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Villagers take cover during an aid-dropping operation by an Indian helicopter in Lampuk, Nepal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Ramos / Getty Images AsiaPac

Ballerinas take a break during a "Giselle" dress rehearsal in Johannesburg, as the St. Petersburg Ballet Theater kicks off the South African leg of the global season.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MUJAHID SAFODIEN / AFP

A man drinks sheep blood with a butcher's knife as part of a tradition to prevent bad luck in the village of Babaj Boke, Kosovo, during St. George's Day celebrations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARMEND NIMANI / AFP

Champion Takashi Uchiyama of Japan defeates Thai challenger Jomthong Chuwatana (R) during the second round of the WBA super featherweight title bout in Tokyo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TORU YAMANAKA / AFP

On the outskirts of Katmandu, Nepal, a man carries a picture of Krishna salvaged from last month's devastating earthquake.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIEGO AZUBEL / EPA

In Italy's Messina harbor, a carabinieri stands next to a group of migrants after a rescue operation in the waters off Libya.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GIOVANNI ISOLINO / AFP

SpaceX's Dragon capsule launches from Cape Canaveral, Fla., as the company tests a launch escape system.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel

The Harlem Globetrotters' Flight Time Lang shows Pope Francis how to spin a ball during the general audience in St. Peter's Square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: L'Osservatore Romano / L'Osservatore Romano Pool

Los Angeles police shot and killed a man in Venice who had reportedly been harassing passersby and gotten into an altercation with a bar bouncer.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

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Pictures in the News | May 6, 2015

In Wednesday’s Pictures in the News, villagers take cover during an aid-dropping operation by an Indian helicopter in Lampuk, Nepal.

Johannesburg: Ballerinas take a break during a “Giselle” dress rehearsal before the first official show as the St. Petersburg Ballet Theater kicks off the South African leg of the global season.

Cape Canaveral, Fla.: SpaceX’s Dragon capsule launches from  SpaceX fired the mock-up capsule to test the new, super-streamlined launch escape system for astronauts.

Vatican: Harlem Globetrotters’ Flight Time Lang helps Pope Francis spin the ball on his finger as they meet during the general audience in St. Peter’s Square.

And there’s more.

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