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Editor's Choice: July 25, 2010

Some images that caught my fancy, today.

-Mike Kelly, Toronto Star Picture Editor

Editor001 Buster, a four-month-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel chases some bubbles as the 22nd Beaches Jazz festival winds up at Kew Gardens at the main stage bandshell in Toronto.   TORONTO STAR/STEVE RUSSELL

Editor002In this Saturday, July 24, 2010, photo a Russian seaman look out of a porthole of his ship anchored in the Ukrainian Black Sea port and the main base of the Russian Black Sea Fleet of Sevastopol.  The sailor cap ribbon reads: Black Sea Fleet. Russia celebrates Navy Day, which is traditionally marked on the last Sunday of July. (AP Photo)

Editor003Bride Yulia Tagil sits on the backseat of a motorcycle as her groom waves from another motorcylce as they arrive to their alternative wedding ceremony, on July 25, 2010 at a square in Tel Aviv, Israel. Tagil and her husband, Stas Granin, held the public wedding to protest the Jewish guidelines stating that the only way for Jews to marry by law is through the standards set by the Chief Rabbinate.  Uriel Sinai/Getty Images

Editor004 Some of 160 alphorn players perform during the 9th international alphorn festival in Nendaz, south western Switzerland, Sunday, July 25, 2010. AP Photo/Keystone/Laurent Gillieron

Editor005 A firefighter looks at a fire burning in a pine forest in Sausset les pins, near Marseille in southern France, July 25, 2010. Fanned by strong winds, the blaze swept through 900 hectares of pine forest and scrubland in the Marseille region. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier 

Editor006 Livleen 3 looks out a window of their home as Sukhpreet is seen behind with her son, Jasjot 5.At a time when many young Sikh men are cutting their hair in a desperate bid to assimilate, a small, but growing number of Sikh women in the greater Toronto area wear the turban, bucking the trend. Sukhpreet Kaur is one them. This 28-year-old mother's 3-yr-old daughter, Livleen,  also wears the turban as does her son, Jasjot, 5.  Richard Lautens/Toronto Star

Editor007 Positions of victims 14 and 15 of a deadly stampede are marked on the street between two tunnels in Duisburg July 25, 2010. At least 19 people were killed in a stampede at the "Love Parade" techno music festival in the western German city on Saturday, after overcrowding at an entrance gate sparked a stampede, police said. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

Editor008 People react at the tunnel where revellers were crushed during a stampede near the Love Parade festival in Duisburg July 25, 2010. A stampede killed at least 19 people after mass panic broke out in a tunnel at a "Love Parade" techno music festival in Germany on Saturday. Overcrowding at the entrance tunnel to a former freight rail station where the event was being held sparked the stampede and then a crush among the mainly young festival-goers, police said.  REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Editor009A voodoo believer swims in a mud pool during a mass ritual at the Plain Du Nord Festival July 24, 2010. Thousands of believers sacrifice animals and pray in mud pools during the festival to ask the voodoo spirits and the dead for help with money, the future and children. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Editor010 A voodoo believer prays inside a church during a religious ceremony to clean their souls at the town of Limonade, in a zone known as Borde du mer, Cap Haitien July 25, 2010. Thousands of believers sacrifice animals and pray in mud pools during the festival to ask the voodoo spirits and the dead for help with money, the future and children. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz


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