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  • Maine Daily Life
    Gulls are attracted to the bait bag held by sternman Brandon Demmons while working aboard a a lobster fishing boat, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, off of Monhegan Island, Maine. The sternman's main task is to replace bags of dead herring after the captain removes the lobsters from the hauled trap.
    Robert F. Bukaty | AP
    A Palestinian firefighter on the scene of a fire at the main power plant, which was reportedly hit by shelling overnight, in Gaza City, Gaza Strip, July 29, 2014. Israeli airstrikes flattened the vacant four-story home of Hamas's top political leader in the Gaza Strip and destroyed offices of the organization's radio and television station early Tuesday, broadening Israel's targets as diplomacy toward a cease-fire sputtered in confusion on the battle's 22nd day.
  • APTOPIX Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Israeli soldiers, family and friends mourn over the grave of Sergeant Sagi Erez, an infantry soldier training to be a squad commander, during his funeral at the military cemetery in Haifa, northern Israel, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Erez, 19, was killed Monday in combat after Gaza militants used a tunnel to sneak into Israel. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Israel must be ready for a "prolonged" military operation in the Gaza Strip.
    Ariel Schalit | AP
  • APTOPIX India Eid al Fitr
    A balloon street vendor yawns while waiting customers outside the Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Millions of Muslims across the world are celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan.
    Bernat Armangue | AP
  • Store manager Cami Neal, of West Sacramento, wipes down the counter at Grace Coffee shop on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 in Elk Grove Calif. The Elk Grove mayor recently opened his second location in Elk Grove - a brick-and-mortar coffeehouse to complement his Old Town-area kiosk. He's gotten praise for his beans and for his business' mission: donating store profits to help end sex trafficking.
    Brian Nguyen |
  • Legendary rock star Alice Cooper found playing golf saved him from a life of drugs and alcohol and now he does it every day before his concerts. On Tuesday Cooper played nine holes at Peach Tree Country Club in Marysville.
    Hector Amezcua |
  • APTOPIX Haiti Carnival of Flowers
    A carnival queen greets people from the top of a parade float during the "Carnival of Flowers" celebrations in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, July 28, 2014. Thousands of revelers poured into the downtown area for the Caribbean nation's third "Carnival of Flowers," a three-day celebration President Michel Martelly has revived from the Duvalier era.
    Dieu Nalio Chery | AP
    After a night of heavy bombardment by Israeli forces, smoke rises from a power plant outside the town of Bureij, Gaza Strip, on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
    Carolyn Cole | MCT
  • Obama
    A Marine honor guard member braces himself from the rotor wash, as President Barack Obama on board Marine One helicopter, lands at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to visit with wounded military personnel in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
    Charles Dharapak | AP
  • Truck Fire
    Loudon County Fire & Rescue fireman Jeff Chambers attempts to cool the flames from a crash on Interstate 40 in Lenoir City, Tenn., Tuesday, July 29, 2014. The crash, involving two commercial rigs and a car, killed one person.
    Michael Patrick | AP
  • APTOPIX Mideast Iraq Eid
    Iraqi Shiite women take part in the Eid al-Fitr prayer in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. The Eid al-Fitr holiday marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
    Hadi Mizban | AP
  • APTOPIX Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Israeli forces' flares light up the night sky of Gaza City on early Tuesday, July 29, 2014. A truce between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza remained elusive as diplomats sought to end the fighting at the start of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
    Khalil Hamra | AP
  • APTOPIX North Korea Happy Campers
    North Korean girls in similar bathing suits stand under a shower at the Songdowon International Children's Camp, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Wonsan, North Korea. The camp, which has been operating for nearly 30 years, was originally intended mainly to deepen relations with friendly countries in the Communist or non-aligned world. But officials say they are willing to accept youth from anywhere - even the United States.
    Wong Maye-E | AP
  • APTOPIX Britain Commonwealth Games
    Canada's Pierre-Luc Theriault prepares to play a return to Uganda's Gilton Chelibe Charlotte in the Men's Table Tennis singles at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014, Glasgow, Scotland, Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
    Peter Morrison | AP
  • APTOPIX Britain England India Cricket
    England bowler Chris Jordan makes an unsuccessful wicket appeal against India's captain and wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni during the third day of the third cricket test match of the series between England and India at The Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England, Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
    Matt Dunham | AP
  • APTOPIX India Eid al Fitr
    Indian Muslims take part in Eid al-Fitr prayers in the ruins of the Feroz Shah Kotla Mosque in New Delhi, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Millions of Muslims across the world are celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan.
    Bernat Armangue | AP
  • APTOPIX Obama Global Warming
    Kentucky Coal Association President Bill Bissett speaks at a rally in response to an Environmental Protection Agency hearing on tougher pollution restrictions, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Atlanta. Utility and coal companies are expected to argue Tuesday against proposals from the Obama administration that would force a 30 percent cut in carbon dioxide emissions by the year 2030 from 2005 levels. The EPA is holding three public hearings on the proposal in Atlanta, Denver and Washington.
    David Goldman | AP
  • APTOPIX Panthers Camp Football
    Carolina Panthers' Josh Thomas, left, reaches out to hug his son, Dallas, 2, right, after an NFL football practice at their training camp in Spartanburg, S.C., Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
    Chuck Burton | AP
  • APTOPIX Britain Commonwealth Games
    Claudia Fragapane of England leaps during her beam routine as she takes part in the women's team final and individual qualification gymnastic competition at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland, Tuesday, July, 29, 2014.
    Alastair Grant | AP
  • Guatemala Clown Congress
    Clowns dance in the Parade of Clowns as part of the sixth annual Latin American Clown Congress in Guatemala City, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Clowns from Central America and North America have gathered for four days in the capital city to exchange ideas and attend workshops.
    Moises Castillo | AP
  • APTOPIX Missing Teen NH
    Nathaniel Kibby, 34, of Gorham, N.H., is escorted to his arraignment at Conway District Court in Conway, N.H., Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Kibby was charged with kidnapping Abigail Hernandez nine months ago and was ordered held on $1 million bail after a brief court appearance Tuesday.
    Charles Krupa | AP
  • APTOPIX Ukraine
    People gather in an underground car park to seek safety from incoming shelling in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
    Dmitry Lovetsky | AP
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