A little girl in Sochi, Russia, reacts Thursday, July 5, 2007, as thousands of spectators burst into cheers and applause celebrating Sochi's selection as the host city of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Fireworks boomed in the sky to celebrate the decision to award Sochi the Games on Thursday, as Russians nationwide exulted in the chance to host their first Olympics in 34 years.
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Beating The Heat
Wyatt Myers, 8, of Cottonwood Heights, Utah, cools off in the mist while walking along the Strip in Las Vegas. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning until midnight Thursday for most of southern Nevada as a heat wave sizzling across the West showed little sign of letting up.
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A Pakistani radical Islamic student looks from within a police van after surrendering to authorities near The Red Mosque in Islamabad, Thursday, July 5, 2007. The leader of a radical Pakistani mosque was arrested while trying to flee in a woman's burqa as security forces stepped up pressure on a few hundred hardcore followers still holed up inside.
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With the Bavarian mountains as a backdrop, a kite surfer soars above the waves of Lake Chiemsee near the village of Chieming, southern Germany, Thursday, July 5, 2007, benefiting from the high winds that prevailed over the area.
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Ducking For Cover
Palestinian children run for cover during an Israeli military incursion into the al-Burij refugee camp in the center of the Gaza Strip, Thursday, July 5, 2007. Israeli troops killed seven Palestinians after ground troops pushed into Gaza backed by air power, stepping up the pressure on the Hamas-run enclave.
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Levi Leipheimer of the U.S., leader of the Discovery Channel team, adjusts his saddle before a training session prior to the 94th edition of the Tour de France cycling race, in the countryside north east of London, Thursday, July 5, 2007. The race starts on Saturday from London with a prologue, a 4.9-mile individual time trial.
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Workers take shelter from monsoon rains inside concrete pipes meant for sewerage lines in Calcutta, India, Thursday, July 5, 2007. Life in the rain-hit metropolis and its adjoining districts is limping back to normalcy as water receded from different inundated areas, although some pockets still remained waterlogged.
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Eye Of The Tiger
A photo released Thursday, July 5, 2007, by the Chicago Zoological Society's Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Ill., shows two Amur tiger cubs born at the zoo May 25, 2007. The cubs, a male, left, and female, are seen on June 21, both weighed approximately 2 pounds at birth and currently reside in an indoor, off-exhibit den They will not be on exhibit until they are at least 4 months old.