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« Reply #136 on: August 13, 2015, 08:06:49 am »

                         

      A worker paints a frame for a modular container at a plant in the village of Supikovice, Czech Republic, Tuesday. The company which belongs to the modular division of the Paris-based Touax Group has been recently benefiting from orders from Germany that uses these modular like buildings to house thousands of migrants. Petr David Josek/AP

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« Reply #137 on: August 13, 2015, 08:11:13 am »
How lucky we Americans are.

                     

      A girl studies while sitting on top of a taxi outside her shanty home at a roadside in Mumbai, India, Tuesday. Shailesh Andrade/Reuters

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« Reply #138 on: August 14, 2015, 06:50:24 am »

                       

        Youth filling out job applications at Opportunity Fair and Forum at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill., on Thursday, as part of the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative. The Initiative creates pathways for youth with untapped talent and potential to build skills, gain credentials and employment, and reclaim the American Dream. Peter Wynn Thompson/100,000 Opportunities Initiative/AP

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« Reply #139 on: August 14, 2015, 06:52:25 am »
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      An Iraqi boy working for a grocery store collects his vegetables after a truck bomb attack in Jameela market in the predominantly Shiite neighborhood of Sadr City, Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday. The massive truck bomb ripped through the popular Baghdad food market in the Iraqi capital's crowded neighborhood in the early Thursday in one of the deadliest single blasts in the capital in years. Karim Kadim/AP
                       

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« Reply #140 on: August 14, 2015, 06:54:49 am »


                               

        Hostesses pose for a photo beside the models of a high speed train during the China High Speed Railway on Fast Track exhibition in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday. China has sweetened its bid in a race with Japan to win the construction contract for a high-speed railway connecting Jakarta to the city of Bandung, Indonesia, officials said on Tuesday. Rivan Awal Lingga/Antara Foto/Reuters
                         

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« Reply #141 on: August 14, 2015, 06:58:15 am »
What a breathtaking picture.

                           

       Meteors streak across the sky over a Roman theatre in the ruins of Acinipio, during the Perseid meteor shower near Ronda, southern Spain, in the early morning of August 13, 2015. The annual Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak on August 12 and 13 in Europe, according to NASA. Acinipo, known as "Ronda la Vieja" (Old Ronda), is an archaeological site located in a plateau at 999 meters above sea level, declared Heritage of Cultural Interest Site, which includes a Roman theatre and important Prehistoric remains. The facade of the theatre was illuminated by a torch. (REUTERS/Jon Nazca)

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« Reply #142 on: August 14, 2015, 07:02:03 am »

                             

     hildren take a bath in floodwaters at a temporary shelter where victims of flooding gather in Kyaung Gone township of Ayeyarwaddy Region, Myanmar, August 13, 2015. Myanmar's government warned low-lying regions to expect even more flooding after heavy rainfall brought havoc to higher areas further north. Weeks of heavy monsoon rains have affected over one million people, about 100 people so far are reported dead and damage was caused to more than 687,200 acres of farmland. The water has receded in many areas, many roads and bridges were destroyed in the worst affected states and regions. (Lynn Bo Bo/EPA)

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« Reply #143 on: August 14, 2015, 07:05:49 am »

                         

        An exhausted and frustated migrant holds his head after he missed to get a place on a train heading to the Serbian border at the train station in Gevgelija, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, August 13, 2015. From the beginning of the year to mid-June 2015, nearly 160,000 migrants landed in the southern European countries, mainly Greece and Italy, on their way to wealthier countries in Western and Northern Europe, according to estimates by the International Organization for Migration (IOM). (Georgi Licovski/EPA)