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The week in 27 photos

Updated 11:46 AM ET, Fri August 2, 2019
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Ten presidential candidates take part in a CNN Democratic debate in Detroit on Wednesday, July 31. The candidates, from left, are US Sen. Michael Bennet, US Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro, US Sen. Cory Booker, former Vice President Joe Biden, US Sen. Kamala Harris, businessman Andrew Yang, US Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. It was the second of two debates in Detroit this week. Ten other candidates took the stage on Tuesday. Mark Peterson/Redux for CNN
Kirstin Bright, left, leans on Jessica Bright during a vigil in Gilroy, California, on Monday, July 29. Kirstin was at the Gilroy Garlic Festival on Sunday when a gunman opened fire, killing at least three people and injuring 12. The suspect — identified as Santino William Legan, 19 — was fatally shot by three officers who responded within a minute of the gunfire beginning, Gilroy Police Chief Scot Smithee said. Daniel Kim/Sacramento Bee/Zuma
A woman shouts at police officers as they advance toward protesters in Hong Kong on Saturday, July 27. Police and protesters clashed in the small town of Yuen Long, near Hong Kong's border with China, after tens of thousands took to the streets for the eighth consecutive weekend. Yuen Long has become an unlikely focal point of the city's pro-democracy movement after protesters returning to the town last weekend were viciously attacked by a mob wielding iron bars and bamboo sticks. Laurel Chor/Getty Images
A woman in Seoul, South Korea, walks past a television screen showing file footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watching a missile launch. North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Wednesday, July 31, South Korea's Joint Chief of Staff said in a statement. A US official confirmed the missile launches to CNN, adding that they posed no threat to the US or its allies and fell into the sea. Jung Yeon-je/AFP/Getty Images
Protesters hold signs as US President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Cincinnati on Thursday, August 1. John Minchillo/AP
This photo, released Tuesday, July 30, shows a sea lion that got caught in the mouth of a humpback whale in Monterey Bay, California. The sea lion managed to escape, photographer Chase Dekker said. Chase Dekker/AFP/Getty Images
US Sen. Cory Booker looks to be called on during the CNN Democratic debate on Wednesday, July 31. Next to him is former Vice President Joe Biden and US Sen. Kamala Harris. The three presidential candidates had the most speaking time in Wednesday's debate. Mark Peterson/Redux for CNN
People embrace one another after a fatal shooting in Southaven, Mississippi, on Tuesday, July 30. A disgruntled Walmart employee killed two co-workers and wounded a police officer, authorities said. Mark Weber/AP
A man falls into rushing floodwaters while he was holding a rope to help people cross a street in Ajmer, India, on Thursday, August 1. The flooding was triggered by heavy monsoon rains. Shaukat Ahmed/AFP/Getty Images
Kyle Giersdorf celebrates after winning the solo event at the Fortnite World Cup on Sunday, July 28. The video game championship was held at the Arthur Ashe tennis stadium in New York. Giersdorf, 16, earned $3 million for finishing in first place. That's the largest-ever payout for a single player in an esports tournament. Epic Games/AP
Soldiers joining the Salvadoran Armed Forces wait to be reviewed by President Nayib Bukele on Saturday, July 29. Bukele ordered the addition of 1,000 soldiers to help in his fight against gangs. Marvin Recinos/AFP/Getty Images
Fire breathers perform on a beach in Gaza City on Thursday, August 1. Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images
Families play on seesaws along a US-Mexico border fence on Sunday, July 28. Artists installed the seesaws at a fence that separates Sunland Park, New Mexico, from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Luis Torres/AFP/Getty Images
A young Malaysian bear goes outside for the first time at the Royal Burgers' Zoo in Arnhem, Netherlands, on Friday, July 26. Piroschka Van De Wouw/EPA
People applaud as US President Donald Trump, surrounded by first responders and others affected by the 9/11 terrorist attacks, signs a bill Monday, July 29, that authorizes the extension of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. The fund compensates individuals who were injured in the attack or the cleanup and rescue efforts. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images
Actor Jason Momoa holds the hands of his children, Nakoa-Wolf and Lola, while visiting protesters in Manua Kea, Hawaii, on Wednesday, July 31. The protesters are blocking the construction of a giant telescope on Hawaii's tallest mountain. Hollyn Johnson/AP
Hot-air balloons take off from the Chambley-Bussieres airbase in eastern France on Monday, July 29. Jean-Christophe Verhaegen/AFP/Getty Images
The United Kingdom's new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, holds a chicken while visiting a farm in St. Bride's Wentloog, Wales, on Tuesday, July 30. Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images
People march in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Thursday, July 25, a day after embattled Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced that he would be resigning. Eric Rojas/AFP/Getty Images
Hannah Brown talks with contestant Jed Wyatt during "The Bachelorette" finale that aired on Tuesday, July 30. Brown accepted Wyatt's proposal, but their engagement was short-lived after reports surfaced that Wyatt left a girlfriend at home to be on the show. John Fleenor/Walt Disney Television/ABC via Getty Images
Juan Rodriguez, holding his son Tristan, leaves court with his wife, Marissa, after a hearing in New York on Thursday, August 1. Rodriguez was arrested after his 1-year-old twins, Luna and Phoenix, were found dead in the back seat of his car last week. Rodriguez told authorities that it was a horrible accident and that he thought he had dropped them off at day care. He has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter, negligent homicide and endangering the welfare of a child. Mark Lennihan/AP
A man tries to catch locusts while standing on a rooftop in Sanaa, Yemen, on Sunday, July 28. MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
A Chinese honor guard waits to welcome Colombian President Ivan Duque Marquez, who was visiting Beijing's Great Hall of the People on Wednesday, July 31. Roman Pilipey/EPA
Horses look for grass near Bastelicaccia, on the French island of Corsica, on Saturday, July 27. Pascal Pochard-Casabianca/AFP/Getty Images
This aerial photo, taken with a drone on Wednesday, July 31, shows the new man-made Love Lake in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images
Activists use their cell phone lights during a rally in New Delhi on Monday, July 29. They were showing their support for an Indian teenager at the center of a high-profile rape case involving a local lawmaker. The alleged rape victim, who cannot be named under Indian law, was hospitalized in critical condition after the car she was in collided with a truck in northern Uttar Pradesh. Police are investigating the cause of the crash following a complaint from the victim's family that alleges foul play. Sajjad Hussain/AFP/Getty Images
Lightning strikes over Stuttgart, Germany, on Saturday, July 27. See last week in 23 photos Simon Adomat/AP