No major world event stood out this week, so there’s something of everything in this Coolest Pix selection.

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Muslims offer their prayers in a roadside market outside a mosque on the second Friday of Ramadan in Kolkata August 12, 2011. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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Heads of pigs are placed at the entrance of a warehouse of Belgian supermarket group Delhaize in Zellik, near Brussels, August 12, 2011. Belgian pig farmers from Veva, the Belgium's Flemish association of pig farmers, are demanding an increase of prices Delhaize proposed to offer for pork. REUTERS/Yves Herman

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A worker cuts steel bars inside a factory on the outskirts of the southern Indian city of Hyderabad August 12, 2011. India's industrial output expanded above forecasts in June helped by strong capital goods production, confirming resilience in Asia's third-largest economy and supporting the case for the Reserve Bank to persist with its battle against high inflation. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder

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A man wades through the flooded banks of the Tawi river after recovering his belongings, outside his submerged house in Jammu August 12, 2011. Heavy rains triggered floods in the Tawi, local media reported. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

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Yamaha MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo of Spain grimaces before a free practice session of the Czech Grand Prix in Brno August 12, 2011. REUTERS/David W Cerny

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Space Shuttle Discovery (R) awaits its turn to approach shuttle Endeavour outside Orbiter Processing Facility-3 (OPF-3) at the Kennedy Space Center in this NASA handout photo dated August 11, 2011. Discovery, which temporarily was being stored in the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB), is switching places with Endeavour, which has been undergoing decommissioning in OPF-1. Discovery will be rolled into OPF-1 and Endeavour into the VAB. Discovery will undergo further preparations for public display at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia. Endeavour will be stored in the VAB until October when it will be moved into OPF-2 for further work to get it ready for public display at the California Science Center in Los Angeles. REUTERS/NASA/Frankie Martin/Handout

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Performers take part in the opening ceremony of the 26th Universiade games at Shenzhen Bay Sports Center in Shenzhen, Guangdong province August 12, 2011. REUTERS/China Daily

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Stafford Blake from Peckham writes a message to put on a looted storefront in Peckham, southeast London, August 12, 2011. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

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A tie hangs from an empty chair on a trader desk after the end of a trading day at the Frankfurt stock exchange August 12, 2011. REUTERS/Alex Domanski

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Young girls run on a viewing platform at Tiefenbachkogl mountain (3309 meters) above Mittelbergferner Glacier in the Oetztal Alps in the Austrian province of Tyrol August 12, 2011. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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A photograph of the fossil of a 78-million-year-old, 15.4-foot-long adult Polycotylus latippinus, one of the giant, carnivorous, four-flippered reptiles known as plesiosaurs that lived during the Mesozoic Era is shown in this publicity photo released to Reuters August 12, 2011. A paper published in the journal Science Friday states that the bones in the creatures abdomen are evidence of a fetus and that this species produced offspring through live birth. REUTERS/Natural History Museum of Los Angeles/Handout

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U.S. Republican presidential candidate and Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann waves as she departs the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa August 12, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Acker

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An airplane, landing at Boston Logan Airport, is silhouetted against the full moon in Boston, Massachusetts August 12, 2011. REUTERS/John Cetrino

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Inductee Dennis Rodman acknowledges the crowd after delivering his acceptance speech during the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2011 Enshrinement Ceremony in Springfield, Massachusetts August 12, 2011. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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A soldier looks into an incomplete drug tunnel, which has its entrance hidden in a house under construction, in Tijuana August 12, 2011. The army located the tunnel, which is approximately 298m long, one metre wide and 1.8m high, in the city of Tijuana, which shares a border with the U.S.. Ten people, including a woman, were captured by the army in connection with the tunnel's construction, according to local media. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes

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A farmer talks to his daughter in his wooden shed amid a vegetable farm on the outskirts of Hefei, Anhui province August 12, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

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A meteor streaks past stars in the night sky over the village of Kuklici, known for its hundreds of naturally formed stones which resemble human beings, near Kratovo, 80 km (49 miles) east from the capital Skopje, August 13, 2011. The Perseid meteor shower is sparked every August when the Earth passes through a stream of space debris left by comet Swift-Tuttle. Picture taken using a long exposure. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

