Eugene Hoshiko/AP Photo
  • Nine-day-old giraffe, Bine, licks the nose of its giraffe aunt at Friedrichsfelde Zoo in Berlin, May 9, 2014. The baby giraffe was born on April 30th.
    Stephanie Pilick/AP Photo
  • A paramilitary policeman shouts a command during a training session at a base in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, China, May 9, 2014.
    Jon Woo/Reuters
  • Riders of team Katusha cycle past pro-British loyalist and Titanic murals of east Belfast during a practice session before the first stage of the 2014 Giro d'Italia cycling race in Belfast, Northern Ireland, May 9, 2014. Belfast is hosting the Giro d'Italia Big Start, with three days of cycling action from May 9-11, 2014.
    Paul McErlane/EPA
  • A Chilean police officer is hit by a petrol bomb in Santiago, May 8, 2014. Students march for a free public and quality education, after declaring their skepticism about the reforms announced by the government.
    Sebastian Silva/EPA
  • A participant jumps from the Morro Castle during a training session for the Cliff Diving World Series 2014, May 8, 2014, in Havana. The competition begins on May 10th.
    Alejandro Ernesto/EPA
  • A rainbow forms over a wind-energy farm near Latham, Kan., May 8, 2014. The rainbow came from the tail end of a line of thunderstorms that reached from Minnesota to the Kansas/Oklahoma border.
    Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle/AP Photo
  • A tornado touches down in a field in Akron, Colo. during a severe weather outbreak, May 7, 2014. The National Weather Service says there have been no reports of injuries or damage after at least two tornadoes touched down briefly on Colorado's Eastern Plains.
    Matt Detrich/The Indianapolis Star/AP Photo
  • An anti-government protester throws a gas canister back at the police during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, May 8, 2014. Venezuelan authorities arrested hundreds of youth activists who had spent weeks in camps set up in public spaces as part of protests.
    Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters
  • Stephanie Gilmore of Australia in action during Round 2 of the Billabong Rio Pro surfing event in Rio de Janeiro, May 8, 2014. Gilmore was eliminated in a nail-biting decider by Brazilian wildcard Silvana Lima.
    Daniel Smorgio/EPA
  • A dog stands beside street graffiti in Xochimilco, on the southern edge of Mexico City, May 7, 2014. In Xochimilco, busy markets stand side by side with colonial churches, and children ride to school in boats pushed by poles, along a network of canals and floating gardens.
    Rebecca Blackwell/AP Photo
  • Na Li from China serves the ball during a Madrid Open tennis tournament match against Sloane Stephens from the U.S. in Madrid, May 8, 2014 .
    Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP Photo
  • A boy controls the ball as he trains on Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro, May 7, 2014. The player is a member of the Flamengo club's soccer school which holds their soccer training for young members on the beach.
    Hassan Ammar/AP Photo
  • Two Indian Hindu holy men wait for others to join them before they leave to cast their votes during the eighth phase of voting of the Indian parliamentary elections in Haridwar, India, May 7, 2014. The multiphase voting across the country runs until May 12th, with results for the 543-seat lower house of parliament expected on May 16th.
    Manish Swarup/AP Photo
  • South Africans queue up to vote at a polling station in Zandspruit, South Africa, May 7, 2014. South Africans voted in elections that are expected to see the ruling African National Congress return to power despite a vigorous challenge from opposition parties.
    Themba Hadebe/AP Phtoo
  • A man walks into the Fulton County Government Center at a polling station opened for early voting for Georgia's upcoming May 20th primary elections, May 6, 2014, in Atlanta. The U.S. Senate race is one of the most closely watched in the country as seven Republicans and four Democrats are running for the Georgia seat, which opened when Sen. Saxby Chambliss announced plans to retire.
    David Goldman/AP Photo
  • A swallow feeds her babies in their nest under the ceiling of a residential house in Dongfeng township of Guiyang, China, May 5, 2014.
    Stringer/Reuters
  • New recruits of the Vatican's elite Swiss Guard stand at attention during the swearing in ceremony at the Vatican, May 6, 2014. The Swiss Guard, founded in 1506, consist of 100 volunteers who must be of Swiss nationality, Catholic, single, at least 5'7 ft tall and without a beard. New recruits are sworn in every year on May 6 to commemorate the day where 147 Swiss soldiers died defending the Pope during an attack on Rome in 1527.
