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Protesters advocating for human rights and an overhaul in immigration laws carry a giant American flag as they march south on Broadway across the 101 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Police make an arrest during a May Day anti-capitalist march in Seattle.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jordan Stead / Associated Press

Riot police detain a May Day protester in Medellin, Colombia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RAUL ARBOLEDA / AFP/Getty Images

The Clippers' Matt Barnes is called for a technical foul in Game 6 of the NBA Western Conference playoffs in Oakland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

R&B singer Chris Brown appears in court for a probation violation hearing with his attorney Mark Geragos, right, in Los Angeles County Superior Court. Brown has been ordered to remain jailed without bail until another court hearing set for May 9.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images

Horses get baths after morning workouts at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Goldman / Associated Press

A South African woman talks on her mobile phone as she walks past a mural depicting the late former South African President Nelson Mandela in the Soweto township on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ben Curtis / Associated Press

Yellow roses lie on memorial stones with the names of prisoners who died in the Woebbelin Nazi concentration camp during a ceremony to mark the 69th anniversary of the liberation of the camp in Woebbelin, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jens Buettner / Associated Press

A model poses after a press conference in Frankfurt, Germany, at the trade fair "Hair and Beauty."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANK†RUMPENHORST / EPA

A recortador jumps over a bull during a bullfight in Madrid in a bloodless type of bullfighting where performance consists of dodging and acrobatically leaping over a bull, and the ones who dare to get closer to the bull and show less fear are the winners.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Ochoa de Olza / Associated Press

Schoolchildren visit ancient underground dungeons during a visit to the Museum of the Inquisition in Lima, Peru. The Inquisition in Peru was created by King Philip II of Spain in 1569 and began functioning in 1570. Its jurisdiction extended to Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CRIS BOURONCLE / AFP/Getty Images

A resident holding a religious icon stands next to Ukrainian soldiers at a checkpoint seized in the village of Andreevka, near Slavyansk, Ukraine. Ukraine's military lost two helicopters and two servicemen Friday in a deadly offensive launched just before dawn against pro-Russian rebels holding the flashpoint town of Slavyansk.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VASILY MAXIMOV / AFP/Getty Images

An Afghan miner pauses as he works at a coal mine which collapsed Wednesday, killing some 40 miners and trapping an unknown number of others in the Dar-i- Suf, Afghanistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FARSHAD USYAN / AFP/Getty Images

A Buginese man holds a hammer as he starts to work to install a wooden block in the hull of a phinisi in Bulukumba, Indonesia. A phinisi, a masterpiece of traditional Bugis-Makassar design, is a traditional wooden two-masted sailing ship, well-known as traditional sea transportation among the Buginese people for many centuries.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Agung Parameswara / Getty Images

Koki Niwa of Japan, top, and Marcos Freitas of Portugal compete during their quarterfinal match of the World Team Table Tennis Championships in Tokyo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eugene Hoshiko / Associated Press

Protestors defy a ban on demonstrations in Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey. Turkish police used water cannons and tear gas to disperse them.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFP/Getty Images

Thousands of Cubans participate in a parade to commemorate International Labor Day at Revolution Square in Havana.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEJANDRO ERNESTO / EPA

A worker shows his hands covered by metal as he polishes pans at Putra Logam workshop in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. These workers are paid about $3.46 per day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ulet Ifansasti / Getty Images

Riot police clash with demonstrators during a march in Turin, Italy to mark International Labor Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALESSANDRO DI MARCO / EPA

LGBT activists march during a May Day demonstration in St. Petersburg, Russia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANATOLY MALTSEV / EPA

In a long-exposure image, embers off burned trees leave long trails in the mountain area near Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STUART PALLEY / EPA

Firefighters in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., cover their faces to protect from smoke from the Etiwanda fire.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac work on new material in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times

Philip Triplett retrieved U.S. flags from a friend's tornado-destroyed home in Louisville, Miss.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joe Raedle / Getty Images

Crews work to remove tanker cars that derailed and caught fire along the James River near downtown Lynchburg, Va.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Steve Helber / Associated Press

A statue of Saint Domenico covered with live snakes is carried in an annual procession in Cocullo, Italy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIZIANA FABI / AFP/Getty Images

An injured Pro-Russian activist speaks with an armed protester during clashes with police in front of the regional administration building in Donetsk, Ukraine.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Evgeniy Maloletka / Associated Press

