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Sherpa Zdenek Pacha, center, and his co-workers carry handicapped tourists during the traditional St. Lawrence pilgrimage on top of Snezka, the highest mountain of Czech Republic (1603 m) on the border to Poland. Pacha helps people with disabilities to enjoy hiking.

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An artisan works on an idol of Hindu elephant god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, at a workshop in Mumbai. Idols of Ganesh are made two to three months before Ganesh Chaturthi, a popular religious festival in India.


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Children ride on a ferris wheel at the Wisconsin State Fair in West Allis, Wisconsin. The fair started over 150 years ago and mixes agricultural exhibits with amusements rides.


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Spectators watch as a diver Sali Riza Grancina, winner of the competition, performs the winning jump from the Ura e Shenjte bridge during the traditional annual high diving competition, near the town of Gjakova, 100 kms south of Kosovo capital Pristina .

VISAR KRYEZIU/The Associated Press

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Runners compete in the Bare Buns Run, a 5 km clothing optional run, at Wreck Beach in Vancouver, B.C. Wreck Beach is the Canada's first and largest clothing-optional beach.

DARRYL DYCK/The Canadian Press

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Women struggle with strong winds and rain caused by Typhoon Halong in Tokyo.

Toru Hanai/Reuters

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A Hindu devotee gets his cheeks pierced as he takes part in an annual religious procession called "Shitla Mata" in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh. Hindu devotees subject themselves to painful rituals during the religious procession to demonstrate their faith and as a penance to the deity at a temple dedicated to the goddess Shitla.


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Protestors confront police during an impromptu rally to protest the shooting of Michael Brown, 18, by police in Ferguson, Mo. Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. Brown died following a confrontation with police, according to St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar, who spoke at a news conference Sunday.

Sid Hastings/The Associated Press

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Firefighters try to extinguish fire after a cleaning materials factory was hit by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City.

Hatem Moussa/The Associated Press

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Lisa Soroka, 80, who lost a grandson to a rocket attack, is treated for injuries after heavy shelling in the morning near the city's airport, in Donetsk, Ukraine. The Ukraine military's artillery bombardment of this rebel capital with ground-to-ground rockets reached it's most intense level yet.

MAURICIO LIMA/The New York Times

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The supermoon rises behind the cathedral in Mdina, Malta's ancient capital city, in the centre of the island. The astronomical event occurs when the moon is closest to the Earth in its orbit, making it appear much larger and brighter than usual.


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A supermoon rises above a Jesus Christ statue in front of the Holy Cross church in Warsaw, Poland. The phenomenon, which scientists call a "perigee moon," occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons.

Alik Keplicz/The Associated Press

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