News in Pictures: What happened across the world on May 14

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Washington, May 14: President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to former Army Sgt. Kyle J. White during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington on May 13, 2014.

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White is a former Army sergeant who saved a fellow soldier's life and helped secure the evacuation of other wounded Americans while under persistent fire during a 2007 ambush in Afghanistan. White is the seventh living recipient to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan.

In Soma, rescue workers and ambulances struggle at the entrance of the mine after an explosion and fire at a coal mine in western Turkey.

Rohan Dennis, of Australia, celebrated as he won stage 3 of the Tour of California cycling race.

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World Bank President Yong Kim

From left, World Bank President Yong Kim, Director-General of the World Trade Organization Roberto Azevedo, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Angel Gurria and Director General of the International Labour Organization Guy Ryder pose for a photo at a news conference after a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, May 13, 2014.

Rescue workers and ambulances at the entrance of the mine

Rescue workers and ambulances at the entrance of the mine after an explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, in western Turkey, Tuesday, May 13, 2014.

President Barack Obama walks over to shake hands

President Barack Obama walks over to shake hands with people after speaking at a meeting of law enforcement leaders from across the country about immigration reform, Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Rohan Dennis, of Australia, celebrates

Rohan Dennis, of Australia, celebrates as he wins stage 3 of the Tour of California cycling race on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, on Mount Diablo in Clayton, Calif.

Migrants disembark from the Italian Navy ship Sirio

Migrants disembark from the Italian Navy ship Sirio after being rescued in the Mediterranean sea, in Augusta, Sicily, Tuesday, May 13, 2014.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, speaks with Emma Watson

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, speaks with Emma Watson at a dinner to celebrate the work of The Royal Marsden at Windsor Castle, England, Tuesday evening, May 13, 2014.

Firefighters look on as a helicopter drops water

Firefighters look on as a helicopter drops water on a wildfire in the Rancho Santa Fe neighborhood Tuesday, May 13, 2014.

President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to former Army Sgt.

President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to former Army Sgt. Kyle J. White during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. White is a former Army sergeant who saved a fellow soldier's life and helped secure the evacuation of other wounded Americans while under persistent fire during a 2007 ambush in Afghanistan. White is the seventh living recipient to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan.

Foreign tourists help to release a sea turtle to the ocean

Foreign tourists help to release a sea turtle to the ocean on a beach in Bali, Indonesia, Wednesday, May 14, 2014.

News in Pictures: What happened across the world on May 14

Russian, Japanese and NASA specialists help Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata shortly after the Russian Soyuz TMA-11M space capsule landed, some 150 kilometers (93 miles) southeast of town Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The Soyuz space capsule with Wakata, Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin and U.S. astronaut Rick Mastracchio, returning from a half-year mission to the International Space Station, landed safely Wednesday on the steppes of Kazakhstan.

Miners carry a rescued friend after an explosion

Miners carry a rescued friend after an explosion and fire at a coal mine killed at least 17 miners and left up to 300 workers trapped underground, in Soma, in western Turkey, Tuesday, May 13

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