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Two men stand in front of a destroyed house in Mayflower, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014, after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. A tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left at least 17 dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said.

Danny Johnston/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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People sift through the rubble of what is left of homes after a tornado hit the town of Vilonia April 28, 2014. Workers searched for survivors on Monday in the rubble left by a wave of tornadoes that ripped through the south-central United States a day earlier, killing at least 18 people in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Iowa.

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Men use boards as paddles as they search though the debris of what is left of homes in a lake after a tornado hit the town of Vilonia April 28, 2014. Workers searched for survivors on Monday in the rubble left by a wave of tornadoes that ripped through the south-central United States a day earlier, killing at least 18 people in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Iowa.

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A row of lightly damages houses, top, face destroyed homes in a Vilonia, Ark., neighborhood Monday, April 28, 2014 after a tornado struck the town late Sunday, killing at least 16 people.

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In this photo provided by the Cincinnati Zoo, a newborn giraffe calf stands next its mother, Monday, April 28, 2014, in Cincinnati. Because of her very public birth, the zoo has decided to ask the public to suggest names for the calf on its Facebook page.

Michelle Curley/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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An Israeli woman is comforted as she cries in the Hall of Remembrance during a ceremony entitled "Unto Every Person There is a Name," marking Holocaust Remembrance Day at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem April 28, 2014. Israel on Monday marked the annual memorial day commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis during World War Two.

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A vehicle tops a hill along U.S. Route 56 as a severe thunderstorm moves through the area near Baldwin City, Kan., Sunday, April 27, 2014. Severe storms are expected in the area most of the day.

Orlin Wagner/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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Pro-Russian protesters attack a pro-Ukranian protester during a pro-Ukraine rally in the eastern city of Donetsk April 28, 2014. Several people were wounded when what appeared to be stun grenades exploded during a rally in support of Ukrainian unity in the eastern, separatist-held city of Donetsk on Monday, a Reuters reporter said.

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An injured man stands near an ambulance during clashes between pro-Russian and pro-Ukrainian supporters at a pro-Ukrainian rally in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine April 28, 2014. Several people were wounded when pro-Russian separatists attacked a rally in support of Ukrainian unity in the separatist-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Monday.

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During a pro-Ukrainian march, fights broke out with pro-Russians and police stepped into the fray, in Donetsk, Ukraine, April 28, 2014. The mayor of Ukraine's second largest city, Kharkiv, was seriously wounded by unidentified gunmen on Monday, and the Obama administration ordered travel bans and asset freezes for seven Russian officials, including two said to be in Mr. Putin’s inner circle, and froze assets for 17 companies.

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Pro-Russian protesters (L) attack a pro-Ukranian protester during a pro-Ukraine rally in the eastern city of Donetsk April 28, 2014. Several people were wounded when what appeared to be stun grenades exploded during a rally in support of Ukrainian unity in the eastern, separatist-held city of Donetsk on Monday, a Reuters reporter said.

MARKO DJURICA/REUTERS

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A UNICEF vehicle carrying Muslim IDPs prepares to leave after a night on the road on their way towards Chad's border, about 20 km (12 miles) from Sibut, April 28, 2014. All the remaining Muslims that have sheltered from sectarian violence in the neighbourhood of PK 12 in Bangui have been evacuated towards the northern town of Kabo and Sido on the border with Chad .

SIEGFRIED MODOLA/REUTERS

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Internally displaced persons (IDPs) take a break on an armed AU peacekeeping convoy escorting about one thousand Muslims from the capital Bangui to the northern towns of Kabo and Sido, on the border with Chad, near the village of Dekoua April 28, 2014.

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