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23 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From Jon Stewart’s emotional plea to Congress in support of funding for 9/11 first responders to the massive Hong Kong extradition protests, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.

Posted on June 14, 2019, at 5:08 p.m. ET

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FealGood Foundation cofounder John Feal hugs former Daily Show host Jon Stewart during a House Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, June 11.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo walks near where a helicopter crash-landed on top of a building in Midtown Manhattan, June 10.

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Outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks alongside President Donald Trump at the White House on June 13. Trump made the surprise announcement Sanders’ departure Thursday.

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks from the State Department briefing room June 13 in Washington, DC.

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A Guatemalan immigrant recently released from federal detention holds an envelope as he waits inside a McAllen, Texas, bus depot June 11.

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Athens Pride Parade, June 8.

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A visitor takes a selfie with an abandoned bus during a tour in Chernobyl, Ukraine, June 7.

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Cuba Gooding Jr. appears in criminal court in New York City on June 13. Gooding Jr. turned himself in to police Thursday for forcibly touching a woman.

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Protesters face off with police after they fired tear gas during a rally against a controversial extradition law proposal outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong, June 12.

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Police officers use a water cannon on a lone protester near the government headquarters in Hong Kong, June 12.

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Eddy Vladimir Féliz García, in custody in connection with the shooting of former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, is transferred by police to court in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, June 11.

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Participants attend a march marking the second anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire in London, June 14.

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Police officers remove the chains of climate activists demonstrating outside the Chancellery in Berlin on June 11.

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A protester tries to block the path of members of the National Socialist Movement, a white nationalist group, as it demonstrates against the LGBT event Motor City Pride in Detroit, June 8.

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Fighters loyal to the Government of National Accord in Libya open fire during clashes with forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, June 13.

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French schoolchildren lay flowers in the village’s British military cemetery during a remembrance service in honor of D-Day in Caen, France, June 8.

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Soldiers and civilians commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Eighth US Army at Camp Humphreys in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, June 8.

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The revolver believed to be the gun Vincent van Gogh used to kill himself in 1890 is on public display at Paris’s Drouot auction house, June 19.

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Angelina Jolie meets with children who fled Venezuela at the Integrated Assistance Center in Maicao, Colombia, June 8.

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Four peregrine falcon chicks are ringed and measured at the Salisbury Cathedral in Salisbury, England, June 10.

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Toronto Raptors fans celebrate their team's win in Game 6 of the NBA Finals in in Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 14.

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Ali Stroker (right) won Best Featured Actress in a Musical for Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! at the 73rd Tony Awards, June 9. Laura Benanti and Anthony Ramos presented the award.

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A visitor looks at an exhibit at the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space in Prague, June 14.

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