IN PICS: News of the World July 26

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A boat crashes into rocks after breaking free from its mooring in Hurricane Force weather which hit Auckland, New Zealand. (Getty Images)
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Hot air balloons rise into the sky at the 26th Annual Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning at the Solberg Airport in Readington, New Jersey. The festival featured over 120 hot air balloons. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
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Dentists treat patients at the Remote Area Medical (RAM), healthcare clinic in Wise, Virginia. The free weekend clinic, staffed by more than 1,400 volunteer dentists, doctors and medical personnel, is the largest of its kind in the nation and organisers expected more than 2,500 patients to turn out for the event. Residents of the area, most from the 'coal counties' of Appalachia, come from one of the poorest and least educated areas in the United States. Most are underinsured or have no healthcare at all. (Getty Images)
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Palestinian mourners pray during the funeral of six bomb victims on July 26, 2008 in Gaza City, Gaza Strip. Police loyal to ruling political party Hamas blamed the beach explosion, which killed six, on political rivals Fatah of which a dozen members were arrested. (Getty Images)
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US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks to the media as New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark looks on at Government House in Auckland, New Zealand. Secretary Rice is on a two-day visit to help improve relations between New Zealand and the US (Getty Images)
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A sheen of fuel oil remains on the Mississippi River following a large spill in New Orleans, Louisiana. Two ships collided spilling over 400,000 gallons of industrial oil into the river dumping oil from New Orleans nearly 100 miles downriver to the Gulf of Mexico. (Getty Images)
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Newly elected Scottish National Party MP for the Glasgow east constituency John Mason walks with his deputy leader Nicola Sturgeon and leader Alex Salmond as they arrive for a post election press conference at the Fort Retail Park in Glasgow, Scotland. The SNP overturned a Labour majority of 13,507 to win Glasgow East, one of Labour's safest seats. (Getty Images)
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Workers and security personnel stand next to the hole of a Melbourne bound Qantas Airways Boeing 747 after it made an emergency landing at the international airport in Manila. Passengers on a Qantas jumbo jet bound for Melbourne told how the plane plunged 6,000 metres and debris flew through the cabin in an 'absolutely terrifying' mid-flight ordeal. (Getty Images)
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Chinese policemen try to control the crowd near a ticket booth at the Olympic Green in Beijing, China. The remaining 820,000 Olympic tickets, of which 250,000 are for competitions held in the capital city, will be available for purchase by individuals at the Olympic venues. (Getty Images)
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San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom walks with his fiance Jennifer Siebel after speaking at a news conference following a California Supreme Court decision to overturn the ban on same-sex marriage at the California Supreme Court. The California Supreme Court voted 4-3 to overturn a ban on gay marriage in California making it the second state where gays and lesbians can marry. (Getty Images)