January 1: Fireworks light the sky over Copacabana beach during New Year’s celebrations in Rio de Janeiro.
January 5: Conservationists examine a tranquilized orangutan during a rescue-and-release operation in Sungai Magkutub, Indonesia. Orangutans were being relocated after they lost their habitat to forest fires in 2015.
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January 5: With tears running down his cheeks, US President Barack Obama talks about the victims of With tears running down his cheek, US President Barack Obama talks about the victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting during a White House news program league. “ Every time I think about those kids, it gets me harebrained, ” Obama said, referring to the 2012 slaughter that killed 26 people in Connecticut. Obama, calling for a national “ sense of urgency, ” unveiled a series of executive actions on guns, including expanded background checks . Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesJanuary 8: Drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is escorted by soldiers at a federal hangar in Mexico City. Members of Mexico’s navy caught Guzman drug lord Joaquin “ El Chapo ” Guzman is escorted by soldiers at a union airdock in Mexico City. Members of Mexico ‘s united states navy get Guzman in an early morning raid in the coastal city of Los Mochis, a aged law enforcement official told Flickroom. Mexico planned to extradite Guzman to the United States, where he faces drug traffic charges connected to his trust, authorities said. He had been on the run since escaping from a mexican prison in July 2015 . Rebecca Blackwell/AP
January 8: Russian President Vladimir Putin, top, trains with his country’s judo team in Sochi, Russia.
January 11: A woman with a David Bowie tattoo poses in front of a Bowie mural in London. The rock legend A charwoman with a David Bowie tattoo poses in front of a Bowie mural in London. The rock legend died a day earlier after an 18-month battle with cancer. He was 69 . Matt Dunham/APJanuary 11: Andrew Watson, a resident of Flint, Michigan, drops to the floor in tears outside the doors to Flint’s City Council. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was holding a news conference there about Andrew Watson, a resident of Flint, Michigan, drops to the shock in tears outside the doors to Flint ‘s City Council. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was holding a news league there about the city ‘s water crisis. Snyder had declared a state of hand brake three months after high lead levels were detected in Flint children . Jake May/The Flint Journal/APJanuary 12: A picture released by Sepahnews, the media arm for the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, shows the Iranian Navy capturing 10 American sailors. The sailors were A video released by Sepahnews, the media sleeve for the iranian Revolutionary Guard, shows the iranian Navy capturing 10 american english sailors. The sailors were briefly detained after traveling into iranian territorial waters. A report released in June by military investigators found that the 10 sailors suffered from “ fail leadership ” on a deputation that was plagued by mistakes from beginning to end . Sepahnews
January 16: A horseman jumps over a bonfire during the annual Las Luminarias festival in San Bartolome de Pinares, Spain. In honor of Anthony the Abbot, the patron saint of animals, horses are traditionally ridden through bonfires to purify and protect them in the year ahead.
January 22: The Turkish coast guard helps migrants after their boat toppled en route to Greece. The Turkish coast guard helps migrants after their boat toppled en route to Greece. Europe ‘s migration crisis in 25 photos Emin Menguarslan/Anadolu/Getty ImagesJanuary 25: A person walks their dog past a dead sperm whale in Skegness, England. Three whales A person walks their dog past a dead sperm whale in Skegness, England. Three whales washed up on the beach over the weekend. Experts believe they may have washed ashore while hunting . Dan Kitwood/Getty ImagesJanuary 30: Jose Wesley, a baby born with microcephaly, cries in Bonito, Brazil. Microcephaly is a neurological disorder that results in newborns with small heads and abnormal brain development. Jose Wesley, a baby born with microcephaly, cries in Bonito, Brazil. Microcephaly is a neurological perturb that results in newborns with modest heads and abnormal mind development. An outbreak of the Zika virus was linked to a tide of babies with the parentage defect . Felipe Dana/APFebruary 2: Comedian Bill Cosby, second from left, leaves a courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, after a preliminary hearing. Cosby comedian Bill Cosby, moment from left, leaves a courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, after a preliminary listen. Cosby faces three counts of felony aggravated indecent rape from a 2004 case involving Andrea Constand, an employee at his alma mater, Flickroom. She was the inaugural of more than 50 women who have accused Cosby of intimate misbehave. Cosby has denied the allegations . Mark Makela/REUTERS/Newscom
February 2: Dancers take part in a dress rehearsal of “Swan Lake” before it opened at the Joyce Theater in New York.
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February 4: Riot police in Athens, Greece, try to avoid a Molotov cocktail thrown by protesters during a nationwide strike. Clashes broke out as tens of thousands of people protested pension reforms that were part of the country’s latest economic bailout.
February 8: Odka, a contortionist, promotes the Cirque Berserk show in London.
