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A worker rescues his co-worker from drowning in the oil slick while attempting to fix an underwater pump during the oil spill clean-up operations at Dalian's Port in Liaoning province July 20, 2010. A pipe transporting crude oil from a ship to a storage tank blew up on Friday evening, causing a second pipeline nearby to explode also, according to Xinhua News Agency. No one was injured. The port has since resumed normal container operations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jiang He / Greenpeace

Actor Brad Pitt and actress Angelina Jolie arrive at the premiere of Sony Pictures' 'Salt' at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on July 19, 2010 in Hollywood, California.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jason Merritt / Getty Images

Fans take photos of celebrities arriving at the Japan premiere of "Inception" in Tokyo, July 20, 2010.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Toru Hanai / Reuters

A resident uses a bucket to extinguish a fire that charred a hundred houses made of light materials in Quezon City Metro Manila July 20, 2010. Some 300 families were left homeless as investigators are still examining the cause of the blaze, Fire marshal Chief Inspector Oscar Villegas said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Cheryl Ravelo / Reuters

Two people enjoy the sun as "Paris Plages" (Paris Beach) opens along the banks of the River Seine in Paris July 20, 2010. The beach atmosphere, on the banks of the Seine in central Paris and the Bassin de la Villette, includes a swimming pool overlooking the Seine, stretches of imported sand and various free sporting and cultural activities for the public.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Philippe Wojazer / Reuters

A man removes the rubble besides a car that was damaged by a landslide after heavy monsoon rains in the northern Indian hill town of Shimla July 20, 2010. Monsoon rainfall was 16 percent below normal in June but heavy showers in early July reduced the deficit to 10 percent.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Amit Kanwar / Reuters

Jewish young men prop each other up before the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest site, in Jeruslem early on 20 July 2010 as thousands of Jews gather throughout the night, marking Tisha B'Av and reciting lamentations focusing on the destruction of the ancient temple, that was located on the other side of the ancient wall, on the Temple Mount.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jim Hollander / EPA

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