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The space shuttle Endeavour rides atop a Boeing 747 after take-off from the Kennedy Space Center. The shuttle is scheduled to arrive in Los Angeles on Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Hot air balloon pilots prepare for the start of the women's European Hot Air Balloon Championships at an airfield. A total of 25 women from 15 nations will compete twice daily during the event.


Boatmen take part in a traditional race while hundreds of people follow in their boats in the Bosila River. Thousands of spectators enjoy the annual festive boat race.


Susan Gell exercises her horse, Shoshoni, in Loch Lomond. Susan lives on Inchtavannaich Island on Loch Lomond and regularly takes her horses to the mainland for exercise by letting them swim across the water. Loch Lomond is the largest freshwater loch in Scotland, with about 30 islands.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images

Models at the Gucci Spring-Summer 2013 fashion show during Women's fashion week.


Tires burn as Palestinian protesters prepare to throw stones at Israeli security forces during clashes that erupted after a demonstration against an amateur anti-Islam film in Shuafat refugee camp in East Jerusalem. Hundreds of Palestinians protesting the U.S.-produced movie clashed with Israeli border police, hurling stones and firebombs at a checkpoint, the military and reporters said.


A man carries material for salvage amid the debris of destroyed houses after a predawn fire engulfed a slum area. Two people were killed while some 800 residents were affected by the fire, according to local media reports.


One of the thousands of striking miners from the Lonmin platinum mine celebrates after the striking workers and mine management came to an agreement on a wage increase six weeks following their illegal strike. Thirty-seven of their fellow miners were killed by police in a shooting that shocked the nation and led to the six-week, often-violent strike.


Holding Greek flags, retired military staff march during a rally against the new austerity measures imposed by the government, which include new pension cuts. Greece's finance minister said Athens is close to sealing a deal with its international lenders on fresh austerity measures in exchange for billions of euros in aid.


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