Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to a joint session of the United State Congress in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol on April 29, 2015 in Washington, D.C. He is the first Japanese Prime Minister to address a joint meeting of Congress.
The BTIG Commissions's Charity Day is a star-studded event in which all-star athletes, top-recording artists, celebrities from film and television and cultural icons join BTIG in an effort to raise funds for a variety of charities worldwide.
Family members mourn at the funeral of Freddie Gray at the New Shiloh Baptist Church in Baltimore, Maryland on April 27, 2015. Gray died after suffering a spinal cord injury as he was arrested by Baltimore City Police. Photo by Gabriella Demczuk/UPI
Jeremy Renner and Robert Downey, Jr. ring the Opening Bell with Marvel Entertainment Executives at the New York Stock Exchange in Celebration Of 'Marvel's Avengers: Age Of Ultron' at the NYSE on Wall Street in New York City on April 27, 2015.
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