Top News Photos: Mexican Police Detains Hundreds in Caravan Raid


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A Central American migrant woman and her son are taken into custody by a Mexican Federal Police agent on the highway to Pijijiiapan, Mexico, April 22, 2019. Mexican police and immigration agents detained hundreds of migrants on Monday in the largest single raid on a migrant caravan since the groups started moving through Mexico.

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A woman cries during a mass burial near St. Sebastian's Church on April 23, 2019, in Negombo, Sri Lanka. Over 300 people were killed, with hundreds more injured, after coordinated attack on churches and hotels on Easter Sunday rocked three churches and three luxury hotels in and around Colombo as well as at Batticaloa in Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan authorities declared a state of emergency on Monday as police arrested 24 people so far in connection with the suicide bombs.

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Rescuers continue to search for survivors following Monday's magnitude 6.1 earthquake that caused a commercial building to collapse in Porac, Philippines, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. The earthquake that struck the northern Philippines trapped people in a collapsed building, damaged an airport terminal and knocked out power in at least one province, officials said.

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Former Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes leaves the Robert F. Peckham U.S. Federal Court on April 22, 2019, in San Jose, California. Holmes and former Theranos COO Ramesh Balwani are both facing charges of conspiracy and wire fraud for allegedly engaging in a multimillion-dollar scheme to defraud investors with the Theranos blood testing lab services.

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Sri Lankan security forces approach the site after a vehicle parked near St. Anthony's shrine exploded in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 22, 2019. Hundreds were killed or injured after the Easter Sunday bombings.

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A car burns after petrol bombs were thrown at police in the Creggan area of Londonderry, in Northern Ireland, Thursday, April 18, 2019. A gunman shot and killed journalist Lyra McKee, 29, was shot and killed during the rioting in what police are calling a "terrorist act". Police blame the New IRA for the violence.

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An image made available by on April 17, 2019, shows an aerial shot of the fire damage to Notre Dame cathedral in Paris on Tuesday, April 16. Nearly $1 billion has already poured in from ordinary worshippers and high-powered magnates around the world to restore Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after it was damaged in a massive fire on Monday.

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Columbine High School principal Scott Christy, right, and officers watch students leave school late Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Littleton, Colorado, following a lockdown at Columbine High School and other Denver area schools. A South Florida woman lock down for part of Tuesday and all of Wednesday. Authorities say she is "infatuated" with the shooting.

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Fallen debris from the burnt out roof structure sits near the altar inside Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Authorities declared Tuesday morning that the blaze had been contained as firefighters hosed the south side of the transept to cool down the building, and a district around the cathedral was sealed as military and police patrolled the area.

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Flames and smoke rise from Notre Dame cathedral as it burns in Paris, Monday, April 15, 2019. Parisians and tourists alike were caught unawares as the 12th-century cathedral built at the heart of Paris suddenly caught on fire Monday afternoon. The fire raged for hours before it was extinguished.

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Pete Buttigieg officially threw his hat into the growing pool of Democrat candidates for the White House after the South Bend mayor announced his intention to run in the 2020 campaign at a rally in South Bend, Indiana, on April 14, 2019. Buttigieg, considered a possible contender since January, has been drumming up support for his run during several recent campaign swings through Iowa. He will be the first openly gay major party nominee.

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People crowd around the hearse carrying slain rapper Nipsey Hussle as it arrives to Angelus Funeral Home on April 11, 2019, in Los Angeles, California. Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed in front of his store, The Marathon Clothing, on March 31, 2019 in Los Angeles.

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Pallbearers onstage during Nipsey Hussle's final sendoff on April 11, 2019, in Los Angeles, California. Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed in front of his store, The Marathon Clothing, on March 31.

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London police carry WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange out of the Ecuadorean embassy on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Ecuador revoked asylum for Assange, who was holed up at the embassy since 2012, which allowed for his arrest. Metropolitan Police Service announced that he was also arrested on behalf of U.S. authorities over sealed federal charges in the Eastern District of Virginia.

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A black hole is seen at the center of Messier 87 in the Virgo galaxy cluster, 55 million light-years from Earth, in the first photo ever released of a black hole on April 10, 2019. Scientists with the Event Horizon Telescope released the image in a special issue of The Astrophysical Journal Letters.

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Elizabeth Medrano Escobedo, left, mother of Christian Escobedo, who was killed by Los Angeles police, comforts Ciara Hamilton, whose cousin Diante Yarber was killed by Barstow police, during an assembly hearing on legislation to restrict the use of deadly force by police on April 9, 2019, in Sacramento, California. Both women both spoke in support of the AB392 bill, which would restrict when police can use deadly force.

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Jamilia Land, a friend of the family of police shooting victim Stephon Clark, holds up a cellphone during a hearing on legislation to restrict the use of deadly force by police on April 9, 2019, in Sacramento, California. Sacramento Police officers mistook the cellphone Clark was holding for a gun when he was shot and killed in 2018.

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Pedestrians walk past the Yeshiva Kehilath Yakov School in the south Williamsburg neighborhood of New York City, April 9, 2019. The city's mayor has ordered all yeshivas in a heavily Orthodox Jewish section of Brooklyn to exclude all students who aren't vaccinated against measles from classes or face fines or possible closure. The order comes amid a recent outbreak of over 285 cases of measles in Brooklyn and Queens, most of which were concentrated in Orthodox Jewish communities.

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Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla, and Donna Shalala, D-Fla., are told they would be denied access to visit the Homestead shelter for unaccompanied migrant children on April 8, 2019, in Homestead, Florida. The Democrat representatives were denied entry by the Department of Health and Human Services, despite a new law mandating Congressional access to the facility.

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Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a rally at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center on April 6, 2019, in Fairfield, Iowa. Sanders is proving to be an early front runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, amassing more funds and forming a strong voter base before any other nominee.

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People hold candles to commemorate the 1994 Rwandan genocide on April 7, 2019, at Amahoro Stadium in Kigali, Rwanda. The country is commemorating the 25th anniversary of the genocide in which 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were killed over a 100-day period.

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Protesting migrants clash with Greek police outside a refugee camp in Diavata, northern Greece, April 6, 2019. The protests continue for a third day outside an overcrowded migrant camp, with migrants throwing rocks at police and the latter responding with tear gas and stun grenades.

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Flowers are laid on top of a glass case containing the skulls of some of those who were slaughtered as they sought refuge, which was kept as a memorial to the thousands who were killed in and around a Ntarama, Rwanda, Catholic church during the 1994 genocide on April 5, 2019. Rwanda will commemorate the 25th anniversary of a genocide that saw the country descended into an orgy of violence. Some 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were massacred by the majority Hutu population over a 100-day period in what was the worst genocide in recent history.

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A man in a wheelchair is escorted from outside the High Court in Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday, April 5, 2019. A New Zealand judge has ordered that the man accused of killing 50 people at two New Zealand mosques to undergo two mental health tests to determine if he's fit to enter pleas in the case.

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Lori Loughlin arrives at federal court in Boston on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, to face charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal.

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Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at federal court in Boston on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, to face charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal.

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Lori Lightfoot, left, kisses her spouse Amy Eshleman at her election night party Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in Chicago. Lori Lightfoot elected Chicago mayor, making her the first African-American woman to lead the city.