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People release floating lanterns dedicated to deceased loved ones on Memorial Day, at Ala Moana Beach Park in Honolulu, HawaiiReuters
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Two men paddle a canoe along a flooded road in Trysil, southeast NorwayReuters
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A rickshaw operator transports a commuter along a flooded road after heavy rains in the northeastern Indian city of GuwahatiReuters
People dressed as pirates gather in Penzance to attempt to reclaim the Guinness World Record for the most pirates in one place. However, the total was 14,155 pirates, 77 shy of the current world record set in HastingsGetty
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A litter of white Bengal tiger cubs at the White Zoo in Kernhof, Austria. The male cub was named ObamaReuters
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US President Barack Obama shakes hands with troops after his speech at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, AfghanistanReuters
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Nigel Farage, leader of Ukip, has a celebratory drink at the Westminster Arms pub in London before giving a press conferenceGetty
A multiple-exposure picture shows service towers moving towards the Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft on its launch pad at Baikonur cosmodrome. The Soyuz is scheduled to travel to the International Space Station on 29 MayReuters
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An Orthodox priest conducts a blessing in front of the Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft on the launch pad at Baikonur cosmodrome in KazakhstanReuters
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Pope Francis touches the stones of the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem's Old CityReuters
A priest shows burnt wooden crosses at the Dormition Abbey, a Catholic sanctuary atop Mount Zion in Jerusalem's old city. A fire was set by a suspected arsonist at the site marking the location of Jesus' last supper, in an attack that occurred several hours after Pope Francis had visitedReuters
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Firefighters attempt to extinguish a fire at the Druzhba sports arena, home venue of the Donbass ice hockey team, in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, after an armed group broke into the stadium and set it on fireReuters
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Security personnel and rescue workers gather around damaged coaches of a passenger train after a collision in Khalilabad in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. A passenger train collided with a stationary goods train, killing at least 40 people and injuring more than 150Reuters
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Chinese People's Liberation Army soldiers practise pistol shooting at a military base amid heavy snow in Hami, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, ChinaReuters