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A man paddles his boat past vehicles submerged in floodwaters in Patani community Delta state. Vast stretches of Nigeria have been submerged by floods in the past few weeks, as major rivers like the Niger, the continent's third longest, burst their banks.

AFOLABI SOTUNDE/REUTERS

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Sailing boats gather at the start of the Barcolana regatta in Trieste harbour . The annual Barcolana regatta in the Gulf of Trieste, Northern Italy, is one of the largest sailing races in the world with over 1500 participants.

STEFANO RELLANDINI/REUTERS

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A man while waits for customers while his camels eat in a cattle market in the outskirts of Karachi, Pakistan.

AKHTAR SOOMRO/REUTERS

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Roman Catholic pilgrims carry models of houses and boats, with the hope of receiving them in life, as they participate in the annual Cirio de Nazare procession in Belem, Brazil, at the mouth of the Amazon River.

PAULO SANTOS/REUTERS

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A woman cycles in the early morning autumn sunshine in Richmond Park, London.

LUKE MACGREGOR/Reuters

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Crowds watch the Space Shuttle Endeavour pass by the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum during the final leg of the journey to its new home at the California Science Center in Exposition Park in Los Angeles, California.

JONATHAN ALCORN/REUTERS

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Pilot Felix Baumgartner of Austria celebrates in Roswell, New Mexico, after successfully jumping from a capsule 39 kilometers above the earth.

Predrag Vuckovic/Red Bull/Reuters

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Approximately 24,000 runners take off from the start line of the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon.

Michelle Siu/The Globe and Mail

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Arizona Cardinals defensive back Kerry Rhodes (L) wrestles down Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson during the first half of their NFL football game in Phoenix, Arizona.

RALPH D. FRESO/REUTERS

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Toronto Argonuts running back Gerald Riggs, left, is taken down by Montreal Alouettes defender Marc-Olivier Brouillette during first half of CFL football action in Toronto.

Nathan Denette/THE CANADIAN PRESS

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Workers pull a boom while harvesting cranberries on a farm in Richmond, B.C. The lower mainland of British Columbia produces 20 percent of the world's cranberries.

DARRYL DYCK/THE CANADIAN PRESS

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