House is blown up during a military operation by Egyptian security forces in the Egyptian city of Rafah

Palestinians run as smoke rises after a house is blown up during a military operation by Egyptian security forces in the Egyptian city of Rafah, on the border of the southern Gaza Strip with Egypt

Palestinians run as smoke rises after a house is blown up during a military operation by Egyptian security forces in the Egyptian city of Rafah, on the border of the southern Gaza Strip with Egypt.

A Palestinian youth practices his Parkour skills over the ruins of houses

A Palestinian youth practices his Parkour skills over the ruins of houses in the Shejaia neighborhood east of Gaza City

A Palestinian youth practices his Parkour skills over the ruins of houses, which witnesses said were destroyed during a seven-week Israeli offensive, in the Shejaia neighborhood east of Gaza City.

The US Capitol dome

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The US Capitol dome is cocooned in scaffolding in Washington, DC as it undergoes its first comprehensive repairs in more than half a century a century. The two-year, $60 million project is aimed at repairing nearly 1,300 cracks that have emerged in the nine-million-pound (4.1-million-kilogram) cast iron dome, according to the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) office. Construction on the dome began in 1855.

A pro-democracy protester takes photos of people in Hong Kong

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A pro-democracy protester takes photos of people waving lights next to the central government offices in Hong Kong as activists marked one month since authorities used tear gas in an attempt to disperse them.

President Barack Obama gives a thumbs up to supporters

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President Barack Obama gives a thumbs up to supporters as he campaigns for Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke during a rally at the North Division High School in Milwaukee.

An exhausted Tommy Robredo of Spain reacts after being beaten by Andy Murray

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An exhausted Tommy Robredo of Spain reacts after being beaten by Andy Murray in the final of the ATP 500 World Tour Valencia Open tennis tournament at the Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias in Valencia, Spain.