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    JUNE 28: Lil' Kim performs during the 2015 BET Awards in Los Angeles.

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    JUNE 30: Security forces and rescue teams examine the wreckage of an Indonesian military C-130 Hercules transport plane after it crashed into a residential area in the North Sumatra city of Medan, Indonesia. At least 30 people were killed when the plane crashed two minutes after take-off, putting a fresh spotlight on the country's woeful air safety record.

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    JUNE 30: Aiden, left, and Ty Johnston play under a fountain in Nottingham, Britain. Britain's Meteorological Office said temperatures reached their highest of the year on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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    JUNE 30: Rafael Nadal of Spain shakes sweat from his head after winning his match against Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London. However, the two-time Wimbledon champ made an early exit from the tournament on Thursday after losing in the second round to 102nd-ranked Dustin Brown, a 30-year-old German who played the match of his life, beating Nadal 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 .

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    JUNE 30: Jana Cepelova of Slovakia keeps her eye on the ball during her match against Simona Halep of Romania at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London.

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    JUNE 30: United States midfielder Tobin Heath, left, celebrates with U.S. goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris after defeating Germany in the semifinals of the FIFA 2015 Women's World Cup at Olympic Stadium in Montreal. The U.S. won 2-0.

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    JULY 1: A pensioner gets squeezed in the crowd as she waits outside a national bank branch to receive part of her pension in Athens, Greece. Greece's last-minute overtures to international creditors for financial aid on Tuesday were not enough to save the country from becoming the first developed economy to default on a loan with the International Monetary Fund. On Sunday, Greece will hold a crucial national referendum that could decide whether the country accepts reforms its creditors proposed last week in exchange for bailout loans, or whether it falls out of the Eurozone. For Greeks, particularly the elderly, the daily struggle to get cash grinds on in the face of uncertainty.

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    JULY 1: A tree is reflected in a puddle at Wahconah Park in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. The total rainfall for June was 8.1 inches in Pittsfield, making it one of the wettest Junes on record after having a moderate drought declared in May.

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    JULY 1: The moon rises as people enjoy rides at the State Fair Meadowlands in East Rutherford, N.J.

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    July 1: Prospective plebe Zachary Piedt, of Fort Mill, South Carolina, has his head shaved by barber Leroy Evans during Induction Day at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. More than 1,100 young men and women reported for "I-Day," where they received haircuts, medical examinations, new uniforms and instructions on how to salute and address superiors before taking an oath of office to become members of academy's newest class.

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    JULY 1: Princess the cat spent time on the American river with owner Ashley Toccati, right, and her friend Kasandra Mullen, at Discovery Park in Sacramento, California.

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    JULY 1: Anthony King, 2, waves an American flag after members from Rolling Thunder Indiana Chapter 6 visited the Ark Crisis Child Care Center in Evansville, Indiana.

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    JULY 1: First lady Michelle Obama rips up a sign prohibiting the taking of photos or the use social media on the White House grounds as she marks the end of a decades-old policy against the practice.

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    JULY 1: Zanyla Cleveland, 2, smiles as her dad pushes her swing at Mickey Vernon Park, in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania.

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    JULY 1: Smoke comes out from the helmets of dummies beside People's Liberation Army soldiers during a mock shooting practice at a PLA naval base in Hong Kong, China. Wednesday marked the 18th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from Britain to Chinese sovereignty.

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    JULY 1: Lightning bolts light up the night sky over an airport north of Barstow, California. The photo was taken using long exposure.

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    JULY 1: Swimmers plunge into Lake Zurich at the start of the annual public crossing event in Zurich, Switzerland. Participants had to swim 4,921 feet – less than a mile – to reach the other side.

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    JULY 1: Retired airplane painter Ernesto Arias, 78, and accountant Carola Suarez, 81, sit under a picture of former Cuban president Fidel Castro to watch President Barack Obama's statement about Cuba on television, at the Eterna Juventud (Eternal Youth) retirement home in Havana. Obama said on Wednesday the United States had agreed to the historic step of re-establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba and will raise its flag over a U.S. Embassy in Havana later this summer.

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    JULY 1: Horses train for the Palio di Siena horse race in Siena, Italy. Each July 2 and Aug. 16, almost without fail since the mid-1600s, 10 riders have hurtled bareback around Siena's shell-shaped central square in a bid to win the Palio, a silk banner depicting the Madonna and child.

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    JULY 2: An orangutan eats a popsicle provided by Rome's zookeepers to help the animals cool off. A mass of hot air from North Africa was pushing across southern Europe temperatures as high as 114 degrees Fahrenheit.

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    JULY 2: Residents at the Ter Biest house for the elderly dip their feet in a swimming pool on a hot summer day in Grimbergen, Belgium. Much of Europe sweltered in a heatwave this week.

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