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The Dragon Boat Festival, a lounging black bear, a “Dinner in the Sky” | June 2

The Dragon Boat Festival, a lounging black bear, a “Dinner in the Sky” | June 2

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The day in photos around the world.

Chinese revelers paddle dragon boats during a competition to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival in Tongren, Guizhou province, a black bear lies on a hammock in a Florida backyard, 22 dinner guests eat while suspended in the sky of Brussels, and other pictures from around the world.

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Unrest in Turkey, lingerie fighting in Vegas, Life Ball aids fundraiser in Austria | May 31

Unrest in Turkey, lingerie fighting in Vegas, Life Ball aids fundraiser in Austria | May 31

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The day in photos around the world.

Police fire tear gas on protestors in Istanbul, Turkey, Lingerie Fighting Championships in north Las Vegas, the annual Life Ball Aids fundraiser in Vienna, Austria and other pictures from around the world.

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Filipinos continue to protest Obama, new Star Wars cast, World Team Table Tennis Championships | April 29

Filipinos continue to protest Obama, new Star Wars cast, World Team Table Tennis Championships | April 29

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Filipinos continue to protest Obama’s new defense agreement with the Philippines, the cast for ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ is announced, Tokyo hosts the World Team Table Tennis Championships, and more in today’s daily brief.
 
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Airbus in talks with China on major deal

Airbus in talks with China on major deal

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China is in talks to buy at least 150 Airbus passenger jets potentially worth $20 billion when Xi Jinping pays his first visit to Europe as president at the end of this month, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. In a broad-ranging deal that could help reset trade relations between China and Europe after a bumpy year, China is expected to buy more A330 passenger jets as talks advance to open Airbus’s second major factory in the country. Text and archived photos of Airbus by Reuters.

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