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May 17, 2013
Daily Life May 2013

A look and daily life around the world as photographed by photographers of the Associated Press and its member newspapers.

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A cow stands in a field behind a web early Tuesday, May 7, 2013., near Danville, Ky. The Advocate Messenger / Clay Jackson
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Afghan girls and boys enjoy the view, as a storm moves in, on a hill overlooking Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, May 13, 2013. AP / Anja Niedringhaus
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An Afghan girl takes a short cut through a streaming river on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 15, 2013. AP / Anja Niedringhaus
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An Afghan National Police officer mans a checkpoint on the outskirts of Maidan Shahr, Wardak province, Wednesday, May 15, 2013. The National Police and Army are providing security unaided by international troops now in most of Afghanistan. AP / Anja Niedringhaus
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Afghan refugee children collect water from a water point on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, May 15, 2013. Pakistan hosts over 1.6 million registered Afghans, the largest and most protracted refugee population in the world, according to the U.N. refugee agency. AP / Muhammed Muheisen
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A Pakistani youth runs after his horse along a field as the sun sets on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, May 17, 2013. AP / Muhammed Muheisen
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Following their daily work at a wholesale fruit and vegetable market, Pakistani boys cool off in a polluted stream next to water buffaloes as the temperature rises on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, May 16, 2013. AP / Muhammed Muheisen
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An Indian worker rests on mangoes at a wholesale fruit market in the outskirts of Jammu, India, Friday, May 17, 2013. India recognizes mangos as national fruit and is the world's largest mango producer with about 13 million tons each year, far exceeding all other countries. AP / Channi Anand
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Monkeys drink water at a temple premise on the outskirts of Jammu, India, Thursday, May 16, 2013. AP / Channi Anand
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Kashmiri boatmen row their Shikara on Dal Lake in the outskirts of Srinagar, India, Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Set in the Himalayas at 1,707 meters (5,600 feet) above sea level, Kashmir is a green, saucer-shaped valley full of fruit orchards and surrounded by snowy mountain ranges. About 100 lakes dot its highlands and plains. AP / Dar Yasin
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Bilquis, a nomadic Indian girl, stands outside her tent at a temporary base on the outskirts of Srinagar, India, Friday, May 17, 2013. The family makes their living by selling artificial flowers. AP / Dar Yasin
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Somali fishermen carry their catch on their heads as they walk to the market in Mogadishu, Somalia, Friday May, 17, 2013. AP / Farah Abdi Warsameh
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A child lies next to a street musician performing for tips of money in an underground tunnel in Beijing Friday, May 10, 2013. AP / Andy Wong
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A man sits inside Hong Kong's convention center Thursday, May 16, 2013. AP / Vincent Yu
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A couple poses for their wedding pictures next to a tram in downtown Hong Kong Monday, May 13, 2013. AP / Vincent Yu
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Lek Jaitam dyes batches of silk thread to be used to make handwoven items, in Bangkok Wednesday, May 15 , 2013. AP / Sakchai Lalit
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A Cambodian farmer cleans vegetables in a pond as his prepares for selling to the main market in the coming day at Prey Mou village in the outskirt of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Tuesday, May 14, 2013. AP / Heng Sinith
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Local workers wake up at a construction site in Koak Khleang village where they are currently sleeping, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Sunday, May 12, 2013. AP / Heng Sinith
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A man walks down the winding staircase at a building in Tokyo, Friday, May 17, 2013. AP / Itsuo Inouye
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People play on the beach along the Bay of Bengal in Sittwe, northwestern Rakhine State, Myanmar, Friday, May 17, 2013. AP / Tim Sullivan
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An Indonesian boy plays with his toy car at a run-down apartment building in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, May 15, 2013. AP / Dita Alangkara
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A woman sits while waiting to be served in a food market in Madrid, Spain, Friday May 17, 2013. AP / Paul White
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A street musician sleeps on a bench at a busy street in the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki on Friday, May 17, 2013. AP / Nikolas Giakoumidis
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A tourist enjoys a ride with a segway in Zappeio park with purple leaves on the ground as the Presidential Guard, background, practice a drill in Athens, on Thursday, May 16, 2013. AP / Thanassis Stavrakis
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A cat rubs his head against a wall, in Bucharest, Romania, Friday, May 17, 2013. AP / Vadim Ghirda
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A woman walks under umbrella in the rain in an old quarter of Panama City, Thursday, May 16, 2013. AP / Arnulfo Franco
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Randall Anderson, an Odessa Parks and Recreation Department employee, power-washes the slide at the Woodson Park Aquatic Center on Monday, May 13, 2013, in Odessa, Texas. Odessa American / Ryan Evon
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A mated pair of Canada geese swim with their newborn gosling in a pond along the eighth-hole fairway of Qualchan Golf Course, Wednesday, May 15, 2013, in Spokane, Wash. The Spokesman-Review / Colin Mulvany
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A mother duck walks her babies through back yards of SW Portland, Ore. to their secret nesting spot on May 14, 2013. The Oregonian / Kraig Scattarella
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A US Airways jet flies over a rainbow as it descends to land Tuesday, May 14, 2013, in Philadelphia, Penna. AP / Matt Rourke
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Marshall Thompson rides around a curving S27th Street as he makes his way home from work Thursday, May 16, 2013 in Abilene, Texas. Thompson, a nutritional health coach at the Natural Grocers, rides his bicycle 6.4 miles twice a day to work and back home, taking about twenty minutes each ride. In the two years he's been riding to work every day he has been hit by a car once, which totaled his bicycle and injured his knee. Abilene Reporter-News / Joy Lewis
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A tree swallow arrives with pine needles while building a nest in a nesting box with its mate, Thursday, May 16, 2013, at the Scarborough Marsh in Scarborough, Maine. AP / Robert F. Bukaty
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A fawn lays on the ground Wednesday morning, May 15, 2013, while city employees come to check and feed the deer at the Deer Park on Prairie Island in Winona, Minn. Two fawns were born over the weekend. Winona Daily News / Andrew Link

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