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COOLEST PIX OF 2013 WEEK 28

And again another week passed by. Good things, but also a couple of bad things dominated the news last week. And the news in pictures can be seen in this gallery.

Coolest Pix of 2013 Week 28

Wreckage of Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 that crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport is seen in San Francisco. ROBERT GALBRAITH/REUTERS

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Rescue officials stand near an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 plane after it crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport in California. JED JACOBSOHN/REUTERS

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Visitors watch water gushing from the section of the Xiaolangdi Reservoir on the Yellow River, during a sand-washing operation in Jiyuan. CHINA DAILY/REUTERS

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A firefighter works on the scene of a train derailment in Lac Megantic. CHRISTINNE MUSCHI/REUTERS

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The snow-covered Popocatepetl volcano spews a cloud of steam high into the air in Puebla. STRINGER/MEXICO/REUTERS

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Emirates Team New Zealand sails on San Francisco Bay during the round robin one yacht races of the Luis Vuitton Cup challenger series in the 34th America’s Cup in San Francisco. ROBERT GALBRAITH/REUTERS

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Police and rescue workers search for survivors trapped under the debris at the site of a collapsed building in Hyderabad. STRINGER/INDIA/REUTERS

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A cow chasing revellers jumps into the sea during the Bous a la Mar festival in the eastern Spanish coastal town of Denia. HEINO KALIS/REUTERS

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Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 is engulfed on the tarmac after crash landing at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco. Eugene Anthony Rah/REUTERS

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An excavator removes the carcass of an elephant from a paddy field after it was electrocuted at Keribakori village. STRINGER/INDIA/REUTERS

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A firefighter stands close to the remains of a train wreckage in Lac Megantic. MATHIEU BELANGER/REUTERS

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A boy, whose family fled military operations in the western tribal area, walks outside his mud house in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad. ZOHRA BENSEMRA/REUTERS

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The town burns following a train derailment and explosion in Lac Megantic Quebec. Jean Gauthier/REUTERS

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Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force’s 1st Airborne Brigade soldier parachutes from CH-47 helicopter during their military drill at Higashifuji training field in Susono. ISSEI KATO/REUTERS

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Employees climb up an electricity pylon next to a windmill to carry on a routine inspection at a wind power plant in Mingguang. CHINA DAILY/REUTERS

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Students of the Jiangshan Middle School light candles to form a heart shape and initials, of the victims Yang and Wang of the Asiana Airlines crash, in Quzhou. CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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Men gather at the site of an explosion in Beirut’s southern suburbs. STRINGER/REUTERS

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Firefighters work to extinguish a fire at a residential building in Manila. ROMEO RANOCO/REUTERS

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People walk through rubble in the old city of Aleppo. MUZAFFAR SALMAN/REUTERS

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A vendor takes a nap at his makeshift stall as bees crawl on a slice of watermelon on display in Karachi. ATHAR HUSSAIN/REUTERS

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A NASA satellite photo shows the fire following a train derailment and explosion in Lac-Megantic Quebec. NASA/REUTERS

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A boy jumps into the water to cool off with his friends on a hot day in Dinh Bang village. KHAM/REUTERS

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Boy runs in front of a toy bull during the Encierro Txiki on the fourth day of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona. ELOY ALONSO/REUTERS

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Glenn Greenwald, the blogger and journalist who broke the U.S. NSA surveillance scandal, uses his laptop before an exclusive interview with Reuters in Rio de Janeiro. SERGIO MORAES/REUTERS

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U.S. Army combat medic Shawn Aiken lies down during his EKG appointment at the VA Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. IVAN PIERRE AGUIRRE/REUTERS

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A woman hugs a boy during a memorial for the members of the Prescott Fire Department’s Granite Mountain Hotshots in Prescott Valley, Arizona. JOSHUA LOTT/REUTERS

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British Airways Oneworld jumbo jet lands near the charred remains of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 on the runway at San Francisco Airport International Airport. JED JACOBSOHN/REUTERS

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Hunnam and Kikuchi fist bump as they greet each other at the premiere of Pacific Rim at Dolby theatre in Hollywood. MARIO ANZUONI/REUTERS

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A resident of The Light of The World rehabilitation centre for heroin addicts shows traces on his neck from a traditional healing method for a fever in Myitkyina. DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS

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Hindu devotees take part in the annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession, in Ahmedabad. AMIT DAVE/REUTERS

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Handout of members of investigative team from POW/MIA Accounting Command waiting for helicopter at site at Colony Glacier. HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A microphone is concealed inside an artificial cherry placed in a martini glass at the ‘Top Secret’ Spy Museum in Oberhausen. INA FASSBENDER/REUTERS

