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Week in Pictures

The Week in Pictures: June 7 - 14

Canada’s first NBA title, a jet travels on water, Sanders steps down, seals chill in Germany and more.


O Canada!

Raptors fans celebrate Canada's first NBA title outside Scotiabank Arena during a viewing party in Toronto on June 13. 

The Raptors won the series 4-2, denying the Golden State Warriors what would have been a third straight championship.

Nathan Denette / The Canadian Press via AP
Image: Turning an Airbus A330 into artificial reef

Reef in the making

An Airbus A330 jet is towed on June 14 to the Gulf of Saros, where it will be sunk a mile from Turkey's coast and act as an artificial reef to boost diving tourism. 

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Image: Scottish Borders Tradition Of Common Riding Takes Place In Selkirk

Scottish pride

A band plays during the Common Riding festival in Selkirk, Scotland, on June 14. 

The event commemorates the Battle of Flodden in 1513, when the town of Selkirk sent 80 men into battle with the Scottish king and one man returned, bearing a blood-stained English flag. 

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Image: Donald Trump

Sanders steps down

President Donald Trump speaks about White House press secretary Sarah Sanders at the White House on June 13. 

Sanders is leaving her post at the end of June. Trump tweeted earlier that day that Sanders was "going home to the Great State of Arkansas." 

Evan Vucci / AP

Police shooting

Sonny Webber, right, joins a standoff as protesters take to the streets in Memphis, Tennessee, on June 12. Webber's son, Brandon, 20, was killed earlier in the evening as U.S. Marshals attempted to arrest him, authorities said. 

Jim Weber / AP
Image: Milky Way in Slovakia

Milky Way over Slovakia

The Milky Way and Jupiter, center right, illuminate the sky near Gemersky Jablonec, Slovakia, early June 8. 

Peter Komka / EPA
Image: Two occupants of stranded van are lifted unhurt by a crane during heavy rain in Spluegen

River rescue

A crane lifts two unhurt occupants of a stranded van during heavy rain in Spluegen, Switzerland, on June 12. 

Graubuenden Police / via Reuters
Image: Cuba Gooding Junior

Gooding charged

Cuba Gooding Jr. appears in criminal court in New York on June.

Gooding was charged with forcible touching, a misdemeanor, in New York City on Thursday as a second woman has come forward accusing the actor of groping her more than 10 years ago.

Alec Tabak / AP
Image: Mike Pompeo

Tanker explosions

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to reporters about two tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman at the State Department on June 13.

The Japanese owner of one of the tankers claimed Friday that it was struck by a flying projectile, contradicting reports by U.S. officials and the military on the source of the blast.

Alex Brandon / AP

Sinabung erupts

A man carries a child as he watches Mount Sinabung during an eruption on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia on June 9.

Sinabung, which has sporadically erupted since 2010 after being dormant for 400 years, is among more than 120 active volcanoes in Indonesia. 


Hong Kong erupts

Protesters march against the proposed amendments to an extradition law in Hong Kong on June 9.

A sea of protesters marched through central Hong Kong in a major demonstration against government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges. 

Vincent Yu / AP

Cruise ship looms

MSC Magnifica is seen from one of the canals leading into the Venice Lagoon on June 9.

Thousands of people took to the streets in Venice the previous day calling for a ban on large cruise ships in the city following last week's collision between a massive vessel and a tourist boat. 

Miguel Medina / AFP - Getty Images

Seals chill

Seals lie on a beach on Helgoland island in northern Germany on June 11.

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Image: Donald Trump Jr. Appears For Second Senate Intelligence Committee Interview Behind Closed Doors

Don Jr. on the Hill

Donald Trump Jr. is surrounded by police and Secret Service as he arrives for a second closed-door interview with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 12.

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Image: 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Seven

Blues beat Bruins

Alex Pietrangelo of the St. Louis Blues celebrates with the Stanley Cup in Boston on June 12.

The Blues captured their first Stanley Cup title in franchise history with a 4-1 thrashing of the Boston Bruins.

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Image: ***BESTPIX*** Democratic Presidential Candidate Former Vice President Joe Biden Holds Campaign Event In Davenport, Iowa

Greeting the people

Former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden laughs  during a campaign event Davenport, Iowa, on June 11.

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World Cup rout

Megan Rapinoe, right, congratulates U.S. teammate Alex Morgan after scoring her fifth goal during the Women's World Cup Group F soccer match against Thailand at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, France, on June 11.

Setting a record for the largest margin of victory in Women's World Cup history, the U.S. beat Thailand 13-0. 

Francois Mori / AP
Image: Trooping The Colour 2019

Palace flyover

The royal family surrounds Queen Elizabeth II on the balcony of Buckingham Palace to watch a flyover of aircraft by the Royal Air Force during Trooping the Color, the Queen's annual birthday parade in London on June 8.

Chris Jackson / Getty Images

White House flyover

First lady Melania Trump, President Trump, Poland's President Andrzej Duda and his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda watch as an F-35 fighter plane flies over the White House on June 12.

Trump announced while meeting with the Polish president that Poland was ordering more than 30 F-35 combat aircraft. 

Mandel Ngan / AFP - Getty Images
Image: BESTPIX - 73rd Annual Tony Awards - Show

Tony first

Ali Stroker accepts the award for best performance by an actress in a featured role in a musical for her performance in "Oklahoma!" during the Tony Awards in New York on June 9.

Stroker made history as the first performer in a wheelchair to win a Tony.


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Image: *** BESTPIX *** President Trump Concludes Stay In Doonbeg

Irish farewell

Mary Haugh stands beside her living room window following the departure of President Trump in Doonbeg, Ireland, on June 7.

Trump stayed at the nearby Trump International golf resort during his three-day stay in Ireland.

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