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  • Mexico Consul General Carlos Gonzalez Gutierrez leads a crowd of supporters in the Mexican "El Grito de Dolores" from the Capitol balcony near the West steps in Sacramento, Calif. on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. The tradition dates back to September 15, 1810 when in the town of Dolores, Guanajuato, Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla rang the bell in his church to call on the faithful to start the War of Independence against Spain. See a Gallery here.
    Hector Amezcua |
  • Det. Larry Lopez, one of the three officers from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department recognized for their role in the shootout with cop killer Christopher Dorner sits with his medal that was given to him by Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif.. Lopez and Deputy Daniel Rosa dashed into the road to pull Det. Jeremiah MacKay and Deputy Alex Collins to safety. MacKay later died of his injuries. View a photo gallery.
    Hector Amezcua |
  • APTOPIX Southern California Heat
    In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, beach goers cool off during the Southern California heat wave, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Huntington Beach, Calif. Southern California is roasting in triple-digit temperatures and forecasters say the heat wave will continue at least another day. (AP Photo/ Chris Carlson)
    Chris Carlson | AP
  • APTOPIX California Wildfires
    In this Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 photo, firefighters work a structure fire in Oakhurst, Calif., as two raging wildfires in the state forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said flames damaged or destroyed 21 structures. The Fresno Bee reports one neighborhood was hit especially hard, with several homes turned to ash and smoldering embers.
    Mark Crosse | AP
  • APTOPIX Mexico Tropical Weather
    People salvage the useful remains from houses destroyed by Hurricane Odile in Los Cabos, Mexico, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Hundreds of impoverished houses were destroyed in the Unidad Real squatter's settlement and other equally poor neighborhoods. Mexico’s Interior Ministry declared a state of natural disaster for affected areas in the state of Baja California Sur. (AP Photo/ Victor R. Caivano)
    Victor R. Caivano | AP
  • Argentina Mafalda
    A tourist sits on a bench beside the statue of comic strip characeter Mafalda in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Argentine cartoonist Joaquin Salvador Lavado, better known as Quino is the creator of the comic strip Mafalda , that will celebrate 50 years since its first appearance on September 1964. (AP Photo/ Natacha Pisarenko)
    Natacha Pisarenko | AP
  • APTOPIX Spain Fashion Week Alvarno
    A model displays a Spring/ Summer 2015 design by Alvarno, during the Madrid's Fashion Week, in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 . (AP Photo/ Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
    Daniel Ochoa de Olza | AP
  • APTOPIX Britain Scotland
    A woman takes shelter under an umbrella from light drizzle on a foggy day as she walks across a street in Edinburgh, Scotland, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. If Scottish voters this week say Yes to independence, not only will they tear up the map of Great Britain, they'll shake the twin pillars of Western Europe's postwar prosperity and security — the European Union and the U.S.-led NATO defense alliance. (AP Photo/ Matt Dunham)
    Matt Dunham | AP
  • Southern California Heat
    A paddle boarder cools off in the water during the Southern California heat wave, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Huntington Beach, Calif. Southern California is roasting in triple-digit temperatures and forecasters say the heat wave will continue at least another day. (AP Photo/ Chris Carlson)
    Chris Carlson | AP
  • Shasta County Correctional Officer John Zufall, who risked his life in an attempt to save a fellow diver at the bottom of a lake gets a hug from his 10-year-old daughter Jordan after he received the Medal of Valor from Gov. Jerry Brown and Attorney General Kamala Harris in Sacramento, Calif. on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. View a photo gallery.
    Hector Amezcua |
  • Art Camp
    Midwestern State University art students, Ismail Shittu, left, Nick Bourgeois, Lizca Bass and Vcmore Eligwe, right, try an exercise in impressionist-style portraiture through costume and photography Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, as part of the MSU Art Camp in Wichita Falls, Texas.
    Torin Halsey | AP
  • Mexico Tropical Weather
    A tourists looks to the ocean from inside a debris-filled area at the Hilton hotel after the resort sustained severe damage from Hurricane Odile in Los Cabos, Mexico, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Hurricane Odile blazed a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja California Peninsula that leveled everything from ramshackle homes to big box stores and luxury hotels, leaving roads and entire neighborhoods as disaster zones.
