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Editor's Choice: June 2, 2010.

Here's a look at the best photos from around the world on June 2, 2010.

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A Chinese girl screams when she takes part in a "Who has the loudest voice" competition, in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang province, as locals celebrate Children's Day on June 1, 2010. A dramatic rise in prosperity has created "previously unheard-off possibilities for upward mobility" and in turn stoked pressures on children to do well at school.  CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO


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Nicolas Almagro of Spain plays a forehand during the men's singles quarter final match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and Nicolas Almagro of Spain at the French Open  on day eleven of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 2, 2010 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)


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 A solar-powered warning beacon placed in the desert so that illegal immigrants in distress could call for help sits a few miles from the Mexican border June 1, 2010 near Sasabe, Arizona. During the 2009 fiscal year 540,865 undocumented immigrants were apprehended entering the United States illegally along the Mexican border, 241,000 of those were captured in the 262 mile stretch of the border known as the Tucson Sector.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)


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 Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, testifies before the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) at The New School June 2, 2010 in New York City. The bipartisan committee was created by Congress and is investigating the causes of the financial crisis.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)


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Canadian company medic Master Corporal Sergio Da Franco takes a short rest in his armored vehicle during a mission near Masum Ghar, Panjwayi district, south-west of Kandahar, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)


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People, who became homeless after a five-storey building collapsed off its base in the Begunbari area, wait in front of makeshift accommodation next to the site in Dhaka June 2, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj


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San Diego Padres center fielder Tony Gwynn climbs the wall as New York Mets Ike Davis' home run ball clears the  wall for 2 runs in the seventh inning during their National League MLB Baseball game in San Diego, California June 1, 2010.  REUTERS/Mike Blake


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Graduates cover up from the rain during the afternoon session of the Trent University Convocation in Peterborough, Ont. on  Wednesday, June 2, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peterborough Examiner-Clifford Skarstedt Jr.


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England footballer Wayne Rooney is pictured before boarding a plane for South Africa at Heathrow airport, London on June 2, 2010. AFP PHOTO/CARL DE SOUZA


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Residents of Stan community, in the municipality of Champerico, Retalhuleu, receive food rations on June 2, 2010. The death toll from a violent weekend storm that lashed Central America neared 150 Tuesday, and more fatalities were feared as rescuers reached villages cut off by floods and mudslides. Guatemala's President Alvaro Colom told a news conference that 123 people were now confirmed killed and another 90 missing in his country as a result of Tropical Storm Agatha, which dumped heavy rains before dissipating in the country's highlands. AFP PHOTO / Johan ORDONEZ


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A Gaza Aid activist displays a message on the palms of their hands as they are taken away from Ella Prison on June 1, 2010 in Beersheba, Israel. Over 500 hundred pro-Palestinian activists, many of them Turkish nationals, were held in Beersheba following the deadly clashes when Israeli forces intercepted their flotilla as it attempted to deliver aid to Gaza.  (Photo by Alberto Denkberg/Getty Images)


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A tent city is seen in Leogane, 33 Km south of Port-au-Prince, on June 2, 2010.  Haiti faces an "immense challenge" in rebuilding after January's earthquake, President Rene Preval told a donors' conference June 2 called to speed payment of billions of dollars in pledges.           AFP PHOTO / Thony BELIZAIRE


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A man rides a bicycle against the backdrop of monsoon clouds on the outskirts of the southern Indian city of Kochi June 2, 2010. The monsoon will start to advance again towards Karnataka by June 5, but the small delay caused by a cyclone is unlikely to threaten the sowing of crops, farm secretary P.K. Basu said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Sivaram V.


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Urmila, a slum dweller, weeps besides her burnt belongings after a fire broke out in a slum area in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh June 2, 2010. Dozens of huts were gutted in the fire but no casualties were reported, a fire official said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Ajay Verma


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A model presents a cooking-themed creation by Guts Dynamite Cabarets during a fashion show sponsored by cookware maker Fissler in Tokyo June 2, 2010. REUTERS/Michael Caronna


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India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel celebrate after their passing out parade in Humhama, on the outskirts of Srinagar June 2, 2010. According to authorities from CRPF, India's oldest central police force, 383 new policemen were formally inducted into the force after completing a 44-week rigorous training course and will be deployed in many parts of India. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli


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Los Angeles Lakers' Pau Gasol of Spain is interviewed after practice for Game 1 of the NBA Finals basketball series against the Boston Celtics in Los Angeles June 2, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson


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Blood is seen on the front door of Ultima DVD Inc.'s distribution and production center on Wednesday, June 2, 2010, in Los Angeles. Porn actor Steven Hill, facing eviction from this production studio, killed a colleague and injured two others with a sword-like movie prop late Tuesday, police said. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)


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South Korean artists work on their sand sculpture featuring a castle on a beach for the up-coming beach festival in Busan, South Korea Wednesday, June 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)


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