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The Best Pix of the Week
Candle-lit trails, a yoga salute and a volcanic cat walk. 
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Light trails are produced by faithful carrying candles as they walk past the Cathedral during a Corpus Christi procession in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, June 23, 2011. Corpus Christi is a Catholic observance which celebrates the Body of Christ. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
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Mideast_Libya

Rebel fighters fire a Grad rocket at the front line west of Misrata, Libya, Monday, June 20, 2011. Libya's government said a NATO airstrike west of Tripoli early Monday destroyed a large family compound belonging to a close associate of Moammar Gadhafi, killing at least 15 people, including three children. The alliance said the strike hit a "command and control" center. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
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Germany_Zoo

A crocodile watches out of the water at the zoo in Wuppertal, Germany, Tuesday, June 21, 2011. On the first day of summer, the weather in Germany is unpredictable, between sunny warm and rainy cold. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
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Solstice_Yoga

Yoga practitioners salute the sun while celebrating the solstice in New York's Times Square, Tuesday, June 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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Senegal_Election_Rules

A police officer strikes a woman with his walkie-talkie as she demonstrates against proposed constitutional changes, outside the National Assembly, in central Dakar, Senegal Thursday, June 23, 2011. Police fired tear gas on thousands of protestors demonstrating Thursday morning against a proposed law that critics said could benefit Senegal's longtime leader and his family. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
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David Gaviria (700) runs over Tomas Puerta (12) on the first lap of the Motorcycle Superstore.com SuperSport R1 race at Barber Motorsports Park, Saturday, June 18, 2011 in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/The Birmingham News, Bernard Troncale) MAGS OUT; NO SALES
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Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych falls to the ground during his match against France's Julien Benneteau at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Wednesday, June 22, 2011. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)
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Chile_Volcano_new_cat

A cat walks along a road covered by volcanic ash from the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano in Puyehue, Chile, Tuesday June 21, 2011. The Chilean government says the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano in southern Chile that began erupting about two weeks ago is becoming less active. That will allow 4,000 people who were evacuated near the volcano to return home. (AP Photo/Alvaro Vidal)
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Afghanistan_US_War_Analysis

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks on a television broadcast news as a cashier of a local restaurant takes a nap in Kabul, Afghanistan on Thursday, June 23, 2011. Obama's withdrawal plan for Afghanistan marks the beginning of the end of a troop-intensive approach to countering a Taliban insurgency that until recent months had fought the U.S. and its NATO allies to a standstill. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)
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Nebraska_Storms

Heavy storm clouds darken the sky as rain and wind gusts blow over downtown Omaha, Neb., Monday, June 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Dave Weaver)
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Belarus_WWII

Belarus honor guard stands in front of eternal fire during a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of Nazi invasion in the town of Brest, 360 kilometers (223 miles) southwest of Minsk, Belarus, early Wednesday, June 22, 2011. When Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941, the Brest Fortress defenders contained Nazi troops for a month. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
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Mexico's Rafael Marquez reacts as he is flipped during the second half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal soccer match against Guatemala, Saturday, June 18, 2011, at New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Mexico won 2-1. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
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VALENCIA, SPAIN - JUNE 24: Heikki Kovalainen of Finland and Team Lotus prepares to drive during practice for the European Formula One Grand Prix at the Valencia Street Circuit on July 24, 2011, in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
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France_Air_Show

A French Rafale-2 jet fighter performs during its demonstration flight at the 49th Paris Air Show at le Bourget airport, east of Paris, Tuesday June 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
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China_Floods

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, tourists look at the torrents gushing out from the Xiaolangdi Reservoir on the Yellow River, at the reservoir's viewing platform, in Jiyuan, central China's Henan Province, Tuesday, June 21, 2011. The Yellow River Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters launched on Sunday a 20-day operation to discharge water from three reservoirs, namely Wanjiazhai, Sanmenxia and Xiaolangdi, in a bid to clear up the sediment in the river, Xinhua said. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Miao Qiunao)

