A Pro-Russian rebel walks in a passage at the local market damaged by shelling in Petrovskiy district of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Aug. 26, 2014.
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Italian actress Cristina Capotondi attends the red carpet for the movie "La Rancon de la Gloire" (The Price of Fame) at the 71st Venice Film Festival Aug. 28, 2014.
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A Pro-Russian separatist stands near the damaged war memorial at Savur-Mohyla, a hill east of the city of Donetsk, Aug. 28, 2014. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday that Russian forces had entered his country and the military conflict was worsening after Russian-backed separatists swept into a key town in the east.
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Tianna Bartoletta of the U.S. competes in the women's long jump event during the Weltklasse Diamond League meeting at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich, Switzerland, Aug. 28, 2014.
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In this Aug. 27, 2014 photo, a sole clown shoe belonging to Honduran migrant Jorge Ruiz Williams, 20, lies atop a freight train after it arrived at the station in Ixtepec, Mexico.
Migrants who had been riding atop the train from Arriaga to Ixtepec reported that authorities staged a raid on the train in the middle of the night, arresting many migrants and sending others fleeing into the darkness. Williams was able to escape the police and re-board the train. Seen later in a migrant shelter in Ixtepec, he said he had lost both shoes, but the rest of his professional clown costume was intact.
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Metal boards in the shape of gunmen sit on an old bunker at an observation point on Mt. Bental in the Israeli controlled Golan Heights, overlooking the border with Syria near the Quneitra province, Aug. 29, 2014.
An armed group detained more than 40 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday and over 80 peacekeepers were trapped, the United Nations said.
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Oklahoma City police officer Sgt. Ryan Stark, center, leans over the casket of his canine partner, K-9 Kye, following funeral services for the dog in Oklahoma City, Okla., Aug. 28, 2014. K-9 Kye, a 3-year-old Belgian German Shepard, died Aug. 25 after being stabbed by a burglary suspect on Aug. 24. Sgt. Stark tried to separate the dog and the suspect before fatally shooting the suspect.
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A vendor arranges cheap Chinese shoes for sale on the pavement in Hanoi, Aug. 21, 2014. Vietnamese deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, quoted by official media, has asked to strengthen the fight against fake, smuggled goods, as well as smuggling activities through the land and sea borders.
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Local children lie in the grass as they watch historical society members fire five volleys of a cannon at the inauguration ceremony of a monument to honor members of the British Cheshire Regiment and other soldiers who died fighting the German Army exactly 100 years before at the same site during World War I in Audregnies, Belgium, Aug. 24, 2014.
Of the 25 officers and 925 men of the 1st Battalion, Cheshire Regiment who fought that day on August 24, 1914, only a total of 207 would survive after two messengers with instructions for the unit to retreat failed to make it through. The battle came on the heels of the Battle of Mons the day before, which was the first major engagmement between British and German forces in the war. The British, French and Belgian armies were forced to continue their retreat until weeks later, when only a short distance from Paris they managed to reverse the tide of the war and push the Germans back north.
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Performers parade through the streets during the Notting Hill Carnival in London, England, Aug. 24, 2014. The Notting Hill Carnival is the largest street festival in Europe and was first held in 1964 by the Afro-Caribbean community.
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Ahmed Kenzi Saidia of Algeria, center, competes in Men's 2000m Steeplechase Final of Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games at the Nanjing Olympic Sports Center in Nanjing, China, Aug. 25, 2014.
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Tourists view Hukou Waterfall in China, Aug. 24, 2014. It is the largest waterfall on the Yellow River, China, and the second largest waterfall in China.
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A riot policeman is set on fire by a molotov cocktail thrown by a small group of anti-government protesters during clashes in San Cristobal, Venezuela, Aug. 25, 2014. The demonstrators protested against the rise in public transportation costs, the shortage of goods and the closure of the border with Colombia, among other things.
