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A firefighter looks on during attempts to extinguish flames of forest fire in environmental conservation area near Jaburu Palace, official residence of vice-president, in Brasilia

A firefighter looks on during attempts to extinguish flames of a forest fire in the environmental conservation area near Jaburu Palace, the official residence of vice-president, in Brasilia September 17, 2013. According to the Fire Department, the fire was caused by low humidity and dry weather. REUTERS / Ueslei Marcelino (BRAZIL - Tags: POLITICS DISASTER TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Photos of the day - September 17, 2013

The best news photos of the day for September 17, 2013.

Colorado flooding, Washington Navy Yard shooting and "The Annunciation of San Martino alla Scala."

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