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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

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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