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Best Pix of the Week
From aerial acrobatics to the Supreme Court's ruling on health care, here are some of the most arresting images from the last week. 

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Indonesian flight demonstration team Jupiter KT1 performs aerobatic flight on Friday, June 29, 2012 in Bangkok ,Thailand, during 100th anniversary of Royal Thai Air Force. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
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A Pakistani carpenter works on a fishing boat at the harbor of Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, June 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)
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A statue of a sailor is seen on the foreground as the $15 million futuristic yacht Adastra launched in China this year for a Hong Kong billionaire is docked in Manila Harbor, Philippines, Friday, June 29, 2012 Philippines. The 42.5 meter (140-foot)-long elongated luxury yacht, made of carbon fiber and kevlar to make it extra light, was designed by Australian boat builder McConaghy for Hong Kong shipping magnate Anthony Marder. (AP Photo/Pat Roque)
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A flood affected child watches from inside her submerged house at Boramari village about 75 kilometers (47 miles) east of Guahati, India, Friday, June 29, 2012. Raging floodwaters fed by monsoon rains have inundated more than 2,000 villages in northeast India, killing at least 27 people and leaving hundreds of thousands more marooned Friday. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
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Cattle and a herding dog walk the pasture at sunset as record breaking heat moves across the country Tuesday, June 26, 2012 in Bradfordton, Ill. Temperatures in the mid- to upper 90s are expected in the area this week. (AP Photo/Seth Pearlman)
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Early-rising photographer Colleen Spears composes a picture on the Camp Ellis jetty as the sun rises over the Atlantic Ocean early Friday, June 29, 2012, in Saco, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
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A Hindu holy man dries a piece of cloth on the banks of the River Ganges as monsoon clouds hover over in Allahabad, India, Thursday, June 28, 2012. Monsoon rains that hits 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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A navy officer drinks champagne from a huge wine glass containing his dirk presented to navy graduates as he celebrates graduation from a Navy Institute in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2012. Graduation ceremonies are held all over Russia now as students of elementary and high schools and military academies finish their education. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
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Luxembourg's Prime Minister and President of the eurogroup Jean-Claude Juncker arrives for an EU Summit in Brussels on Friday, June 29, 2012. European leaders have agreed to use the continent's permanent bailout fund to recapitalize struggling banks, and agreed to the idea of a tighter union in the long term. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
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John Mosley, J.D. Crews and Shanne Piet look in the windows of Piet's flooded pet shop in Live Oak Fla., Wednesday, June 27, 2012. Dozens of homes and businesses were flooded by torrential rains from Tropical Storm Debby. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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A Pakistani woman walks on a dry bank that provides water to Islamabad and Rawalpindi cities, at Rawal dam in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, June 27, 2012. The water level in dams and rivers are low due to dry and hot weather causing water and energy shortage to civilians. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
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Brendan Hansen swims in a men's 200-meter breaststroke semifinal at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, Thursday, June 28, 2012, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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People attend the closing rally of Mexican presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador of the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD) at the main Zocalo plaza in Mexico City, Wednesday, June 27, 2012. Mexico will hold presidential elections on July 1. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
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Construction cranes of new buildings are seen in London's City financial district, Friday, June 29, 2012. Britain's financial regulator says the country's four biggest banks have agreed to a settlement for mis-selling interest-rate protection products to small and medium-sized businesses.The Financial Services Authority said Friday that Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland have all agreed to provide redress to victims of mis-selling.The FSA says that some 28,000 interest rate protection products have been sold to businesses since 2001. It gave no estimate of how many customers would be entitled to redress, or how much it would cost the banks.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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U.S. singer Madonna performs during her 'MDNA' tour in Berlin, Thursday, June 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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This aerial photo taken on Wednesday, June 27, 2012, shows burned homes in the Mountain Shadows residential area of Colorado Springs, Colo., that were destroyed by the Waldo Canyon wildfire. More than 30,000 have been displaced by the fire, including thousands who frantically packed up belongings Tuesday night after it barreled into neighborhoods in the foothills west and north of Colorados second-largest city. (AP Photo/John Wark)
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People walk along a suspended sky path in the Cloud Forest Dome at the newly opened Gardens By The Bay in Singapore, Friday June 29, 2012. The Cloud Forest comprises of a 35-meter tall mountain completed with the tallest indoor waterfall covered in lush vegetation. Habitats of the plants and vegetation, displayed in the complex, range from about 2,000 meters above sea level in a mountain to around 1,000 meters at the bottom of the ravine. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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People walk along the Skylink among the Supertrees during sunset, Thursday June 28, 2012 in Singapore. These Supertrees range from 25-50 meters in height and serve as vertical gardens at the Gardens By The Bay just next to Singapore's busy financial district in Singapore. This is part of the city-state's efforts to bring and nurture greenery within the city and capture the essence of Singapore as a tropical city. It opens its doors to the public for the first time Friday.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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Female giant panda Shin Shin rests at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo Wednesday, June 27, 2012. The zoo announced Monday that Shin Shin, who arrived from China with a male partner in Feb, 2011, has shown signs of pregnancy. The zoo plans to suspend public viewing from July 3 to monitor her closely. A zoo official said the status won't be confirmed until the birth of a baby because there are many cases that end in false pregnancy. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
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Protestors shadows are cast outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday, June 28, 2012, in Washington, as the Supreme Court is expected to announce its verdict on President Barack Obama's health care law. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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A F-16 jet from Thailand flight demonstration team flies over during 100th anniversary of Royal Thai Air Force in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, June 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
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People take out their umbrellas as it starts raining while crossing Buriganga river in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sunday, June 24, 2012. Hundreds of thousands of people use boats to commute from one part of the country to another as well as inside cities in Bangladesh, a largely riverine country. (AP Photo/ Saurabh Das)
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Ultra Orthodox Jewish men participate in a prayer to protest an expected replacement to a Law, that exempts ultra-Orthodox yeshiva students from mandatory military service, in an ultra Orthodox neighborhood in Jerusalem, Monday, June 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
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A soldier with his face painted with the colors of the Venezuelan flag attends a military parade at the military academy in Fuerte Tiuna, Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, June 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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Villagers row past a flooded house at Boramari, about 75 kilometers (47 miles) east of Guahati, India, Friday, June 29, 2012. Raging floodwaters fed by monsoon rains have inundated more than 2,000 villages in northeast India, sweeping away homes and leaving hundreds of thousands of people marooned Friday. More than 20 people were killed, but the toll was expected to rise. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
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A helicopters flies over as the Waldo Canyon Fire continues to burn Wednesday, June 27, 2012, in Colorado Springs, Colo. The wildfire doubled in size overnight to about 24 square miles (62 square kilometers), and has so far forced mandatory evacuations for more than 32,000 residents. (AP Photo/Bryan Oller)
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A woman sunbathes on the beach in Nice, southern France, Tuesday, June 26, 2012. Temperatures are close to 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit). (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)
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A three-weeks-old tiger cub is checked by a veterinarian at a zoo in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia, Friday, June 29, 2012. Three tigers were born on June 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
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Pakistani children living in Islamabad's slums run in Pakistan, Wednesday, June 27, 2012. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
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Best Pix of the Week

From aerial acrobatics to the Supreme Court's ruling on health care, here are some of the most arresting images from the last week. 

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