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Rain driven by strong winds caused havoc for pedestrians and their umbrellas in the King St. West and Bay St. area in downtown Toronto on April 29 2014.

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A flock of Western Sandpiper over the Strait of Georgia as commercial ship makes its way to Vancouver near Delta, B.C. April 28, 2014.

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Constance Lambert embraces her dog after finding it alive when returning to her destroyed home in Tupelo, Miss., Monday, April 28, 2014. Lambert was at an event away from her home when the tornado struck and rushed back to check on her pets.


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Pro-Russian armed men take cover behind a car near the local police headquarters in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine opened fire with automatic weapons and threw stun grenades at the local police headquarters in the eastern city of Luhansk on Tuesday, a Reuters photographer said.


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Palestinian youths practice their parkour skills at Shati refugee camp in Gaza City April 29, 2014.


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A girl sits backstage after getting ready for her dance recital to celebrate International Dance Day, in New Delhi April 29, 2014.


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Britain's Queen Elizabeth pats former Grand National favourite Teaforthree, during her visit to Cotts Equine Hospital in Narberth, Wales April 29, 2014.


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Bosnian pensioner Momir Bojic cleans his wooden Volkswagen Beetle car in front of his home in Celinac, near Banja Luka, April 2, 2014. Bojic,71, an avid Volkswagen fan, created the car from over 50,000 separate pieces of oak and took two years to complete it. German carmaker Volkswagen posted a quarterly jump in operating profit as Europe's fledgeling economic recovery lifted sales of Audi and Porsche luxury models to record levels. First-quarter underlying earnings at Europe's biggest carmaker gained 22 percent to 2.9 billion euros ($4 billion), compared with 2.3 billion a year ago, VW said on April 29, 2014.


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A visitor stands in front of QR-codes information panels during a ceremony to open an information showroom dedicated to the Zaryadye park project in central Moscow April 29, 2014. The showroom, shaped as a dome which houses exhibition halls covered with QR-codes information panels and displaying digital illustration of the project, was opened by Moscow's Mayor Sergei Sobyanin on Tuesday on the site of the future park in a few minutes walk distance from Red Square and the Kremlin, according to organizers.


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Real Madrid's Fabio Coentrao controls the ball during their Champions League semi-final second leg soccer match against Bayern Munich in Munich, April 29, 2014.


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China's Ding Ning eyes the ball as she serves to Slovakia's Eva Odorova during the World Team Table Tennis Championships in Tokyo April 29, 2014.


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