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A Hindu man from the village of Nangaon teases men from Barsana as they play holi at the Ladali or Radha temple before the procession for the Lathmar Holi festival, the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, in Barsana 115 kilometers ( 71 miles) from New Delhi, India, Sunday, March 9, 2014. During Lathmar Holi the women of Barsana beat the men from Nandgaon, the hometown of Krishna, with wooden sticks in response to their teasing as they depart the town.

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Iditarod musher Michelle Phillips, from Tagish, YT, Canada, arrives at the Unalakleet checkpoint at sunrise during the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Sunday, March 9, 2014.

Bob Hallinen/AP

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An aerial view shows cross country skiers racing over the frozen Lake Silsersee during the 46th Engadin Ski Marathon near the village of Maloja March 9, 2014. According to organizers, more than 13,000 skiers participated in the 42.2 km (26.2 miles) race between Maloja and S-chanf near the Swiss mountain resort of St. Moritz.


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A Canadian Sphynx cat is evaluated during an international feline beauty show in Bucharest March 9, 2014.


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Spectators watch as Ottawa Public Works Department blasts ice along the Rideau River on March 08, 2014, in Ottawa, to battle the risk of spring flooding. The daylong process helps alleviate blockages that occur during the spring thaw along the river.

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Maryland forward Jonathan Graham (25) makes his way through the crowd after Maryland fans rushed the floor after beating Virginia 75-69 in overtime of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, March 9, 2014, in College Park, Md.

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Indian sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik applies the final touches to a sand art sculpture he created wishing for the well being of the passengers of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, on a beach in Puri, in the eastern Indian state of Odisha, March 9, 2014. The Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew went missing in area near the South China Sea on Saturday as it flew from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing and was presumed to have crashed.


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Irish Setters rest during the final day of the Crufts dog show in Birmingham, central England March 9, 2014.


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Russia's Darya Klishina makes an attempt in the women's long jump final during the Athletics Indoor World Championships in Sopot, Poland, Sunday, March 9, 2014.

Matt Dunham/AP

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Police detain a pro-Russian demonstrator during a rally in Donetsk March 9, 2014. Russian forces tightened their grip on Crimea on Sunday despite a U.S. warning to Moscow that annexing the southern Ukrainian region would close the door to diplomacy in a tense East-West standoff.


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Children play on a large mound of sand on the beach early Sunday, March 9, 2014, in Asbury Park, N.J.

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Thousands of Orthodox Jews begin to leave after gathering in New York, Sunday, March 9, 2014, on Water Street in lower Manhattan, to pray and protest against the Israeli government's proposal to pass a law that would draft strictly religious citizens into its army.

Craig Ruttle/AP

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A small private plane piloted by Sharon Trembley crashes to the ground after getting tangled in the parachute of skydiver John Frost before crashing to the ground at South Lakeland Airport March 8, 2014 in this handout photo provided by Tim Telford, courtesy of Polk County Sheriff's Office in Mulberry, Florida. Both the pilot and the skydiver were hospitalized with minor injures after the collision.


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People gather near the carcass of a 10-metre (33-foot) dead whale on a beach at the port of Sidi Bou Said March 9, 2014. The whale died after it become tangled in a fisherman's net off the coast.


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A man holds the Russian flag amid a large demonstration outside the regional government building in Donetsk, in the eastern Ukraine, March 9, 2014. The pro-Russian leader of Crimea's regional Parliament urged Ukraine Sunday to withdraw its roughly 3,500 troops stationed in the peninsula, as more Russian military units arrive there by the day.


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People take pictures with a remote-controlled R2-F2 at ComiCon at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Sunday, March 9, 2014.

Matthew Sherwood/The Globe and Mail

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