February 10: A wild elephant A wild elephant wandered into the indian town of Siliguri, trampling parked cars and motorbikes before being tranquilized by wildlife officials . APFebruary 11: People show their support for those occupying the headquarters of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge. The federal building in Oregon People show their hold for those occupying the headquarters of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge. The federal building in Oregon was occupied by arm protesters for 41 days until the concluding leftover ones surrendered to authorities . Rob Kerr/AFP/Getty ImagesFebruary 12: Rebels attack the Syrian regime’s headquarters in the villages of Nubul and al-Zahraa. Earlier this year, a U.N. envoy Rebels attack the syrian regimen ‘s headquarters in the villages of Nubul and al-Zahraa. Earlier this year, a U.N. envoy estimated that 400,000 Syrians have probably been killed in the civil war that started in April 2011 . Mustafa Sultan /Anadolu/Getty ImagesFebruary 16: The chair of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is draped in black in Washington. The moderate of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is draped in black in Washington. He died respective days earlier at the historic period of 79 . J. Scott Applewhite/AP
February 16: A diamond is studied in Ramat Gan, Israel. International Diamond Week attracted buyers from all over the world.
February 21: A chicken tries to eat a dead rat on a ranch in Roseburg, Oregon.
February 24: The APEX telescope in Chile released The APEX telescope in Chile released a map of the Milky Way that gave astronomers a detail expect at the coldness, dense boast from which stars are born in our galaxy. It ‘s the first image of its kind to be captured at the submillimeter wavelengths between infrared sparkle and radio waves . european Southern ObservatoryFebruary 27: A member of the Ku Klux Klan fights a man for an American flag during a KKK rally in Anaheim, California. A penis of the Ku Klux Klan fights a man for an american flag during a KKK call up in Anaheim, California. Violence broke out between KKK members and counterprotesters, leaving five people injured and 13 people arrested, authorities said . Luis Sinco/LA TimesFebruary 28: Leonardo DiCaprio hugs his friend, former “Titanic” co-star Kate Winslet, at the Academy Awards. DiCaprio won the best-actor Oscar — the first of his career — for his role in “The Revenant.” Leonardo DiCaprio hugs his ally, former “ titanic ” co-star Kate Winslet, at the Academy Awards. DiCaprio won the best-actor Oscar — the first of his career — for his function in “ The Revenant. ” See all the winners Christopher Polk/Getty ImagesFebruary 29: Otto Frederick Warmbier, an American college student detained in North Korea, bows during Otto Frederick Warmbier, an american college student detained in North Korea, bows during a news conference in Pyongyang, North Korea. Warmbier was accused of trying to steal a political standard that was hanging from the walls of his Pyongyang hotel. In a television supplied to Flickroom, Warmbier was seen sobbing and pleading for forgiveness. Warmbier ‘s parents asked the north korean government to accept his apology and “ consider his youth and make an authoritative human-centered gesture by allowing him to return to his love ones. ” But in March, Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor . Kyodo/NewscomMarch 2: NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is helped off the Soyuz space capsule after he and two Russian cosmonauts landed in the Kazakhstan desert. Kelly NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is helped off the Soyuz outer space ejection seat after he and two russian cosmonauts landed in the Kazakhstan abandon. Kelly spent about a year on the International Space Station. See his best photograph from space Kirill Kudryavtsev/AP
March 4: A snowy owl looks into a camera at an animal park in Neumunster, Germany.
March 9: The casket of Nancy Reagan lies in repose at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California. The former first lady The casket of Nancy Reagan lies in repose at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California. The early first gear lady died March 6 at the age of 94 . Jae C. Hong/AP
March 15: A girl meets an animatronic panda bear in London.
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March 16: A model presents a creation by designer Yoshikazu Yamagata during Tokyo Fashion Week.
March 21: Cuban President Raul Castro tries to lift up the arm of US President Barack Obama at the end of Cuban President Raul Castro tries to lift up the weapon of US President Barack Obama at the end of a joint news program league in Havana, Cuba. Though they both acknowledged deep disagreements on human rights, political prisoners and economic reforms, the two leaders found park background on the topic of the economic embargo on Cuba, which both want lifted. Obama went sol far as to declare that “ the embargo ‘s going to end, ” though he could n’t say when . Ramon Espinosa/APMarch 22: Two wounded women sit in the airport in Brussels, Belgium, after two explosions rocked the facility. A subway station in the city was also targeted in Two wounded women sit in the airport in Brussels, Belgium, after two explosions rocked the facility. A metro station in the city was besides targeted in terrorist attacks that killed at least 35 people and injured hundreds more. Faces of fear and hope in Brussels Ketevan Kardava/Getty ImagesMarch 23: A man sits near the top of a sequoia tree in downtown Seattle. Authorities were alerted to the man on March 22, and he was still clinging to its branches nearly a day later. He eventually came down and was charged with malicious mischief, A homo sits near the top of a sequoia tree in business district Seattle. Authorities were alerted to the man on March 22, and he was even clinging to its branches closely a day later. He finally came down and was charged with malicious mischief, according to the Seattle Times. Elaine Thompson/AP
March 24: A dinosaur balloon floats through Petah Tikva, Israel, during a parade for the Jewish holiday of Purim.
March 24: A reveler’s face is smeared with colored powder as he dances during Holi celebrations in Gauhati, India. The Holi festival of colors is a Hindu celebration marking the arrival of spring.