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A street sign is submerged in floodwater Thursday, June 23, 2011 in Corning, Mo. Flood water from the Missouri River covered the town earlier this week.(AP Photo/Dave Weaver)
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Germany_Zoone

Greek Presidential guards perform at the tomb of the Unknown soldier in front of the Parliament, in central Athens Tuesday June 21, 2011. Debate began in parliament last Sunday on a vote of confidence in the reshuffled government. The vote will take place late Tuesday. The ruling socialists have 155 deputies in the 300-seat parliament. (AP Photo/Dimitri Messinis)
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Gold_Cup_Honduras_Mexico_Soccer

From left, Honduras' Johnny Leveron, Mexico's Hector Moreno, Honduras' Osman Chavez and Mexico's Aldo De Nigris look on as Mexico's Javier Hernandez attempts to head the ball into the goal during the second half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal soccer match Wednesday, June 22, 2011, in Houston. (AP Photo/Dave Einsel)
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India_Monsoon

People ride bicycles on the banks of river Ganges as monsoon clouds dot the sky in Allahabad, India, Wednesday, June 22, 2011. Monsoon rains that hit India usually from June to September are crucial for farmers whose crops feed hundreds of millions of people. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

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Kyrgyzstan_US_Military

A Kyrgyz woman performs a traditional ritual during a ceremony of the opening of a new large aircraft ramp at the US Army base on Thursday, June 23, 2011, at the Manas International Airport, Kyrgyzstan. The new large aircraft ramp was opened after 17 months of designing, planning, coordinating and constructing. (AP photo/Vladimir Voronin)
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Russia_Plane_Crash

Emergency workers and investigators search a wreckage of Tu-134 plane, belonging to the RusAir airline, near the city of Petrozavodsk Tuesday, June 21, 2011.The passenger jet crashed in heavy fog and burst into flames late Monday on a highway in northwestern Russia, just short of a runway whose fog lights had failed, killing 44 people, officials said. Eight people survived the crash.(AP Photo/Timur Khanov, Komsomolskaya Pravda) RUSSIA OUT
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Netherlands

Mumba, a three-day-old female Asian elephant calf, walks between the trunks of her mother Thong Tai, and her aunt Win Thida, at Artis zoo, in Amsterdam Tuesday June 21, 2011. Mumba, weighing approximately 90 kilograms, was born on Saturday June 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
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North_Dakota_Flooding

A home is nearly submerged by flood waters from the Souris River Thursday, June 23, 2011 in Minot, N.D. Officials in North Dakota's fourth-largest city said Thursday they had done all they could to protect critical infrastructure from the rising Souris River as it headed toward a record flood. (AP Photo/The Grand Forks Herald, Christian Randolph)
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Reno_Rodeo

Jetta Abplanalp of Ogden, Utah pushes her horse to go faster during a barrel racing event at the Reno Rodeo, Thursday, June 23, 2011, in Reno, Nev. The rodeo, which kicked off June 16, 2011, at the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center will continue through June 25, 2011. (AP Photo/Kevin Clifford).
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World_Trade_Center

The memorial pools of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum are seen in this overhead view, Monday, June 20, 2011 at the World Trade Center site in New York. September will mark the tenth anniversary of the attacks of Sept 11, 2001. The pools are located where the twin towers once stood. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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VALENCIA, SPAIN - JUNE 24: Fernando Alonso of Spain and Ferrari prepares to drive during practice for the European Formula One Grand Prix at the Valencia Street Circuit on July 24, 2011, in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
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CORBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 23: Wild poppies grow amongst a crop of rapeseed in fields on June 23, 2011 in Corbridge, United Kingdom. The vibrant poppies are the best in years according to locals after a warm Spring and have bloomed in time for Armed Forces Day on Saturday. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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China_Daily_Life

Hundreds of people take part in a synchronized mass exercise during a ceremony of a government campaign to promote physical exercises at Beijing's Olympic Forest Park in China, Thursday, June 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)
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The Best Pix of the Week

Candle-lit trails, a yoga salute and a volcanic cat walk. 

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