Image: Safari keeper Guy Pear gets a kiss from a five-day-old reticulated giraffe, at an enclosure at the Safari Zoo in Ramat Gan

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Today in Pictures: August 30

Post-earthquake funerals continue in Italy, athletes compete in the U.S. Open in New York City and more images from around the world.

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Police officers carry away a coffin after a state funeral for some of the victims of last Wednesday's earthquake, in Amatrice, central Italy, Aug. 30. The evening mass for 37 of the 292 people killed is the second state funeral for victims of the Aug. 24 temblor that flattened three towns in central Italy.

Andrew Medichini / AP
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Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland hits a return to Fernando Verdsasco of Spain on the second day of the U.S. Open Tennis Championships at the National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York.

JASON SZENES / EPA
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Image: Local people believe that bathing in the in the black sand can prevent from a stroke and hypertension

A man who suffered a stroke is buried in black sand as a part of his treatment in Syaih Kuala beach, Banda Aceh, Indonesia. Local people believe that bathing in the black sand can prevent strokes and hypertension.

HOTLI SIMANJUNTAK / EPA
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Image: Safari keeper Guy Pear gets a kiss from a five-day-old reticulated giraffe, at an enclosure at the Safari Zoo in Ramat Gan

Safari keeper Guy Pear gets a kiss from a five-day-old reticulated giraffe at an enclosure at the Safari Zoo in Ramat Gan near Tel Aviv.

BAZ RATNER / Reuters
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Image: Turkish Victory Day celebration in Istanbul

Women perform military salutes during a demonstration to mark Turkish Victory Day in Istanbul. The country celebrates in commemoration of the Battle of Dumlupinar, a key victory over Greece in Turkey's War of Independence.

Cem Turkel / EPA
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Image: A boy eats yogurt near a girl selling cigarettes in the rebel held al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo

A boy eats yogurt on his way past a girl selling cigarettes in the rebel held al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo.

ABDALRHMAN ISMAIL / Reuters
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Image: Eruption of Mouth Sinabung volcano

Elementary students play outside their class while the Mouth Sinabung spews volcanic ash during its eruption as seen from Gajah Village, Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The volcanic earthquake has continued to occur with eruptions of the ash cloud of 3,000 meters height. Indonesian armed forces evacuated villagers from the dangerous red zones around the volcano.

TIBTA PANGIN / EPA
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A demonstrator waves a red banner next to a burning barricade during a protest against Brazil's acting President Michel Temer, in Sao Paulo. Suspended President Dilma Rousseff mounted a forceful defense at her impeachment trial Monday, blasting her critics ahead of a Senate vote that could come Tuesday on whether to remove her from office permanently.

Andre Penner / AP
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Image: Children play on pontoons as clouds gather over the banks of the river Ganges in Allahabad

Children play on pontoons as clouds gather over the banks of the Ganges River in Allahabad, India

JITENDRA PRAKASH / Reuters
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Pedestrians walk with umbrellas during rainfall in Shimla.

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