A teacher and student participate in a mud slide competition to determine the winner after a tie game in the second of two Mudbowl game at SATEC @ WA Porter C.I. in Toronto. The 100th Grey Cup Festival partnered with the TDSB to recreate the infamous 1950 Mud Bowl game between Toronto and Winnipeg and give the school a new football field in the process. Next spring the field will be re-sodded and outfitted as a football field courtesy of the Toronto Argonauts and RONA.
(Peter Power/The Globe and Mail)
Police dogs attack a man found stealing from ethnic Somali homes during the second day of skirmishes in the Eastleigh neighbourhood of Kenya's capital Nairobi. Police fired tear gas to disperse Kenyans who threw stones and broke into the homes and shops of ethnic Somalis in Nairobi's Somali-dominated Eastleigh neighbourhood on Monday to protest against a bomb attack in the district on Sunday.
An Indian firefighter waits for water as others, background, battle a large fire in the Himalaya House office tower in the business district in New Delhi, India. One person died in the fire, local news reports said.
A photographer takes pictures as water pours from river outlet tubes during an experimental high flow release from the Glen Canyon Dam in Page, Arizona. The total maximum release from the dam will reach approximately 42,300 cubic feet per second - 27,300 cfs of full-capacity powerplant releases and a bypass release through four river outlet tubes sending 15,000 cfs of water out over the Colorado River, according to an Interior Department statement. The release is part of a long-term protocol announced in May by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to meet water and power needs and resolve problems with downstream sediment and non-native fish predation on the Colorado River below the dam.
A visitor looks at the Rita Mae West room by Spanish artist Salvador Dali (1904-1989) during a media visit to the exhibition "Dali" at the Centre Pompidou modern art museum, also known as Beaubourg, in Paris. The exhibition, which is a retrospective to one of the great figures in 20th century art, Salvador Dali, will run from November 21, 2012 to March 25, 2013.
Indian camel traders arrive with their livestock for the annual Pushkar fair in Pushkar, Rajasthan state, India. The weeklong cattle fair attracts a large number of tourists from different parts of the world.
A Palestinian walks past a destroyed Hamas security site after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City. Hostilities between Islamist militants and Israel entered a sixth day on Monday as diplomatic efforts were set to intensify to try to stop rocket fire from the Gaza Strip and Israeli air strikes on Gaza. International pressure for a ceasefire seemed certain to mount after the deadliest single incident in the flare-up on Sunday claimed the lives of at least 11 Palestinian civilians, including four children.
People take photographs of hot air balloons in Metropolitano park during the International Hot-Air Balloon Festival in Leon, in the Mexican state of Guanajuato.
Hindu devotees pray while standing in the waters of the Arabian Sea as they worship the Sun god during the Hindu religious festival "Chhat Puja" in Mumbai. Hindu devotees worship the Sun god and fast all day for the betterment of their family and society during the festival.
Monks hold a placard depicting U.S. and Myanmar's national flags to welcome U.S. President Barack Obama at Yangon International Airport. Poised to become the first U.S. head of state to travel to Myanmar, Obama on Monday will attempt to strike a balance between praising the government's progress in shaking off military rule and pressing it for further reforms.
A man walks beside the Bank of Japan (BOJ) building in Tokyo. The BOJ is expected to hold policy steady at the conclusion of its two-day meeting on Tuesday. It could hold off on any further stimulus steps until early next year, as it considers the policies of Japan's next government.
U.S. President Barack Obama kisses Aung San Suu Kyi following joint remarks at her residence in Yangon. President Obama became the first serving U.S. president to visit Myanmar on Monday, trying during a whirlwind six-hour trip to strike a balance between praising the government's progress in shaking off military rule and pressing for more reform.
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