21 Of The Most Important Photos This Week

A woman smears blood on a police riot shield in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina. The North Carolina governor declared a state of emergency in the city after the fatal shooting by police officers of 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott resulted in citywide protests and clashes.

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Police and protesters carry a seriously wounded protester into the parking area of the the Omni Hotel during a march to protest the death of Keith Scott in North Carolina. It was later confirmed that the wounded protester died from his injuries.

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A still image captured from a video by the Tulsa Police Department shows Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man, after he was shot by a police officer in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Police Officer Betty Shelby has been charged with felony manslaughter in the first degree.

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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (far right) and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (center) stand in front of a mangled dumpster while touring the site of an explosion that occurred on Saturday night in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. The explosion injured 29 people and was labeled an “intentional act.” A second device, a pressure cooker, was found four blocks away.

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An NYPD bomb disposal robot places an unexploded pressure cooker bomb into a bomb receptacle trailer on West 27th Street in New York City. Another device had exploded earlier, injuring 29 people on 23rd Street in Chelsea.

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump appears at a campaign rally in Miami.

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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton attends the Black Women's Agenda 39th Annual Symposium in Washington, DC.

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A display of life jackets worn by refugees during their crossing from Turkey to the Greek island of Chios in Parliament Square, central London. The display was organized by a number of charities and refugees to help focus attention of the UN summit on addressing large movements of refugees and migrants.

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Pope Francis holds a baby during a visit to the neonatology division of the San Giovanni hospital in Rome.

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Veterinarians from Saving the Survivors and Rhino 911 treat a rhino that was wounded by poachers during dehorning at the Pilanesberg National Park in the North West province, South Africa.

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A damaged wall of a school in rebel-held Ain Tarma, an eastern Damascus suburb in Syria.

Bassam Khabieh / Reuters

A child looks through a window inside a camp for refugees and migrants in the Belgrade suburb of Krnjaca, Serbia.

Marko Djurica / Reuters

A man takes a quail out of a net after catching it on a beach in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip.

Ibraheem Abu Mustafa / Reuters

Canada's Adam Lancia of the men's wheelchair basketball team kisses his wife, Jamey Jewells, of Canada, after her basketball match during the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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Alistair Brownlee of Great Britain helps his brother Jonathan Brownlee to cross the finish line as Jonathan collapses of dehydration during the elite men's ITU World Championship race in Cozumel, Mexico. The medal ceremony was canceled due to the critical condition of Jonathan Brownlee.

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Castellers form a human tower or “castell” during the Poblenou fiestas in Barcelona.

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A woman arranges pictures of victims of an Iranian government massacre for display at a protest against the Iranian regime outside of the United Nations in New York City. Presidents, prime ministers, monarchs, and ministers are gathering this week for the United Nations General Assembly's annual ministerial meeting.

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Kashmiri Muslims carry the body of Nasir Shafi, an 11-year-old who was killed by the pellets of Indian government forces in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-administered Kashmir, India. Currently 85 civilians have been killed and over 12,000 injured during the fierce protests over the killing of the young rebel commander Burhan Wani. The violence in the area is the worse since 2010, and the protests have triggered a heavy crackdown by Indian government forces.

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Students run for cover as police fire stun grenades and rubber bullets in an attempt to disperse them, during their protest for free education in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Themba Hadebe / AP

Masked protesters light a flare as they take part in a march in Nantes, western France, to demonstrate against a new French labor law.

Stephane Mahe / Reuters

Destn Montague listens to President Barack Obama speak at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 46th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner in Washington, DC.

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