May 27, 2013

Published May 27, 2013

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U.S. President Barack Obama makes remarks during Memorial Day observances at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.

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A man runs away as waves whipped up by winds surge past a barrier onto a seaside road in Yantai, Shandong Province, China.

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A group of men smuggle diesel fuel from Syria to Turkey across the Al-Assi River in Darkush town, Idlib countryside, hoping to sell it at a higher price, May 26, 2013.

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The interior of a Smart Forvision electric concept car at the Electric Mobility Conference of the German Government in Berlin

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An Orthodox Priest blesses members of the media shortly after having blessed the Soyuz rocket at the Baikonur Cosmodrome Launch pad in Kazakhstan.

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A slightly off-course mother duck leads her ducklings up to the entrance to the West Wing, home to U.S. President Barack Obama's Oval Office, on the White House grounds in Washington, D.C.

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A Nepalese laborer transports a piece of plywood at Lukla, Nepal.

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To celebrate Memorial Day, and to mark the 95th anniversary of the historic Battle of Belleau Wood, U.S. Marines with their French counterparts gather at Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in Belleau, France to commemorate their fallen heroes, May 26, 2013.

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American Jack Wiegand, from Fresno, California, covers his Mooney 20 single-engine plane shortly upon arrival from Bangkok, Thailand on the fifth leg of his attempt to be the youngest pilot to fly around the world, in Manila, Philippines. Wiegand, 20, has flown to North America, the Atlantic, Europe, the Middle East and South Asia and is scheduled to fly to Kobe, Japan on May 28, 2013.

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Watford's goalkeeper Manuel Almunia fails to stop Crystal Palace's Kevin Phillips (not pictured) from scoring his penalty goal during their Championship play-off final soccer match at Wembley Stadium in London.

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A worker arranges Romania's national flag during a Guinness World Record attempt for the world's biggest national flag in Clinceni, near Bucharest. The flag, measuring 349.4 per 226.9 meters, established a new Guinness World Record, according to the organization's officials.

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Actresses Lea Seydoux (L) and Adele Exarchopoulos (R) kiss director Abdellatif Kechiche after receiving the Palme d'Or award for the film "La Vie D'Adele" during the closing ceremony of the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, May 26, 2013.

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