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A young boy with the flag of Scotland painted on his face smiles for the camera as he waits with his family for the opening ceremony for the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP

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Dancers perform during the opening ceremony for the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland,.

ANDREW WINNING/REUTERS

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Dancers perform during the opening ceremony for the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland.

SUZANNE PLUNKETT/REUTERS

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A man walks a Scottish Terrier as he leads out Bangladesh's delegation during the opening ceremony for the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Pallbearers carry a coffin out of a military transport plane during a ceremony to mark the return of the first bodies, of passengers and crew killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, from Ukraine at Eindhoven military air base, Eindhoven, Netherlands,

Phil Nijhuis/AP

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A row of hearses carrying victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 plane disaster are escorted on highway A27 near Nieuwegein by military police, on their way to be identified by forensic experts in Hilversum. The bodies of the first victims from the Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine last week arrived back in the Netherlands on Wednesday amid dignified grief tinged with anger.

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Family members of the victims killed in Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 plane disaster react next to Mayor Pieter Broertjes (L) as a row of hearses carrying the victims' bodies arrives at the Korporaal van Oudheusden barracks in Hilversum. The bodies of the first victims from a Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine last week arrived back in the Netherlands on Wednesday amid dignified grief tinged with anger.

MICHAEL KOOREN/REUTERS

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A Palestinian man, in clothes stained with the blood of his father, who medics said was killed by Israeli shelling, mourns at a hospital in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip.

IBRAHEEM ABU MUSTAFA/REUTERS

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Palestinians check the damage at the Aqsa martyrs hospital which was hit by an Israeli strike Monday, in Deir al-Balah, central Gaza Strip, Wednesday.

Hatem Moussa/AP

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German pianist Stefan Aaron plays an orange piano on a "flying carpet" platform suspended from a helicopter, over the Munich airport. The concert is the fourth station of the "Orange Piano Tour", which brings the artist to places around the world.

LUKAS BARTH/REUTERS

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A Parks Canada crew observe a section of Camelot Island, as part of a prescribed fire in Thousand Islands National Park in an effort to protect the rare, fire dependent pitch pine .

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A group of kids from a children's youth camp stay cool jumping into the Cockermouth River at Sculptured Rocks .

Jim Cole/AP

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A Grimaldi lines ship sails in front of the cruise liner Costa Concordia during the refloat operation maneuvers at Giglio Island . Maneuvers began early on Wednesday to remove the rusty hulk of the Costa Concordia cruise liner from the Italian island where it struck rocks and capsized two years ago, killing 32 people.

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Lightning from one of many eastern Oregon and Washington thunderstorms crackles over the mountains just south of Tollgate, Ore.

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Jean-Michel Lucenay (L) of France competes against Park Sang-young (R) of South Korea in the men's team epee final match at the World Fencing Championships in Kazan .

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Competitors taking part in the head pull event at the 45th Circumpolar Northern Games being held in Inuvik, NWT. The Games feature events such as one and two foot high kicks, head pulls and the knuckle hop with the event running till July 27.

Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail

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Competitors taking part in the 45th Circumpolar Northern Games being held in Inuvik, NWT. The Games feature events such as one and two foot high kicks, head pulls and the knuckle hop with the event running till July 27.

Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail

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Tinkoff-Saxo team rider Nicolas Roche of Ireland climbs to Pla d'Adet in the Pyrenees mountains during the 124.5km seventeenth stage of the Tour de France cycle race between Saint-Gaudens and Saint-Lary Pla d'Adet.

JEAN-PAUL PELISSIER/REUTERS

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