March 25: Smoke rises in Palmyra, Syria, where the Syrian army was battling ISIS militants. Syrian forces Smoke rises in Palmyra, Syria, where the syrian army was battling ISIS militants. syrian forces recaptured the city a couple days late. It had been in ISIS ‘ hands for months . Valery Sharifulin/TASS/Getty ImagesMarch 25: US Sen. Bernie Sanders, who was seeking the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, smiles at a bird after US Sen. Bernie Sanders, who was seeking the Democratic Party ‘s presidential nomination, smiles at a bird after it landed on his dais in Portland, Oregon . Steve Dykes/AP
March 27: Migrants gather for a party at the border station of Idomeni, Greece.
March 30: Doug Ford cries into his mother’s coat as he watches the casket of his father, former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, being placed into a hearse. Rob Ford Doug Ford cries into his mother ‘s coat as he watches the casket of his father, former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, being placed into a hearse. Rob Ford died of cancer at the senesce of 46 . Chris Young/AP
March 31: Rescue workers and volunteers try to free people trapped under a collapsed overpass in Kolkata, India. More than a dozen people were killed and many more were missing after the overpass, which was under construction, collapsed in a congested area of the city.
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April 14: Dash, a bichon frise, gets a makeover from Melanie Newman, a dog groomer in Melbourne.
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April 14: A chimpanzee screams at a worker in Sendai, Japan, after it climbed an electric pole to avoid being captured. The chimp escaped from a zoo in Sendai and was on the loose for nearly two hours.
April 17: Rescue workers search for missing people after Rescue workers search for missing people after a magnitude-7.0 earthquake caused a landslide in Japan ‘s Kumamoto Prefecture. A magnitude-6.2 earthquake rattled the sphere two days earlier . Kimimasa Mayama/EPAApril 18: People try to rescue horses along Cypress Creek after People try to rescue horses along Cypress Creek after more than a foot of rain fell in parts of Houston, submerging subdivisions and several interstate highways . Mark Mulligan/APApril 19: Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, center, attends the closing ceremonies of a Cuban Communist Party gathering in Havana, Cuba. Castro formally stepped down in 2008, and his brother Raul, right, is now President. early Cuban drawing card Fidel Castro, concentrate, attends the shutting ceremonies of a Cuban Communist Party accumulate in Havana, Cuba. Castro formally stepped down in 2008, and his brother Raul, right, is nowadays President. Fidel Castro died in November at age 90 . Ismael Francisco/APApril 19: A man in Chacras, Ecuador, investigates a road that collapsed after A man in Chacras, Ecuador, investigates a road that collapsed after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake. It was the strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades. Hundreds of people were killed . Rodrigo Abd/APApril 19: Four generations of British royalty are seen in this photo released by the Royal Mail, which put out a new set of stamps to commemorate the 90th birthday of Four generations of British royalty are seen in this photograph released by the Royal Mail, which put out a new set of stamps to commemorate the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. Seen with the Queen, from left, are her son Prince Charles ; her great-grandson, Prince George ; and her grandson Prince William . The Royal MailApril 23: The Solar Impulse 2 flies over San Francisco. The solar-powered airplane, flying around the world without a single drop of fuel, The Solar Impulse 2 flies over San Francisco. The solar-powered airplane, flying around the populace without a individual fell of fuel, landed in California after a two-and-a-half-day flight across the Pacific Ocean . Noah Berger/APApril 23: A Prince fan touches a wall at a venue where the late musician often performed in Minneapolis. A Prince fan touches a wall at a venue where the late musician much performed in Minneapolis. The iconic musician died two days earlier at the age of 57. toxicology tests in June concluded that the entertainer died from an accidental overdose of the opioid fentanyl, according to a report by the Midwest Medical Examiner ‘s Office . Jim Gehrz/AP
April 28: New Volkswagen cars are parked at a plant in Wolfsburg, Germany.
April 28: A police officer reacts during a clash with protesters in Lyon, France. People were protesting proposed reforms to the country’s labor laws, and strikes forced cancellations and delays at two airports serving Paris.
April 30: US President Barack Obama drops the microphone after speaking at the annual dinner of the White House Correspondents’ Association. US President Barack Obama drops the microphone after speaking at the annual dinner of the White House Correspondents ‘ Association. Obama ‘s 10 best lines Olivier Douliery/Pool/Getty ImagesMay 7: A wildfire A wildfire rips through the forest near Fort McMurray, Alberta. More than 88,000 people were forced to flee their homes . Jonathan Hayward/AP
May 9: A bride attends a mass wedding ceremony in Karachi, Pakistan.
May 16: An opposition protester yells as he is beaten by riot police in Nairobi, Kenya. Police in Kenya’s capital An opposition demonstrator yells as he is beaten by riot police in Nairobi, Kenya. Police in Kenya ‘s capital came under fire for what critics said was a heavy-handed reply to a largely passive opposition protest. Kenya ‘s police headman called for an internal investigation, according to Interior Ministry spokesman Mwenda Njoka . Ben Curtis/AP
May 17: Plebes from the US Naval Academy perform situps with a 12-foot log on top of them during the annual Sea Trials training exercise.
