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    MAY 1: A circus clown cries as she watches the performing elephants in their final show for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

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    APRIL 30: Mexico's Rommel Pacheco, currently ranked the world's No. 1 diver by the International Swimming Federation, enters the water from the 3 meter springboard in Mexico City. Pacheco will compete in his third Olympic Games in Rio 2016.

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    APRIL 30: Pilot and jet-ski champion Franky Zapata hovers in the air on a hoverboard as he breaks the Guiness World Record for farthest flight by a hoverboard. He covered a distance of 7,389.76 feet – about 1.4 miles – with an average speed of about 35 mph, in Sausset les Pins near Marseille, France.

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    APRIL 30: Worshippers hold candles below as a man prays on a rooftop during the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City.

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    APRIL 30: Elderly people attend an aquatic exercise class at a private pool in Bangkok, Thailand. Many Thai families look after elderly relatives at a cost that countrywide adds up to just under a third of household income. The number of families facing this issue will balloon as the population ages at a rate among the fastest in Southeast Asia.

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    APRIL 30: Elephants execute part of their act in one of their final performances before retiring from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus' "Circus Extreme" show at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

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    May 1: Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan kisses his daughter, Diar, after the Raptors' 89-84 win over Indiana Pacers in game seven of the first round of the 2016 NBA Playoffs at Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

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    MAY 2: Singer-songwriter Beyonce Knowles arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala to celebrate the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" in the Manhattan.

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    MAY 2: Men fish in the waters of the Yenisei River during a snowfall in the Siberian town of Divnogorsk, Russia.

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    MAY 2: A man takes part in the annual Jack In The Green parade involving hundreds of costumed revellers in a four-hour procession that culminates in the "slaying" of a Jack character to "unleash the spirit of summer" on May Day weekend, in Hastings, southern Britain.

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    MAY 2: A man repairs a watch at a roadside shop in the old quarters of New Delhi, India.

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    MAY 3: Gisele Bundchen, a top Brazilian model and wife of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, poses before a fashion show by German designer Karl Lagerfeld as part of his latest inter-seasonal Cruise collection for fashion house Chanel at the Paseo del Prado street in Havana, Cuba.

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    MAY 3: A woman and her dogs stop and look at a store mannequin wearing a dog's head mask outside a fashion shop in Nice, France.

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    MAY 4: Texas Rangers shortstop Hanser Alberto blows a giant bubble with his bubble gum during the fifth inning of a game against the Toronto Blue Jays.

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    MAY 4: Rangers shortstop Hanser Alberto's gets a faceful when his bubble pops. Alberto had another ungraceful moment at game's end when he struck out swinging and the Rangers fell to the Blue Jays, 12-2.

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    MAY 4: People relax on deck chairs on a warm day in London.

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    MAY 4: A Canadian Mountie surveys the damage on a street in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, in this image posted on social media. Wildfires ravaged the center of Canada's oil production region in northern Alberta, covering 390 square miles and destroying hundreds of homes and businesses in Fort McMurray, whose entire population of 80,000 was forced to flee. The wildfires may become the costliest catastrophe in the country's history with insurance losses potentially reaching $7.3 billion.

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    MAY 5: Muslim women react upon seeing a relic believed to be hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammed during Meeraj-un-Nabi celebrations early morning at the Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar in the Indian state of Kashmir.

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    MAY 5: Beach-goers stand in silence as a two-minute siren marking the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day is sounded in Netanya, Israel.

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    MAY 5: A woman is carried away in a stretcher by medics after being trapped for six days in the rubble of a collapsed building in Nairobi, Kenya. After discovering the woman alive and conscious, rescuers administered an IV and oxygen but then had to work for a number of hours to free her before getting her to a hospital.

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    MAY 6: A horse gets a bath after a morning workout at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. The 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday.

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    MAY 5: A girl salutes visitors before a show at the Mangyongdae Children's Palace in central Pyongyang, North Korea. Pyongyang held a gala of song and dance performances by local school children for delegations of foreign journalists and tourists ahead of the Seventh Worker's Party Congress on Saturday.

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