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    MAY 3: Russia's Margarita Mamun performs in the individual final program at the 31st European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Minsk, Belarus.

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    MAY 3: A 6-year-old acrobat performs on the opening of a tourist festival in Bozhou, Anhui province, China.

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    MAY 4: Actors dressed as Star Wars characters Chewbacca, Princess Leia and Han Solo throw out the ceremonial first pitch before a game between the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park.

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    MAY 4: Singer Rihanna arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala 2015 celebrating the opening of "China: Through the Looking Glass" in Manhattan.

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    MAY 4: Beyonce arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala 2015 celebrating the opening of "China: Through the Looking Glass," in Manhattan.

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    MAY 4: Minnesota Twins outfielders, from left, Shane Robinson, Jordan Schafer and Torii Hunter celebrate the Twins' 8-7 win over the Oakland Athletics in Minneapolis. Hunter hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning.

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    MAY 4: Goaltender Ondrej Pavelec of the Czech Republic reacts after a goal during the Ice Hockey World Championship gagainst Canada at the O2 arena in Prague, Czech Republic.

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    MAY 4: One thousand women receive a facial massage at a sports center in Jinan, Shandong province, China. The women were given a 30-minute facial to set a Guinness World Record for the largest group of people to get beauty treatment in the same location, according to local media.

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    MAY 4: A surfer braves a 15-foot wave at the Wedge in Newport Beach, Calif., where the big surf kept lifeguards busy and attracted daring surfers and bodysurfers with boards, wetsuits and fins in tow. Hundreds of spectators lined the beach and gasped, cheered and clapped as the walls of churning water created by a major storm thousands of miles away crashed along beaches in Orange and San Diego counties and at Malibu and Zuma in Los Angeles County.

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    MAY 4: An Indonesian customs officer holds one of 22 water bottles containing live yellow-crested cockatoos that were destined for illegal trade. A man smuggling the cockatoos by ship from Makassar, Sulawesi, was arrested at Tanjung Perak port in Surabaya, East Java.

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    MAY 5: A man carries a cupboard after salvaging it from a collapsed house in Nepal on Tuesday. A woman from Maine was still missing more than a week after the earthquake.

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    MAY 5: Kim Kardashian is caught by a photographer's flash at a book-signing event for her book 'Selfish' at a Barnes & Noble in New York.

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    MAY 6: A palace guard stands at the gate to Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul.

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    MAY 6: A newborn monkey named Charlotte clings to her mother at the Takasakiyama Natural Zoological Garden in Oita, southern Japan. The Japanese zoo apologized for naming the monkey Charlotte after the newborn British princess after It was flooded with angry calls and emails hours after announcing the name for its first born monkey of the year, a tradition at the city-run zoo. The zoo is considering renaming the macaque.

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    MAY 6: A woman paddles in a makeshift boat as she collects recyclable trash from a polluted river in Navotas city, Philippines.

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    MAY 6: Zhao Xiaoyang smokes inside a cage at his home in Fangjia village, Zhejiang province, China. Zhao has been living in a cage after he was diagnosed with a mental disorder in 2001 and had beaten a man to death. For years, his mother has cooked him meals and taken care of his personal hygiene. P

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    MAY 6: People take part in a yoga session on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, where every week in May free Yoga classes are offered featuring different yoga instructors.

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    MAY 6: A field of dead almond trees is seen next to a field of growing almond trees in Coalinga in the Central Valley, California. Almonds, a major component of farming in California, use up some 10 percent of the state's water reserves, according to some estimates. California water regulators on Tuesday adopted the state's first rules for mandatory cutbacks in urban water use as the region's catastrophic drought enters its fourth year. Urban users will be hardest hit, even though they account for only 20 percent of state water consumption, while the state's massive agricultural sector, which the Public Policy Institute of California says uses 80 percent of human-related consumption, has been exempted.

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    MAY 6: James Spears takes his 1964 German built Amphicar for a drive on Lake Mead in Nevada. A prolonged drought in the Western United States has drastically lowered the level of the lake's water.

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    MAY 6: People watch an outdoor shadow play performance at Changgyeonggung Palace in Seoul, South Korea.

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    MAY 7: A man walks to a house that was damaged during an airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in Faj Attan village, Sanaa, Yemen. The air strikes in this part of Sanaa have forced the village's population to flee their homes. Saudi Arabia offered a five-day humanitarian truce on Thursday to the Houthi militia it has hit with weeks of airstrikes in neighboring Yemen, on condition that fighting across Yemen stops.

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    MAY 7: School girls bow after performing a song while others work on their expressions in the mirror during a singing class in Pyongyang, North Korea. The Pyongyang School Children's Palace is a place where talented school children go for extracurricular classes, and is one of the places tourists visit during their stay in Pyongyang.

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    MAY 7: New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady arrives by helicopter for a speaking event at Salem State University in Salem, Mass. An NFL investigation found that New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs and that Brady was "at least generally aware" of the rules violations. The 243-page report released Wednesday said league investigators found no evidence that coach Bill Belichick and team management knew of the practice.

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    MAY 7: The legs of a homeless extend from the doorway of a business in the Financial District in San Francisco.

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    MAY 8: A worker installs a giant wreath of poppies atop the 102-meter Motherland Monument in Kiev, Ukraine, on Friday, May 8, 2015, to mark the anniversary of the defeat of the Nazis in WWII. Ukraine for the first time marked two holidays for the WWII victory, with a day of remembrance on Friday and Victory Day on Saturday.

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    MAY 8: A participant taking part in the Mud Day athletic event makes his way down a mud obstacle in Beynes, west of Paris, France. Thousands of runners seeking an athletic challenge were competing in a circuit of approximately 8 miles with over 20 obstacles, most of them set in mud.

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    MAY 8: Sailboats float near the banks of pollen-covered Lake Starnberg in southern Germany.

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    MAY 8: Will Power of Australia – yes, that's the guy's name – sits in his car during practice for the Grand Prix of Indianapolis auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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    MAY 8: A woman runs to unload a helicopter bringing emergency food supplies in the remote village of Dovan, Nepal. A April 25 earthquake devastated much of the country.

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    MAY 8: In this photo released by the Spanish Guardia Civil, a boy curled up inside a suitcase is seen on the display of a scanner at the border crossing in Ceuta, a Spanish city enclave in North Africa. A Spanish court ordered the detention of the father who allegedly hid his 8-year-old son inside the suitcase in an attempt to smuggle the child illegally into Europe. A police statement said guards made the arrest after initially stopping a 19-year-old Moroccan woman who looked nervous as she waited in line to cross the border.

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