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    APRIL 2: Aliona Savchenko and Bruno Massot of Germany compete in the pairs short program during the World Figure Skating Championships in Boston. They placed third overall in the final standings.

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    APRIL 2: Mason Lightsey, 9, is pictured with an 800-pound alligator caught at his father Lee Lightsey's farm in Venus, Florida.

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    APRIL 2: A woman walks in a yard where tea leaves are dried at a tea company in Dening, China.

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    APRIL 3: A dog is seen in front of a Sphinx replica, whose head has been removed from its body, at a theme park on the outskirts of Shijiazhuang, China.

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    APRIL 3: A Bengal cat is seen during the Mediterranean Winner 2016 cat show in Rome.

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    APRIL 3: Makeup is applied to a Persian cat before it is shown during the Mediterranean Winner 2016 cat show in Rome.

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    APRIL 4: Wrestlers fight during their Stardom female professional wrestling show at Shinkiba 1st Ring in Tokyo, Japan. Professional women's wrestling in Japan means body slams, sweat, and garish costumes. But Japanese rules on hierarchy also come into play, with a culture of deference to veteran fighters. The brutal reality of the ring is masked by a strong fantasy element that feeds its popularity with fans, most of them men.

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    APRIL 4: A shopkeeper tries to save belongings after a heavy rain as residents use a bridge covered with floodwater in the Nowshera District on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan.

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    APRIL 4: Villanova Wildcats guard Jalen Brunson attempts to shoot the ball as North Carolina Tar Heels forward Kennedy Meeks reaches in during the second half in the championship game of the 2016 NCAA Men's Final Four in Houston. A buzzer-beating 3-pointer by Kris Jenkins gave Villanova a 77-74 victory and the second national title in the team's history.

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    APRIL 4: Children play in mud to cool off on a hot day in New Delhi, India, where the temperature was nearly 100 degrees.

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    APRIL 5: A motorcyclist performs the superman stunt on a highway in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Crowds of small motorbikes ridden by racers – or "Mat Rempit," as they are known in Malaysian slang – face off in impromptu races in the Malaysian capital after dark. The decades-old culture is widely frowned upon by largely conservative Malaysians, who fear it encourages gambling, drug abuse, thefts and sexual promiscuity.

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    APRIL 6: A woman holds her malnourished child at a malnutrition intensive care unit in Yemen's capital of Sanaa.

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    APRIL 6: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reads the lyrics of Al Wilson's song "The Snake" during a campaign event in Bethpage, New York. Reuters

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    APRIL 6: Waiter Alejandro Garcia Mourelo fills his tray with cups of hot chocolate and plates of churros at the Chocolate Shop San Gines in Madrid, Spain. The shop was founded in 1894 and is one of Madrid’s most emblematic places, attracting thousands of tourists and locals to enjoy its famous hot chocolate with churros, which consist of a mixture of water and flour, deep fried in oil and sold fresh. Reuters

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    APRIL 7: Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz and children make the traditional Jewish bread, matzah, at a campaign event in Brooklyn, New York City. Reuters

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    APRIL 7: Malia Obama and President Barack Obama descend the steps of Air Force One upon their arrival at O'Hare Airport in Chicago.

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    APRIL 7: Randy Jackson, left, Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Ryan Seacrest appear on stage during the American Idol Grand Finale in Hollywood.

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    APRIL 7: Actress Zooey Deschanel and Kermit the Frog talk on stage during WE Day California in Inglewood, California.

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    APRIL 7: A Swiss Guard does his job at the Vatican.

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    APRIL 7: Disabled Palestinians play sitting volleyball during a local sports championship organized by Al Jazeera club in Gaza City. Reuters

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    APRIL 7: Visitors pose in front of an upside-down family sized house at the Huashan Creative Park in Taipei, Taiwan. The house, filled with home furnishings, was created by a group of Taiwanese architects at a cost of around $600,000 and took two months to complete.

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    APRIL 7: Workers clean used cooking oil tins in a recycling workshop in Mumbai, India.

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    APRIL 7: The tail of a horse is decorated with a bow during the "Ghodejatra" Horse Race festival, organized by the Nepal Army, in Kathmandu.

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