Top photos and videos of the day: Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014

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Clashes in Ukraine, police raiding Kiev protest camp:

Insert your own joke — it’s donkey basketball in Green Bay:


A selection of some of the best photographs from around the world:

Anti-government protesters clash with riot police outside Ukraine’s parliament in Kiev. Ukraine’s festering political crisis took a deadly turn Tuesday, as thousands of anti-government protesters clashed with police outside Ukraine’s parliament. Police say at least 13 people have been killed. | AP Photo

Anti-government protesters clash with the police during their storming of the Independence Square in Kiev. Flames engulfed the main anti-government protest camp on Kiev’s Independence Square as riot police tried to force demonstrators out following the bloodiest clashes in three months of protests. | Getty Images

Police clash with anti-government protesters in Kiev. Police on Tuesday began an assault on the main anti-government protest camp in Kiev after a day of bloody clashes, AFP journalists at the scene said. Police warned women and children to leave the area as they moved on opposition positions with water cannon while protestors responded by throwing Molotov cocktails and setting fire to part of the tent encampment. | Getty Images

Ice covers Lake Michigan near Gary. This winters prolonged cold weather has caused more than 88 percent of the Great Lakes to be covered in ice which is near the record of 95% set in February 1979. | Getty Images

Han Hendrik Piho of Estonia makes a trial jump as he competes in the Nordic Combined Men’s Individual LH RusSki Gorki Jumping Center in Sochi, Russia. | Getty Images

Bob de Jong of the Netherlands competes during the Men’s 10000m Speed Skating event at Adler Arena Skating Center in Sochi, Russia. | Getty Images

German fans celebrate during the medal ceremony for the Men’s Team Ski Jumping at Medals Plaza in Sochi, Russia. | Getty Images

Models present creations for the Simongao collection during the 2014 Autumn / Winter London Fashion Week in London. | Getty Images

Elfje Willemsen and Hanna Emilie Marien of Belgium team 1 make a run during the Women’s Bobsleigh heats at Sliding Center Sanki in Sochi, Russia. | Getty Images

Lars Haugen (30) of Norway gives up a goal in the second period to Ilya Kovalchuk of Russia during the Men’s Ice Hockey Qualification Playoff game at Bolshoy Ice Dome in Sochi, Russia. | Getty Images

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