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26 Amazing News Images You Should See This Week

The Ebola story may have stolen most recent headlines, but plenty of other things also happened in the news this week. The Oscar Pistorius case is coming to an end, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz suffered a gruesome injury, and Ferguson is still in a state of unrest. Here are some of the best images you will see, brought to us by some of the worlds hardest-working photojournalists.

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Protester Jeff Hulbert of Annapolis, Maryland, holds a sign reading "Stop the Flights" as he demonstrates in favor of a travel ban to stop the spread of the Ebola virus, in front of the White House in Washington, Oct. 16, 2014.


An Ebola virus–stricken health care worker from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas, is brought in a caravan to Emory University Hospital for treatment in Atlanta, Oct. 15, 2014.

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An Israeli woman (center) and a Palestinian woman gesture at each other during a protest by Palestinian women against Jewish visitors to the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City, Oct. 14, 2014.

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth walks through a field of ceramic poppies that form part of the art installation Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at the Tower of London in London, Oct. 16, 2014.

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Oscar Pistorius sits in the Pretoria High Court on Oct. 15, 2014, in Pretoria, South Africa. Judge Thokozile Masipa found Pistorius not guilty of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, but convicted him of culpable homicide.

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U.N. Ebola mission chief Anthony Banbury (on screen) speaks to members of the United Nations Security Council during a meeting on the Ebola crisis at the U.N. headquarters in New York, Oct. 14, 2014.

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Smoke rises from the Syrian town of Kobani, seen from near the Mursitpinar border crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province on Oct. 12, 2014, in Sanliurfa, Turkey.

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Members of the media look at the burning Chilpancingo City Hall, set on fire by demonstrators demanding the government find 43 Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College "Raul Isidro Burgos" students, missing since last month's deadly clashes, in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, Oct. 13, 2014.

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A member of Team Hype jumps to shoot during a performance at the NBA Global Games basketball match between Sacramento Kings and Brooklyn Nets in Beijing, Oct. 15, 2014.

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A group of 104 sub-Saharan Africans on board a rubber dinghy prepare to board the NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) ship Phoenix some 25 miles off the Libyan coast in this handout photo provided by MOAS, Oct. 4, 2014.

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A Spanish Civil Guard pulls an African migrant from a border fence, as Spanish Civil Guard officers stand underneath, during an attempt to cross into Spanish territories, between Morocco and Spain's north African enclave of Melilla, Oct. 15, 2014.

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A demonstrator holds pictures of missing students of the Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College "Raul Isidro Burgos" during a protest outside the Mexican Consulate in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Oct. 15, 2014.

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Israeli policemen detain a Palestinian protester during clashes at a protest by Palestinians against Jewish visitors to the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City, Oct. 15, 2014.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (center) and Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic (second from right) attend a military parade to mark 70 years since the city's liberation by the Red Army in Belgrade, Serbia, Oct. 16, 2014.

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A Kurdish refugee from the Syrian town of Kobani shows a victory sign as a rainbow forms over the camp in the southeastern town of Suruc, Sanliurfa province, Oct. 16, 2014.

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Bai Yawen of China performs on the balance beam during the Women's Balance Beam Final on day six of the 45th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at Guangxi Sports Center Stadium on Oct. 12, 2014, in Nanning, China.

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A participant flies in the sky with a wingsuit during the six-day Wingsuit Flying World Championship sponsored by Red Bull on Oct. 14, 2014, in Zhangjiajie, Hunan province of China.

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New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is carted off the field after a devastating injury during the third quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles, Oct. 12, 2014.