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The Week in Pictures: Oct. 9 - 16

Marines head to Ebola frontline, punches on the pitch, Hilary meets her biggest fan and more.

A health worker takes the temperature of U.S. Marines arriving on Oct. 9, near Monrovia, Liberia. Some 90 Marines landed in KC-130 transport planes and MV-22 Ospreys to support the American effort to contain the Ebola epidemic.

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An Israeli woman and a Palestinian woman gesture at one another during a protest by Palestinians against Jewish visitors to the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City on Oct. 14.

The 35-acre site has long been a flashpoint because it is considered holy by both Muslims and Jews.

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Inside an abandoned movie theater in a working-class section of Havana, a girl performs with hoops at a circus school. The circus is a lucrative career path and a rare opportunity for Cubans to make real money on the communist-led island.

This photo was taken on Sept. 26, but was released to NBC News on Oct. 10.

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The audience inside the Heineken Musical Hall grooves to the beats during the Amsterdam Dance Event’s opening night on Oct. 16. The five-day electronic music festival is held annually in mid-October and features 300 events with 2,000 DJ's in 80 clubs and venues throughout Amsterdam.

Ferdy Damman / ANP KIPPA

Ten-year-old Macy Friday looks back at her family after meeting Hillary Clinton during a campaign event for Sen. Mark Udall in Denver's Union Station on Oct. 13.

David Zalubowski / AP

A Spanish Civil Guard pulls an African migrant from a border fence between Morocco and Spain's north African enclave of Melilla on Oct. 15. Around 300 migrants attempted to cross the border into Spain and a few managed to pass the fence.

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Boys run from the blowing dust as a U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey departs the site of an Ebola treatment center under construction on Oct. 15 in Tubmanburg, Liberia. The center is the first of 17 Ebola treatment centers being built by Liberian forces under American supervision as part of Operation United Assistance to combat the epidemic.

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Ebola burial team members take away the body of Mekie Nagbe, 28, for cremation on Oct. 10 in Monrovia, Liberia, as her sister crawls towards her. Nagbe, a market vendor, collapsed and died outside her home on her way to a treatment center earlier in the morning, according to her relatives. The burial of loved ones is an important tradition in Liberian culture, making the removal of infected bodies for cremation all the more traumatic for surviving family members.

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Christian pilgrims from Brazil embrace after they were baptized in the water of the Jordan River at the Yardenit site near the northern Israeli city of Tiberias on Oct. 15. Yardenit is one of the sites along the Jordan River where some believe Jesus was baptized.

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A relative of a victim of Tyhpoon Haiyan visits a mass graveyard in front of the San Joaquin Church in Palo, Philippines, on Oct. 15. The storm, the strongest ever to hit land, left more than 7,000 dead or missing and ravaged whole cities when it struck on Nov. 8, 2013.

Noel Celis / AFP

Supporters of Ukraine's nationalist Svoboda party clash with police outside the parliament building in Kiev on Oct. 14.

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Serbia and Albania players and fans clash during their Euro 2016 Group I qualifying soccer match at the FK Partizan stadium in Belgrade on Oct. 14. The politically-sensitive match between Serbia and Albania was abandoned following a brawl between players from both sides after an Albanian flag was flown over the terraces and pitch by what appeared to be a drone near the end of the first half.

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Cornel West is knocked over during a scuffle outside the police department in Ferguson, Mo., Oct. 13.

Hundreds of protesters committed acts of civil disobedience throughout Ferguson, as they launched several days of demonstrations over the August killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, by a police officer.

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Members of "El Sistema" (The System) play harps outside the operating room where a woman is giving birth at a maternity hospital in Caracas.

In a nation awash with guns and with one of the world's highest murder rates, "The System" has for decades sought to counteract poor children's exposure to violence with the gentle and inspiring influence of classical music.

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Marchers kiss as they take part in the 70th Annual Columbus Day Parade in New York on Oct. 13.

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