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A woman wearing a see-through garment takes part in a SlutWalk rally against sexual abuse and inequality in central Berlin, August 13, 2011. SlutWalk is protest movement that attract thousands of people in various cities who rally to denote sexual inequality in general and, in particular, the injustice of blaming the victim rather than the rapist or abuser, the organisers said during speeches at the rally. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

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A monk eats in a park during a religious gathering in central Oviedo August 13, 2011. Up to a million pilgrims are expected to attend the week-long event from August 16 to 21, according to the organizers, with the highlight being the Pope's August 18 to 21 visit to Madrid. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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A girl poses a she makes her way through the streets of Zurich during the 20th Street Parade, an annual dance music parade, August 13, 2011. The Street Parade, the most attended techno parade in Europe, was expected to gather up to 900000 participants for it's 20th edition. REUTERS/Valentin Flauraud

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A Palestinian man reads the Koran in al-Aqsa Mosque, on the compound known to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem's Old City during the holy month of Ramadan August 13, 2011. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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Oracle 4 of the U.S. (L) and Artemis Racing of Sweden sail during the America's Cup Match Race Championships in Cascais August 13, 2011. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

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New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter looks at a stainless steel sculpture presented by his teammates as he is honored for his recent 3000th hit, in ceremonies before their MLB American League baseball game with the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium in New York August 13, 2011. REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine

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Concertgoers and emergency personnel hold up stage rigging after it collapsed minutes before a concert by Sugarland at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis August 13, 2011. Four people were killed and at least 40 people were hurt when the stage collapsed in windy weather at the fair on Saturday, just minutes before country music duo Sugarland was set to perform. REUTERS/Steve Baker

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A man, with his face painted depicting the colours of the Pakistan national flag, attends a ceremony to mark the country's Independence Day at the Wagah border crossing with India on the outskirts of Lahore August 14, 2011. Pakistan gained independence from British rule in 1947. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza

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A man, injured by a bomb blast, awaits transport in the back of a police vehicle at the site of the attack in Dara Allah Yar, located in the Jaffarabad district of Balochistan province, August 14, 2011. A bomb ripped through the two-story building in Pakistan's restive southwest on Sunday, killing at least 11 people and wounding nearly 20, police said. REUTERS/Amir Hussain

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Pope Benedict XVI waves as he leads the Sunday angelus prayer from the balcony of his summer residence in Castelgandolfo in southern Rome August 14, 2011. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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Sri Lanka cricket fans watch the match during the second One Day International (ODI) cricket match between Sri Lanka and Australia in Hambantota August 14, 2011. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

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A heap of cars destroyed by the March 11earthquake and tsunami is seen at a devastated area in Rikuzentakata, north of Japan, August 14, 2011. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

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Two bulls fight in the village of Vlasinje, near Jajce, about 190 km (118 miles) from Sarajevo August 14, 2011. Thousands of Bosnians gathered to watch traditional illegal bullfights organised across the country. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

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FC Servette's Ishmael Yartey reacts after a missed opportunity during their Super League soccer match against Neuchatel Xamax in Neuchatel August 14, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

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Serena Williams of the U.S. holds the trophy after defeating Samantha Stosur of Australia during their finals match at the Rogers Cup women's tennis tournament in Toronto August 14, 2011. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is seen onboard a motor boat before visiting the Spaso-Preobrazhensky Valaam Monastery in Karelia, northwestern Russia August 14, 2011. Picture taken August 14, 2011. REUTERS/Alexsey Druginyn/RIA Novosti/Pool

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Boston Bruins Milan Lucic holds up the NHL Stanley Cup atop Grouse Mountain in North Vancouver, British Columbia August 14, 2011. Lucic brought the cup to his hometown of Vancouver after the Bruins defeated the Vancouver Canucks in the hockey championships in June. REUTERS/Andy Clark

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A boat with passengers crosses the Danube river at Sulina, 445 km (273 miles) east of Bucharest, where the Danube water flows into the Black Sea August 14, 2011. The Danube delta, which is one of the most biodiverse regions in Europe, is made up of various lakes and vast marshlands, featuring over 300 species of birds and 45 freshwater fish species. Picture taken August 14, 2011. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

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Villagers attempt to catch a chicken thrown by worshippers into a volcanic crater during the annual Kasada festival at Mount Bromo in Indonesia's East Java province August 15, 2011. Villagers and worshippers throw offerings such livestock and other crops into the volcanic crater of Mount Bromo to give thanks to the Hindu gods for ensuring their safety and prosperity. REUTERS/Dwi Oblo

