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With much fanfare, SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk unveiled a cone-shaped spaceship that he hopes will one day ferry NASA astronauts and equipment to the International Space Station.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Horses and exercise riders train on the main track during sunrise at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Bello / Getty Images

U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki addresses the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans in Washington, D.C. Shinseki would later tender his resignation to President Obama.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Getty Images / Getty Images North America

Activists with the organization Open Carry Tarrant County wave Don't Tread On Me and Texas flags at a demonstration in Haltom City, Texas. North Texas gun rights advocates are suing the city of Arlington for amending an ordinance that they say is discriminatory and infringes upon free speech rights.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press / AP

First-graders from Rockrimmon Elementary School in Colorado Springs, Colo., form a "bucket brigade" of mulch while volunteering at the Flying W Ranch in Colorado Springs as part of post-fire watershed rehabilitation in an area burned during the 2012 Waldo Canyon Fire.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press / The Colorado Springs Gazette

An artist covered in newspapers and reading a book sits between stalls on the opening day of the annual book fair in Madrid.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press / AP

Pro-Russian fighters rip apart a Ukrainian flag outside a regional state building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images / AFP

Artists perform during the World Roma Festival Khamoro 2014 at the Old Town Square in Prague, Czech Republic.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AP / Associated Press

Palestinians run away from a stun grenade shot by Israeli police officers in Jerusalem on Jerusalem Day, which commemorates Israel taking control of the Old City during the Six Day War in 1967.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press / Associated Press

A Kashmiri woman prays while holding a child in her lap as an unseen custodian displays a holy relic believed to be a hair from the prophet Muhammad's beard during the last Friday of celebrations for Miraj-Ul-Alam (Ascension to Heaven) at Kashmir's main Hazratbal Shrine in Srinagar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images / AFP/Getty Images

A boat passes by a giant rubber duck floating in Xixi Wetland Park in Hangzhou, China. It is the first stop of the duck's eight-city tour in China this year. The duck is one of several copies of Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman's original giant art sculpture called "Rubber Duck."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPA / FEATURECHINA

An art installation by Indonesian artist Dada Christanto shows sculptures symbolizing victims of a volcano disaster erected over the mud-covered Sidoarjo district in Indonesia's eastern Java island, on the eighth anniversary of the mud volcano disaster.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images / AFP/Getty Images

A boy plays with Thai soldiers guarding the square at Victory Monument to prevent anti-coup demonstration in Bangkok, Thailand.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press / Associated Press

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Friday’s Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk unveiled a cone-shaped spaceship that he hopes will one day ferry up to seven astronauts and equipment to the International Space Station. Story

Washington, D.C.: U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki addresses the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans in Washington, D.C. Shinseki would later tender his resignation to President Obama.

Donetsk, Ukraine: Pro-Russian fighters of Vostok (East) battalion rip apart a Ukrainian flag outside a regional state building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk.

Jerusalem: Palestinians run away from a stun grenade shot by Israeli police officers in Jerusalem on Jerusalem Day, which commemorates Israel taking control of the Old City during the Six Day War in 1967.

Bangkok, Thailand: A boy plays with Thai soldiers guarding the square at Victory Monument to prevent anti-coup demonstration.

Add stops in New York, Texas, Colorado, India and China to round out the report.

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