Elections in South Africa, Thai prime minister ousted, Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament and more.
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South Africans line up to vote at a polling station Wednesday at a informal settlement in Zandspruit, west of Johannesburg, South Africa.
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Thom Tillis speaks to supporters at an election night rally Tuesday in Charlotte, N.C., after winning the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate.
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A polling official, left, marks the index finger of a woman voter with indelible ink during the eighth phase of voting of the Indian parliamentary elections Wednesday in Allahabad, in Uttar, India.
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Mango, a 19-year-old male, 550-pound Syrian brown bear, rests on a bed as zoo veterinarians and staff prepare him for surgery in the Ramat Gan Zoological Center's animal hospital Wednesday, May 7, 2014, near Tel Aviv, Israel, where doctors will repair a herniated disc in his back.
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Montreal Canadiens' Douglas Murray, left, and Boston Bruins' Shawn Thornton exchange blows following the final face-off of the third period in Game 3 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series Tuesday in Montreal. The Canadiens defeated the Bruins 4-2 to take a 2-1 lead in the series.
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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., grimaces at a member of the audience during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the situation in Ukraine Tuesday on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
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The Constitution Court judge reads a verdict on Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her cabinet members over their abuse of power Wednesday in Bangkok. Yingluck and part of her Cabinet have been forced out of office by the Court ruling finding her guilty in an abuse of power case, pushing the country deeper into political turmoil.
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A tactical missile launcher travels past the State Hermitage museum after a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade at Dvortsovaya Square Wednesday in St. Petersburg, Russia. Victory Day, marking the defeat of Nazi Germany, will be celebrated Friday.
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Serena Williams plays against Shuai Peng of China during day five of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica on Wednesday in Madrid.
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A woman sits in the shade underneath lines of lanterns after the Vesak Buddhist Ceremony celebrating Buddha's birth at the Jogyesa Temple on Tuesday in Seoul, South Korea. As the exact birthday of Buddha, born 2,558 years ago is unknown, South Korea celebrates his birthday on the full moon of May.