Day in Pics: 17th May

May 17, 2013, 08:17 AM IST
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Contestant Janelle Arthur and Kimberly Perry, of musical group The Band Perry, perform at the

Contestant Janelle Arthur and Kimberly Perry, of musical group The Band Perry, perform at the "American Idol" finale at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live, in Los Angeles.

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A demonstrator returns a tear gas canister fired by police during a protest by striking miners in La Paz, Bolivia.

A demonstrator returns a tear gas canister fired by police during a protest by striking miners in La Paz, Bolivia.

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Actress Emma Watson, centre, gestures to photographers alongside actors Taissa Fariga, left, Katie Chang, second left, and director Sofia Coppola as they arrive for the screening of the film Young & Beautiful at the 66th international film festival, in Cannes.

Actress Emma Watson, centre, gestures to photographers alongside actors Taissa Fariga, left, Katie Chang, second left, and director Sofia Coppola as they arrive for the screening of the film Young & Beautiful at the 66th international film festival, in Cannes.

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Crushed autos sit amid the rubble as emergency personnel continue search efforts to locate unaccounted for people in the Rancho Brazos neighborhood in Granbury, Texas.

Crushed autos sit amid the rubble as emergency personnel continue search efforts to locate unaccounted for people in the Rancho Brazos neighborhood in Granbury, Texas.

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Russia`s Maria Sharapova returns the ball to US Sloane Stephens during their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome.

Russia`s Maria Sharapova returns the ball to US Sloane Stephens during their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome.

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Supporters of Tehreek-i-Insaf headed by Pakistan`s cricketer-turned-politician Imran, Khan, protest against rigging in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Supporters of Tehreek-i-Insaf headed by Pakistan`s cricketer-turned-politician Imran, Khan, protest against rigging in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Arielle Kebbel attends the CW Upfront, in New York.

Arielle Kebbel attends the CW Upfront, in New York.

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The Dalai Lama greets Ron Marks, dean of the Tulane School of Social Work, as he arrives at Louis Armstrong International Airport in Kenner, La.

The Dalai Lama greets Ron Marks, dean of the Tulane School of Social Work, as he arrives at Louis Armstrong International Airport in Kenner, La.

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President Barack Obama meets with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel along with Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey and the service secretaries, service chiefs, and senior enlisted advisers to discuss sexual assault in the military in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington.

President Barack Obama meets with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel along with Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey and the service secretaries, service chiefs, and senior enlisted advisers to discuss sexual assault in the military in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington.

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A South Korean believer pours water on a small statue of Buddha to celebrate Buddha`s birthday at Jogye temple in Seoul, South Korea.

A South Korean believer pours water on a small statue of Buddha to celebrate Buddha`s birthday at Jogye temple in Seoul, South Korea.

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This photo provided by the Alaskan Volcano Observatory, the Pavlof volcano erupts, as seen from the air from the southwest in Cold Bay, Alaska.

This photo provided by the Alaskan Volcano Observatory, the Pavlof volcano erupts, as seen from the air from the southwest in Cold Bay, Alaska.

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Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma, right, shakes hands with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida prior to their meeting at Foreign Ministry in Tokyo.

Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma, right, shakes hands with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida prior to their meeting at Foreign Ministry in Tokyo.

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Nepalese firefighters rest after inspecting the scene of a fire at the Pilgrims Book store at Thamel, Nepal.

Nepalese firefighters rest after inspecting the scene of a fire at the Pilgrims Book store at Thamel, Nepal.

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Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) sub inspectors and executives of the 38th batch at National Industrial Security Academy (NISA) march during their passing out parade of on the outskirts of Hyderabad.

Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) sub inspectors and executives of the 38th batch at National Industrial Security Academy (NISA) march during their passing out parade of on the outskirts of Hyderabad.

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Supporters of Hindu nationalist and main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stage a protest rally against water scarcity in the city as police use water cannon to disperse them, in New Delhi.

Supporters of Hindu nationalist and main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stage a protest rally against water scarcity in the city as police use water cannon to disperse them, in New Delhi.

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A model presents creation by Indonesian designer Lia Afif during the Jakarta Fashion and Food Festival.

A model presents creation by Indonesian designer Lia Afif during the Jakarta Fashion and Food Festival.

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Participants, with their heads sticking out from holes of a large white fabric, perform during a performance,

Participants, with their heads sticking out from holes of a large white fabric, perform during a performance, "Divisor" during an exhibition, "A Journal of the Plague Year. Fear, Ghosts, Rebels. SARS, Leslie and the Hong Kong Story," in Central business district of Hong Kong.

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England`s Matt Prior leaves the pitch after losing his wicket LBW off the bowling of New Zealand`s Tim Southee in their first test match, at Lord`s cricket ground in London.

England`s Matt Prior leaves the pitch after losing his wicket LBW off the bowling of New Zealand`s Tim Southee in their first test match, at Lord`s cricket ground in London.

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Indian Artist Anish Kapoor stands inside his sculpture `1st Body` in his exhibition `Kapoor In Berlin` at the Martin-Gropius-Bau museum in Berlin. The exhibition will run from May 18, until Nov. 24, 2013.

Indian Artist Anish Kapoor stands inside his sculpture `1st Body` in his exhibition `Kapoor In Berlin` at the Martin-Gropius-Bau museum in Berlin. The exhibition will run from May 18, until Nov. 24, 2013.

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Activists of Kalinga Sena, a local political party, hold placards as they burn a poster of cricketer Shanthakumaran Sreesanth at a protest against spot fixing during the Indian Premier League (IPL) in Bhubaneswar.

Activists of Kalinga Sena, a local political party, hold placards as they burn a poster of cricketer Shanthakumaran Sreesanth at a protest against spot fixing during the Indian Premier League (IPL) in Bhubaneswar.

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A model displays a creation from the Autumn/Winter 2013 collection by Singapore based designers Zardoze & Panthea during the annual Fashion Festival in Singapore.

A model displays a creation from the Autumn/Winter 2013 collection by Singapore based designers Zardoze & Panthea during the annual Fashion Festival in Singapore.

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Serena Williams, of the United States, celebrates after defeating Spain`s Carla Suarez Navarro at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome. Williams won 6-2 6-0.

Serena Williams, of the United States, celebrates after defeating Spain`s Carla Suarez Navarro at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome. Williams won 6-2 6-0.

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