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The Week in Pictures: July 11 - 18

A colorful fight, a watery respite, a house alight, a Times Square sight, the English light, a whale's might, and more.

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Color me Russian

Young people throw colored powders at each other during the 'Festival of Colors' in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, July 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
Dmitry Lovetsky / AP
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Break on a lake

TOPSHOTS Two girls and three boys relax on a floating platform on Heiseder Lake near Sarstedt, northwestern Germany on July 15, 2013. AFP PHOTO / DPA / JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE GERMANY OUTJULIAN STRATENSCHULTE/AFP/Getty Images
Julian Stratenschulte / DPA
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Image: The burned remains of one of the homes on Bonita Vista Rd. near Lake Hemet, Calif., from the Mountain Fire.

Once called home

The burned remains of one of the homes on Bonita Vista Rd. near Lake Hemet, Calif., from the Mountain Fire, Tuesday July 16, 2013. The 14,200 acre forest fire near Idyllwild Calif., has caused Idyllwild and adjacent communities east of Highway 243 to issued mandatory evacuations for hundreds of homes Wednesday. (AP Photo/The Press-Enterprise, Frank Bellino)
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Image: BESTPIX  George Zimmerman Found Not Guilty In Death Of Trayvon Martin

The defense rests easier

SANFORD, FL - JULY 13: George Zimmerman (R) looks down at the moment the verdict of not guilty is read as his defense co-counsel, Don West (2L) and Lorna Truett (2R), look at Zimmerman's lead defense attorney Mark O'Mara, on the 25th day of his trial at the Seminole County Criminal Justice Center July 13, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman was charged with second-degree murder in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***
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Image: New York Reacts To George Zimmerman Verdict

Marching for Martin

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 14: Trayvon Martin supporters rally in Times Square while blocking traffic after marching from a rally for Martin in Union Square in Manhattan on July 14, 2013 in New York City. George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Martin July 13 and many protesters questioned the verdict. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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Poisoned by their lunch

Grief-stricken family members react over the bodies of their children who died after consuming a free mid day meal at a school at Gandaman in Saran District, India's Bihar state, on July 17, 2013. Twenty-two children have died after eating a free lunch feared to contain poisonous chemicals at an Indian primary school, officials said, as the tragedy sparked angry street protests. AFP PHOTOSTR/AFP/Getty Images
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Prayers for a fallen leader

Supporters of ousted Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi, pray after breaking their fast, during the Islamic month of Ramadan, in Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)
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Image: A couple sunbathe near Bournemouth beach, in Bournemouth, southern England

Golly gosh, the sun!

A couple sunbathe near Bournemouth beach, in Bournemouth, southern England July 14, 2013. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty (BRITAIN - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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Whale of a time

A Humpback whale jumps to the surface of the Pacific Ocean at the Uramba Bahia Malaga natural park in Colombia, on July 16, 2013. Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) migrate annually from the Antarctic Peninsula to peek into the Colombian Pacific Ocean coast, with an approximate distance of 8,500 km, to give birth and nurse their young. Humpback whales have a life cycle of 50 years or so and are about 18 meters long. TOPSHOTS/AFP PHOTO/Luis ROBAYOLUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images
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Image: A protester uses teargas against police officers as angry residents attempt to storm the local police station in Kiev

Protest in the air

A protester uses teargas against police officers as angry residents attempt to storm the local police station in Kiev July 12, 2013. People angered by the beating of a local woman in which they said police officer was involved, attacked a police headquarters, local media reported. REUTERS/Stringer (UKRAINE - Tags: CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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Casualties of a civil war

TOPSHOTS GRAPHIC CONTENT The bodies of two alleged M23 fighters are dumped out of the back of a pickup truck by Congolese Army soldiers in the village of Rusayo on July 16, 2013 during a press visit, some 13 kms from Goma in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. According to the army, one of the men was Ugandan and the other Rwandan, but they could not produce the identity cards that they claimed to have seen proving this. The army in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday pursued an offensive against rebels of the M23 movement to protect the North Kivu provincial capital of Goma. AFP PHOTO / PHIL MOOREPHIL MOORE/AFP/Getty Images
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All clear to fire

An Israeli soldier checks the barrel of a tank of the 53rd Armor Battalion during an exercise in the Israeli controlled Golan Heights near the border with Syria, early Thursday, July 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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Image: Russia's President Vladimir Putin is seen through the glass of C-Explorer 5 submersible after a dive in the Baltic Sea

Vlad the sailor

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) is seen through the glass of C-Explorer 5 submersible after a dive to see the remains of the naval frigate "Oleg", which sank in the 19th century, in the Gulf of Finland in the Baltic Sea July 15, 2013. REUTERS/Aleksey Nikolskyi/RIA Novosti/Kremlin (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS ENVIRONMENT TRANSPORT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
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