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Today in Pictures: June 6

Prayer at Jesus's Tomb, the Milky Way as seen from Syria and more in Monday's top news pictures.

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Image: Sunny weather, Leeds, Britain

A swan and her Cygnets enjoy the warm weather this morning at Golden Acre Park in Leeds, Britain.

Andrew McCaren / Rex Features via Shutterstock
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Image: Tropical Storm Colin Ploughs Through Florida

People walk along the beach as waves from Tropical Storm Colin crash along the shores of Fort Myers Beach in Fort Myers, Florida. The Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency.

Joe Raedle / Getty Images
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Image: Wild Weather Across NSW Causes Widespread Damage

A man watches a wave hit a rock pool at Curl Curl Beach as large swells hit the East Coast of Sydney, Australia. Torrential rain over the weekend had streets and homes flooded while wind gusts up to 75 miles per hour brought down trees and power lines. A king tide forced beachside home evacuations on Sydney's northern beaches as large waves erode the coast.

Cameron Spencer / Getty Images
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Image: Two killed in a Kenyan protest

Opposition supporters react in front of a burning barricade they set up in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya, during their weekly protest against the country's electoral body, Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. Protests in the capital remained relatively peaceful, however, the local media reported that at least two protesters were shot dead in a protest in the western city of Kisumu.

Dai Kurokawa / EPA
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Image: Banksy in Bristol

School children skip past a mural, attributed to graffiti artist Banksy, painted on the outside of a classroom wall at the Bridge Farm Primary School in Bristol, Britain.

Dylan Martinez / Reuters
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Christians pray at Jesus' tomb as a team of experts begin renovation of the holy burial site at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's old city. A team of experts have begun a historic renovation at the spot where Christians believe Jesus was buried, overcoming longstanding religious rivalries to carry out the first repairs at the site in over 200 years.

Ariel Schalit / AP
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A man views the destruction caused by a mortar bomb that hit a home at Salawa on the edge of the Sri Lankan capital Colombo, hours after an ammunition depot explosion at the neighboring military complex. Flying shrapnel sent thousands of residents scrambling for cover as the blaze turned the skies orange.

Ishara S. Kodikara / AFP - Getty Images
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Image: SYRIA-CONFLICT-RELIGION-ISLAM-RAMADAN

The Milky Way shines over the rebel-held town of Douma, east of the Syrian capital Damascus, on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan.

Sameer Al-Doumy / AFP - Getty Images
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A pack of cyclists ride during the second stage of the 68th edition of the Dauphine Criterium cycling race in Saint-Vulbas, France.

Lionel Bonaventure / AFP - Getty Images
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Image: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Axalta "We Paint Winners" 400

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's Chevrolet, races during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.

Sarah Crabill / Getty Images
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Remains of a collision between a freight train and a passenger train are scattered on the tracks between Liege and Namur, in Saint-Georges-sur-Meuse, Eastern Belgium. Investigators worked through the wreckage of the high speed train crash that killed at least three people and injured nine others. 

Laurie Dieffembacq / AFP - Getty Images
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