A Brazilian fan wears contact lenses with her national flag and her face painted blue before the FIFA World Cup 2014 group A preliminary round match between Brazil and Mexico at the FIFA Fan Fest in Sao Paulo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIEGO AZUBEL / EPALink
Hundreds of Mexican soccer fans gather to watch live telecast at Plaza Mexico in Lynwood as Mexico takes on host country Brazil in the World Cup.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles TimesLink
Fans in Porto Seguro, Brazil, watch the Brazil-Mexico match during the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
An alleged gang member from the "Gremlin Riderz" subset of the Five Deuce Broadway Gangster Crips is processed by a federal agent after being arrested in a joint sweep by more than 1,300 FBI agents and LAPD officers in Los Angeles .
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
A man walks through one of the huge arched glass windows at either end of Grand Central Terminal in New York City, a walkway for Metro North and GCT employees.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Protesters are silhouetted while carrying cutouts of salmon during a demonstration against the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline in Vancouver, Canada. Canada's government approved the controversial pipeline proposal that would bring oil to the Pacific Coast for shipment to Asia, a major step in the country's efforts to diversify its oil exports if it can overcome fierce opposition from environmental and aboriginal groups.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Darryl Dyck / The Canadian PressLink
A woman wears an ornate hat on the second day of the Royal Ascot horse racing meeting at Ascot, England. Royal Ascot is the annual five-day horse race meeting that Britain's Queen Elizabeth II attends every day of the event.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alastair Grant / Associated PressLink
Iraqi Shiites volunteering to fight with Iraqi forces against militants hold weapons and chant slogans in Karbala, Iraq. More than 2 million Iraqis have volunteered to fight militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, Iraqi Energy Minister Hussein al-Shahristani said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALAA AL-SHEMAREE / EPALink
Iraqi babies sleep at a refugee camp near the city of Mosul.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPALink
Flames rise from an oil tanker carrying oil for NATO's forces after it was targeted by a bomb in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. At least two women were killed and six persons were injured when the bomb exploded.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GHULAMULLAH HABIBI / EPALink
Albanian police seize marijuana in a storage building in the lawless village of Lazarat, south of the capital Tirana. Near-continuous gunfire rings out from the lawless village as hundreds police still battle well-armed marijuana growers trying to thwart a government crackdown.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hektor Pustina / Associated PressLink
A man takes a photo as he visits an exhibition at the China National art museum in Beijing. China's new breed of art collectors have propelled Beijing, and to a lesser extent Shanghai, to the forefront of the art scene, with Chinese works of art regularly breaking records at auction.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: WANG ZHAO / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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