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Cellar worker Adam Craig moves a wine barrel as he cleans up a pile of collapsed barrels in a storage room at Kieu Hoang Winery in Napa, California, Aug. 25, 2014. A day after a 6.0 earthquake rocked the Napa Valley, residents and wineries were continuing clean up operations.
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Six thousand fans of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of the Turkish Republic, gather to form a giant Ataturk portrait at Ataturk's mausoleum, in Ankara, Aug. 26, 2014.
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In this composite image Chinese women pose in face-kinis in the Yellow Sea in Qingdao, China, Aug. 21, 2014. The locally designed mask is worn by many local women to protect them from jellyfish stings, algae and the sun's ultraviolet rays.
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A child runs through a park along Manhattan's East River in New York City, Aug. 27, 2014.
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Workers decorate Tiananmen Square for the 65th Anniversary of The People's Republic of China in Beijing, China, Aug. 27, 2014. The National Day of the People's Republic of China is celebrated every year on October 1, and it will be the 65th Anniversary this year.
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Footsteps from recent visitors are visible among the remains of a former French communications and supply trench from the World War I Battle of Verdun near Verdun, France, Aug. 27, 2014. The 10-month Battle of Verdun in 1916, among the most horrific on the entire Western Front, resulted in a combined casualty count of between 714,231 and 976,000 for both sides. The two armies fired an estimated 65 million artillery shells at one another, of which millions never exploded and are still strewn throughout the region.
France will commemorate the centenary of the battle in 2016 with events including the inauguration of a redesigned national memorial.
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Company of the HMS Illustrious stand in formation during her decommissioning ceremony in Portsmouth, England, Aug. 28, 2014. The HMS Illustrious was the last of the Royal Navy's Invincible class aircraft carriers, and is to be replaced by HMS Ocean after serving for 32 years. The ship is to be sold with the condition that the buyer must keep HMS Illustrious in Great Britain.
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Horses and riders clear a fence in The £500 Permanent Money Backs Handicap Steeple Chase at Fontwell racecourse in Fontwell, England, Aug. 28, 2014.
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People hold a photograph of James Foley, the freelance journalist killed by the ISIS group, during a memorial service in Erbil, 220 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq, Aug. 24, 2014.
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Ron Mcgee, bottom, and Shawn Williams, top, sunbathe on a float in a shallow tidal pool on the South Beach of Tybee Island, Ga., Aug. 23, 2014. The National Weather Service had issued a heat advisory in south Georgia.
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Beyonce performs on stage at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., Aug. 24, 2014.
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San Diego Padres' Will Venable grounds out while batting against the Milwaukee Brewers during the second inning in a baseball game in San Diego, Aug. 27, 2014.
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A cat runs on the pitch during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Elche at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Aug. 24, 2014.
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Ukrainian soldiers park their hardware on the roadside as they wait for the start of the march into the town of Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, Aug. 27, 2014.
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Children from the minority Yazidi sect, who fled violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, wait for food by a fire in Bajed Kadal refugee camp, southwest of Dohuk province, Aug. 22, 2014.
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A view of what witnesses said was an explosion caused by an Israeli airstrike on a house in Gaza City, Aug. 23, 2014.
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Protesters are seen below mounted police during a demonstration against an election meeting organized by right-wing political group The Party of the Swedes (Svenskarnas Parti) in central Malmo, southern Sweden, August 23, 2014. Two people were hurt during the demonstration, according to local media.
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Shi'ite fighters loyal to Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against ISIS militants take part in field training in Najaf, Aug. 23, 2014.
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Palestinians look at the remains of a commercial center, which witnesses said was hit by an Israeli air strike on Saturday, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, Aug. 24, 2014.
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Female Afghan National Army (ANA) officers attend their graduation ceremony at the Kabul Military Training Centre in Afghanistan, Aug. 24, 2014.
