A woman inspects the damage triggered by the collapse of a telecommunications antenna on the house where she was hiding from Typhoon Wutip with her three children in the Quang Ninh district of Vietnam's central Quang Binh province. At least three people were killed, 26 others injured and more than 70 fishermen were left missing after the typhoon slammed central Vietnam.
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A barricade blocks entry to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., after the federal government shut down for the first time in 17 years.
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Indians celebrate International Day of Older Persons at an older adults home in Ahmadabad, India.
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Jung Ha-yoon, 2, appears to be stuck inside a ceramic container while playing with other children during the "Taste Korea! Korean Royal Cuisine Festival" at the Unhyeon Palace in Seoul, South Korea.
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"This Republican shutdown did not have to happen, but I want every American to understand why it did happen," President Barack Obama said in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C.
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A convoy of inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons prepares to cross into Syria at the Lebanese border.
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Serena Williams returns a shot to Francesca Schiavone, of Italy, during the second round of the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing, China.
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Mahmoud Abdel-Rahman carries the dead body of his 11-month-old grandson, Latif, who was killed along with his mother when their house collapsed in a car bomb attack in Najaf, Iraq.
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Lawmaker of the extreme far-right Golden Dawn Party Ilias Kasidiaris, center, is escorted by police to a preliminary hearing on charges of participating in a criminal organization in Athens, Greece. The Nazi-inspired party's members are accused of planning the fatal stabbing of Greek rap singer Pavlos Fyssas.
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A man walks past an honor guard after a ceremony marking the 64th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China.
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China's Zeng Siqi competes on the balance beam during a qualification session at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Antwerp, Belgium.