Elle Fanning; Russian Orthodox believers; Syrian celebration and more — it happened today: May 21 in pictures

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Elle Fanning poses for photographers at Cannes; Russian Orthodox believers gather to kiss the relics of Saint Nicholas in the Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow; and people celebrate while carrying Russian and Syrian national flags in Homs, Syria. These are some of the photos of the day. (Photos: FilmMagic, Getty Images, AP, Reuters)

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Elle Fanning; Russian Orthodox believers; Syrian celebration and more — it happened today: May 21 in pictures

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<p>Elle Fanning poses for photographers during the photo call for the film How To Talk To Girls At Parties at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Anthony Harvey/FilmMagic/Getty Images) </p>
Elle Fanning making a face

Elle Fanning poses for photographers during the photo call for the film How To Talk To Girls At Parties at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Anthony Harvey/FilmMagic/Getty Images)

<p>Russian Orthodox believers gather to kiss the relics of Saint Nicholas in the Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, May 21, 2017. Relics of Saint Nicholas, one of the Russian Orthodox Church’s most revered figures, arrived in Moscow on Sunday from an Italian church where they have lain for 930 years. An icon of of Saint Nicholas in in the center. (Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP) </p>
People gathering at cathedral

Russian Orthodox believers gather to kiss the relics of Saint Nicholas in the Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, May 21, 2017. Relics of Saint Nicholas, one of the Russian Orthodox Church’s most revered figures, arrived in Moscow on Sunday from an Italian church where they have lain for 930 years. An icon of of Saint Nicholas in in the center. (Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP)

<p>People celebrate while carrying a Russian and Syrian national flags after rebel fighters and their families evacuated the besieged Waer district in the central Syrian city of Homs, Syria, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Omar Sanadiki/Reuters) </p>
People waving Russian and Syrian flags

People celebrate while carrying a Russian and Syrian national flags after rebel fighters and their families evacuated the besieged Waer district in the central Syrian city of Homs, Syria, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Omar Sanadiki/Reuters)

<p>Liverpool’s midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates scoring his team’s first goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Middlesbrough at Anfield in Liverpool, England, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images) </p>
Liverpool players celebrating goal

Liverpool’s midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates scoring his team’s first goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Middlesbrough at Anfield in Liverpool, England, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images)

<p>Sweden’s goalkeeper Henrik Lundqvist reaches for a save against Canada’s Matt Duchene at the Ice Hockey World Championships final match between Canada and Sweden in the LANXESS arena in Cologne, Germany, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Andre Ringuette/HHOF-IIHF Images/Pool/Reuters) </p>
Henrik Lundqvist reaching for save

Sweden’s goalkeeper Henrik Lundqvist reaches for a save against Canada’s Matt Duchene at the Ice Hockey World Championships final match between Canada and Sweden in the LANXESS arena in Cologne, Germany, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Andre Ringuette/HHOF-IIHF Images/Pool/Reuters)

<p>Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina kisses the trophy after winning during her final match against Romania’s Simona Halep at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Gregorio Borgia/AP) </p>
Elina Svitolina kissing trophy

Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina kisses the trophy after winning during her final match against Romania’s Simona Halep at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Gregorio Borgia/AP)

<p>Pope Francis rises the holy host during a Mass in San Pier Damiani parish church in Casal Bernocchi, in the outskirts of Rome, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Alessandra Tarantino/AP) </p>
Pope Francis during mass

Pope Francis rises the holy host during a Mass in San Pier Damiani parish church in Casal Bernocchi, in the outskirts of Rome, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Alessandra Tarantino/AP)

<p>U.S. President Donald Trump attends the Arabic Islamic American Summit at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images) </p>
Donald Trump seated at summit

U.S. President Donald Trump attends the Arabic Islamic American Summit at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

<p>Chicago Cubs’ Ian Happ, right, is safe at second base after hitting an RBI-double as Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Orlando Arcia applies a late tag in the first inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Nam Y. Huh/AP) </p>
Ian Happ safe at second

Chicago Cubs’ Ian Happ, right, is safe at second base after hitting an RBI-double as Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Orlando Arcia applies a late tag in the first inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Nam Y. Huh/AP)

<p>An Indian laborer carries vegetables in a basket on his back at a vegetable market in Gauhati, India, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Anupam Nath/AP) </p>
Man carrying basket

