Top photos of the day: Sunday, May 18, 2014

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From the archives:

Rick Foley hangs his head after the Blackhawks blew a 2-0 second-period lead in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final and lost 3-2 to the Montreal Canadiens on May 18, 1971. | Sun-Times file photo

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

The Indiana Pacers’ Paul George defends against the Heat’s LeBron James during Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs. | Getty Images

A teen marches with soldiers, veterans and various other military aligned groups in the 369th Infantry Regiment Parade in Harlem in New York City. The parade, which takes place on the historic Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, looks to celebrate the contribution African Americans and Puerto Ricans have made to military. The 369th was home to the “Harlem Hellfighters”, a unit made up of both African Americans and Puerto Ricans, which fought in both World War I and World War II. | Getty Images

‘March in May’ protesters dance in the street at Broadway in Sydney, Australia. Hundreds of ‘March in May’ protesters marched against the health, education and welfare cuts revealed in the federal budget last week. | Getty Images

Hilary Swank leaves “The Homesman” premiere during the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France. | Getty Images

Benfica’s Ezequiel Garay, right, Rodrigo, second right, and goalkeeper Paulo Lopes, top, celebrate with their trophy after winning the Portugal Cup at the National stadium, in Oeiras, near Lisbon. Benfica defeated Rio Ave 1-0 in the final match. | AP Photo

Ryan Donaldson of Cambridge United celebrates his goal with team mates during the Skrill Conference Premier Play-Offs Final between Cambridge United and Gateshead FC at Wembley Stadium in London, England. | Getty Images

Men practice parkour on the beach in Mariupol, Ukraine. A week before presidential elections are scheduled, questions remain whether the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk are stable enough to administer the vote. | Getty Images

Friends and relatives of the miners who died in an explosion at the Soma mine perform a burial in Soma cemetery of the last body to be recovered from the mine in Soma, Turkey. Rescuers are still trying to reach parts of the coal mine in Soma days after fire knocked out power and shut down the ventilation shafts and elevators, trapping hundreds underground. At least 298 people have been confirmed dead, mostly from carbon monoxide poisoning, and hopes are fading of pulling out any more alive of those still thought to be inside. | Getty Images

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