Counter-demonstrators shout during a white nationalist-led rally marking the one year anniversary of the 2017 Charlottesville ‘Unite the Right’ protests, in Washington, Aug. 12.
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An indigenous Warao woman from the Orinoco Delta in eastern Venezuela, is pictured on a hammock at a shelter in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil, Aug. 11.
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The sun sets over Athens and its ancient Acropolis as a thick cloud of smoke levitates over the Greek capital, caused by a forest fire, fanned by strong winds on the island of Evia, in Athens, Greece, Aug. 12.
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Election workers start the counting of the ballots during a run-off presidential election in Bamako, Mali, Aug. 12.
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A woman is concealed by a field of very tall sunflowers as she hands her friend a bunch that she has just cut in Ballygawley, Northern Ireland, Aug. 12.
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The United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket launches NASA's Parker Solar Probe to the Sun at Cape Canaveral, Florida, Aug. 12.
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Volunteers wade across the lagoon at dawn to gather flamingo chicks and place them inside a corral in the Fuente de Piedra natural reserve, near Malaga, southern Spain, Aug. 11.
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Protesters march at the University of Virginia, ahead of the one year anniversary of the 2017 Charlottesville "Unite the Right" protests, in Charlottesville, Virginia, Aug. 11.
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A lioness takes a swipe at Bhanu the Asiatic lion during an event to publicize World Lion Day at London Zoo in London on Aug. 9.
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Kirsten Wild of the Netherlands celebrates her victory as bronze medallist Letizia Paternoster of Italy congratulates silver medallist Katie Archibald of Great Britain after finishing the Women's Omnium 20km Points Race at the 2018 European Championships at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, on Aug. 6.
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Performers wearing Pokemon character Pikachu costumes take part in a night parade in Yokohama, Japan, on Aug. 10.
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King Bass (l.), sits and watches the Holy Fire burn from on top of his parents' car as his sister, Princess, rests her head on his shoulder on Aug. 9 in Lake Elsinore, Calif. More than a thousand firefighters battled to keep a raging Southern California forest fire from reaching foothill neighborhoods Friday before the expected return of blustery winds that drove the flames to new ferocity a day earlier.
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A man works on carpets laid out in fields to soften their colors under a sizzling sun in Dosemealti, a town in the Mediterranean province of Antalya, Turkey, on Aug. 10.
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A boy feeds a cow at a cattle market in Al Manashi village ahead of the Muslim festival of sacrifice, Eid al-Adha, in Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo, on Aug. 9.
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Jenny Mensing of Germany during warmup for the 2018 European Championships at Tollcross International Swimming Centre, Glasgow, Scotland on Aug. 9.
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A villager shades himself as he walks to Friday prayer at a refugee camp after an earthquake hit Sigar Penjalin village in North Lombok, Indonesia, on Aug. 10.
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Performers run onstage at the National Day parade along Marina Bay in Singapore on Aug. 9.
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A migrant rescued by an NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescue boat in central Mediterranean Sea holds a placard that reads 'thank you Spain' as he arrives at the port of Algeciras in San Roque, southern Spain, on Aug. 9.
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Pakistani family members receive a fishermen (center) who is released by Indian authorities at Karachi railway station in Karachi, Pakistan on Aug. 10. The Indian government has released 14 Pakistani fishermen held for violating its territorial waters as a goodwill gesture.
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Bolivian indigenous people attend the inauguration of Bolivia's new presidential palace, named 'La Casa Grande del Pueblo,' in La Paz, Bolivia, on Aug. 9.
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A Palestinian woman carries a girl as she walks past the site of an Israeli air strike in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip on Aug. 9.
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Eight-year-old Paige Sorenson of Waverly, Iowa sweeps in front of a pen in the hog barn during the opening day of the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, on Aug. 9.
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Indian women vendors ask customers to buy floral garlands at a wholesale market in Bangalore, India, on Aug. 9. Floral garlands in India are generally used for weddings and religious rituals, among other occasions.
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A man walks on the road as the fire approaches Pedreira, near Silves, Portugal, on Aug. 8.
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Models display creations by Iranian-born designer Reza Etamadi during a MUF10 fashion show in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Aug. 8. An Iranian-born fashion designer stole the limelight at a fashion show when models in burqa and dressed as police officers appeared on the catwalk as part of his collection themed around women wearing face veil, days after a new law banning such garments in public places became enforced.
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This photo shows the 2018 Illinois State Fair Butter Cow unveiled in the Dairy Building at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ill., on Aug. 8. Artist Sarah Pratt sculpted 600 pounds of butter into this year's creation that celebrates the state's bicentennial year.
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Participants wearing plastic rain covers wait for the start of an event on National Fitness Day to mark the arrival of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, at Beijing Olympic Park in Beijing on Aug. 8.
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Nigeria's Senate President Bukola Saraki speaks during a news conference at the White House lobby of the National Assembly in Abuja, Nigeria, on Aug. 8.
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Greenpeace activists attach a banner to the Schneefern glacier on Germany's highest mountain, Zugspitze, in Grainau, southern Germany, on Aug. 8. The poster reads 'Summer 2018: heat, drought, melting glaciers - start coal exit now!'
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Violet Doolin, a fourth-grader at Estes Elementary School, is welcomed by community role models on the first day of school for Owensboro Public Schools in Owensboro, Ky., on Aug. 8.
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The word 'Peace' is arranged with rose petals during a protest by opposition supporters as the swear-in ceremony of Colombia's new President Ivan Duque takes place in Bogota, Colombia, on Aug. 7.
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United Nations peacekeepers raise the flags of their country during a ceremony to mark the transfer of authority between the outgoing and the newly appointed head of the mission at the UNIFIL headquarters in the southern Lebanese town of Naqoura, Lebanon, on Aug. 7.
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In Guatemala City, Guatemala, Gilberto Calmo hugs his son, Franklin Noe Calmo, who was sent back from detention on Tuesday after having been separated from his father at the US border,on Aug. 7.
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Swans sit in boats after they were caught at Hamburg's inner city lake, Alster, in Germany on Aug. 7. Due to hot weather, the swans are collected from waterways around the northern city of Hamburg, Germany, and taken to quarters where they usually spend the winter.
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A hot air balloon carrying tourists rises into the sky at sunrise in Cappadocia, central Turkey, on Aug. 7. Cappadocia has become a favorite site for tourists in hot-air balloons who can slowly drift above the cone-shaped rock formations and then float up over rippled ravines for breathtaking views over the region.
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Former child soldiers participate in a child soldiers' release ceremony outside Yambio, South Sudan, on Aug. 7.
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Vendors wait for customers at a roadside shoe stall under a flyover in Kolkata, India, on Aug. 7.
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A western lowland gorilla eats ice cream in its enclosure at Prague Zoo, Czech Republic, on Aug. 6.
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Unemployed people line up to fill out applications while looking for job opportunities in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Aug. 6.
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Indian artists pose for a group photo before performing during a procession of Bonalu festival in Hyderabad, India, on Aug. 6. Bonalu is a monthlong Hindu folk festival of the Telangana region dedicated to Kali, the Hindu goddess of destruction.
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Michigan Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer fills a pothole during a campaign event in Southfield, Mich., on Aug. 6.
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Militia members attend a rally in support of Venezuela's president, Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela, on Aug. 6.