Top photos of the day: Wednesday, April 30, 2014

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From the archives:

Mike Singletary, the Bears’ second round draft pick, shows off his No. 50 jersey as he’s introduced to the media on April 30, 1981. | Sun-Times file photo

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

An Indonesian porter carries a sack of cement to load on a traditional wooden ship at Paotere Harbor in Makassar, Indonesia. Tomorrow, around the world will observe International Labour Day, a day to commemorate the period of civil unrest in the late 19th century when workers in industrialised countries agitated for better working conditions, higher wages, and caps on their working day and week. Men labours in Paotere harbour earn their living as a porter to carry sack of cement, rice, flour and bean on their back. They are obliged to live as a small labor and bound to it routine, forced to works all day only for gain a few money. They only get paid between Rp.15.000 ($1.33) and Rp.30.000 ($2.67) per day. | Getty Images

Frankie Dettori celebrates after ridding Tac De Boistron to victory in The Longines Sagari Stakes at Ascot racecourse in Ascot, England. | Getty Images

Horses go over the track during the morning exercise session in preparation for the 140th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. | Getty Images

BJP leader Narendra Modi waves to supporters after voting at a polling station in Ahmedabad, India. India is in the midst of a nine-phase election that started on April 7 and ends May 12. | Getty Images

Osama bin Laden lookalike Ceara Francisco Helder Braga Fernandes serves customers in his ‘Bar do Bin Laden’ in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Braga says he was known as the ‘Beard Man’ before 9/11 but became known as a Bin Laden lookalike following the 9/11 attacks. He says he is Christian and continues to play the role to support his business. | Getty Images

Commuters prepare to travel on the District Line of the London Underground which is running a limited service due to industrial action in London, England. At 9 p.m. Monday, members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) Union commenced a 48 hour strike on the London Underground over plans to close all ticket offices with the loss of nearly 1000 jobs. | Getty Images

A CCTV camera is positioned in front of a giant poster of a cat in London, England. Privacy campaigners have stated that Town halls in the UK have been using fixed and mobile CCTV cameras to impose parking and traffic fines on members of the public with more than 300M GBP raised from motorists over the past five years. | Getty Images

Volunteers (from left), Rachel Dawson, Courtney Dawson, Anna Dawson, Sarah Grace Knave and Wanda Knave take a break from cleaning up tornado debris in Vilonia, Arkansas. Deadly tornadoes ripped through the region starting on Sunday, leaving more than two dozen dead. | Getty Images

Maggy Butts places an American flag on the rubble of her grandparents home after it was destroyed on Monday by a tornado in Louisville, Mississippi. | Getty Images

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