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Best Pix Of The Week
From funny photos of world leaders to violent protests in Brazil, here are the best pictures from the week. 

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Bartlett Parks and Recreation Department employee Olen Nails cools off under a stream of water Wednesday, June 19, 2013 while helping to fill Flaherty Municipal Center pond with catfish for next weekend's fish rodeo in Bartlett, Tenn. The warm weather is expected to continue through the weekend with little chance of rain to help cool off. (AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, Mark Weber)
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An Afghan girl poses for a photograph at a brick factory on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, June 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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A young woman stands in a silent protest at Taksim Square in, Istanbul, Turkey, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. After weeks of sometimes-violent confrontation with police, Turkish protesters have found a new form of resistance: standing still and silent. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
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A painter works on the roof of a building near the pyramid-shaped unfinished 105-floor Ryugyong Hotel, which has been under construction since 1987, in Pyongyang, North Korea, Thursday, June 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)
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North Korean men and women dance in front of the Monument to Party Founding in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, June 19, 2013. The dancing performance is held to celebrate the day the late North Korean leader Kim Jung Il began his work at the central committee of the communist nation's ruling Workers' Party in 1964. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

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A Bangladeshi boy tosses a goat off of a boat on the Buriganga River in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

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Indian children play at dusk on the outskirts of the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar, India, Thursday, June 20 2013. (AP Photo/Biswaranjan Rout)
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A Kashmiri fisherman rows his boat on the Dal Lake as the sun sets in Srinagar, India, Saturday, June 1, 2013. Set in the Himalayas, Kashmir is a green, saucer-shaped valley full of fruit orchards and surrounded by snowy mountain ranges. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
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Commuters ride on a subway train at Yonggwang station, or "glory station," in Pyongyang, North Korea, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Foreign visitors are usually allowed to take only one stop, from Puhung station to Yonggwang station, on Pyongyang's north-south Chollima subway line. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)
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A Bangladeshi laborer waits for work on the Buriganga River in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

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Demonstrators wave their country's national flag on Paulista Avenue where crowds gathered to celebrate the reversal of a fare hike on public transportation, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, June 20, 2013. President Dilma Rousseff called an emergency meeting of her top Cabinet members for Friday morning, more than a week after the protests began. But the protests that raged across Brazil late Thursday and into Friday were spiked with violence as people vented anger over a litany of complaints, from high taxes to corruption to rising prices. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
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Police fires tear gas canisters to disperse a crowd a demonstrators near the Arena Fonte Nova soccer stadium before a Confederations Cup match between Uruguay and Nigeria in Salvador, Brazil, Thursday, June 20, 2013. Police shot tear gas canisters and rubber bullets to disperse a small crowd of protesters trying to break through a police barrier blocking one of the city's streets. Protesters gathered for a new wave of massive demonstrations in Brazil on Thursday.(AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
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Eighteen-year-old Rob trains for a parcour jump at the Southbank in London, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Parkour is a training discipline that uses movement, the aim is to move quickly and efficiently through the environment with running, climbing, swinging, vaulting, jumping and rolling. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
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Members of the NGO group Oxfam, dressed in golf clothes and wearing paper mache masks, imitate G-8 leaders during a demonstration at the Enniskillen Golf course near the venue of the G-8 summit in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. The final day of the G-8 summit of wealthy nations is ending with discussions on globe-trotting corporate tax dodgers, a lunch with leaders from Africa, and suspense over whether Russia and Western leaders can avoid diplomatic fireworks over their deadlock on Syrias civil war. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
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An Afghan man swims in the Kabul River as the sun sets on the outskirts of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, June 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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Afghan boys play at a swimming pool on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, June 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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A military police fires tear gas from an armored vehicle during an anti-government protest in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, June 20, 2013. More than half a million Brazilians poured into the streets of at least 80 Brazilian cities Thursday in demonstrations that saw violent clashes and renewed calls for an end to government corruption and demands for better public services. Riot police battled protesters in at least five cities, with some of the most intense clashes happening in Rio de Janeiro, where an estimated 300,000 demonstrators swarmed into the seaside city's central area. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
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Backdropped by the French alps, kids jump into Geneva Lake and enjoy the sunny and warm weather, in Lutry Beach near Lausanne, Southwestern Switzerland, Sunday, June 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Keystone,Laurent Gillieron)

