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    In Iceland, a lava eruption

    Lava fountains danced along a lengthy volcanic fissure near Iceland's subglacial Bardarbunga volcano Sunday, prompting authorities to raise the aviation warning code to the highest level and close the surrounding airspace.

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    New York celebrates West Indian Day Parade

    Colorful floats, elaborate costumes, politicians and merrymakers filled Brooklyn’s streets Monday for the annual West Indian Day Parade, which draws about 1 million people.

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    Southern Cal storm surf

    Thundering surf spawned by a Pacific hurricane pounded the Southern California coast Wednesday, causing minor flooding in a low-lying beach town, knocking pilings from under the Malibu Pier, and drawing daredevil surfers and body-boarders into churning waves as crowds of spectators lined the shore.

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    Spain tomato festival

    La Tomatina is a food fight festival held on the last Wednesday of August each year in the town of Bunol in Spain. Tens of thousands do friendly battle with over-ripe tomatoes.

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    One World Trade Center

    At 1,776 feet tall, One World Trade Center is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. Standing next to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, it has been under construction since 2006 and will be ready for occupancy by late 2014.

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    Emmys red carpet style

    Celebrities arrive for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles.

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    Michael Brown's funeral

    Hundreds of people gathered to say goodbye to 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer on Aug. 9.

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    Calif. earthquake's aftermath

    A large earthquake caused significant damage in California’s northern Bay Area early Sunday, sending at least 70 people to a hospital, igniting fires, knocking out power to tens of thousands and sending residents running out of their homes in the darkness.

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    Rally held for Michael Brown

    A rally is held at Greater Grace Church in Ferguson, Mo., on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, as family and friends mourned Michael Brown, the unarmed teen shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson a week ago.

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    Paul McCartney closes out Candlestick Park

    Sir Paul McCartney brought his Out There Tour to San Francisco’s Candlestick Park Thursday, marking the last public event at the stadium where The Beatles played during their final concert tour nearly 50 years ago. About 50,000 fans streamed in for the sold-out performance. Built in 1960, the 14....

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