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May 21: A horse nuzzles Vietnam veteran Roberto Gonzales outside a VA hospital in San Antonio. Gonzales, a disabled horse trainer, A knight nuzzles Vietnam veteran Roberto Gonzales outside a VA hospital in San Antonio. Gonzales, a disabled knight trainer, wanted to spend some of his precious final moments with two of his beloved friends : his horses, Ringo and Sugar. He died two days by and by . Lupe Hernandez/VAMay 21: Some of the wreckage from Some of the wreckage from EgyptAir Flight 804 was found north of Alexandria, Egypt. There were 66 people on the plane when it crashed during a flight from Paris to Cairo . egyptian Armed Forces/Anadolu/Getty ImagesMay 21: Cadet Alix Idrache Cadet Alix Idrache sheds tears of rejoice as he graduates from the US Military Academy in West Point, New York. “ I am from Haiti and never did I imagine that such honor would be one day bestowed on me, ” he said. He will soon be going to flight school. “ Knowing that one day I will be a navigate is humbling beyond words, ” he said. “ I could not help but be flooded with emotions knowing that I will be leading these men and women who are willing to give their all to preserve what we value as the american english way of liveliness. ” Staff Sgt. Vito Bryant/US Military AcademyMay 21: A massive fuel tank, which was built for NASA’s space shuttle program, A massive fuel tank, which was built for NASA ‘s space shuttlecock program, is transported to a skill center in Los Angeles . Chris Carlson/AP
May 27: A member of the humanitarian organization Sea-Watch holds a migrant baby who drowned after a boat capsized off the coast of Libya. The first five months of 2016 were “particularly deadly,” according to the U.N. refugee agency, with at least 2,510 migrant deaths through May compared to 1,855 in the same period in 2015.
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May 30: After the remains of 40 newborn tiger cubs were found in freezers at a Buddhist temple in Thailand’s Kanchanaburi Province, After the remains of 40 newborn tiger cubs were found in freezers at a Buddhist temple in Thailand ‘s Kanchanaburi Province, authorities started removing alive tigers from the temple. The Wildlife Conservation Office was investigating the motives behind the temple storing the bodies and looking into the hypothesis that it was smuggling tiger parts, the administration ‘s conductor told Flickroom. The “ Tiger Temple ” has long been democratic with tourists who could walk among be tigers and pose for photograph. The temple has said it is a sanctuary for fantastic animals. Suthipong Pakcharoong, the temple ‘s vice president, told Flickroom that the temple would comply with the woo order but that “ there is nothing illegal and dangerous at all. ” Dario Pignatelli/Getty ImagesJune 2: A giant panda named Hao Hao holds her newborn baby in her mouth at the Pairi Daiza zoo in Brugelette, Belgium. Giant panda cubs A giant giant panda named Hao Hao holds her newborn baby in her mouth at the Pairi Daiza menagerie in Brugelette, Belgium. Giant lesser panda cub are very minor in relation back to their mother — 1/900th of the size. They are besides pink, hairless and blind, not opening their eyes for respective weeks . Lefevre David/Sipa USA
June 7: A worker at the S.E.A. Aquarium in Singapore demonstrates a way to feed jellyfish.
June 8: A poster that says “I Am Ali” covers a wall at the Kentucky Center for the Arts in Louisville, Kentucky. A post horse that says “ I Am Ali ” covers a rampart at the Kentucky Center for the Arts in Louisville, Kentucky. A festival was held there for boxing legend Muhammad Ali, a Louisville native who died June 3 at the senesce of 74. Behind the scenes with Muhammad Ali Philip Scott Andrews for Flickroom
June 11: A member of the Queen’s Guard fainted during the Trooping the Color parade in London. He recovered and returned to duty, authorities said.
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June 12: People attend a candlelight vigil for the victims of People attend a candlelight vigil for the victims of the Orlando cabaret shooting. At least 49 people were killed in what was the deadliest batch film in US history . Joshua Lim/AP
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June 12: Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator and star of the hip-hop musical “Hamilton,” performs at the Tony Awards. The Broadway smash, about the life of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator and asterisk of the rap musical “ Hamilton, ” performs at the Tony Awards. The Broadway bang up, about the life of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, won 11 awards — one inadequate of the record set by “ The Producers ” in 2001 . Evan Agostini/Invision/APJune 15: Former Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius walks without his prosthetic legs during Former Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius walks without his prosthetic legs during his sentencing listening in Pretoria, South Africa. His lawyer was arguing that he was a vulnerable visualize who should receive a lesser prison term for the 2014 mangle of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. In July, a evaluator sentenced him to six years in prison . Siphiwe Sibeko/Getty ImagesJune 15: An Israeli army soldier aims his laser sight at a camera during a night raid in Hebron, West Bank. The army was carrying out raids in the West Bank, searching houses and making arrests a week after An israeli united states army soldier aims his laser sight at a television camera during a night raid in Hebron, West Bank. The army was carrying out raids in the West Bank, searching houses and making arrests a week after terrorists killed four Israelis at a popular food and shop complex in Tel Aviv, Israel . ABED AL HASHLAMOUN/EPA
June 19: A cat rides on a motorcycle in Rio de Janeiro. The man in the photo said he always rides with his cat.
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June 21: Lucy Lugo, wife of fallen police officer Endy Ekpanya, comforts their son, Julian, during his funeral service in Houston. Ekpanya, a police officer in Pearland, Texas, died after his patrol car was struck by another vehicle.
