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Today in Pictures: August 28
See the best photos from Sunday
Firefighters retrieve a crucifix from a church in the small town of Rio, near Amatrice, Italy, on Sunday. Bulldozers with huge claws pulled down dangerously overhanging ledges Sunday in Italy's quake-devastated town of Amatrice as investigators worked to figure out if negligence or fraud in building codes had added to the quake's high death toll.
Migrant women from Nigeria, one of them holding a baby, are rescued by emergency teams from a dinghy as they sailed in the Mediterranean towards the Italian coast, about 17 miles north of Sabratha, Libya, on Sunday. More than seven hundred migrants were rescued Sunday morning from seven boats by members of Proactiva Open Arms NGO before transferring them to the Italian cost guards operating at the zone.
Visitors watch the morning sun illuminate the Grand Tetons, partially-obscured by smoke from nearby wildfires, as seen from within the Great Room at the Jackson Lake Lodge, in Grand Teton National Park, north of Jackson Hole, Wyo. on Sunday.
An Indian woman returns home carrying her roosters after flood waters receded in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh state, India, on Sunday. Flood water levels stabilized with rains ebbing over the past five days in this northern state, where 200,000 people had moved to relief centers after their homes were submerged.
Filipino authorities work at the scene where two suspects were shot dead following an encounter and shootout with police at a checkpoint along a highway in Manila on Sunday. More than 2,000 people have died violent deaths since Duterte took office two months ago and immediately implemented his scorched-earth plans to eradicate drugs in society, ordering police to shoot dead traffickers and urging ordinary citizens to kill addicts. The bloodbath has seen unknown assailants kill more than half the victims, according to police statistics, raising fears that security forces and hired assassins are roaming through communities and shooting dead anyone suspected of being involved in drugs.