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A protestor throws back an exploded tear gas shell, as police fire blue-colored water from water cannons in central Hong Kong, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. While other protesters marched back and forth elsewhere in the city, a large crowd wearing helmets and gas masks gathered outside the city government building. Some approached barriers that had been set up to keep protesters away and appeared to throw objects at the police on the other side. Others shone laser lights at the officers.
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Performers dance before the start of the Basketball World Cup Group C game between Spain and Tunisia in Guangzhou on August 31, 2019
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Chinese dancers dressed in traditional costumes perform a cultural dance on court before the match between Russia and Nigeria in the FIBA Basketball World Cup, at the Sport Center in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019.
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Chelsea's Christian Pulisic, left, and Sheffield United's John Egan battle for the ball during their English Premier League soccer match at Stamford Bridge, London, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019.
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Protestors throw tear gas shells back to police in Admiralty, Hong Kong, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. Hundreds of people are rallying in an athletic park in central Hong Kong as a 13th-straight weekend of pro-democracy protests gets underway.
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Children from Christian Brother's School play in an outdoor area during a preview of the Louisiana Children's Museum, at its new location in City Park, in New Orleans, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. The museum's new $47.5 million building opens Saturday in City Park, where its campus includes lots of outside space to run around in, a play area with cypress critters and a toddler-sized picnic table, and a small lagoon with a floating classroom that children can crank along its track.
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Children from Christian Brother's School walk up stairs to the second floor during a preview of the Louisiana Children's Museum, at its new location in City Park, in New Orleans, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. Louisiana's oldest children's museum has a shiny new home with spaces for kids of all ages, from those just learning to crawl to those who want a close-up view of a cicada's delicate wings. The museum's new $47.5 million building opens Saturday in City Park, where its campus includes lots of outside space to run around in, a play area with cypress critters and a toddler-sized picnic table, and a small lagoon with a floating classroom that children can crank along its track.
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Children from Christian Brother's School try to catch toy catfish with nets while in a pirogue, a cajun boat, during a preview of the Louisiana Children's Museum, at its new location in City Park, in New Orleans, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. The museum's new $47.5 million building opens Saturday in City Park, where its campus includes lots of outside space to run around in, a play area with cypress critters and a toddler-sized picnic table, and a small lagoon with a floating classroom that children can crank along its track.
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Pro-democracy protestors march in central Hong Kong, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. Large crowds of protesters are gathering and marching in central Hong Kong as police ready for possible confrontations near the Chinese government's main office or elsewhere in the city. The black-shirted protesters have taken over parts of major roads and intersections Saturday as they rally and mar
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Protestors face policemen on a street in Admiralty, Hong Kong, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. Hundreds of people are rallying in an athletic park in central Hong Kong as a 13th-straight weekend of pro-democracy protests gets underway
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A parade in a navy ship is seen during the ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Scheldt in Terneuzen, Netherlands, August 31, 2019.
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Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel drives during the third practice session at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Spa on August 31, 2019 ahead of the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix.
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People take part in a white march in memory of Steve Maia Canico, on August 31, 2019, in Treilliere, western France, the town where lived and worked the 24-year-old Frenchman who disappeared last June after falling in the river following a police raid during a music festival. - Steve Maia Canico went missing on the night of June 21-22 after officers in the western city of Nantes moved in to disperse techno music fans attending a free concert as part of France's national music celebration day.
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