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Ivan Ukhov of Russia clears the bar in the men's high jump final during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 15, 2013.


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Domingo checks his net while fishing for Smelt along the shores of West Vancouver, British Columbia, August 15, 2013. Thursday was the fist of four days allowed for smelt fishing.


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Police and soldiers protect themselves with riot shields as supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi throw stones during clashes near Rabaa Adawiya square in Cairo August 14, 2013.


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People fly kites from the roofs of their houses during India's Independence Day celebrations in the old quarters of Delhi August 15, 2013. Many people in India fly kites to mark the country's Independence Day.


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Firefighters light a back burn near Pine, Idaho while fighting the Elk fire Wednesday Aug. 14, 2013. The Elk fire has burned 111,977 acres and was 10% contained as of 8am.

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Against a yellowing sky a boy flies a kite from the roof of a house as other kites seem to flock in the sky above New Delhi, India, as Indians celebrate Independence Day, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013.

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Sean Tucker spirals downward in the Oracle stunt plane before the 55th Chicago Air and Water Show, near Gary, Indiana, August 15, 2013. The Chicago Air and Water Show will be held on Saturday and Sunday.


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A woman cries at the site of an explosion in Beirut's southern suburbs, August 15, 2013. Rescue workers in the southern Beirut district hit by an explosion on Thursday have found nine bodies, a witness at the scene said. The powerful blast engulfed several cars in flames and also trapped people in a nearby building.


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A man raises his hat to signal to the pullers to hold as the first totem pole in Gwaii Haanas was raised in 130 years on Haida Gwaii, B.C. August 15, 2013. Carved to celebrate the 20th anniversary of an agreement between the Haida nation and the government of Canada to protect and preserve the region.

John Lehmann/The Globe and Mail

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Ihab Abdelrahman El-Sayed of Egypt competes in the men's javelin throw qualifying round during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 15, 2013.


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Women wash clothes in Lake Managua in Momotombo town August 14, 2013.


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Indian school children dressed in traditional attire perform during a function to mark India's Independence Day in Bangalore, India, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013.

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A supporter of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi holds up his photo while standing at the top of lamp posts during a march to show solidarity with his supporters in Egypt, in Sanaa August 15, 2013. The poster reads "We are all with legitimacy".


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