L.A. Kings captain Dustin Brown raises the Stanley Cup one last time during the team's NHL championship banner ceremony before their game against the San Jose Sharks at Staples Center.
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Visiting the area for the first time, 64-year-old Fran Glod of Oswego, N.Y,, walks down the steps to a beach covered by a king tide high tide on Tybee Island, Ga. The annual king tide is the year's highest astronomical tide, when the alignment of the full moon causes higher than normal tides along the coast.
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Mt. Sinabung spews hot lava and volcanic ash as it is seen from Karo, Indonesia. M. Sinabung has erupted for the last four days, forcing hundreds of people to flee their homes.
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Protesters march during a demonstration in Mexico City, demanding justice in the case of the 43 students that went missing in Iguala, Guerrero state, after a clash with local police. Thousands of people protested around the country on Wednesday amid fears the students were executed by a gang working with crooked police. The sign reads, "Indignation takes the streets."
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Pro-democracy protesters rest on the ground next to central government offices in Hong Kong. Talks between the Hong Kong democracy protesters and the Chinese government were called off Thursday just hours after demonstrators vowed to ratchet up their occupation of key parts of the city if their demands were not met.
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People walk through a tunnel on the main road in the occupied areas in Hong Kong. Talks between the Hong Kong government and student leaders of a democracy protest that has blocked main roads in the Asian financial hub for nearly two weeks are canceled because they're unlikely to be constructive.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kin Cheung / Associated PressLink
Kurdish protestors clash with Turkish riot policemen in Istanbul. The Turkish army has deployed in the streets of Diyarbakir to impose a curfew following violent protests by pro-Kurdish demonstrators in southeast Turkey angry at the government's lack of action against jihadists in Syria.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OZAN KOSE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Smoke rises from shelling in the Syrian town of Ain al-Arab, known as Kobane by the Kurds, as a Turkish tank guard at the Turkish-Syrian border, in the southeastern village of Mursitpinar. Kurdish fighters appeared to control most of the Syrian border town of Kobane on Thursday amid continued U.S. airstrikes on Islamic State jihadists.
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Alvaro Quiros of Spain hits a practice shot on the driving range prior to Day 1 of the Portugal Masters held at the Oceanico Victoria Golf Course in Portugal.
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The race is on at Coral Romford Greyhound Stadium in Romford, England.
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As part of the "Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red" evolving art installation at the Tower of London, 888,246 poppies will be planted in the moat by volunteers with the last poppy being planted on Nov. 11. Each poppy represents a British or Colonial fatality in the First World War.
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Iraqis stand at the site of an explosion in the aftermath of a car bomb attack in Sadr City district of Baghdad.
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A Kenyan woman prays as other women sing songs of celebration to welcome President Uhuru Kenyatta after he landed from the International Criminal Court (ICC) at the Hague for his pretrial, at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya. Kenya's president is facing charges of organizing mass ethnic violence.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANIEL IRUNGU / EPALink
Palestinians receive Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah during his visit to Beit Hanun in the northern Gaza Strip. The Palestinian Authority cabinet ministers crossed into the Gaza Strip in a convoy of cars and will view damage from the 50-day war in the northern area of Beit Hanoun before meeting with the ruling Hamas faction to hold the first unity reconciliation talks.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED SABER / EPALink
People walk on Hanoi street with national flags hanging, as Vietnam is set to celebrate the 60th anniversary of its liberation from French occupation on Oct. 10, 1954.
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