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A shooting star of the Perseid meteor shower burns up in the atmosphere near Salgotarjan. The Perseid meteor shower occurs every year in August when the Earth passes through debris and dust of the Swift-Tuttle comet.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER KOMKA / EPA

Astronomy buffs enjoy the meteor shower at the aboriginal town of Atalayita in the Canary Islands.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARLOS DE SAA / EPA

Coral Kemp, 25, is carried by members of the Los Angeles County Lifeguards in the Landline Rescue Race during the Nautica USLA National Lifeguard Championships in Manhattan Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Participant on skates rolls along next to the Los Angeles Ecuadorian Festival parade in downtown Los Angeles, which commemorates Ecuador's independence.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Krauss / For the Times

An Indian police officer uses a baton to disperse a group of protesters who participate in a rally demanding caste-based affirmative action for promotions in government jobs in New Delhi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

Mount Rokatenda spews volcanic material as it erupts on Palue island, Indonesia. Nearly 3,000 people have been evacuated from the island, according to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency. The volcano has been rumbling since last October.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

Lightning in the sky as a storm hits at sunset in Wuhan, in central China's Hubei province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

A Chinese boatman takes tourists for a ride among water lily pads at Zizhuyuan Park, which translates as Purple Bamboo Park, in Beijing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARK RALSTON / AFP/Getty Images

Nepalese Deepak Sharma Bajgain, right, attempts to break a Guinness World Records for doing the most high fives in one minute in Kathmandu. Bajgain completed 212 high fives in one minute.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP

A fisherman walks between traditional wooden boats on the shore of Lake Kivu in Goma, in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHIL MOORE / AFP

Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers is greeted by Filipino fans during his visit to the Philippines to endorse a smartphone brand.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aaron Favila / Associated Press

Supporters of Zimbabwean President-elect Robert Mugabe sing and dance at the country's commemoration of Heroes day in Harare.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi / Associated Press

Competitors run in the men's 3,000-meter steeplechase event at the 2013 IAAF World Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADRIAN DENNIS / AFP/Getty Images

Jason Dufner holds up the Wanamaker Trophy as he walks toward fans after exiting a jet in Auburn, Ala. Dufner won the PGA Championship golf tournament at Oak Hill Country Club in Pittsford, N.Y.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Albert Cesare / Opelika-Auburn News

Japanese champion Akira Yaegashi, right, lands a punch to challenger Oscar Blanquet of Mexico during their WBC flyweight world title boxing match in Tokyo. Yaegashi won by a 3-0 decision.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shizuo Kambayashi / Associated Press

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