ascent of the mountain, Switzerland.
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Sept. 16, 2014. A member of the Air Force carrying a predatory bird looks toward the President as they march past the National Palace during an annual Independence Day parade by Mexico's Armed Forces in central Mexico City.
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Sept. 14, 2014. An aerial picture shows lava flowing out of the Bardarbunga volcano in southeast Iceland.
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Sept. 16, 2014. A mannequin floats in the floodwaters along a street in Srinagar, India.
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Sept. 13, 2014. Debutantes check their seating allocation before the start of the Queen Charlotte's Ball at Highclere Castle near Newbury, England.
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Sept. 16, 2014. A cat is seen walking on top of a fence near Sehnde, Germany.
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Sept. 13, 2014. Members of the President's Own Marine Band stand during a fireworks display commemorating the bicentennial of the writing of The Star-Spangled Banner at Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Md.
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Sept. 17, 2014. A firefighter monitors a backfire as he battles the King Fire in Fresh Pond, California.
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Sept. 14, 2014. Pope Francis celebrates the wedding of 20 couples in St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City.
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Sept. 12, 2014. A Ukrainian fighter wearing a non-official uniform stands next to tank in a military camp based on a front line near Pervomaysk city of Lugansk region, Ukraine.
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Sept. 14, 2014. Kashmiri flood victims wade through receding flood waters as they walk back after collecting relief material in village Teing near Srinagar, India.
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Sept. 13, 2014. Health workers burn used protection gear at a Medecins Sans Frontieres center in Conakry, Guinea.
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Sept. 16, 2014. A Palestinian Bedouin from the Jahalin tribe stands in the doorway of his home in the Judea desert, east of Jerusalem, West Bank.
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Sept. 12, 2014. U.S. President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton at the White House in , Washington, D.C.
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Sept. 18, 2014. Chinese workers set up giant decoration flowers in preparations for National Day at Tiananmen Square in Beijing.
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Sept. 18, 2014. A rebel fighter holds a position in a rebel-held area of of Aleppo, Syria.
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Sept. 17, 2014. A Syrian woman with her four children begs on the street in Istanbul.
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Sept. 15, 2014. The horizon is seen through a telescopic rifle belonging to a Kurdish Peshmerga sniper on the front line in the Gwer district, Erbil, the capital of the Kurdish autonomous region in northern Iraq.
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Sep. 13, 2014. A flood victim asks for relief material from Indian police personnel in Srinagar, India.
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Sept. 15, 2014. Members of Ukrainian police special task force "Sich" take part in a drill at their base in Slaviansk, Ukraine.
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Sept. 17, 2014. Firefighters take pictures with their cell phones as they monitor a backfire while battling the King Fire in Fresh Pond, California.
Justin Sullivan—Getty Images
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Sept. 13, 2014. Shadows cast by Lithuania's Adas Juskevicius and Antoine Diot of France are seen during a game for the third place of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2014 in Madrid.
Juan Carlos Hidalgo—EPA
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Sept. 12, 2014. Players walk in the mist at the 13th hole during Day 2 of the KLM Open held at De Kennemer Golf and Country Club on in Zandvoort, Netherlands.
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Sept. 14, 2014. A man takes a bath in a stream on the outskirts of Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region,.
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Sept. 18, 2014. Palestinian students in a school in Gaza City.
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Sept. 13, 2014. Pope Francis prays by the gravestones in an Austro-Hungarian cemetery in Fogliano di Redipuglia, northern Italy.
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Sept. 16, 2014. A boy makes an offering of food at a pagoda during the Pchum Ben festival in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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Sept. 15, 2014. A test version of NASA's Orion capsule floats in the rear of the USS Anchorage during a recovery drill off the coast of California.
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Sept. 17, 2014. A Liberian Red Cross burial team remove the body of a suspected Ebola victim from a home in Monrovia, Liberia.
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Sept. 19, 2014. Citizens of Incheon, wearing costumes of traditional styl perform during the opening ceremony for the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
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Sept. 19, 2014.
A doll lies in the mud inside a flood-damaged house in central Srinagar, India.
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Sept. 17, 2014. First grade students assemble in the morning for a training schedule at the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) High Technical School on in Yokosuka, Japan.
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Sept. 19, 2014. A resident tows his vending stall as he wades through a flooded street during heavy rains brought on by tropical storm Fung-Wong in Manila, the Philippines.
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Sept. 19, 2014. Flood victims use electronic devices as they rest at an evacuation centre after their homes were inundated as Tropical storm Fung-Wong battered the Philippine capital Manila.
Erik de Castro—Reuters
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Sept. 19, 2014. Felipe Massa of Brazil and Williams drives during practice ahead of the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix at Marina Bay Street, Singapore.
Mark Thompson—Getty Images
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Sept. 19, 2014. The sun begins to shine through morning fog next to the Shard in central London.
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Sept. 19, 2014. A dejected "Yes" supporter in Edinburgh makes his way home in the early hours after Scotland voted to reject independence and remain part of the United Kingdom.
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Sept. 19, 2014. A student sits on a mock throne at Madame Tussauds Museum in Beijing.
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