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From flooding in Texas to the NBA playoffs, here are some of the most captivating photos from last week around the world. 
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PADANG, INDONESIA - MAY 23: A jockey spurs the cows during Pacu Jawi on May 23, 2015 in Padang, Indonesia. Pacu Jawi (traditional cow racing) is held annually in muddy rice fields to celebrate the end of the harvest season by the Minangkabau people. Jockeys grab the tails of the bulls and skate across the mud barefoot balancing on a wooden plank to show the strength of their bulls who are later auctioned to buyers. (Photo by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)
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LISBON, PORTUGAL- MAY 25: In this handout image provided by the Volvo Ocean Race, Team Brunel arrives to Lisbon during sunrise in first position during the finish of Leg 7 from Newport to Lisbon on May 25, 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal. The Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 is the 12th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain on October 04, 2014, the route, spanning some 39,379 nautical miles, visits 11 ports in eleven countries (Spain, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, China, New Zealand, Brazil, United States, Portugal, France, The Netherlands and Sweden) over nine months. The Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews. (Photo by Ricardo Pinto/Volvo Ocean Race via Getty Images)
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Tex Toler watches the Llano River rise in Llano, Texas, on Friday, May 29, 2015, after another round of heavy rains. Officials are closely monitoring the levels of rivers in Texas engorged by the deluge of last weekend. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Jay Janner)

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SHEPTON MALLET, ENGLAND - MAY 27: Kooky the clown performs in the Village Green area on the opening day of the Royal Bath and West Show at the Royal Bath and West Showground near Shepton Mallet on May 27, 2015 in Somerset, England. The Royal Bath and West Show which features livestock, agricultural machinery, trade-stands and locally produced food and drink, was first held in 1852 and is one of the oldest surviving agricultural shows in England. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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A male peacock spreads its tail in Henndorf, near Salzburg, Austria , Monday, May 25 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

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PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 26: Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot in his Men's Singles match against Quentin Halys of France on day three of the 2015 French Open at Roland Garros on May 26, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
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Street entertainer and fortune teller ¨Juana La Cubana¨ holds a cigar in her mouth as she waits for tourists in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, May 24, 2015. Juana is 72 years old and has worked in the Cathedral square in Old Havana for 28 years. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

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WORCESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 26: Durham batsman Paul Collingwood hits out in the shadow of the cathederal during day three of the LV County Championship division one match between Worcestershire and Durham at New Road on May 26, 2015 in Worcester, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
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The statue of Stephen the Great, or Stefan cel Mare, in Romanian, is silhouetted against a cloudy sky in Chisinau, the capital city of Moldova, Thursday, May 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

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Sun flowers and other plants bloom in front of the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

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With friend Lisa Schlosser, of Browns Mills, N.J., and husband, Bob Cabanas, right, aboard, Ina Cabanas of Pemberton Borough, N.J. drives her 1967 Amphicar down a boat ramp into the Delaware River Monday, May 25, 2015, in Burlington City, N.J. The car was designed and constructed to also be water-going. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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WATERBURY, CT - MAY 24: Marchers play drums during the Memorial Day Parade as it passes through downtown on May 24, 2015 in Waterbury, Connecticut. Across America towns and cities will be 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. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 25: Tommy Hunter #29 of the Baltimore Orioles hits Steve Pearce #28 in the face with a pie following the Orioles 4-3 win over the Houston Astros at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on May 25, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 22: Brett Gardner #11 of the New York Yankees walks back to the dugout between innings against the Texas Rangers during their game at Yankee Stadium on May 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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WINDSOR, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 25: In this handout photo provided by Legoland, children help out to create the mosaic as the Giant Lego Mosaic of 'Celebrity Best Friend' Taylor Swift is revealed at The LEGOLAND Windsor Resort on May 25, 2015 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Mikael Buck/Legoland via Getty Images)
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CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 26: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers goes up for a dunk in the first quarter against the Atlanta Hawks during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena on May 26, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
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HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 26: Actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson arrives at the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' "San Andreas" at TCL Chinese Theatre on May 26, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 28: An attendee inspects Google Cardboard during the 2015 Google I/O conference on May 28, 2015 in San Francisco, California. The annual Google I/O conference runs through May 29. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Indian people stand near a part of a bronze statue of Lachit Borphukan, an army general from the northeastern state of Assam, set to be installed in the middle of the Brahmaputra on a podium, in Gauhati, India, Thursday, May 21, 2015. Borphukan is remembered for his extraordinary victory against the Mughal army of Emperor Aurangzeb in the battle of Saraighat. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)

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Twenty year old Marina, speaks on a cellular phone as she begs on the street, made-up as a clown, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

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In this Thursday, May 28, 2015 photo, a man laughs as others play chess with oversized pieces on a public entertainment board, in Chisinau, Moldova. The chess game is a popular pastime in parks around the capital. Most players use their own chessboards. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MAY 24: Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet Dallara leads the field during the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 mile race at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on May 24, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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A group of regional dancers cover their heads with shawls as they take part in a dance, in Plaza del Castillo square, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Saturday, May 23, 2015. With a rich traditions on dress and regional music, a lot of regional groups perform on the street during spring season. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

