NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 02: The sun sets behind the Statue of Liberty as a seagull flies past on June 02, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)
Photos of the week for June 2-9: A Statue of Liberty sunset, London Bridge attacks, a demonstrator using Jesus as his shield, a 5-year-old Mutton Buster, a man mows his lawn as a tornado looms near, and more.
All photos are from the Associated Press, Getty Images or the Tampa Bay Times and were transmitted or published between June 2 and June 9.
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Former FBI director James Comey is sworn in during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Washington.
(Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: People are lead to safety on Southwark Bridge away from London Bridge after an attack on June 4, 2017 in London, England. Police have responded to reports of a van hitting pedestrians on London Bridge in central London.
(Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph via AP)
Merritt Barnes, 5, of Gilmer, Texas rides a sheep in the Mutton Busting event held before the start of the XTreme Bulls night at the Gladewater Round-Up Rodeo Wednesday June 7, 2017 in Gladewater, Texas.
(Cecilia Wessels/The Canadian Press via AP)
In this Friday, June 2, 2017, photo provided by Cecilia Wessels via The Canadian Press, Theunis Wessels mows his lawn at his home in Three Hills, Alberta, as a tornado swirls in the background. Cecilia Wessels, who took the image of her husband to show the tornado to her parents in South Africa, said that the twister wasn't as close it appears.
(AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
A demonstrator takes cover behind a homemade shield decorated with an image of Jesus during clashes with security forces in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Venezuela's defense minister is urging the country's national guardsmen to refrain from using excessive force as they confront protesters after more than two months of anti-government demonstrations.
(AP Photo/Branden Camp)
Cher arrives for the funeral of Gregg Allman, Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Macon, Ga. Family, friends and fans will say goodbye on Saturday to music legend Allman, who died over the Memorial Day weekend at the age of 69.
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial with actress Keshia Knight Pulliam, right, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Monday, June 5, 2017. Pulliam played Cosby's youngest daughter, Rudy Huxtable, on "The Cosby Show."
(Guido Kirchner/dpa via AP)
A boy looks at a glass bowl showing the outside upside down in a museum in Bramsche-Kalkriese, Germany, Sunday, June 4, 2017.
(Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Caroline Garcia of France hits a backhand during the ladies singles fourth round match against Alize Cornet of France on day nine of the 2017 French Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2017 in Paris, France.
(AP Photo/Branden Camp)
The coal-fired Plant Scherer, one of the nation's top carbon dioxide emitters, stands in the distance in Juliette, Ga., Saturday, June, 3, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump declared Thursday he was pulling the U.S. from the landmark Paris climate agreement, striking a major blow to worldwide efforts to combat global warming and distancing the country from its closest allies abroad.
(AP Photo/Daniel Chan)
Muslims offer prayers at the National Mosque during the holy Islamic month of Ramadan in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Friday, June 9, 2017. During Ramadan, Muslims refrain from eating, drinking and smoking from dawn to dusk.
(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
A man is reflected on glass windows of a building as he walks in Tokyo Thursday, June 8, 2017.
(Armin Weigel/dpa via AP)
A participant rides his horse in traditional Pentecost celebrations during a mounted procession near Bad Koetzing, Germany, Monday, June 5, 2017. Around 900 riders took part in the procession.
(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
A student reads the Quran during the holy fasting month of Ramadan at the Al-Ashriyyah Nurul Iman Islamic boarding school in Parung, West Java, Indonesia, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Muslims across the world are observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan, where they refrain from eating, drinking and smoking from dawn to dusk.
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The poppy sculpture Weeping Window opens at The Silk Mill in Derby as part of a UK-wide tour organised by 14-18 NOW on June 8, 2017 in Derby, England. Weeping Window is part of Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper. The full installation of 888,246 ceramic poppies, one to honour every death in the British and Colonial forces of the First World War, was displayed at the Tower of London in 2014.
(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
A woman cries while being embraced after a moment of silence to remember victims in the London Bridge area of London on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. A new search was underway Tuesday in a neighborhood near the home of two of the London Bridge attackers, hours after police said they had freed everyone detained in the wake of the Saturday evening rampage that left several dead and dozens wounded.
(AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
An Indian ragpicker woman walks searching for recyclable materials at a garbage dumping site on the outskirts of Gauhati, Assam state, India, Monday, June 5, 2017. Monday marks World Environment Day.
(AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
South Sudanese refugee Betty Sakala, from Central Equatoria state, laughs after being shown a photo of her daughter Mary, 2 months, as she waits to have Mary examined at a mobile health clinic run by the International Rescue Committee, in Bidi Bidi, Uganda, Monday, June 5, 2017. Bidi Bidi is a sprawling complex of mud-brick houses that is now the world's largest refugee settlement holding some of those who fled the civil war in South Sudan, which has killed tens of thousands and driven out more than 1.5 million people in the past three years, creating the world's largest refugee crisis.
( DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Tampa Bay Times)
Volunteer scuba diver Dan Trehey, 63, of Weeki Wachee, transports a bag full of algae from the spring basin at the Weeki Wachee Springs State Park in Spring Hills on Thursday (6/1/17), which is the site of the world-famous Mermaids of Weeki Wachee Springs live performances before the park's submerged 400-seat auditorium. In an effort to abate invasive algae, regulators are seeking provisions, including limits on fertilizer use and elimination of septic systems, to protect springs throughout Florida. The ultimate goal is to reduce the nutrient pollution that results, most visibly, in algae buildup in Florida's springs.
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