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Top photos and videos of the day: Tuesday, March 4, 2014

VIDEO

Texas police released footage Tuesday of a 100 mph police chase and shootout from March 2013:

Two dogs, sharing one ice cream cone:

PHOTOS

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

Contestants compete in the Washington National Cathedral’s Pancake Race on Shrove in Washington, DC. Due to inclement weather the races were held in the nave of the Cathedral. Billed as the only event of its kind in Washington celebrating the British tradition of “Pancake Day”, the celebration marks the last day before the beginning of Lent. | Getty Images

Supporters of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) rally and sing songs outside Pretoria High Court in Pretoria, South Africa. The EFF are saying that the R600,000 deposit required when submitting candidates names for the upcoming national elections are unjust and are seeking an interdict in court against it. | Getty Images

A model walks the runway during the Valentino show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2014-2015 in Paris, France. | Getty Images

Copies of President Barack Obama’s proposed budget for fiscal 2015 are set out for distribution by Senate Budget Committee Clerk Adam Kamp, on Capitol Hill in Washington. | AP Photo

SGT Stephen Scroggs (L) from Oakland, California and SGT Shawn Williams with the U.S. Army’s 4th squadron 2d Cavalry Regiment patrols through a village near Kandahar, Afghanistan. | Getty Images

Protesters sling stones at Venezuelan national guard troops during an anti-government demonstration in Caracas, Venezuela. Wednesday marks the first anniversary of Hugo Chavez’ death on March 5, 2013. For three weeks protesters have blocked roads throughout the country and clashed with security forces of the government of Chavez’ chosen successor President Nicolas Maduro. | Getty Images

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry walks at the barricade at the Shrine of the Fallen of anti-government protesters in Kiev. Kerry arrived in Kiev for talks with Ukraine’s new interim government, amid an escalating crisis in Crimea. | Getty Images

A mother and son wearing carnival costumes walk in flooded Saint Mark’s Square on the last day of Carnival in Venice, Italy. | Getty Images

Members of the Krewe of Zulu march during Mardi Gras day in New Orleans. | AP Photo