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    23 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

    Here are the most moving, sorrowful, and beautiful pictures from the past week.

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    A European Union flag with a hole cut in the middle, flies at half-mast outside a home in Knutsford Cheshire, after today's historic referendum in the United Kingdom. The results from the historic EU referendum has now been declared and the UK has voted to leave the European Union.

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    Supporters of the "Stronger In" campaign react as the results of the EU referendum are announced at the Royal Festival Hall in London.

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    Nigel Farage, the leader of the UK Independence Party, celebrates and poses for photographers as he leaves a "Leave.EU" organization party for the EU referendum in London.

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    People celebrate the summer solstice at the Kokino megalithic observatory, near the city of Kumanovo, Macedonia.

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    A baby boy who was born with his heart outside his chest lies on a bed at the Children's Hospital of Chongqing Medical University in Chongqing, China. The 110-day-old boy suffering from Pentalogy of Cantrell is scheduled to soon receive operations and treatment for his condition.

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    Flowers and tributes to MP Jo Cox are seen in Birstall, West Yorkshire. Cox was shot and killed in her constituency in northern England, British police said. She was a lawmaker for the opposition Labour Party, and had been attacked as she prepared to hold an advice surgery for constituents in Birstall.

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    A man touches a dead whale after it got stranded on the coast of Pesisir beach in Probolinggo, Indonesia.

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    Heavily-armed police stand outside a movie theater in Viernheim, Germany, where an armed man was reportedly inside. According to initial media reports he entered the cinema, fired a shot in the air and barricaded himself inside. The masked gunman was shot dead by Police after they stormed the cinema complex.

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    A riot police officer walks past a burning truck that was carrying chickens after clashes with protesters from the National Coordination of Education Workers, during a protest against President Enrique Pena Nieto's education reform in the town of Nochixtlan, Mexico.

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    Rory Arnold of Australia's Wallabies rugby team is seen bleeding during the International Test match between Australia and England at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

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    Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James celebrates with tears of joy after beating the Golden State Warriors in game seven of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California.

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    Seventeen-year-old Laura Hunter and her Highland Cow named Molly, prepare for the Royal Highland show in Edinburgh, Scotland. The 176th Royal Highland Show, one of the UK's premier agricultural shows, will run over four days and features thousands of exhibitors displaying the finest livestock and the latest specialist agricultural machinery.

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    Actor Jason Sudeikis meets with patients at the Children's Mercy Hospital during the Big Slick Celebrity Weekend benefitting the Children's Mercy Hospital of Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri.

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    The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, is seen with a rainbow flag projected onto it during a vigil for victims of the Pulse nightclub massacre.

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    The Soyuz TMA-19M capsule carrying International Space Station crew members, Tim Peake of Britain, Yuri Malenchenko of Russia, and Tim Kopra of the U.S., descends beneath a parachute before landing near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.

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    Smoke from wildfires burning in the Angeles National Forest fills the sky behind the Los Angeles skyline in California. The wildfires erupted as an intensifying heat wave blistered the region with triple-digit temperatures.

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    A firefighting DC-10 Air Tanker drops fire retardant at the Sherpa Fire near Santa Barbara, California. The fire in the Los Padres National Forest is currently raging at full speed, fanned by strong winds, and has prompted authorities to declare a state of emergency to intermittently shut highways.

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    A Wales supporter celebrates with a flare in downtown Toulouse, France, ahead of the Euro 2016 football match between Russia and Wales.

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    President Barack Obama speaks about the National Park Service at Yosemite National Park, California.

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    8th-Grader Jack Aiello and Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon collaborate on a "Donald and Little Donald Trump" sketch on NBC.

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    Democrat leaders stage a sit-in on the U.S. House floor in an effort to demand action on commonsense gun legislation. The demonstration lasted for more than 25 straight hours.

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    A Pakistani religious student takes a nap in a class during the Islamic month of Ramadan, in Peshawar, Pakistan. Muslims across the world are observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan, when they refrain from eating, drinking and smoking from dawn to dusk.

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    Two Boreal owl chicks rest outside the "Smart Nest Box", which allows the study of birds by using mounted cameras, after being inspected in a forest near the village of Mikulov, Czech Republic.

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