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    JUNE 22: Newborn twin female panda cubs are seen inside an incubator at the Giant Panda Research Base in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China. Giant panda Ke Lin gave birth to the female twins on Monday, local media reported.

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    JUNE 22: Contestants of a tourism beauty pageant balance eggs on their collarbones as they cruise along the Yellow River in Jiyuan, Henan province, China. The contestants believe that if they are slim enough, their collarbones will allow them to balance the eggs securely on their bodies.

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    JUNE 22: Women take selfies as they rest underneath a bridge at the Han river park in Seoul, South Korea.

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    JUNE 22: A mural made of rice plants is seen at a paddy field in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China. The mural is one of the 13created by the local government as a tourist attraction. Two more are still works in progress, according to local media.

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    JUNE 23: Mexican artisan Dalton Ramirez holds a pinata depicting U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outside his workshop in Reynosa, Mexico. Days after billionaire Trump accused Mexico of sending criminals to live in the United States, Ramirez created the pinata, ready to be stuffed with candy and beat with a stick. Ramirez works at his family's pinata shop In the border city of Reynosa, where they create a variety of paper mache figures to be filled with treats and broken open with sticks on birthdays and holidays.

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    JUNE 23: People are reflected on a soap bubble that formed on a road during the evening in New Delhi, India.

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    JUNE 23: New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady arrives at NFL headquarters in New York as people ask for autographs. Brady met with NFL Roger Commissioner Goodell to appeal his four-game suspension for allegedly participating in a scheme to deflate footballs during last season's playoffs.

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    JUNE 23: Three-year-old Iqal washes himself as he waits for the sun to go down during Ramadan in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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    JUNE 23: A man cools off from a public tap after filling bottles during intense hot weather in Karachi, Pakistan. By Thursday, the devastating heat wave had killed more than 800 people in Karachi, health officials said, as paramilitaries staffed emergency medical camps in the streets. to a total of 860 confirmed deaths, a senior health official said. Pakistan's heat wave on record came just weeks after soaring temperatures caused nearly 2,200 deaths in neighboring India, raising fears that South Asia could be seeing some of the devastating effects of human-caused climate change.

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    JUNE 23: Dancers of the Friedrichstadt-Palast from the show "THE WYLD" pose in the carriage of an underground train in Berlin, Germany, to publicize the show.

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    JUNE 24: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Britain's Queen Elizabeth respond to a robot's wave during their visit to the Technical University of Berlin. The queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh were on a three-day state visit to Germany.

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    JUNE 24: A Kashmiri woman walks on a footbridge as it rains in Srinagar. This year's monsoon rains in India are officially forecast to be only 88 percent of the long-term average.

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    JUNE 24: Catholic nuns from the Missionaries of Charity, the global order of nuns founded by Mother Teresa, crowd around the vehicle carrying the body of Sister Nirmala Joshi during her funeral procession in Kolkata, India. Joshi, who succeeded Nobel laureate Mother Teresa as the head of her Missionaries of Charity and expanded the movement overseas, died on Tuesday at the age of 80. After taking over the charity following Mother Teresa's death in 1997, Nirmala expanded the organisation's reach to 134 countries by opening centers in nations such as Afghanistan, Israel and Thailand.

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    JUNE 25: Cast member Brittany Daniel kisses co-star David Spade at the premiere of "Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser" at Sony Studios in Culver City, California. The movie opens in the U.S. on July 16.

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    JUNE 24: A rainbow sculpture inspired by the movie "The Wizard of Oz" is pictured at Sony Studios in Culver City, California.

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    JUNE 25: A boy who was wounded in what activists said was an attack by Islamic State fighters in Kobani, waits inside a vehicle to cross into Turkey at the Syrian-Turkish border. Syrian state television said the Islamic State fighters who carried out the deadly assault on the predominantly Kurdish border town had entered Syria from Turkey.

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    JUNE 25: A child covers his face with a plastic bag, as ash from Mounth Sinabung volcano hits the town of Brastagi, North Sumatra province, Indonesia. Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupted on Thursday, leading to volcanic ash spewing as high as 11,000 feet into the air and blanketing a nearby town.

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    JUNE 25: A chair is hurled at police by protesters during a demonstration to demand changes in the Chilean education system in Santiago, Chile.

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    JUNE 25: Sharon Risher stands at the casket of her mother, Ethel Lance, as she is buried at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church cemetery in North Charleston, South Carolina. Lance was one of the nine victims of the mass shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.

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    JUNE 26: Gay rights supporters celebrate after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry, outside the Supreme Court building in Washington. The court ruled 5-4 that the Constitution's guarantees of due process and equal protection under the law mean that states cannot ban same-sex marriages.

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