Photos of the week: 4/28 - 5/5

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Photos of the week: 4/28 - 5/5
Protesters fail with incendiary bombs and molotov cocktails at the May Day in Paris, France, on May 1st, 2017. Thousands of demonstrators parade for National Labor Day And against Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron, the two candidates in the French presidential elections. Clashes broke out on the sidelines of the May Day demonstrations in the Parisian capital. (Photo by Julien Pitinome/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Russian military vehicles roll during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade on Dvortsovaya Square in Saint Petersburg on May 3, 2017. Russia will celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the 1945 victory over Nazi Germany on May 9. / AFP PHOTO / Olga MALTSEVA (Photo credit should read OLGA MALTSEVA/AFP/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - A demonstrator catches fire during clashes with riot police within a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas on May 3, 2017. Venezuela's angry opposition rallied Wednesday vowing huge street protests against President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution and accusing him of dodging elections to cling to power despite deadly unrest. / AFP PHOTO / RONALDO SCHEMIDT (Photo credit should read RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 29: A Trump supporter (C) confronts activists as people take part in the '100 Days of Failure' protest on April 29, 2017 in New York City. Activists are protesting against Trump on his 100th day in office. (Photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images)
Firefighters try to put out a burning bus set on fire by protesters during the nationwide strike called by unions opposing austerity reforms in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on April 28, 2017. Major transportation networks schools and banks were partially shut down across much of Brazil on Friday in what protesters called a general strike against austerity reforms in Latin America's biggest country. / AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA (Photo credit should read YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 28: President Donald Trump speaks at the NRA-ILA's Leadership Forum at the 146th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits on April 28, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. The convention is the largest annual gathering for the NRA's more than 5 million members. Trump is the first president to address the annual meetings since Ronald Reagan. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 29: Peace rally participant, Dennis Ojogho (22), stands for a portrait at the intersection of Florence and Normandie, on the 25th anniversary of the LA riots, on April 29, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Florence and Normandie was the flashpoint for the riots that was sparked by the police acquittals in the Rodney King beating. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)
INDIO, CA - APRIL 29: Festivalgoers share a moment during day 2 of 2017 Stagecoach California's Country Music Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 29, 2017 in Indio, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)
NORFOLK, ENGLAND - APRIL 2017: In this undated handout image released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte is pictured at home in April in Norfolk, England. The photograph was taken in April by The Duchess at their home in Norfolk to mark Princess' second birthday. (Photo by HRH The Duchess of Cambridge via Getty Images) NEWS EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO COMMERCIAL USE (including any use in merchandising, advertising or any other non-editorial use including, for example, calendars, books and supplements). This photograph is provided to you strictly on condition that you will make no charge for the supply, release or publication of it and that these conditions and restrictions will apply (and that you will pass these on) to any organisation to whom you supply it. All other requests for use should be directed to the Press Office at Kensington Palace in writing. NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
TOPSHOT - A Syrian man inspects a hospital, damaged following an air strike a rebel-controlled town in the eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus on May 1, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Sameer Al-Doumy (Photo credit should read SAMEER AL-DOUMY/AFP/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 01: Demonstrators confront police on the annual May Day worker's march on May 1, 2017 in Paris, France. Police dealt with violent scenes in central Paris during the rally held close to the Place de la Bastille, where protestors shouted 'Fascists out!'(Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 1: Demonstrators try to remove a counter-protestor, whom they accused of making racist comments, during a May Day rally in Union Square, May 1, 2017 in New York City. Across the country and world people are protesting, marching and staying home from work on the traditional day of workers rights. This year's event has taken on extra significance due to the global surge in populist and right-wing movements. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
BATON ROUGE, LA - MAY 03: Family members of Alton Sterling speak to the media during a press conference outside the U.S. Federal Court House on May 3, 2017 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The U.S. Department of Justice announced that they will not file charges against the Baton Rouge police officers involved in the shooting. Sterling was shot at close range while being held down by Baton Rouge Police Department officers, last July. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth leave Buckingham Palace in London, Britain, May 4, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
People visit Tiananmen Square as a dust storm hits Beijing, China May 4, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Lee TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A warden guards Sudan, the last surviving male northern white rhino, at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia national park, Kenya May 3, 2017. REUTERS/Baz Ratner TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
U.S. President Donald Trump (C) reaches out to one of the local schoolchildren in attendance as he delivers remarks at a school choice event at the White House in Washington, U.S. May 3, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer (L) and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus watch as U.S. President Donald Trump presents the U.S. Air Force Academy football team with the Commander-in-Chief trophy in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., May 2, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
The West Mims fire burns in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia, U.S. April 25, 2017. Fish and Wildlife Service/Michael Lusk/Handout via REUTERS FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNSTHIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
French soldiers patrol near the Eiffel Tower as part of the "Sentinelle" security plan in Paris, France, May 3, 2017. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Judy Scott (R) and her son Rodney Scott, mother and brother of Walter Scott, react during a news conference after the guilty plea to federal civil rights charges by former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager in Charleston, South Carolina May 2, 2017. REUTERS/Randall Hill TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi, Russia May 2, 2017. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Internally displaced Syrian children who fled Raqqa city, play inside a camp in Ain Issa, Raqqa Governorate, Syria May 2, 2017. REUTERS/Rodi Said TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Venezuelan National guards take cover with their shields during a protest of opposition supporters against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, Venezuela May 2, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
U.S. first lady Melania Trump holds a gift of a picture made by children at the opening of Bunny Mellon Healing Garden at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, U.S, April 28, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
U.S. President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews outside Washington, U.S., before traveling to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S., April 29, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
U.S. President Donald Trump departs the White House in Washington, U.S. April 28, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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One of the most prominent days this week fell on Monday, when May Day protests erupted all around the world. Things escalated in Paris, specifically, where police officers caught fire after being hit with a Molotov cocktail.

In politics, President Donald Trump delivered remarks at a local school in Washington, D.C. and spoke at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum, while First Lady Melania Trump paid a visit to the Children's National Medical Center for the opening of the Bunny Mellon Healing Garden.

Peaceful rallies were held in Los Angeles on Saturday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the LA riots after police were acquitted in the beating of Rodney King.

Click through the slideshow above to see photos from all of these stories and more, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best photography from the coming seven days.

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