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Image: Visitors watch water gushing from the section of the Xiaolangdi Reservoir on the Yellow River, during a sand-washing operation in Jiyuan

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The Week in Pictures: July 3 - 11

A rodeo moment, a swirling lake, a tragedy in San Francisco, strife in Egypt, glory in England, and more.

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Image: Visitors watch water gushing from the section of the Xiaolangdi Reservoir on the Yellow River, during a sand-washing operation in Jiyuan

Giant washing machine

Visitors watch water gushing from the section of the Xiaolangdi Reservoir on the Yellow River, during a sand-washing operation in Jiyuan, Henan province July 6, 2013. Picture taken July 6, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA - RTX11FBS
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Tragedy in San Francisco

In this Saturday, July 6, 2013 aerial photo, the wreckage of Asiana Flight 214 lies on the ground after it crashed at the San Francisco International Airport, in San Francisco. The pilot at the controls of airliner had just 43 hours of flight time in the Boeing 777 and was landing one for the first time at San Francisco International. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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Image: Tuf Cooper throws down a calf in the tie-down roping event during the 101st Calgary Stampede rodeo in Calgary

High-flying veal

Tuf Cooper of Decatur, Texas throws down a calf in the tie-down roping event during the 101st Calgary Stampede rodeo in Calgary, Alberta, July 5, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol (CANADA - Tags: SPORT ANIMALS SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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Where fallen firefighters died

This Thursday, July 4, 2013, aerial photo provided by Prescott Fire Department, shows the site where 19 firefighters were killed in an Arizona wildfire on Sunday, June 30, 2013. The line in the middle of the photo, built by a bulldozer after the deaths, allowed law enforcement and fellow firefighters to reach the fallen firefighters and remove their bodies from the mountain the day after they were killed. The Prescott Fire Department identified the site where the men died as the discolored patch of earth just beyond where the bulldozer line ends. The photo also shows that the intense wildfire wiped out all vegetation in the area. (AP Photo/Prescott Fire Department)
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Image: Surviving Hotshot crew member McDonough walks back to his seat after speaking at a memorial service for the fallen members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, in Prescott Valley

Honoring fallen comrades

Surviving Hotshot crew member Brendan McDonough walks back to his seat after speaking at a memorial service for the fallen members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, in Prescott Valley, Arizona July 9, 2013. Thousands of mourners, including firefighters from around the country and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, converged in central Arizona on Tuesday to pay final tribute to 19 young firemen killed last week in the line of duty. The fallen firefighters were overrun by flames on the afternoon of June 30 as they battled a lightning-sparked blaze with hand tools outside the tiny town of Yarnell. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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Balloons for a hero

Children, a choir and other well-wishers hold balloons to release them to mark former South African President Nelson Mandela completing his 27th day in hospital Thursday, correlating with the 27 years he spent in prison during the apartheid era, outside the Mediclinic Heart Hospital where he is being treated in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, July 5, 2013. The former president's health is "perilous," according to documents filed in the court case that resulted in the remains of his three deceased children being reburied Thursday in their original graves. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
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Looking a bull in the eye

Revelers look to an Alcurrucen's ranch fighting bull during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Sunday, July 7, 2013. Revelers from around the world arrive to Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
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Lake effects

Residents and visitors of Alexander's Lake sit out on their docks and in small boats as they watch neighborhood fireworks as they celebrate Independence Day, Thursday, July 4, 2013, in Dayville, Conn. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
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Fireworks of a different stripe

TOPSHOTS A Russian SU-27 combat aircraft performs on July 4, 2013 during the International Maritime Defence Show in St. Petersburg. AFP PHOTO / OLGA MALTSEVAOLGA MALTSEVA/AFP/Getty Images
Olga Maltseva / AFP
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Cairo on the wire