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People enjoy the Cloud Gate sculpture in Millennium Park in Chicago, Monday, June 17, 2013. Cloud Gate, a public sculpture by Indian-born British artist Anish Kapoor is a major tourist attraction in the Loop area of the city. (AP Photo/Scott Eisen)

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An Indian man sits on a makeshift raft and searches for reusable items in a polluted section of the river Sabarmati in Ahmadabad, India, Thursday, June 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
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A Sri Lankan school girl reacts to the camera as she waits to perform at an event at her school, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Thursday, June 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

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A young Indian boy smiles as he swings in Mumbai, India, Monday, July 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

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A man walks in front of a huge poster advertising a cosmetics company in Tokyo, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)

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A young Indian boy with his face painted as Hindu god Shiva reacts to camera in Allahabad, India, Saunday, June 16, 2013. Allahabad, on the confluence of the rivers Ganges and Yamuna, is one of Hinduism's important centers. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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A woman walks in the Adriatic Sea in Roseto degli Abruzzi, central Italy, Sunday, June 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)

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A rainbow appears over Chicago after a quick rain shower, Monday, June 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Scott Eisen)
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Artist Jeffrey Reid of Chicago, works on a portrait of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel at Daley Plaza in Chicago, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Scott Eisen)

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In this Wednesday, June 19, 2013 photo, people fish on Cedar Creek Lake in Lincoln County near Crab Orchard, Ky. (AP Photo/The Advocate-Messenger, Clay Jackson)

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A Syrian worker prepares ice cream, at the Bakdash ice cream store, in Amman, Jordan, Wednesday, June 19, 2013. For Syrians, no visit to Damascus' Old City is complete without a stop at a more than century-old ice cream parlor in its main souq where you can watch them make their distinctive desert by pounding it into shape with giant wooden mallets, then enjoy a bowl of it sprinkled with pistachios. (AP Photo/Mohammad Hannon)

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FILE - In this Saturday, March 10, 2012 file photo, Hana, 12, flashes the victory sign next to her sister Eva, 13, as they recover from severe injuries after the Syrian Army shelled their house in Idlib, north Syria. Syria's upwardly spiraling violence has resulted in the confirmed killings of almost 93,000 people, the United Nations' human rights office said Thursday but acknowledged the real number is likely to be far higher. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, File)
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FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 file photo, Free Syrian Army fighters cover two dead bodies they found between rubble during heavy clashes with government forces in Aleppo, Syria. Syria's upwardly spiraling violence has resulted in the confirmed killings of almost 93,000 people, the United Nations' human rights office said Thursday but acknowledged the real number is likely to be far higher. (AP Photo/Narciso Contreras, File)
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Pakistani boys play cricket in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, June 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)

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Pakistani camel milk sellers on their way to their homes in Islamabad, Pakistan on Monday, June 17, 2013. Milk sellers claim that camel milk cures many diseases including diabetes and renal failure. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
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In this Wednesday June 19, 2013 photo, a North Korean man reads under a street lamp at night in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

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A homeless Pakistani girl, who lives with her family in a tent on a roadside makes a fire to get rid of mosquitoes, in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Wednesday, June 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

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Afghan refugees play in a field on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Pakistan hosts over 1.6 million registered Afghans, the largest and most protracted refugee population in the world, according to the U.N. refugee agency. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
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A man drinks water from a hose held by a street cleaner in Lisbon, Friday, June 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

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Una integrante de las Unidades Kurdas de Protección Popular vigila desde un puesto de control cerca de Qamishli, Siria, el domingo 3 de marzo de 2013. Aprovechando el caos de la guerra civil, la minoría kurda de Siria se ha forjado una independencia impensable en sus áreas, creando sus propias fuerzas policiales y mostrándose en público con su lengua y cultura. (Foto AP/Manu Brabo, Archivo)

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People pass by a street musician in Istanbul, Turkey, Thursday, June 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

