Indian Muslims break their Ramadan fast outside the Shah Baba Mosque at Allahabad Junction railway station Thursday.
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Vendor Mathias Danze arranges fruits and vegetables to resemble the German and French national flags, above and below respectively, at a supermarket in Stuttgart, Germany, on Thursday. The German national soccer team will meet France in the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup on Friday.
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II attends a commemorative service at the Scottish National War Memorial at Edinburg Castle on Thursday in Edinburgh, Scotland.
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Eugenie Bouchard of Canada leaps as she returns to Simona Halep of Romania during their women's singles semifinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon on Thursday. She won the match and will play Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic in the final on Saturday.
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Members of the Garrison family from Kansas City, Mo., play in the surf before complying with the mandatory evacuation orders for Hatteras Island on Thursday in Rodanthe, N.C. A hurricane warning has been issued for North Carolina's Outer Banks due to approaching Hurricane Arthur, which has been upgraded to Category 2.
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A customer washes his windows as he gets gas at a Chevron gas station Thursday in Mill Valley, Calif. As the conflict in Iraq continues to escalate, gas prices are being pushed up to the highest level since 2008. The average price in June for a gallon of regular gas was $3.67.
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Hindu priests offer prayers for monsoon rains at the Osman Sagar Lake on the outskirts of Hyderabad, India, on Thursday. The monsoon rains that usually hit India from June to September are crucial for farmers whose crops feed hundreds of millions of people. The rainfall in most parts of the country fell short in June.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mahesh Kumar / Associated PressLink
An employee of the Russian Space Training Center hangs out to dry the space suits of Russian cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin, NASA's U.S. flight engineer Kathleen Rubins and Japanese space agency's flight engineer Takuya Onishi after they underwent training in Noginsk, 38 miles east of Moscow.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alexander Zemlianichenko / Associated PressLink
A Colombia soccer fan's dog wears Colombia's national colors in Fortaleza, Brazil.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Natacha Pisarenko / Associated PressLink
Blake Koch, driver of the No. 10 Celsius Cola Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday in Daytona Beach, Fla.
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A screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange displays the Dow Jones Industrial Average at 17,041.23 on Thursday morning. The Dow passed 17,000 for the first time Thursday.
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Smoke wafts up as hamburgers are prepared on a grill outside the White House in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, ahead of Fourth of July festivities.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jacquelyn Martin / Associated PressLink
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