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The Week in Pictures

A champion roars, bombs devastate in Boston, a jet hits the water, a roaming pig is apprehended and more.

Pallbearers set down the coffin of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher during her ceremonial funeral at St. Paul's Cathedral in London on April 17. Thatcher, known as the Iron Lady, was laid to rest with a level of pomp and protest reflecting her status as a commanding, polarizing political figure. Dominic Lipinski / Pool via AP
Runners rest inside Kim Il Sung Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea, on April 14. North Korea hosted the 26th Mangyongdae Prize Marathon to mark the April 15 birthday of the late leader Kim Il Sung. David Guttenfelder / AP
A South Korean soldier holding his machine gun runs in front of a billboard during anti-terror drills at Government Complex in Sejong, south of Seoul, South Korea, on April 17. North Korea lashed out anew at South Korea over a small public protest in Seoul in which demonstrators burned effigies of the North's leaders, saying it would not hold talks with its southern neighbor unless it apologized for anti-North Korean actions "big and small" and warning that it could take retaliatory measures at any time. Lee Jin-man / AP
Adam Scott of Australia celebrates after making a birdie putt on the second sudden-death playoff hole to win the Masters golf tournament on April 14 in Augusta, Ga. David J. Phillip / AP
Hindu devotees offer prayers at the historic Kali Temple during the Navratri festival in Jammu, India, on April 16. Navratri, or the festival of nine nights, is dedicated to the worship of various goddesses.


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Police officers with guns drawn hear a second explosion and rush down the street past a runner who had been knocked down by the first blast at the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15. The explosions killed three people and wounded more than 170. John Tlumacki / Boston Globe via Getty Images
Medical responders and spectator Carlos Arredondo (center with cowboy hat) rush injured Jeff Bauman past the finish line of the Boston Marathon after an explosion April 15. Two explosions shattered the euphoria of the marathon finish line, sending authorities out on the course to carry off the injured while the stragglers were rerouted away from the smoking sites of the blasts. Bauman lost both legs at the knee. Charles Krupa / AP
A man comforts a victim on the sidewalk at the scene of the first explosion near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15. John Tlumacki / Boston Globe via Getty Images
A U.S. Border Patrol agent searches in dense brush for undocumented immigrants who had crossed from Mexico into the United States on April 11 in Penitas, Texas. In the last month the Border Patrol's Rio Grande Valley sector has seen a spike in the number of immigrants crossing the river from Mexico into Texas, continuing an increase of more than 50 percent in the past year. Border Patrol agents say they have seen an additional surge since negotiations began in Washington, D.C., toward proposed reforms that could provide a path to citizenship for many of the millions of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. John Moore / Getty Images
A woman waits to try on a burka in a store in Kabul, Afghanistan, on April 11.


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Filipino children jump into a murky river in Manila, Philippines, on April 18. State weather forecasters advised residents to stay indoors in the afternoon when temperatures were expected to hit 97 degrees Fahrenheit. Francis R. Malasig / EPA
A Lion Air Boeing 737 sits partially submerged after skidding off the runway during landing at Bali's international airport near Denpasar, Indonesia, on April 13. The plane, which carried more than 100 passengers, broke in two during the landing. Dozens were injured in the accident, but there were no fatalities. Indonesian Police via AFP - Getty Images
Guilford County Animal Control officer E. Afari carries a pig to his truck after catching it in Greensboro, N.C., on April 11. Residents called police after seeing the animal roaming loose. The first animal control officer who responded kept the pig calm in a grassy area next to a house until Afari arrived to help. Afari said the first officer did not have enough space in his truck for the pig and called for assistance. Officials at the scene said they did not know where the pig came from. Nelson Kepley / News & Record via AP
A man takes a rest inches over the water during spring flooding in the Belarus village of Khvoensk on April 14. Viktor Drachev / AFP - Getty Images