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Rohingya Muslim illegal immigrants pray at the Immigration Detention Centre during Ramadan in Kanchanaburi. STRINGER/THAILAND/REUTERS

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Hindu devotees pull the Rath during the annual Rath Yatra in New Delhi. ADNAN ABIDI/REUTERS

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Las Vegas Strip casinos are shown in the foreground as smoke from the Carpenter 1 wildfire billows from the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area (commonly referred to as Mount Charleston) about 25 miles northwest of Las Vegas. LEILA NAVIDI/REUTERS

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Lew delivers remarks with Wang at the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue in Washington. JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS

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People try out Bicycle Carousel from the late 19th century during a media preview of Fete Paradiso in New York Harbor. MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS

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Students clash with riot police during demonstration against government to demand changes in public state education system in Valparaiso city. Eliseo Fernandez/REUTERS

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An aerial view of Popocatepetl volcano as it spews a cloud of ash and steam 2 km (1.2 miles) high into the air, in the outskirts of Puebla. HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Man looks at graffiti in Sao Paulo. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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Police officers remove activists from PAH occupying a Banco Popular bank office in Barcelona. ALBERT GEA/REUTERS

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Carrier and her partner Fortier pose in their backyard, as article reporting them as missing is seen, in Quebec newspaper, in the aftermath of a deadly blast from a train derailment in Lac-Megantic, Quebec. CHRISTINNE MUSCHI/REUTERS

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A diver holds his mask on a small boat on Yangon River after searching for coal and iron from sunken ships. DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS

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A farmer carries rice seedlings at a paddy field on the outskirts of Phnom Penh. SAMRANG PRING/REUTERS

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An excavator moves villagers away from a flooded area during heavy rainfall in Yingxiu. CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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A general view of the large former monitoring base of the U.S. intelligence organization National Security Agency (NSA) during break of dawn in Bad Aibling. MICHAEL DALDER/REUTERS

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South American sea lion cub Alida shouts to its mother Kelo at ‘Tiergarten Schoenbrunn’ Zoo in Vienna. LEONHARD FOEGER/REUTERS

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Lines of cars are pictured during a rush hour traffic jam on Guomao Bridge in Beijing. JASON LEE/REUTERS

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A Canadian flag flies at half-mast on the Peace Tower in memory of the victims of the fatal train disaster in Lac-Megantic, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. CHRIS WATTIE/REUTERS

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A worker pushes motorsport racing tyres stocked in the Michelin tyre company’s factory in Clermont-Ferrand, central France. REGIS DUVIGNAU/REUTERS

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A flight attendant who was on Asiana Airlines flight 214 cries while attending a news conference at Incheon Airport. KIM HONG-JI/REUTERS

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A Muslim woman prays after iftar meal on first day of Ramadan in India at Jama Masjid in Delhi. AHMAD MASOOD/REUTERS

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A competitors jumps into the water to swim from Asia to Europe during the annual Bosphorus Cross-Continental swimming competition in Istanbul. STRINGER/TURKEY/REUTERS

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German fan Senft reacts as the pack of riders cycles during the twelfth 218km stage of the centenary Tour de France cycling race from Fougeres to Tours. ERIC GAILLARD/REUTERS

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BASE jumper Murzajev of Russia backflips as he leaps before opening his parachute during Tallinn TV Tower B.A.S.E. Boogie 2013 event. INTS KALNINS/REUTERS

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Guests at Nokia’s unveiling of its new Lumia 1020 smartphone use the new phone’s 41-megapixel camera with a grip in New York. SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS

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A bull leans on a barrier as an assistant bullfighter stands back during the fifth bullfight of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona. SUSANA VERA/REUTERS

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A demonstrator is detained during clash with riot policemen during national strike in Santiago. STRINGER/CHILE/REUTERS

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth visits the Coronation Festival in the garden of Buckingham Palace in central London. STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS

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A construction worker walks on a crane at a site for a new business building in Beijing. KIM KYUNG-HOON/REUTERS

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Frontier soldiers look up at the swell, as they carry out a check of a seawall, as Typhoon Soulik approaches in Wenling. CHINA DAILY/REUTERS

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A runner gets gored by a bull during the sixth running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona. SUSANA VERA/REUTERS

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A Nepalese Muslim boy offers Friday prayers during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Kathmandu. NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS

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Employees of a commercial building watch as riot police clash with demonstrators during the National Day of Strikes, Stoppages and Protests in downtown Rio de Janeiro. STRINGER/BRAZIL/REUTERS

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People sit on a makeshift raft made with a bag of plastic bottles on a flooded street in Jintang county. CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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Tourists pose in front of a bronze statue of the late kung fu legend Bruce Lee on the waterfront facing Hong Kong island. BOBBY YIP/REUTERS

