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Injured British photojournalist Guy Martin makes a thumbs-up gesture as he is lifted by firefighters off a cargo ship after arriving from Misrata, Libya. Martin was injured in the attack that killed photojournalists Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros on April 20.


People use large plastic balls to walk on the surface of a lake in front of the Schweriner Palace.


A yawning lion cub lies next to three week-old rare white lion cubs at the Belgrade Zoo


A newly hatched Olive Ridley turtle wades to enter the sea at the mouth of the Rushikulya River. Millions of Olive Ridley turtles have been hatching and entering the Bay of Bengal in the last few days.


Isabella Tobias and Deividas Stagniunas of Lithuania perform during the preliminary free-dance event at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships.


A house sits in ruin after a tornado hit the area late Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Danny Johnston / Associated Press

Tourists visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa, free of scaffolding for the first time after 20 years of stabilization and restoration work.


Queen Elizabeth II grants the governor-general of Papua New Guinea, Michael Ogio, the Grand Cross of the Order of St. Michael and St. George at Windsor Castle.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WPA pool / Getty Images

A man tries to douse smoldering fires at the Kafanchan central market after an arson attack linked to post-election violence.


Children play and swim as the sun sets along the Persian Gulf seashore.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hasan Jamali / Associated Press

An woman removes her chadori, a traditional head-to-toe veiled blue dress, while getting a new one to try on at a shop.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kamran Jebreili / Associated Press

Tricia Easthope from Norfolk, Britain, sits in her tent across from Westminster Abbey in order to ensure a good viewing spot for the royal wedding.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lefteris Pitarakis / Associated Press

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Today’s Pictures in the News includes injured British photojournalist Guy Martin arriving in Malta from Misrata, Libya. He was wounded in the same attack that killed British photojournalist Tim Hetherington and American photojournalist Chris Hondros on April 20.

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