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  • Flyboard riders practice flipping in the air with a water-propelled flyboard, which connects to a personal water craft with a hose, ahead of the opening ceremony of the Istanbul Shopping Festival in Ortakoy, Turkey, June 6, 2014.
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  • A helicopter drops rose petals over the statue of liberty during the commemorating 70th Anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 2014 in New York City. Three helicopters showered 1 million rose petals on the Statue during a event organized by the organization "The French Will Never Forget" to mark the 70th anniversary of World War II D-Day landings.
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  • A couple wears phantasy costumes with the motto "Rococo goes crazy" during the Wave-Gothic-meeting in Leipzig-Markkleeberg, eastern Germany on June 6, 2014. Organizers expect about 20,000 visitors to one of the biggest gothic festivals worldwide, running from June 6-9, 2014.
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  • Two women embrace near a prayer circle on the campus of Seattle Pacific University, June 6, 2014 in Seattle. A 19-year-old man was fatally shot and two other young people were wounded after a gunman entered the foyer and started shooting.
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  • Former first lady Nancy Reagan visits the grave site of her husband, President Ronald Reagan, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, June 5, 2014, in Simi Valley, Calif. on the 10th anniversary of President Reagan's passing.
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  • U.S. President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande look out at Omaha Beach, one of the sites of the Allied soldiers beach landings, at Normandy American Cemetery as they participate in the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Colleville sur Mer in Normandy, France, June 6, 2014.
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  • Members of a hardline Sikh group clash with guards of the Sikh's holiest shrine, the Golden Temple, in Amritsar, India, June 6, 2014. Half a dozen people were wounded as the clash occurred during a ceremony marking the anniversary of the storming of the shrine by the Indian army in June 1984.
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  • A lion cub nuzzles up to its mother, 4-year-old Kashifa, rear, while she keeps an eye on her five cubs, June 5, 2014, as Zoo Miami officially introduces the family to the public, in Miami. Kashifa gave birth to her second litter of cubs March 6, one female and three males. Kashifa?s sister, Asha, had given birth to a single cub named Kwasi, on Dec. 15, 2013. Asha later died from complications during a veterinary procedure and Kwasi was adopted by Kashifa.
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  • A Nepalese student hugs a tree during a mass tree hugging on the World Environment Day on the outskirts of Katmandu, Nepal, June 5, 2014. More than 2,000 people gathered in Nepal's capital in a bid to set a world record for the largest tree hug.
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  • Investigators inspect the scene of a U.S. military jet crash in Imperial, Calif., June 4, 2014. The AV-8B Harrier jet from the Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma, Arizona, crashed at about 4:20 p.m. local time, damaging homes according to military officials and local media
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  • An Afghan man prays in Kabul, June 4, 2014.
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  • An Egyptian child with a portrait of ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on his head takes part in celebrations in Cairo's Tahrir Square on June 3, 2014 after Sisi won 96.9 percent of votes in the country's presidential election. Sisi urged his countrymen to work to restore stability and achieve "freedom" and "social justice", in a speech after he was declared winner of last week's election.
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  • A cleaner, second left, stops and bows his head to a Gentleman at Arms who walks past, on his way into the Palace of Westminster to take a ceremonial role in the State Opening of Parliament, in London, Wednesday, June, 4, 2014. The State Opening of Parliament is an annual pageant of pomp and politics centered on the Queen's Speech, a legislative program written by the government but read out by the monarch before a crowd of lawmakers, ermine-robed peers and ceremonial officials in bright garb evoking centuries past.
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  • Tens of thousands of people attend a candlelight vigil at Victoria Park in Hong Kong, June 4, 2014, to mark the 25th anniversary of the Chinese military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Beijing.
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  • A tire floats along 5th Street in Greeley due to rising water along the Poudre River, June 4, 2014. A flood warning for the Poudre River near Greeley has been extended.
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  • Houston pitcher Jared Robinson (12) pitches as the sun sets in the third inning of an NCAA college baseball regional tournament game against LSU in Baton Rouge, La., June 2, 2014.
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  • A man votes for Syria's President Bashar Assad, on a ballot stamped with his blood, during the presidential election in Damascus, Syria, June 3, 2014. Polls opened in government-held areas in Syria amid very tight security for the country's presidential election, a vote that President Bashar Assad is widely expected to win.
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  • King Juan Carlos, left, and Crown Prince Felipe, attend a military ceremony in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, outside Madrid, June 3, 2014. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is holding an emergency cabinet meeting to draft the legal process for King Juan Carlos to abdicate and be replaced by his son. King Juan Carlos led Spain's transition from dictatorship to democracy but was hit by damaging scandals amid Spain's financial meltdown. He announced Monday he was abdicating because his son is ready for the job and Spain needs a 'new era of hope.
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  • British Normandy Veteran Pat Churchill, 90, stationed with the 2nd Royal Marines Armoured Support Regiment which landed on Juno Beach during D-Day, and his wife, catch a ferry to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day, June 3, 2014, in Portsmouth, England.
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  • French street artist and photographer JR poses on his creation during the presentation to the press at the Pantheon in Paris, June 3, 2014.
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  • A child runs past a grand piano that has been left by the East River underneath the Brooklyn Bridge, in the Manhattan borough of New York May 31, 2014. The piano has been there for a few days puzzling locals as to how it got there and the reason for its placement, perfectly under the bridge, local media reported.
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  • Participants paddle dragon boats during a competition amid heavy rainfall to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival in Tongren, Guizhou province, June 2, 2014. The festival is commemorated in memory of Chinese patriotic poet Qu Yuan, who drowned himself on this day in 277 B.C.
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  • A Seleka fighter adjusts a broken guitar in a village between Bambari and Grimari in Central African Republic, May 31, 2014.
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  • Pro-Russian armed militants stand guard at a barricade and check-point below an advertising sign in Donetsk, Ukraine, June 1, 2014. Ukraine's new pro-Western leader enters a defining week, seeking to head off a Russian gas cut and secure US President Barack Obama's backing with his country threatened by civil war.
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  • Runners celebrate the Color Run, presented by Dulux, June 1, 2014 in London. Runners of all shapes, sizes and speeds start by wearing white clothing and at each kilometer a different color of powder is thrown in the air. At the end of the course runners are greeted by the Colour Festival where the air is filled with music and stunning colored powder.
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  • Couples dance during the XII Viennese Ball in the Gostinyi Dvor (Merchant Yard) in Moscow, May 31, 2014. The Viennese Ball has been held in Moscow since 2003 and every year it starts with an opening dance ceremony by over 100 debutantes.
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  • Karim Elboraey, left, and Lucas Larson decided it would be fun to walk along Grand Ave. in St. Paul, Minn., dressed as Bat Pigs, "just because," they said, on June 1, 2014, at Grand Old Day. St. Paul's annual Grand Old Day, the largest one-day festival in the Midwest, kicked off Minnesota's summer festival season.
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