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Dominique Sanders walks with her two-and-a-half year old daughter Roux among flags flying at Pepperdine University in honor of the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks in Malibu, Calif. One flag from the nationality of each person killed that day was erected at the school.

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The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs, Colo. announced that their new baby gorilla, born four weeks ago, is a boy. The gorilla has yet to be named but has already proven its strength by hanging onto her mothers back and belly at an early age. The zoo is holding a contest for the public to name the baby gorilla. This species of western lowlands gorilla is critically endangered.


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Indian policemen baton charge residents protesting against the Russian built Kudamkulam nuclear plant in Kudamkulam, Tamil Nadu state, India. State officials said Indian police fired at protesters near the nuclear power plant being constructed in southern India, killing one person. Construction of the plant has been delayed by protests in the past year by residents and anti-nuclear groups concerned about safety following the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster in Japan last year. The government says the plant will meet safety standards.


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Shanto, 4, plays in front of the door of their makeshift home next to the river Buriganga at the Kamrangirchar area in Dhaka.


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A protester reacts as the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi is seen in flames during a protest by an armed group said to have been protesting a film being produced in the United States September 11, 2012. An American staff member of the U.S. consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi has died following fierce clashes at the compound, Libyan security sources said on Wednesday. Armed gunmen attacked the compound on Tuesday evening, clashing with Libyan security forces before the latter withdrew as they came under heavy fire.


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A navy fireboat sprays water as HMCS Charlottetown returns to Halifax. The vessel had been deployed in the Mediterranean and the Arabian Sea for almost nine months.


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A young Bavarian herdswoman rests after the return of the cattle from the summer pastures in the mountains near Bad Hindelang, southern Germany. At the end of the summer season, farmers move their herds down from the Alps to the winter pastures in the valley.

Matthias Schrader/AP

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The mother of one of six teenagers found dead in Mesquita reacts during their funeral in Nilopolis, Brazil. The bodies of the six youths age between 15 and 19, missing since Saturday, were found naked with signs of torture wrapped in sheets in Mesquita on Monday, according to the police. According to relatives of the youths, the group, who live in Nilopolis in the Baixada Fluminense region, were in Mesquita for a kite festival and went missing after they decided to visit a waterfall near the Chatuba slum, which is dominated by a drug gang, according local media.


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Protesters grab the shield of an anti-riot policeman during clashes near the U.S. embassy in Manila. The protesters, who were mostly students, demanded U.S. troops to be pulled out of the country.


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Miners march against Andrew Saffy Memorial Hospital discharging injured colleagues into police custody in Lonmin Platinum Mine near Rustenburg, South Africa. Union rivalry is at the root of violent illegal strikes that have been troubling the mining industry that is the engine driving Africa's largest economy.

Themba Hadebe/AP

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