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Athletes from the men's division of the triathlon jump into the water for the first leg of the race during the Special Olympics in Long Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Paraguay's Gustavo Delvalle preapres for his race as Joordanian coach Manal Alshaertalks talks with another coach in the roller skating competition during the Special Olympics in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Sam Evers practices yoga on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. A small city of tents, trailers and thousands of visitors appears every August in the Utah desert to watch cars, motorcycles and anything with wheels rocket across gleaming white sheets of salt at speeds of 400 mph. But wet weather has forced the cancellation of Speed Week for the second straight year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Bowmer / Associated Press

U.S. Marines unload the remains of 36 unidentified Marines found at a World War II battlefield during a ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Honolulu. A Florida-based private organization called History Flight recovered the remains from the remote Pacific atoll of Tarawa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marco Garcia / Associated Press

A young man protests last year's disappearance and presumed slaughter of 43 college students in Mexico during a demonstration in Guadalajara.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HECTOR GUERRERO / AFP/Getty Images

An artist works on a mural on the side of the Tobacco Factory as part of the ongoing Upfest festival being held in Bristol, England. The three-day annual event which started in 2008 is said to be the largest street art and graffiti festival in Europe.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Cardy / Getty Images

Two migrants pull an overcrowded dinghy with Syrian and Afghan refugees arriving from Turkey to the Greek island of Lesbos. Nearly 50,000 people have illegally entered the country this year, mostly Syrian refugees who risk the sea crossing from Turkey in dangerous, overcrowded boats.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Santi Palacios / Associated Press

A fireman puts out remaining hot spots of a forest fire in the municipal area of Odena, near Barcelona, northeastern Spain. The fire in some locations is still active and has so far devastated some 1,000 hectares and forced the evacuation of almost 200 residents.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SUSANA SAEZ / EPA

The 8-year-old Kenyan girl who presented flowers to President Obama at an arrival ceremony last week is getting lots of attention from fellow students but was back at her school Monday preparing for exams after her big moment Friday night when Obama landed at Nairobi's international airport and hugged the little girl in a white dress.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khalil Senosi / Associated Press

A man walks past a mural of drummers and dancers and portraits of Burundi's presidents past and present, in the National Assembly in Bujumbura, ahead of the opening session of the National Assembly in Bujumbura. Burundi, where President Pierre Nkurunziza's expected third-term electoral victory has led to deadly protests against his divisive bid for reelection.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHIL MOORE / AFP/Getty Images

A Nepalese Hindu devotee holds up offerings in honor of Lord Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction, at the Pashupatinath Temple in Katmandu, Nepal. According to the Nepali calendar, Shravan is considered the holiest month of the year with each Monday of the month known as Shravan Somvar, when worshipers offer prayers for a happy and prosperous life.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP/Getty Images

Activists of the Indian Youth Congress shout anti-government slogans during a protest following a suspected militant attack in New Delhi. Indian security forces were battling an armed attack on a police station near the Pakistan border in which at least five people have been killed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAJJAD HUSSAIN / AFP/Getty Images

Protesters burn an effigy of Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III during a rally to coincide with the last state of the nation address of the president before members of parliament in Manila.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TED ALJIBE / AFP/Getty Images

A member of the Kurdish People's Protection Units mans a mounted machine gun in the Al-Nashwa neighborhood in the northeastern Syrian province of Hasakeh. Syrian government troops and Kurdish forces advanced against Islamic State group fighters in the northeastern city of Hasakeh, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and state media said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DELIL SOULEIMAN / AFP/Getty Images

Russian divers Ekaterina Petukhova and Yulia Timoshinina perform in the women's 10-meter Synchro Platform preliminary round at the 16th FINA Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VALDRIN XHEMAJ / EPA

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The 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles is underway as athletes took to the fields, pools and courts to officially start the games. Full coverage

Honolulu: U.S. Marines unload the remains of 36 unidentified Marines found at a World War II battlefield in the remote Pacific atoll of Tarawa.

Lesbos, Greece: Two migrants pull an overcrowded dinghy with Syrian and Afghan refugees arriving from the Turkish coasts onto the Greek island.

Barcelona, Spain: A fireman puts out remaining hot spots of a forest fire in northeastern Spain.

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Add stops in Russia, Syria, Kenya and England to round out the report.

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