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  • An Indian widow, seen smeared with colored powder, rests after celebrating Holi in Vrindavan, India, March 14, 2014. Breaking centuries-old tradition, around 1,000 widows celebrated the spring color festival of Holi at Meera Sahabhagini Sadan in Vrindavan, India.
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  • Afghan children play on the roof of a neighborhood building during a political rally next door to a field just outside Kabul, March 14, 2014.
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  • Firefighters look over the site of a building explosion in New York, March 14, 2014. Workers searching a pile of rubble from a gas explosion in the East Harlem section of Manhattan continued to treat it as a rescue operation, holding onto the possibility of finding survivors from a blast that brought down two apartment buildings and killed at least eight people.
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  • Food is collected to take aboard a Ukrainian naval ship, March 13, 2014, in Sevastopol, Ukraine. As the standoff between the Russian military and Ukrainian forces continues in Ukraine's Crimean peninsula, world leaders are pushing for a diplomatic solution to the escalating situation.
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  • A man rows his boat on the Siak River amid haze from forest fires in Pekanbaru, Riau province, Indonesia, March 14, 2014.
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  • Mili Baxter releases a red balloon in front of the Houses of Parliamnent in central London, March 13, 2014 in a recreation of British artist Banksy's "Girl with Red Balloon" to mark the 3rd anniversary of the Syria crisis.
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  • A Palestinian rides his bicycle near graffiti of rockets and militants in Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip, March 13, 2014. Gaza militants resumed their rocket fire toward Israel, striking the outskirts of two major cities a day after launching the largest barrage since an eight-day Israeli offensive in late 2012.
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  • Russia players celebrate after winning the ice sledge hockey semifinal match against Norway during the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, March 13, 2014. Russia won 4-0.
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  • Bob Landon blows snow from a sidewalk in the South End neighborhood of Albany, N.Y, March 13, 2014. Bitter cold temperatures return after a winter storm dumped up to six inches of snow and ice on the Capital Region.
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  • Kermit the Frog (L) and Miss Piggy arrive at the world premiere of Disney's "Muppets Most Wanted" at the El Capitan Theatre on March 11, 2014 in Hollywood, Calif.
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  • A protester reacts during clashes with police in Kadikoy, Anatolian side of Istanbul, on March 11, 2014. Turkish riot police fired tear gas on at protesters massed outside a hospital after the death of a teenage boy wounded during anti-government protests last year and left comatose.
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  • A man is lit by the morning sun as he walks underneath a poster depicting Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych near Kiev's Independence Square, in Ukraine, March 12, 2014.
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  • Chinese security personnel march outside the Great Hall of the People where the closing ceremony of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference is held in Beijing, China, March 12, 2014.
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  • Relatives of victims of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami bow to the altar as they offer chrysanthemums for the victims of the disasters at the national memorial service in Tokyo, March 11, 2014. Japan marked the third anniversary of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead or missing, turned coastal communities into wasteland and triggered a nuclear crisis.
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  • Relatives of Berkin Elvan cry as his coffin was brought into the Okmeydani neighborhood in Istanbul, March 11, 2014. Elvan's death comes after a 269-day coma from being shot in the head with a pepper gas canister on June 16, 2013, during Gezi Park protests in Istanbul.
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  • An Israeli model, who serves in the military, wears her uniform in the makeup chair before her turn on the catwalk during a show by Israeli designer Dorin Frankfurt at Tel Aviv fashion week in Israel, March 11, 2014.
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  • A Marilyn Monroe impersonator relives the glamorous past of Beverly Hills as the city celebrates its 100th birthday with the unique hospitality program, Suite 100.
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  • A man rides a bicycle on the Esplanade du Trocadero in front of the Eiffel tower, March 11, 2014, in Paris.
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  • Afghan men attend the burial of Afghanistan's influential Vice President Mohammad Qasim Fahim during his funeral procession in Kabul, March 11, 2014. Fahim, a leading commander in the alliance that fought the Taliban who was later accused with other warlords of targeting civilian areas during the country's civil war, died on March 9, 2014. He was 57.
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  • A group of nuns who were freed after being held by rebels greet church officials at the Syrian border town of Jdeidat Yabous, March 10, 2014. Rebels in Syria freed more than a dozen Greek Orthodox nuns, ending their four-month captivity in exchange for Syrian authorities releasing dozens of female prisoners. The release of the nuns and their helpers is a rare successful prisoner-exchange deal between Syrian government authorities and the rebels seeking to overthrow the rule of President Bashar Assad.
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  • Children watch as Spc. Wilmer Bolivar with the U.S. Army's 4th squadron keeps watch during a patrol through a village on March 9, 2014, near Kandahar, Afghanistan.
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  • An Iditarod musher crosses a frozen pond between the Shaktoolik and Koyuk checkpoints during the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, March 9, 2014.
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  • Voters search a list for the location of their respective polling tables during the presidential runoff election in Panchimalco, on the outskirts of San Salvador, El Salvador, March 9, 2014. Salvadorans headed to the polls to elect their next president in a runoff between former Marxist guerrilla Salvador Sanchez Ceren from the ruling Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN), and former San Salvador Mayor Norman Quijano from the Nationalist Republican Alliance (ARENA).
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  • Duke fans cheer prior to the tip-off between Duke and North Carolina in an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., March 8, 2014.
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  • A competitor has tanning lotion applied on his leg during the 10th South Asian bodybuilding championship in Lahore, March 9, 2014. Around 40 bodybuilders from Afghanistan, Nepal and Pakistan participated in the competition.
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  • Hindu men, from the village of Nangaon, throw colored powder at each other as they play holi at the Ladali, or Radha, temple before the procession for the Lathmar Holi festival in Barsana, India, March 9, 2014. During Lathmar Holi the women of Barsana beat the men from Nandgaon with wooden sticks in response to their teasing as they depart the town.
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  • A demonstrator takes cover from tear gas fired by Bolivarian National police during clashes with anti-government protesters in Caracas, Venezuela, March 8, 2014. The Venezuelan government and opposition appeared to have reached a stalemate, in which street protests continue almost daily while the opposition sits out a peace process it calls farcical.
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