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  • Today in Pictures: July 2, 2012

    Russian space agency rescue team carry U.S. astronaut Donald Pettit, center, shortly after the landing of the Russian Soyuz TMA-03M space capsule at the south-east of the Kazakh town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, July 1, 2012. The Soyuz capsule, which carried two astronauts and Russian cosmonaut safely returned to Earth after a half-year stint on the international space station.
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  • Today in Pictures: July 2, 2012

    Members of the eight ethnic regions from Oaxaca, cast their vote in a polling station located in the village of San Bartolome Quialana, state of Oaxaca, Mexico, July 1, 2012, during the presidential elections.
  • Today in Pictures: July 2, 2012

    A tree sitting atop a vehicle offers free firewood in Falls Church, Va., July, 2, 2012. Around 2 million utility customers are without electricity across a swath of states along the East Coast and as far west as Illinois as the area recovers from a round of summer storms.
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  • Today in Pictures: July 2, 2012

    Kashmiri Muslim devotees sit outside Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani shrine which was damaged in a fire last week, after it was reopened for the public in Srinagar, India, July 2, 2012.
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  • Today in Pictures: July 2, 2012

    Destroyed homes sit beside a home left untouched by fire in a neighborhood affected by the Waldo Canyon fire, June 30, 2012 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The massive fire, which has eased with the help of cooler temperatures and lighter winds, has destroyed hundreds of homes and forced more than 35,000 people to flee.
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  • Today in Pictures: July 2, 2012

    Indian Hindu Brahmins, sitting inside huge pots filled with water and flower petals, perform a Parjanya Yagna prayer ritual to appease the rain gods at the Kabir Ashram Temple in Vastral on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, July 1, 2012. Subdued rainfall activity, has triggered serious concerns about the impact of monsoon on India's agrarian economy.
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  • Today in Pictures: July 2, 2012

    Runners compete during the Men's 4x400m relay final at the 2012 European Athletics Championships at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki, July 1, 2012.
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  • Today in Pictures: July 2, 2012

    Spanish players celebrate with the trophy after the Euro 2012 soccer championship final between Spain and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine, July 1, 2012.
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  • Today in Pictures: July 2, 2012

    A Hindu devotee reads a holy book near his belongings covered with a piece of cloth to dry after bathing at Sangam in Allahabad, India, July 1, 2012. Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges and Yamuna, is one of Hinduism's important centers.
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  • Today in Pictures: July 2, 2012

    Bolis Jamal, 3, stands near his temporary shelter suffering from malnutrition at the Yida Refugee Camp along the border with North Sudan, July 1, 2012 in Yida, South Sudan. Yida Refugee Camp has swollen to nearly 60,000, as the refugees flee from South Kordofan in North Sudan with new arrivals at 300-600 a day.
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