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« on: April 22, 2014, 10:22:02 am »
It was quite a day in my home town of Beantown yesterday.

                                                                   

  Runners in the first wave of 9,000 cross the start line of the 118th Boston Marathon Monday, April 21, 2014 in Hopkinton, Mass. Stephan Savoia/AP

                                                                   

 Spectators cheer along the route of the 118th Boston Marathon, April 21, in Boston. Steven Senne/AP

                                                                 

   Family members of the victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings are joined by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (l., wearing cap) and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh (3rd r.) on April 15, 2014, as they walk to the marathon finish line for a wreath-laying ceremony at the site of the first bomb blast that rocked Boston last year. Brian Snyder/Reuters

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« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2014, 08:17:14 am »

                                                                   

 Members of the Cowboys and Indian Alliance, a group of ranchers, farmers and indigenous leaders, greet each other during a protest against the Keystone XL pipeline in Washington. Gary Cameron/Reuters

   

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« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2014, 08:21:53 am »

                                                                   

 An Ukrainian soldier aims his rifle at pro-Russia protesters gathered in front of a Ukrainian airbase in Kramatorsk, in eastern Ukraine. Ukrainian armed forces launched a 'special operation' against militiamen in the country's Russian speaking east, authorities said, recapturing a military airfield from pro-Moscow separatists. Marko Djurica/Reuters

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« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2014, 08:26:23 am »

                                                                   

 Bianca Cortinas stands wrapped in plastic six pack rings during a demonstration to mark Earth Day in Manhattan in New York City. Mike Segar/Reuters

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« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2014, 12:08:46 pm »


                                                                     

 US paratroopers are walking on the tarmac after being flown into the air base in Swidwin, Poland, for weeks of joint exercise. Their arrival was requested by Poland as a way of increasing security at a time of conflict between two of its neighbors: Ukraine and Russia. Lukasz Szelemej/AP

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« Reply #5 on: April 25, 2014, 08:21:21 am »

                                                 

 A demonstrator dressed as a banker throws away imitation bank notes during a protest outside the Barclays AGM in central London. Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

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« Reply #6 on: April 28, 2014, 08:26:52 am »

                                                                   

 Priests sing in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican, Saturday. as Pope John XXIII, who reigned from 1958 to 1963 and called the modernizing Second Vatican Council, and Pope John Paul II, who reigned for nearly 27 years, will be declared saints by Pope Francis at an unprecedented twin canonization on Sunday.

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« Reply #7 on: April 28, 2014, 08:32:46 am »

                           

 Masked pro-Russian activists guard the entrance during their mass storming of a regional Television Center in Donetsk, Ukraine, Sunday. Efrem Lukatsky/AP