US Democrats staged a rare sit-in Wednesday in the House of Representatives, demanding that the Republican-led body vote on gun-control legislation following the Orlando nightclub massacre

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US Democrats staged a rare sit-in Wednesday in the House of Representatives, demanding that the Republican-led body vote on gun-control legislation following the Orlando nightclub massacre

A man walks on a temporary bamboo bridge during heavy rains on the banks of river Ganga in Allahabad, India

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A man walks on a temporary bamboo bridge during heavy rains on the banks of river Ganges in Allahabad, India

Thai Buddhist monks queue to receive morning alms during a ceremony celebrating the 70th anniversary of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej's accession to the throne, at the Royal Palace compound in Bangkok, Thailand

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Thai Buddhist monks queue to receive morning alms during a ceremony celebrating the 70th anniversary of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s accession to the throne, at the Royal Palace compound in Bangkok, Thailand

A survivor looks for his family members at the scene of a deadly suicide car bomb attack in the New Baghdad neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq

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A survivor looks for his family members at the scene of a deadly suicide car bomb attack in the New Baghdad neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq

A Palestinian worker of a beachside coffeehouse decorates its terrace with hanging colourful umbrellas as part of decorations for the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan in Gaza City

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A Palestinian worker of a beachside coffeehouse decorates its terrace with hanging colourful umbrellas as part of decorations for the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan in Gaza City,

Water rising near the statue of the Zouave and the Eiffel Tower at the Alma bridge in Paris.

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Water rising near the statue of the Zouave and the Eiffel Tower at the Alma bridge in Paris.

A human rights activist places lights representing thousands of people killed by the police since Rio won the bid to host the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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A human rights activist places lights representing thousands of people killed by the police since Rio won the bid to host the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

A woman looks across the Sea of Hands exhibit which is on display as part of National Reconciliation Week for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in central Sydney, Australia

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A woman looks across the Sea of Hands exhibit which is on display as part of National Reconciliation Week for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in central Sydney, Australia

Orange County Sheriff's deputies take a protester into custody outside the Anaheim Convention Center where Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump held a rally

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Orange County Sheriff’s deputies take a protester into custody outside the Anaheim Convention Center where Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump held a rally

A man takes a photo inside the 'Cathedral of Light' at The Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney, Australia

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A man takes a photo inside the ‘Cathedral of Light’ at The Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney, Australia 

A U.S. Capitol Police officer humorously reacts to Code Pink for Peace activist Medea Benjamin's protest sign

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A U.S. Capitol Police officer reacts to a Code Pink for Peace activist’s protest sign

People walk past a mural on a restaurant wall depicting US  Presidential hopeful Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin greeting each other with a kiss in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius

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People walk past a mural on a restaurant wall depicting US Presidential hopeful Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin greeting each other with a kiss in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius 

A waitress with an army-style top and red armband that reads "village chief" stands in a restaurant in Beijing

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A waitress with an army-style top and red armband that reads “village chief” stands in a restaurant in Beijing 

 A guard stands watch at the Planalto presidential palace while a special session is being held in the Brazilian Senate determining whether to accept impeachment charges against embattled Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff

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A guard stands watch at the Planalto presidential palace while a special session is being held in the Brazilian Senate determining whether to accept impeachment charges against embattled Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff

our dancers from The Australian Ballet dressed in white swan tutus pose for photos on floating barge in Penrith Lake in Sydney, Australia

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Four dancers from The Australian Ballet, dressed in white swan tutus pose for photos on floating barge in Penrith Lake in Sydney, Australia

North Korean men and women carry bouquets of decorative flowers as they wait at the Kim Il Sung Square

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North Korean men and women carry bouquets of decorative flowers as they wait at the Kim Il Sung Square

A woman walks past street art in Beirut, Lebano

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A woman walks past street art in Beirut, Lebanon

Smoke fills the air as a small plane flies overhead in Fort McMurray, Alberta

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Smoke fills the air as a small plane flies overhead in Fort McMurray, Alberta

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump arrive to speak to supporters at Trump Tower in Manhattan following his victory in the Indiana primary

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump arrive to speak to supporters at Trump Tower in Manhattan following his victory in the Indiana primary

With his family by his side, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during his election night watch party at the Crowne Plaza Downtown Union Station where he announced he was suspending his bid for the Republican presidential nomination

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With his family by his side, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during his election night watch party at the Crowne Plaza Downtown Union Station where he announced he was suspending his bid for the Republican presidential nomination