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President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about the situation in Iraq in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. Obama said the US will send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq, set up joint operation centers.

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP

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Drew Facey, set and costume designer, has seven nominations for the Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards in Vancouver, including four of five in the large theatre category for outstanding set design.

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Over 300 residents of the Siksika Nation reserve, one of the hardest-hit areas in the massive floods that swept southern Alberta a year ago, are staying in relief trailers. Others are in hotels or staying with family.

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A young boy shows off Uruguay's flag on a man's stomach before the group D World Cup soccer match between Uruguay and England at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Uruguay went on to win.

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British Columbia Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation John Rustad, centre right, listens as Otis Jackson, chairperson of the Sto:lo First Nations Strategic Engagement Agreement (SEA) Board, speaks during a ceremony in a longhouse to mark the agreement between the government and 14 Sto:lo First Nations in Chilliwack, B.C.,

Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press

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Lucy Li waits to putt on the 13th green during the first round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament in Pinehurst, N.C.,

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A demonstrator takes part in a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Sao Paulo.

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A Canadian flag hangs outside a Huron St. home in downtown Toronto.

Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail

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The William Inglis ferry returns from Centre Island. With summer almost here and the weather warm, the Toronto islands are a popular destination for those seeking relief from the city.

Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail

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From left, Montreal Canadiens' Big 3 defencemen, Serge Savard, Guy Lapointe and Larry Robinson, pose for photos at the Canadiens' Hall of Fame in Montreal. The team announced they were retiring Lapointe's number five jersey.

Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press

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Spain's new King Felipe VI, his wife Queen Letizia, Princess Leonor and King Juan Carlos appear on the balcony of the Royal Palace in Madrid. Spain's new king, Felipe VI, was sworn in on Thursday in a low-key ceremony which monarchists hope will usher in a new era of popularity for the troubled royal household.

Andrea Comas/Reuters

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