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A helicopter prepares to drop water on the Rocky fire near Clearlake Oaks, California, US, August 03, 2015.

Lysanne Richard of Canada competes in Women`s High Dive final of the FINA Swimming World Championships 2015 at Kazanska River in Kazan, Russia, August 04, 2015.

Tara Tira of the United States competes during the women's 20 meter high dive final at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Denis Tyrin)

An aerial view over people enjoying a sunny day at the beach between Scheveningen and Katwijk, The Netherlands, 03 August 2015. After a coller and stormy period, the temperatures are rising again.

Migrants walk alongside a road trying to find an opportunity to cross as French police tries to block access to Channel Tunnel entrance on the outskirts of Calais, France, 03 August 2015.

A file photo dated 20 November 2014 showing a customer using an ATM machine at a RBS bank branch in London, Britain. The British government has sold 5.4 per cent of shares in Royal Bank of Scotland for 2.1 billion pounds.

A photograph made available on 04 August 2015 shows a man carrying belongings as he passes through flooded streets in Min Pyar township of Rakhine State, Myanmar, 02 August 2015.

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