Competitors climb on their way to the Col de la Chaux pass, near Verbier, Switzerland, during the Glacier Patrol race organized by the Swiss Army.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAXIME SCHMID / EPA

An Israeli tank that is out of service is taken to an iron company that will dismantle it near Kiryat Gat, Israel.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR SULTAN / EPA

A woman adds a yellow ribbon to the others at a memorial in Seoul for victims of the Sewol ferry disaster.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ED JONES / AFP/Getty Images

A Clippers fan holds a sign supporting the team amid furor surrounding owner Donald Sterling during Game 5 of the NBA Western Conference playoffs against the Golden State Warriors at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Clippers' Jamal Crawford and DeAndre Jordan celebrate after their Game 5 win in first-round playoff series against the Golden State Warriors. Clippers owner Donald Sterling had been banned for life by the NBA earlier in the day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PAUL BUCK / EPA

A surfer catches a wave as offshore winds gust at Westward Beach in Malibu.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

The sun rises behind a business that was destroyed by a tornado in Mayflower, Ark.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Wilson / Getty Images

Rodney Stanford from Brewer Tree Service works on removing a tree that is resting on a home after a tornado struck in Tupelo, Miss. Deadly tornadoes ripped through the region over the last few days, leaving more than a dozen dead.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joe Raedle / Getty Images

A horse gets a bath after a morning workout at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., ahead of the Kentucky Derby.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charlie Riedel / Associated Press

Unknown ultra-nationalists activists march toward the Independence Square in Kiev.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP/Getty Images

Pro-Russian activists attack the regional police building of the eastern Ukraine city of Lugansk. Fresh violence erupted in eastern Ukraine as thousands of pro-Russian protesters stormed key buildings, escalating the crisis after Moscow hit back at "Iron Curtain"-style Western sanctions.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEX INOY / AFP/Getty Images

Commuters prepare to travel on the District Line of the London Underground, which is running a limited service because of a 48-hour strike by the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) Union over job cuts.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Oli Scarff / Getty Images

Fully veiled Iraqi women flash the sign for victory with their ink-stained fingers after casting their vote in Iraq's first parliamentary election since U.S. troops withdrew at a polling station in Baghdad's Karrada commercial district. Iraqis streamed to voting centers nationwide, amid the worst bloodshed in years, as Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki seeks reelection.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SABAH ARAR / AFP/Getty Images

A Catholic nun participates in a service to pay tribute to the victims of the sunken ferry Sewol in Seoul, South Korea. Two weeks after the ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast, divers have recovered more than 200 bodies from the wreckage, but they fought strong currents and floating debris inside the ship Wednesday as they searched for 90 passengers still missing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahn Young-joon / Associated Press

A Filipino child walks past pro-union graffiti at a street in Manila, Philippines. According to news reports, thousands of Filipinos are expected to protest in demand for better labor programs for low-income workers to mark International Labor Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RITCHIE B. TONGO / EPA

A sculpture by Chinese artist Chen Wenling titled "Rainbow" is on display at an outdoor exhibition area of the Art Beijing expo in Beijing,

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROLEX DELA PENA / EPA

The Chimelong Ocean Kingdom in Zhuhai, China, which opened in March and was built at an estimated cost of $3.3 billion, draws visitors.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARK RALSTON / AFP

An aerial view shows a boat making its way on the Scharmuetzelsee near Bad Sarow in Brandenburg, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK PLEUL / DPA

A Palestinian child plays under a tarp in Gaza City.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED ABED / AFP

A pro-Russian armed man in military fatigues poses for a photograph with a child in Kostyantynivka, Ukraine.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VASILY MAXIMOV / AFP

Adrien Mattenet of France is focused on the ball and his match against Tiago Apolonia of Portugal at the World Team Table Tennis Championships in Tokyo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shizuo Kambayashi / AP

Mike Richards (10) of the Kings and Logan Couture of the Sharks show how heated the first-round playoff series has become. The series is tied at three games apiece.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

An Italian forensic anthropologist enters the Del Giocondo family tomb in Florence, Italy. Experts took DNA samples from the remains of family members of Lisa Gherardini del Giocondo to determine whether she was the woman who sat for Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAURIZIO DEGL' INNOCENTI / ANSA

Emergency personnel and civilians inspect the site following a car bomb explosion in Homs, Syria.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images / AFP

Kevin Barnes searches the remains of his home in Tupelo, Miss., destroyed by a tornado.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Thomas Graning / FR171019 AP

