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Sept. 26 Photo Brief: Russian Arms Expo 2013, fertilizer fire in Brazil and an adorable baby Panda in Taiwan

Sept. 26 Photo Brief: Russian Arms Expo 2013, fertilizer fire in Brazil and an adorable baby Panda in Taiwan

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Russia shows off it’s military might during the “Russian Arms Expo2013,” in Brazil they battle a large fire at a fertilizer depot, in Taiwan the Taipei City Zoo releases new photos of the panda cub born in July and more in today’s daily brief.
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Sept. 17 Photo Brief: Occupy Wall Street anniversary, Mount Sinabung, flooding in Colorado

Sept. 17 Photo Brief: Occupy Wall Street anniversary, Mount Sinabung, flooding in Colorado

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Activists demonstrate during the second anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement, Mount Sinabung spews rocks and red-hot ash, flooding in Colorado continues and more in today’s daily brief.
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Prayers, protests against military action in Syria

Prayers, protests against military action in Syria

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Pope Francis led Catholics worldwide in a day of fasting and prayer for peace in Syria, urging world leaders to remove their nations from a “spiral of sorrow and death.” In a five-hour prayer vigil in Vatican City, Francis reminded worshippers that “violence and war lead only to death.”

Meanwhile, demonstrations in Lebanon against a possible U.S. military intervention in Syria intensified. As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with European leaders to look for international support of U.S. action, protests in D.C., New York and Paris sprung up on Saturday.

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