    Victor R. Caivano | AP
  • Romania Roma Eviction
    A Roma man holds icons during the eviction of more than 100 people from the homes they lived in Bucharest, Romania, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Up to 25 Roma families were evacuated from buildings downtown the Romanian capital which were illegaly taken into state propriety during the Communist rule and then returned to their owners following lengthy legal procedures. The Roma, of which some were legal tenants while the buildings were state propriety, protested that they are not compensated for their loss and that the temporary shelters they were offered involve women and children living separate from men.
    Vadim Ghirda | AP
  • APTOPIX Philippines Asia Storm
    Piglets are carried over floodwaters by a resident as they return to their home after fleeing earlier due to a swollen river in suburban San Mateo, Rizal province, Philippines Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Fast-moving typhoon Kalmaegi blew out of the northern Philippines Monday after causing flash floods and landslides. Three people died when big waves and strong winds sank a stalled ferry over the weekend.
    Aaron Favila | AP
  • APTOPIX Mexico Hurricane Odile
    A family from San Jose, California, cover themselves with pillows as they sit on the concrete stairs in the service area of a resort after the designated area for shelter was destroyed by winds in Los Cabos, Mexico, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Hurricane Odile raked the Baja California Peninsula with strong winds and heavy rains early Monday as locals and tourists in the resort area of Los Cabos began to emerge from shelters and assess the damage.
    Victor R. Caivano | AP
  • APTOPIX Netherlands Budget Year
    Smoke from grenades shrouds horses and riders during a practice session for members of the Dutch cavalry in Scheveningen, Netherlands, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. About 80 horses and riders were rehearsing on a beach in the coastal resort of Scheveningen, outside The Hague, for ceremonies which will be held Tuesday to mark the opening of parliament. The horses were exposed to smoke grenades and harsh sounds to reduce their chances of being startled by any incidents during the ceremony.
    Peter Dejong | AP
  • APTOPIX Britain Scotland
    People visit "The Auld Acquaintance" cairn, which is being built as a monument supporting the union of Scotland and the U.K. on the England Scotland border near Gretna, Scotland, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. The stone circle is being built as a mass participation project as a monument to togetherness, open to anyone who wishes to place a stone there, decorated or otherwise. If Scottish-based voters approve separation from the U.K. on Thursday, officials from Scotland and Britain will have to sort out assets and debt, questions over continued membership in the United Nations and European Union, and whether to retain a common currency.
    Matt Dunham | AP
  • CORRECTION Nigeria Collapsed Building
    Rescue workers gather at the sits of a collapsed building belonging to the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria, Saturday, Sept, 13. 2014. The building was being extended, adding 2 additional floors when it collapsed.
    Sunday Alamba | AP
  • APTOPIX India Pakistan Flooding
    A stranded dog stands on the rooftop of a collapsed house in an inundated neighborhood in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Flooding from days of heavy monsoon rains partially submerged Srinagar and left more than 400 people dead in northern Pakistan and India. The flood waters have begun to recede, but vast fields of crops have been destroyed and tens of thousands of families have lost all their possessions.
    Altaf Qadri | AP
  • APTOPIX France Airline Squeeze
    Air France-KLM chairman and chief executive, Alexandre de Juniac gives a press conference, in Paris, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. At least half of Air France flights around the world were canceled Monday as pilots kicked off a weeklong strike, angry that the company is shifting jobs and operations to a low-cost carrier to better keep up with rivals.
    Thibault Camus | AP
  • Exchange-Immigrants-Mass Graves
    Hailey Duecker, graduate student and lab manager, digitizes a human cranium into 3D data to estimate ancestry and possible origin using computer models from a human skull found near the border from an immigrant she hopes to identify. The Texas State University Forensics Anthropology Center in San Marcos is helping to identify bones from several bodies found from graves near the Texas-Mexico border from illegal immigrants who might have died while crossing into the United States.
    Ralph Barrera | AP/
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