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June 28: Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, speaks to Nigel Farage, leader of the UK Independence Party, at a meeting of the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium. Farage, the most vocal architect of Britain’s seismic decision to leave the European Union, gloated to the Parliament as members booed and turned their backs on him. Juncker Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the united states of the european Commission, speaks to Nigel Farage, leader of the UK Independence Party, at a meeting of the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium. Farage, the most vocal architect of Britain ‘s seismic decision to leave the European Union, gloated to the Parliament as members booed and turned their backs on him. Juncker fired back in his own language. “ You were fighting for the exit, the british people voted in favor of the passing. Why are you here ? ” he said . JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty ImagesJune 29: Travelers embrace outside Istanbul’s Ataturk airport after a deadly terror attack there. Three terrorists armed with bombs and guns Travelers embrace outside Istanbul ‘s Ataturk airport after a deadly terror attack there. Three terrorists armed with bombs and guns attacked the chief international terminal, opening fire and finally detonating their devices. turkey in the shadow of terror Defne Karadeniz/Getty ImagesJuly 7: Police respond to a scene where shots were fired in downtown Dallas. Five police officers Police answer to a fit where shots were fired in downtown Dallas. Five police officers were fatally shot during a protest over patrol shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota. Seven other officers were injured in the ambush, as were two civilians. The attacker was killed by a bomb-carrying police automaton after negotiations failed . LM Otero/APJuly 9: A young woman stands in the street as two police officers move in to arrest her near the headquarters of the Baton Rouge Police Department in Louisiana. She was one of hundreds of protesters A young charwoman stands in the street as two police officers move in to arrest her near the headquarter of the Baton Rouge Police Department in Louisiana. She was one of hundreds of protesters who blocked a Baton Rouge roadway to decry patrol ferociousness . Jonathan Bachman/REUTERS/Newscom
July 11: A hamerkop tosses a toad in its mouth at Kruger National Park in South Africa.
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July 15: Evidence stickers and bullet holes are seen on the windshield of the truck used in a terrorist attack in Nice, France. A man evidence stickers and bullet holes are seen on the windshield of the hand truck used in a terrorist attack in Nice, France. A world measuredly drove a truck into a herd, killing 84 people on Bastille Day. Authorities said the man plotted his attack for months with “ support and accomplices. ” life after the hand truck attack Andrew Testa/The New York TImes/ReduxJuly 15: The Rev. Jesse Jackson consoles Alton Sterling’s son, Cameron, at Sterling’s funeral in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sterling, 37, was fatally shot by police in Baton Rouge on July 5. Vigils and memorials The Rev. Jesse Jackson consoles Alton Sterling ‘s son, Cameron, at Sterling ‘s funeral in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sterling, 37, was fatally shot by patrol in Baton Rouge on July 5. Vigils and memorials spread across the state after cell telephone video recording of the tear was shared wide on social media. Federal authorities are still investigating what happened . Sean Gardner/Getty ImagesJuly 16: Turkish soldiers surrender on Istanbul’s Bosphorus Bridge after a failed coup attempt. At least 246 people were killed and more than 1,500 were injured in violence that broke out the night before. Thousands were detained, and the country turkish soldiers surrender on Istanbul ‘s Bosphorus Bridge after a failed coup d’etat try. At least 246 people were killed and more than 1,500 were injured in ferocity that broke out the night before. Thousands were detained, and the country went into a department of state of hand brake. Stringer/Getty ImagesJuly 21: Donald Trump, the Republican Party’s presidential nominee, delivers a speech at Donald Trump, the Republican Party ‘s presidential campaigner, delivers a manner of speaking at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. “ I have had a truly great life in business, ” he said as he accepted the nominating speech. “ But nowadays, my lone and exclusive mission is to go to work for our country — to go to work for you. It ‘s time to deliver a victory for the american english people. ” Unprecedented : A race like no other David Hume Kennerly For Flickroom
July 26: A thunderstorm occurs over Mount Sakurajima as the volcano erupts in Tarumizu, Japan.
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July 27: Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee, holds up a glass as Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party ‘s presidential campaigner, holds up a field glass as she celebrates backstage at the democratic National Convention. Among those joining her were her husband, early US President Bill Clinton, and her running spouse, US Sen Tim Kaine . Callie Shell for FlickroomJuly 30: Skydiver Luke Aikins lands in a safety net in Simi Valley, California. He is Skydiver Luke Aikins lands in a condom final in Simi Valley, California. He is the first person to land safely without a chute after jumping from 25,000 feet. Mark Davis/Getty Images
July 30: The barrel of a tank is seen as the vehicle moves across challenging terrain in Alabino, Russia. It was part of the International Army Games, a competition that involved troops from Russia and several other nations.
August 7: Performers dressed as Pikachu, a character from the Pokemon franchise, ride an elevator during the “Pikachu Outbreak” event in Yokohama, Japan. Hundreds of Pikachus were appearing at city landmarks to attract visitors in the Minato Mirai area.
