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    Racegoers cheer on an open-top bus during Investec Ladies' Day of the Investec Derby Festival at Epsom Racecourse in Epson, England, June 1, 2012. Queen Elizabeth II kicks off a long weekend of celebrations of her 60-year reign by going to the races. This is the only major race in which the queen has never entered a winner.
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    U.S. Navy Gunners Mate, Steven Joyce, puts his head in the lap of his wife, Damara, before he departs Naval Station Norfolk en route to the Persian Gulf in Norfolk, Va., June 1, 2012. The SS Carr is part of the group leaving with the floating special operations base ship USS Ponce for deployment to the Persian Gulf.
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    Activists of the Defense Council of Pakistan, an alliance of right-wing, religious and extremist groups, torch a US flag effigy to protest against the Pakistani governments plan to reopen NATO supplies route to Afghanistan during a rally in Quetta, June 1, 2012 . Pakistan sealed its border with Afghanistan to NATO supply convoys after NATO air strikes in Nov. 2011.
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    A child plays inside a balloon float on water at the Chaoyang park during International Children's Day in Beijing, June 1, 2012.
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    Dancers perform on stage during US pop icon Madonna's first MDNA world tour concert in the Ramat Gan Stadium, near Tel Aviv, May 31, 2012. Madonna's Tel Aviv concert sold 32,000 tickets and it is the first in her world tour spanning 30 countries and 86 concert dates to promote her new MDNA album.
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    Pakistani child Yaseen Khanzada, 1, waits for his mother as she stands in line with other women and children to receive a ration of rice at a food distribution at the Beri Iman, a shrine of famous Sufi Saint Beri Imam, in Islamabad, Pakistan, May 31, 2012.
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    A young boy explores the latest attraction 'The Sense of Memory Garden' at the Eden Project near St Austell, May 31, 2012 in Cornwall, England. The garden featuring water pools lined with Bodmin Moor granite and filled with some of Cornwall's most popular plants.
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    Trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, June 1, 2012. Stocks fell sharply after the release of a dismal report on job creation in the United States. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped more than 200 points,erasing what was left of its gain for the year.
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    Lepcha tribe members listen to their leaders during a rally in Siliguri, India, June 1,2012. Thousands of Lepchas from the Himalayan hills of Darjeeling, gathered to thank West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her support in the formation of the Lepcha Development Council. The Lepchas have called the inclusion of their native language Rongring in their education and governmental work.
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    A member of the People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) demonstrator, scuffles with police officers on a street corner leading to parliament house, June 1, 2012. Thai politics has shifted its focus to the streets after thousands of protesters have deterred lawmakers from deliberating a bill they claimed could whitewash the wrong doing of politicians and bring back ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra.
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    Laura works on a patch growing beans in a vegetable garden in Lisbon, Portugal, May 31 2012. Laura, and her retired husband, grow all kinds of vegetables and flowers on their small patch. The garden, next to a public park, is owned by the city hall which rents patches for a small annual fee to those that want to grow their own vegetables.
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