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The week in 29 photos

Published 10:18 PM ET, Thu April 4, 2019
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Actress Lori Loughlin is escorted to a federal court in Boston on Wednesday, April 3. She and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, are among the parents who are accused of paying bribes for their children to attend some of the country's most prestigious universities. Brian Snyder/Reuters
People in Los Angeles mourn for rapper Nipsey Hussle on Monday, April 1. Hussle, who was nominated for best rap album at this year's Grammys, died March 31 after a shooting near a clothing store he owned, according to a high-ranking law enforcement official with the Los Angeles Police Department. He was 33 years old. David McNew/Getty Images
Lori Lightfoot, left, kisses her wife, Amy Eshleman, at an election-night party in Chicago on Tuesday, April 2. Lightfoot defeated Toni Preckwinkle in a runoff to be Chicago's next mayor. When she is sworn in, she will be the first mayor in the Windy City who identifies as a lesbian. Nam Y. Huh/AP
A bee flies past a blooming tree in Obermarchtal, Germany, on Tuesday, April 2. Thomas Warnack/AFP/Getty Images
Britain's Prince Harry joins children taking part in a ballet class during a visit to a YMCA in London on Wednesday, April 3. Adrian Dennis/WPA Pool/Getty Images
People gather at a food cart during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela, on Friday, March 29. Blackouts have become a daily occurrence across Venezuela as its economic crisis has worsened. Ivan Alvarado/Reuters
Pedro Pascal playfully chokes Hafthor Julius Bjornsson at the "Game of Thrones" premiere in New York on Wednesday, April 3. The two had a memorable fight scene during an episode from season 4. Ivan Nikolov/WENN/Reuters
Tourists walk on a giant photographic work by French photographer and artist Jean René, known as JR, in the main courtyard of the Louvre Museum in Paris on Saturday, March 30. The creation, René's largest to date, was brought to life with the help of hundreds of volunteers who pasted the paper illusion on the courtyard. While the installation was meant to be temporary, as part of the 30th anniversary celebration of the museum's famous pyramid, it reportedly only lasted a day. René posted on Twitter: "What remains now is the memories of people from around the world who came to paste the piece ... or to walk on it and tear it to make it disappear ... merci à vous." Chesnot/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
The carcass of a pregnant sperm whale is washed up on a beach in Sardinia, Italy, on Thursday, March 28. It had 22 kilograms (49 pounds) of plastic in its stomach, officials said. Courtesy SeaMe Sardinia
Zuzana Caputova, Slovakia's newly elected President, addresses the media at her party's headquarters in Bratislava on Saturday, March 30. Caputova is Slovakia's first female head of state. David W Cerny/Reuters
British Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement after chairing a daylong meeting of her Cabinet on Tuesday, April 2. Ten days before the United Kingdom was due to leave the European Union with or without an agreement, May said she would implement any deal that was agreed by a majority in the UK Parliament. "This is a decisive moment in the story of these islands and it requires national unity to deliver the national interest," she said. Jack Taylor/AFP/Getty Images
Actress Felicity Huffman, one of the parents charged in connection with a college admissions scam, leaves a federal courthouse in Boston on Wednesday, April 3. Gretchen Ertl/Reuters
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is reflected on a supporter's sunglasses during a campaign rally in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday, March 30. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
People celebrate on the streets of Algiers, Algeria, after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika submitted his resignation on Tuesday, April 2. It was an about-face for the 82-year-old, who earlier this year announced his intentions to run for a fifth term. Ramzi Boudina/Reuters
Chinese military officials pay their respects to the remains of Chinese soldiers who were killed during the Korean War. South Korea returned the remains of 10 soldiers on Monday, April 1. Kim Hong-Ji/AFP/Getty Images
Diane Cohen, who was forced to leave her home when the Kilauea volcano erupted and covered it with lava last summer, plants a coconut tree on her property in Kapoho, Hawaii, on Monday, April 1. Terray Sylvester/Reuters
A supporter of Turkey's Justice and Development Party kisses a banner of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan outside the party's headquarters in Istanbul on Monday, April 1. According to local election results announced this week, Erdogan's party lost control of Istanbul and the capital city of Ankara. The party is officially contesting its losses. Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images
The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, delivers a speech in the country's capital of Bandar Seri Begawan on Wednesday, April 3. Brunei, which in 2014 became the first East Asian country to introduce Sharia law at a national level, is enacting strict new Islamic laws that make gay sex and adultery punishable by stoning to death. Its decision has sparked an international outcry from governments, rights groups, the United Nations and numerous celebrities. -/AFP/Getty Images
Tightrope artists perform in front of the Emmaus Monastery in Prague, Czech Republic, on Monday, April 1. Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty Images
People in Tijuana, Mexico, wait in line to enter the United States on Sunday, March 31.The US Department of Homeland Security said it pulled some officers from legal points of entry to help with the influx of migrants crossing illegally. That would result in slowdowns, a senior official told reporters. Mario Tama/Getty Images
Actor Steve Martin poses with someone dressed as "Sesame Street" character Elmo during a "Late Night with Seth Meyers" sketch on Monday, April 1. NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Images
Mayors from the French region of Brittany gather in Saint-Brieuc, France, on Wednesday, April 3. Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images
People en route to the United States walk at the El Chapparal port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico, on Sunday, March 31. Mario Tama/Getty Images
This aerial photo shows flood damage in Percival, Iowa, on Friday, March 29. Floodwaters washed over the Plains and Upper Midwest last month as snow and ice melted and a bomb cyclone dropped heavy rain and snow. Tom Polansek/Reuters
Pedestrians take their picture in front of a television screen in Tokyo on Monday, April 1, as the Japanese government announces "Reiwa" to be the name of the country's new upcoming era. The "Reiwa" era will formally begin on May 1 once Crown Prince Naruhito becomes emperor. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images
Water flows down the Oroville Dam spillway in Oroville, California, on Tuesday, April 2. The nation's tallest dam reopened its spillway more than two years after it failed and forced nearly 200,000 people to evacuate their homes, authorities announced. Rich Pedroncelli/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 Thursday, April 4. Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images
A student has her picture taken with a King Kong sculpture made out of straw in the northern Thai province of Chiang Mai on Wednesday, April 3. Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP/Getty Images
This aerial photo shows a car driving past a snow-covered field near Sottens, Switzerland, on Thursday, April 4. See last week in 35 photos Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images