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Two porcelain dolls found on doorsteps of residences in the Talega community of San Clemente, California are seen in this photo provided by the Orange County Sheriff's Department. Police said they were investigating as many as eight homes that have had porcelain dolls left on their doorsteps over the past week. Homeowners claimed the dolls bear a resemblance to their own daughtersReuters
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Allie Shaughnessy, dressed as Marvel Comics character Mystique, attends Comic-Con 2014 in San Diego, CaliforniaReuters
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Circus performers pose at London Wonderground at the Southbank Centre. From left to right: Zoe L'Amore, Missy Macabre, The Lizard Man, Danik Abishev, Heather Holliday, The Space CowboyGetty
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Malaysia's Wong Poh San performs with the clubs during the women's rhythmic gymnastics team competition at the Commonwealth Games in GlasgowReuters
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Ross Murdoch of Scotland reacts with shock after winning the gold medal in the men's 200m breaststroke final at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games – beating fellow Scot and favourite Michael JamiesonGetty
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Conor Munn from Northern Ireland prepares for the men's 50m butterfly heats during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in GlasgowReuters
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Race leader Vincenzo Nibali pushes a spectator away as he cycles to win the 145.5km 18th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Pau and Hautacam in FranceReuters
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Ronald Visee holds a Dutch flag flying at half-mast as a hearse carrying the remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 plane disaster travels to HilversumReuters
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Thousands of Indonesian motorists wait to board a ferry at Merak port in western Java island before dawn, to make the sea crossing to Sumatra ahead of the Muslim festivities of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan. Indonesia is the world's most populous Musilm nationAFP
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Kuwaiti men and women, separated by a wall, pray at the Grand Mosque in Kuwait City during "Lailat al-Qadr" (Night of Destiny) which falls on the 27th day of the holy fasting month of RamadanAFP
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Afghan men make special sweets in preparation for Eid al-Fitr, the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, in KabulReuters
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Israeli security officers take position as Palestinian protesters marching against Israel's military offensive in the Gaza Strip clash with Israeli soldiers and border police at the Israeli Qalandiya checkpoint between Jerusalem and RamallahAFP
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Palestinians run past a fire following what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike on a building in Gaza CityReuters
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A news photographer works outside the northern Gaza StripReuters
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People walk through the rubble of the Prophet Younis Mosque in Mosul, Iraq, after it was destroyed in a bomb attack by Isis militantsReuters
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A diver swims near replicas of amphoras in the Historical Underwater Park in Mali Losinj, CroatiaReuters
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A bolt of lightning strikes a skyscraper in Tokyo at duskReuters
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A tiny black-capped squirrel monkey baby clings to its mother at London Zoo's Meet the Monkeys exhibitZSL London Zoo