The premiere of the motion picture sports drama "Draft Day" at the Regency Village Theatre in the Westwood section of Los Angeles on April 7, 2014 Storyline: At the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver (Costner) has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he's willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFL dreams.
A "towed pinger locator" is readied to be deployed off the deck of Australian Defense Vessel Ocean Shield in the search for the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner missing in the Indian Ocean, about 1,000 miles off the coast of Perth, Australia. The U.S. Navy "towed pinger locator" connected to the Ocean Shield picked up signals consistent with that of the missing jetliner it was announced today April 7, 2014.
Thousands of Chinese performers, government and business representatives, security and tourists take part in the annual Tomb Sweeping memorial ceremony for China's Yellow Emperor outside of Xian in Huangling County, Shaanxi Province, on April 5, 2014.
Christine Lagarde, Managing Director or the International Monetary Fund (IMF), delivers remarks on the world economy and the upcoming IMF meetings, on the campus of Johns Hopkins in Washington, D.C. on April 2, 2014.
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