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Men wearing traditional Bavarian clothes paddle over lake Staffelsee with a beer keg in their boat, while watching the so called 'Fischerstechen - fisherman joust' competition in Seehausen August 15, 2011. The traditional Fischerstechen, which took place for the first time in 1864, is celebrated annually on Assumption Day. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

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People ride a merry-go-round at a funfair in central London August 15, 2011. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

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An actor rides a horse during a reconstruction of the battle called the Miracle at the Vistula River (Cud nad Wisa), which was the decisive battle of the 1920 Polish-Soviet War, at Radom August 15, 2011. REUTERS/Marcin Kucewicz/Agencja Gazeta

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A moose shakes water from its face in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming August 7, 2011. Picture taken August 7, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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A police officer looks at the body of an unidentified man killed in Guatemala City, August 15, 2011. The man, about 45 years old, was shot from another vehicle on an avenue known as the Periferico, in Zone 7 of the city, according to the police. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

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U.S. President Barack Obama is pictured during a town hall-style event at Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, Iowa August 15, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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A hiker drinks from a water bottle in front of Heart Lake in the Red Mountains of Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming August 10, 2011. Picture taken August 10, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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Veteran Indian social activist Anna Hazare waves from a car after being detained by police in New Delhi August 16, 2011. Hazare was arrested by police on Tuesday to prevent him from launching a fast to the death to force the government to pass tougher anti-corruption laws. A police spokesman said he and four other people had been placed under preventative arrest, but have not yet been charged with any crime. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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Vehicles drive past as residents gather near burning oil tankers, used to carry fuel for NATO forces in Afghanistan, after they were hit by a bomb attack in the outskirts of Landikotal, northwest Pakistan August 16, 2011. A bomb blast destroyed four trucks carrying fuel for U.S.-led NATO forces in Afghanistan in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of Khyber late on Monday, local government officials said. REUTERS/Shahid Shinwari

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Belgian shrimp fisherman Maurius rides a carthorse to haul a net out of the sea after catching shrimps during low tide at the coast town of Oostduinkerke, August 16, 2011. At the end of the fishing, the fishermen and their mounts leave the water to empty the net and to put the contents into two wicker baskets fixed on each side of the horse. This traditional method of catching shrimps along the North Sea coast, which dates back to some 500 years, attracts tourists every summer. REUTERS/Yves Herman

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A pilgrim confesses at the confessional booths set up at Madrid's Retiro park on the first day of the World Youth Day meeting in Madrid August 16, 2011. Up to a million pilgrims are expected to attend the week-long event from August 16 to 21, according to the organizers, with the highlight being the Pope's August 18 to 21 visit. REUTERS/Andrea Comas

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Jockey Andrea Mari (front) of the Giraffa (Giraffe) parish races with his horse Fedora Saura to win the Palio race in Siena August 16, 2011. Almost every year without fail since the mid-1600s, 10 riders compete bareback on July 2 and August 16, around Siena's shell-shaped central square in a bid to win the Palio, a silk banner depicting the Madonna and child. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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Supporters of the Giraffa (Giraffe) parish celebrate after jockey Andrea Mari on horse Fedora Saura won the Palio race in Siena August 16, 2011. Almost every year without fail since the mid-1600s, 10 riders will compete bareback on July 2 and August 16, around Siena's shell-shaped central square in a bid to win the Palio, a silk banner depicting the Madonna and child. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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A police officer walks near dead bodies lying on a street facing the beach at the Mexican resort of Acapulco August 16, 2011. Two men were shot dead by unidentified gunmen, according to local media. REUTERS/Stringer

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Students take part in an antigravity yoga class at the Om Factory in New York August 16, 2011. Antigravity yoga makes use of hammocks to help practitioners gain greater flexibility, allowing for a wider range of yoga poses, according to the workshop's website. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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Visitors play Diablo III at an exhibition stand during the Gamescom 2011 fair in Cologne August 17, 2011. The Gamescom convention, Europe's largest video games trade fair, runs from August 17 to August 21. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender

