A man leaves his house in Boca de Pascuales, Mexico, before the arrival of hurricane Patricia. Fast-moving Patricia grew into an "extremely dangerous" major hurricane off Mexico's Pacific coast.
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Sharon Kazee marches alongside protesters at the 20th National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation, in Los Angeles, Calif.
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A light-rail Gold Line train operator makes his way through the shadows of the Sierra Madre Villa Station in Pasadena. Metro officials are testing the new 11.5-mile, $891-million Foothill Extension light-rail line that will begin carrying passengers between Pasadena and Azusa in the spring.
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A police officer cries after laying flowers in memory of Officer Randolph Holder at the 9/11 Memorial in New York. Tyrone Howard is charged with first-degree murder and robbery, accused of stealing a bike and fatally shooting Holder in the head after a chase Tuesday night.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Seth Wenig / Associated PressLink
Democratic presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton looks toward the dais as she settles into her seat on Capitol Hill in Washington, prior to testifying before the House Benghazi Committee.
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Tobias Dustin Summers, who was convicted of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 10-year-old Northridge girl is led into Los Angeles Superior Court for sentencing. Summers received 12 life sentences without possibility of parole.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
Jeff Parry embraces Jennifer Christian during a candlelight vigil in honor of Lucas Leonard and Christopher Leonard, two teenagers brothers who were beaten during a church counseling session, at St. Patrick St. Anthony Church in Chadwicks, N.Y.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tina Russell / Pool Observer-DispatchLink
Students from Johannesburg and Witts universities arrive at the African National Congress ruling party headquarters in Johannesburg to protest against university fee hikes, in rolling protests that have become a focus for youth frustration in South Africa.
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South African riot police used stun grenades to disperse protesting students outside parliament in Cape Town, as demonstrations against rising university fees rocked campuses around the country.
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A Ugandan soldier from the Ugandan People's Defense Force is pictured at a military base at the international airport in Juba, South Sudan. Uganda's army has begun its pull-out from neighboring South Sudan, in line with a peace deal aimed at ending nearly two years of civil war.
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A Palestinian man closes his shop during clashes between Israeli troops and Palestinian protesters, in the West Bank town of al-Ram, north of Jerusalem. Ten Israelis have been killed over the last month, mainly in stabbing attacks. On the Palestinian side, 48 people have been killed.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Majdi Mohammed / Associated PressLink
Refugees and migrants arrive at Lesbos island after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey. Europe is facing a huge influx on all sides, with nearly 365,000 migrants and refugees having crossed the Mediterranean.
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Bahraini Shiite Muslim boys hold candles during a ceremony marking Ashura, which commemorates the seventh century slaying of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, in the village of Sanabis, west of Manama.
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A model presents a creation by Reinaldo Lourenco during the 2016 Winter collection of the Sao Paulo Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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Filipinos use a makeshift raft to wade through a flooded street in Calumpit, Bulacan province. The death toll from a ferocious typhoon in the Philippines climbed to 54 on Thursday, as home-wrecking floods shifted downstream to coastal villages, displacing tens of thousands of residents.
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South Korean Kwon O-Hui , left, cries with her North Korean relative Ri Han-Sik as they bid farewell following their three-day separated family reunion meeting at the Mount Kumgang resort on the North Korea's southeastern coast. North and South Korean families divided by war for more than 60 years said a final, traumatic farewell after a reunion event that, for most, marked the last time they will ever see each other.
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North Koreans (in the bus) grip hands of their South Korean relatives as they bid farewell after a separated family reunion meeting at the Mount Kumgang resort .
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Indonesian forest and agricultural fires cloaking Southeast Asia in acrid haze are spewing more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere each day than all US economic activity, according to an environmental watchdog.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, greets his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow. Assad, on his first foreign visit since Syria's war broke out, told his main backer and counterpart Putin in Moscow that Russia's campaign in Syria has helped contain "terrorism".
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXEY DRUZHININ / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Syrian man carries a bicycle amid the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported air strike by Syrian government forces in the rebel-held area of Douma, east of the capital Damascus.
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Police salute outside Harlem Hospital Center as the body of New York Police Department Officer Randolph Holder passes by in an ambulance in New York. Holder, 33, died after being shot in the head in a gun battle Tuesday while pursuing a suspect following a report of shots fired, police said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Balsamo / Associated PressLink
President Barack Obama watches as Vice President Joe Biden turns to his wife Dr. Jill Biden after announcing that he will not run for the presidential nomination in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.
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Canadian Prime Minister designate Justin Trudeau takes part in the rally to celebrate his majority victory in Canada's 42nd election, in Ottawa, Canada.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris Roussakis / EPALink
Migrants wait for food behind fence at the Refugee camp in Brezice, Slovenia. More and more migrants arrive in Slovenia on alternative routes to enter the European Union.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANTONIO BAT / EPALink
Protesting university students flee as police fire stun grenades outside Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa. The protests are part of a wave of nationwide protests that have shut down many South Africa universities, which say they are struggling with higher operational costs as well as inadequate state subsidies.
