Top photos of the day: Sunday, July 13, 2014

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From the archives:A construction worker helps put a steel beam into place on July 13, 1953 during construction of the Congress Expressway, later renamed the Eisenhower Expressway. | Sun-Times file photo

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The bulls down the track during the Great Bull Run Saturday at Hawthorne Race Course. | Jessica Koscielniak / Sun-Times

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Andre Schuerrle of Germany and Javier Mascherano of Argentina compete for the ball during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. | Getty Images

Rockets are fired from inside the Gaza strip towards Israel on the sixth day of Israel’s operation ‘Protective Edge,’ as seen from Sderot, Israel. Hundreds of foreigners fled Gaza today as Israeli ground troops entered northern Gaza to take out missle launch sites. The IDF continues to carry out massive airstrikes across the Gaza Strip, that has so far killed more than 160 people, the majority of whom are civilians. | Getty Images

A man holds up a destroyed rocket, which he says was fired from inside Gaza towards Israel, for a crowd watching Israeli attacks inside Gaza from the top of a hill on the sixth day of Israel’s operation ‘Protective Edge’ in Sderot, Israel. | Getty Images

Justin Rose of England hits hit approach shot on the 16th hole during the final round of the 2014 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen Golf Club in Aberdeen, Scotland. | Getty Images

Mike Rockenfeller of Germany and Audi Sport Team Phoenix reacts after crashing out of the race during the fifth round of the DTM German Touring Car Championship at Moscow Raceway in Moscow, Russia. | Getty Images

A supporter holds a placard reading “No doping. Top-level sport” as the pack riding during the 170 km ninth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race passes between Gerardmer and Mulhouse, eastern France. | Getty Images

Musicians Musicians Shakira (left) and Carlinhos Brown perform during the closing ceremony prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Maracana in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. | Getty Images

A Chinese worker gathers up sheep’s wool imported from Australia after it was processed and bleached at a factory near Zhangzhou, China. The facility prepares wool to be used in the manufacturing of footwear and clothing for export to Western markets and for consumption within China. | Getty Images

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