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Top photos of the day: Wednesday, April 2, 2014

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

President Barack Obama speaks about his proposal to raise the federal minimum wage at the University of Michigan. | Getty Images

Early-season baseball definitely isn’t a draw on the South Side, as this photo from Wednesday’s game between the White Sox and Twins shows. | Daryl Van Schouwen/Sun-Times

Soldiers inspect the damage following an attack on a Yemeni army headquarters in Yemen’s main southern city Aden, which sparked a gun battle that killed 20 people, most of them militants, officials said. | Getty Images

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks at a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol where Democratic senators urged passage of legislation that would raise the minimum wage and establish “paycheck fairness” in wages paid to women. | Getty Images

Michelle Wie plays her tee shot on the par 4, third hole during the pro-am as a preview for the 2014 Kraft Nabisco Championship on the Dinah Shore Tournament Course at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California. | Getty Images

A visitor looks at the work “Stools” at the press preview to the “Evidence” exhibition by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei at Martin Gropius Bau in Berlin, Germany. “Evidence,” which is among the biggest exhibitions of Ai Weiwei’s work, will be open to the public from April 3 to July 7, 2014. | Getty Images

The Adelaide Entertainment Centre is lit up blue for Autism Awareness and Autism Speaks in Adelaide, Australia. | Getty Images

Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers, members of the medical staff at Camp Maiwand, make preparations in the emergency room in the event they receive mass casualties due to election-day violence near Pul-e Alam, Afghanistan. Security is at a heightened state throughout Afghanistan as the nation prepares for the April 5th presidential election to select a successor to current President Hamid Karzai. The U.S. Army’s 2nd Battalion 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division has been serving as trainers and advisors to ANA soldiers serving at Maiwand. | Getty Images

Belgian singer Stromae (Paul van Haver) performs during a sold-out show at the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam. | Getty Images