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Top photos of the day: Monday, May 5, 2014

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On May 5, 1984, North Carolina guard Michael Jordan and Tar Heels coach Dean Smith announce Jordan would forfeit his final year of college eligibility to turn pro. | AP File photo

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

Mourners and family members cry next the coffin of regional parliament member Vyacheslav Markin, in Odessa, Ukraine. Markin, who was known for speaking out against the government in Kiev, was buried as about 300 pro-Russia supporters shouted “Hero, hero!” Markin died Sunday from burns sustained Friday in a fire that followed clashes in Odessa. | AP Photo

An Israeli man sits next to a grave of a fallen soldier at the military cemetery in Jerusalem, Israel. Israel marks the Remembrance Day to commemorate over 25,000 fallen soldiers since 1948, just before the celebrations of the 66th anniversary of its creation according to the Jewish calendar. | Getty Images

Feliciano Lopez of Spain serves against Federico Delbonis of Argentina in their first round match during day three of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica in Madrid, Spain. | Getty Images

A herd of European bison roams through a forest in the Rothaargebirge mountain range near Bad Berleburg, Germany. The herd is a project of Wisent Welt Wittgenstein, a government-funded initiative which last year released the herd in an effort to restock the bison in the wild. European bison were once plentiful across Europe and Russia, though their numbers were decimated to near extinction by hunting and habitat encroachment. | Getty Images

Jason Derulo performs live for fans at Sydney Entertainment Centre in Sydney, Australia. | Getty Images

A pro-Russia man carries a cross during the funeral of 21-year old nurse Yulia Izotova in Kramatorsk, Ukraine. Witnesses say Izotova was killed by shots from a Ukrainian military column on the road near Kramatorsk. Ukraine sent an elite national guard unit to re-establish control Monday over the southern port of Odessa and government troops fought pitched gunbattles with a pro-Russia militia around an eastern city. | AP Photo

Pullo families wait after. The centre is run by the NGO Caritas Centrafrique and the Catholic church. About a quarter of the Centrafrican population of 4.6 million have fled their homes since the start of the ethno-religious conflict. | Getty Images

A construction crew demolishes the Mantoloking N.J. municipal building. Mantoloking is one of many New Jersey towns grappling with questions of whether to repair or tear down storm-damaged municipal buildings. | AP Photo

Liu Shiwen (top) of China returns a shot against Sakaya Hirano (bottom) of Japan during their women’s singles final match of the 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships in Tokyo. | Getty Images