Photos of the week, 5/29 - 6/5

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In this April 29, 2015, photo, a dead tilapia floats among algae in a shallow Salton Sea bay near Niland, Calif. Though many species of fish have been brought to Salton Sea over the years, the hearty tilapia fish and native desert pupfish are the only ones left, and increasing salinity endangers them. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
In this aerial photo, people prepare to launch a canoe from a flooded parking lot near Bear Creek Park Saturday, May 30, 2015, in Houston. The Colorado River in Wharton and the Brazos and San Jacinto rivers near Houston are the main focus of concern as floodwaters moved from North and Central Texas downstream toward the Gulf of Mexico. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
NEW YORK - MAY 31: Emergency personnel stand on scene after a damaged crane hangs over Madison Avenue following an accident May 31, 2015 in New York City. At least ten people were injured when a crane lifting a large piece of equipment to the top of 261 Madison Avenue when it struck the buildings in midtown Manhattan. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)
Mohamed Eid Abed al-Hawwari, a Libyan man from Benghazi, practices his Parkour skills on May 30, 2015, at the archaeological site of the ancient Greek city of Cyrene, a colony of the Greeks of Thera (Santorini) and a principal city in the Hellenic world founded in 630 BC, located in the suburbs of the Libyan eastern town of Shahat. AFP PHOTO / ABDULLAH DOMA (Photo credit should read ABDULLAH DOMA/AFP/Getty Images)
Japan Self-Defense Forces' honor guard prepare to welcome Australian Defense Minister Kevin Andrews and his Japanese counterpart Gen Nakatani to inspect them at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo, Wednesday, June 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
KOS, GREECE - MAY 30: A migrant makes his way out of the sea after landing ashore in a dinghy on May 30, 2015 in Kos, Greece. Many migrants are continuing to arrive on the Greek Island of Kos from Turkey. Around 30,000 migrants have entered Greece so far in 2015, with the country calling for more help from its European Union counterparts. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
A man helps his friend to remove clothespins from his back while they play dominoes in the neighbourhood of Nere, in Cite Soleil, in Port-au-Prince, on May 29, 2015. As part of the rules, if a player loses a game he must place clothespins on his body, and can only remove them when another player looses. AFP PHOTO/ HECTOR RETAMAL (Photo credit should read HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)
KOS, GREECE - JUNE 03: Lightning strikes over the Greek Island of Pserimos on June 03, 2015 in Kos, Greece. Migrants are continuing to arrive on the Greek Island of Kos from Turkey who's shoreline lies approximately 5 Km away. Around 30,000 migrants have entered Greece so far in 2015, with the country calling for more help from its European Union counterparts. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 02: Alessandra digs through the rubble of a demolished building in the Metro-Mangueira community, or 'favela', located approximately 750 meters from Maracana stadium, on June 2, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Maracana will be the site of the opening ceremonies of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and was the site of the 2014 World Cup final. A number of shops and properties were knocked down by authorities in the community last week with little advance notice. Evictions and demolitions have occurred in numerous other Rio communities with tangential links to the global sporting events. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
A jogger runs along a path in Piedmont Park as the Midtown skyline stands in the background Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in Atlanta. Today marks National Running Day, celebrated annually on the first Wednesday in June. National Running Day was created in 2009 by some of the county's biggest running clubs and organizations to draw attention to the benefits of the activity. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
In this May 5, 2015, photo, the Tower of the Juche Idea glows in the distance over the rest of Pyongyang city which is mostly in darkness, in North Korea. North Korea is racing to boost its electricity supply by 20 to 50 percent ahead of a major anniversary later this year and is pushing alternative resources like solar, which is already used extensively in the countryside, to ease its chronic shortages of energy. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. departs in an elevator after speaking at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 2, 2015, calling for the 28 classified pages of the 9-11 report to be declassified. Paul has been voicing his dissent in the Senate against a House bill backed by the president that would end the National Security Agency's collection of American calling records while preserving other surveillance authorities. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
