2 October 2014

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Portuguese fishermen pull their net out of the sea onto the beach, at the Caparica coast, near Lisbon, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Along the Caparica coast, local fishermen use a technique of trawling near the shore and pulling the nets out of the sea by using two agricultural tractors.
Portuguese fishermen pull their net out of the sea onto the beach, at the Caparica coast, near Lisbon, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Along the Caparica coast, local fishermen use a technique of trawling near the shore and pulling the nets out of the sea by using two agricultural tractors.

Nowa Paye, 9, is taken to an ambulance after showing signs of the Ebola infection in the village of Freeman Reserve, about 30 miles north of Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday Sept. 30, 2014. Three members of District 13 ambulance service traveled to the village to pickup six suspected Ebola sufferers that had been quarantined by villagers.
Nowa Paye, 9, is taken to an ambulance after showing signs of the Ebola infection in the village of Freeman Reserve, about 30 miles north of Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday Sept. 30, 2014. Three members of District 13 ambulance service traveled to the village to pickup six suspected Ebola sufferers that had been quarantined by villagers.
In this Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 photo, released by the U.S. Air Force, a U.S Air Force KC-10 Extender refuels an F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft prior to strike operations in Syria. The F-22s, making their combat debut, were part of a strike package that was engaging Islamic State group targets in Syria. Washington and its Arab allies opened the air assault against the extremist group on Sept. 23, striking military facilities, training camps, heavy weapons and oil installations. The campaign expands upon the airstrikes the United States has been conducting against the militants in Iraq since early August.
In this Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 photo, released by the U.S. Air Force, a U.S Air Force KC-10 Extender refuels an F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft prior to strike operations in Syria. The F-22s, making their combat debut, were part of a strike package that was engaging Islamic State group targets in Syria. Washington and its Arab allies opened the air assault against the extremist group on Sept. 23, striking military facilities, training camps, heavy weapons and oil installations. The campaign expands upon the airstrikes the United States has been conducting against the militants in Iraq since early August.
In this Aug. 25, 2014, photo, tea worker Puliya Mahali looks in vain while sitting in her house in Bundapani, 120 kilometers (75 miles) from Siliguri in the Indian northeastern estate of West Bengal. When the Bundapani tea estate closed last year, death arrived soon after. Puliya, seeming 20 years older than her 50, sat emaciated on the floor, her tiny arms mummified by malnutrition. She cannot move anymore, so her husband, Ramesh, cannot leave her to look for work.
In this Aug. 25, 2014, photo, tea worker Puliya Mahali looks in vain while sitting in her house in Bundapani, 120 kilometers (75 miles) from Siliguri in the Indian northeastern estate of West Bengal. When the Bundapani tea estate closed last year, death arrived soon after. Puliya, seeming 20 years older than her 50, sat emaciated on the floor, her tiny arms mummified by malnutrition. She cannot move anymore, so her husband, Ramesh, cannot leave her to look for work.
Riot police fire tear gas on student protesters occupying streets surrounding the government headquarters in Hong Kong, early Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have handed the Chinese leadership a major political dilemma. Protesters who are demanding a greater say in choosing the financial center’s chief executive defied weekend attempts by riot police to end their sit-ins with tear gas blasts and on Monday fanned out to more neighborhoods of Hong Kong in a tense standoff.
Riot police fire tear gas on student protesters occupying streets surrounding the government headquarters in Hong Kong, early Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have handed the Chinese leadership a major political dilemma. Protesters who are demanding a greater say in choosing the financial center’s chief executive defied weekend attempts by riot police to end their sit-ins with tear gas blasts and on Monday fanned out to more neighborhoods of Hong Kong in a tense standoff. 
The boat carrying George Clooney and his wife, Amal Alamuddin, is surrounded by media and security boats as they cruise the Grand Canal after leaving the Aman luxury Hotel in Venice, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. Clooney married human rights lawyer Alamuddin on Saturday, the actor's representative said, out of sight of pursuing paparazzi and adoring crowds.
The boat carrying George Clooney and his wife, Amal Alamuddin, is surrounded by media and security boats as they cruise the Grand Canal after leaving the Aman luxury Hotel in Venice, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. Clooney married human rights lawyer Alamuddin on Saturday, the actor's representative said, out of sight of pursuing paparazzi and adoring crowds.
In this Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 photo, a central Illinois corn farmer, climbing onto his combine, is silhouetted against the setting sun while harvesting this year's crop of corn in Pleasant Plains, Ill. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Illinois' corn harvest continues creeping along, though recently favorable weather enabled growers to spend more time bringing in the crop. Earlier this month wet, cool conditions across much of Illinois put farmers behind schedule in bringing their corn in from the fields.
In this Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 photo, a central Illinois corn farmer, climbing onto his combine, is silhouetted against the setting sun while harvesting this year's crop of corn in Pleasant Plains, Ill. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Illinois' corn harvest continues creeping along, though recently favorable weather enabled growers to spend more time bringing in the crop. Earlier this month wet, cool conditions across much of Illinois put farmers behind schedule in bringing their corn in from the fields. 
In this Sept. 3, 2014 picture made with a long exposure, lights from evening rush hour traffic move over the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, in San Francisco.
In this Sept. 3, 2014 picture made with a long exposure, lights from evening rush hour traffic move over the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, in San Francisco.
Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is sprayed with water as he goes through a simulated workout while being filmed during NBA basketball media day, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Houston.
Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is sprayed with water as he goes through a simulated workout while being filmed during NBA basketball media day, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Houston.
Parma's Antonio Cassano, second from left, scores on a penalty past Udinese goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis, during the Serie A soccer match between Udinese and Parma at the Friuli Stadium in Udine, Italy, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014.
Parma's Antonio Cassano, second from left, scores on a penalty past Udinese goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis, during the Serie A soccer match between Udinese and Parma at the Friuli Stadium in Udine, Italy, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. 

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