June 6, 2014

Published June 06, 2014


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World War II D-Day invasion veterans Herman Zeitchik (L) and Antonio Gimenez (R) are surrounded by other veterans as they attend a ceremony at the National World War II Memorial on the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Europe, while in Washington, D.C.

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Sikh activists clash with members of the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabhandak Committee during commemorations for the 30th anniversary of Operation Blue Star at the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India. At least two people were wounded after clashes broke out between sword-wielding Sikhs on the anniversary of the notorious army raid on the site.

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Palestinian militants from the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) take part in a graduation cermony in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip.

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A World War II veteran reacts as she meets U.S. President Barack Obama during the 70th French-American Commemoration D-Day Ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, France.

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Italian Carabinieri paramilitary police stand at attention as Saint Peter's statue is seen in the foreground on Saint Peter's Square before an audience led by Pope Francis at the Vatican.

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California Chrome, winner of the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, gallops during morning workouts at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. The horse will attempt to become the first horse since Affirmed in 1978 to win racing's coveted triple crown when he competes in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday.

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Coal miners leave the Zasyadko mine following their work shift in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. Donetsk is part of the Donbass coal mining region, which has been hit by separatists protests in recent weeks.

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Racegoers react during the third race of Ladies Day in the Royal Enclosure at the Epsom Derby Festival in Epsom, southern England.

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Indian soccer fans pose for a picture after getting their hair cut by Indian hair stylist Rabin Das outside his saloon on the outskirts of Kolkata, ahead of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Das charges 500 rupees ($8) for a FIFA World Cup trophy haircut.

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A stranded seal pup explores a pool at the seal station in Friedrichskook, northern Germany. The pup was found May 28 on the German island Sylt and was named Anja after the lady who found her. She currently weighs 7,6 kg and will be released into the wild once she has reached a weight of 25 kg.

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A reveler poses for pictures at the Victorian Picnic during the Wave and Goth festival in Leipzig, Germany. The annual festival, known in Germany as Wave-Gotik Treffen (WGT), features over 150 bands and artist in venues all over the city playing Gothic rock and other styles of the dark wave music subculture.

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A visitor poses for photos with a 3-D installation at a media preview of the Trick Eye Museum at the Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore. The museum, which features paintings and optical illusion installations, will open to the public on Sunday.

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