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Image: A pilgrim prays at Mount Al-Noor ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca


Today in Pictures: Sept. 7

Obama sips from a coconut, Syrians return home and more of Wednesday's best photos.

Image: Child looks at the site where a landslide took place causing a trailer to fall on top of homes causing several casualties in Villanueva

A child looks at the site where a landslide caused a trailer to fall on top of homes, causing several casualties, in Villanueva, on the outskirts of Guatemala City on Sept. 7.

Image: A pilgrim prays at Mount Al-Noor ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca

A pilgrim prays at Mount Al-Noor, where Muslims believe Prophet Mohammad received the first words of the Koran through Gabriel in the Hera cave, ahead of the annual hajj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.


Yvette Florens, 85, kisses her mother, Honorine Rondello, 113, at the retirement home where she lives in Saint-Maximin-La Sainte-Baume, France. Honorine Rondello was born in Paimpol on July 28, 1903. She became the oldest French citizen after the death of Elisabeth Collot on Sept. 4 at 113.

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Image: Barack Obama

President Barack Obama drinks from a fresh coconut along the banks of the Mekong River in Luang Prabang, Laos. Obama is in Laos with other regional leaders for a regional summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

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Image: Terry Harmon, Jennifer Lee

Air Force Capt. Jennifer Lee, right, kneels as she presents an American flag to Terry Harmon, center seated, daughter of World War II pilot Elaine Danforth Harmon, during burial services at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. It took an act of Congress, but Harmon, who died last year at age 95, was finally laid to rest at the cemetery. She was one of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), a group of women who flew military aircraft on noncombat missions during World War II so that men were freed up for combat. The women were not granted military status at the time they served, but received retroactive status as veterans in 1977.

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People walk along a path in a burned area near Requias in Muinos, northwestern Spain. The fire has already burned more than 7,000 acres in the Xures Nature Park.
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Syrian refugees returning to the Syrian city of Jarabulus leave Turkey at the Karkamis crossing. Syrians are returning to the border town after it was recently liberated from ISIS by Turkish forces.

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The Soyuz TMA-19M capsule carrying NASA astronaut Jeff Williams and Russian cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka descends beneath a parachute near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. Williams safely landed back on Earth after setting a new record for the most time spent in space by an American.

PHOTOS: Record-Breaking Astronaut Jeff Williams Returns to Earth


Former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff greets supporters as she arrives at the Canoas Air Base on Tuesday evening on her way home to Porto Alegre. Brazil's Senate voted to impeach embattled Rousseff last week, the latest turn in a political saga that has gripped the country and left the government sputtering in a months-long crisis.

Image: Donald Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to an overflow crowd during a campaign rally Tuesday evening in Greenville, North Carolina. 

Tuesday in Pictures: Sept. 6

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