Top photos of the day: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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From the archives:People kick back and relax while enjoying a concert at Grant Park on July 23,1960. | Sun-Times file photo

A selection of some of the best photographs from around the world:

A Palestinian firefighter rests while searching for the dead and injured during a two-hour temporary ceasefire in Gaza City’s Shijaiyah neighborhood on Wednesday. Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the top U.S. diplomat reported progress in efforts to end fighting that has so far killed more than 600 Palestinians and more than 30 Israelis. | AP Photo

Undocumented immigrants await transport to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing center after being detained near Falfurrias, Texas. | Getty Images

The Cincinnati Reds’ Mike Leake pitches against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park. | Getty Images

Soldiers perfrom military exercises at the Academy of Armored Forces Engineering of the PLA in Beijing, China. | Getty Images

Dutch military personnel carry a coffin containing an unidentified body from the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 to a waiting hearse at Eindhoven airport, Netherlands. Today the people of the Netherlands are holding a national day of mourning. | Getty Images

Anezka Drahotova of the Czech Republic clebrates with her teammates after setting a world record in the women’s 10,000m race walk during day two of the IAAF World Junior Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. | Getty Images

White Sox slugger Jose Abreu hits a double in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at U.S. Cellular Field. | Getty Images

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Gavin Sheets’ two-run pinch double in the seventh and Yoan Moncada’s go-ahead single in the eighth propelled the Sox to their fifth victory in a row.