. Lightning strikes in the sky over the East River as a storm passes through New York City on July 2, 2014. Tropical Storm Arthur, the first of the Atlantic hurricane season, reached hurricane strength on Thursday.
. 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, right, after training for a future mission to the International Space Station in Noginsk, Russia, on July 2. The training was intended to simulate a capsule landing in water.
. Rescuers and onlookers look at the wreckage of a cargo plane which crashed into a commercial building in a Nairobi suburb shortly after takeoff from the Kenyan capital's main airport, the busiest in east Africa, on July 2.
. A man arranges strands of vermicelli, which are kept for drying at a factory in the northern Indian city of Allahabad on July 1. Vermicelli is a specialty that is eaten during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
. Camille Seaman captured this supercell over Bertha, Minn., on June 26.
. Gilberto Haroldo Ramos Juarez, 11, brother of Gilberto Francisco Ramos Juarez, a Guatemalan boy whose decomposed body was found in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, stands in front of his home in San Jose Las Flores, in the northern Cuchumatanes mountains of Guatemala, on July 1.
. Spectators watch tennis matches on outside courts at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London on June 30.
. A displaced Pakistani mother and daughter wait to get relief supplies at a distribution center in Bannu, Pakistan, on June 27. Thousands of Pakistani tribal people fled their villages in North Waziristan following a massive crack down operation against militants launched by the Pakistan army.
. Exhausted U.S. players lie on the ground as Belgium's Axel Witsel (6) celebrates at the end of the extra time during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, on July 1. Belgium held on to beat US 2-1 in extra time.
. An Indian Muslim father holds the hands of his daughter in his palms and prays before breaking fast on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan at the Jama Mosque in New Delhi, India, on June 30. During this month the world's estimated 1.6 billion Muslims will abstain from food, drink and other pleasures from sunrise to sunset.
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. A seriously wounded Syrian youth looks on as he is treated at a makeshift hospital on June 28, following a reported car bomb explosion at a popular market in the rebel-held town of Douma, northeast of the capital Damascus.
. Family and friends of Eyal Yifrah, Gilad Shaar, and Naftali Fraenkel, three Israeli teenagers who were abducted over two weeks ago mourn over the grave of Eyal Yifrah during their funeral in Modiin, Israel, on July 1. Tens of thousands of mourners converged Tuesday in central Israel for a funeral service for the three teenagers found dead in the West Bank after a two week search and crackdown on the Hamas militant group, which Israeli leaders have accused of abducting and killing the young men.