    Tony Gentile/Reuters
  • Washington Nationals relief pitcher, Drew Storen, follows through on his throw during the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Nationals Park, May 6, 2014, in Washington. The Nationals won 4-0.
    Alex Brandon/AP Photo
  • A dandelion loses a few seeds in Borschemich, Germany, May 6, 2014. The flowers mainly bloom from April to May in Europe.
    Federico Gambarini/EPA
  • A Filipino settler is seen inside a shanty dwelling along a polluted river in Manila, Philippines, May 6, 2014. According to the latest survey of the Social Weather Stations (SWS), 11.5 million, about 53 percent, of Filipino households defined themselves as poor.
    Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA
  • Venezuelan artist Cristobal Ochoa, right, and his performance partner, Jean-Paul Fowler, promote the 'Artist Open Houses' part of the Brighton Festival with street art performance 'Los Conos de Madre' or 'Mother's Cones,' on the seafront in Brighton, May 6, 2014. Artists open their homes during the annual Brighton Festival, every weekend during May.
    Luke MacGregor/Reuters
  • Colorful carp streamers flutter in the air over the Sagami River in Sagamihara, west of Tokyo, May 5, 2014, to mark Children's Day. It is a tradition in Japan to fly carp streamers on Children's Day, a national holiday in Japan.
    Eugene Hoshiko/AP Photo
  • A man walks home at sunset in the politically-sensitive mining town of Bekkersdal, May 5, 2014, in South Africa. There have been recent disputes between supporters of incumbent President Jacob Zuma's African National Congress (ANC) party and supporters of rival Julius Malema's Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party. Zuma said that he anticipates an election victory this week for the ruling ANC, and that his government, if re-elected, will speed the provision of basic services following protests in many poor communities that complain they are sidelined.
    Ben Curtis/AP Photo
  • Pro-Russian Cossacks eat a dinner outside the regional administration building in Donetsk, Eastern Ukraine, May 5, 2014. Pro-Russian forces and their supporters have been seizing and ransacking government buildings across eastern Ukraine amid a mounting anti-government insurgency that is threatening to tip the former Soviet nation into widespread civil conflict.
    Evgeniy Maloletk/AP Photo
  • A policeman patrols near Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, May 5, 2014. The Rio government has increased the presence of Police Peacekeeping Units (UPP) in the streets of the city and the slums after unrest in recent weeks.
    Sergio Moraes/Reuters
  • Troops from the U.S. Army's 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team parachute from a Boeing C-17 Globemaster III during a NATO-led exercise "Orzel Alert" held together with Canada's 3rd Battalion and Princess Patricia's Light Infantry, and Poland's 6th Airborne Brigade in the Bledowska Desert, May 5, 2014, in Chechlo, near Olkusz, south Poland. The training includes parachuting, airborne operations and infantry skills.
    Kacper Pempel/Reuters
  • An Edmond firefighter looks on at a fire raging in a mobile home park during wildfires in Logan County, Okla., May 4, 2014. Firefighters worked through the night and into the early morning to battle the large wildfire that destroyed at least six homes, and left at least one person dead, after a controlled burn spread out of control in central Oklahoma.
    Nate Billings/The Oklahoman/AP Photo
  • Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) supporters sing during their election rally at Lucas Moripe stadium in Atteridgeville, west of Pretoria, South Africa, May 4, 2014. South African political parties held final campaign rallies ahead of elections that are likely to see the ruling ANC returning to power.
    Themba Hadebe/AP Photo
  • An Indonesian jockey competes during a traditional Pacu Jawi, a cow race on the muddy unplanted paddy fields of Tanah Datar, Indonesia, May 3, 2014. Pacu Jawi is held by farmers before the start of the new harvesting season.
    Rivo/EPA
  • The tip of the Frauenkirche church is seen through the installation 'Waldplastik' by the Munich University of Technology during 'Blaue Nacht' (Blue Night), the Night of Art and Culture, May 3, 2014, in Nuremberg, Germany. The Blue Night is an event held every year that sees cultural institutions, churches and museums open their doors to the public until the early morning hours, and features art and light installations in the inner city streets.
    Daniel Karmann/EPA
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