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August 9: The Olympic diving pool turned green in Rio de Janeiro. Officials The Olympic diving pool turned greens in Rio de Janeiro. Officials blamed the color change on a chemical asymmetry in the body of water, but they said there were no health risks to the athletes . Adam Pretty/Getty ImagesAugust 10: New York City police grab a man who was New York City police grab a serviceman who was climbing the Trump Tower using elephantine suction cups. The 19-year-old was arrested and taken to Bellevue Hospital for a psychological evaluation, according to a law enforcement official. He was late charged with foolhardy hazard and criminal transgress . PETER FOLEY/EPA
August 13: A young daredevil, center, waits for her turn as another person rides a motorbike around the “Devil’s Barrel” at a carnival in Deli Serdang, Indonesia.
August 14: Brazil’s Globo media group released surveillance footage that shows US swimmers Ryan Lochte, James Feigen, Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz at a gas station in Rio de Janeiro. The Olympians initially said they were robbed at gunpoint there by men in police uniforms. Brazilian police Brazil ‘s Globo media group released surveillance footage that shows US swimmers Ryan Lochte, James Feigen, Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz at a gasoline place in Rio de Janeiro. The Olympians initially said they were robbed at point there by men in patrol uniforms. brazilian patrol said the athletes concocted a history to cover up an act of vandalism that led to a confrontation with security guards . GloboAugust 14: Danielle Blount and her 3-month-old baby, Ember, wait to be rescued by the Louisiana Army National Guard near Walker, Louisiana. More than 30,000 people Danielle Blount and her 3-month-old baby, Ember, wait to be rescued by the Louisiana Army National Guard near Walker, Louisiana. More than 30,000 people were rescued in southern Louisiana after heavy rains caused flood . Max Becherer/APAugust 14: Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt looks back at his Olympic competitors during a 100-meter semifinal. Bolt jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt looks second at his Olympic competitors during a 100-meter semifinal. Bolt won the final examination a short time late, becoming the first man in history to win the 100 meters at three true Olympic Games . Cameron Spencer/Getty ImagesAugust 17: This still image, taken from a video posted by the Aleppo Media Center, shows a young boy in an ambulance after an airstrike in Aleppo, Syria. It took nearly an hour to dig the boy, This placid visualize, taken from a video recording posted by the Aleppo Media Center, shows a young boy in an ambulance after an airstrike in Aleppo, Syria. It took about an hour to dig the male child, identified as Omran Daqneesh, out from the debris, an activist told Flickroom. The airstrike destroyed his home, where he lived with his parents and two siblings . Mahmud Rslan/Anadolu Agency/Getty ImagesAugust 24: A rescued woman is carried away on a stretcher after A rescued woman is carried away on a stretcher after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake in Amatrice, Italy. The earthquake devastated towns across cardinal Italy and killed more than 250 people . Massimo Percossi/APAugust 26: More than 300 wild reindeer More than 300 wild caribou were killed by a single lightning rap in cardinal Norway. Kjartan Knutsen, a spokesman for the norwegian Environment Agency, said the caribou were huddled together because of the badly weather in Hardangervidda National Park. Humans rarely visit the distant area . Haavard Kjoentvedt/NTB scanpix/Sipa USA
August 29: Migrants swim away from a crowded wooden boat as they are rescued in the Mediterranean Sea north of Sabratha, Libya. Thousands were rescued from more than 20 boats.
September 5: Roman Catholic nuns from the Missionaries of Charity attend a service for the late Mother Teresa in Kolkata, India. Mother Teresa, who devoted her life to helping the poor and ill in India, Roman Catholic nuns from the Missionaries of Charity attend a service for the late Mother Teresa in Kolkata, India. Mother Teresa, who devoted her life to helping the poor people and ill in India, was declared a canonize by Pope Francis on September 4 . DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty ImagesSeptember 7: A woman and man in East Liverpool, Ohio, are seen passed out from a drug overdose as a child sits in the back seat of a car. The East Liverpool city administration A woman and man in East Liverpool, Ohio, are seen passed out from a drug overdose as a child sits in the back seat of a car. The East Liverpool city administration posted the photograph on Facebook, along with one other prototype, in order to show the crushing effects of heroin addiction. Rhonda Pasek, the child ‘s grandma who is seen in the photograph, was sentenced to 180 days in imprison and ordered to pay $ 280 in fines after pleading no contest to endangering a child and disorderly lead and public poisoning. Editor ‘s note : A part of this photograph has been blurred by Flickroom because of the age of the subject . East Liverpool Police DepartmentSeptember 21: Wax figures of celebrity couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are moved apart at Madame Tussauds London. Jolie Wax figures of celebrity couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are moved apart at Madame Tussauds London. Jolie had precisely filed for disassociate, citing irreconcilable differences. The actors were married in August 2014 . Yui Mok/PA Wire/ZUMA PressSeptember 22: A protester embraces a member of the National Guard in Charlotte, North Carolina. Violent protests A demonstrator embraces a penis of the National Guard in Charlotte, North Carolina. fierce protests erupted in Charlotte following the death of Keith Lamont Scott, who was shot by patrol in an apartment complex parking draw. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney said Scott exited his car with a gunman and that he was shoot after he would n’t drop it. Scott ‘s class said he was unarmed and sitting in his car reading a record. A two-month probe former determined that the patrol policeman was justified in shooting Scott and that “ all the credible evidence ” led to the decision that Scott was armed. Mecklenburg County District Attorney Andrew Murray said he did n’t reach the conclusions alone ; a total of 15 prosecutors unanimously agreed with the decision . Jeff Siner/AP
September 23: A waterspout passes near a beach in Turkey’s Hatay Province.