An Indian laborer carries vegetables in a basket on his back at a vegetable market in Gauhati, India, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Anupam Nath/AP)

<p>Participants dressed in bridal white surrounded by flowers, takes part in the pilgrimage “The Maidens”, in Sorzano, northern Spain, Sunday, May 21, 2017. According to ancient traditions, the pilgrimage “The Maidens” is in honor of the spring season and the fertility of women. (Photo: Alvaro Barrientos/AP) </p>
‘The Maidens’ pilgrimage participants

Participants dressed in bridal white surrounded by flowers, takes part in the pilgrimage “The Maidens”, in Sorzano, northern Spain, Sunday, May 21, 2017. According to ancient traditions, the pilgrimage “The Maidens” is in honor of the spring season and the fertility of women. (Photo: Alvaro Barrientos/AP)

<p>From left: Noah Baumbach, Ben Stiller, Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman and Adam Sandler attend the photo call for the film “The Meyerowitz Stories” at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Anthony Harvey/FilmMagic) </p>
Emma Thompson turning away from cameras

From left: Noah Baumbach, Ben Stiller, Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman and Adam Sandler attend the photo call for the film “The Meyerowitz Stories” at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Anthony Harvey/FilmMagic)

<p>French driver Sebastien Ogier, left, and co-driver Julien Ingrassia celebrate on the podium after winning the Portugal WRC rally in Matosinhos, northern Portugal, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images) </p>
French drivers celebrating win

French driver Sebastien Ogier, left, and co-driver Julien Ingrassia celebrate on the podium after winning the Portugal WRC rally in Matosinhos, northern Portugal, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images)

<p>Dustin Hoffman attends a news conference for the film “The Meyerowitz Stories” at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Regis Duvignau/Reuters) </p>
Dustin Hoffman at Cannes

Dustin Hoffman attends a news conference for the film “The Meyerowitz Stories” at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Regis Duvignau/Reuters)

<p>U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump watch a wall of computer screens come online as they tour the Global Center for Combatting Extremist Ideology in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) </p>
Donald and Melania Trump looking at computer screens

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump watch a wall of computer screens come online as they tour the Global Center for Combatting Extremist Ideology in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

<p>Bill E. Peterson, Associate Provost and Dean of Academic Development, left, presents Oprah Winfrey with an honorary degree during Smith College’s 139th Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Northampton, Mass. The author, actress, philanthropist and former talk show host gave the college’s commencement address. (Photo: David Molnar/Springfield Republican via AP) </p>
Oprah Winfrey receiving honorary degree

Bill E. Peterson, Associate Provost and Dean of Academic Development, left, presents Oprah Winfrey with an honorary degree during Smith College’s 139th Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Northampton, Mass. The author, actress, philanthropist and former talk show host gave the college’s commencement address. (Photo: David Molnar/Springfield Republican via AP)

<p>Swansea City’s Fernando Llorente celebrates scoring the team’s second goal during a game against West Bromwich Albion at Liberty Stadium in Swansea, Wales, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Rebecca Naden/Reuters) </p>
Swansea player celebrating goal

Swansea City’s Fernando Llorente celebrates scoring the team’s second goal during a game against West Bromwich Albion at Liberty Stadium in Swansea, Wales, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Rebecca Naden/Reuters)

<p>Azerbaijan’s Sabira Aliyeva, bottom competes against Egypt’s Samar Hamzain the Womens Freestyle Wrestling 75kg preliminary bout during Day 10 of Baku 2017 – 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at the Heydar Aliyev Arena on May 21, 2017 in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Photo: Dan Mullan/Getty Images) </p>
Female wrestlers in competition

Azerbaijan’s Sabira Aliyeva, bottom competes against Egypt’s Samar Hamzain the Womens Freestyle Wrestling 75kg preliminary bout during Day 10 of Baku 2017 – 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at the Heydar Aliyev Arena on May 21, 2017 in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Photo: Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

<p>Children take part in a ceremony initiating them into the Young Pioneer Youth communist group in Moscow’s Red Square, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty Images) </p>
Children smiling at ceremony

Children take part in a ceremony initiating them into the Young Pioneer Youth communist group in Moscow’s Red Square, May 21, 2017. (Photo: Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty Images)

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