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Protestors shout slogans at riot police, asking for no violence, during an anti-government demonstration in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, June 20, 2013. More than half a million Brazilians poured into the streets of at least 80 Brazilian cities Thursday in demonstrations that saw violent clashes and renewed calls for an end to government corruption and demands for better public services. Riot police battled protesters in at least five cities, with some of the most intense clashes happening in Rio de Janeiro, where an estimated 300,000 demonstrators swarmed into the seaside city's central area. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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Protesters gesture to riot police as they stand in front of a burning barricade during an anti-government protest in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, June 20, 2013. More than half a million Brazilians poured into the streets of at least 80 Brazilian cities Thursday in demonstrations that saw violent clashes and renewed calls for an end to government corruption and demands for better public services. Riot police battled protesters in at least five cities, with some of the most intense clashes happening in Rio de Janeiro, where an estimated 300,000 demonstrators swarmed into the seaside city's central area. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
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A Bangladeshi woman and her husband negotiate with a taxi driver in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

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Specialist John Urbanowicz works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, June 20, 2013. Financial markets are sliding after the Federal Reserve said it could end its huge bond-buying program by the middle of next year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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Military police detain a man during an anti-government protest in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, June 20, 2013. More than half a million Brazilians poured into the streets of at least 80 Brazilian cities Thursday in demonstrations that saw violent clashes and renewed calls for an end to government corruption and demands for better public services. Riot police battled protesters in at least five cities, with some of the most intense clashes happening in Rio de Janeiro, where an estimated 300,000 demonstrators swarmed into the seaside city's central area. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
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A Pakistani woman prays at the shrine of famous saint Shah Chun Chirag in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Thursday, June 20, 2013. People usually visit shrine on Thursday and Friday to get their wishes fulfilled. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

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Tourists watch the sunset from the Victoria Peak in Hong Kong Tuesday, June 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
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A Pakistani woman pays respect to a horse symbolizing the one used by spiritual leader, Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Muhammad to fight against his enemies in Karbala, at the shrine of Shah Chun Chirag in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Thursday, June 20, 2013. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
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Three women prepare to dance at the annual Thai Festival at Federal Plaza in downtown Chicago, Thursday, June 20, 2013. Authentic Thai food, traditional dance and classical music, and a fashion show are among the things to be enjoyed at the festival. (AP Photo/Scott Eisen)

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A protester walking on a banner with the portraits of the 128 Lebanese lawmakers during a demonstration in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, June 20, 2013. Lebanons parliament on May 29 extended its term by a year and a half, skipping scheduled elections because of the countrys deteriorating security linked to the civil war next door in Syria. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
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A pug terrior mix named Otis rocks some doggie shades Saturday, June 15, 2013 at the Pequot Lakes Pet Parade in Pequot Lakes, Minn. (AP Photo/Brainerd Dispatch, Kelly Humphrey)
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Kayakers pass under the Lamar Street bridge on Lady Bird Lake, Thursday, June 20, 2013, in Austin, Texas. Lady Bird Lake, named for Lady Bird Johnson, is a hub of outdoor recreation in downtown Austin. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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Pakistanis watch as an acrobat rides his motorcycle around a circular track, at an entertainment park set up outside a shrine in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Wednesday, June 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
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Military police fire tear gas at protestors during an anti-government demonstration in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, June 20, 2013. Police and protesters fought in the streets into the early hours Friday in the biggest demonstrations yet against a government viewed as corrupt at all levels and unresponsive to its people. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

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A statue of a peeing boy, which is a local landmark, is dressed for the rainy season at a Tokyo railway station, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)
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President Barack Obama meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, Monday, June 17, 2013. Obama and Putin discussed the ongoing conflict in Syria during their bilateral meeting. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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Brothers Luke Perales, right, and Joseph Perales use a rope swing as they play on the Guadalupe River, Tuesday, June 18, 2013, in San Gurene, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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A girl plays drum to beg for money near Taksim Square in, Istanbul, Turkey, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

Best Pix Of The Week

From funny photos of world leaders to violent protests in Brazil, here are the best pictures from the week. 

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