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People wave flags as the Independence Day parade rolls down Main Street, Friday, July 4, 2014, in Eagar, Ariz. The Northern Arizona town celebrates the Fourth of July annually with a parade and fireworks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt York / Associated Press

Decorations and preparations continue before President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama host military families for Independence Day celebrations on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, July 4, 2014.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charles Dharapak / Associated Press

Serbia's Novak Djokovic serves to Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov during their men's singles semifinal match on Day 11 of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at the All England Tennis Club on July 4, 2014.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARL COURT / AFP/Getty Images

France's goalkeeper and captain Hugo Lloris midair after Germany's defender Mats Hummels scored during the quarter-final football match between France and Germany at The Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on July 4, 2014, during the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT / AFP/Getty Images

The crowd takes their seats ahead of the quarter-final football match between France and Germany at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on July 4, 2014, during the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT / AFP/Getty Images

Indian Muslims offer Friday prayers at the Vasi Ullah Mosque on the first Friday of Ramadan in Allahabad on July 4, 2014.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP/Getty Images

A Muslim man walks passed closed umbrallas in an empty Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, Islam's second most holy site, in the Old City of Jerusalem on July 4, 2014, on the first Friday prayer of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. Israeli authorities closed the access to Al-Aqsa Mosque for all Palestinians younger than 50 due tensions in Israeli occupied Palestinian West Bank.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: THOMAS COEX / AFP/Getty Images

A vehicle is partly submerged in rising waters as Hurricane Arthur passes through the area in Nags Head, N.C., Friday, July 4, 2014.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gerry Broome / Associated Press

McLaren Mercedes British driver Jenson Button leaves the pits during the first practice session at the Silverstone circuit in Silverstone on July 4, 2014, ahead of the British Formula One Grand Prix.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIMITAR DILKOFF / AFP/Getty Images

British musicians Neil Tennant, left, and Chris Lowe of the Pet Shop Boys perfom on stage during a concert at the State Opera during the Jazz Fest Vienna 2014, in Vienna, 04 July 2014.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HERBERT PFARRHOFER / EPA

A member of the Chap Olympiad group known as "Auntie Maureen," left, poses for photographs at the press launch of London's highest lawn in the Shard building in central London, on July 4, 2014. At 243.84 meters above London Bridge, the observation platform has been decorated with Astroturf and will host a giant Fortnum and Mason picnic on Aug. 10.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LEON NEAL / AFP/Getty Images

A Palestinian girl reads the Koran at sunset in Gaza City on Friday, July 4, 2014. Muslims throughout the world are celebrating the holy fasting month of Ramadan, refraining from eating, drinking, and smoking from dawn to dusk.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hatem Moussa / Associated Press

The remains of stolen Tesla are wedged into a building in West Hollywood after a late-night high-speed police pursuit and fiery crash.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times

Protesters against illegal immigration stand with their flags while the sun rises at the U.S. Border Patrol station in Murrieta, on July 4, 2014. Protesters on both sides of the issue are waiting for the possible arrival of more busloads of immigrant detainees.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Vietnam veteran Emilo Mourlet pauses to salute his brother's grave at the South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth, Fla., Friday, July 4, 2014. He is spending part of the holiday visiting both his brothers, who are buried at the cemetery.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: J Pat Carter / Associated Press

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In Friday’s Pictures in the News, people wave flags as the Independence Day parade rolls down Main Street in Eagar, Ariz. The Northern Arizona town celebrates the Fourth of July annually with a parade and fireworks.

Washington, D.C.: Decorations and preparations continue before President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama host military families for Independence Day celebrations on the South Lawn of the White House.

London: Serbia’s Novak Djokovic serves to Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov during their men’s singles semifinal match on Day 11 of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club.

Rio de Janeiro: Crowds take their seats ahead of the quarter-final football match between France and Germany at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro during the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Allahabad, India: Indian Muslim devotees offer Friday prayers at the Vasi Ullah mosque on the first Friday of Ramadan.

Silverstone, England: McLaren Mercedes British driver Jenson Button leaves the pits during the first practice session at the Silverstone circuit ahead of the British Formula One Grand Prix.

Los Angeles: The remains of stolen Tesla are wedged into a building in West Hollywood after a late-night high-speed police pursuit and fiery crash.

Lake Worth, Fla: A Vietnam veteran pauses to salute his brother’s grave at the South Florida National Cemetery. He is spending part of the holiday visiting his brothers, both of whom are buried at the cemetery.

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