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An Indian artiste dressed as Hindu god Shiva participates in a procession as part of Dussehra festival celebrations in Allahabad, India, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. The Hindu festival Dussehra commemorates the triumph of Lord Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil.

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Salmon do their best to get past a dam on the Humber River in Toronto, Sept. 27, 2013. This is the time of year when salmon make their way up river from Lake Ontario to spawn.

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Foreign visitors take photographs as baby orphaned elephants return back for feeding time after spending the day in Nairobi National Park, at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust elephant orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya Monday, Sept. 30, 2013.

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People cross a street as a U.S.-made car, used as a private collective taxi is driven as it rains in Havana September 30, 2013.


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Rapper Drake, left, and Toronto Mayor Rob Ford are all smiles during an NBA and Toronto Raptors press conference at the ACC in Toronto on Sept. 30, 2013. The NBA announce the 2016 All-Star game would be played in Toronto and Drake was introduced as the new ambassador of the Toronto Raptors.

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Russian sailing ship 'Mir' participates in a parade for the Mediterranean Tall Ships regatta in Toulon September 30, 2013. About 37 tall ships have gathered for the competition which ended with a parade in the bay of Toulon.


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Girls read books containing short verses from the Koran in a madrasa, or religious school, on the outskirts of Islamabad September 30, 2013.


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People help a street vendor who passed out from tear gas fired by police breaking up a protest after she took refuge inside a restaurant in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. Riot police broke up the end of an anti-government demonstration by people marking the anniversary of the 1991 ouster of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

Dieu Nalio Chery/AP

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Tourists take pictures as a storm surge hits the coastline under the influence of Typoon Wutip in Sanya, Hainan province, September 30, 2013.


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Tourists on Segways are briefed on history and current events, namely the potential government shutdown, during a stop near the U.S. Capitol as the sun sets behind the Washington Monument (C, background) in Washington Sept. 30, 2013.


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Flamingos stand in a lagoon near Messolongi, in western Greece, on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. The lagoon is part of protected wetlands, that also includes marshes and ponds. The migratory flamingoes use the lagoon and salt evaporation ponds of Messolongi during the summer months before moving further south for the winter.

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