Photos of the Week (06/04/17)

1) Donald Trump refers to amounts of temperature change as he announces his decision that the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris Climate Agreement, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 1, 2017. Photo: REUTERS

2) Riot security forces clash with demonstrators as a motorcycle is set on fire during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government in San Cristobal, May 29, 2017. Photo: Reuters

3) People watch the control detonation of a suspicious package during a bomb alert drill held at the main railway station, Gara de Nord, in Bucharest, Romania. Photo: AP

4) The world’s first operational police robot stands at attention in Downtown Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Photo: AFB

5) A man photographs the vandalized tourist attraction “The Little Mermaid” in Copenhagen, Denmark.  Photo: AP

6) Workers display a large birthday cake on the 100th anniversary of the birth of President John F. Kennedy at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston, Massachusetts. Photo: Reuters

7) Edith Fuller, 6, of Tulsa, Okla., center, the youngest speller ever in the National Bee, sits with other spellers as they wait to compete in the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photo: AP

8) Erin Howard, 12, from Huntsville, Alabama, reacts after spelling her word correctly. Photo:  Alex Brandon / AP

9) Alex Iyer of San Antonio, TX. reacts after misspelling his word. Photo: Mark Wilson / Getty Images

10) Ananya Vinay, 12, from Fresno, Calif., holds the trophy after being declared the winner of the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee June 1, 2017 in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Close to 300 spellers competed for the top honor in the annual spelling contest. Photo: Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP

11) People enjoy spinning chairs in New York’s Times Square. Photo: AP

12) Army members hold the U.S. flag as they attend the Museum’s annual Memorial Day commemoration ceremony to honor the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the United States Armed Forces, at the Intrepid museum in New York, U.S., May 29, 2017. Photo: REUTERS

13) Lucas Oakes, 6, a grandson of former Washington Gov. Mike Lowry, watches as an honor guard holds a U.S. flag outside a memorial service for Lowry, in Renton, Washington on May 30. Lowry, who was elected to one term as governor in 1992, was “a passionate defender of fairness for people and the environment,” according to a news release from his family.

“Mike was known as a courageous leader who was often willing to take early stands on sometimes controversial issues, and this courage, plus his straightforward nature, garnered respect from those in all political parties,” the statement said. Photo: Ted S. Warren / AP

14) President Donald Trump participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. Photo: Olivier Douliery / Pool via Getty Images

15) Marine Tim Chambers salutes as participants in the Rolling Thunder annual motorcycle rally ride past on May 28 in Washington. Motorcyclists are in Washington for the traditional annual Rolling Thunder ahead of Memorial Day. Photo: Jose Luis Magana / AFP – Getty Images

16) Caleb Hank, 7, of Hudson Wisconsin, looked for markers to plant his flags at Fort Snelling cemetery in St Paul, Minneapolis.  Photo: Glen Stubbe / AP

17) Former Army Reservist Sgt. Heidi Heming becomes emotional while sitting at the headstone of Army SPC Christopher J. Coffland in Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery. Heming and Coffland served together in Afghanistan. Section 60, is the burial ground in the cemetery where military personnel killed in the global war on terror since 2001 are interred. Photo: Pete Marovich / EPA

18) Christian Jacobs, 6, of Hertford, NC, and his mother, Brittany, comfort each other as they visit the grave site of husband and father, Marine Sgt. Christopher Jacobs, in Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery. Section 60, is the burial ground in the cemetery where military personnel killed in the global war on terror since 2001 are interred. Photo: Pete Marovich / EPA

19) World War II veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Hershel Woodrow “Woody” Williamson, left, consoles Gold Star mother Susan Crabtree, of Lynchburg, after a Memorial Day ceremony at the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Virginia.  Photo: Jay Westcott / AP

20) Herb Colie (L) who served with the 4th Battalion 60th artillery, and Jim Benning (R) who served as a second class machinist’s mate on the USS Oak Hill during the Vietnam War, cover their ears as John Marsigliano (Rear-L) and Chris Moeller, both of the Sons of the American Legion, fire a gun salute during a Memorial Day observance in Bridgewater, New Jersey. Photo: Julio Cortez / AP

 

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