Top photos of the day: Monday, September 22, 2014

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From the archives:White Sox fans celebrate after clinching the American League pennant on Sept. 22, 1959. | Sun-Times library

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

Volunteer brat rollers work to keep a 200-foot bratwurst in place as it is grilled in downtown Belleville on Sunday during the last day of the city’s Bicentennial celebration. About 120 pounds of meat were used to make the giant brat. | Steve Nagy/AP/Belleville News-Democrat

Bradley Neil of Team Europe plays his tee shot to the 18th during the first round of the 2014 Junior Ryder Cup at Blairgowrie Golf Club in Perth, Scotland. | Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

A Turkish soldier throws a teargas canister toward Kurdish demonstrators, during clashes, as thousands of Syrian refugees continue to arrive at the border in Suruc, Turkey. About 130,000 Syrian refugees fleeing the advance of Islamic State militants have crossed the border into Turkey in the past four days, Turkey’s deputy prime minister said Monday, warning that the number could rise further as the militants continue their onslaught. | Burhan Ozbilici/AP

Hawthi Shiite rebels release fireworks as they celebrate Sunday’s signing of a U.N.-brokered deal that gave them unprecedented influence in the presidency and over the Cabinet, in Sanaa, Yemen. In a swift, stunning sweep of the capital, Sanaa, Hawthis seized houses, headquarters and barracks of Sunni foes’’ houses, driving them into hiding, while positioning themselves as the country’s new king-makers after battles that lasted for seven days and left at least 340 people dead. | Hani Mohammed/AP

Halloween decorations are in trees in front of Mister Ed’s Elephant Museum & Candy Shop in Orrtanna, Pennsylvania. | Markell DeLoatch/AP

Protesters calling for massive economic and political changes to curb the effects of global warming hold a sit-in around the Wall Street Bull statue on Broadway in New York City. Approximately 2,600 protesters participated; despite blocking traffic on numerous streets, there were few arrests. | Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Students attend a rally at Chinese University in Hong Kong. Thousands of students from more than 20 tertiary institutions start a weeklong boycott of classes in protest against Beijing’s conservative framework for political reform in Hong Kong. | Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images

Ex-Madrid Regional Government President and president of the Popular Party in the region Esperanza Aguirre is hit by a microphone as she arrives at Plaza de Castilla Preliminary Court in Madrid, Spain. Aguirre arrived to declare for a traffic incident in Gran Via street that took place last April. | Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

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