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The week in 33 photos

Published 6:36 AM ET, Fri April 8, 2016
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An Austrian police officer uses pepper spray to ward off protesters after violence broke out at a pro-immigration rally near the Italian border on Sunday, April 3. Fabrizio Di Nucci/NurPhoto/ZUMA Press
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump embraces his wife, Melania, at a campaign event in Milwaukee on Monday, April 4. She delivered her longest speech of the campaign on the eve of the Wisconsin primary, touting her husband as a fighter. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP
A newborn elephant explores its enclosure at the Prague Zoo in the Czech Republic on Wednesday, April 6. FILIP SINGER/EPA
An officer of the Kenya Wildlife Service watches workers carry tusks at the agency's headquarters in Nairobi on Monday, April 4. Later this month, the agency will burn 105 tons of ivory to discourage poaching. DAI KUROKAWA/EPA
Migrants warm themselves by a bonfire on the Greek island of Lesbos on Wednesday, April 6. See Europe's migration crisis in 25 photos Joachim Ladefoged/VII
Pope Francis meets with Lizzy Myers at the Vatican on Wednesday, April 6. The girl is gradually losing her sight and hearing because of a rare genetic disease. ALESSANDRO DI MEO/EPA
Wreckage from a Syrian warplane, shot down by opposition forces, is seen in Aleppo, Syria, on Tuesday, April 5. Firas Faham/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
A girl practices in a hallway during the World Irish Dance Championships, which continued in Brighton, England, on Saturday, April 2. Chris Ratcliffe/Getty Images
U.S. President Barack Obama, center, is flanked by Jordan's King Abdullah, left, and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte during a group photo at the Nuclear Security Summit on Friday, April 1. The summit was held in Washington. REX/Shutterstock
A pillow-fight participant falls to a floor covered with feathers Saturday, April 2, in Beijing. It was International Pillow Fight Day, and similar events were held across the world. Ng Han Guan/AP
Pallbearers carry the casket of Joe Medicine Crow, a historian and the Crow Tribe's last surviving war chief, during his funeral service in Montana on Wednesday, April 6. He was 102 years old. Matt Brown/AP
Villanova's Kris Jenkins shoots a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to win the NCAA Tournament final on Monday, April 4. The Wildcats defeated North Carolina 77-74 for their first national title since 1985. David J. Phillip/AP
New police officers embrace at the end of their graduation ceremony in New York on Friday, April 1. Mary Altaffer/AP
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives for a meeting in Moscow on Tuesday, April 5. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists says it has obtained documents revealing a clandestine network that connects associates of Putin to hidden wealth in secret offshore companies. The Russian government has denounced the revelations, part of what's known as the Panama Papers, as a giant smear campaign to discredit Putin. CNN hasn't been able to independently verify the reports, which also implicate 12 current or former world leaders. Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool/AP
A firefighter works in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, where a hotel, a house and several small shops were destroyed on Monday, April 4. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images
A vendor displays a hot dog with "Orioles" written in mustard before an Opening Day baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Minnesota Twins on Monday, April 4. Patrick Semansky/AP
A woman in Berlin holds virtual-reality 3-D glasses before a shareholders meeting for automaker Daimler AG on Wednesday, April 6. Michael Sohn/AP
Supporters of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz wait for the Republican presidential candidate to arrive in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Monday, April 4. Cruz won the Wisconsin primary the next day, boosting his effort to defeat front-runner Donald Trump. Nam Y. Huh/AP
Kashmiri Muslims watch as a relic, believed to be a hair from the beard of the Prophet Mohammed, is displayed on the outskirts of Srinagar, India, on Friday, April 1. Dar Yasin/AP
Pop star Katy Perry hugs singer Dolly Parton at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 3. The two performed together during the show. Christopher Polk/ACM2016/Getty Images
Japanese troops climb a mountain Thursday, April 7, to search for a military jet that disappeared over the city of Kagoshima. At least four bodies have been found in the wreckage, according to the Kyodo News Agency. Ichiro Ohara/The Yomiuri Shimbun/AP
A boy cries in Shahrakan, Bahrain, during the funeral of 18-year-old Ali Abdulghani on Tuesday, April 5. Abdulghani died of severe injuries sustained while fleeing arrest, and thousands of Bahrainis marched in his politically charged funeral procession. Clashes later broke out between police and protesters. Sayed Baqer AlKamel/Sipa USA/AP
People drive carts through floodwaters after heavy rain caused the Bara River to overflow in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Tuesday, April 5. Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Staff members of the National Transportation Safety Board inspect the engine of Amtrak Train 89, which crashed into a backhoe and derailed in Chester, Pennsylvania, on Sunday, April 3. The crash killed two construction workers, a source close to the investigation said. Clem Murray/AP
Singer Justin Bieber performs at the iHeartRadio Music Awards on Sunday, April 3. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images
A man rides an escalator in the Lujiazui financial district of Shanghai, China, on Wednesday, April 6. JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images
California Gov. Jerry Brown signs legislation Monday, April 4, that makes his state the first in the nation to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. David McNew/Getty Images
Riot police secure a zone in the Molenbeek neighborhood of Brussels, Belgium, on Saturday, April 2. Belgian police officers and soldiers have fanned out across Brussels, arresting protesters who try to break a ban on demonstrations. Olivier Matthys/AP
The body of Nazimuddin Samad, a 26-year-old secular writer and student, lies in a morgue in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Thursday, April 7. Police said Samad was attacked by three to four people wielding machetes. He is is the sixth secularist writer or publisher to have been killed in Dhaka in the last 14 months. MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images
Firefighters wearing chemical-protective clothing attend to "victims" during a mock chemical attack in Saint-Etienne, France, on Monday, April 4. The training exercise was part of security measures for Euro 2016, an international soccer tournament France is hosting this summer. PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images
Actress Melissa McCarthy participates in a "lip-synch battle" with "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon on Monday, April 4. Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/Getty Images
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is seeking the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, speaks at a campaign stop in Wausau, Wisconsin, on Sunday, April 3. Sanders won the state's primary two days later. Nam Y. Huh/AP
Women from the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints leave a federal courthouse in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, April 6. Lyle Jeffs, the bishop of a polygamous enclave known as Short Creek, will remain behind bars until he is tried on charges he conspired to fleece the federal government -- and his own followers -- of millions of dollars in food-stamp money. Jeffs is the younger brother of Warren Jeffs, the imprisoned leader and prophet of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. See last week in 36 photos Rick Bowmer/AP