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A fisherman looks for octopus on the seaside rocks, north of Lisbon, August 17, 2011. Portuguese public authorities announced on Wednesday, data showed unemployment dipped to 12.1 percent in the second quarter from 12.4 percent in the first. However, analysts warned it could still rise again through year-end.
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Anti-riot police officers use coloured water to disperse opposition supporters in the Kireka area on the outskirts of Kampala, August 17, 2011. Ugandan police fired teargas and water cannon to disperse opposition supporters who had gathered in a Kampala suburb on Wednesday to mourn people killed during demonstrations earlier this year, witnesses said. REUTERS/James Akena

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Russian Air Force Russkiye Vityazi (Russian Knights) and Strizhi (Swifts) display teams perform together during a demonstration flight at the MAKS International Aviation and Space Salon at Zhukovsky airport August 17, 2011. REUTERS/Nikolay Korchekov

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Women reach out to receive bread that were donated for Iftar, the evening meal for breaking fast, during the month of Ramadan, in Peshawar August 17, 2011. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz

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Children play in a fountain at sunset near the beach in Tel Aviv August 17, 2011. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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An employee works inside a small-scale locks manufacturing factory at Aligarh district in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh August 17, 2011. India's industrial output expanded above forecasts in June helped by strong capital goods production, confirming resilience in Asia's third-largest economy. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma

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Lightning is seen above buildings during a storm in central Shanghai August 18, 2011. REUTERS/Aly Song

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Pet bird Xiao Nuo pecks at the flash while perched on the lens of a camera during an interview by local media with its owner in Kunming, Yunnan province, August 18, 2011. The bird is attracted to cameras and will approach and investigate any cameras it sees, according to the owner. REUTERS/Wong Campion

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Local residents run away from waves by a tidal bore surging past a barrier onto a road on the bank of the Qiantang River in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province August 17, 2011. Qiantang river is one of the few places in the world where the tidal phenomenon occurs, when an incoming tide forms a wave that travels up a river against the direction of the river's current. The Chinese characters on the wall read A moment of carelessness, a lifetime of pain. REUTERS/China Daily

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A worker walks past a residential construction site as the sun sets behind construction cranes on the outskirts of Beijing August 18, 2011. China's annual housing inflation quickened in July for the second straight month this year, official data showed on Thursday, keeping up pressure on Beijing to rein in the red-hot property sector. REUTERS/Soo Hoo Zheyang

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A supporter of veteran Indian social activist Anna Hazare wearing a handcuff holds a portrait of Hazare as he attends a protest against corruption in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad August 18, 2011. Hazare won a bitter fight against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to hold a two-week public fast from Thursday, stepping up the pressure on the government to show a restive nation it can tackle rampant corruption. Hazare, a 74-year-old Gandhian-style campaigner, was arrested on Tuesday, hours ahead of a planned fast until death for tougher laws against graft, sparking nationwide protests and putting the government on the backfoot as he stayed in jail. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder

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Israeli security officers patrol at a roadblock near Tzihor junction, about 60km (37 miles) north of the Red Sea resort of Eilat, August 18, 2011. Gunmen killed seven people in southern Israel on Thursday in three attacks along the Egyptian border, drawing Israeli accusations that militants from Gaza were responsible and that Cairo's new rulers were losing their grip on a porous frontier. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

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A student shouts slogans through a plastic banner during a rally to demand changes in the public state education system in Santiago August 18, 2011. REUTERS/Victor Ruiz Caballero

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A volunteer looks at the wreckage of a tent which collapsed following a heavy storm at the Pukkelpop outdoor music festival near Hasselt, northern Belgium, August 18, 2011. Three people were killed after a storm ripped through a pop festival in Belgium on Thursday. A further 40 festival-goers were injured, seven of them seriously, when a brief burst of high winds and heavy rain flattened tents, uprooted trees, pulled the roof off a stage and brought down giant screens, officials said. REUTERS/Sebastien Pirlet

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Aiden Barnett, 2, plays in his family's trailer home at a Federal Emergency Management Agency temporary housing site in Joplin, Missouri August 18, 2011. Residents are still recovering and rebuilding from a devastating tornado that ripped through Joplin in late May, killing nearly 160 people and destroying more than 8,000 homes and other structures. Barnett and his parents were displaced by the tornado and had just received the keys to their temporary home. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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A dust storm surrounds high rise buildings in Phoenix, Arizona August 18, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

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Russian Air Force Su-27 Russkiye Vityazi (Russian Knights) jet fighters perform during the MAKS International Aviation and Space Salon in Zhukovsky, outside Moscow, August 19, 2011. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin