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    JULY 19: Cyclists hang on to the back of a truck outside the capital Bujumbura, Burundi. Each day scores of cyclists make the 28-mile downhill journey at breakneck speed from Bugarama to sell bananas, often hanging from the back of trucks for the return uphill trip.

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    JULY 19: Syrian refugee girl, Zubaida Faisal, 10, skips rope while she and other children play near their tents at an informal settlement near the Syrian border on the outskirts of Mafraq, Jordan.

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    JULY 19: Participants wave as they swim with a portrait of the late Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong in the Xiangjiang river, a large branch of the Yangtze River, in Changsha, Hunan province. A total of 280 residents took part in the event to celebrate the 49th anniversary of Mao's swim in the Yangtze River on July 16, 1966, local media reported.

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    JULY 19: Glenn Foot, right, lands a punch to the face of Sam Eggington during the British Welterweight Title match at Manchester Arena.

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    JULY 20: A boy cools down in a water fountain at a park in Tokyo, where the temperature rose to 93.2 degrees Fahrenheit in the Japanese capital.

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    JULY 20: Participants carry a portable shrine, or mikoshi, into the sea during a purification rite at the annual Hamaori Festival in Chigasaki, west of Tokyo. The festival originated from an ancient story about a shrine that was washed away by flood and later found by fishermen.

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    JULY 21: A 3-day-old bonobo baby sleeps on the belly of its mother Kutu in the zoo in Frankfurt, Germany.

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    JULY 21: Participants of the World Congress of Santa Clauses 2015 take part in the annual swim at Bellevue beach, north of Copenhagen, Denmark.

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    JULY 22: Children play in an inflatable pool filled with smashed watermelons to cool off, at an amusement park in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China.

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    JULY 22: A free skier exercises on a kicker at the Freestyle Park on the Feegletscher glacier in Saas-Fee, Switzerland, while other parts of the country experienced a weeklong heat wave.

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    JULY 22: The United States' Regina Jaquess falls during the slalom portion of the women's overall water ski competition in the Pan Am Games in Toronto.

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    JULY 22: A visitor is silhouetted as she slides down a huge water pipe at a public swimming pool on a hot sunny day in Vienna, Austria. Temperatures in Austria's capital reached 98 degrees Fahrenheit, but Austria's Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics predicted a possible record temperature of 100 in the coming days.

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    JULY 22: A woman and a dog swim during hot temperatures down the Limmat River in Zurich, Switzerland.

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    JULY 22: A cooling tower of a coal-burning power plant topples during a controlled demolition in Guiyang, Guizhou province, China.

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    JULY 22: Workers clear floating plants and garbage off the surface of the Yangtze River at a section in Chongqing municipality, China.

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    JULY 22: A girl rides a horse as the breakaway group of riders passes during the 100-mile 17th stage of the 102nd Tour de France cycling race from Digne-les-Bains to Pra Loup in the French Alps mountains, France.

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    JULY 23: Riders, team cars and press motorcycles climb the hairpins of Montvernier during the 115.9-mile 18th stage of the Tour de France cycling race from Gap to Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne.

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    JULY 23: A woman walks past a stranded car as she tries to cross a flooded tunnel after heavy rainfall hit Wuhan, Hubei province, China. Severe downpours hit the city on Thursday, flooding streets and shutting down public transportation, local media reported.

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    JULY 23: Flamingos stand in an enclosure at the zoo in Wuppertal, Germany.

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    JULY 23: Actor Tom Cruise waves to fans upon his arrival for the world premiere of "Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation" in front of State Opera house in Vienna, Austria.

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    JULY 23: An anti-narcotics police officers stands next to sacks of confiscated drugs before incinerating them in Panama City. According to Panama's anti-narcotics police, more than 5,000 kilos (11,023 pounds) of cocaine and other types of drugs seized during various police operations across the country were destroyed.

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    JULY 24: An Egyptian farmer talks on his cellphone as he lets his horse cool off in the river Nile at Tamoh village in Giza, Egypt. The Egyptian Meteorological Authority forecast a heat wave in Egypt, with temperatures Friday reaching 102.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

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    JULY 24: This NASA image of Pluto was made from four photos from New Horizons' Long Range Reconnaissance Imager combined with color data from the Ralph instrument in this enhanced color global view. The images, taken when the spacecraft was 280,000 miles away, show features as small as 1.4 miles.

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