People attend a candlelight vigil at Victoria Park in Hong Kong Thursday, June 4, 2015. Tens of thousands of Hong Kongers joined the candlelight vigil Thursday night marking the crushing of the 1989 student-led Tiananmen Square protests, an annual commemoration that takes on greater meaning for the city's young after last autumn's pro-democracy demonstrations sharpened their sense of unease with Beijing. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
In this picture taken Friday, May 22, 2015, Iranian slackliner Masoud Chenaghloo , nicknamed Don Dorigo, balances on a slackline anchored between two rocks for a practice in the mountains overlooking Tehran, Iran. It’s a journey the 24-year-old is just beginning, another former rock climber, he only took up slacklining a few months ago. "When I'm on the webbing, I feel I have been separated from society, my self-confidence is very high when I'm there," he said. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
In this Saturday, May 30, 2015, photo, a Turkish security officer secures the area on an elevated platform as Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on the display, delivers his speech in Istanbul, Turkey, during a rally to commemorate the anniversary of city's conquest by the Ottoman Turks. Turkey will hold general election on June 7. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Women and children cool off in the Water Mirror (Miroir d'eau), the World's largest reflecting pool, as they enjoy the sunny weather on June 4, 2015 in the western French city of Bordeaux. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-PIERRE MULLER (Photo credit should read JEAN-PIERRE MULLER/AFP/Getty Images)
Indian children play at the seafront against the background of the Bandra-Worli Sea Link cable-stayed bridge on a hot afternoon in Mumbai on June 4, 2015. AFP PHOTO/ PUNIT PARANJPE (Photo credit should read PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP/Getty Images)
A young seal swims at the seal centre in Friedrichskoog, northen Germany on June 4, 2015. Four young seals were taken in at the center over the past few days. AFP PHOTO / DPA / CARSTEN REHDER +++ GERMANY OUT +++ (Photo credit should read CARSTEN REHDER/AFP/Getty Images)
MT. HAMILTON, CA - JUNE 03: A Cal Fire firefighter practices extinguishing a grass fire during a live fire training on June 3, 2015 in Mt. Hamilton, California. Cal Fire firefighters are training ahead of what is expected to be an explosive wildfire season as California pushes through its fourth year of severe drought. The state has had over 1,000 wildfires since the beginning of the year. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
A man carries foam mats on his head in Bujumbura on June 3, 2015. AFP PHOTO / CARL DE SOUZA (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
People gather around flooded houses in Accra, Ghana, Friday, June 5, 2015. Dozens of people had sought shelter in nearby shops in central Accra to escape the torrential rains at the time of Wednesday night's huge gas station explosion. Flooding swept fuel being stored at the station into a nearby fire, triggering the explosion that also set ablaze neighboring buildings, officials said. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
A passenger arriving from Busan, South Korea, receives a temperature check for MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) as she arrives at Hong Kong Airport, Friday, June 5, 2015. The current frenzy in South Korea over MERS brings to mind the other menacing diseases to hit Asia over the last decade — SARS, which killed hundreds, and bird flu. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
A young ragpicker floats on an inflated tube as he searches for recycled materials in the polluted waters of River Kuakhai on World Environment Day on the outskirts of eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar, India, Friday, June 5, 2015. The World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5 every year by the United Nations for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. (AP Photo/Biswaranjan Rout)
An Indian man carries goods in a home-made modified motorized vehicle in New Delhi, India, Friday, June 5, 2015. The World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5 every year by the United Nations for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
Tens of thousands of people attend a candlelight vigil at Victoria Park in Hong Kong, Thursday, June 4, 2015. Hong Kongers held a candlelight vigil Thursday night to mark the suppression of the 1989 student-led Tiananmen Square protests, an annual event that takes on greater meaning for the city's young after last autumn's pro-democracy demonstrations sharpened their sense of unease with Beijing. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
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