Democratic candidate Jerry Brown, left, and Republican candidate Meg Whitman spar in the first of three debates, at UC Davis.
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President Barack Obama attends a rally for the Democratic National Committee at the University of Wisconsin.
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Heavy rains cause a landslide in Giraldo, Colombia, that buries at least 20 people in the mountainous northwest of the Andean nation.
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Anti-nuclear protesters demonstrate against the German government's energy policy in front of the Chancellery in Berlin.
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A woman takes a picture before the debate of a UN fact-finding mission's report on an attack by Israeli commandos on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla in May, at the United Nations European Headquarters.
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A man looks out of the window of a shanty in Dharavi, India, one of Asia's largest slums.
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Shoes and carnations lie on a red carpet, in honor of gunshot victims during an anti-gun rally on Turkey's Individual Disarmament Day.
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Footballs on the pitch during a training session on the eve of the UEFA Champions League match pitting Benfica Lissabon against Schalke 04.
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A worker scales a stockpile of rice at a warehouse of the governmen's National Food Authority. The Philippine central bank expects annual inflation in September to be between 3.6% and 4.5%.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROMEO RANOCO / REUTERSLink
A man descends in an elevator at the Lloyds of London insurance building. Record claims from disasters, including the Chilean earthquake and U.S. oil spill, have halved the insurer's profits with no respite from a steady decline in prices.
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Players from the European team practice on the 17th green ahead of the 2010 Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor.
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Tiger Woods tees off during a practice round prior to the 2010 Ryder Cup at the Celtic Manor Resort.
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About 680 children were baptized by the Georgian Orthodox Church during the 13th mass baptism ceremony at Holy Trinity Cathedral.
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People take in the twilight at a pavilion atop a hill at a Beijing park in Beijing.
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Former Cuban President Fidel Castro attends a meeting for the 50th anniversary of the Committees of Defense of the Revolution.
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Salma, 8, a flood victim, pushes her newly installed net window on a flood relief camp's tent in Kakar village in Dadu district, about 235 miles from Karachi.
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A model presents a creation by designer Nana Aganovich as part of her spring-summer 2011 women's ready-to-wear fashion collection for fashion house Aganovich during Paris Fashion Week.
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Four-year-old male chimpanzee Yangyang, left, weds 6-year-old female chimp Wan Xing at a ceremony at the zoo in Hefei.
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Young North Koreans dance to celebrate the promotion of the youngest son of ailing leader Kim Jong-Il in apparent preparation for another dynastic succession. Kim appointed Jong-Un as a four-star general, official media reported Tuesday in its first mention of the third son's name.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Korean Central News AgencyLink
Pakistani activists of the hard-line Islamic party Al-Badar wave Islamic flags during an anti-India rally in Peshawar, protesting the situation in India-administered Kashmir. Moderate separatist leaders in Indian-administered Kashmir rejected an offer from New Delhi for fresh talks and a security review, a day after hard-liners spurned the proposals.
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A jackdaw grabs a piece of bread thrown by tourists, as Monte Rosa, Castor and Pollux mountains are seen in the background at the Gornergrat in Zermatt. Monte Rosa, at 15,203 feet, is the highest mountain in Switzerland.
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Greenpeace activists project the slogan "Nuclear power harms Germany" on a cooling tower of the nuclear power station in Grafenrheinfeld. At 12 German nuclear power plants, Greenpeace activists demonstrated against the decision of the German Cabinet to extend the plants' operation for up to 14 years.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAVID EBENER / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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