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Alan Gross, an American imprisoned in Cuba for five years, arrives at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. The US and Cuba agreed on Wednesday to restore diplomatic ties that Washington severed more than 50 years ago, and President Barack Obama called for an end to the long economic embargo against its old enemy.
US president Barack Obama with Japan’s emperor Akihito and empress Michiko pass an honour guard during an arrival ceremony at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo
222 skydivers from World Team attempt to break the world record for the Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI) Largest Sequential Freefall Formation attempt at Skydive Arizona in Eloy, Arizona, US on Monday.
U.S. President Barack Obama waves as he leaves Rome‘s airport.
US First Lady Michelle Obama performs t’ai chi with students from the Chengdu No 7 High School in Chengdu, in China’s southwest Sichuan province. Michelle Obama arrived in China last week with her mother and daughters to start a seven-day, three-city tour where she will focus on education and cultural exchange.
This image provided by NASA shows a portion of the Florida Keys taken by Astronaut Rick Mastracchio from the International Space Station
A worker power-washes the West Wing of the White House in Washington D.C.
The tower of New York’s One World Trade Center pierces a blanket of fog. This photo is taken looking south from the 48th floor at 42nd Street and 11th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan.
White House staff and press board the rear steps of Air Force One on a foggy morning in Seattle. US president Barack Obama is attending fundraisers and events on the economy and immigration in Los Angeles and San Francisco on Monday.
A nightime aerial view of downtown in the US city of Chicago