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Today in Pictures: May 4

Obama visits Flint, a rare diamond is being auctioned, and more in today's best news pictures.

A helicopter battles a wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada on Wednesday.

Photos: Entire City Flees Raging Wildfire in Canada

Jason Franson / Canadian Press via AP

President Obama drinks a glass of filtered water from Flint, Mich., on his first trip to the beleaguered city since it became the center of a political and environmental firestorm. Twice during his visit to Flint, Obama took symbolic sips from a glass of Flint tap water.

Faces of Flint: Portraits From the Crisis

CARLOS BARRIA / Reuters

A trout splashes into Jamaica Pond in Boston during the annual stocking of the pond.

Elise Amendola / AP

A model displays a large diamond the size of tennis ball at Sotheby's in New York. The gem's name is "Lesedi la Rona."

The diamond - the largest discovered in over a century - could sell for more than $70 million, auctioneer Sotheby's said.

Seth Wenig / AP

Farmers work in a field of blossoming tulips in Den Helder, northern Netherlands.

Muhammed Muheisen / AP

Horses await baths after an early morning workout at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. The 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 7.

Charlie Riedel / AP

A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter searches a house for ISIS militants in Tel Asqof, northern Iraq, on May 4.

A U.S. Navy SEAL, advising and assisting Kurdish Peshmerga forces, was killed in an ISIS attack in northern Iraq on May 3.

GORAN TOMASEVIC / Reuters

Fans bring their dogs onto the field during the season's first "Bark in the Park" before a game between the San Francisco Giants and the Cincinnati Reds at the Great American Ball Park on May 3 in Cincinnati.

Joe Robbins / Getty Images

Flames rise in an industrial area south of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, on May 3.

CBC NEWS / Reuters