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20 great images from around the globe for June 9 to June 16

Photos of the week for June 9 - June 16: Four images from the devastating hi-rise apartment fire in London, a rare moment of camaraderie and bipartisanship in Washington, two somber images from Mogadishu, a couple of Brazilian cowboys out on the range, a very exciting young man getting his cap signed by a member of the Stanley Cup-winning Pittsburgh Penguins, and more.

All photos are from the Associated Press, Getty Images or the Tampa Bay Times and were transmitted or published between June 9 and June 16.

(AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Parts of the building still burn hours after a deadly blaze at a high-rise apartment block in London, Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Fire swept through a high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday, killing an unknown number of people with around 50 people being taken to hospital.

(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Firefighters rest as they take a break in battling a massive fire that raged in a high-rise apartment building in London, Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Fire swept through a high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday, killing an unknown number of people and sending more than 50 people to area hospitals.

(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Firemen examine the scorched facade of the Grenfell Tower in London on a huge ladder, Thursday, June 15, 2017. A massive fire raced through the 24-storey high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday, and London fire commissioner says it will take weeks for the building to be searched and 'cleared'.

(Loren Elliott | Tampa Bay Times)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end OJ Howard walks off the field following the first day of mandatory minicamp at One Buccaneer Place in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

(Loren Elliott | Tampa Bay Times)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Donteea Dye cracks a smile following the third day of mandatory minicamp at One Buccaneer Place in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday, June 15, 2017.

(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 15: Members of the Republican and Democratic congressional baseball teams gather for a bipartisan prayer before the start of the Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park on June 15, 2017 in Washington, DC. U.S. House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) is in critical condition following a shooting yesterday during a Republican congressional baseball team practice.

(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 15: U.S. Capitol Hill special agent David Bailey (L), who was wounded in yesterday's shooting, throws out the first pitch before the Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park on June 15, 2017 in Washington, DC. Bailey and special agent Crystal Griner were assigned to U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) and returned fire during the attack. Scalise is in critical condition following a shooting yesterday during a Republican congressional baseball team practice.

(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Kristin Chenoweth, left, and Jennifer Hudson, cast members in the NBC television special "Hairspray Live!", pose together at an Emmy For Your Consideration event for the show at the Television Academy on Friday, June 9, 2017, in Los Angeles.

(Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)

FLORENCE, ITALY - JUNE 13: (EDITORS NOTE: This image has been processed using digital filters) A man walk in Piazza Santa Maria Novella during 92 Pitti Uomo on June 13, 2017 in Florence, Italy.

(AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)

Somali men carry away the body of a civilian who was killed in a militant attack on a restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia Thursday, June 15, 2017. Somalia's security forces early Thursday morning ended a night-long siege by al-Shabab Islamic extremists at the popular "Pizza House" restaurant in the capital.

(AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)

A mother whose daughter was shot in the head by attackers during a militant attack on a restaurant, grieves in Mogadishu, Somalia Thursday, June 15, 2017. Somalia's security forces early Thursday morning ended a night-long siege by al-Shabab Islamic extremists at the popular "Pizza House" restaurant in the capital.

(AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

In this May 18, 2017 photo, Joao Aquino Pereira, right, talks with fellow cowboy Rene Almeida at dawn in Corumba, in the Pantanal wetlands of Mato Grosso do Sul state, Brazil. On his feet hours before sunrise, 66-year-old Pereira readies the horses and wakes up the herd of oxen for a new day in the three-week pilgrimage in search of grass. "Today's going to be one of those days," said the old cowboy, forecasting the weather by looking up at the red skies. "It seems like it'll be a hot one and we still need to prepare the cattle to go across the river."

(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

A boat returns to the harbor as the sun sets at Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

(Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

MONTMELO, SPAIN - JUNE 11: Moto3 riders in action during the Moto3 warm-up ahead of the Moto3 of Catalunya at Circuit de Catalunya on June 11, 2017 in Montmelo, Spain.

(Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

MATLOCK, ENGLAND - JUNE 11: Behind the pacer car at the start at Pikehall harness racing course on June 11, 2017 in Matlock, England.

(AP Photo/Michael Probst)

A black cow suffers from dozens of flies sitting near and in its eye on its enclosure in Anspach, Germany, Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

ORLANDO, FL - JUNE 12: A young woman paints her lips in the gay pride colors as she attends a one year anniversary memorial service for victims of the mass shooting at the Pulse gay nightclub being held at Lake Eola Park on June 12, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. Omar Mateen killed 49 people at the club a little after 2 a.m. on June 12, 2016.

(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 02: People walk at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean on Ipanema beach on June 2, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. According to the Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN), Rio's average temperature would rise around one degree Celsius between 2015 and 2020 along with a sea level rise of 14 cm. Changes in Rio's climate are projected to be the most dire of all cities in South America, according to UCCRN. U.S. President Donald Trump announced June 1 that he will withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change. Brazil's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Environment stated Brazil is seriously concerned with the negative impact of such decision on the multilateral dialogue and cooperation to respond to global changes.

(Steph Chambers/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)

Pittsburgh Penguins' Marc-Andre Fleury signs a hat for a young fan during the team's Stanley Cup NHL hockey victory parade on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Pittsburgh.

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