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A man holds up a knife as he rides on the back of a motorcycle touring the streets of Tabqa city with others in celebration after ISIS militants took over Tabqa air base, in nearby Raqqa city, Syria, Aug. 24, 2014. ISIS militants stormed the air base in northeast Syria on Sunday, capturing most of it from government forces after days of fighting over the strategic location, a monitoring group said. Fighting raged inside the walls of the Tabqa air base, the Syrian army's last foothold in an area otherwise controlled by ISIS, which has seized large areas of Syria and Iraq.
A man slips off the "gostra," a pole covered in grease, during the week-long celebrations for the religious feast of St Julian, patron of the town of St. Julian's, outside Valletta, Malta, Aug. 24, 2014. In the traditional " game stretching back to the Middle Ages, young men, women and children have to make their way to the top of a pole and try to uproot one of the flags to win prizes.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel embraces the statue of Saint James during her visit to the cathedral in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Aug. 25, 2014.
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Britain's Josh Collins riding "Spook a Little" competes in the team reining competition at the World Equestrian Games at the d'Ornano stadium in Caen, France, Aug. 25, 2014.
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French President Francois Hollande delivers a speech in the rain on the Ile de Sein, an island located near the Pointe-du-Raz, off the Brittany coast, in France, Aug. 25, 2014. Earlier in the day, Hollande asked his prime minister to form a new government, looking to impose his will on the cabinet after rebel leftist ministers had called for an economic policy U-turn. The surprise move came the day after the outspoken Economy Minister had condemned what he called fiscal "austerity" and attacked euro zone powerhouse Germany's "obsession" with budgetary rigor.
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Manchester City's goalkeeper Joe Hart, center, punches the ball away from Liverpool's Martin Skrtel, left, and Dejan Lovren, right, during their English Premier League soccer match at the Etihad stadium in Manchester, England, Aug. 25, 2014.
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Men in suits lock hands to make a clear path for family members attending the funeral of Michael Brown, at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 25, 2014. The father of Brown, the black teenager who was shot dead by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo. on August 9, appealed for calm as family, politicians and activists gathered for the funeral following weeks of unrest.
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Michael Brown Sr. yells out as his son's casket is lowered into the ground at St. Peter's Cemetery in St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 25, 2014. Family, politicians and activists gathered for the funeral on Monday following weeks of unrest with at times violent protests spawning headlines around the world focusing attention on racial issues in the United States.
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A woman reacts as she embraces her son, who joined as a new volunteer of the Ukrainian interior ministry's special battalion "Sich", before a ceremony, where he and his comrades will take an oath of allegiance to the country, in Kiev, Ukraine, Aug. 26, 2014.
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Coffins containing bodies of migrants who died are carried off a navy ship at the Sicilian harbor of Augusta, Aug. 26, 2014. At least 24 migrants trying to reach Europe from Africa died after their boat sank in the Mediterranean, the Italian navy said after completing a two-day search for bodies. A further 364 migrants were rescued by navy and coastguard vessels after the fishing boat capsized, the latest in a series of similar shipwrecks.
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Palestinian children hold guns as they celebrate with others what they said was a victory over Israel, following a ceasefire in Gaza City, Aug. 26, 2014. Israel has accepted an Egyptian proposal for a Gaza ceasefire, a senior Israeli official said on Tuesday.
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Michael Lucarelli runs from the media as he leaves the federal court building in Manhattan after posting bail, Aug. 26, 2014. Lucarelli, the director of market intelligence at Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates, was arrested at his Manhattan apartment, a spokesman for the FBI said. A criminal complaint made public in federal court charged Lucarelli with 13 counts of securities fraud for making investments based on press releases his company drafted.
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Actor Dachi Orvelashvili poses during the photo call for the movie "The President" at the 71st Venice Film Festival, Aug. 27, 2014.
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Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano erupts near Banos, Aug. 24, 2014. Tungurahua, which means "Throat of Fire" in the local Quechua language, has been classified as active since 1999.
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A surfer flies off a wave at the Wedge in Newport Beach, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014. Southern California beachgoers experienced much higher than normal surf, brought on by Hurricane Marie spinning off the coast of Mexico.