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Two bolts of lightning hit the antenna on top of One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan as an electrical storm moves over New York City on May 23, 2014.
Two bolts of lightning hit the antenna on top of One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan as an electrical storm moves over New York City on May 23, 2014.Gary Hershorn—Corbis
Two bolts of lightning hit the antenna on top of One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan as an electrical storm moves over New York City on May 23, 2014.
Two men compete in a wrestling tournament, part of a holiday marking the circumcisions of young boys in the village of Draginovo, some 180km south-east of Sofia, Bulgaria, on May 4, 2014.
Steam rises from a thoroughbred racehorse after morning workouts on the day of the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., on May 3, 2014.
Reverend Julia Whitworth leads the 16th Annual Blessing of the Bikes at Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on in New York City on May 3, 2014.
Members of the Star Wars fan club dressed as stormtroopers celebrate Star Wars Day in front of the Colosseum in central Rome on May 4, 2014.
An Israeli child holds a rocket launcher during a traditional military weapon display to mark the 66th anniversary of Israel's Independence at the West Bank settlement of Efrat near the biblical city of Bethlehem on May 6, 2014.
An aerial view of the landslide that buried Abi Barik village in Badakhshan province, northeastern Afghanistan, on May 5, 2014.
A crow eats its prey sitting on the roof of the Chancellery in Berlin on May 6, 2014.
The 'Crazy House', which is completely built upside-down, in the village of Affoldern near the Edersee lake, on May 7, 2014.
A zoo staff member touches Mango, a 19-year-old Syrian brown bear, during preparations for his surgery at the Ramat Gan Safari near Tel Aviv on May 7, 2014.
A Pro-Russian activist in Donetsk, Ukraine, on May 1, 2014.
Conchita Wurst representing Austria performs during a dress rehearsal for the second semi-final of the 59th Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen on May 7, 2014.
Pope Francis prays at Israel's separation barrier on his way to a mass in Manger Square next to the Church of the Nativity, traditionally believed to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on May 25, 2014.
A dwarf walks in between mushroom-shaped houses after performances at Kunming World Butterflies Garden, Yunnan province on May 21, 2014.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un plays with children during a visit to the Taesongsan General Hospital in this undated photo released on May 19, 2014.
Darth Vader, the Ukrainian Internet Party mayoral candidate for Kiev and Odessa, speaks to the press in front of a painting of the Ukrainian flag at a polling station during the presidential and mayoral elections in Kiev, Ukraine on May, 25, 2014.
A young girl named Marlene lies over the original fossilized femur of a dinosaur displayed on exhibition at the Egidio Feruglio Museum in the Argentina's Patagonian city of Trelew on May 18, 2014.
The head of a full-scale replica of the Sphinx, which is part of an unfinished theme park, behind trees on the outskirts of Shijiazhuang, Hebei province, China, on May 15, 2014.
Ukrainian soccer fans light flares on a bridge across the Dnieper River in Kiev, Ukraine on May 18, 2014.
A nurse holds a gun as she helps a wounded Pro-Russian gunmen to get out of the car in front of local hospital in Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine, on May 5, 2014.
Competitors tumble down Coopers Hill in pursuit of a round Double Gloucester cheese during the annual cheese rolling and wake near the village of Brockworth near Gloucester in western England on May 26, 2014.
A worker holds two roasted pigs dressed as fairies which will be paraded through the La Loma district of Manila on May 18, 2014, as part of an annual festival.
A man smokes as he waits with his painted buffalo before a buffalo bodypainting competition in Jiangcheng county, Yunnan province, China on May 18, 2014.
Tears of coal dust run down a donkey's face as it looks out of its shelter at a coal mine in Choa Saidan Shah in Punjab province on May 5, 2014.
Gao Bingguo is covered with bees during an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for being covered by the largest number of bees, in Taian, Shandong province, China on May 27, 2014.
Hungarian pilot and European champion Zoltan Veres flies under the oldest Hungarian bridge, the 'Lanchid' (Chain Bridge) with his 'MXS' type plane on May 1, 2014 during a Red Bull flying and car show around the Danube River of Budapest downtown.
A hippopotamus has its teeth cleaned by a keeper in its enclosure in Qingdao Wildlife World in Qingdao, east China's Shandong province on May 22, 2014.
A black bear lies on a hammock at a residential back yard in Daytona Beach Florida
A balloon flies past Pope Francis during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on May 14, 2014.
Two bolts of lightning hit the antenna on top of One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan as an electrical storm moves
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