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  • APTOPIX 2014 Comic-Con - Atmosphere
    Actor Jack Black, wearing a Star Wars Stormtrooper mask, right, walks outside the convention center on Day 1 of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/ Invision/ AP)
    Chris Pizzello | Chris Pizzello/ Invision/ AP
  • APTOPIX Japan Daily Life
    A visitor takes a nap on a couch at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, in Tokyo Thursday, July 24, 2014. (AP Photo/ Shizuo Kambayashi)
    Shizuo Kambayashi | AP
  • APTOPIX Vatican Pope For Lunch
    In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis, bottom right, has lunch at the Vatican workers' cafeteria, Friday, July 25, 2014. Pope Francis got a free meal on Friday when he popped in unannounced at the Vatican workers' cafeteria and lined up, tray in hand, along with stunned diners. Cashier Claudia Di Giacomo told Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano that when Francis presented his tray with a plate of cod fish, a bowl of fusilli pasta without sauce, a side of grilled tomatoes and "just a few" french fries she "didn't have the courage to hand him the bill." Francis chatted with his tablemates five Vatican pharmacy stock clerks. His tip? A papal blessing and photos snapped with diners, said the cafeteria chef, Franco Paini. The pope usually dines at the Vatican guest house where he lives. (AP Photo/ L'Osservatore Romano)
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  • APTOPIX California Daily Life
    A couple kisses on the beach on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Huntington Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/ Jae C. Hong)
    Jae C. Hong | AP
  • APTOPIX Obama
    A time exposure shows the path of Marine One as it lands on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington with President Barack Obama aboard, Thursday, July 24, 2014. President Obama returned to Washington after a three day West Coast trip. (AP Photo/ J. David Ake)
    J. David Ake | AP
  • APTOPIX Nebraska Sky
    Omaha photographer Lane Hickenbottom photographs the night sky in a pasture near Callaway, Neb. on Wednesday night, July 23, 2014. With no moon in the sky, the Milky Way was visible to the naked eye. (AP Photo/ The Wichita Eagle, Travis Heying)
    Travis Heying | AP
  • APTOPIX Jersey City Firefighters
    Cadets stand at city hall during a ceremony in which they were sworn in as Jersey City Fire Department firefighters, Friday, July 25, 2014, in Jersey City, N.J. Tara Walker was among the 26 members of the 61st class in the fire department's 143-year history, making her the first black woman to be named firefighter in the department's history. (AP Photo)
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  • APTOPIX Cycling Tour de France
    Peter Sagan of Slovakia, wearing the best sprinter's green jersey, waits for assistance after crashing during the nineteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 208.5 kilometers (129.6 miles) with start in Maubourguet and finish in Bergerac, France, Friday, July 25, 2014. (AP Photo/ Laurent Cipriani)
    Laurent Cipriani | AP
  • APTOPIX Cycling Tour de France
    Italy's Alessandro De Marchi speeds down Tourmalet pass during the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 145.5 kilometers (90.4 miles) with start in Pau and finish in Hautacam, Pyrenees region, France, Thursday, July 24, 2014. (AP Photo/ Christophe Ena)
    Christophe Ena | AP
  • APTOPIX Britain Weather
    Young tourists shelter from the falling rain under a handrail beside steps before the start of a thunderstorm, in Trafalgar Square, London, Friday, July 25, 2014. The hot summer weather in London Friday was interrupted by a thunderstorm. (AP Photo/ Matt Dunham)
    Matt Dunham | AP
  • APTOPIX Kenya Ramadan
    A Kenyan Muslim recites the Holy Quran after prayers at the Noor Masjid, on the last Friday of Ramadan, in Nairobi, Kenya, Friday, July 25, 2014. Muslims across the world are observing Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. (AP Photo/ Sayyid Azim)
    Sayyid Azim | AP
  • APTOPIX Immigration Overload DPS Surge
    Texas Department of Safety Troopers patrol on the Rio Grand along the U.S.-Mexico border, Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Mission, Texas. Texas is spending $1.3 million a week for a bigger DPS presence along the border. (AP Photo/ Eric Gay, Pool)
    Eric Gay | AP
  • APTOPIX Mideast Israel Palestinians
    An Israeli soldier aims his weapon at a Palestinian during clashes in Hawara village near the West Bank city of Nablus on Friday, July 25, 2014. Four Palestinians were shot and killed Friday during West Bank protests against Israel's military operation in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian hospital officials said. Clashes between Israeli troops and protesters were reported in Hawara and another West Bank village of Beit Omar. (AP Photo/ Nasser Ishtayeh)
    Nasser Ishtayeh | AP
  • APTOPIX Taiwan Plane Crash
    Emergency workers watch an engine lifted from the TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 crash site on the outlying Taiwan island of Penghu, Friday, July 25, 2014. Investigators on Friday were examining wreckage and flight data recorders for clues into a plane crash on the Taiwanese island that killed 48 people. (AP Photo/ Wally Santana)
    Wally Santana | AP
  • Astros Athletics Baseball
    Oakland Athletics' Brandon Moss, right, is congratulated by teammate Josh Donaldson (20) after hitting a grand slam off Houston Astros' Anthony Bass in the sixth inning of a baseball game on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Oakland, Calif.
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  • APTOPIX Pennsylvania Daily Life
    Isabella Fasula, 7, of Scranton, Pa., comes up for air while participating in a pie-eating contest Wednesday, July 23, 2014, during the annual Holy Family Residence Employee/ Resident Carnival in Scranton.
    Butch Comegys | AP
  • 2014 Comic-Con
    A woman dressed as the character Katniss Everdeen from the movie, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," poses in front of Comic-Con Thursday, July 24, 2014, in San Diego. Thousands of fans with four-day passes to the sold-out pop-culture spectacular flocked to the event Thursday, many clad in costumes.