TOPSHOTS Egyptian supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi sit in front of barbed wire fencing that blocks the access to the headquarters of the Republican Guard in Cairo on July 8, 2013. Forty-two loyalists of Egypt's ousted president were killed while demonstrating against last week's military coup, triggering an Islamist uprising call and dashing the army's hopes for an interim civilian administration. AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMSMAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images
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Violence in Egypt's streets

An Egyptian opposition protester is beaten by supporters of Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi, as a main raises a brick overhead, in downtown Damietta, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. The deadline on the military's ultimatum to President Mohammed Morsi has expired, with 48 hours passing since the time it was issued. Giant cheering crowds of Morsi's opponents have been gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square and other locations nationwide, waving flags furiously in expection that the military will act to remove the Islamist president after the deadline ends. (AP Photo/Hamada Elrasam)
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Image: Intensifying clashes in Egypt leave dozens dead

Death in Cairo

epa03780503 A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood takes photos with his mobile of the bodies of fellow protesters killed in clashes with Republican Guards forces, at a morgue in Cairo, Egypt, 08 July 2013. Clashes between Islamist protesters and the army in Cairo erupted at dawn on 08 July, killing at least 42 and injuring 322 others, according a health official. Fighting broke out when an armed group attempted to storm the Republican Guards club, where the ousted president Mohamed Morsi is thought to be held by the army. The violence amplifies the conflict between the army and supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood group, who vowed to continue demonstrating until he is restored to power. EPA/MOHAMMED SABER ATTENTION EDITORS: GRAPHIC CONTENTS
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Image: Bolivian President Evo Morales at Vienna airport

Angry president

epa03772424 Bolivian President Evo Morales (C) speaks to the media at the airport in Vienna, Austria,, Austria, 03 July 2013. Bolivian President Evo Morales' plane landed overnight 02 July in Vienna after the aircraft was denied access to French and Portuguese airspace over suspicions that US fugitive Edward Snowden was on board, authorities in La Paz said. Bolivian Foreign Minister David Choquehuanca said France and Portugal had acted on 'unfounded suspicions' that Snowden had boarded Morales' plane. Morales had attended a meeting of top gas-producing countries in Moscow, where accused intelligence agency leaker Snowden has spent more than a week in diplomatic limbo in an airport transit area. He has sought asylum - so far in vain - first from Ecuador, and then from 20 other countries. EPA/HELMUT FOHRINGER
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Young victim

An opposition fighter stands over seven year old Ahmad Jabir, who was injured alongside some his family members by a shell, as he lies on a X-Ray machine after he brought the boy to a hospital in the town of Al-Bara, in Syria's northwestern province Idlib on July 8, 2013. The town of Al-Bara has been under regular shelling during the past few weeks after clashes between rebel forces and the Syrian army started around the highway that connects the Idlib and Latakia provinces.TOPSHOTS/ AFP PHOTO / DANIEL LEAL OLIVASDANIEL LEAL OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images
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Image: The Championships - Wimbledon 2013: Day Thirteen

National hero

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 07: Andy Murray (R) of Great Britain climbs down after celebrating in his player's box with friends, family and members of his coaching team following his victory in the Gentlemen's Singles Final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 7, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
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Water, water everywhere

TOPSHOTS This picture taken on July 7, 2013 shows people walking through a flooded street in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province after a heavy storm. A strong storm hit Wuhan on July 6 and July 7, paralysing transport in multiple places, local media reported. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTOSTR/AFP/Getty Images
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Image: A child is seen near members of the Muslim community attending midday prayers at Strasbourg Grand Mosque in Strasbourg

Me, too

A child is seen near members of the Muslim community attending midday prayers at Strasbourg Grand Mosque in Strasbourg on the first day of Ramadan July 9, 2013. The Grand Mosque of Paris has fixed the first day of Ramadan as Wednesday, splitting with the French Council of Muslim Religion (Conseil Francais du Culte Musulman or CFCM), which determined it would begin on Tuesday. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler (FRANCE - Tags: RELIGION)
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