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A rainbow arches over Tower Bridge, with one end in the Tower of LondonPaul Gilham/Getty Images
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A visitor crosses Tower Bridge's new glass walkway in LondonPeter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
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People walk through the newly opened Fulton Center train station in lower Manhattan, more than 13 years after terrorist attacks ravaged the areaReuters
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A heart is drawn in the sky by a plane during a ceremony at the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in Ankara, marking the anniversary of his deathAFP
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Fireworks explode to form the letters "APEC" above the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing to celebrate the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders' MeetingReuters
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The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, his wife Peng Liyuan and US President Barack Obama arrive for a dinner during the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit in BeijingReuters
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Staff and volunteers pose for selfies at the China National Convention Centre in Beijing during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) SummitReuters
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Transgender actress Laverne Cox receives a Glamour Woman of the Year award from Jodie Foster during Glamour Magazine's annual awards ceremony in New YorkReuters
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Hijras, or transgenders, watch a performance backstage at the first ever Hijra Pride in Dhaka. In 2013 Bangladesh officially recognised Hijras as a third gender, though homosexuality still remains illegalGetty
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Perry Stephens waits to move her car after multiple collisions occurred at an intersection following snowfall in Duluth, Minnesota. An Arctic blast dumped heavy snow in parts of the northern Rockies, Plains and the Great Lakes regions and meteorologists said temperatures are expected to plummet throughout the USReuters
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A baby elephant that was found in a river plays with white elephants in their enclosure near the Uppatasanti Pagoda in Naypyitaw, MyanmarReuters
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The shadows of members of the US Army appear on the wall of the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, on the eve of Veterans' DayAFP
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Charles Kim, with the Korean Veterans Association Canada chapter, attends an annual ribbon tying ceremony on Rose of Sharon trees in Toronto in honour of 516 Canadian troops who lost their lives in the Korean War (1950-1953)Reuters
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Plywood covers the glass front of the Ferguson Laundry in Ferguson, Missouri. Many businesses along West Florissant Street have been boarded up as owners wait for the grand jury decision in the shooting death of Michael Brown. The grand jury's decision is expected sometime this monthGetty
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People run from Taghyeer (Change) Square, after demolished huts were set on fire, in Sanaa, YemenReuters
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A man beats a police officer lying on the ground during a protest in reprisal for the killing of 43 trainee teachers, in Acapulco, Mexico. According to the government, corrupt police in league with a local drug gang abducted and apparently murdered the students in the southwestern sate of Guerrero in late September. The government says it found charred remains of dozens of bodies in a garbage dump and a river, and that three men detained in the case admitted setting fire to the victims. The beaten policeman was eventually taken away by ambulanceReuters