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  • An Indian snake charmer holds snakes as a Hindu devotee pours milk over them, Jalandhar, India, Aug. 1, 2014. During the 'Naag Panchami' festival, Hindu devotees offer milk, bananas and coconuts to snakes in the hope it will protect them from snake bites during the year.
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  • Georgina Hockenhull of Wales performs on the beam during the women's gymnastics apparatus final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, Aug. 1, 2014.
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  • A Chelsea pensioner walks amongst red poppies in the moat at the Tower of London, Aug. 1, 2014, in London. The Tower of London moat is slowly turning red as some 888,246 ceramic poppies are planted in memory of the British Commonwealth dead from World War I.
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  • Flames rise from a raging fire at a scene of the underground explosions in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Aug. 1, 2014. Multiple underground explosions, suspected to be caused by polythylene and propylene pipe leaks from a petrochemical plant, blew up several roads in Kaohsiung killing at least 22 people and injuring some 270.
  • Children play in a fountain during a hot and sunny summer day in Nice, France, July 31, 2014.
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  • A man walks through the dried-up bed of a reservoir in Sanyuan county, Shaanxi, China, July 30, 2014. Lingering droughts in most parts of China have affected millions of agricultural crops.
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  • Visitors walk inside the Luminarium, an inflatable sculpture realized by British artist Alan Parkinson, installed on the ground of the Baby Beach during the Geneva Festival "Fetes de Geneve" in Geneva, Switzerland, July 31, 2014.
    Martial Trezzini/AP Photo
  • A North Korean woman works at the Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang textile factory, July 31, 2014, in Pyongyang, North Korea. This is the country's largest textile factory with 8,500 workers, where eighty percent of them are women.
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  • Fires spew from the cannon of an Israeli 155 mm artillery piece as it fires into the Gaza Strip from a base in Israel, July 31, 2014. Two weeks after starting its ground offensive in the Gaza Strip, Israel has mobilized 16,000 more reserve troops.
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  • Divers Sarah Barrow and Tonia Couch of England compete in the Women's Synchronised 10m platform final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland, July 30, 2014.
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  • Clowns gather for a group picture during the sixth annual Latin American Clown Congress in Guatemala City, July 29, 2014. Clowns from Central America and North America have gathered for four days in the capital city to exchange ideas and attend workshops.
    Moises Castillo/AP Photo
  • A South Korean student displays a message during a rally against the Israeli military operations in Gaza and the West Bank and wishes for peace near the Israeli Embassy in Seoul, July 30, 2014.
    Lee Jin-man/AP Photo
  • A Palestinian firefighter participates in efforts to put out a fire at Gaza's main power plant, which witnesses said was hit with Israeli shelling, in the central Gaza Strip, July 29, 2014. Israeli tank fire hit the fuel depot of the Gaza Strip's only power plant, cutting electricity to Gaza City and many other parts of the Palestinian enclave.
    Mohammed Salem/Reuters
  • Personal notes and flowers left in commemoration of the victims of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 are displayed at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, July 30, 2014. Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 with more than 280 passengers, including 194 Dutch passengers, was downed in eastern Ukraine on July 17th.
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  • Players from the German Bundesliga soccer club VfL Wolfsburg, stand in line during an official photocall at Wolkswagen-Arena in Wolfsburg, Germany, July 30, 2014.
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  • Sycerika McMahon of Northern Ireland is seen underwater as she takes the start for the women's 400m Freestyle heats during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 29, 2014.
    Stefan Wermuth/Reuters
  • A Pakistani man sells colorful balloons as he waits for customers during the Eid al-Fitr celebrations, in Karachi, Pakistan, July 29, 2014. Muslims all over the world are celebrating their biggest religious festival, Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
    Shahzaib Akber/EPA
  • Smoke and fire from the explosion of an Israeli strike rise over Gaza City, July 29, 2014. Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas, striking symbols of the group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that shut down the strip's only power plant in the heaviest bombardment in the fighting so far.
    Hatem Moussa/AP Photo
  • A temporary exhibition is displayed at the Place de la Republique to support the movement 'Bring Back Our Girls' in Paris, July 28, 2014. The exhibition sets 220 silhouettes with the names of the Nigerian girls who were abducted, and are still missing, by the Islamist group Boko Haram in Nigeria.
    Etienne Laurent/EPA
  • Paramilitary policemen raise their fists as they attend an oath-taking rally to ensure the security of the upcoming 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games, in Nanjing, China, July 29, 2014. The Chinese city will host the 2014 Youth Olympic Games between Aug. 16 to Aug. 28.
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  • A person dressed as the Sesame Street character Elmo walks through Times Square in New York, July 29, 2014.
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  • A child stands up as Muslim worshippers pray during the first day of the Eid al-Fitr, that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at Lisbon's Martim Moniz square, July 28, 2014. Muslims traditionally start the day with dawn prayers and visiting cemeteries to pay their respects to the dead, with children getting new clothes, toys, shoes and haircuts, and families visiting each other.
    Francisco Seco/AP Photo
  • Filipino anti-riot policemen use water cannons to disperse protestors attempting to reach the Philippine Congress in Quezon City, Philippines, July 28, 2014, during the state of the nation address (SONA) by Philippine president Benigno Aquino III. Police blocked off a main road leading to the House of Representatives compound in the Manila suburb, forcing the demonstrators to gather some distance away.
    Dennis M. Sabangan/EPA
  • People walk around inside a partially inflated hot air balloon at the 32nd annual OuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, July 27, 2014, in Readington, N.J.
    Mel Evans/AP Photo
  • Astana Procycling team rider Vincenzo Nibali of Italy, center, the overall leader, is seen in action during the final stage of the Tour de France 2014 cycling race from Evry to Paris, by the Champs-Elysees, in France, July 27, 2014.
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  • Men are seen at the window of a packed train as they make their way home from Karachi's Cantonment railway station in Karachi, Pakistan, July 27, 2014.
    Akhtar Soomro/Reuters
  • Members of the CAL Fire Vina Helitack crew battle a spot fire as the fast-moving wildfire called "Sand Fire" burns near Plymouth, Calif., July 26, 2014. The fire has burned 5 homes, 1300 acres, and is 20 percent contained, local media reported.
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  • Ollie the French Bulldog, dressed in a "Shazam" costume, sits outside of the San Diego Convention Center during the 2014 Comic-Con International Convention in San Diego, July 24, 2014.
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