Sept 1, 2011: World

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A participant rides a bicycle across the Black Rock desert during a dust storm in the midst of the the Burning Man Rites of Passage arts and music festival in Nevada.

A participant rides a bicycle across the Black Rock desert during a dust storm in the midst of the the Burning Man Rites of Passage arts and music festival in Nevada.

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Australian cricket team captain Michael Clarke dives as he attempts to field a ball hit by Sri Lankan batsman Tharanga Paranavitana during the second day of the opening Test cricket match between Australia and Sri Lanka at the Galle International Stadium in Galle.

Australian cricket team captain Michael Clarke dives as he attempts to field a ball hit by Sri Lankan batsman Tharanga Paranavitana during the second day of the opening Test cricket match between Australia and Sri Lanka at the Galle International Stadium in Galle.

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Afghan refugee girl Naseebah Zarghoul, bottom, looks on while she and other children celebrate the second day of Eid al-Fitr festival which marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.

Afghan refugee girl Naseebah Zarghoul, bottom, looks on while she and other children celebrate the second day of Eid al-Fitr festival which marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.

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The fingernails of Asdis Hjalmsdottir of Iceland are seen painted with her national flag as she waits for her turn during the women's javelin throw qualifying event at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu.

The fingernails of Asdis Hjalmsdottir of Iceland are seen painted with her national flag as she waits for her turn during the women's javelin throw qualifying event at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu.

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A monk stands outside the main hall of a flooded temple in Nakornsawan province, north of Bangkok.

A monk stands outside the main hall of a flooded temple in Nakornsawan province, north of Bangkok.

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From left, Kenya's Cherono Koech, Britain's Emma Jackson, South Africa's Caster Semenya, USA's Alice Schmidt and India's Tintu Luka compete in a Women's 800m qualification heat at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu.

From left, Kenya's Cherono Koech, Britain's Emma Jackson, South Africa's Caster Semenya, USA's Alice Schmidt and India's Tintu Luka compete in a Women's 800m qualification heat at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu.

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Michele Bachmann speaks at a Tea Party Express Rally at Waterworks Park in Des Moines, Iowa.

Michele Bachmann speaks at a Tea Party Express Rally at Waterworks Park in Des Moines, Iowa.

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South Africa's Oscar Pistorius competes in a qualification round for the Men's 4x400m Relay at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu.

South Africa's Oscar Pistorius competes in a qualification round for the Men's 4x400m Relay at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu.

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A woman and her baby look out over a flooded street in Wallington, New Jersey.

A woman and her baby look out over a flooded street in Wallington, New Jersey.

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A helicopter flies past the crescent moon over the soccer fields of Home Depot Center where the US Men's National Team practiced in Carson, California.

A helicopter flies past the crescent moon over the soccer fields of Home Depot Center where the US Men's National Team practiced in Carson, California.

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US tennis player Andy Roddick celebrates after winning against US Michael Russell during their Men's US Open 2011 match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York.

US tennis player Andy Roddick celebrates after winning against US Michael Russell during their Men's US Open 2011 match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York.

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A models plays a game on Sony's new tablet computer Tablet S during a launch event in Tokyo.

A models plays a game on Sony's new tablet computer Tablet S during a launch event in Tokyo.

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Fans wait for an autograph from Christine McHale after a match against Marion Bartoli of France during the US Open tennis tournament in New York.

Fans wait for an autograph from Christine McHale after a match against Marion Bartoli of France during the US Open tennis tournament in New York.

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Elementary school children take cover under their desks as part of a nationwide earthquake drill at a Tokyo elementary school.

Elementary school children take cover under their desks as part of a nationwide earthquake drill at a Tokyo elementary school.

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