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Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates his victory over Manny Pacquiao at Saturday's World Welterweight Championship at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Adoree Jackson won the long jump (25-2 feet) at the USC-UCLA track meet at USC Cromwell Field & Loker Track Stadium on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

Germany teammates gather ahead of the Canada versus Germany group A preliminary round ice hockey match of the IIHF International Ice Hockey World Championship on Sunday in Prague.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Johnathan Nackstrand / AFP

A young "Star Wars" fan dresses for the occasion at an event marking Star Wars Day in Milan, Italy, on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Filippo Monteforte / AFP

An Afghan security official inspects a bullet-riddled windshield at the scene of a suicide attack on a bus that was transporting employees of the attorney general's office in Kabul on Monday. A Taliban suicide bomber struck a government bus in Kabul, killing one civilian and wounding 15 others, officials said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wakil Kohsar / AFP

Israelis from the Ethiopian community scuffle with Israeli security forces in Tel Aviv during a protest Sunday against alleged police brutality and institutionalized discrimination. The protest came three days after a demonstration in Jerusalem that was sparked by footage showing two police officers beating an Israeli soldier of Ethiopian origin in uniform.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jack Guez / AFP

A boy plays underneath carp streamers fluttering above a riverside park in Sagamihara, Tokyo, on Monday, a day before Children's Day in Japan. Some 1,200 carp streamers fluttered along the river as part of an annual event for the Japan holiday, Golden Week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kazuhiro Nogi / AFP

A worker in a sanitary outfit plays with a child on the deck of the Italian Navy frigate Bersagliere as migrants arrive at Italy's Reggio Calabria harbor on Monday. Italy's Coast Guard and Navy as well as tugs and other commercial vessels joined forces to rescue migrants in at least 16 boats Sunday, saving hundreds of them and recovering 10 bodies off Libya's coast.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Adriana Sapone / Associated Press

A woman walks along the rows of small stone statues of jizo, which represent unborn children, at Tokyo's Zojoji Buddhist temple on Monday. Jizo, one of the most beloved figures of Japanese Buddhism, are believed to protect deceased children.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shizuo Kambayashi / Associated Press

Members of the ancient Samaritan community gather to cook on Saturday after slaughtering sheep during the ritual of Passover Sacrifice on Mount Grizim, overlooking the West Bank town of Nablus. Samaritans descend from the ancient Israelite tribes of Menashe and Efraim but broke away from mainstream Judaism 2,800 years ago. Today, the remaining 700 Samaritans live in the Palestinian city of Nablus in the West Bank and the Israeli seaside town of Holon, south of Tel Aviv.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nasser Nasser / Associated Press

Communist-era apartment blocks set the stage for a rainbow at sunset Sunday in Bucharest. The rainbow formed after a thunderstorm hit the Romanian capital in the late afternoon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vadim Ghirda / Associated Press

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In Monday’s Pictures in the News, Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates after winning the World Welterweight Championship at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Milan, Italy: Star Wars fans on Sunday attend an event marking Star Wars Day.

Kabul: An Afghan security official inspects a bullet-riddled windshield at the scene of a suicide attack on a bus that was transporting employees of the attorney general’s office on Monday. A Taliban suicide bomber struck a government bus in Kabul, killing one civilian and wounding 15 others, officials said, as insurgent representatives hold talks with an Afghan delegation aimed at ending the country’s 13-year war. The bus was carrying employees of the attorney general’s office to work in downtown Kabul when the attacker detonated his suicide vest, as the militants press on with their annual spring offensive.

Tel Aviv, Israel: Israelis from the Ethiopian community scuffle with Israeli security forces during a protest against alleged police brutality and institutionalized discrimination. The protest came three days after a stormy demonstration in Jerusalem sparked by footage showing two police officers beating an Israeli soldier of Ethiopian origin in uniform. More than 135,000 Ethiopian Jews live in Israel, having immigrated to the Jewish state in two waves in 1984 and 1991.

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