Today In Pictures; Marilyn’s Legs, Olympic Torch, Thailand Oxen, The Lakers, and Rainbows

May 9, 2012 3:25pm

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One of the dismantled pieces of ‘Forever Marilyn’, a sculpture by Seward Johnson, is seen dismantled, as it is prepared for removal from Pioneer Court May 8, 2012 in Chicago. The stainless steel and aluminum sculpture, which stands 26 feet tall and weighs 34,000 pounds, was inspired by Marilyn Monroe’s iconic scene in the 1955 movie ‘The Seven Year Itch’. It is being moved to Palm Springs, CA. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

 

 

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High Priestess Ino Menegaki lights the Archaic Pot at the Ancient Stadium during the Rehearsal for the Lighting Ceremony of the Olympic Flame at Ancient Olympia, May 9, 2012 in Olympia, Greece. (Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

 

 

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Israeli children gather to start celebrating with bonfires Lag Baomer in the coastal city of Netanya, north of Tel Aviv, May 9, 2012. The Lag Baomer bonfire is to commemorate Bar Yochai’s death who was a great scholar and one of the most important sages in Jewish history some 1800 years ago. Thousands of Jews will light large bonfires all night long and will visit his resting place in Meron. (Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images)

 

 

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Female protestors display the colors of various flags on their hands during a demonstration demanding the trial of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa, Yemen, May 8, 2012. (Hani Mohammed/AP Photo)

 

 

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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh proceed through the Royal Gallery in the Palace of Westminster during the State Opening of Parliament, May 9, 2012 in London. Queen Elizabeth II unveiled the coalition government’s legislative program in a speech delivered to Members of Parliament and peers in The House of Lords. (Leon Neal/Getty Images)

 

 

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The sun peeks out during a heavy rain to create a rainbow behind Karen and Chris Ackerman as they watch a girls soccer game between James Wood High and Millbrook High School, May 8, 2012, just outside Winchester, Va. (Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star/AP Photo)

 

 

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Oxen are guided by royal attendants during royal ploughing ceremonies in Bangkok, Thailand, May 9, 2012. The annual event marks the rice growing season to begin. (Sakcahi Lalit/AP Photo)

 

 

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Russian soldiers march during the Victory Day Parade at Red Square, May 9, 2012 in Moscow, Russia. Over 14,000 servicemen took part in the annual military parade to mark the 67th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany by the Russians during World War II, which was attended by the newly inaugurated President Vladimir Putin and new Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. (Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images)

 

 

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Kashmiri government employees shout slogans as Indian police use colored water from a water cannon to disperse them in Srinagar, India, May 9, 2012. The employees demanded payment their debts in salaries and raising of retirement age, among other demands. (Mukhtar Khan/AP Photo)

 

 

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An activist shouts while protesting outside of the annual Bank of America Corp. shareholders meeting, May 9, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C.. Protesters from several movements including the 99 Percent Power movement converged on the annual shareholders meeting to protest a range of issues and actions. (John W. Adkisson/Getty Images)

 

 

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Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum dives for a loose ball as Denver Nuggets guard Andre Miller, right, looks on during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA first-round playoff basketball game, May 8, 2012, in Los Angeles. (Mark J. Terrill/AP Photo)

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