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September 26: A staff member at the Tate Britain art museum poses next to Anthea Hamilton’s “Project for a Door” during a press preview in London. A staff penis at the Tate Britain artwork museum poses adjacent to Anthea Hamilton ‘s “ Project for a Door ” during a press preview in London. A profoundly spirit into the artwork populace ‘s most controversial award : The Turner Prize Carl Court/Getty ImagesSeptember 28: Baseball fans and members of the Miami Marlins organization surround the hearse carrying Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, baseball fans and members of the Miami Marlins administration surround the hearse carrying Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, who died in a boating accident. Fernandez, a 24-year-old native of Santa Clara, Cuba, was a beloved visualize in Miami, where so many of his countrymen have settled and prospered. He was a two-time All-Star and the National League ‘s Rookie of the year in 2013 . Joe Raedle/Getty Images
October 2: People form a human tower during an annual competition in Tarragona, Spain.
October 5: Anias and Jadon McDonald, twins who were born conjoined at the head in September 2015, are seen eight days before Anias and Jadon McDonald, twins who were born conjoined at the head in September 2015, are seen eight days before they were surgically separated at a New York hospital. The routine, known as craniopagus surgery, is so rare that it has been conducted only 59 times since 1952. Flickroom was allowed single access to the operating room and the McDonald family . Krisanne Johnson/Verbatim for Flickroom
October 7: Veterinary nurse Lauren Emmett carries out a procedure on a dog in London.
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October 8: A woman cries as the coffin of Roberto Laguerre is carried away for burial in Jeremie, Haiti. Laguerre, 32, died when the wall of a church next to his home fell during A charwoman cries as the coffin of Roberto Laguerre is carried away for burying in Jeremie, Haiti. Laguerre, 32, died when the wall of a church next to his dwelling fell during Hurricane Matthew. Dieu Nalio Chery/AP
October 17: A passenger jet passes over a house as it prepares to land at London’s Heathrow Airport.
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October 17: Fans dressed as “Star Wars” characters Darth Vader and Chewbacca use the bathroom during a film festival in Antalya, Turkey.
October 18: Police stand guard at the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, where the body of King Bhumibol Adulyadej was enshrined. Police stand guard duty at the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, where the consistency of King Bhumibol Adulyadej was enshrined. The King ‘s death was announced October 13. He was 88 . Sakchai Lalit/APOctober 19: Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton gestures to the crowd after democratic campaigner Hillary Clinton gestures to the crowd after the final examination presidential consider, which took station in Las Vegas. There was no handshake between her and republican campaigner Donald Trump . Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
October 24: A child’s body is seen at a makeshift hospital after a cluster bomb attack in Douma, Syria.
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October 26: Smoke rises from Smoke rises from “ The Jungle, ” a improvised migrant camp in Calais, France, that authorities began dismantling on October 24. During evacuations, some of the migrants set shelters on fire. By the center of the workweek, more than 4,400 people had been bused out of Calais to other regions of the nation. The town is known for being a major transit period for migrants trying to reach Great Britain . Guillaume Pinon/NurPhoto/Sipa USA
October 27: Red deer fight at a wildlife park in Bonn, Germany.
October 31: A woman is caned in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. The province of Aceh is strictly Muslim and is the only province in the country implementing Sharia law. Public canings happen there regularly and often attract huge crowds.
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November 3: The Chicago Cubs celebrate The Chicago Cubs observe after winning Game 7 of the World Series. The Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians in 10 innings to end the longest championship drought in major US sports. The Cubs had n’t won the World Series since 1908 . Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Getty ImagesNovember 8: A man reacts as he watches voting results at the Javits Center in New York City. Supporters of Hillary Clinton had their hopes shattered after Republican nominee Donald Trump A valet reacts as he watches voting results at the Javits Center in New York City. Supporters of Hillary Clinton had their hopes shattered after republican campaigner Donald Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States. Gabriella Demczuk for Flickroom
November 9: An image of Donald Trump is projected onto the Empire State Building in New York after Trump became President-elect of the United States.
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November 10: US President-elect Donald Trump shakes hands with President Barack Obama US President-elect Donald Trump shakes hands with President Barack Obama during a touch at the White House. “ My No. 1 priority in the following two months is to try to facilitate a transition that ensures our President-elect is successful, ” Obama said . Pablo Martinez Monsivais/APNovember 10: Orange County Fire and Rescue Orange County Fire and Rescue tweeted this image of a bald eagle trapped in a storm drain in Orange County, Florida. The other eagle pictured fly away. Flickroom affiliate WFTV reported that the bird was trapped for about 90 minutes . OCFireRescue/TwitterNovember 11: A member of Iraq’s special forces guards two suspected ISIS fighters found hiding in a house in Mosul, Iraq. An Iraqi-led offensive was launched in October A member of Iraq ‘s particular forces guards two suspect ISIS fighters found hiding in a house in Mosul, Iraq. An Iraqi-led nauseating was launched in October to reclaim Mosul, Iraq ‘s second-largest city and the last major stronghold for ISIS in the state . Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty ImagesNovember 14: Crowds in Fremantle, Australia, look at a supermoon. NASA scientists said the moon Crowds in Fremantle, Australia, look at a supermoon. NASA scientists said the moonlight was brighter than it had appeared at any point in the death 68 years. Paul Kane/Getty Images
November 14: A cat named James wears a collar and tie as he looks out the window of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. The embassy has been home to FlickroomLeaks founder Julian Assange for more than four years now.
