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  Posted: Sep 21, 2012 4:18 PM FEED
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People lined up at San Francisco's Crissy Field to see the #Endeavour flyover. #SpottheShuttle

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Former President Barack Obama stepped back into the political spotlight for the first time since leaving the White House, as he rallied on Thursday with Democratic candidates for governors in Virginia and New Jersey.
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#Obama did not mention President Donald Trump in his speeches at Richmond's convention center or at a Newark hotel. But he did tell crowds at both events that they could send a message to the rest of the country in the upcoming elections.
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A man wearing a shirt with swastikas is punched near the site of a speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer at the University of Florida campus on Thursday in #Gainesville. Hundreds protested the speech, but the widespread clashes some feared didn't happen.
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The point, some protesters said, was to turn out in numbers that would make the number of #RichardSpencer supporters look tiny. "We don't want your Nazi hate," the protesters chanted, pounding drums and carrying signs championing diversity.
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In heart-felt remarks about his own loss, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, a former general whose Marine son was killed in Afghanistan, said Thursday he was "stunned" by a Florida lawmaker's criticism of President Donald Trump's condolence call to a fallen soldier's wife.
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Kelly strongly defended Trump, who touched off the controversy on Monday by falsely claiming President Barack Obama had not called the families of fallen soldiers.
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Kelly called Trump "brave" for attempting to make the difficult condolence calls to families who have lost a loved one. There is "no perfect way to make that phone call," Kelly said, disclosing that when he became chief of staff he had advised Trump not to make condolence calls to the grieving families "because it’s not the phone call that parents, family members are looking forward to."
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Female Kurdish fighters with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) gather for a celebration at the iconic Al-Naim square in Raqqa, #Syria on Thursday, after retaking the city from #ISIS fighters.
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The Kurdish female militia that took part in freeing the northern Syrian city said on Thursday it will continue the fight to liberate women from the extremists' brutal rule. The all-women force, which is part of the U.S.-backed SDF battling ISIS, lost 30 fighters in the four-month battle to liberate #Raqqa.
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Former President Bill Clinton shakes hands with a police officer as he arrives at 10 Downing Street on Thursday in #London. #BillClinton is meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May to discuss the Northern Ireland political crisis.
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Charred cars sit in the driveway of a property destroyed by #wildfires the village of Travanca do Mondego, #Portugal on Tuesday.
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Portugal began three days of national mourning Tuesday over its 41 #wildfire deaths amid widespread public anger, with pressure growing on the government to explain why officials failed to prevent the tragedy that came just four months after 64 others died in another fast-moving blaze.
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Workers from Advanced Granite Solutions console each other as police respond to a shooting at the company in #HarfordCounty, #Maryland on Wednesday. A gunman opened fire, killing three co-workers and wounding two others.
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A manhunt was underway for 37-year-old Radee Labeeb Prince, who was considered armed and dangerous.
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Crowds gather in #Barcelona to protest a judge’s decision to provisionally jail two #Catalan independence leaders in a sedition probe on Tuesday. Spain's top court officially ruled that #Catalonia's disputed independence referendum was illegal because a regional law that backed it was against #Spain's constitution.
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The Milky Way illuminates the sky above Lake Brienz in the Bernese Oberland of Bern, #Switzerland.
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Santa Maria firefighter Cody Joy plays with Lucky, a 13-week-old #Labrador puppy, on Tuesday in #GlenEllen, California.
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In #California's wine-making region, tens of thousands of people began drifting back to their neighborhoods after the deadliest #wildfires in the state's history. About 34,000 people remained under evacuation Tuesday.
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Thousands more #Rohingya Muslims are fleeing large-scale violence and persecution in #Myanmar and crossing into #Bangladesh, where more than half a million others are already living in squalid and overcrowded camps, according to the @unitednations refugee agency.
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A #UNHCR drone video shot Monday shows thousands upon thousands of Rohingya Muslims trudging along a narrow strip of land alongside what appears to a rain-swollen creek in the Palong Khali area in southern Bangladesh. The line of #refugees stretches for a few miles.
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(📹 @refugees / @NBCNews)
A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces looks out from a building at the frontline in #Raqqa on Monday. U.S.-backed fighters have taken #ISIS's de facto capital in #Syria after months of battle, a militia commander said Tuesday.
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Raqqa’s fall is both a significant military victory as well as a symbolic one. The militias have battled for control of the city since June in a painstaking block-by-block, and sometimes building-by-building, fight for control.
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Boys gather on the road welcoming Iraqi forces as they advanced in military vehicles in Kirkuk, #Iraq on Monday.
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Two weeks after fighting together against ISIS, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of #Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's #Kurdish vote for independence.
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The move by the Iraqi military and its allied militias so soon after neutralizing ISIS in northern Iraq hinted at a country that could once again turn on itself after disposing of a common enemy.
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Paddington Bear dances with Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William at the Charities Forum event at #Paddington Station in #London on Monday.
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The sky over #London turned an eerie yellow-orange Monday as the remnants of #HurricaneOphelia brought a mix of sand from the #Sahara and particles from forest fires in Spain and Portugal. #Ophelia slammed into Ireland on Monday causing widespread power outages.
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Arden Dragoni and his wife Sindy sit with their three children and dog Max in the remnants of their home after it was destroyed by #HurricaneMaria in #ToaBaja, Puerto Rico.
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The family has been living in a shelter since the storm destroyed their wooden home in late September. They lost everything: clothes, household goods, and an old car. Dragoni supported his family by working construction, but his employers are currently out of business, leaving him and his family without a source of income.
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They are among the more than 5,000 people who lost their homes and are now living in temporary shelters across #PuertoRico in areas still mostly without electricity or water three weeks after the storm.
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World War II #veteran Norwood Thomas, 95, comes in for a landing during a tandem #skydive jump with Alberto Macias in #Suffolk, Virginia on Sunday. Part of the 101st Airborne Division, Thomas parachuted into Normandy, France, on D-Day.
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(📷 @cronohe / @virginianpilot via @ap.images)
Skaters roll past the #EiffelTower during a marathon in #Paris on Sunday.
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(📷 Pascal Rossignol / @reuters)
Civilians carry the body of a victim from the scene of a truck bomb that targeted a busy street near key ministries in the Hodan district of #Mogadishu, Somalia on Sunday.
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The death toll from the most powerful bomb blast witnessed in #Somalia's capital rose to 231 with more than 275 injured, making it the deadliest single attack ever in this Horn of Africa nation.
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(📷 Feisal Omar / @reuters)
A child paints an idol of the goddess #Laxmi in preparation for #Diwali in Amritsar, #India.
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