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    SEPT. 27: A man takes a face plant during an extreme run competition in Zhodino, east of Minsk, the capital of Belarus.

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    SEPT. 27: Pope Francis shakes hands with an inmate as he meets with prisoners at Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility in Philadelphia.

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    SEPT. 27: Pope Francis prepares to depart Philadelphia International Airport for the flight back to Rome. Pope Francis wrapped up his 10-day trip to Cuba and the United States on Sunday.

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    SEPT. 27: An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man inspects an etrog citrus fruit used in rituals during the week-long Jewish holiday of Sukkot in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighborhood.

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    SEPT. 28: Body language tells the story as President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

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    SEPT. 28: President Barack Obama extends his hand to Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

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    SEPT. 28: Italian actress Sophia Loren greets the news media before the Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer 2016 collection during Milan Fashion Week in Italy.

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    SEPT. 29: British actress Emma Thompson wears a painted polar bear paw during an environmental rally outside the Shell Centre in central London. Royal Dutch Shell abandoned its Arctic search for oil after failing to find enough crude, a move that pleased environmental campaigners and shareholders who said the project was too expensive and risky.

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    SEPT. 29: A man carries out the chair reserved for the head of states that will be used before they address attendees during the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. Headquarters in New York.

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    SEPT. 29: A migrant child leans out of a train window to collect food at the railway station in Tovarnik, Croatia.

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    SEPT. 29: A paramilitary policeman holds onto a fence as tourists dodge powerful waves generated by Typhoon Dujuan, at the bank of Qiantang river, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. China ordered tens of thousands of boats back to shore and closed tourist attractions as the typhoon made landfall in the eastern province of Fujian early on Tuesday after leaving two dead and hundreds injured in Taiwan.

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    SEPT. 29: People set up sandbags to reinforce an embankment in front of an Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva statue as waves brought by Typhoon Dujuan slam the coastline in Quanzhou, Fujian province, China.

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    SEPT. 30: People stand around a leopard with its head stuck in a vessel in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan state, India. The leopard’s head got stuck when it attempted to drink water from the pot, according to news reports. Forest officials tranquilized the animal and sawed off the vessel later in the day.

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    SEPT. 30: Hot air balloons are prepared for a flight as others take off during an international hot air balloon festival at Maayan Harod National Park in northern Israel.

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    OCT. 1: Peruvian shamans holding a figure of a Nino Jesus (Child Jesus) and a snake perform a ritual at the Rimac river to fight the negative effects of the Nino weather phenomenon, in Lima.

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    OCT. 1: Umpqua Community College alumnus Donice Smith, left, is embraced after she said one of her former teachers was shot dead, near the site of the mass shooting in Roseburg, Oregon.

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    OCT. 1: Cew members of the USS Ronald Reagan, a Nimitz-class nuclear-powered super carrier, prepare to salute as the ship arrives at the U.S. naval base in Yokosuka, south of Tokyo.

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    OCT. 1: A model wears a creation by Indian designer Manish Arora as part of his Spring-Summer 2016 ready-to-wear fashion collection, presented during the Paris Fashion Week in Paris.

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    OCT 2: A Red deer stag barks, with a female seen behind, in the morning sun in Richmond Park in west London. The Royal Park has had Red and Fallow deer present since 1529, and early autumn sees the rutting, or breeding, season begin among the herd of over 600 animals.

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    OCT. 2: Shri Gopal, a Gandhian – a follower of Gandhi's philosophy – sits dressed as India’s independence leader Mahatma Gandhi, along with school children also dressed as Gandhi, in an attempt to set a Guinness record, during celebrations to mark Gandhi’s birth anniversary in Bangalore, India. A total of 4,605 children participated in the event to break the record of largest gathering of people dressed as Gandhi, according to organizers.

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