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Anabelle Vaquero, 7, and her brother Leo, 5, stand underneath a 26-foot tall sculpture of Marilyn Monroe in Palm Springs. The sculpture by Seward Johnson, modeled after a famous scene in the movie "The Seven-Year Itch," is being disassembled and shipped to New Jersey.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

UCLA's David Wear and his brother Travis react to a foul call in the second half against Florida in the South Regional NCAA Tournament in Memphis, where the Gators beat UCLA to advance to the Elite Eight.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

A Mexican policeman patrols a stretch of the Colorado River near the Morelos Dam in Baja, Mexico, that in in years past was dry. Mexican and American officials are now allowing a "pulse flow" of Colorado River to reach the river's delta in Baja Mexico, for the first time in more than five decades.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

The painting "The Great Last Judgement" by Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens (1617) is packed in plastic by workers in the Alte Pinakothek in Munich, Germany. Due to the museum being renovated from 2014-17, its largest artwork has been wrapped in plastic and later in wood to protect it.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sven Hoppe / EPA

A straw Easter bunny is on display at the straw sculpture festival in Ludwigsburg, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sebastian Kahnert / EPA

Would-be immigrants of the Centre for Temporary Stay of Immigrants cheer other ones who want to cross the fence near Beni Enza, into the north African Spanish enclave of Melilla. Several hundred people tried to cross into the Spanish city, which lies on the northern tip of Morocco.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jose Colon / AFP/Getty Images

Two student protesters guard the entrance of Parliament during an ongoing demonstration against a trade agreement with China in Taipei.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sam Yeh / AFP/Getty Images

Indian volunteers and medical staff use a stretcher to move an injured resident into the emergency ward of the Government Medical College Hospital in Jammu, following an alleged militant attack in the restive Himalayan state.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

Mountain bike riders compete in the "Queens Stage" of the annual ABSA Cape Epic mountain bike race in Cape Town, South Africa. The multi-day stage race is known as the "Tour de France" of mountain biking.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kim Ludbrook / EPA

South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock during his murder trial at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa. Pistorius is on trial for the slaying of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Werner Beukes / EPA

A pregnant Filipino holds her belly during a march to show support for the Reproductive Health Law in Manila. Thousands, including pregnant women, urged the Philippine Supreme Court to "Bring justice to women" by declaring the law constitutional.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ritchie B. Tongo / EPA

Models showcase designs on the runway at EKOKO Collection Show during Mercedes-Benz China Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2014-15 in Beijing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Feng Li / Getty Images

Kashmiri girls row a boat in Dal Lake under a cloudy sky in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Farooq Khan / EPA

Canada's Jennifer Kish, left on the ground, is tackled by France's Jade Le Pesq, right, during the final match of the Women's Invitational Cup at the Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament. Canada won 24-0.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kin Cheung / Associated Press

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Friday’s Pictures in the News begins in the Coachella Valley, where two youths stand underneath a 26-foot tall sculpture of Marilyn Monroe in Palm Springs. The sculpture by Seward Johnson, modeled after a famous scene in the movie “The Seven-Year Itch,” is being disassembled and shipped to New Jersey. Goodbye, Norma Jean.

Memphis, Tenn.: UCLA’s David Wear and his brother Travis react to a foul call in the second half against Florida in the South Regional NCAA Tournament in Memphis, where the Gators beat UCLA to advance to the Elite Eight.

Algodones, Mexico: A Mexican policeman patrols a stretch of the Colorado River near the Morelos Dam in Baja, Mexico, that in years past was dry. Mexican and American officials are now allowing a “pulse flow” of Colorado River to reach the river’s delta in Baja Mexico, for the first time in more than five decades.

Melilla, Spain: Several hundred would-be immigrants try to cross into the Spanish city of Melilla, which lies on the northern tip of Morocco.

Taipei, Taiwan: Two student protesters guard the entrance of Parliament during an ongoing demonstration against a trade agreement with China.

Add stops in Germany, India, Hong Kong and South Africa to round out the report.

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