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Members of the U.S. women's eight rowing team throws coxswain Mary Whipple into Lake Dorsey to celebrate winning their second straight Olympic gold medal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ezra Shaw / Getty Images

Children brave strong waves that remain after Typhoon Saola's torrential rain and high winds brought heavy damage to their village.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCIS R. MALASIG / EPA

Children turn plywood into surfboards in a street flooded by Typhoon Saola.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAY DIRECTO / AFP

People take photos along the Bund as storm clouds from approaching storms gather over the Huangpu River. Typhoon Damrey was forecast to make landfall north of Shanghai on Thursday and Typhoon Saola, which has already caused widespread destruction, was expected to make landfall south of Shanghai on Friday while

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER PARKS / AFP

Spray from a broken water pipe provides temporary relief for Pakistanis coping with triple-digit heat.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

Festivalgoers enjoy the traditional mud bath at the 18th Przystanek Woodstock on the Odra River.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LECH MUSZYNSKI / PAP

Candles and lanterns illuminate a mild summer evening on the banks of the Landwehrkanal Canal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAY NIETFELD / DPA

Belarussian paratroopers climb a statue during annual Paratroopers Day celebrations in the city center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TATYANA ZENKOVICH / EPA

Artist Yohei of the Japanese group Siro-A performs during a staging of the show "Siro-A -- Technodelic Comedy" at the Admiralspalast.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BRITTA PEDERSEN / DPA

A bomb squad officer lies on the ground as he carefully examines evidence at the site of one of four small blasts that left one person with minor injuries in this western Indian city.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AP / Associated Press

General Motors workers burn tires on a major thoroughfare to protest the closure of a GM assembly plant.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VICTOR MORIYAMA / AFP

Firefighters inspect the wreckage of a light aircraft that crashed while trying to land in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. The two crew members of the aircraft died in the accident.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: XOAN REY / EFE

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