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    MAY 10: The Villarrica Volcano casts an unearthly light in the night sky near the popular tourist resort of Pucon, Chile. Villarrica is one of the most active volcanoes in South America.

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    MAY 10: A gaggle of geese, including three goslings, make the plunge into a park pond in Paducah, Kentucky.

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    MAY 10: A man steers a boat along the reservoir behind the Urra hydroelectric dam in northwestern Colombia. The dam was built in the 1990s over the opposition of local Embera tribes who said it would flood their ancestral lands and cause environmental problems. The Associated Press

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    MAY 10: Cast member George Clooney and his wife Amal pose at the premiere of "Tomorrowland" in Anaheim, California. The movie opens in the U.S. on May 22.

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    MAY 11: Residents walk along a muddy street next to vehicles lifted onto a wall by floodwater from a heavy rainfall that hit Yudong township in Yunnan province, China. At least one person was killed and two were missing, local media reported.

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    MAY 11: A worker sets up a giant canvas of the official poster of the 68th Cannes Film Festival, featuring late actress Ingrid Bergman, inside a press room at the Festival Palace in Cannes. The festival, now underway, will run through May 24.

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    MAY 11: A protester wears grass around his face to obscure his identity during a demonstration against President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to run for a third term, in Bujumbura, Burundi.

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    MAY 11: A rebel fighter holds a kitten he says he rescued near Damascus International Airport, after rebels in the area clashed with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad.

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    MAY 12: A Nepalese soldier carries a young victim who was injured in Tuesday's earthquake, from a U.S Marine Corps helicopter to a medical triage area at Tribhuvan International Airport, in Kathmandu. Dozens of people, including relief workers who had been transporting emergency supplies, were still missing in and around the Nepali village of Singati on May 15, three days after a major earthquake triggered a landslide in the area. After the April 25 quake killed more than 8,000 people and destroyed hundreds of thousands of buildings across the Himalayan nation, Tuesday's tremor brought renewed terror to remote areas east of the capital.

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    MAY 12: Rescue workers search for victims in the wreckage of a derailed Amtrak train in Philadelphia. The train with more than 200 passengers on board derailed in north Philadelphia on Tuesday night, killing eight people and injuring more than 50 others, several of them critically, authorities said. Investigators said the train was going twice the speed limit – accelerating from 70 mph to 106 mph in the final minute – before it crashed in the the city's Port Richmond neighborhood along the Delaware River.

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    MAY 12: Guests attend a garden party at Buckingham Palace in central London. Every summer, Queen Elizabeth II hosts at least three such parties at the palace that are attended by people from all walks of life. Garden parties have been held at the palace since the 1860s, when Queen Victoria instituted what were known as "breakfasts," though they took place in the afternoon.

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    MAY 12: A student of the Krasnoyarsk Choreographic College warms up backstage before a dress rehearsal at the State Theatre of Opera and Ballet in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk.

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    MAY 12: Xing Yile, left, a 26-year-old middle school art teacher, works with his friend on their homemade replica of the "Hulkbuster" Iron Man armor from the movie "Avengers: Age of Ultron," at an underground parking lot in Zhengzhou, China. The 11-foot-tall replica is made of more than 100 fiber-reinforced plastic components. It took Xing and his friends two months to put them together after watching the trailer of the movie in March, local media reported.

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    MAY 12: Spanish bullfighter Juan del Alamo fights a bull in the Las Ventas bullring in Madrid, Spain. Another bullfighter, Paco Urena, was gored later in the day.

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    MAY 12: In this view from a seaplane, Swiss pilot and "Jetman" Yves Rossy, center, and Vince Reffett fly over Dubai's Palm Island in the United Arab Emirates.

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    MAY 13: Houston Astros' Evan Gattis tosses his bat after striking out against the San Francisco Giants during the fourth inning of a game in Houston. The Astros won 4-3.

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    MAY 13: Paramilitary policemen jump during a training session in the mud at a military base in Chuzhou, China.

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    MAY 13: Syrian immigrants rest in the courtyard of a Greek police station in Idomeni near the Greek-Macedonian border after they were rescued by locals. About 90 Syrians including women and children were locked in a train car by smugglers, according to witnesses and a local contractor at the train station.

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    MAY 13: A detained protester cries in front of a burning barricade during a protest against President Pierre Nkurunziza in Bujumbura, Burundi. A Burundi army general said on Wednesday he had sacked Nkurunziza for seeking an unconstitutional third term in office, and was working with civil society groups to form a transitional government. But the coup failed and Nkurunziza returned to Bujumbura from Tanzania on Friday and a manhunt for the general got underway.

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    MAY 13: An aide holds an umbrella as the Dalai Lama, Tibetan spiritual leader, center, sits for a group photo with monks after giving a talk at the Gyuto Monastery in Dharmsala, India.

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    MAY 13: Medical Assistant Morwenna Nichols attends to 4-year-old Milako Izic, who has just been rescued by the British Royal Navy's HMS Bulwark in the Mediterranean Sea between Italy and North Africa. The amphibious assault ship and two helicopters were taking part in an international effort to help migrants crossing from North Africa to Europe.

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    MAY 14: Seven year-old Ariana, a Kurdish-Syrian immigrant, rests before crossing into Macedonia along with another 45 Syrian immigrants near the Greek border village of Idomeni. Hundreds of mostly Afghan, Syrian, and African immigrants cross daily from Greece into Macedonia on their way to northern European countries. Most of them are turned back by Macedonian border guards.

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    MAY 14: A Nepalese farmer carries a bundle of harvested wheat in Nalinchowk, near Kathmandu. More than half of Nepal’s population works in agriculture. With tens of thousands of barns and storage sheds destroyed by the earthquakes, many small farmers now have no place to store their crops this year.

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    MAY 14: British artist David Hockney poses in front of his photographic drawing printed on paper "The Chairs" that is featured in the "David Hockney Painting and Photography" exhibition at the Annely Juda Fine Art gallery in London. The show, which runs from May 15 to June 27, is an exploration of Hockney’s interest in perspective and features a series of portraits, including his American friends playing cards, and other scenes painted in his Los Angeles studio.

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    MAY 14: B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals earned him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursday at home in Las Vegas. at the age of 89. For most of his career spanning nearly 70 years, Riley B. King was not only the undisputed king of the blues but a mentor to scores of guitarists, including Eric Clapton, Otis Rush, Buddy Guy, Jimi Hendrix and Keith Richards. King recorded more than 50 albums and toured the world, often performing 250 or more concerts a year. The 15-time Grammy winner continued to perform well into his 80s. King told his attorney he wanted his funeral to be held in a church in Indianola, Mississippi, near the site where he worked picking cotton as a boy. In this photo, King performs with the Gibson guitar he affectionately called Lucille during the 45th Montreux Jazz Festival in July 2011.

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    MAY 14: A protester uses his skateboard as a shield against a police water cannon during a demonstration in Santiago to demand changes in the nation's education system.

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    MAY 14: Riot police detain a student during a protest against the government to demand an end to the profiteering in the education system, in Valparaiso, Chile.

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    MAY 15: Bangladeshi migrants walk toward a temporary shelter upon arrival at Kuala Langsa Port in Langsa, Indonesia. Hundreds of Bangladeshi and ethnic Rohingya migrants have landed on the shores of Indonesia and Thailand after being adrift at sea for weeks, authorities said. They are among the few who have successfully sneaked past a wall of resistance mounted by Southeast Asian countries who have made it clear the boat people are not welcome.

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    MAY 15: The Jin Mao Tower, left, and the World Financial Center soar above the clouds during a heavy rain in the Pudong financial district of Shanghai, China.

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