A man places flowers at a growing memorial near the site of a fatal LAPD officer-involved shooting of a homeless man in Venice.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles TimesLink
Various pictures show that election day in Britain includes taking your dog to the polling station.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
The East Hull Amateur Boxing Club in northern England doubles as a polling station.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLI SCARFF / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Russian T 14 Armata tank is ready to be towed during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade on Moscow's Red Square. Russia will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the 1945 victory over Nazi Germany on Saturday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Swiss Guards march after the swearing-in ceremony of new recruits at the Vatican.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A supporter of Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak shows a portrait of him in a courtroom examining a prosecution appeal against a lower court's ruling that dropped murder charges against Hosni Mubarak.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMED EL-SHAHED / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Demonstrators duck and run from soldiers firing into the air to disperse a crowd of demonstrators who had cornered a suspected member of the ruling party's youth militia in a sewer in Bujumbura, Burundi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jerome Delay / Associated PressLink
Firefighters work on the scene of a fire at Saara in the city center's commercial district of Rio de Janeiro. Six buildings were involved in the fire but there were no injured people.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man stands next to a bonfire in Jerusalem, during the Lag Ba'Omer holiday, marking the end of a plague said to have decimated Jews during the Roman times.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sebastian Scheiner / Associated PressLink
Schoolchildren practice a song during their guitar class in Pyongyang, North Korea. The Pyongyang School Children's Palace is a place where talented kids go for extracurricular classes, and is one of the places tourists visit during their stay in Pyongyang.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong Maye-E / Associated PressLink
A guitar player sports an iron-mesh suit while man-made lightning strikes in a show for visitors in China';s Fujian province.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: XIAO HAI / EPALink
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland putts on the 17th green during round one of the Players Championship at the TPC Sawgrass Stadium course in Florida's Ponte Vedra Beach.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mike Ehrmann / Getty ImagesLink
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