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The week in 40 photos

Updated 12:06 PM ET, Fri September 23, 2016
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Police officers and protesters carry a man who was shot during a second night of protests in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Wednesday, September 21. The shooting victim, 26-year-old Justin Carr, later died. The city said he was shot by another civilian. Violent protests erupted in Charlotte following the death of Keith Lamont Scott, who was shot by police in an apartment complex parking lot. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney said Scott exited his car with a gun and that he was shot after he wouldn't drop it. Scott's family said he was unarmed and sitting in his car reading a book. Brian Blanco/Getty Images
Ahmad Khan Rahami is taken into custody after a shootout with police in Linden, New Jersey, on Monday, September 19. Rahami is the main suspect in a New York City bombing that left 29 people injured. He was also charged in connection with an explosion in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Nicolaus Czarnecki/The Boston Herald/AP
FARC rebels dance at an encampment in Llanos del Yari, Colombia, during a cultural event on Wednesday, September 21. The group's leader signed a peace deal with Colombian officials last month to end a 52-year-old conflict. Colombian citizens still have to approve the deal in a referendum. LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images
A panda named Chengjiu is transported to the panda hall at China's Hangzhou Zoo on Tuesday, September 20. Imaginechina/AP
Students take a test Thursday, September 22, at the Pyongyang International Football School in Pyongyang, North Korea. Beneath North Korea's "orchestrated pageantry" ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images
Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party's presidential nominee, attends the annual symposium of the Black Women's Agenda on Friday, September 16. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images
A waitress holds beer glasses at the Oktoberfest opening in Munich, Germany, on Saturday, September 17. Oktoberfest is the world's largest beer festival. Check out these lighthearted Oktoberfest photos from the past century Matthias Schrader/AP
An aid convoy was bombed in the area of Urum al-Kubra, Syria, on Monday, September 19. It is not clear who was responsible for the airstrike, which the International Committee of the Red Cross said killed about 20 people as well as the director of the Red Crescent's Urum al-Kubra branch. The United States has reached the preliminary conclusion that Russian warplanes bombed the convoy, two U.S. officials told CNN. Russia denies it was responsible and says that terrorists carried out the attack. OMAR HAJ KADOUR/AFP/Getty Images
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, center, shakes hands with former Cuban leader Fidel Castro during a visit to Havana, Cuba, on Monday, September 19. Alex Castro/AP
Student protesters in Johannesburg run for cover as police try to disperse them on Wednesday, September 21. Protests turned violent over an increase in South Africa's university fees. Themba Hadebe/AP
Mexican soldiers look up toward their President during the Independence Day military parade on Friday, September 16. Rebecca Blackwell/AP
People stand near an entrance of the Crossroads Center mall after multiple people were stabbed there Saturday, September 17, in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Dahir Adan is suspected of storming the mall and injuring 10 people before he was shot dead by an off-duty police officer. Dave Schwarz/St. Cloud Times/AP
Ana Sofia Bigliardo, top, and Ana Laura Ruzicka watch from backstage during the doubles final of the World Pole Dance Championships. The fitness competition took place in Bucharest, Romania, on Friday, September 16. Vadim Ghrida/AP
A sniper fires at ISIS militants in Sirte, Libya, on Wednesday, September 21. Manu Brabo/AP
People pray with Donald Trump, the Republican Party's presidential nominee, during the Midwest Vision and Values Pastors and Leadership Conference. The event was held in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, on Wednesday, September 21. MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images
Three white tigers are watched by their mother, Mandzi, just hours after being born at a private zoo in Borysew, Poland, on Thursday, September 22. Czarek Sokolowski/AP
A motorist tries to pump gas in Atlanta on Monday, September 19. A section of a major pipeline was closed down September 9 because of a leak. The disruption drove up prices and left some East Coast gas stations without fuel to sell. David Goldman/AP
Wax figures of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are moved apart at Madame Tussauds London on Wednesday, September 21. Jolie has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences. The actors were married in August 2014. Yui Mok/PA Wire/ZUMA Press
Young people sleep on a police station floor in Rosetta, Egypt, after being rescued from a capsized boat off the Mediterranean coast on Wednesday, September 21. Europe's migration crisis in 25 photos Eman Helal/AP
