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The Week in Pictures: Sept. 12 - 19
A colorful personality, floods' wrath, fun at the ballgame, sins in the Mideast and many more gripping images.
/ Updated 13 PHOTOS
Shadow of fear
A mother holds her child as Mount Sinabung spews ash and hot lava during an eruption in Perteguhan village in Karo district, Indonesia's north Sumatra province, September 17, 2013. Mount Sinabung threw more volcanic ash into air, covering the surrounding areas on Tuesday, as authorities prepared more temporary shelters for evacuees. REUTERS/Roni Bintang (INDONESIA - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)— Stringer/indonesia / X01239
TOPSHOTS Pakistani people walk through a storm near the Ravi river in Lahore on September 15, 2013. Heavy rains and hailstorms lashed the capital, throwing traffic out of gear in many parts of the city as a result of water logging. AFP PHOTO/ Arif ALIArif Ali/AFP/Getty Images— Arif Ali / AFP
The damaged side of the capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia is seen at the end of the "parbuckling" operation outside Giglio harbour September 17, 2013. Salvage crews on the Italian island of Giglio raised the Costa Concordia cruise liner early on Tuesday, completing one of the most difficult and expensive wreck recovery projects ever performed. In a 19-hour operation which ended at 4.00 a.m. (0200 GMT), the 114,500 ship was pulled upright by a series of huge jacks and cables and left resting in 30 metres of water on underwater platforms drilled into the rocky sea bed. REUTERS/Tony Gentile (ITALY - Tags: DISASTER MARITIME)— Tony Gentile / X90029
What a croc we got!
A cadet dressed in an alligator mascot outfit joins fellow cadets in a salute during the national anthem before an NCAA college football game between Army and Stanford on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, in West Point, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)— Mike Groll / AP
A passion for fashion
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 16: Anna Wintour, Pixie Geldof, Daisy Lowe and Laura Bailey attend the Erdem show during London Fashion Week SS14 at on September 16, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)— Stuart C. Wilson / Getty Images Europe
A woman, with her face covered with colored powders, dances during the Holi Festival of Colors in Lisbon, Sunday, Sept. 15 2013. The festival, which is mainly celebrated during the Hindu spring festival Holi in some regions of India and Nepal, has become popular among people in other communities. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)— Francisco Seco / AP
LONGMONT, CO. - SEPTEMBER 16: A truck in the floodwaters on a breached section of a unidentified road near Longmont. Aerial photographs of the South Platte River flooding cities and farms in Weld County Colorado. (Photo By Tim Rasmussen/The Denver Post)— Tim Rasmussen / THE DENVER POST
Coming to the rescue
HYGIENE, CO. - SEPTEMBER 14: Dan Hull, center, is assisted by Brian Marquardt, left, and Scott Johnson after rescuing Hull's two cats and gathering some items from his flooded home on Hygiene Road in Hygiene, CO September 14, 2013. (Photo By Craig F. Walker / The Denver Post)— Craig F. Walker / THE DENVER POST
BOULDER, CO - SEPTEMBER 12: Casey Roy, 9, looks through an outside window at the damage in her families basement, at Premier Place in north Boulder, flood water was about three-feet in the basement, September 12, 2013. Massive flash flooding is on going along the Front Range of Colorado. (Photo By RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post)— Rj Sangosti / THE DENVER POST
A rebel rests
In this Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 photo, a Syrian opposition fighter rests inside a cave at a rebel camp in the Idlib Provence countryside, Syria. The main Syrian opposition coalition urged the international community to take swift action against the regime of President Bashar Assad in response to a U.N. finding that the nerve agent sarin was used in a deadly attack near the capital last month. (AP Photo/Narciso Contreras).— Narciso Contreras / AP
Fallen chief— Ahmed Abdel Fattah / AP
Casting out their sins
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men participate in a Tashlich ceremony at the Mediterranean sea, in the southern Israeli port city of Ashdod, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Tashlich, which means 'to cast away' in Hebrew, is the practice by which Jews go to a large flowing body of water and symbolically 'throw away' their sins by throwing a piece of bread, or similar food, into the water before the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, which start on Friday. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)— Tsafrir Abayov / AP
Shelter from the storm
A child lies with his dog at a shelter set up for people affected by Tropical Storm Manuel in the city of Acapulco, Mexico, Tuesday Sept. 17, 2013. The death toll rose to 47 Tuesday from the unusual one-two punch of a tropical storm and a hurricane hitting Mexico at nearly the same time. Authorities scrambled to get help into, and stranded tourists out of, the cutoff resort city. (AP Photo/Bernandino Hernandez)— Bernandino Hernandez / AP