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Editor's Choice - Pictures of the Day - May 13, 2012

Sundays are often slow news days, but today yielded a wealth of great photographs. No discernible theme to today's five pictures of the day, other than that they are all fantastic:


In this Friday, May 11, 2012 photo, Harbiya al-Batall holds a picture of her 33-year-old son Hasan Safadi at their family home in the West Bank city of Nablus. Hasan Safadi was arrested on June 29 and is held without charges since. Hasan is on a hunger strike since March 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)


Ugandan army spokesman Felix Kulayigye (L) smiles next to Ceasar Acellam, a senior member of the Lord's Resistance Army (R) at the Ugandan army base in Djema on May 13, 2012. Ugandan troops have captured Acellam, the fourth-highest ranking member of the Lord's Resistance Army in a milestone arrest that could signal they are closing in on notorious rebel leader Joseph Kony. Acellam was arrested by Ugandan forces in Central African Republic, and was flown to the South Sudanese headquarters of the regional armies hunting the LRA. He was captured along with a Ugandan woman, a Central African teenager and a baby. (AFP/Getty Images/Michele Sibiloni)


A Pakistani youth jumps into the water as he and others swim in a canal to beat the heat in Lahore, Pakistan, Sunday, May 13, 2012. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)


Racing team crews try to extinguish a fire in the Williams racing pit stand at the Circuit de Catalunya on May 13, 2012 in Montmelo on the outskirts of Barcelona after the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix. (AFP/Getty Images/Josep Lago)


A dog waits while its owner votes for regional elections of North Rhine-Westphalia in Duesseldorf, western Germany on May 13, 2012. The main opposition Social Democrats took around 38.2 percent, gaining about four points on its showing in 2010 while Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party suffered a major setback in a crucial German state vote Sunday ahead of 2013 national elections, according to preliminary results. (AFP/Getty Images/Marcus Simaitis)



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