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Mustafa Abu Bekir, 23, second from left, reacts as he meets with his relatives after crossing the Turkish Cilvegozu gate border, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. Abu Bekir, said he was severely wounded by a bomb dropped from a Syrian army warplane, while fighting with the Free Syrian Army a month ago in Idlib. Public opinion surveys show intense American skepticism about military intervention in Syria, even among those who believe Syria's government used chemical weapons on its people. The United States, citing intelligence reports, says the lethal nerve agent sarin was used in an Aug. 21 attack outside Damascus, and that 1,429 people died, including 426 children.
Jews take part in the Tashlich prayer, a Rosh Hashanah ritual, on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, in the southern city of Ashdod September 5, 2013. During the prayer, bread crumbs are tossed into the waters to symbolically cast away sins.
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Sheep graze beside the 14th-century St. Michael's Tower, on Glastonbury Tor as the sun rises and begins to clear the early morning mist and fog near the town of Glastonbury on September 4, 2013 in Somerset, England. Parts of the UK are set to enjoy a late summer heatwave today, with temperatures possibly reaching 28C in central, eastern and southern England, with temperatures predicted to climb even higher tomorrow.
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French President Francois Hollande smiles as he sits to chair a round table discussion on the changes in the school timetable set out by the government during a visit to Michelet school in Denain on September 3, 2013. 'Today, it's back to school' is written on the board.
Every year, thousands of people from around the world pack the Haad Rin beach on Koh Phangan, Thailand, to enjoy music, cheap liquor and drugs in an all-night beach party. The full moon party started in late 1988 and has become one of the biggest tourist attractions for the island, which is popular with young backpackers. It is also a huge money-making venture for locals on the twin islands of Koh Phangan and Koh Samui. Photos by Paula Bronstein of Getty Images, taken Aug. 22, 2013.
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United States endurance swimmer Diana Nyad is greeted by a crowd as she walks on to the Key West, Fla., shore Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, becoming the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the help of a shark cage. Nyad arrived at the beach just before 2 p.m. EDT, about 53 hours after she began her swim in Havana on Saturday.