Photos of the week: 6/9 - 6/16

Photos of the week: 6/9 - 6/16
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Photos of the week: 6/9 - 6/16
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 15: Shadows of people looking at messages of condolence for the victims on a wall near to the site of the Grenfell Tower fire on June 15, 2017 in London, England. At least 17 people have been confirmed dead and dozens missing, after the 24 storey residential Grenfell Tower block in Latimer Road was engulfed in flames in the early hours of June 14. The number of fatalities are expected to rise. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Libyans fish from the shore in the eastern city of Benghazi on June 14, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Abdullah DOMA (Photo credit should read ABDULLAH DOMA/AFP/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - Smoke rises from buildings following a reported air strike on a rebel-held area in the southern Syrian city of Daraa, on June 14, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Mohamad ABAZEED (Photo credit should read MOHAMAD ABAZEED/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 14: Smoke rises from the building after a huge fire engulfed the 24 storey residential Grenfell Tower block in Latimer Road, West London in the early hours of this morning on June 14, 2017 in London, England. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has declared the fire a major incident as more than 200 firefighters are still tackling the blaze while at least 50 people are receiving hospital treatment. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)
Flames and smoke engulf Grenfell Tower, a residential block on June 14, 2017 in west London. The massive fire ripped through the 27-storey apartment block in west London in the early hours of Wednesday, trapping residents inside as 200 firefighters battled the blaze. Police and fire services attempted to evacuate the concrete block and said 'a number of people are being treated for a range of injuries', including at least two for smoke inhalation. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS (Photo credit should read DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 13: U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is sworn-in prior to testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill June 13, 2017 in Washington, DC. Sessions recused himself from the Russia investigation and he was later discovered to have had contact with the Russian ambassador last year despite testifying to the contrary during his confirmation hearing. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
A Palestinian woman makes her way through Israeli Qalandia checkpoint to attend Friday prayer of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque, near the West Bank city of Ramallah June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
People comfort each other after a prayer vigil outside Notting Hill Methodist Church close to the tower block severely damaged by a serious fire, in north Kensington, West London, Britain June 15, 2017. REUTERS/Paul Hackett TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Father Pat Conroy, Chaplain of the House of Representatives, leads members of the Republican and Democratic Congressional baseball teams in prayer prior to the Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park in Washington, U.S., June 15, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as he speaks to journalists following a live nationwide broadcast call-in in Moscow, Russia June 15, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A Kurdish fighter from the People's Protection Units (YPG) fires a 120 mm mortar round in Raqqa, Syria, June 15, 2017. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A dog feeds four newborn tiger cubs and a puppy at Xixiakou Wild Animal Protection Zone in Rongcheng, Shandong province, China June 14, 2017. Picture taken June 14, 2017.REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Leo Varadkar is congratulated by colleagues as he leaves Government buildings after being elected by parliamentary vote as the next Prime Minister of Ireland (Taoiseach) to replace Enda Kenny in Dublin, Ireland June 14, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Rep. Roger Williams (R-TX) arrives to speak about the recent attack on the Republican Congressional Baseball Team in Alexandria, Virginia, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 14, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Flames and smoke billow as firefighters deal with a serious fire in the Grenfell Tower apartment block at Latimer Road in West London, Britain June 14, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman of the US gestures as he arrives to check-in for his flight to North Korea at Beijing's international airport on June 13, 2017. Flamboyant former NBA star Dennis Rodman is expected to arrive in Pyongyang on June 13, US media reported, with the heavily-tattooed former player apparently set for another round of his controversial 'basketball diplomacy'. / AFP PHOTO / WANG ZHAO (Photo credit should read WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)
ROME, ITALY - JUNE 09: Pope Francis holds a livestream conference with all the 'Scholas Occurrentes' headquarters around the world during the inauguration of 'Scholas Occurrentes' Pontifical Foundation Rome's headquarter at Palazzo San Callisto on June 9, 2017 in Rome, Italy. Scholas Occurrentes is a Pontifical Foundation built and created by Pope Francis on August 13, 2013, present in 190 countries. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)
Actor and comedian Bill Cosby (C) departs after deliberations as his sexual assault trial ends for the day at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S., June 15, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Actor and comedian Bill Cosby arrives as the jury deliberates during his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S., June 14, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A general view shows smoke rising from a fire at Mexico's state-owned oil firm Pemex Salina Cruz refinery, in Salina Cruz, Oaxaca state, Mexico June 14, 2017. REUTERS/Jose de Jesus Cortes TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Emergency personnel work at the scene after a building collapsed in a residential area of Nairobi, Kenya June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Baz Ratner TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Washington, D.C., was shaken this week when a gunman opened fire on several Republican members of Congress on Wednesday as they practiced for the Congressional Baseball Game in Alexandria, Virginia. Representative Steve Scalise was among the injured.

Also on Wednesday, flames engulfed Grenfell Tower, a residential block in West London, trapping many residents inside. The total number of fatalities is still unknown.

Other headlines included Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial, Dennis Rodman's visit to North Korea and Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifying before the U.S. Senate.

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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