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Today in Pictures: Sept. 29

See the best photos from Thursday.


Firefighter A.J. Brown carries Mechelle Borgelin, as the baby's mother, Candice Council, is helped by other firefighters out of their flooded home, on Sept. 29, 2016, in Fayetteville, N.C. Communities around Fayetteville, Fort Bragg and as far north as the Raleigh suburbs braced for more heavy rain and flooding Thursday after downpours closed schools and threatened to burst a dam.

Andrew Craft / The Fayetteville Observer via AP
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A man holds a fishing rod as floating trash hits the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea in Beirut, Lebanon on Thursday.

Hassan Ammar / AP
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First lady Michelle Obama jokingly uses the head of US Olympics gymnast Simone Biles as an arm rest as they take the stage in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Thursday, during a ceremony where President Barack Obama honored the 2016 United States Summer Olympic and Paralympic Teams.

Andrew Harnik / AP
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About 23 giant pandas born in 2016 are seen on a display at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China on Thursday.

China Daily via Reuters
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Clothes hang on the barbed wires at a makeshift refugee and migrants camp close to the border between Serbia and Hungary, near the Serbian town of Horgos, on Thursday. The flow of migrants through the Balkans toward western Europe has continued despite the closure "Balkan route" in March. More than 5,000 migrants have been stranded in Serbia looking for ways to cross to EU member states Hungary and Croatia.

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Asaro Mud Men perform for visitors at the Australian Museum in Sydney on Thursday. This was their first time performing outside their home in the Asaro Valley in Papua New Guinea's eastern highlands. The eerie show is traditionally intended to intimidate their enemies in the highlands of Papua New Guinea with the men donning masks and white clay on their bodies and elongating their fingers with bamboo, they perform a dance with the warriors holding bows and arrows.

PETER PARKS / AFP - Getty Images
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Commuters wait for a bus during the morning rush hour in Pyongyang on Thursday.

ED JONES / AFP - Getty Images
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An NJ Transit train that derailed and crashed through the station is seen in Hoboken, New Jersey on Thursday.

PHOTOS: Rush Hour Train Crashes into Hoboken Train Station

Corey Futterman / via Reuters
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Syrian men carry injured people amid the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held northwestern city of Idlib, Syria on Thursday.

OMAR HAJ KADOUR / AFP - Getty Images
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Yachts sail at the start of the Mossel Bay race, South Africa's oldest ocean race, in Cape Town on Thursday. The 200 nautical mile race between Simonstown and Mossel Bay sees South Africa's premier racing yachts competing to see who is the fastest to get around the southern most tip of the African continent the notorious Cape Agulhas.

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