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.
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A man walks past a wall decorated with the image of Argentine-born revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara in downtown Buenos Aires.
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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.
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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
Law enforcement officers line a street in Dannemora, N.Y., where the search for two escaped prisoners continued.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Seth Wenig / Associated PressLink
Actresses Judy Greer, left, Lily Tomlin and Julia Garner pose on the red carpet on opening night of the Los Angeles Film Festival in downtown Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
Rigby Hollingsworth boats past a family friend's home that has stacks of sandbags in front to protect it from the flooding of the Red River in Bossier City, La.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jonathan Bachman / Associated PressLink
"Plastic Bags" by Cameroon-born artist Pascale Marthine Tayou at the Flour Factory in Leiden, Netherlands, is part of the art exhibition "Global Imaginations."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JERRY LAMPEN / EPALink
A newly married couple takes pictures on the Alexandre III bridge at sunset in Paris.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Shown is a view of a 900-square-meter carpet made of sand in the Canary Islands, Spain.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CRISTOBAL GARCIA / EPELink
A dwelling damaged by shelling between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in Horlivka, Ukraine, is shown.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEKSEY FILIPPOV / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A demonstrator clashes with police at the end of a march by students and teachers calling for more education reforms in Santiago, Chile.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUAN BARRETO / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Palestinian youth climbs one of the many destroyed buildings in Gaza City.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christopher Furlong / Getty ImagesLink
An Egyptian policeman walks through the ruins of the Karnak Temple in Luxor, Egypt. Militants tried to attack the ancient temple of Karnak in southern Egypt on Wednesday, with a suicide bomber blowing himself up and two gunmen battling police. No sightseers were hurt in the thwarted assault.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hassan Ammar / Associated PressLink
Family and friends of Eyal Baum stand behind a mound of earth and shovels at the funeral of the 39-year-old Israeli in Kfar Saba, Israel. Baum was the only Israeli onboard the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps on March 24. The remains were analyzed for DNA and returned to Israel only recently.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM HOLLANDER / EPALink
A man looks for lotus flowers in a lake in Hanoi, Vietnam.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LUONG THAI LINH / EPALink
A stand-up comedian draws some laughs during a routine in Beijing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Schiefelbein / Associated PressLink
A baby koala named Joey Phantom clings to his mother, Lizzy, who underwent surgery at Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital in Queensland. Lizzy had been hit by a car on a highway.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEN BEADEN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Jasmine Richards holds a picture of Ezell Ford inside LAPD headquarters Tuesday during public comments at the Police Commission hearing. Ford was killed in a controversial shooting by LAPD officers in 2014.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles TimesLink
A Los Angeles firefighter finishes putting out a fire where more than 100 firefighters worked to douse a commercial building engulfed in flames in the Broadway-Manchester neighborhood of South L.A. on Tuesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles TimesLink
Students from the Joseph-Koenig-Gymnasium high school watch as hearses carrying the remains of 16 of their fellow students and two teachers who were killed in the Germanwings plane crash in March drive slowly past on Wednesday, in Haltern am See, Germany. A total of 44 German victims of the crash were repatriated to Germany in a tragedy that devastated the small town. Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately crashed Germanwings flight 4U9525 into mountains in southern France on March 24, instantly killing all 150 people on board.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sascha Schuermann / Getty Images EuropeLink
Reenactors dressed as soldiers from the era of the Battle of Waterloo travel on an escalator after attending a memorial unveiling at Waterloo Station in London on Wednesday. The new war memorial honors all of the allied forces who fought at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. The centerpiece is a giant replica of the reverse of the Waterloo Campaign medal.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirsty Wigglesworth / APLink
A cyclist rides by a lawn sprinkler in the Tiergarten park in Berlin on Wednesday morning.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lukas Schulze / dpaLink
A picture taken from the Turkish side of the border with Syria shows Syrian refugees near Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey. More than 320,000 people are likely to have been killed in Syria's civil war, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said. The organization said it had been able to document the deaths of 230,618 people, including 69,494 civilians. of whom more than 7,000 were children.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SEDAT SUNA / EPALink
Demonstrators clash with police during a march by students and professors to present a proposal for education reform in Santiago, Chile.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARIO RUIZ / EFELink
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova of Australia, center, shoots as Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, defends in the second half of Game Three of the NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. The winner of the best-of-seven series will be NBA Finals Champion.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LARRY W. SMITH / EPALink
Ronnie Renner of the United States jumps in front of the Academia of Athens to promote the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour at the Dionyssos Marble Quarry in Athens.
