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The week in 28 photos

Updated 1:58 AM ET, Fri July 5, 2019
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US President Donald Trump, right, shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the two meet at the Korean Demilitarized Zone on Sunday, June 30. Trump briefly stepped over into North Korean territory, becoming the first sitting US leader to set foot in the nation. Trump said he invited Kim to the White House, and both leaders have agreed to restart talks after nuclear negotiations stalled. Shealah Craighead/Official White House Photo
A couple kisses during the WorldPride parade in New York on Sunday, June 30. Tens of thousands of people flocked to downtown Manhattan for the event. The march coincided with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, which was a pivotal moment in the gay rights movement. Amy Lombard for CNN
A tornado sweeps through residential buildings and streets in Kaiyuan, China, on Wednesday, July 3. At least six people died and 190 were injured, according to state news agency Xinhua. Zhang Wenkui/Imaginechina/Sipa USA
Crowds gather around the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool to watch President Donald Trump speak in Washington on Thursday, July 4. Trump's "Salute to America" ceremony featured military flyovers, music and a largely apolitical speech that struck a patriotic tone. But the event drew considerable scrutiny in the days leading up to it, as some felt it was politicizing the military. There were also critics who said the event, with its massive VIP section and tickets for political donors, had the sheen of a partisan affair. Susan Walsh/AFP/Getty Images
A girl looks through the US-Mexico border fence from the Mexican side to watch the Fourth of July fireworks on the San Diego Bay. Guillermo Arias/AFP/Getty Images
A demonstrator sprays paint inside a chamber at Hong Kong's Legislative Council building, where protesters forced their way in on Monday, July 1. Thousands of protesters marched in Hong Kong on Monday, the 22nd anniversary of the former colony's handover from Britain to China. Hong Kong has been roiled by protests in recent weeks over a proposed extradition bill. Tyrone Siu/Reuters
Alek Sigley, a 29-year-old Australian student who had been detained in North Korea, arrives at Beijing's international airport on Thursday, July 4. He had been reported missing by his family last month. Asked to explain what happened in Pyongyang, Sigley paused before a companion urged him to "leave it for the moment." Kyodo News/Getty Images
A total solar eclipse is seen from an observatory in La Higuera, Chile, on Tuesday, July 2. See stunning photos of the eclipse over South America Martin Bernetti/AFP/Getty Images
People play on top of ice after a freak hailstorm in Guadalajara, Mexico, on Sunday, June 30. Fernando Carranza/Reuters
An Uncle Sam balloon is prepped prior to the Fourth of July parade in Washington. In pictures: Fourth of July celebrations around the United States Mark Peterson for CNN
A road is cracked near Ridgecrest, California, after an earthquake on Thursday, July 4. The quake, with a magnitude of 6.4, was the strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in nearly 20 years. Etienne Laurent
Navy SEAL team leader Edward Gallagher walks with his wife, Andrea, and adviser Bernard Kerik as they leave a military court in San Diego on Tuesday, July 2. Gallagher was acquitted of nearly all charges, including premeditated murder, in the death of a 12-year-old ISIS fighter in Iraq. But a jury of seven soldiers found him guilty of posing for a photo with the fighter. He will be demoted in rank and his pay will be reduced. Gregory Bull/AP
Lukas Irmler balances on a highline 200 meters (656 feet) above the ground in Flims, Switzerland, on Friday, June 28. Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone/AP
A Chinese honor guard stands at attention during a welcoming ceremony for Bulgarian President Rumen Radev, who was visiting Beijing on Wednesday, July 3. Mark Schiefelbein/AP
Gannets nest at a nature reserve in Bempton, England, on Wednesday, July 3. Danny Lawson/PA Images/Getty Images
The remains of the Morandi Bridge are blown up in a controlled explosion in Genoa, Italy, on Friday, June 28. A year ago, a section of the bridge collapsed, killing 43 people. A new structure will be built in its place. Antonio Calanni/AP
US President Donald Trump greets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on Saturday, June 29. Behind them is the President's daughter Ivanka, who is also one of his White House advisers. The first daughter asserted herself abroad this past week in unique and unprecedented fashion. Stefan Rousseau/PA/AP
People play in the Trocadero Fountain in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Friday, June 28. France recorded its highest-ever temperature that day as continental Europe continued to struggle with an intense heat wave. The mercury reached 45.9 degrees Celsius (114.6 Fahrenheit) in Gallargues-le-Montueux in southern France, according to the French national weather service Meteo-France. Zakaria Abdelkafi/AFP/Getty Images
A man falls in paddy field mud while playing around during Asar Pandra, or paddy plantation day, in Nepal's Dhading District on Sunday, June 30. Niranjan Shrestha/AP
New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone presents a child's jersey to Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, before a Major League Baseball game in London on Saturday, June 29. The couple recently welcomed their first child, Archie. Alex Trautwig/MLB/Getty Images
Penguins swim in a pool at the Belgrade Zoo in Serbia on Tuesday, July 2. Darko Vojinovic/AP
A new view from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows a celestial explosion 7,500 light-years from Earth in the double star system Eta Carinae. These slow-motion fireworks that we are just now seeing have actually been unfolding over two centuries. NASA/ESA/N. Smith/J. Morse
US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, left, walks to the front of a US Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas, on Monday, July 1. She and other Democratic members of Congress toured two Texas border facilities and expressed outrage Monday over the conditions. Briana Sanchez/El Paso Times/USA Today/Sipa USA
Protesters scuffle with police in Tel Aviv, Israel, while protesting the death of 19-year-old Solomon Teka on Wednesday, July 3. The shooting of Teka by an off-duty police officer has ignited long-simmering frustrations among Ethiopian-Israelis over racism in the country. Nationwide demonstrations turned violent on Tuesday evening, with dozens of protesters and officers injured in clashes. Amir Cohen/Reuters
A girl stands in front of temporary fencing installed along the National Mall as preparations were being made Tuesday, July 2, for President Trump's upcoming Fourth of July event. Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images
A woman poses in a sunflower field in Edirne, Turkey, on Tuesday, July 2. Salih Baran/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
A model takes part in a Jean Paul Gaultier fashion show in Paris on Wednesday, July 3. Kamil Zihnioglu/AP
A makeshift memorial is set up for baseball pitcher Tyler Skaggs outside Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, on Tuesday, July 2. Skaggs, 27, was found dead in a Texas hotel room the day before. His death is still under investigation. See last week in 28 photos Chris Carlson/AP