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A Northampton Sheriff's Deputy directs traffic in the middle of an intersection of U.S. Route 13 in Cheriton, Va. after a severe storm passed through the area,.

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A faint double rainbow formed over the Walla Walla Valley in Washington, after the day's stormy weather.

Greg Lehman/AP

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In an image provided by the Bureau of Land Managementc, cave specialist Bryan McKenzie rappels into Natural Trap Cave in north-central Wyoming during a cleanup expedition. The cave holds the remains of tens of thousands of animals, including many now-extinct species, from the late Pleistocene period tens of thousands of years ago. Starting July 28, 2014, scientists plan to venture back into the cave and resume digging for the first time in more than 30 years.


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This aerial photo shows a beautiful Lancaster County Pennsylvania farmland near near Strasburg, Pa., as wheat fields are being harvested.

Richard Hertzler/AP

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Smoke from an Israeli strike rises over Gaza City. Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade in the face of U.S. efforts to reach a cease-fire.

Adel Hana/AP

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Palestinians walk past a fire following what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike on a building in Gaza City. Gazan authorities said Israeli forces shelled a shelter at a U.N.-run school on Thursday, killing at least 15 people as the Palestinian death toll in the conflict climbed over 750 and attempts at a truce remained elusive.


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A Palestinian man cries after identifying the body of his loved one, killed in an Israeli strike, inside the morgue of Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip.

Lefteris Pitarakis/AP

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Palestinians inspect the damage to their neighborhood after an overnight Israeli strike at the El Ajramy family house, in Jebaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip. No one from the family was killed as they had vacated the building but five members of the Abu Etta family, that lived in an adjacent building were killed.

Lefteris Pitarakis/AP

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A Palestinian doctor carries a wounded girl who was reportedly injured after an attack on a United Nations school, at a hospital in Beit Lahiya, on the Gaza Strip.


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People look as hearses carrying the remains of 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.


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Canada's Patricia Bezzoubenko performs with the ribbon during women's rhythmic gymnastics team competition at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.


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Race leader Astana team rider Vincenzo Nibali of Italy pushes away a spectator as he cycles to win the 145.5km 18th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Pau and Hautacam during the 145.5km 18th stage of the Tour de France cycle race between Pau and Hautacam.


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A visitor takes a nap on a couch at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, in Tokyo.

Shizuo Kambayashi/AP

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