Top photos of the day: Monday, September 15, 2014

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From the archives:Ernie Banks tests out his bat in the Wrigley Field dugout on Sept. 15, 1953. He would make his major league debut two days later. | Sun-Times library

A selection of some of the best photographs from around the world:

A model walks the runway in the Leyre Valiente fashion show during the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid Spring/Summer 2015 at Ifema in Madrid, Spain. | Photo by Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images

A Palestinian man works at a housing construction site at the Jewish Settlement of Beitar Elit, West Bank. Israel’s Civil Administration in the West Bank last week announced the takeover of 988 acres (3,799 dunams) belonging to five Palestinian villages between the Etzion settlement bloc and Jerusalem. | Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images

A Honduran immigrant entertains a fellow immigrant’s child in front a map of Mexico showing train routes leading north at a shelter for undocumented Central American immigrants in Tenosique, Mexico. The shelter, called La 72, is run by Fransiscan friars and is the first stop for thousands of Central American immigrants crossing north through Mexico to reach the United States. Many risk riding atop “La Bestia” or The Beast, a freight train which passes through Tenosique in Mexico’s southern state of Tabasco. The number of immigrants making the perilous trek has diminished from a springtime high, due to Mexican and U.S. law enforcement operations to stem the flow. | Photo by John Moore/Getty Images

People listen as Sir Bob Geldof speaks to members of the public and supporters of the ‘Better Together’ campaign from a raised stage in Trafalgar Square in London, England. The latest polls in Scotland’s independence referendum put the No campaign back in the lead, the first time they have gained ground on the Yes campaign since the start of August. | Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Horsemen ride their horses through smoke during a practice session at the beach of Scheveningen in Scheveningen, Netherlands. Some eighty members of the Dutch cavalry practiced for any possible emergency during tomorrow’s Prinsjesdag ceremony which marks the opening of the Dutch parliament. | Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images

A child cries while her teacher tries to calm down her during the first day of school at a primary school at Bayrampasa district in Istanbul. More than 16 million students are starting the new school year across Turkey until January 26, 2015, when the mid-term break begins. | Getty Images

Pickers working at night cut grapes on the first day of the Beaujolais’ harvest in the “Moulin a Vent” vineyard, near Chenas, Beaujolais, eastern France. Traditionally, grapes are harvested at the end of the night when the temperatures are lower to produce a “fruity and tender” wine. | Getty Images

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