Bangalore, June 11: Soccer fans around the world are gearing up to watch the World Cup soccer tournament that kicks off on Thursday in Brazil.The first match will be played between Brazil and Croatia.
Meanwhile,shooting incidents returned to haunt the citizens of United States when a teenage gunman opened fire at a school in Oregon.
The gunman had allegedly used a rifle and killed a student and injured a teacher shortly after classes began. The police said that the gunman reportedly went to the bathroom where they found him slumped on a toilet and said that he had likely killed himself.
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Here's an applause for all
President Barack Obama, applauds as he faces towards invited guests and members of Congress on stage after signing H.R. 1726 which awards a Congressional Gold Medal to the 65th Infantry Regiment, know as the Borinqueneers.
When Cameron met Jolie
British Prime Minister David Cameron talks with US actress Angelina Jolie, Special Envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, at they pose for photographers on the doorstep of Cameron's official residence at 10 Downing Street following their meeting in central London.
Shooting in Oregon school
Students are arrive by bus to meet their parents and/or family at the Fred Meyer grocery store parking lot in Wood Village, Oregon. A gunman killed a student at the high school east of Portland Tuesday and the shooter is also dead, police said.
Praying for the deceased
RCMP officers stand in silence during the regimental funeral of three slain officers at the Moncton Coliseum Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada.
Watch me perform
A circus performer does flips on a trampoline during a protest against a city law banning the use of animals in circuses in Mexico City's Zocalo. Acrobats, clowns and other circus employees are protesting Mexico City's new ban.
Rousseff hopes to bounce back
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff and FIFA President Joseph Blatter stand during the playing of the Brazilian national anthem during a ceremony where Blatter presented the 2014 World Cup trophy to Rousseff, at Planalto presidential palace, in Brasilia, Brazil.
Praying for Messi, Ronaldo
Peruvian shamans perform a good luck ritual using a doll representing Argentina's Lionel Messi and a poster of Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo outside the National Stadium in Lima, Peru.