Water sprays as Frauke Sievert, right, and Andrea Liedtke throw their wet hair back while they refresh in a sea in Bremen, northern Germany, Monday, July 16, 2007. Temperatures rose up to 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit) in Germany.
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Smoke billows from a fire that broke out in forests of Mt Hymettus outside Athens on July 16, 2007. Seen in the foreground are Athens suburbs Kaisariani and Kareas, above the Panathenaic stadium in Athens, which hosted the first Olympic Games in 1896.
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Quake Rocks Japan
National highway is cut off following a powerful quake in Nagaoka, northwestern Japan, Monday, July 16, 2007. A 6.7-magnitude earthquake rocked Japan's northwest coast on Monday, and media reports said at least five people were killed and more than 500 injured. The area was plagued by a series of aftershocks, the strongest of which was magnitude 5.8.
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An American Special Forces instructor inspects a line of Iraqi Army soldiers before an advanced combat class July 16, 2007, at a base near Baqouba in the Diyala province of Iraq. A group of some 60 Iraqi army soldiers began their first day of training with Iraqi instructors and American supervisors, as part of three intense weeks of weapons training, urban anti-insurgency tactics and physical endurance tests.
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A countdown clock in the window of a Barnes & Noble bookstore shows the time remaining to the release of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," Monday, July 16, 2007, in New York. The seventh and final book in the Harry Potter series will go on sale in four days just after midnight this Saturday.
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Making His Move
President Bush walks out to deliver remarks on the Israeli-Palestinian Issues, Monday, July 16, 2007, in the Cross Hall of the White House in Washington. The president, taking on a more active role in the Mideast conflict, is offering new financial support to embattled Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' government.