Top photos of the day: Sunday, March 23, 2014

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

Nick Wiggins of the Wichita State Shockers celebrates a basket against the Kentucky Wildcats during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. | Getty Images

Julius Randle (30) of the Kentucky Wildcats celebrates with teammate Dakari Johnson after defeating the Wichita State Shockers 78-76. | Getty Images

Margarita Mamun of Russia performs during the individual clubs final of the GAZPROM World Cup Rhythmic Gymnastics 2014 at the Porsche Arena in Stuttgart, Germany. | Getty Images

In this handout from the Washington State Patrol, emergency workers examine debris after a in Snohomish County, Washington. According to reports, 18 people are still missing after a mudslide killed three and injured another eight. The mudslide is said to measure a square mile and 15 feet deep in places. | Getty Images

An aerial view of the Stillaguamish River and the extensive damage from the landslide, along State Route 530 between the cities of Arlington and Darrington. | AP Photo

A Japanese Air Force AP-3C Orion lands at RAAF Pearce Base to join the search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 in Perth, Australia. The Orion of the Japanese Air Force has arrived to join the search to identify whether two large objects spotted via satellite in the Indian Ocean are related to missing flight MH370. | Getty Images

Runners participate in Warrior Dash, World’s Largest Obstacle Race Series in Smithville, Texas. | Getty Images

Sumbanese men carry a pig as prepare for cook during the Pasola war festival at Ratenggaro village in Sumba Island, Indonesia. The Pasola Festival is an important annual event to welcome the new harvest season, which coincides with the arrival of ‘Nyale’ sea worms during February or March each year. Pasola, an ancient ritual fighting game, involves two teams of men on horseback charging towards each other while trying to hit their rivals with ‘pasol’ javelins and avoid being hit themselves. | Getty Images

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