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Ultra-Orthodox Jews of the Hassidic sect Vizhnitz gather on a hill overlooking the Mediterranean sea as they participate in a Tashlich ceremony in Herzeliya, Israel, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Tashlich, which means 'to cast away' in Hebrew, is the practice by which Jews go to a large flowing body of water and symbolically 'throw away' their sins by throwing a piece of bread, or similar food, into the water before the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, which start on Friday.

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Okkes Sahin walks on hot peppers laid out on a road to dry under the sun in Kilis province September 12, 2013. Farmers sell their peppers to factories producing pepper products after drying them under the sun for a week.


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An aerial view shows the Costa Concordia as it lies on its side next to Giglio Island taken from an Italian navy helicopter August 26, 2013. The wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship could be upright again next week, nearly two years after the liner capsized and killed at least 30 people off the Italian coast.


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A rider from Kazkahstan's team scores by a beheaded goat against Russia during the first Asian Kokpar championship in Astana September 12, 2013. Kokpar, also known as Buzkashi, is a traditional central Asian sport played between two teams of horsemen competing to throw a beheaded goat into a scoring circle.


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A man runs to fetch water to douse burning houses in a residential district, caused by a firefight between government soldiers and Muslim rebels from the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), in Zamboanga city in southern Philippines September 12, 2013. Fighting between security forces and rogue Muslim rebels seeking to declare an independent state escalated in a southern Philippine city on Thursday and spread to a second island.


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New England Patriots wide receiver Aaron Dobson can't make the reception on a pass from Tom Brady during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the New York Jets on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass.

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A home and car are stranded after a flash flood in Coal Creek destroyed the bridge near Golden, Colorado September 12, 2013. Flooding in Colorado left two people dead, prompted hundreds to be evacuated, caused building collapses and stranded cars, officials said.


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Jyoti Amge,19, from Nagpur, India, is measured by a Guinness World Record official on top of the Empire State Building in New York September 12, 2013. Standing 24.7 inches tall, Amge has held the title of the "Shortest Living Woman" since her 18th birthday on December 16, 2011.


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A pair of water spouts form on Lake Michigan southeast of Kenosha, Wis. on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. The National Weather Service in Sullivan said the water spouts occurred about four miles southeast from Kenosha. A water spout is basically a tornado over water, meteorologist Ed Townsend said.

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Afghan refugees and Pakistani children, who were displaced with their families from Pakistan's tribal areas due to fighting between the Taliban and the army, attend an exam at their school in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013.

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