Top photos and videos of the day: Sunday, March 9, 2014

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This is what happens when a distracted driver pulls out into traffic:


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

A man and two dogs sleep in kennels on the fourth and final day of Crufts dog show in Birmingham, England. | Getty Images

An athlete skis on course as he trains during day two of Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center in Sochi, Russia. | Getty Images

The Russian team celebrate victory after defeating Italy in the Ice Sledge Hockey Preliminary Round Group B match between Russia and Italy at Shayba Arena in Sochi, Russia. | Getty Images

A car drives past a billboard that reads: “Stop! Fascism shall not pass! Everyone to the referendum!” on the main road between Simferopol and Sevastopol near Verkhn’osadove, Ukraine. The Crimean Parliament recently voted to secede from Ukraine, join Russia and hold a Crimea-wide referendum on the issue on March 16. | Getty Images

LeBron James passes under pressure from Tony Snell and Joakim Noah Sunday at the United Center. | Getty Images

A man offers a prayer in front of former Otsuchi City Hall damaged by the tsunami three years ago in Otsuchi, Iwate, Japan. On March 11 Japan commemorates the third anniversary of the magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami that claimed more than 18,000 lives, and subsequent nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. | Getty Images

Sami Allagui (front) of Berlin tries to score against Nikolce Noveski and Christoph Moritz of Mainz during the Bundesliga match between 1 FSV Mainz 05 and Hertha BSC Berlin at Coface Arena in Mainz, Germany. | Getty Images

Actor Nicholas Cage arrives at the premiere of “Joe” during the 2014 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas. | Getty Images

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