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Insects and birds fly in a dump yard as a rag picker collects scraps in New Delhi June 27, 2013.

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Dan Bunten, 20, leaps off of the pedestrian bridge off of Second Avenue into the Chena River on Wednesday afternoon, June 26, 2013, in Fairbanks, Alaska. Bunten was floating down the river in inflatable rafts with friends when he decided to jump from the bridge to cool off.

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An Israeli Air Force Apache helicopter releases flares during an acrobatics display during a graduation ceremony in the Hatzerim air force base near the southern city of Beersheba, Israel, Thursday, June 27, 2013.

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A couple embraces as they sit on a hill overlooking Athens near the archaeological site of the Acropolis in Athens June 27, 2013. Greek tourism revenues are expected to bounce back this year to pre-crisis levels, the industry said. The Mediterranean country has pinned its hopes on its sun-drenched beaches and ancient monuments to pull itself out of a deep recession.

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Children release 95 white balloons to mark the upcoming 95th birthday on July 18 of ailing former South African President Nelson Mandela outside the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital where he is being treated in Pretoria June 27, 2013.

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A general view of the Estadio Castelao during the Confederations Cup semi-final soccer match between Spain and Italy in Fortaleza June 27, 2013.

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Brazilian riot police close a road prior to clashes with protesters during a demonstration outside the stadium ahead of the Confederations Cup semi-final soccer match between Spain and Italy, in Fortaleza June 27, 2013.

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A radio-controlled Superman plane, flown by designer Otto Dieffenbach, passes the moon during a test flight in San Diego, California June 27, 2013. Otto and business partner Ed Hanley are a small start-up company that creates flying radio-controlled planes, designed in the form of people, characters and objects, for commercial and promotional uses.

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Burning vehicles are seen at the site of a fire in Almaty June 27, 2013. A 16-ton tank truck rolled over after an accident, setting parked cars and a nearby apartment building ablaze, Emergency Ministry reported.

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Men hold umbrellas as pallbearers walk with a casket containing the body of actor James Gandolfini at Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine after funeral services for Gandolfini, Thursday, June 27, 2013, in New York. Gandolfini, who played Tony Soprano in the HBO show "The Sopranos", died while vacationing in Italy last week.

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Union reenactors seek shelter from a driving rainstorm under a trailer during ongoing activities commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Thursday, June 27, 2013, in Gettysburg, Pa.

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Police officers stand guard on a street during a protest in central Rio de Janeiro June 27, 2013. Tens of thousands of Brazilians have taken to the streets this month in the biggest protests in 20 years, fuelled by an array of grievances ranging from poor public services to the high cost of World Cup soccer stadiums and corruption.

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The state of Texas is captured by one of the NASA Expedition 36 crew members aboard the International Space Station, some 240 miles above Earth, used a 50mm lens in this image released on June 27, 2013. The largest metro area, Dallas-Fort Worth, often referred to informally as the Metroplex, is the heavily cloud-covered area at the top center of the photo.

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Kerry Olohan is supported by her friend Shane Burgess as they practice acroyoga at Robson Square in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday June 27, 2013. The lunch-hour demonstration was part of a Vancouver Coastal Health campaign to invite the public to help build healthier communities through a web-based health and wellness survey. The practice of acroyoga incorporates acrobatics, yoga and dance.

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Protesters run from tear gas dispersed by police a few miles from the soccer stadium where Spain and Italy met in a Confederations Cup soccer semifinals' match in Fortaleza, Brazil, Thursday, June 27, 2013. About 5,000 anti-government protesters battled police on Thursday near the stadium. Demonstrators are angered about corruption and poor public services despite a heavy tax burden.

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Pedestrians walk past a temporary cedar patio named Corduroy Road that was erected by the city on Robson St. in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday June 27, 2013. The installation, which has forced the closure of Robson St. between Howe and Hornby to motorists, will remain until Labour Day.

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