Day in Pics: 24th May

May 24, 2013, 08:37 AM IST
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A stuffed pink unicorn is tangled amid the wreckage of Plaza Towers Elementary, where seven children were killed earlier in the week when a tornado hit Moore, Okla.

A stuffed pink unicorn is tangled amid the wreckage of Plaza Towers Elementary, where seven children were killed earlier in the week when a tornado hit Moore, Okla.

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Igbo warrior dancers perform on the street during the funeral of late author Chinua Achebe, in Ogidi, Nigeria.

Igbo warrior dancers perform on the street during the funeral of late author Chinua Achebe, in Ogidi, Nigeria.

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President Barack Obama talks about national security, at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington.

President Barack Obama talks about national security, at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington.

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This image released by Starpix shows actress Michelle Rodriguez at the inaugural Fun Fearless Latina Awards.

This image released by Starpix shows actress Michelle Rodriguez at the inaugural Fun Fearless Latina Awards.

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Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra speaks at the 19th International Conference on The Future of Asia in Tokyo.

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra speaks at the 19th International Conference on The Future of Asia in Tokyo.

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Isla Fisher arrives at the LA special Screening of

Isla Fisher arrives at the LA special Screening of "Now You See Me" at the ArcLight Hollywood, in Los Angeles.

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Wearing special costumes, Buddhist devotees pour water over a Buddha`s statue under a Banyan tree during the Full Moon day of Kasone, known as Buddha`s Birthday, at a pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar.

Wearing special costumes, Buddhist devotees pour water over a Buddha`s statue under a Banyan tree during the Full Moon day of Kasone, known as Buddha`s Birthday, at a pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar.

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This photo provided by Francisco Rodriguez, a man is seen sitting atop a car that fell into the Skagit River after the collapse of the Interstate 5 bridge, in Mount Vernon, Wash.

This photo provided by Francisco Rodriguez, a man is seen sitting atop a car that fell into the Skagit River after the collapse of the Interstate 5 bridge, in Mount Vernon, Wash.

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International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde arrives for a second day of the court hearing at a special court house, in Paris.

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde arrives for a second day of the court hearing at a special court house, in Paris.

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A Buddhist nun pours waterover a statue of Buddha under a Bayan tree during the Full Moon day of Kasone, known as Buddha`s Birthday, at a pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar.

A Buddhist nun pours waterover a statue of Buddha under a Bayan tree during the Full Moon day of Kasone, known as Buddha`s Birthday, at a pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar.

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A monk wearing magnificent costume and mask performs during a procession on Wesak day in Ipoh, Malaysia.

A monk wearing magnificent costume and mask performs during a procession on Wesak day in Ipoh, Malaysia.

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An Indian girl sucks on a hose to pull water as she stand on top of a government tanker delivering drinking water because of short supply in running water taps at a slum in New Delhi.

An Indian girl sucks on a hose to pull water as she stand on top of a government tanker delivering drinking water because of short supply in running water taps at a slum in New Delhi.

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US Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman, walks out after meeting with Indian officials in New Delhi.

US Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman, walks out after meeting with Indian officials in New Delhi.

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President of English Football Association Prince William, left, holding a football presented to him, reacts as UEFA President Michel Platini presents him with a mini soccer ball also after he addressed the delegates during the 37th Ordinary UEFA Congress in London.

President of English Football Association Prince William, left, holding a football presented to him, reacts as UEFA President Michel Platini presents him with a mini soccer ball also after he addressed the delegates during the 37th Ordinary UEFA Congress in London.

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An Orangutan Information Centre (OIC) staff member holds an 18 month-old orangutan they just confiscate from an illegal owner in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia.

An Orangutan Information Centre (OIC) staff member holds an 18 month-old orangutan they just confiscate from an illegal owner in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia.

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Dutch King Willem-Alexander, right, waves to photographers as he and Queen Maxima, center, arrive together with Luxembourg`s Grand Duchess Maria-Teresa at the Grand Ducal Palace in Luxembourg.

Dutch King Willem-Alexander, right, waves to photographers as he and Queen Maxima, center, arrive together with Luxembourg`s Grand Duchess Maria-Teresa at the Grand Ducal Palace in Luxembourg.

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Spain`s Rafael Nadal and Russia`s Maria Sharapova pose during the draw for the 2013 French Open tennis tournament, at Roland Garros stadium in Paris.

Spain`s Rafael Nadal and Russia`s Maria Sharapova pose during the draw for the 2013 French Open tennis tournament, at Roland Garros stadium in Paris.

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A Sri Lankan Buddhist monk identified as Bowatte Indrarathane walks after self immolating outside the sacred Temple of the Tooth in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Indrarathane allegedly set himself on fire during a protest demanding an end to cattle slaughter, according to Press Trust of India.

A Sri Lankan Buddhist monk identified as Bowatte Indrarathane walks after self immolating outside the sacred Temple of the Tooth in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Indrarathane allegedly set himself on fire during a protest demanding an end to cattle slaughter, according to Press Trust of India.

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An Iraqi man wears a torture device used by the regime of Iraq`s ousted leader Saddam Hussein at the Shaheed Monument in Baghdad.

An Iraqi man wears a torture device used by the regime of Iraq`s ousted leader Saddam Hussein at the Shaheed Monument in Baghdad.

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Indian army soldiers order a Kashmiri civilian to lift his shirt to reveal his body during a gunbattle in Buchoo Balla, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of Srinagar.

Indian army soldiers order a Kashmiri civilian to lift his shirt to reveal his body during a gunbattle in Buchoo Balla, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of Srinagar.

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