A fire destroyed at least 27 shanties, two homes and shops in Srinagar, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAROOQ KHAN / EPA

Los Angeles Clippers player Chris Paul takes a breather after a turnover against the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the teams’ first-round NBA playoff series. The Clippers played the game in Oakland on Sunday amid an uproar over racial comments attributed to team owner Donald Sterling.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

A woman wearing a horse head is among the fans cheering Lee Brice as he performs on the Mane Stage on the final day of the Stagecoach Country Music Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Country singer Luke Bryan, right, performs with guitarist Michael Carter on the final day of the Stagecoach Country Music Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Exercise rider Abel Flores takes Kentucky Derby hopeful Tapiture for a morning workout in the rain at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Garry Jones / Associated Press

The aftermath of a Sunday night tornado in Baxter Springs, Kan., that left a trail of shattered homes, twisted metal and downed power lines.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Orlin Wagner / Associated Press

A photo taken by a camera board Mars rover Curiosity shows a sandstone slab at the center. NASA plans to have Curiosity examine a target patch on the rock, which measures about 2 feet across.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASA

A crew member bids farewell to loved ones in Den Helder, the Netherlands, before the departure of a Dutch naval ship to the Caribbean.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KOEN VAN WEEL / EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY

A child wearing a bandage around his head sits as a vehicle loaded with people and goods prepares to leave Bangui, Central African Republic, as part of a convoy to relocate about 1,300 Muslims who have been hiding on the city’s outskirts to avoid attacks by predominantly Christian militias.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ISSOUF SANOGO / AFP/Getty Images

Relatives react after a court in Minya, Egypt, sentenced to death 683 supporters of toppled president Mohammed Morsi, including Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KHALED ELFIQI / EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY

Protesters hold a mock U.S. flag bearing the name of President Obama during a rally outside the presidential palace in Manila to oppose a new military cooperation agreement between the Philippines and the U.S.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aaron Favila / Associated Press

A couple poses for wedding photos on a field of tulips near a replica Dutch windmill at Beijing International Flower Port in Beijing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andy Wong / Associated Press

A boy looks for scrap metal amid the charred debris left by a fire in a slum in Ghaziabad on the outskirts of New Delhi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tsering Topgyal / Associated Press

Xu Xin of China competes during the Table Tennis Team World Championships in Tokyo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCK ROBICHON / European Pressphoto Agency

An orangutan enjoys a chunk of frozen orange juice at Chiang Mai Zoo in Thailand.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PONGMANAT TASIRI / European Pressphoto Agency

A police officer uses a fire extinguisher to spray material over oil covering a road outside Taipei Railway Station in Taipei, Taiwan, after anti-nuclear demonstrators were removed from the area. Hundreds of protesters staged an overnight sit-in to demand the scrapping of a nearly completed nuclear power plant.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MANDY CHENG / AFP/Getty Images

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A sports story grabbed national headlines this week as NBA Commissioner Adam Silver imposed a lifetime ban on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. The Clippers face a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series with the Golden State Warriors.

Los Angeles: Thousands of demonstrators converged on downtown Los Angeles to rally for immigration and human rights reform in the annual May Day marches. More photos.

Rancho Cucamonga.: A long-exposure image of embers flying off  trees burned in the wind-driven wildfire raging in the mountain area near Rancho Cucamonga.  Earlier in the day, more than 1,500 homes were evacuated as the Etiwanda fire charred about 1,000 acres in the San Bernardino National Forest.

Indio: A fan sports a horse head as Lee Brice performs on the final day of the Stagecoach Country Music Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. More photos

Tupelo, Miss.: Cleanup is underway after deadly tornadoes ripped through the region over the last few days, leaving more than a dozen dead.

Lugansk, Ukraine: Violence erupted in eastern Ukraine  as thousands of pro-Russian protesters stormed key buildings, escalating the crisis after Moscow hit back at “Iron Curtain”-style Western sanctions.

Woebbelin, Germany: Yellow roses lie on memorial stones with the names of prisoners who died in the Woebbelin Nazi concentration camp during a  ceremony to mark the 69th anniversary of the liberation of the camp.

Madrid: A ”recortador” jumps over a bull during a bullfight. ‘Recortadores’ is a bloodless type of bullfighting where performance consists of dodging and acrobatically leaping over a bull, and the ones who dare to get closer to the bull and show less fear are the winners.

Add stops in London, Switzerland, China, India, Thailand, Israel and the Philippines to round out the report.

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