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Jack Rigby watches as the coffin of his father, Fusilier Lee Rigby, is carried by members of his regiment after his funeral service at the parish church in Bury, northern England. NIGEL RODDIS/REUTERS

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A Repetto’s pointe shoe for ballet dancers is pictured at the production workshop in the factory in Saint-Medard d’Excideuil, southwestern France. REGIS DUVIGNAU/REUTERS

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Supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mursi perform weekly Friday prayers in Cairo. LOUAFI LARBI/REUTERS

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A woman checks her mobile phone as she receives treatment for cervical spondylosis at a hospital in Jiaxing. WILLIAM HONG/REUTERS

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People carry a wounded man from the scene of an explosion in Mogadishu. OMAR FARUK/REUTERS

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An employee sleeps in the record section room of the Central Telegraph Office in Mumbai. DANISH SIDDIQUI/REUTERS

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An employee works on Le Slip Francais men’s underwear samples in a workshop of the Moulin Neuf textile company in Saint-Antoine-Cumond, southwestern France. REGIS DUVIGNAU/REUTERS

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A woman rests in a garden near the Eiffel Tower in Paris. GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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NASA handout image shows Mars rover Curiosity. NASA/REUTERS

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Belgian Mahinur Ozdemir, wearing an Islamic headscarf, addresses the plenary session of the Brussels Parliament. FRANCOIS LENOIR/REUTERS

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Emergency crew surrounds a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, operated by Ethiopian Airlines, which caught fire at Britain’s Heathrow airport. REUTERS TV/REUTERS

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A fireman and a rescue worker evacuate an injured man after an intercity train accident at the Bretigny-sur-Orge train station near Paris. BENOIT TESSIER/REUTERS

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Free Syrian Army fighters move through a hole in a wall inside a building in Aleppo’s Salaheddine neighborhood. MUZAFFAR SALMAN/REUTERS

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French President Hollande is surrounded by victims and rescue workers during a visit on the site of an intercity train accident at the Bretigny-sur-Orge train station near Paris. POOL/REUTERS

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Spanish bullfighter Padilla performs a pass to a bull on his knees during the sixth bullfight of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona. SUSANA VERA/REUTERS

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Rescue workers stand next to the wreckage of a derailed intercity train at the Bretigny-sur-Orge station near Paris. GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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A Free Syrian Army fighter takes up a position as he uses a mirror to look out for snipers loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo’s Salaheddine neighborhood,. MUZAFFAR SALMAN/REUTERS

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Supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mursi pray next to picture during protest in Cairo. SUHAIB SALEM/REUTERS

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People assist a woman injured in an explosion in Mogadishu. OMAR FARUK/REUTERS

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A participant flips a calf in the tie-down roping event during the 101st Calgary Stampede rodeo in Calgary. TODD KOROL/REUTERS

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Malala Yousafzai stands next to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at U.N. headquarters in New York. BRENDAN MCDERMID/REUTERS

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Loyalists climb onto police vehicles during a clash with police in Woodvale Road area of North Belfast. CATHAL MCNAUGHTON/REUTERS

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Instructor Heldt of the BCIT Aerospace Technology Campus throws a paper airplane he made at Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, British Columbia. ANDY CLARK/REUTERS

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Texas state Democratic Senators West, Davis and Whitmire encourage abortion rights activists rallying in the rotunda of the State Capitol in Austin, Texas. MIKE STONE/REUTERS

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Firefighters try to extinguish a fire that broke out on the third floor of a warehouse in downtown Panama City. CARLOS JASSO/REUTERS

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Members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mursi hold a banner with his picture as they gather at the Rabaa Adawiya square, in Cairo. MOHAMED ABD EL GHANY/REUTERS

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Abortion rights activist is removed from the Senate gallery after causing a disruption during a meeting of the state Senate in Austin, Texas. MIKE STONE/REUTERS

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People wearing ponchos walk along a flooded river near Sioulang Bridge, as Typhoon Soulik hits New Taipei City. PICHI CHUANG/REUTERS

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Monks take part in a mass ordination ceremony for Buddhist Lent at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple in Pathum Thani province, north of Bangkok. ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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Members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mursi hold up masks of him as they gather at the Rabaa Adawiya square, in Cairo. MOHAMED ABD EL GHANY/REUTERS

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Frontier soldier helps man move away from waves ahead of Typhoon Soulik in Wenzhou. CHINA DAILY/REUTERS

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A Fuente Ymbro fighting bull falls during the seventh running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona. SUSANA VERA/REUTERS

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House is seen damaged after landslide in Aba Tibetan a

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