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05/21/2010

Editor's Choice: May 21, 2010.

    Here's a look at the best photos from around the world for May 21, 2010.

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 Singer Beth Ditto attends the 'Outside Of The Law' Premiere at the Palais des Festivals during the 63rd Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 21, 2010 in Cannes, France.  (Photo by Karl Walter/Getty Images)


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Singer Beth Ditto of U.S. band Gossip arrives on the red carpet for the screening of "Hors La Loi" (Outside the Law) in competition at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival May 21, 2010. (REUTERS/Yves Herman)


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Thai people and workers clean an area of Rama IV after it was attacked during clashes between anti-government protester 'Red shirt' and Thai security forces at RamaIV street on May20, 2010 in Bangkok, Thailand. Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva says order has been restored to the capital Bangkok and throughout the country. A night-time curfew remains in place in Bangkok and 23 provinces are to prevent a resurgence of unrest.   (Photo by Athit Perawongmetha/Getty Images)


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Bangkok municipal workers clean the area of Lumpini park, where anti-government protesters stayed for two months in downtown Bangkok, Thailand Friday, May 21, 2010. Thailand will not hold elections as demanded by anti government protesters until passions from more than two months of political violence are calmed, a key minister said Friday. (AP Photo/ Manish Swarup)


060 Banana Shpeel acrobatic performers Preston Jamieson and Kelsey Wiens perform on the 86th floor observation deck of the Empire State Building May 21, 2010 in New York City. The hand-to-hand duo performed to commemorate the opening night performance of the new Cirque de Soleil show Banana Shpeel which runs through August 29 at the Beacon Theatre.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)


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A Chimpanzee sucks on a block of ice in the hot weather at Chester Zoo in Chester, northern England May 21, 2010. Britain's government forecaster the Met Office predicts that the hottest weather of the year will arrive on Friday and stay through the weekend, with temperatures reaching 78.8 degrees Fahrenheit (26 degrees Celsius) in central and southern England. REUTERS/Phil Noble


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A Burundian child stands in front of a house belonging to the "Peace Village" near the south western Burundian town of Mutambara on May 13, 2010. Some 300 resident families who live in Peace Village are part of a larger group of some 500,000 Burundian refugees who have come back to Burundi since 2002 after having fled to neighboring countries running away form a bloody 13-year civil war. AFP PHOTO/ROBERTO SCHMIDT


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A person assists an injured demonstrator during clashes with the police at the surroundings of the Congress in Valparaiso, at the same time Chilean President Sebastian Pinera delivers his annual message to the nation on May 21, 2010. AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BERNETTI


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Maria Montoya looks at the coffin containing the remains of her father Diego Pineda, in Medellin May 21, 2010. The attorney's office on Friday returned the remains of some 51 people believed to have been killed by rebels and paramilitary forces from 1990-2000.   REUTERS/Fredy Amariles


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Surfdog Abbie catches a wave with the help of a little push from owner Michael Uy during a training session at dog beach in Del Mar, California May 13, 2010. The popular San Diego area contest, like many of the growing number of dog surfing events being held in southern California each year, is a fundraiser for pet-related charities. Picture taken May 13, 2010. Mike Blake/Reuters


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A Georgian woman stands in front of protesters displaying photos of prisoners, during a rally in Tbilisi, Georgia, Friday, May 21, 2010. Opposition supporters gathered outside the parliament to demand the release of people who they claim are political prisoners jailed by President Mikhail Saakashvili's government. (AP Photo/Shakh Aivazov)


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German Chancellor Angela Merkel reacts during the final parliament debate of an euro 750 billion (US $1 trillion) eurozone rescue package in Berlin, Friday, May 21, 2010.  (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)


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A volunteer feeds milk to a malnourished kitten and baby monkey at an animal hospital at Hathijan village at the outskirts of the Western Indian city of Ahmedabad, May 21,2010.According to doctors the hospital receives 5 to10 baby animals daily for treatment who are found by volunteers in the streets. REUTERS/Amit Dave


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A sign and a Schwinn bicycle are shown in the front yard of Floyd Landis' parents' home in Farmersville, Pa., Thursday May 20. The leaders of the IOC and World Anti-Doping Agency said on Friday that Floyd Landis should provide concrete evidence to back up his allegations of doping by seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong. The American rider, who was stripped of the 2006 Tour de France title and served a two-year ban for doping, also alleged that Armstrong not only joined him in doping but taught others how to cheat. (AP Photo/ Lancaster Newspapers, Justin Graybill)


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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, May 21, 2010. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid


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Montreal Canadiens' P.K. Subban, left, puts his arm around teammate Sergei Kostitsyn, who has been put aside for most playoff games by head coach Jacques Martin, during a practice Friday, May 21, 2010 in Brossard, Que. The Canadiens will face the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 4 NHL Eastern Conference finals Saturday with the Flyers leading the best-of-seven series 2-1. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson


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Tourists take their souvenir pictures in front of a poster of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, painted by North Korean defector Sun Moo, at a Korean War exhibition in Seoul, Friday, May 21, 2010. South Korean President Lee Myung-bak said Friday his country was caught in a "perfect military ambush" when a North Korean torpedo sank a naval warship, but called for a cautious response to the disaster that left 46 sailors dead. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)


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A Sri Lankan man carries his catch at the sea front as it rains in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Friday, May 21, 2010. Sri Lankan government says that 19 people have died in floods, earthslips and hazards caused by strong winds during a week of heavy rain across the country. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)


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Mets fan Joseph Gittens, right, of Newark, N.J., and Yankees fan Chase Gagliardi, of Staten Island, N.Y., left, acknowledge the photographer as Gagliardi waves his team's flag during a play at the Subway Series baseball game between the New York Mets and the New York Yankees at Citi Field in New York, Friday, May 21, 2010. (AP Photo/David Goldman)


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A Thai soldier displays his tattoo after patrolling the streets of Bangkok May 21, 2010. Troops manned razor-wire roadblocks and searched vehicles for weapons in Bangkok on Friday, two days after they ended anti-government protests that descended into the worst violence in modern Thai history. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj


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Miss Michigan Rima Fakih reacts after being crowned Miss USA during the 2010 Miss USA pageant at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada May 16, 2010. REUTERS/Steve Marcus


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