Top photos of the day: Thursday, April 10, 2014

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From the archives:

Jackie Robinson, signed his contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers at the Dodgers’ office on April 10, 1947. | AP file photo

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

Forensic police examine the scene after a car bomb explosion in central Athens. The bomb exploded outside a Bank of Greece building in central Athens before dawn Thursday, causing some damage but no injuries. The blast came hours before Greece was to return to the international bond markets for the first time in four years, and a day before German Chancellor Angela Merkel was to visit Athens. | Getty Images

Justice Taylor places the names of the three honorary starters on the first tee at the start of the first round of the 2014 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. | Getty Images

Artist Gerry Judah’s World War I Memorial Installation sculptures go on show in the Nave of St Paul’s Cathedral in London, England. The two white cruciform sculptures, each over six metres high have been installed as part of St. Paul’s program to commemorate the 2014 centenary of the beginning of the Great War (1914 – 1918). | Getty Images

Juventus’ midfielder Andrea Pirlo (left) fights for the ball with Lyon’s French midfielder Steed Malbranque during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final football match at the Juventus stadium in Turin. | Getty Images

A woman looks at portraits and paintings during the preview of the exhibition ‘Dix/Beckmann – Mythos Welt’ at Hypo-Kunsthalle in Munich, Germany. | Getty Images

President Barack Obama gives the keynote speech on the third day of the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. | Getty Images

A model walks the runway at the Song For The Mute show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2014 at Carriageworks in Sydney, Australia. | Getty Images

Stewart Cink hits his second shot on the second hole during the first round of the 2014 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. | Getty Images

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