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Members of the Afghan police force deploy on patrol amid claims they repelled a large Taliban attack in western Herat province. According to reports a force of two hundred Taliban attacked security forces in the area, briefly taking control of district center before being repelled by Government troops, in the second attack of this scale in the Herat province in a week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JALIL REZAYEE / EPALink
Malaysian ethnic Chinese walk on the burning charcoal on the last day of the Nine Emperor Gods festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAZRY ISMAIL / EPALink
Filipino students and LGBT groups scuffle with a Bureau of Immigration's officer during a demonstration against a deportation order issued against US Marine Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton, in front of the BI office in Manila, Philippines. The group was protesting the deportation and called for maximum jail time for US Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, who has admitted strangling Filipino transgender woman Jennifer Laude.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARK R. CRISTINO / EPALink
LA Clippers Lance Stephenson beats Warriors Festus Ezell for a basket at the Staples Center Tuesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
Crime scene investigators collect evidence after a motorist who allegedly tried to run over a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was shot by the deputy and died.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles TimesLink
North Korean Chae Hun Sik, 88, left, meets with his South Korean son Chae Hee-yang, 65, during the separated family reunion meeting.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Korea PoolLink
Migrants ere escorted by police after crossing from Croatia near a border crossing between Croatia and Slovenia. Slovenia accused Croatia on Tuesday of sending thousands of migrants toward its borders "without control," ignoring requests to contain the surge, and urged the rest of the European Union to get involved in solving the crisis.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Darko Bandic / APLink
An officer of the Grenadier Guards leans out of a file of Guardsmen to check their positions in the guard of honour on Horse Guards Parade in central London on Oct. 20, 2015 ahead of the ceremonial welcome for Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan on the first official day of a state visit.
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II sits in a carriage with Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, as they travel through Horse Guards Parade, in London, Oct. 20, 2015, on the first official day of a state visit.
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Canadian Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau kisses his wife Sophie as they arrive on stage in Montreal on Oct. 20, 2015 after winning the general elections.
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Commuters ride a farm tractor as it maneuvers through strong floodwaters from Typhoon Koppu along a highway in La Paz township, Tarlac province, northern Philippines Oct. 20, 2015.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / APLink
The 15th edition of CicLAvia, held downtown, was expected to draw about 60,000 Angelenos. The event promotes a clean environment and good health.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The TimesLink
A performer practices at the Rambo Circus in Pimpri, India.
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A participant jumps off a platform for a wingsuit flight from Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie, China. Some 16 participants from 12 countries are taking part in the extreme sport event.
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A model presents a creation by Alexandre Herchcovitch during the 2016 Winter collection of the Sao Paulo Fashion Week in Sao Paulo Brazil.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NELSON ALMEIDA / AFPLink
Jammu and Kashmir lawmaker Abdul Rashid Sheikh, left, reacts after suspected activists of a right-wing organization threw ink on his face after he addressed a press conference in New Delhi, India. According to local reports Rashid had been protesting against the death of a Muslim teenager attacked by a Hindu mob over rumors of cows being slaughtered.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kamal Singh / Press Trust of IndiaLink
Bradley Kent, center, riding Bugsey win The Moorcroft Racehorse Welfare Centre Shetland Pony Gold Cup at Plumpton racecourse on in Plumpton, England.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alan Crowhurst / Getty Images EuropeLink
A Palestinian protester taunts Israeli borderguards during clashes next to the Jewish settlement of Beit El, West Bank. More than two weeks of unrest have raised warnings of the risk of a full-scale Palestinian uprising, while some Israeli politicians have urged residents to arm themselves to fend off the threat of stabbings and gun assaults.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABBAS MOMANI / AFPLink
The Indonesia Navy blows up a fishing vessel from Vietnam caught fishing illegally in Indonesian sea, on the water of Pontianak, West Kalimantan province, Indonesia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YOHANES KURNIA IRAWAN / EPALink
Children take shelter from the rain in Sredisce ob Dravi, a border crossing between Croatia and Slovenia Monday, Oct. 19, 2015. Hundreds of migrants have spent the night in rain and cold at Croatia's border after being refused entry into Slovenia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Darko Bandic / APLink
Filipino typhoon victims take shelter inside a tomb at a cemetery in Cabanatuan, Philippines. Typhoon Koppu triggered flash floods and landslides in the northern Philippines killing at least four people and forcing thousands of people to flee their homes, officials said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCIS R. MALASIG / EPALink
A powerful explosion suspected to be caused by illegally stockpiled gas canisters ripped through a Rio de Janeiro neighborhood Monday, injuring at least seven people and destroying homes and businesses.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VANDERLEI ALMEIDA / AFPLink
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