A reporter leans over the edge of the catwalk during a media preview for EdgeWalk on the CN Tower.
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Aerial view shows Olympic Stadium with the numeral 1 cut into the grass to mark the one-year countdown to the start of the 2012 Games.
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The newly opened 2012 Olympics Aquatics Centre is seen in quiet symmetry as the city begins the one-year countdown to the start of the games.
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A colorful, customized Citroen 2 CV is one of many on display at the 19th World Meeting of 2 CV Friends, running through July 31 in the western French city.
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Prince Charles seems happy as he prepares to ride an electric eco-bike while attending the Earth Awards Exhibition at Clarence House in the British capital.
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Latvian Sanda Ragozina, left, and Italian Cavestro Greta compete in the 2011 U-20 Beach Volleyball European Championship in the coastal city.
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Muslim workers pray in La Grande Mosquée in this eastern French city. The building, designed by Italian architect Paolo Portoghesi, covers almost 55,000 square feet and has a 92-foot-high minaret.
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A newly arrived refugee child drinks from a metal cup at the Baley settlement near the Ifo extension refugee camp near the Kenya-Somalia border.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: THOMAS MUKOYA / REUTERSLink
A Syrian brown bear feeds on frozen fruit in a block of ice as temperatures reached 97 degrees Fahrenheit at the Biblical Zoo.
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Farmers work a paddy in ths village on the outskirts of Katmandu.
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The U.S. Army and Lockheed Martin launch the first-of-its-kind High Altitude Long Endurance-Demonstrator at the historic Airdock at daybreak.
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U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Matthew Timberlake, 20, of Roseville, Calif., stationed with the 2nd Battalion, 12th Marines, based in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, stands in the doorway of his barracks as night falls on Forward Operating Base Zeebrugge in Helmand province.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Goldman / Associated PressLink
Speaker of the House John Boehner talks with "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams (in red tie) as he arrives for a House GOP caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol.
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Artist Aeneas Wilder poses next to his latest work, "Untitled #155." Wilder used uniform lengths of wood, without fixing materials, to make the freestanding structure inside the Longside Gallery at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. At the end of the three-month show, Wilder will demolish the work by kicking it down himself.
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Tibetan refugees are seen weaving traditional carpets at a Tibetan Refugee Camp. An estimated 30,000 Tibetans live in Kathmandu; some arrived during the Tibetan uprising in 1959.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NAVESH CHITRAKAR / ReutersLink
Michael Phelps of the United States swims to a gold medal in the men's 200m butterfly.
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A woman fills a jug from the only drinkable water source in the interior courtyard of a block of flats housing a majority of ethnic Roma families. The mayor ordered a wall be built around the flats mayor of Baia Mare has denied that the wall is turning the block of flats into a ghetto and insists that the wall was built to protect children from heavy traffic.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANIEL MIHAILESCU / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Boys play in floodwaters along a main street after school was canceled because of heavy rains from tropical storm Nock Ten.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROMEO RANOCO / ReutersLink
People on a makeshift raft evacuate from a flooded area.
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An environmental activist, her arms chained and covered with metal pipes, hangs onto a tree in Sumava National Park. Activists were trying to prevent authorities from cutting down trees affected by bark beetles in the national park.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETR JOSEK / ReutersLink
A newly installed 15-ton iron portrait of the late Eva Peron, wife of former President Juan Domingo Peron, hangs from the social development ministry building. The 102 feet tall and 79 feet wide, was unveiled by Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez on Tuesday evening, the 59th anniversary of the death of the woman known as Evita.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Natacha Pisarenko / Associated PressLink
Rescuers work in an area where a C-130 military transport plane crashed, killing 78 people.
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Ilia II, Catholicos patriarch of all Georgia; Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, patriarch of Moscow and all Russia; and Metropolitan Vladimir, the head of Ukrainian Orthodox Church, attend a prayer service.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEY DOLZHENKO / EPALink
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