October 9, 2013

Published October 09, 2013

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A worker carries bunches of bananas on his shoulder after being unloaded from a ship at a jetty in Rangoon, Burma.

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Dancers from the Radio City Rockettes rehearse for the 2013 edition of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular in New York.

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People are seen on a rubber boat along a flooded road at Amata Nakorn industrial Estate in Chonburi province, east of Bangkok, Thailand. Flooding at an industrial estate east of the capital has forced the closure of 2 foreign-owned factories producing electronic spare parts.

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Hungarian wingsuit flyer Victor Kovats jumps off a mountain at Tianmen Mountain National Park in Zhangjiajie, Hunan province, China, Oct. 8, 2013. Kovats died after failing to deploy his parachute prior to landing at the world championship staged in central China. His body was found after a team of more than 200 rescuers carried out searching by foot in the forests with no helicopter available on the spot. Initial analysis said the reason for the wingsuit flyer's plunge might relate to "technical problem during the trial".

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A Bangladeshi firefighter douses a fire that killed almost a dozen people at a garment factory in Gazipur outside Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Residents make their way through a floodwaters after typhoon Fitow swept the area in Yuyao, east China's Zhejiang province.

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Protesters hold placards urging the U.S. Congress to end the federal government shutdown on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

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Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik, center, Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Building Martin Lidegaard, left, and Vilnius mayor Arturas Zuokas, right, cycle around the old city during a sightseeing tour in Vilnius, Lithuania.

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Pilgrims perform evening prayers in Mecca's Grand Mosque. Oct. 8, 2013, as more than two million Muslims have arrived in the holy city for the annual hajj pilgrimage.

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Oct 8, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Oakland Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes (52) is unable to catch a ball hit for a three-run home run by Detroit Tigers outfielder Jhonny Peralta (not pictured) in game four of the American League divisional series playoff baseball game at Comerica Park, Detroit, Michigan, USA. (Credit: Rick Osentoski/ USA TODAY Sports)

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Japan's Misaki Sango, front left, China's Li Zhenzhu, front right, Yin Anna, back left, and North Korea's Pak Kum Hyang, back right, compete in women's 3000-meter steeplechase at the sixth East Asian Games in Tianjin, China.

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Workers pick grapes during the harvest at the Chateau l'Etoile vineyard in l'Etoile, France.

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A lone boater skims across the surface of the Potomac River at sunset in Washington, D.C., USA, Oct. 8, 2013.

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by: HF from: Beit
October 16, 2013 3:28 AM
Beautiful pics! Glad I found this site! Keep up the good work! It just needs a bit more variety, though -seems like most are from the Far East.