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Spectators watch as fireworks light up the sky over the Hudson River during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show in New York.

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A skateboarder does a trick while riding on a path along False Creek in Vancouver, B.C.. After gloomy, rainy weather for much of June sunshine and warmer temperatures are forecast for the coming week.

DARRYL DYCK

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An Israeli Arab boy warms up prior a fight during the Israel's National Youth Boxing Championship at the Arab village of Arabe, northern Israel. Boxing provides a unique chance for young Arab and Jewish competitors to meet in the ring as equals, equipped with helmets and gloves and playing under the same set of rules.

Oded Balilty/AP

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An Afghan boy jumps down from a vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)

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Animal rights protesters lie covered in fake blood and black paint as they prepare to form the words "Stop bullfighting" during a demonstration calling for the abolition of bull runs and bullfights, a day before the start of the famous running of the bulls San Fermin festival, in Pamplona. The annual week-long fiesta gets underway July 6, with the first bull run in the morning of July 7.

SUSANA VERA/REUTERS

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A helicopter drops water on the north flank of the Fontenelle Fire outside Big Piney, Wyoming. Over 800 firefighters are working 15 hour shifts battling the fire that has exceeded 56,000 acres, according to fire information services. Record fire danger and long stretches of the red flag warning days have made it challenging to control. The crews are working and sleeping in close proximity to the fire in an effort to contain it. The blaze, burning in dead and thick stands of timber, started on June 24 and is currently 15 percent contained. Recently firefighting crews from as far away as Alaska have arrived to fight it.

JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

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A bird cools off from the extreme heat in a water fountain at St. James Park in Toronto.

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People react to water hitting them from a high tide at the promenade along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, India. Several low-lying areas in the commercial capital have been waterlogged due to intermittent rains since Wednesday, according to news reports.

Rajanish Kakade/AP

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Moddum, an 18-month old Chihuahua, waits for its owner outside a shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand.

Apichart Weerawong/AP

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