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A home is partially submerged by flood waters after a levee breach in Braithwaite, Louisiana. The breach occurred as Hurricane Isaac came on land Tuesday night. The remnants of Hurricane Isaac trudged north on Thursday and U.S. Gulf Coast residents started to mop up and assess damage, even as much of Louisiana was still flooded and without power.


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Firefighters try to extinguish a fire with branches in a forest at Barranco Blanco (White Ravine) in Coin, near Malaga, southern Spain.


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Maldivian riot police chase away supporters of former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed during a protest in Male. Supporters of the former president of the Maldives poured into the streets of the capital of the holiday island chain on Thursday to denounce an internationally backed report which said the leader's removal earlier this year did not constitute a coup.


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People look at a self-made replica of a Lamborghini Reventon as they drive past it in Suqian, Jiangsu province, China. Wang Jian, who worked at a garage for more than a decade, built the replica of a Lamborghini Reventon with a second-hand Nissan and Santana. The self-made roadster cost Wang around 60,000 RMB ($9,450) and can reach a maximum speed of 160mph, according to local media reports.


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Pass Christian Harbor Patrol Officer Quentin Bell stops a vehicle amid debris left after Hurricane Isaac passed through Pass Christian, Mississippi.


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A Thai person releases a bird from a cage for good luck in Thailand's Phitsanuloke province, about 377 km north of Bangkok.


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A man closes his eyes as he holds up his candle during a public candlelight memorial for late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, at Meskel Square in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Thousands turned out for the first of three days of planned commemorative ceremonies. Zenawi will be buried on Sunday, Sept. 2.

Rebecca Blackwell/AP

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Joseph Egana carries his fiancee Felicia Brewer on his shoulders as they wade, along with Derreck Eugene, through flooded Pine Street in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac in LaPlace, Louisiana. Isaac, downgraded to a tropical storm, was drenching southeastern Louisiana and Mississippi with heavy rainfall while a significant storm surge continued, the U.S National Hurricane Center said.

Peter Forest/REUTERS

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A man checks hand-made umbrellas left drying at a family umbrella workshop in Pathein, Irrawaddy Delta, Myanmar.

Alexander F. Yuan/AP

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