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Tiaina Seau Sr cries as he stands at a memorial of flowers and messages for his son, Junior Seau, who took his life yesterday at his home in Oceanside.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

The body of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent killed by a single shot fired into his home Wednesday night is removed by officials in Carson. Authorities on Thursday arrested the agent's 14-year-old son on suspicion of murder.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

A security guard shouts to a driver trying to get through the locked gates of a hospital where blind Chinese legal activist Chen Guangcheng is recuperating. The Obama administration's diplomatic predicament deepened Thursday when Chen, who took temporary refuge in the U.S. Embassy, declared that he now wants to leave China, rejecting a deal that was supposed to keep him safely in China.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ng Han Guan / Associated Press

Police stand guard for the ceremonial lowering of the flag at dusk at Tiananmen Square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Feng Li / Getty Images

British soldiers raise their bearskin hats and give a cheer during a ceremony at Windsor Castle where Queen Elizabeth II presented new colors to the 1st Battalion and No. 7 Company of the Coldstream Guards.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ben Stansall / Pool

A giraffe looks for low-hanging forage amid a sea of lesser flamingos at Kenya's Lake Oloidien. Recent heavy rains nationwide have altered the salinity of the water in many lakes where flamingos feed, making them less rich in their preferred food, phytoplankton, which has prompted the birds to fly to drier regions.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARL DE SOUZA / AFP

Multiple lightning strikes hit the earth as a thunderstorm moves through a wind farm in eastern Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bernd Maerz / DPA

Hayashi Masanori, top, of Japan returns a shot to Tony Ontam of the United States on the opening day of the International Sepak Takraw Federation Super Series tournament. The acrobatic sport has been described as a blend of volleyball, football, martial arts and gymnastics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Suhaimi Abdullah / Getty Images

Students celebrating the last day of school splash and float in a fountain on Independence Square in downtown Kiev. Ukrainian schools ended their academic year one month earlier than usual because of the Euro 2012 soccer tournaments scheduled for June.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEY DOLZHENKO / EPA

A boy sits under the chariot of Rato Machhendranath during the chariot festival devoted to the Hindu rain god, one of the oldest festivals celebrated in the Katmandu Valley.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Niranjan Shrestha / Associated Press

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