Defendent Trishawn Cardessa Carey listens as her lawyer speak during a bail hearing in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom. Carey, who is homeless, has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon against a police officer and resisting arrest after allegedly picking up an LAPD nightstick during a fatal police shooting on skid row on March 1, and could face 25 years to life in prison under California's three-strikes sentencing law for repeat offenders.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
A woman joins a rally in New York City's Times Square opposing the proposed nuclear deal with Iran.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KENA BETANCUR / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Egyptian volunteers search the Nile River for victims after a passenger boat collided with a scow and capsized in Giza. Egypt's Interior ministry says more than a dozen people drowned.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Amr Nabil / Associated PressLink
Kenyan women in Nairobi pose for a photo in front of a poster depicting President Obama as he would look wearing traditional headgear on the eve of Obama's visit to Kenya for the Pre-Global Entrepreneurship Summit.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SIMON MAINA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Women mourn a man killed by robbers in Bujumbura, Burundi. Politically motivated killings are not unknown in Burundi, but the man was killed by men who tried to rob the shop he worked in, authorities said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jerome Delay / Associated PressLink
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, center, is greeted by U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Stu Jones, left, and Army Lt. Gen. James Terry as he arrives at Baghdad International Airport. Carter is on a weeklong tour of the Middle East focused on reassuring allies about Iran and assessing progress in the coalition air campaign against the Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Getty ImagesLink
A young Lebanese man walks past garbage piled on a street in Beirut, where a dispute with the main company responsible for waste disposal has led to a halt in trash collection.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: WAEL HAMZEH / EPALink
Relatives grieve during a funeral in Sanliurfa, Turkey, for two police officers found shot to death at their home in the town of Ceylanpinar on the border with Syria. The military wing of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party said it killed the two men as reprisal for a suicide bombing blamed on Islamic State jihadists, that killed 32 activists near the border.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
An exercise rider takes a horse for a morning workout at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Saratoga kicks off its 147th summer of thoroughbred racing on Friday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mike Groll / Associated PressLink
A firefighter tries to extinguish a wildfire near Ponikve village in Croatia. Wildfires have been raging in Bosnia, Croatia and Montenegro.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DARKO MIHALIC / EPALink
A man swims amid a blanket of algae covering the water at a beach in Qingdao, China. The algal phenomenon, an annual occurrence in Qingdao, is usually caused by an abundance of nutrients in the water, especially phosphorus, although the triggers for the enormous blooms -- which began to appear in the Yellow Sea in 2007 -- remain uncertain.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFPLink
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