Thai Buddhist monks gather at Wat Dhammakaya, on the outskirts of Bangkok, to participate in Visakha Bucha Day ceremonies. Tuesday, May 17, 2011. On this day, devout Buddhist and followers gather to celebrate the three precepts of Buddha: His birth, his enlightenment and his death. Visakha Bucha Day is recognized as the most important day in Buddhism.
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Face-painted South Korean prostitutes in mourning clothes, march during a rally in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 17, 2011. Hundreds of prostitutes and pimps rallied Tuesday near a red-light district in Seoul to protest a police crackdown on brothels, with some unsuccessfully attempting to set themselves on fire.
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Kelly Slater of the U.S. competes in round one of the Billabong Rio Pro men's surfing competition at the Arpoador Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, May 17, 2011.
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Mitch Campbell edges a grass field at desolate Bayside Park under rainfall, Tuesday, May 17, 2011, in San Diego. A late-season storm turned spring to winter in Southern California, with record-breaking cold and traffic-snarling rain that could continue through Wednesday.
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French President Nicolas Sarkozy addresses workers at the Novacarb plant, in Laneuville-devant-Nancy, eastern France, Tuesday, May 17, 2011, as part of an official visit devoted to the employment of elderly persons in France. Germany's top-selling Bild newspaper is reporting that the wife of French president Nicolas Sarkozy is pregnant.
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II lays a wreath in the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin, Tuesday May 17, 2011. The Queen set foot on Irish soil at the start of a historic state visit which will herald a new era in relations between Britain and the Republic. Politicians on both side of the Irish Sea have described the four-day event as momentous.
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Devotees wishing to rejuvenate their spirits unfurl a giant canvas measuring 60-meter by 12-meter canvas painting of Sakyamuni Buddha out in the sun to dry in Ipoh, Malaysia, Tuesday, May 17, 2011.
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Workers reinforce Hesco baskets in preparation for expected flooding from the opening of the Morganza Spillway, in Krotz Springs, La., Tuesday, May 17, 2011. The Coast Guard has interrupted shipping along the major artery for moving grain from farms in the Midwest to the Gulf of Mexico over fears that the bulging Mississippi River could strain levees that protect hundreds of thousands from flooding. Already, thousands have sought refuge from floodwaters up and down the river.
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Houston Astros starter Wandy Rodriguez delivers a pitch during the second inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Tuesday, May 17, 2011, in Atlanta.
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Space shuttle Atlantis makes its way from the Orbiter Processing Facility to the Vehicle Assembly Building to prepare for its final launch at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Tuesday, May 17, 2011.
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