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Participants take part in a yoga class at LP Field, home of the Tennessee Titans NFL football team, Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. About 1,000 people were registered to take part in the class, which was also a benefit for Soles4Souls, a global not-for-profit organization that distributes shoes and clothing. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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NEWCASTLE, NORTHERN IRELAND - MAY 26: Jérôme Lando Casanova of France in action during a practice round prior to The Irish Open at Royal County Down Golf Club on May 26, 2015 in Newcastle, Northern Ireland. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
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AUSTIN, TX - MAY 25: David Lopez waits to cross the street as rain falls on May 25, 2015 in Austin, Texas. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott toured the damage zone where one person is confirmed dead and at least 12 others missing in flooding along the Rio Blanco, which reports say rose as much as 40 feet in places, caused by more than 10 inches of rain over a four-day period. The governor earlier declared a state of emergency in 24 Texas counties. (Photo by Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images)
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A reflection of the Singapore financial district is cast on the waters of a reservoir in Singapore Thursday, May 28, 2015. Singapore celebrates its 50th anniversary of independence on Aug. 9. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

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A beachgoer enjoys the day in Panama City Beach, Fla., on Thursday, May 21, 2015. (Andrew Wardlow/News Herald via AP)

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A surfer rides a wave in Panama City Beach, Fla., Sunday, May 24, 2015. (Andrew Wardlow/News Herald via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 22: Sailors, in New York for Fleet Week, pause in lower Manhattan on May 22, 2015 in New York City. A parade of ships along the Hudson ushered in Fleet Week events on Wednesday, the 27th annual Fleet Week celebration. A Memorial Day commemoration ceremony is to include the unfurling of a 100-foot American flag, a wreath laying, a rifle salute and the playing of taps. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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TETBURY, ENGLAND - MAY 25: Mike Collins, 69, carries a woolsack up the steep Gumstool Hill in the centre of Tetbury on May 25, 2015 in Gloucestershire, England. The race, between two public houses which takes place between individuals or teams carrying a woolsack weighing 60 pounds (approx 27.2 kilograms), was revived in the 1970s, but is thought to date back to when Tetbury was an important Cotswold wool trading town and was an opportunity for young drovers to impress the local ladies. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 22: Jake Houtby of Queensland competes on the Parallel Bars whilst Kent Pieterse of Victoria competes on the High Bar during the Australian Gymnastic Championships Mens and Womens All Round Final on May 22, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 26: A London black cab driver wears a Mr Bean mask as he takes part in a protest against Transport for London (TfL) on May 26, 2015 in London, England. The demonstration, organised by United Cabbies Group, is claiming that cab drivers are let down by TfL refusals to enforce safety regulations on London mini-cab drivers with claims, among others, that mini-cabs are carrying people without adequate insurance and that the authorities are turning a bind eye to touting outside nightclubs. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 28: 'One More Time' by artist Cornelia Parker is unveiled at St Pancras International station on May 28, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. The piece has been commissioned for Terrace Wires, co-presented by HS1 Ltd. and the Royal Academy of Arts. (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for Terrace Wires)
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PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 28: Serena Williams of the United States celebrates match point in her Women's Singles match against Anna-Lena Friedsam of Germany on day five of the 2015 French Open at Roland Garros on May 28, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
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Children play cricket on the banks of the River Brahmaputra in Gauhati, India, Thursday, May 21, 2015. Brahmaputra is one of Asia's largest rivers, which passes through China's Tibet region, India and Bangladesh before converging into the Bay of Bengal. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)

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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets and Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors go after the ball during game five of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 27, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 28: A specialist winch operator removes an artefact from the Triforium at Westminster Abbey on May 28, 2015 in London, England. Restoration work is currently underway to transform part of the 13th-century Triforium into a new viewing and gallery area that will be open to the public for the first time. As well as exhibiting many historical objects from the abbey, the new £19m GBP space will give visitors views down over the abbey buildings and the neighbouring Palace of Westminster. The work is due to be completed by 2018. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
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Sculptures by late Spanish artist Juan Munoz are displayed during the exhibition 'Double Bind & Around' , at the Hangar Bicocca space in Milan, Italy, Thursday, May .28 2015. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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A man stands on a breakwater along the Beirut coastline as the sun sets over the Mediterranean Sea in Lebanon, Thursday, May 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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In this photo taken with slow shutter speed, a tram driver steers a tram at the Comercio square in Lisbon, Thursday, May 28, 2015. The tram is a very common public transport among locals and visitors to move within the Portuguese capital. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

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A group of men play basketball Tuesday evening, May 26, 2015, as the sun starts to set at UTPB park in Odessa, Texas. (Courtney Sacco/Odessa American via AP)

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Young house finches wait for food in a nest made on a porch planter Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)

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EXETER, NH - MAY 28: Former New York Gov. George Pataki is interviewed by the media prior to announcing his candidacy for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination May 28, 2015 in Exeter, New Hampshire. Pataki joins a list of Republicans looking for the nomination, that is set to grow larger in the coming weeks and months. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
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Best pix of the week

From flooding in Texas to the NBA playoffs, here are some of the most captivating photos from last week around the world. 

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