Flowers lie on the ground as a memorial to Virginia Tech Police Officer Deriek Crouse, who was gunned down Thursday during a traffic stop on campus.
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Andrew Betton, captain of the British naval vessel Ocean, is greeted by his 5-year-old son, George, as the ship returns home. The crew left in April for a seven-week training exercise, but were diverted to Libya to support the U.N. mission in that country.
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Project manager Tony Fairweather stands in front of the Forth Bridge at the end of a 10-year refurbishment-and-repainting effort.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAVID MOIR / ReutersLink
Rescue workers evacuate people after a fire engulfed AMRI Hospital, killing 89.
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Rescue workers carry the body of a victim from the scene of a fire that engulfed AMRI Hospital, killing 89.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIYAL ADHIKARY / EPALink
During a protest demanding the trial of outgoing President Ali Abdullah Saleh, an anti-government demonstrator flashes a "victory" sign with plastic roses on her fingers.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YAHYA ARHAB / EPALink
Branco du Preez of South Africa is tackled by Nanyak Dala of Canada during the IRB South Africa Rugby Sevens at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.
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A hunter releases his trained golden eagle during an annual competition.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SHAMIL ZHUMATOV / ReutersLink
Indian police officers detain a Tibetan activist during a protest of a visit by Gen. Ma Xiaotian, China's deputy chief of general staff.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH SINGH / AFP/Getty IMagesLink
Palestinian demonstrators protest the construction of an Israeli separation barrier.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABBAS MOMANI / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Security guards detain an activist from women's rights group protesting what it said were improprieties during the country's recent parliamentary elections.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DENIS SINYAKOV / ReutersLink
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