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The Week in Pictures: May 23 - 30

A hail of hats, somber memories, a stunning sunset, polar bear antics, a majestic cricket scene and more.

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Image: US President Barack Obama delivers the commencement address for the United States Naval Academy

Capping it off

epa03715248 United States Naval Academy graduates throw their hats at the conclusion of their commencement and commission ceremony, attended by US President Barack Obama (not pictured), at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland, USA, 24 May 2013. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
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Image: Memorial Day Commemorated At Arlington National Cemetery

Sad memories on Memorial Day

ARLINGTON, VA - MAY 27: Alex Burgess gets emotional while visiting the gravesite of an old friend who was killed in Iraq, in section 60 at Arlington Cemetery, May 27, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. For Memorial Day President Obama layed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns, paying tribute to military veterans past and present who have served and sacrificed their lives for their country. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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Image: Moore Continues Slow Recovery One Week After Massive Tornado Hits

Volunteers step up

MOORE, OK - MAY 27: (L-R) Volunteers Jaqi Castro, Angelica Morris-Smith and Cetoria Petties walk through a tornado ravaged neighborhood handing out supplies to residents and volunteers on May 27, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. Residents and volunteers observed the Memorial Day holiday by continuing to recover valuables from the destroyed neighborhoods one week after a massive tornado hit the area. The tornado of EF5 strength and two miles wide touched down May 20 killing at least 24 people and leaving behind extensive damage to homes and businesses. U.S. President Barack Obama promised federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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Image: Singapore Welcomes Polar Bear 'Inuka'

Paws for a swim

May 29, 2013 - Singapore, Singapore - Children watch Polar Bear Inuka through the glass at Singapore Zoo. The zoo is celebrating the moving of Inuka, the first polar bear born in Singapore Zoo and the tropics, into its new enclosure with a welcome ceremony. (Credit Image: © Then Chih Wey/Xinhua/ZUMA24.com)
Then Chih Wey / Xinhua
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Image: Kansas City Royals v St. Louis Cardinals

Mud-muncher

ST. LOUIS, MO - MAY 29: David Lough #7 of the Kansas City Royals slides safely into third base against the St. Louis Cardinals in the fifth inning at Busch Stadium on May 29, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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Image: BAHRAIN-POLITICS-UNREST-FUNERAL

Dark moment

A Bahraini girl is carried by her mother during the funeral of Sayed Omran Sayed Hameed, on May 28, 2013, in the village of Karzakkan, south of Manama. Hameed, 26, died at hospital after developing respiratory complications and his relatives claim that his death is due to the inhalation of poisonous tear gas that riot police used during a protest in May 2013. AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH (Photo credit should read MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH/AFP/Getty Images)
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Image: Children run away after an explosion in Kabul

Terror in the streets

Children run away after an explosion in Kabul May 24, 2013. Several large explosions rocked a busy area in the centre of the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Friday with Reuters witnesses describing shooting in the area. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST)
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Image: Wounded Afghan policeman is carried away from the site of an explosion in Kabul

Bombing victim

ATTENTION EDITORS - VISUAL COVERAGE OF SCENES OF INJURY OR DEATH A wounded Afghan policeman is carried away from the site of an explosion in Kabul May 24, 2013. Several large explosions rocked a busy area in the centre of the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Friday with Reuters witnesses describing shooting in the area. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) TEMPLATE OUT
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The face of unrest

TOPSHOTS An opposition supporter masks his face to hide his identity late on May 25, 2013 as protesters clashed with police in the Kodjoviakope neighborhood of Lome. Authorities have banned all protests in the capital after violent clashes this week. A number of protests organised by "Let's Save Togo", a coalition of opposition and civil society groups, over various issues have been either banned or dispersed with tear gas in recent months. AFP PHOTO/ Daniel HaydukDaniel Hayduk/AFP/Getty Images
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42nd Street illumination

The sun sets along 42nd Street in Manhattan during an annual phenomenon known as "Manhattanhenge," when the sun aligns perfectly with the city's transit grid, Wednesday, May 29, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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Honoring fallen SEALs

Sea Cadet Andrew Culp, 13, cleans a war memorial during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Mount Soledad Veteran's Memorial in La Jolla, Calif., Monday, May 27, 2013. The ceremony honored Glen A. Doherty and Trone Woods, who were Navy Seals and were killed during the attacks on the U.S. Diplomatic Compound in Benghazi on Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Sandy Huffaker)
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Image: CHINA-CRIME-SOCIAL-CHILDREN

Horrible beginning, happy ending

This frame grab taken from AFPTV footage received on May 28, 2013 shows rescue workers breaking away bits of a pipe to remove a newborn baby boy stuck inside in the city of Jinhua, in the eastern province of Zhejiang. The newborn baby boy was rescued from a sewage pipe in a Chinese apartment building after being flushed down a toilet, state media said, provoking online outrage on May 28. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO / AFPTVAFPTV/AFP/Getty Images
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Image: A boat navigates past the Sydney Harbour Bridge, which is covered in thick fog

Foggy Aussies

A boat navigates past the Sydney Harbour Bridge, which is covered in thick fog May 29, 2013. Flights and ferry services were suspended and delayed on Wednesday morning after a blanket of fog covered the city for the second time in as many days, local media reported. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz (AUSTRALIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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Image: General Views of Agra In India

Stately game, stately setting

AGRA, INDIA - MAY 28: Indian boys play cricket on the banks of the Yamuna river as the Taj Mahal is seen in the distance on May 28, 2013 in Agra, India. Completed in 1643, the mausoleum was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal, who is buried there alongside Jahan.(Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)
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