Christian Rodriguez of Santa Barbara skimboards at the Malibu Pier with low clouds in the background Thursday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles TimesLink
A sign is partially submerged, caused by flooding from the Red River in Bossier City, La. Damage has been spreading as floodwaters from storms in neighboring Oklahoma and Texas overwhelm the river.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jonathan Bachman / Associated PressLink
Actor and comedian Kevin Hart, center right, leads an impromptu 5K run he organized on social media through Piedmont Park in Atlanta.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Goldman / Associated PressLink
A man walks past a wall decorated with the image of Argentine-born revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara in downtown Buenos Aires.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eitan Abramovich / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Henri Leclerc, center, lawyer of former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, speaks to journalists at a Lille courthouse in northern France. Strauss-Kahn was cleared of pimping charges on Friday, putting an end to four years of legal drama that began with a sexual assault charge in a New York hotel room.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michel Spingler / Associated PressLink
Participants dressed in white take part in a "Diner en Blanc," or White Dinner, between Palais Royal and the Louvre Museum in Paris. The event is a flash mob event for an open air dinner in central Paris.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kamil Zihnioglu / Associated PressLink
Sanyu, a 5-day-old Rothschild's giraffe, is pictured with mother Dagmar, center, and father Meru at the Chester Zoo in northwest England.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paul Ellis / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Yemenis search for survivors under the rubble of houses following an overnight Saudi-led airstrike. Residents said the pre-dawn strike, which killed five people, was the first direct hit on old Sana since the launch of the bombing campaign against Huthi rebels in late March.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mohammed Huwais / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
People take part in the annual Tel Aviv Gay Pride parade in Tel Aviv.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ilia Yefimovich / Getty ImagesLink
Protesters take down a huge banner bearing a picture of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on a European Union flag from the ministry of finance in Athens as they end the occupation of the building.The Greek government said it would "intensify" efforts to resolve differences with its EU-IMF creditors to reach a deal that would give the country needed bailout funds.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Llouisa Gouliamaki / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Workers in protective gear spray antiseptic solution as a precaution against the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, at an art hall in Seoul. The MERS outbreak has caused panic in South Korea.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lee Jin-man / Associated PressLink
Columns of black smoke rise from four Vietnamese boats in the waters off Palau. The tiny Pacific nation of Palau, fighting a rising tide of illegal fishing in its waters, set fire to the four boats caught poaching sea cucumbers and other marine life in its waters.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff Barabe / Associated PressLink
Filipino protesters are blocked by anti-riot police during a demonstration in front of the U.S. embassy in Manila. Hundreds of people from different organizations protested U.S. military intervention in South China Sea disputes.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francis R. Malasig / EPALink
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