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At Huntington State Beach on Monday, a surfer rides a wave as weather conditions deliver winds and high temperatures.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Rod Milburn of Costa Mesa flies a rotor ground display kite with a 22-foot diameter in gusty winds at Huntington State Beach in Huntington Beach on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

At Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles, 3-year-old Ryan Khallouq splashes through a fountain on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

On the outskirts of Herat, Afghanistan, on Monday, displaced children look out from a tent. The number of internally displaced people in the country is, by one estimate, about 600,000.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AREF KARIMI / AFP

At the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championships in Minsk, Belarus, on Monday, Switzerland's forward Denis Hollenstein, center, celebrates a goal past Belarus' goalie Vitali Koval.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEX KUDENKO / AFP

In Fatima, Portugal, worshipers fling flower petals at a statue of Our Lady of Fatima. Every year on May 12 and 13 thousands of Catholic pilgrims arrive at Fatima Sanctuary, on the site where it is believed she was witnessed by three shepherd children in 1917.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francisco Seco / Associated Press

At a camp for Afghan refugees in Islamabad, Pakistan, a boy walks in the rain on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: B.K. Bangash / Associated Press

An Iraqi policeman stands near burning vehicles moments after a bomb blast in Sadr City in Baghdad. A wave of car bombings hit mainly Shiite areas of Baghdad on Tuesday, officials said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Karim Kadim / Associated Press

Palestinian fishermen check their net on the beach at the port of Gaza City on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hatem Moussa / Associated Press

Lights in the Mahabodhi Temple complex in India create a festive atmosphere during the 2,558th Buddha Jayanti celebrations on Monday. Buddha Jayanti, the most sacred Buddhist festival, celebrates the birthday of Buddha and commemorates his enlightenment and death. It is held on a full moon in May each year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFP

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