Tourists and locals stop to take pictures with a TIFF sign along King Street in downtown Toronto on the first day of the Toronto International Film Festival.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles TimesLink
Father Richard Estrada leads fast-food protesters in prayer before 10 of them were arrested for failing to disperse in front of a downtown Los Angeles McDonald's restaurant. Calling for higher pay and the right to form a union without retaliation, fast-food chain workers protested as part of a wave of strikes and protests in 150 cities across the U.S.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
A worker carries a bucket to clean windows outside a Burger King restaurant before it opens as protesters demonstrate outside in Atlanta.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Goldman / Associated PressLink
A diver is at a sunken wreck in the expanded boundary waters of Lake Huron near Alpena, Mich. The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Michigan has received federal approval to expand its size nearly tenfold and boost preservation of scores of additional shipwrecks in Lake Huron.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Thunder Bay National Marine SancLink
"No" activists gather near to where Scottish Labor leader Johann Lamont is campaigning ahead of the Scottish Referendum in Glasgow, Scotland. There is now just two weeks of campaigning left before voters go to the polls to vote yes or no on whether Scotland should become an independent country.
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Forensic investigators prepare to examine a property where a woman is thought to have been beheaded in London. The body of 82-year-old Palmira Silva was discovered in a rear garden of a house on Nightingale Road. A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and is being held under police guard in a hospital.
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A woman playing with her dog is silhouetted against the sky as sun sets in Berlin.
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Actor-director James Franco signs autographs as he arrives for the premiere of "The Sound and the Fury" during the 71st annual Venice International Film Festival.
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The neighbors of an Ebola virus victim look at medical workers from the Liberian Red Cross carry his body in the small city of Banjol, Liberia. More than 1,900 people have died in the Ebola epidemic sweeping through West Africa.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DOMINIQUE FAGET / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Palestinian men boil water amid the rubble of destroyed houses in the Shejaiya neighborhood of Gaza City. The reconstruction of the Gaza Strip, devastated during 50 days of war with Israel, will cost $7.7 billion, Palestinian experts said in a report.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED ABED / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Indian schoolchildren crowd around a radio as they listen to a broadcast by Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivering his Teachers' Day speech at a primary school in Allahabad. Modi addressed hundreds of thousands of students during a live telecast to classrooms across India for the country's Teachers' Day celebrations.
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Indian schoolgirls wear sarees as they perform a Thiruvathirakali, a popular group dance ahead of the Onam festival and on Teachers' Day at a school in New Delhi.
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A Chinese woman and her baby look at terra cotta warrior lanterns on display outside the Today Art Museum in Beijing.
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A young girl explores the Exxopolis installation during a preview for the Brisbane Festival in Australia. Exxopolis is an interactive walk-in inflatable sculpture, which comes to nearly 3,300 square feet and is inspired by Islamic architecture, natural geometry and Gothic cathedrals.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAN PELED / EPALink
Kanye West performs during "The Yeezus Tour" at Perth Arena in Australia.
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