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August 2 Photo Brief: Elephant burial, Kofi Annan steps down as UN-Arab League envoy and Day 6 at the Olympics

August 2 Photo Brief: Elephant burial, Kofi Annan steps down as UN-Arab League envoy and Day 6 at the Olympics

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Local villagers of Assam bury an elephant, Russians celebrate Paratroopers Day, Kofi Annan steps down as the U.N.-Arab League mediator in the Syria conflict and more in today’s daily brief.
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July 27 Photo Brief: German belly-flop, flooding in China, First Lady meets the Queen

July 27 Photo Brief: German belly-flop, flooding in China, First Lady meets the Queen

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US First Lady Michelle Obama and meets Queen Elizabeth II, rescuers pile sandbags in flood-swept Beijing, hot temperatures continue, while Germans flock to the swimming pool in today’s daily brief.

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July 26 Photo Brief: Chincoteague pony swim, Bhopal victims stage own Olympics, deadly rains in Beijing

July 26 Photo Brief: Chincoteague pony swim, Bhopal victims stage own Olympics, deadly rains in Beijing

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Chincoteague pony swim, victims of the 1984 Bhopal disaster stage “Special Olympics” to protest London 2012 sponsor, death toll and damage in aftermath of Beijing flood, and more in today’s daily brief.
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July 25 Photo Brief: Protesters clash with police in Anaheim, Bollywood’s first superstar, Urban beekeepers

July 25 Photo Brief: Protesters clash with police in Anaheim, Bollywood’s first superstar, Urban beekeepers

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Protesters clash with police in Anaheim over the fatal shooting of Manuel Angel Diaz, Bollywood’s “first superstar” passes away, urban beekeepers in Austria, and more in today’s daily brief.
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July 23 Photo Brief: Penn State hit with harsh penalties from NCAA, Colorado movie theater shooter makes first court appearance

July 23 Photo Brief: Penn State hit with harsh penalties from NCAA, Colorado movie theater shooter makes first court appearance

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James Eagan Holmes, accused Colorado movie theater shooter makes first court appearance, Penn State receives harsh penalties from the NCAA — including a $60 million fine and four-year bowl ban in aftermath of Jerry Sandusky scandal, and more in today’s daily brief.
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July 17 Photo Brief:The President and an Orangutan both get a kiss

July 17 Photo Brief:The President and an Orangutan both get a kiss

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An Orangutan gets a birthday kiss, a deadly shooting in Toronto kills two, strange Tiger golf fans in Britain and more in today’s daily brief.

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