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    The Queen's Speech (23 photos)

    The Queen's Speech, which formally opens Britain's parliament each year, is a colorful ceremony steeped in traditions dating back centuries. The costumes and elaborate rituals may appear eccentric today, but many reflect historic tensions between the monarchy and Parliament. (AP) Find more news…

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  • Sensational new smartwatch has one key flaw

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  • Fallen iPhone records its journey to the bottom of the ocean

    Not many iPhones can fall to the bottom of the ocean and live to tell the tale.

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    Photos of the day - May 27, 2015 (32 photos)

    A view of the booth of investment and construction company Morton during the ARCH Moscow 2015 International Exhibition of Architecture and Design, the military cap worn by Prince Philip (obscured) adds an unexpected dimension to the crown worn by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II as she travels in a…

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  • Drone footage shows extent of flooding in Texas and Oklahoma

    Flooding in Texas and Oklahoma this week have killed at least 18 people, left at least a dozen others missing and stranded hundreds of motorists.

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  • Bernie-mania! Sanders launches 2016 campaign

    There were dogs and children playing, people singing, and bikes and beach balls rolling. There was plenty of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream eating, and melting, down by the lake. Kayaks and sailboats floated by.

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    'To Conquer Her Land' – India's female soldiers (11 photos)

    Poulomi Basu documents the transformation of India ’ s first-ever female troops into soldiers in " To Conquer Her Land, " a series of photos shot from 2009 to 2014. The women, deployed along critical borders of Punjab and as the first line of control in Jammu and Kashmir, confront acute realities…

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    Cleveland police shooting settlement agreement (43 photos)

    Cleveland agreed to overhaul its police department under the supervision of an independent monitor in a settlement announced Tuesday with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and other abuses by officers. The announcement came three days after a white patrolman was…

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  • Rashida Jones exposes amateur porn industry

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    India heatwave (30 photos)

    More than 1,100 people have died in a blistering heatwave sweeping India, authorities said Wednesday, as forecasters warned searing temperatures would continue. Southern India has borne the brunt of the hot, dry conditions and many of the victims are construction workers, elderly or homeless…

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  • This guy took a selfie every day for 16 years

    Can you measure a year in selfies? Alaska-based artist JK Keller has taken daily self-portraits from the same angle for the past 16 years.

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    Photos of the day - May 26, 2015 (23 photos)

    Slovakia's Anna Schmiedlova serves in the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Belgium's Alison van Uytvanck, a Filipino informal settler cries as members of a demolition team and riot police advance during a demolition raid in Quezon City and a masked opposition protester…

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    Presidential pooches: White House dogs through the years (43 photos)

    A look back at some of the pups that have served as "First Dog", a loyal companion to the President of the United States, as well as other furry companions. (Yahoo News) Find more news-related pictures in our photo galleries and follow us on Tumblr.

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    Paw-blo Picasso (9 photos)

    Brazilian pups have been given a new leash on life, thanks to these "Paw-blo Picasso" artworks. The clever canines created the masterpieces by shaking their coats after being covered in animal-friendly paint. By being positioned close to the canvases, they sent splatters of paint across the boards…

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  • Joint Chiefs Chairman says U.S. blindsided by fall of Mosul

    Gen. Martin Dempsey admits in a new documentary that the Pentagon did no contingency planning for the Islamic State advance.

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    Photos of the day - May 25, 2015 (18 photos)

    Navy veteran William Englert passes out U.S. flags to the crowd attending Memorial Day ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia; pilgrims crowd around the Virgin of El Rocio during a procession around the shrine of El Rocio in Almonte, southern Spain; and, the wedding ring…

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    America Celebrates Memorial Day Weekend (46 photos)

    A cross America and around the world, t owns and cities are celebrating veterans of the United States Armed Forces and the sacrifices they have made. Memorial Day is a federal holiday in America and has been celebrated since the end of the Civil War. (Getty) Find more news-related pictures in our…

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    Storms and deadly floods hit the Midwest and Plains (76 photos)

    Homeowners dragged soggy carpet to the curb and mopped up coffee-colored muck Wednesday after a barrage of storms and floods in Texas and Oklahoma left at least 19 people dead and a dozen others missing. More rain fell on the hard-hit Houston area, temporarily complicating the cleanup a day after…

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