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    SEPT. 6: Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns a shot to Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain at dusk in Arthur Ashe Stadium during their fourth round match at the U.S. Open Championships tennis tournament in New York.

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    SEPT. 6: Bride Dilges Baskin, her face covered by a scarf with yellow-red-green Kurdish colors, gets in her wedding car, near armored police vehicles (background) in Yuksekova in the Kurdish-dominated southeastern Hakkari province of Turkey. Militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party have been clashing almost daily with security forces in southeast Turkey since July, when a two-year ceasefire between the PKK and the government collapsed, with both sides blaming each other.

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    SEPT. 7: Larry the Downing street cat waits to enter number 10, London, before Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron was to address Parliament regarding the migrant crisis in Europe.

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    SEPT. 7: Policemen are hit by eggs as farmers and dairy farmers from all over Europe take part in a demonstration outside a European Union farm ministers' emergency meeting at the EU Council headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. Thousands of farmers gathered in the European capital calling for more help with low prices and high costs.

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    SEPT. 7: Refugees and migrants push each other as they try to board a bus following their arrival onboard the Eleftherios Venizelos passenger ship at the port of Piraeus, near Athens, Greece. The country is struggling to cope with the hundreds of migrants and refugees from the war in Syria making the short crossing every day from Turkey to Greece's eastern islands, including Kos, Lesbos, Samos and Agathonisi.

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    SEPT. 8: Palestinian workers remove the debris of a house, that witnesses said was destroyed by Israeli shelling during a 50-day war in 2014, during a sandstorm in Gaza. A heavy sandstorm swept across parts of the Middle East on Tuesday, killing two people and hospitalizing hundreds in Lebanon and disrupting fighting and air strikes in neighboring Syria. Clouds of dust also engulfed Israel, Jordan and Cyprus where aircraft were diverted to Paphos from Larnaca airport as visibility fell to 500 meters.

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    SEPT. 8: U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton does the "Nae Nae" dance move with DJ Stephen "Twitch" Boss and television host Ellen DeGeneres during a taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres show" in New York.

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    SEPT. 8: Serena Williams, left, embraces her sister Venus Williams after defeating her in their quarterfinals match at the U.S. Open Championships tennis tournament in New York.

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    SEPT. 8: U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, center, ties a shoelace for Rep. Donald Payne Jr., who is recovering from a foot injury, after a rally in support of the nuclear deal with Iran on the East Front steps of the U.S. Capitol in Washington. President Obama on Tuesday secured 41 votes in the U.S. Senate for the international nuclear deal with Iran, just enough to block a final vote on a measure of disapproval.

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    SEPT. 9: People gather at the "Tribute in Light" in Lower Manhattan, New York. The tribute was lit two days ahead of the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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    SEPT. 9: The new Apple iPad Pro is displayed during an Apple media event in San Francisco. The company unveiling upgrades to its Apple TV, and gave first looks at the larger iPad and the iPhone 6s models.

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    SEPT. 9: U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump makes his way through the crowd after addressing a Tea Party rally against the Iran nuclear deal at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.

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    SEPT. 9: Migrants' tents are blown off by the wind near a collection point in the village of Roszke, Hungary. Hungary closed its M5 highway after groups of migrants broke through a police cordon at Roszke on the border with Serbia on Wednesday and set off on foot towards the motorway.

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    SEPT. 9: Britain's Queen Elizabeth boards her carriage as she officially opens the new Scottish Borders Railway on the day she became Britain's longest reigning monarch.

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    SEPT. 9: Spectators use their mobile phones to take pictures and videos as Z-19 helicopters of the People's Liberation Army perform during an aerobatic display at the China Helicopter Exposition in Tianjin.

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    SEPT. 9: Workers look on as a car is stranded in a sinkhole on a street in Lanzhou, Gansu province, China. The driver managed to get out of the car unharmed and no one was injured during the incident.

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    SEPT. 9: An elderly woman is carried by an ambulance worker after being rescued by a helicopter from an area flooded by the Kinugawa river, caused by typhoon Etau. Japan evacuated about 100,000 people from their homes on Thursday, after rare torrential rains unleashed floods that left at least two people missing and stranded many more when rivers surged over their banks.

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    SEPT. 10: Students stand on the roof of a wooden boat as haze blankets the Musi River while they travel to school in Palembang, on Indonesia's Sumatra island. Indonesia is investigating 10 firms over worsening forest fires that have created a blanket of smog over Southeast Asia, threatening them with sanctions if they are found responsible. The thick haze from Indonesia's Sumatra and Kalimantan islands has forced the repeated cancellation of flights in the area and pushed air quality to unhealthy levels in neighboring Singapore and Malaysia.

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    SEPT. 10: Residents are seen as they wait for rescue helicopters at a residential area flooded by the Kinugawa river, caused by typhoon Etau, in Joso, Ibaraki prefecture, Japan. One person was missing on Thursday as 90,000 people were ordered to evacuate after rivers burst their banks in cities north of Tokyo following days of heavy rain pummeling Japan, according to local media.

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    SEPT. 11: Members of the Red White and Blue team run through the 9/11 Empty Sky memorial at sunrise across from New York's Lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center, in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey. Relatives of the nearly 3,000 people killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks gathered in New York, Pennsylvania and outside Washington to mark the 14th anniversary of the hijacked airliner strikes carried out by al Qaeda militants.

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    SEPT. 11: Souvenirs for 9/11 victims are seen in a memorial across from New York's Lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center in Exchange Place, New Jersey. An overcast Friday greeted relatives who gathered to commemorate nearly 3,000 people killed in the September 11 attacks in New York, Pennsylvania and outside Washington.

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