Russia annexes the Crimean peninsula, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 search continues, Michelle Obama visits China and more.
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A solitary rower skims across the Potomac River past the Lincoln Memorial and under the Memorial Bridge at sunrise Friday in Washington, D.C.
J. David Ake/AP
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A woman carries a bucket filled with drinking water as she walks along the Brahmaputra River on the eve of World Water Day on Friday in Gauhati, India.
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Schoolchildren hold hands as they make a human chain around the ancient Parthenon temple Friday in Athens, Greece. About 2,000 children took part in an event organized by the Greek Justice Ministry to mark the international day against racism.
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Firefighters work to put out a fire at Mariner's Cove Motor Inn on Friday in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. The early morning fire killed three people and left 10 unaccounted for at the Jersey shore motel, whose residents included Superstorm Sandy victims staying there because their homes remain uninhabitable, officials said.
Tom Spader/The Asbury Park Press/AP
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, flanked by Upper House Speaker Valentina Matviyenko, left, and Lower House Speaker Sergei Naryshkin, signs bills to complete the annexation of Crimea in the Kremlin Friday in Moscow.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk speaks with the media after a signing ceremony at a European Union summit Friday in Brussels. Yatsenyuk signed a political association agreement, part of the pact that former President Viktor Yanukovych backed out of last November in favor of a $15 billion bailout from Russia.
Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP
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First lady Michelle Obama plays table tennis Friday at the Beijing Normal School in China, which prepares students to attend colleges overseas.
Andy Wong/AP - Pool
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Royal Australian Air Force loadmasters Sgt. Adam Roberts, left, and Flight Sgt. John Mancey launch a self-locating datum marker buoy Thursday in the southern Indian Ocean as part of the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Justin Brown/Australian Defence Department/AP
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