These images were considered for The Week in Pictures, and though they didn't end up in the slideshow, they're worth another look:
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Zach Ball, 10, of Nampa, Idaho buries his head in a box full of beans and corn as his twin brother Cody, right, looks on, Friday, July 29, 2011 at the Canyon County Fair in Caldwell, Idaho.
Yevgeny Volokin / Reuters
Sailors from the Mexican Navy sail training vessel ARM Cuauhtemoc line up in the rigging of their ship as it enters the port of Odessa July 30, 2011. Odessa is one of 16 ports of call across three continents for the ship during its "Mediterranean 2011" training cruise.
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An aerial shot shows the sunken M/V Asia Malaysia at the seas of Panay and Negros islands, central Philippines, August 2, 2011. M/V Asia Malaysia, a passenger cargo ship, sank near Iloilo in central Philippines on Sunday and all 147 passengers and crew were rescued after the vessel tilted to its right side due to strong winds and choppy waters, a Philippine coast guard official reported. Picture taken August 2, 2011.
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Indian man Ashoke Kumar Nayek, of some 55 years, lies on his bed in Gadeem village around 95 km south-west of Kolkata on July 26, 2011. Nayek, a former singer, was left with sever spine injuries after a car accident two years ago and has appealed to the state chief minister to allow for a mercy killing. India's Supreme Court ruled in March 2011 that life support can be legally removed for some terminally ill patients in a landmark ruling that will allow "passive euthanasia" for the first time.