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  • Today in Pictures: May 17, 2012

    Riot police detain a student during a protest for education reform in downtown Santiago, Chile, May 16, 2012. Despite more than a year of mass protests that raised hopes across Chile for education reform, few students have seen any real benefits.
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  • Today in Pictures: May 17, 2012

    A village boy leads his goat past a parched pond on the outskirts of the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar, India, May 17, 2012. Huge swathes of rural farmland has turned dry as farmers await the annual monsoon rains which, according to the India Meteorological Department, are expected to arrive on time this year.
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  • Today in Pictures: May 17, 2012

    Nik Wallenda performs a walk on a tightrope in the rain during training for his walk over Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, N.Y., May 16, 2012.
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  • Today in Pictures: May 17, 2012

    A man takes a nap on one of oil tankers used to transport NATO fuel supplies to neighboring Afghanistan, in Karachi, Pakistan, May 17, 2012. Pakistan's president announced that he will attend the upcoming NATO summit in Chicago, accepting an invitation that was given after the country indicated it plans to end its six-month blockade of supplies meant for coalition troops in Afghanistan.
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    Yemeni soldiers block protesters as they shout slogans during a march demanding the dismissal of ex-regime commanders from powerful military positions outside of the house of President Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi in Sana'a, Yemen, May 17, 2012.
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    A man inspects a plastic cover placed over an artwork attributed to Banksy, May 17, 2012 in London, England. The stencilled image depicts a poor child making Union Jack flags on a sewing machine and is located on the wall of a Poundland discount shop in the Wood Green area of north London.
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    An sculpture cast from the body of British artist Antony Gormley can be seen atop a building in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 16, 2012. The public exhibition titled "Event Horizon" uses 31 rooftops as a part of Gormley's exhibition at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil. When the exhibition began, many people confused the sculptures with potential suicides and reported them to authorities.
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    A Myanmar woman looks out from the window as she travels in a train in Yangon, May 17, 2012. The International Monetary Fund said that Myanmar could be Asia's next boom economy if the country sticks to its new path of political and economic reforms.
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    Holocaust survivors wearing "Talit" (prayer shawls) and "Tefilin" (phylacteries), sit in a synagogue during a Bar Mitzvah ceremony, May 17, 2012 in Ashkelon. Six Jewish Holocaust survivors who could not celebrate the Bar Mitzvah ceremony at the traditional age of thirteen, decided to pass the ritual belatedly.
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