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Best pictures from September 19

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A passenger aircraft, with the full "Harvest Moon" seen behind, makes its final approach to landing at Heathrow Airport in west London, September 19, 2013. The moon's rise time and angle of path give the illusion that the Harvest Moon is both closer, larger and brighter; though actually it is not.


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Egyptian security forces take cover during clashes with suspected militants, not pictured, in the town of Kirdasah, near Giza Pyramids, Egypt, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.

Ahmed Gomaa/AP

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An ethnic Tamil woman walks with an umbrella along a street in Jaffna, about 400 kilometres north of Colombo September 19, 2013.


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A man stands on a roof as floodwaters engulf houses and parked cars at a neighbourhood in Culiacan, Mexico September 19, 2013. Tropical Storm Manuel lashed Mexico's northwest coast with heavy rains on Thursday, prompting evacuations and adding to flash floods that have unleashed chaos across Mexico and killed at least 97 people.

Fidel Martinez/REUTERS

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A young girl walks along a path as a paraglider soars overhead at Ghajn Tuffieha (Apple's Eye) Bay on the northwest coast of Malta September 19, 2013.


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A surfer walks with his surfboard as he heads home from the beach in Leucadia, California September 18, 2013.


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New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera sings autographs at the Rogers Centre before his team plays the Toronto Blue Jays in MLB American League baseball action in Toronto, Thursday September 19, 2013. Rivera has said he plans to retire after the season and it will be the last game he plays at the Rogers Centre.


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A worker tightens a rope to raise a four-metre-high statue of horses at a new housing complex at Parung village in Bogor, Indonesia's West Java province September 19, 2013.


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Fans react during a concert by Brazilian band Sepultura and the French band Tambours du Bronx at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 19, 2013.


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A giant yellow duck sits at the Glory Pier in the port of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Thousands flocked to the port of Kaohsiung to see Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman's famous 18 meter yellow duck, a gigantic version of the iconic bathtub toy used by children around the world.

Wally Santana/AP

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