Top photos and videos of the day: Wednesday, March 12, 2014

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A 3-year-old argues with his mom over cupcakes:

It’s a robot that can play ping pong:


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

British Prime Minister David Cameron and Avner Shalev, the chairman of the Yad Vashem museum, attend a wreath laying ceremony at Holocaust museum ‘Yad Vashem’ in Jerusalem, Israel. | Getty Images

Riot police use water cannons and teargas to disperse thousands of people marching for Berkin Elvan, a Turkish teenager who was in a coma since being hit in the head by a tear gas canister fired by police during the summer’s anti-government protests, during his funeral in Istanbul, Turkey. | AP Photo

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) meets with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk (L) at the State Department in Washington, DC. | Getty Images

Commuters walk through snow covered sidewalks after an overnight snowstorm in downtown Chicago. | AP Photo

In this image handout provided by the Office of Mayor of New York, firefighters from the Fire Department of New York use an excavator to remove rubble as they respond to a five-alarm fire and building collapse at 1646 Park Ave in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan. | Getty Images

Macklemore performs on stage at TSB Areana in Wellington, New Zealand. | Getty Images

Armed men believed to be Russian military patrol outside a Ukrainian military base in Simferopol, Ukraine. As the standoff between the Russian military and Ukrainian forces continues in Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, world leaders are pushing for a diplomatic solution to the escalating situation. Crimean citizens will vote in a referendum on 16 March on whether to become part of the Russian federation. | Getty Images

Andrea Rothfuss of Germany competes in the Women’s Slalom 1st Run – Standing during day five of Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center in Sochi, Russia. | Getty Images

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