Top photos and videos of the day: Sunday, March 2, 2014

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Jimmy Fallon is true to his word and takes the Polar Plunge with Rahm Emanuel:

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An elephant refused to move for a guy in pickup truck. The guy in the pickup truck wasn’t intimidated:


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

Demonstrators against Russian military actions in Ukraine rally in Times Square in New York. Western powers are prepared “to go to the hilt” to isolate Russia for its military incursion into Ukraine, “an incredible act of aggression” that may lead to visa bans, asset freezes, trade and investment penalties, and a boycott of a Russian-hosted economic summit of global powers in June, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday. | AP Photo

Members of ‘Los Rumberos’ troupe perform in the troupes dancing contest during the Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival in Santa Cruz de Tenerife on the Canary island of Tenerife, Spain. The Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife brings thousands of revellers every year. Santa Cruz is the closest European equivalent to the Brazilian Carnival from Rio de Janeiro. | Getty Images

A model walks the runway during the Olympia Le Tan show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2014-2015 at Espace Vendome on in Paris, France. | Getty Images

An Aston Martin DB5 used in the film Goldeneye is loaded in to the London Film Museum ahead of the Bond in Motion exhibition, opening 21st March at the London Film Museum on in London, England. | Getty Images

Ed Easley of the St Louis Cardinals tags Brandon Nimmo of the New York Mets out at home in the eighth inning during a spring training game at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida. | Getty Images

Nils Petter Molvaer of Norway performs in the 10th Year Edition of Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival 2014 day 3 at JIExpo Kemayoran in Jakarta, Indonesia. | Getty Images

Opposition activists throw stones to riot police during a protest against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas. Venezuelan protesters were preparing for a fresh round of anti-government demonstrations following a rare peaceful evening in Caracas. At least 18 people have been killed and 250 injured since a wave of protests began on February 4. | Getty Images

San Jose Sharks’ Joe Pavelski (8) throws up ice as he shoots against New Jersey Devils goalie Cory Schneider (35) during the first period Sunday in Newark, N.J. | AP Photo

CPL Matthew Moebes from Decator, Alabama with the U.S. Army’s 4th squadron 2d Cavalry Regiment walks toward a village during a joint patrol with soldiers from the Afghan National Army (ANA) near Kandahar, Afghanistan. President Obama recently ordered the Pentagon to begin contingency planning for a pullout from Afghanistan by the end of 2014 if Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai or his successor refuses to sign the Bilateral Security Agreement. | Getty Images

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John Shadbar, 70, is accused of shooting his neighbor with an assault rifle May 7. Prosecutors allege Shadbar acted because the victim, Melissa Robertson, who is white, had Black children. Robertson survived and is recovering.
“I’ve been in the game long enough to know this doesn’t last forever,” Grifol said.