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  • APTOPIX Pets Horse Rescue
    In this July 10, 2014 photo, a rescued horse peeks out of a stable at the Red Bucket Equine Rescue in Chino Hills, Calif. Almost every horse rescue in the country is running out of room or money as they continue to be strained by an influx of abandoned equines, a trend that began during the recession. When the barns are at capacity and rescue owners can't take in more animals, they will network to try to find an empty stall at another rescue, a foster home or with a potential adopter. View a photo gallery.
    Jae C. Hong | AP
  • Spain Israel Palestinians
    Protestors shout slogans as they carry banners reading "Peace" and "S.O.S Gaza" during a demonstration against the Israeli airstrikes of the Gaza strip in front of the Israel Embassy, in Madrid, Spain, Thursday July 24, 2014. Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing more than a dozen people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said, as Israel pressed forward with its 17-day war against the territory's Hamas rulers.
    Andres Kudacki | AP
  • Germany Gaza Protest
    A woman holds a candle to commemorate the victims of Israel's military offensive in Gaza at the Hermannplatz in Berlin, Thursday, July 24, 2014. About hundred pro-Palestinian protesters attended the demonstration and demanded a halt to military action in Gaza.
    Markus Schreiber | AP
  • 49ers Camp Football
    San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks (55) works with teammate Aldon Smith during an NFL football training camp on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif.
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  • Florida Dali Life
    While wearing her Salvador Dali mustache, Maya Kapileshwari, 5, makes funny faces along with Shaleen Miller during Story Time at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Fla., Thursday morning, July 24, 2014. Also present but not pictured were Maya's brother Neil Kapileshwari and father, Sameer Kapileshwari. The family was in town visiting from Sugar Land, Texas. About a dozen kids and parents were present for this week's Story Time at The Dali Museum event.
    Dirk Shadd | AP
  • CORRECTION Pioneer Day
    Sharon Cook whizzes by the McKinney's on Center Street in Cedar Fort, Utah, during the annual 24-hour, city-wide water fight in celebration of Pioneer Day.
    Grant Hindsley | AP
  • Florida Daily Life
    Will Morris, of Bodega, Ca., relaxes in a hammock hung between palm trees on Hollywood Beach, Fla., Thursday, July 24, 2014.
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  • CORRECTION Pioneer Day
    Kids throw water from the back of a truck on Center Street in Cedar Fort, Utah, during the annual 24-hour, city-wide water fight in celebration of Pioneer Day.
    Grant Hindsley | AP
  • Musk Oxen Invasion
    This July 21, 2014, photo released by Leon Boardway shows a musk ox at Little Creek in Nome, Alaska. A growing influx of musk oxen in the western Alaska town of Nome has prompted wildlife officials to open a subsistence hunt early for the large shaggy animals.
    Leon Boardway | AP
  • APTOPIX 2014 Comic-Con - Preview Night
    A fan high-fives another fan dressed as Star Wars' Darth Vader during preview night at the 2014 Comic-Con International Convention held Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in San Diego.
    Denis Poroy | Denis Poroy/ Invision/ AP
  • APTOPIX Cycling Tour de France
    The breakaway group passes a bull wearing the colors of the best climber's polka dotted jersey during the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 145.5 kilometers (90.4 miles) with start in Pau and finish in Hautacam, Pyrenees region, France, Thursday, July 24, 2014.
    Christophe Ena | AP
  • APTOPIX Britain Commonwealth Games
    Members of the New Zealnad team compete during the Men's team pursuit 4000m qualifying at the Velodrome in Glasgow, Scotland, Thursday July 24, 2014.
    Scott Heppell | AP
  • APTOPIX Afghanistan Ramadan
    An Afghan Muslim devotee reads verses of the Quran in a mosque to observe "Itikaf," the last ten days of the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan, in the city of Kandahar, south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Itikaf is very important for many Muslims due to the belief that the Prophet Muhammad exerted himself even more to worship, hoping to draw himself closer to God. Itikaf is about total dedication to worshiping, reading the Quran and supplicating.
    Allauddin Khan | AP
  • APTOPIX Mideast Israel Palestinians
    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, Thursday, July 24, 2014. With the number of casualties growing for both Israelis and Palestinians in the 17 day-old war in the Gaza Strip, the international community has stepped up diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire.
    Lefteris Pitarakis | AP
  • APTOPIX Taiwan Plane Crash
    A forensic team recovers human remains among the wreckage of crashed TransAsia Airways flight GE222 on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of the plane crash that killed more than 40 people, the airline said Thursday.
    Wally Santana | AP
  • APTOPIX Arrest Struggle Death
    Emerald Garner, right, stands next to the coffin of her father, Eric Garner, during his funeral at Bethel Baptist Church in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Garner died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent chokehold.
    James Keivom | AP
  • APTOPIX Argentina Brasil Soccer Recopa Sudamericana
    Players of Brazil’s Atletico Mineiro hold aloft the trophy as they celebrate their victory in the Recopa Sudamericana soccer champiosnship against Argentina’s Lanus in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Thursday, July 24, 2014.
    Bruno Magalhaes | AP
  • APTOPIX Ravens Camp Football
    Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, second from left, speaks with team president Dick Cass, left, owner Steve Bisciotti, second from right, and Kevin Byrne, senior vice president for public and community relations, after a training camp practice, Thursday, July 24, 2014, at the team's practice facility in Owings Mills, Md.
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  • Britain Commonwealth Games
    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is seen on a large video screen as she speaks during the opening ceremony for the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
    Kirsty Wigglesworth | AP
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