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05/31/2010

Editor's Choice: May 31, 2010.

Here's a look at the best photos from around the world on May 31, 2010.

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Two children grieve for their fallen father on Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, Monday, May 31, 2010. (Javier Merelo de Barbera Llobet/MCT)


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US President Barack Obama asks the crowd to seek shelter as the weather takes a  turn for the worse while participating in a Memorial Day Ceremony at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, Illinios, May 31, 2010.         AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON

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Oil floats around a rig at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico near the coast of Louisiana, Monday, May 31, 2010. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)


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Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper (R) meets with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Harper's office on Parliament Hill in Ottawa May 31, 2010. REUTERS/Chris Wattie


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Commissioner Jeffrey Oliphant delivers a statement about his report on the dealings between former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and German-Canadian arms dealer Karlheinz Schreiber in Ottawa May 31, 2010.  REUTERS/Chris Wattie


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US Robby Ginepri knocks clay out of the treads of his shoe during his men's fourth round match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic in the French Open tennis championship at the Roland Garros stadium, on May 31, 2010, in Paris. AFP PHOTO/BORIS HORVAT


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 Chickens wait to be judged during the Surrey County Show 2010 at Stoke Park on May 31, 2010 in Guildford, Surrey, England. The annual Surrey County Show is the biggest one day agricultural show in the UK attracting up to 40,00 people. A surge in the numbers of people keeping livestock and growing their own produce has led to a focus on a more rural atmosphere at this year's show.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)


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Members of a nomadic tribe lay on their makeshift beds in Allahabad, India, Monday, May 31, 2010. These moving tribal camp on the wayside and work at construction sites, pull cycle rickshaws or take to begging. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)


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Police drag a protestor during a pro-Palestine demonstration outside theIsraeli embassy in Athens on May 31, 29010. More than 10 people were killed by Israeli commandos when they stormed a ship which was part of a flotilla of six ships carrying 1,000 tonnes of aid from Cyprus to the Gaza Strip, Palestine. AFP PHOTO/ LOUISA GOULIAMAKI


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A rickshaw cart transports plastic luggage bags though a congested section of a whole sale market in New Delhi, India, Monday, May 31, 2010. A rebound in manufacturing and recovering farm output drove India's quarterly economic growth to 8.6 percent, the best in two years as Asia's third-largest economy returns to pre-crisis levels of expansion. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)


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A Cessna 185 is lifted from a barge in several pieces Monday, May 31, 2010 in Tofino, B.C.,  where investigators from the federal Transportation Safety Board can have a look. Three young adults from the B.C. First Nations community of Ahousat and the Tofino-based pilot were killed when the plane plunged into the sea Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tofino Photography


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A woman walks on a street of Havana May 31, 2010. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan


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A boy somersaults on a beach against the backdrop of monsoon clouds in the southern Indian city of Kochi May 31, 2010. Monsoon rains, vital for farm output in India's trillion-dollar economy, have hit the country's southern coast as scheduled, the chief of the weather office said on Monday. REUTERS/Sivaram V.


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A Pakistani man browses the internet in a net cafe in Karachi on May 31, 2010. A Pakistani court ordered authorities to restore access to Facebook, nearly two weeks after closing the site in a row over blasphemy, but hundreds of web links remain restricted.   AFP PHOTO/Asif HASSAN


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Muddy hand prints are pictured on the the wall of a house in the el Pedregal neighborhood of Amatitlan May 31, 2010. Stunned victims of Agatha wept by destroyed homes and rescue crews dug bodies out of mud in Guatemala on Monday after torrential rain killed at least 113 people across Central America.  REUTERS/Daniel LeClair

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View of a huge crater caused by a landslide due to tropical storm Agatha, in Guatemala City, on May 31, 2010. A violent storm that whalloped Central America over the weekend killed more than 100 people and left a swath of destruction, officials said Monday. Tropical Storm Agatha, the first in a season of tempests that annually strikes the region, was especially brutal in Guatemala, where mudslides proved deadly.  TOPSHOTS/AFP PHOTO/ Johan ORDONEZ


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A border policeman looks on as Israeli left-wing protesters demonstrate against Israel's deadly raid on an aid flotilla bound for the blockaded Gaza Strip on May 31, 2010 in Tel Aviv, Israel.  More than 10 activists have been killed during a confrontation after Israeli commandos boarded ships in an international 'Freedom Flotilla' convoy transporting aid to the Gaza Strip. The incident has sparked international outrage and worldwide protests.  (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)


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A demonstrator with a painted face reacts in front of police forces during the Africa-France summit in Nice May 31, 2010. About 40 African leaders, President Sarkozy and more than 200 French and African companies are meeting in the French Riviera city of Nice to discuss issues including the economy, security and development.  REUTERS/Eric Gaillard


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Seagulls are seen on a pier in the Melbourne seaside suburb of Williamstown May 31, 2010. REUTERS/Mick Tsikas

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