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A defendant reacts after being sentenced to 15 years in prison for his part in a 2012 soccer riot in Port Said that left more than 70 people dead and several hundred injured. The court on the outskirts of Cairo sentenced 11 defendants to death and 40 others to prison sentences of up to 15 years in a retrial of the case.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahmed Gamil / Associated PressLink
Rescue workers and neighbors evacuate residents from the ruins of their apartment building in the rebel-held Fardous neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria, after a reported barrel bomb attack by Syrian government forces.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KARAM AL-MASRI / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
TreeXOffice, an outdoor office concept that provides workstations for rent in an open-air environment, rolls out in London's Hoxton Square. Built around a tree, the prototype has eight workstations with power and WiFi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Dunham / Associated PressLink
Supporters of the Spanish team Sporting Gijon celebrate after their team earned advancement to Spain's Primera Division by defeating Real Betis with a dramatic goal in stoppage time.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: J.L.CEREIJIDO / EPALink
A man walks on the rubble of a house destroyed in a Saudi-led airstrike on the outskirts of Sana, Yemen.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hani Mohammed / Associated PressLink
A supporter of the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party in Diyarbakir, Turkey, celebrates election gains after Turkish voters took away the parliamentary majority that the ruling party had enjoyed for 13 years.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ILYAS AKENGIN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Models on a boat display creations by Lebanese fashion designer Elie Saab during a fashion show as part of the Yachting Premiere 2015 at Zaitunay Bay in Beirut.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOSEPH EID / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Recovery workers inspect the refloated cruise ship Eastern Star, which capsized in a storm last week in the Yangtze River. There are 434 confirmed dead.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Getty ImagesLink
A Filipino man uses two umbrellas to fend of a downpour on a street in Quezon, east of Manila.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RITCHIE B. TONGO / EPALink
A road is washed away as heavy rain continues to cause flooding in southwest China's Guizhou province, where the weather has left 31 people dead or missing in the last month.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A wedding party in Seoul poses for a group photo in which almost everyone is wearing a surgical mask to guard against transmission of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, which officials say infected dozens and killed at least four people in South Korea.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Tourists visit a statue near the Po Lin Monastery on the outlying island of Lantau in Hong Kong.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHILIPPE LOPEZ / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
The tomato fight was on as part of tomatina in Sutamarchan, Colombia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GUILLERMO LEGARIA / AFPLink
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks with President Obama at Schloss Elmau hotel near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, during the G-7 summit.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Kappeler / dpa POOLLink
Young supporters of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party celebrate election results in Diyarbakir, Turkey.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFPLink
Activists protesting the fatal shooting of Ezell Ford demonstrate in front of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's home in Windsor Square.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
Protesters shut down voting in Tixtla, Guerrero State, Mexico. Protesters included a radical teachers union and supporters of 43 college students kidnapped and apparently killed last year by drug traffickers working with local officials.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JORGE RIOS / EFELink
A migrant is arrested in front of the Vaclav Havel library in Paris.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCOIS GUILLOT / AFPLink
Firefighters work to put out a fire at Miller Chemical and Fertilizer in Hanover, Pa.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Clare Becker / The Evening SunLink
Siriwat Sakha of Thailand serves during a match between Thailand and Singapore in the 28th Southeast Asian Games in Singapore.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LYNN BO BO / EPALink
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