A Clippers fan holds a sign supporting the team amid furor surrounding owner Donald Sterling during Game 5 of the NBA Western Conference playoffs against the Golden State Warriors at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
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Clippers' Jamal Crawford and DeAndre Jordan celebrate after their Game 5 win in first-round playoff series against the Golden State Warriors. Clippers owner Donald Sterling had been banned for life by the NBA earlier in the day.
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A surfer catches a wave as offshore winds gust at Westward Beach in Malibu.
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The sun rises behind a business that was destroyed by a tornado in Mayflower, Ark.
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Rodney Stanford from Brewer Tree Service works on removing a tree that is resting on a home after a tornado struck in Tupelo, Miss. Deadly tornadoes ripped through the region over the last few days, leaving more than a dozen dead.
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A horse gets a bath after a morning workout at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., ahead of the Kentucky Derby.
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Unknown ultra-nationalists activists march toward the Independence Square in Kiev.
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Pro-Russian activists attack the regional police building of the eastern Ukraine city of Lugansk. Fresh violence erupted in eastern Ukraine as thousands of pro-Russian protesters stormed key buildings, escalating the crisis after Moscow hit back at "Iron Curtain"-style Western sanctions.
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Commuters prepare to travel on the District Line of the London Underground, which is running a limited service because of a 48-hour strike by the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) Union over job cuts.
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Fully veiled Iraqi women flash the sign for victory with their ink-stained fingers after casting their vote in Iraq's first parliamentary election since U.S. troops withdrew at a polling station in Baghdad's Karrada commercial district. Iraqis streamed to voting centers nationwide, amid the worst bloodshed in years, as Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki seeks reelection.
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A Catholic nun participates in a service to pay tribute to the victims of the sunken ferry Sewol in Seoul, South Korea. Two weeks after the ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast, divers have recovered more than 200 bodies from the wreckage, but they fought strong currents and floating debris inside the ship Wednesday as they searched for 90 passengers still missing.
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A Filipino child walks past pro-union graffiti at a street in Manila, Philippines. According to news reports, thousands of Filipinos are expected to protest in demand for better labor programs for low-income workers to mark International Labor Day.
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A sculpture by Chinese artist Chen Wenling titled "Rainbow" is on display at an outdoor exhibition area of the Art Beijing expo in Beijing,
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