The Week in Pictures

From Olympic glory to Indian monsoons, here's a look at what dominated the headlines this week

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    (AP Photo/Biswaranjan Rout, file)

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    An Indian farmer holds a handmade umbrella as he watches laborers replant saplings at a paddy field on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar, India, on Sunday. India's central bank is keeping interest rates unchanged even as it warns that a weak monsoon and global risks will drive down economic growth faster than anticipated.

    (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

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    New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow runs with the ball at NFL football training camp on Sunday in Cortland, N.Y.

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    On Sunday, a Syrian boy stands in the rubble of a destroyed police station at the border town of Azaz, some 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of Aleppo, Syria. The U.N. said 200,000 Syrians have fled the embattled city of Aleppo since intense clashes between regime forces and rebels began 10 days ago.

    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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    Zara Phillips of Great Britain rides High Kingdom as she competes in Monday's equestrian eventing cross-country phase at Greenwich Park in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

    (AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev)

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    The South Korean men's cycling team trains for the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, in London.

    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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    U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney during the Artistic Gymnastic women's team final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, in London.

    (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)

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    Rescue team members cruise the city on board a ship to rescue North Korean flood victims earlier this week.

    (AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev)

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    Kristin Armstrong of the United States competes on her way to win the gold medal in the women's individual time trial cycling event at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, in London.

    (AP Photo/ Lee Medcalf)

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    This mobile phone photo provided by Lee Medcalf shows Boris Johnson, the mayor of London, dangling in midair above the crowds at an open-air viewing site at East London’'s Victoria Park, on Wednesday.

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    Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, fourth left, poses for photos with representatives from Shan ethnic as she attends a regular session of parliament at Myanmar's Lower House on Tuesday, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.

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    Palestinian women hold signs in Arabic during a demonstration protesting violence against women held at the spot where a woman's throat was allegedly slashed by her husband on Monday in the West Bank town of Bethlehem.

    (AP Photo/Michelle R. Smith)

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    On Tuesday, Cheryl Cohen handled tickets from a canceled 1979 concert by The Who, which were exchanged by fans for their upcoming Quadrophenia tour concert in February 2013 in Providence, R.I. The 1979 concert was canceled due to safety concerns after 11 people died in a stampede before a show in Ohio. The arena honored the tickets for that canceled show, which will be auctioned off to help the Special Olympics.

    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

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    In this photo taken on Tuesday, chipped wood and tree stumps are seen in a field in east Detroit. Abandoned lots, alleys and neglected parks in Detroit used to be a favorite destination for discarded tires and trash, but over the past few months, they have become dumping grounds for the dead. At least seven bodies have been found in some of the most desolated haunts in a half-empty city.

    (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze)

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    Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, right, a member of feminist punk group Pussy Riot, is escorted to a police van in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday. Tolokonnikova and two other members of the group are facing trial on charges of hooliganism for performing a "punk prayer" against Vladimir Putin's return to the Russian presidency at Moscow's main cathedral.

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    Thursday, President Barack Obama greeted people outside Lechonera El Barrio, a local restaurant in Orlando, Fla. Undecided voters in swing states hold the key to the presidential election, but there’'s no obvious recipe for winning them over.

    (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

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    On Thursday, an Indian boy stands near high-voltage electric towers at a slum in Mumbai, India. India suffered the worst blackouts in history this week, which left over 600 million people without power.

    (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

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    Procter & Gamble said on Friday its net income climbed 45 percent in fiscal fourth quarter, boosted by the sale of its snacks division. But its revenue slipped, hurt by the stronger dollar and high commodity costs.

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    Former boxer Mike Tyson, left, and director Spike Lee pose backstage at the "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth" event on Thursday in New York.

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    A police officer stands guard beside the flags of the European Community, Spain and Italy during a meeting between Italy's Prime Minister Mario Monti, unseen, and Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, unseen, at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid, Spain, Thursday.

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    A track and field athlete competes at the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Friday.

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    Cal Ripken Jr. arrives to speak about his mother's kidnapping at a news conference at Oriole Park in Baltimore on Friday. Ripken appealed for the public's help in locating the man responsible for kidnapping his 74-year-old mother, Vi, at gunpoint.

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    Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks to reporters after he campaigned at McCandless Trucking in North Las Vegas, Nev., Friday.

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