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07/01/2010

Editor's Choice: July 1, 2010.

Here's a look at the best in photojournalism from around the world on July 1, 2010.

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Canadian Governor General Michaelle Jean (L) smiles as she arrives for a visit of the Canadian pavilion at the World expo 2010 in Shanghai on July 1, 2010.  Michaelle Jean visited the Canadian pavilion on the occasion of the Canada Day.  AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE LOPEZ


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A passenger stands in front of a real estate advertisement as he waits for his train outside a railway station in Shenzhen, Guangdong province June 30, 2010. Picture taken June 30, 2010. REUTERS/Joe Tan


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Painted cyclists are pictured on the facade of a building in center Rotterdam on early July 1, 2010. The 97th edition of the Tour de France cycling race will start in two days in Rotterdam, the biggest European port.  AFP PHOTO / JOEL SAGET


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Liverpool Football Club's new manager, Roy Hodgson, poses for photographers with a team scarf, at their Anfield stadium in Liverpool, northwest England on July 1, 2010.  Hodgson was announced Thursday as the club's new manager, replacing Rafael Benitez who left in June.    AFP PHOTO/ Andrew Yates


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An information chart is prepared for David Lehman, managing director of Goldman Sachs Group Inc., before the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission hearing on the Role of Derivatives in the Financial Crisis on Capitol Hill in Washington July 1, 2010. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas 


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French photographer Francois-Marie Banier draws during a break in the hearing at Nanterre courthouse near Paris July 1, 2010. Banier stands accused of extorting gifts worth 1 billion euros ($1.5 billion) from Liliane Bettencourt, elderly heiress to the L'Oreal fortune. A court is scheduled to examine complaints by Francoise Bettencourt-Meyers, Bettencourt's daughter, that Banier took advantage of her mother.  REUTERS/Benoit Tessier


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14 days old giraffe calf "Manya", left, inspects the  enclose with the family, at  the zoo in Cologne, Germany, on Thursday, July 1, 2010. (AP  Photo/dapd/Hermann J. Knippertz)


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An Iraqi woman called In Am Sayad Mahmoud mourns on July 1, 2010 in Dresden, eastern Germany, during the inauguration of a plaque commemorating a pregnant headscarved Egyptian woman whose brutal murder in a German court shocked the Muslim world.      AFP PHOTO    ROBERT MICHAEL


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A Hong Kong colonial flag is left by protesters in the annual pro-democracy march demanding universal suffrage in a down town Hong Kong street Thursday, July 1, 2010. The pro-democracy camp's annual July 1 march is supposed to demonstrate unity on the anniversary of the former British colony's reversion to Chinese rule. It began in 2003 when 500,000 hit the streets to protest a national security bill that many viewed as draconian. The Hong Kong government was forced to shelve the bill. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)


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Protesters occupy an open space at the Government Headquarters after a pro-democracy march in Hong Kong July 1, 2010. Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters marched for democracy on Thursday, with many accusing the opposition Democratic Party of betrayal for backing an electoral reform bill they dismiss as a sell-out. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu


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Sadhus, or Hindu holy men, look on at the registration center for the annual Amarnath pilgrimage in Jammu, India, Thursday, July 1, 2010. Thousand of Hindu pilgrims trekked to the Amarnath shrine, an icy stalagmite in a mountain cave 4,115 meters (13,500 feet) above sea level, through the curfew-bound areas of the Indian portion of Kashmir on Thursday, within days of street battles between Kashmiri protesters and government forces rocking the troubled region. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)


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A labourer sits awaiting work along a street median as vehicles pass in Karachi's Fish Harbour July 1, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro


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A sign that reads "strike 24 hours" is seen in a metro station as people, background, wait for the subway in Madrid, Spain,  on Thursday, July 1, 2010. After two days without subway service, metro workers continued their walkout Thursday, although they say they will comply with the legal obligation to run half the trains scheduled.(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

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A customer looks at new toilets and wash basins being sold on the side of the road in Colombo, July 1, 2010.  The government has said they have attained a middle income economy with per capita income rising from $1,062 in 2004 to $2,053 in 2009 with an annual growth rate of 6 percent during the past five years. Sri Lanka presented its long-awaited 2010 budget in late June, aiming to cut its deficit and position its perennially underperforming economy to take maximum advantage of post-war optimism and opportunity. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds


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Thai farmers gather rice seedlings as they prepare to plant a rice crop near Mae Sariang, Thailand, Thursday, July 1, 2010.  Rice has been the food stable for Thai people for centuries and plays a crucial role in the essence of their culture.  The rice planting season usually begins in May but varies in each region.  (AP Photo/David Longstreath)


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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 01:  Workers prepare the world's largest ballpool, which will contain 15,000 footballs, outside City Hall on July 1, 2010 in London, England. The ballpool has been created by BT to promote the availability of the sports channels Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 2 via a subscription service. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)


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A worker wears protective gear as he uses a rake to collect oil globs that were washing ashore from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on July 1, 2010 in Biloxi, Mississippi. Hurricane Alex produced high winds and rough seas, hindering the continued efforts to contain the oil spill from the Deepwater Horizon rig. Millions of gallons of oil have spilled into the Gulf since the April 20 explosion on the drilling platform.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)


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Men wearing Canadian flags watch a road hockey game between teams from the Toronto Dominion bank and Royal Bank of Canada during a Canada Day event at Trafalgar Square in London July 1, 2010. The National Gallery can be seen in the background.REUTERS/Chris Helgren  


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A Chinese woman, holding her puppies, laughs with a neighbor, unseen, while standing next to her home in a Hutong, or a traditional alleyway of Beijing, Thursday, July 1, 2010. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

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