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    MAY 31: A man applies kohl eye makeup to his pet monkey, named Gulabo (pinky), before it performs tricks for money on the streets of Karachi, Pakistan.

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    MAY 31: A herdsman riding a horse directs a herd of cattle, sheep and goats to the summer pasturing areas in a mountainous region in Altay Prefecture, China.

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    MAY 31: Visitors to Ohiopyle State Park slide down a natural water slide in Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania.

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    MAY 31: A girl cools off in the waters of the river Ganges on a hot summer morning in Allahabad, India. While temperatures regularly top 104 degrees Fahrenheit in May and June, parts of the south and east of India had baked under heat as high as 116 degrees for seven straight days when this photo was taken.

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    MAY 31: Rain interrupts the women's singles match between Ekaterina Makarova of Russia and Ana Ivanovic of Serbia at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris.

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    MAY 31: Red Cross members help a migrant after he disembarked in the Sicilian harbor of Augusta, Italy. The corpses of 17 migrants were brought ashore in Sicily aboard an Italian naval vessel along with 454 survivors as efforts intensified to rescue people fleeing war and poverty in Africa and the Middle East.

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    MAY 31: A close-up of brass "love locks" attached to an iron grill on the Pont de Arts over the River Seine in Paris, a day before the bridge was closed and city municipal employees began removing hundreds of thousands of the locks whose total weight was at 45 tons.

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    MAY 31: Festival-goers take part in the "Lumacon" fight between Saint George, representing "the good," and the dragon, representing "the evil," during the annual Doudou folkloric event, in Mons, Belgium. More than 100,000 people and 1,800 participants dressed in historical costumes attended the festival, which dates to the Middle Ages and is recognized as one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.

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    JUNE 1: A woman accompanies some Filipino students as they wade through rocky shallows on their way to school in Sitio Kinabuksan, Kawag village, Subic, Zambales Province, north of Manila. An estimated 24 million public school students in the primary and secondary levels attended the opening of classes nationwide, local media reported. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTR4YA81

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    JUNE 1: A 6-year-old female poodle named Luisa walks with her owner in Beijing, China. The owner said it cost her around $80-$90 to dye her dog's fur.

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    JUNE 1: Dancers from the Batsheva Dance Company rehearse before their new show "Last Work" in Tel Aviv. Batsheva is one of Israel's most prominent dance companies. Batsheva's artistic director, choreographer Ohad Naharin, is credited with developing the movement language "Gaga," and incorporating it as the dancers' main form of training.

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    JUNE 2: A cow stands in the middle of a busy road as auto-rickshaws pass by in Bengaluru, India. In Hinduism, India's major religion, the cow is revered as the source of food and symbol of life and may never be killed.

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    JUNE 2: A man is pulled alive by divers and rescuers from a cruise ship that capsized in a cyclone on the Yangtze River, in China. More than 200 divers combed the capsized ship, looking for more than 400 missing people, many of them elderly Chinese tourists.

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    JUNE 3: Men relax after applying mud to their bodies to cool themselves off on the banks of the river Ganges in Allahabad, India. India's earth sciences minister has blamed climate change for a heatwave that has killed 2,500 people and for deficient monsoon rains, after the government said on Tuesday the country was headed for its first drought in six years.

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    JUNE 3: Competitors start their men's Individual Epee Round of 16 fencing event at the Southeast Asian Games in Singapore.

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    JUNE 3: Members of Japan's Self-Defense Force's honor guard prepare for a ceremony for Australia's Defense Minister Kevin Andrews at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo.

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    JUNE 3: Tale of Verve waits in his stable before his morning workout at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. Tale of Verve was a 15-1 long shot in Saturday's Belmont Stakes, a race that Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah is expected to win.

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    JUNE 3: A robot teacher named "Xiaomei" gestures during a demonstration in a class at Jiujiang University, in Jiujiang, China. The robot, designed and made by a team led by teacher Zhang Guangshun, is able to narrate the teaching materials and respond to several voice orders like "repeat" or "continue." It took the team a month to build the robot, local media reported.

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    June 3: Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop leans back to stretch before game one of the 2015 Stanley Cup Final against the Chicago Blackhawks at Amalie Arena in Tampa.

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    jUNE 3: A child plays in a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil. More than 250,000 people were affected by the strong rains and flooding, according to the state Civil Defense agency.

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    JUNE 4: Migrants who were found drifting in the Andaman Sea on a boat that was taking on water, collect rainwater during a downpour at a temporary refugee camp in northern Myanmar. Authorities finally allowed the vessel with 727 migrants on board to land after keeping it at sea for days.

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    JUNE 4: Children eat ice cream at Appleby-in-Westmorland, Britain. They were in town with their family to attend an annual horse fair that has taken place since the 1600s.

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    JUNE 4: A man holds onto a balcony of an apartment on the 16th floor of an apartment building in Hefei, Anhui province, China. According to local media the man was threatening to commit suicide, and was later taken into custody by the police after a six-hour standoff.

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    JUNE 4: Actor Steve Martin accepts the American Film Institute's 43rd Life Achievement Award at the Dolby theatre in Hollywood, California.

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