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A two-week-old pygmy hippopotamus (Choeropsis liberiensis) rests in the hippopotamus enclosure in Nyiregyhaza Animal Park in Nyiregyhaza, 227 kms east of Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. (Attila Balazs/MTI via AP)
A twoweekold pygmy hippopotamus Choeropsis liberiensis rests in the hippopotamus
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Scenes from Ivanka Trump's first international outing as a White House adviser at the W20 Summit in Berlin. Story: [ Apne.ws Link ] More photos: [ Apne.ws Link ]
Scenes from Ivanka Trumps first international outing as a White House adviser
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Nautica Jackson, left, and Aniya Ruffin walk through floodwaters with their dog as water threatened to enter their home in Raleigh, N.C. Tuesday, April 25, 2017. The National Weather Service had flood watches and warnings in effect in the eastern half of the state Tuesday morning after storms dumped several inches of rain in the Raleigh area. (Travis Long/The News & Observer via AP)
Nautica Jackson left and Aniya Ruffin walk through floodwaters with their dog
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100 years ago today, legendary jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald was born in Newport News, Virginia.
100 years ago today legendary jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald was born in
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For more than 100 years, most of what gets flushed down Mexico City's toilets has resurfaced two hours to the north in the rivers and reservoirs of the rural Mezquital Valley. A massive new water treatment plant is about to change this.

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For more than 100 years most of what gets flushed down Mexico

In Mexico, fears a new plant will kill wastewater farming

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#APTOPIX for April 25, 2017, our image selections from the past 24 hours. [ Apne.ws Link ] #Srinagar

Photo Caption: Kashmiri Muslim devotees pray as a head priest displays a holy relic believed to be the hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammad, on Mehraj-u-Alam at the Hazratbal Shrine on the outskirts of Srinagar, India, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Mehraj-u-Alam is believed to mark the ascension...
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Cuirassier presidential guards descend the steps of the monument to the unknown soldier during a ceremony to mark Italy's Liberation day, in Rome, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. #APPhoto by Alessandra Tarantino
Cuirassier presidential guards descend the steps of the monument to the unknown
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OTD in 1974, the "Carnation Revolution" took place in Portugal as a bloodless military coup toppled the Estado Novo regime.

Photo Caption: A Portugese soldier with a carnation in his machine gun barrel talks to a crowd in Lisbon, Portugal on April 28, 1974. The dictatorship of Antonio de Oliveira Salazar and then Marcelo Caetano was ousted in a military coup that became known as the...
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OTD in 1974 the Carnation Revolution took place in Portugal as a
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AP journalist covering Kashmir protest helps injured teen:
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In this Nov. 17, 2016 photo, U.S. astronaut Peggy Whitson, member of the main crew of the expedition to the International Space Station (ISS), gestures from a bus prior the launch of Soyuz MS-3 space ship at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. On April 24, 2017, Whitson, the first woman to command the International Space Station, will have spent the most time spent in space of...
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In this Nov 17 2016 photo US astronaut Peggy Whitson member of
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Milwaukee Brewers' Travis Shaw hits a sacrifice fly during the third inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday, April 23, 2017, in Milwaukee. #APPhoto by Morry Gash
Milwaukee Brewers Travis Shaw hits a sacrifice fly during the third inning
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Pictures of the week highlights from the weekly AP photo report:

Pictures of the week

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#APTOPIX for April 24, 2017, our image selections from the past 24 hours. [ Apne.ws Link ] #Confederate

Photo Caption: People participate in a candlelight vigil at the statue of Jefferson Davis in New Orleans, Monday, April 24, 2017. New Orleans will begin taking down Confederate statutes, becoming the latest Southern body to divorce itself from what some say are symbols of racism and...
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OTD in 1990, the space shuttle Discovery blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Fla., carrying the $1.5 billion Hubble Space Telescope.

Photo Caption: The Space Shuttle orbiter Discovery lifts off from Launch Pad 398 in Kennedy Space Center on Tuesday, April 24, 1990, carrying a crew of five and the Hubble Space Telescope. The mission, STS-31, had been originally scheduled for launch on April 10th...
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OTD in 1990 the space shuttle Discovery blasted off from Cape Canaveral
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OTD in 1971, hundreds of Vietnam War veterans opposed to the conflict protested by tossing their medals and ribbons over a wire fence in front of the U.S. Capitol.

Photo Caption: Vietnam war veterans throw back their Purple Hearts, Bronze Stars, Silver Stars, campaign ribbons and other items on the U.S. Capitol Building grounds in an Anti-Vietnam War protest on April 23, 1971. #APPhoto
OTD in 1971 hundreds of Vietnam War veterans opposed to the conflict
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OTD in 1952, an atomic test in Nevada became the first nuclear explosion shown on live network television as a 31-kiloton bomb was dropped from a B-50 Superfortress.

Photo Caption: A gigantic pillar of smoke with the familiar mushroom top climbs above Yucca Flat during nuclear detonation in Las Vegas, Nev., April 22, 1952. Surmounting the mushroom cloud is an ice cap just beginning to form....
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Emilio Gonzalez from Venezuela shows his tattoos and piercings on the first day of the Frankfurt Tattoo Convention in Frankfurt, Germany, Friday, April 21, 2017. #APPhoto by Michael Probst
Emilio Gonzalez from Venezuela shows his tattoos and piercings on the first
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A 10-year-old Northern Virginia student violinist is learning the violin with help from engineering students at local university who have designed a prosthetic arm for her using a 3D printer: [ Apne.ws Link ]
A 10yearold Northern Virginia student violinist is learning the violin with help

3D Printing Boosts Dreams of Student Violinist

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OTD: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 today. A selection of photos through the years: [ Apne.ws Link ]

Photo Caption: Britain's Princess Elizabeth, later Queen Elizabeth II, on her 21st birthday, seated in Natal National Park, South Africa, April 21, 1947. In the background are the Drakenberg Mountains. #APPhoto by Eddie Worth
OTD: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 today A selection of photos through the years:
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#APTOPIX for April 21, 2017, our image selections from the past 24 hours. [ Apne.ws Link ] #France

Photo Caption: A bullet hole is pictured on a shopwindow of the Champs Elysees boulevard in Paris, Friday, April 21, 2017. France began picking itself up Friday from another deadly shooting claimed by the Islamic State group, with President Francois Hollande convening the government's security...
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