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    Adriano De Souza of Brazil, competes in round one at the Billabong Pro Tahiti surfing event, Aug. 16, 2012, in Teahupoo, Tahiti. De Souza defeated fellow Brazilian Willian Cardoso and Australia's Bede Durbidge.
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    Feminist punk group Pussy Riot members, Yekaterina Samutsevich, Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova sit in a glass cage at a court room in Moscow, Russia, Aug 17, 2012. They are charged with hooliganism connected to religious hatred. But the case is widely seen as a warning that authorities will tolerate opposition only under tightly controlled conditions.
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    Myanmar Buddhist monks take a boat to collect alms at local bazaar flooded by the overflowing Nga-Wun River in Ah-Thouk township, Ayeyarwaddy Delta, about 80 miles southwest of Yangon, Myanmar, Aug. 17, 2012.
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    Spanish matador Jimenez Fortes during the Malagueta bullring, Aug. 16, 2012 in Malaga, Spain.
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    Women hold up a sign as a demonstration by supporters of the jailed feminist punk band 'Pussy Riot', outside the Russian Embassy, Aug. 17, 2012 in London, England. The three women who staged an anti-Kremlin protest in a church in Feb., were found guilty of hooliganism motivated by religious hatred, with a two year jail time. Supporters gather around the world as a mark of solidarity.
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    A Nepalese Hindu man holds a candle while he gets ready to perform a ritual during Kuse Aunsi or Nepalese Father's day at Gokarneshwar temple in Katmandu, Nepal, Aug. 17, 2012. Kuse Aunsi is a unique Hindu festival of Nepal where fathers living or dead are honored. Those whose fathers are deceased pay tributes at Gokarneshwar temple.
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    Indian Muslim Mohammed Abdullah, left, and his son Omar eat together as they break their Ramadan fast on the walls of the Jama Masjid in New Delhi, India, Aug. 17, 2012. Abdullah, who works at the mosque, waves a flag to signal the end of the fasting day. Muslims around the world are marking the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
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    Horses crash on the first curve of the dirt-covered course in Siena's Madonna dell'Assunta, Virgin of the Assumption, an ancient Palio horse race in Tuscany, Italy, Aug. 16, 2012. One of the horses broke a front leg in the collision, as Animal rights campaigners are calling for an end to the famed Palio after six of ten horses crashed during the latest race and some 50 have died since 1970.
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    The Tibetan opera is performed as a huge "Tangka of Sakyamuni" is unveiled at the Sunning Buddha Ceremony to mark the Shoton (Yogurt) Festival at Drepung Monastery, Aug. 17, 2012, Lhasa, Tibetan Autonomous Region, China. The Shoton Festival, has been celebrated for more than 300 years with traditions of drinking yogurt, watching opera, participating in yak races and enjoying folk songs and dance.
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    An Indonesian youth yawns among motorcyclists as they wait to travel to Sumatra island, at Merak ferry port in Banten province, Indonesia, Aug. 17, 2012. A mass exodus out of the capital in the world's most populous Muslim country is underway as millions are heading to their home villages to celebrate Eid al-Fitr holiday on Aug. 19. The holiday marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
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    Kansas City Royals fans go after a foul ball during a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Aug. 16, 2012.
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