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The space shuttle Endeavour lifts off from Kennedy Space Center on a 14-day mission to the International Space Station.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Raoux / Associated Press

A pedestrian passes a newsstand with papers carrying coverage of the U.S. arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, on attempted-rape charges.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Antoine Antoniol / Bloomberg

A woman throws a ball against members of the Left Bloc party dressed as pins during a protest against the International Monetary Fund and its proposed bailout of Portugal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francisco Seco / Associated Press

An anti-government protester wearing a glove with colors of the Palestinian flag flashes the victory sign during a demonstration to demand the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khaled Abdullah / Reuters

Activists with painted faces check a phone during a protest calling for an end to U.S. support of the current regime.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nodar Tskhvirashvili / Reuters

Riot police fire tear gas at Kurdish protesters.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OSMAN ORSAL / Reuters

Forensic workers move one of the 28 bodies found decapitated on a farm near the Mexican border to a mobile morgue.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHAN ORDONEZ / AFP/Getty Images

Cast member and photographer Peter Lindbergh poses with actress Charlotte Rampling during a photocall for the film "The Look" at the Cannes Film Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VINCENT KESSLER / Reuters

A farmer smokes hash before working in a field of young marijuana plants in the mountainous upper Panjshir region. The farmer has been growing cannabis for three years and says he has seen prices triple since 2008.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paula Bronstein / Getty Images

Lady Gaga poses for photographers in the offices of the Metro newspaper, where she guest-edited an edition.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PAUL HACKETT / Reuters

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Pictures in the News | May 16, 2011

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Wind farm controversy in the Antelope Valley

Wind farm controversy in the Antelope Valley

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Pictures in the News | May 16, 2011

We have liftoff for Monday’s Pictures in the News as the space shuttle Endeavour begins its 14-day mission. Commander Mark Kelly is leading a crew of six on the shuttle’s its final planned mission, delivering the $2-billion Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer and other supplies to the International Space Station.

In Europe, newspapers  display coverage of the  arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, managing director of the International Monetary Fund; members of Portugal’s Left Bloc party dress up as bowling pins to protest the International Monetary Fund and cast members of the film “The Look” turn the camera on the photographers at the Cannes Film Festival.

Elsewhere, riot police fire tear gas at Kurdish protesters in Istanbul; forensic workers in Guatemala move bodies found decapitated on a farm near the Mexican border; and protesters call for an end to U.S. support of the regime in Georgia.

… and Lady Gaga puts down her microphone and switches roles, guest-editing an edition of the London newspaper Metro.

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