The campaign planes of presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton sit on the tarmac Friday, September 16, at Reagan National Airport near Washington. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Rescue workers look for missing people the day after a tourist boat capsized in central Thailand on Sunday, September 18. More than two dozen people were killed. LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA/AFP/Getty Images
Cranes fly at sunrise near the village of Bending, Germany, on Friday, September 16. PATRICK PLEUL/DPA/Getty Images
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a member of the Senate Banking Committee, questions Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf in Washington on Tuesday, September 20. Warren unleashed a verbal barrage at Stumpf, calling the embattled bank boss "gutless" and demanding he step down. Her diatribe was the most forceful condemnation yet of Wells Fargo, who fired more than 5,000 employees over the years for creating fake accounts without customer knowledge. The employees created the fraudulent accounts to meet bank quotas and were allegedly threatened with firing if they didn't comply. Susan Walsh/AP
French gendarmes secure an area in Paris where a makeshift migrant camp was being dismantled on Friday, September 16. The migrants were moved to other shelters. CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP/Getty Images
Stuntman Eddie Braun flies the "Evel Spirit" rocket over the Snake River Canyon in Twin Falls, Idaho, on Friday, September 16. He was completing the jump that legendary daredevil Evel Knievel attempted in 1974. Pat Sutphin/The Times-News/AP
From left, Vanesa Huanca, Shanik Vera and Claudia Martinez wear capes after being crowned "Spring Queens" by their teachers in El Alto, Bolivia, on Wednesday, September 21. Juan Karita/AP
Kashmiri Muslims carry the body of Nasir Shafi, an 11-year-old who was found dead on the outskirts of Srinagar, India, on Friday, September 16. Residents of Srinagar told CNN that Shafi's body was riddled with pellet gun wounds, which Indian police and security forces have been using to disperse protesters in Indian-adminstered Kashmir. Police said the boy was hit with pellets during clashes between the two groups. Yawar Nazir/Getty Images
A convict is seen in a new maximum-security prison in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on Tuesday, September 20. Honduran authorities are trying to crack down on the influence that gang leaders have from behind bars, according to the BBC. PRESIDENCIA/AFP/Getty Images
A model displays a creation by Hannibal Laguna during Madrid's Fashion Week on Saturday, September 17. Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP
A fishing boat heads out to sea in the Chinese province of Lianoning on Monday, September 19. JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images
A soldier looks through a damaged building in Sanaa, Yemen, after an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition on Tuesday, September 20. Yemen's Houthi rebels, who are Shiite, rebelled last year against the Sunni-led government of President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi, which is backed by Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia got involved by launching airstrikes against rebel targets in Yemen. Hani Mohammed/AP
House Speaker Paul Ryan laughs as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, left, and U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer hammer ceremonial nails outside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, September 21. Construction has begun on the platform where the next President will be inaugurated. Win McNamee/Getty Images
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, right, and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, second right, look over the mangled remains of a dumpster Sunday, September 18, in New York's Chelsea neighborhood. An explosion injured 29 people there the night before. Justin Lane/EPA/AP
A rhino is treated by veterinarians on Monday, September 19, after its horn was removed by poachers in South Africa. GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/Getty Images
Members of the military investigate the site where an Air Force U-2 Dragon Lady crashed shortly after takeoff Tuesday, September 20, in northern California. One pilot died and another was injured. They were on a training mission. JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images
A man stands in the rubble of destroyed buildings following an airstrike in Aleppo, Syria, on Sunday, September 18. KARAM AL-MASRI/AFP/Getty Images
People ride a swing in front of St. Paul's Church during the Oktoberfest celebrations in Munich, Germany, on Tuesday, September 20. Matthias Schrader/AP
Demonstrators gather in front of a burning car during an opposition rally in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, on Monday, September 19. The government is urging calm following protests that led to at least 17 deaths. The protesters are upset with the national electoral commission's failure to announce a timetable for the presidential election, which is due to take place in November. EDUARDO SOTERAS/AFP/Getty Images
Judges move cabbages to be weighed in the Giant Vegetable Competition, which took place on the first day of the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, England, on Friday, September 16. OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images
A harvest moon is partially hidden by buildings in Fortaleza, Brazil, on Friday, September 16. See last week in 35 photos Fotoarena/Sipa USA