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Participants react as they hold on to a greased pole during the "Panjat Pinang" event organised in celebration of Indonesia's 69th Independence Day at Ancol Dreamland Park in Jakarta August 17, 2014.

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Friends and relatives cry as they say goodbye to volunteers before they were sent to the eastern part of Ukraine to join the ranks of special battalion "Azov" fighting against pro-Russian separatists, in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.

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A Liberian woman stands as health workers wearing protective clothing prepare to carry an abandoned dead body presenting with Ebola symptoms at Duwala market in Monrovia August 17, 2014.

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A competitor leaps up the air during a bridge jumping competition in Kanal ob Soci August 17, 2014.

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Protesters gesture as they stand in a street in defiance of a midnight curfew meant to stem ongoing demonstrations in reaction to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri August 17, 2014.

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Marijuana activist Marc Emery smokes from a bong with the words 'Freedom' on it during his return party in downtown Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday, August 17, 2014.

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Sri Lanka's Kaushal Silva (R) celebrates with teammate Rangana Herath after taking the wicket of Pakistan's Younis Khan (not pictured) during the fourth day of their second and final test cricket match in Colombo August 17, 2014.

DINUKA LIYANAWATTE/REUTERS

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Pope Francis, right, blesses a crying child who was not wanting to separate from his mother, near a Vatican gendarmerie, center, upon the Pope's arrival for the Closing Holy Mass of the 6th Asian Youth Day in Haemi Castle in Haemi, south of Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.

Lee Jin-man/AP

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England's Katherine Merchant, right, is tackled by Canada's Karen Paquin, left, during a final match of the Women's Rugby World Cup 2014, England against Canada, at Jean Bouin stadium, in Paris, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.

Michel Euler/AP

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Kyle Larson exits his car after catching fire after a crash in Turn 4 during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.

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TV personality Jay Leno rides a 1930 Bohmerland motorcycle around the grounds during the Concours d'Elegance at the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California, August 17, 2014. The Concours tops a week-long celebration of automobiles and car culture on the Monterey Peninsula.

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Kalex Moto2 rider Esteve Rabat of Spain competes during the Czech Grand Prix in Brno August 17, 2014.

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A re-enactor dressed as a World War I British Cavalry soldier makes a charge and chops a cabbage off of a pole during a performance at the Memorial Musem Passchendaele in Zonnebeke, Belgium on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.

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