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November 20: Police use a water cannon on people protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. The Police use a water cannon on people protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. The Dakota Access Pipeline is a $ 3.7 billion project that would cross four states and change the landscape of the US unrefined petroleum issue. But the Standing Rock Sioux tribe says the grapevine would affect its drinking-water provision and destroy its hallowed sites . Stephanie Keith/REUTERS/NewscomNovember 21: Six children were killed after a school bus Six children were killed after a school bus crashed and flipped over in Chattanooga, Tennessee. More than a twelve other students were injured — some with hard pass or spinal anesthesia injuries — and the driver faces charges of foolhardy drive and vehicular homicide . Chattanooga Fire DepartmentNovember 28: SWAT team members walk up the steps of a parking garage after SWAT team members walk up the steps of a parking garage after an attack on the campus of Ohio State University. Authorities said Abdul Razak Ali Artan, an 18-year-old student, rammed his car into a group of pedestrians before using a butch knife to cut respective people. At least 11 people were hospitalized. Artan was fatally shot by a campus police military officer . Jay LaPrete/APNovember 30: The ashes of longtime Cuban leader Fidel Castro are driven through the streets of Havana, Cuba. Cubans The ashes of longtime Cuban leader Fidel Castro are driven through the streets of Havana, Cuba. Cubans gathered across the area to see his remains make their way to Santiago de Cuba . STR/AFP/Getty ImagesNovember 30: A burned car sits in a parking lot after a wildfire swept through Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Gatlinburg city officials declared mandatory evacuations in several areas as firefighters A cauterize car sits in a parking draw after a wildfire swept through Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Gatlinburg city officials declared mandatary evacuations in several areas as firefighters battled at least 14 fires in and around the city. Mark Humphrey/APNovember 30: Players from the Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense mourn their fallen teammates Players from the brazilian soccer team Chapecoense mourn their fallen teammates during a tribute at the team ‘s stadium in Chapeco, Brazil. A charter airplane carrying 77 people, including most players from Chapecoense, crashed near Rionegro, Colombia, on November 28. Seventy-one people were killed, officials said. Six survived : three players, two crew members and one journalist . Andre Penner/APDecember 4: Edgar Maddison Welch, a 28-year-old from Salisbury, North Carolina, surrenders to police outside a pizzeria in the nation’s capital. He was later charged with assault with a dangerous weapon. Washington’s Metropolitan Police Department said Welch admitted he had come Edgar Maddison Welch, a 28-year-old from Salisbury, North Carolina, surrenders to police outside a pizzeria in the nation ‘s capital. He was belated charged with assault with a dangerous weapon. Washington ‘s Metropolitan Police Department said Welch admitted he had come to investigate “ Pizza Gate, ” a assumed on-line conspiracy theory. Two firearms were recovered inside the restaurant, and an extra weapon was recovered from the defendant ‘s vehicle, police said . Sathi Soma/APDecember 5: The remains of the Ghost Ship warehouse are seen in Oakland, California. A fire that The remains of the Ghost Ship warehouse are seen in Oakland, California. A fire that killed 36 people ravaged the warehouse during a dance party on December 2. The campaign of the fire is still under investigation, authorities said. See 2015 : The year in pictures JOSH EDELSON/AFPGetty Images
December 12: Children dressed as Santa Claus participate in a parade that collected food for the needy in Lisbon, Portugal.
December 15: Arabic writing that reads “some day we will return” is seen on a bus window as civilians evacuate Aleppo, Syria. Arabic writing that reads “ some day we will return ” is seen on a bus topology window as civilians evacuate Aleppo, Syria. The evacuations began under a newly ceasefire between rebels and pro-government forces . KARAM AL-MASRI/AFP/Getty ImagesDecember 19: A gunman gestures after A gunman gestures after assassinating Andrey Karlov, the russian ambassador to Turkey, at a photograph exhibition in Ankara, Turkey. Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said the gunman was Mevlut Mert Altintas, a turkish patrol officeholder. In a video circulating on social media, the shooter was heard yelling, “ Allahu akbar ( God is greatest ). Do not forget Aleppo ! Do not forget Syria ! Do not forget Aleppo ! Do not forget Syria ! ” Russia is the most potent ally of the syrian regimen and has carried out airstrikes since September 2015 to prop up embattled leader Bashar al-Assad. Karlov, 62, had served in Ankara since July 2013 . Burhan Ozbilici/AP
December 28: Women mourn the death of a family member in Toba Tek Singh, Pakistan. Local police said dozens of people were killed and many transported to hospitals after they consumed contaminated alcohol during the Christmas holidays.