June 20, 2013

Published June 20, 2013




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A student looks at his iPad at a primary school in Quzhou, Zhejiang province, China, as his class watches a live broadcast of a lecture given by Shenzhou-10 spacecraft astronauts on the Tiangong-1 space module.

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A protester is tackled to the ground after running onto the field holding a sign protesting against Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa during the ICC Champions Trophy semi-final match between Sri Lanka and India at Cardiff Wales Stadium in Wales, Britain.

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Thabiso Boya adds his get-well message on a poster for former South African President Nelson Mandela, at the Education Expo in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mandela remains in the hospital for the 13th day for a recurring lung infection.

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Former England captain David Beckham (obscured) arrives at Tongji University surrounded by his fans in Shanghai, China. Beckham cancelled his event at the university after an accidental stampede happened upon his arrival injuring at least five people, local media reported.

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A section of the Tehachapi Pass Wind Farm in Tehachapi, California, USA, June 19, 2013

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Firemen spray water on a mud-covered street in Saint-Beat as part of clean-up operations two days after the village was submerged by flash floods.

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An airplane is seen agains the moon in its waxing gibbous phase in the sky over Hoboken, New Jersey, USA, June 19, 2013. On Sunday, June 23, a perigee moon will coincide with a full moon when it will pass by the earth at its closest point.

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Construction workers wear face masks to protect them from a heavy smoke haze as they perform morning exercises at the start of their shift in Singapore. Singapore's air quality deteriorated to "hazardous" levels as smoke from slash-and-burn land clearing in Indonesia enveloped the city-state, inflaming tensions between the Southeast Asian neighbors.

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A "Ger", a traditional Mongolian tent, is seen near Ulan Bator. Mongolia will hold its presidential election on June 26.

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Children displaced by the rising waters of the river Yamuna wait to receive free food distributed by volunteers outside makeshift tents at a roadside camp in New Delhi, India.

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The fully integrated spacecraft and science instrument for NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) mission is seen in a clean room at the Lockheed Martin Space Systems Sunnyvale, California facility. (NASA/Lockheed Martin)

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Lurleen, the nursing mother, and Noland the puppy snuggling up in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, June 19, 2013. Lurleen already is caring for four newborn kittens and now is nursing the orphaned week-old pit bull puppy. (Photo released by the Cleveland Animal Protective League)


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