Making headlines this week

Making headlines this week

IT'S THE CLIMB:Firefighters from departments outside New York support each other before a climb towards the 72nd floor of 4 World Trade Center during the "Runyon Up," a fundraiser for the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, Thursday, April 3, in New York. More than 700 people took part in the climb with the fastest male contender reaching the finish in just under 9 minutes and the first woman clocking in at just over 11 minutes. Photo: Associated Press

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The rainbow flag, a symbol of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, flies over a building next to Nelson’s Column monument in Trafalgar Square, right, in central London, Friday, March 28, to mark the start of same-sex weddings in the UK from Saturday March 29. It marks a profound shift in attitudes in a country that little more than a decade ago had a law on the books banning the “promotion” of homosexuality. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

An Afghan policeman rides on top of his armored vehicle as he rushes to the scene as Taliban militants attacked the main Afghan election commission’s headquarters on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, firing on the compound with rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns from a house outside its perimeter wall, Saturday, March 29. Dozens of employees and other people who had been inside the Independent Election Commission compound took cover in the basement, and no casualties were reported. But two warehouses were hit and set on fire, witnesses said. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

A RAAF ground crewmen stands in front of the moving propellors of a Royal Malaysian Air Force C-130 Hercules after it landed at RAAF Base Pearce to to help with the search for debris or wreckage of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in Perth, Australia, Saturday, March 29. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

Mark Wahlberg gets slimed at the 27th annual Kids’ Choice Awards at the Galen Center on Saturday, March 29, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Florida guard Scottie Wilbekin, right, kisses the NCAA trophy standing with teammates after the second half in a regional final game against Dayton at the NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, March 29, in Memphis, Tenn. Florida won 62-52. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov before the start of their meeting at the Russian Ambassador’s Residence to discuss Ukraine, in Paris, Sunday March 30. Kerry traveled to Paris for a last minute meeting with Lavrov. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Navigator John Jones explains the many options to a client seeking help buying health insurance at the Family Guidance Center Monday, March 31, in Springfield, Ill. People who don’t have health insurance had until midnight Monday to enroll or else they face federal tax penalties under the Affordable Care Act. More than 7 million Americans reportedly enrolled. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

George Uhl of Sterling Heights, Mich., is made up to look like a baseball before a baseball game between the Detroit Tigers and the Kansas City Royals in Detroit, Monday, March 31, on baseball’s Opening Day. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

The Las Vegas High Roller at The LINQ begins to operate on Monday, March 31, in Las Vegas. The 550-foot-tall attraction, which opened to the public on Monday, is the highest observation wheel in the world and features 28 cabins that can accommodate up to 40 people each. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Boston Red Sox player David “Big Papi” Ortiz takes a selfie with President Barack Obama, holding a Boston Red Sox jersey presented to the president during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, where the president honored the 2013 World Series baseball champion Boston Red Sox. In the background are pitchers Junichi Tazawa, left, Koji Uehara, right. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Clarence Ditlow, executive director of the Center for Auto Safety, displays a GM ignition switch similar to those linked to 13 deaths and dozens of crashes of General Motors small cars like the Chevy Cobalt, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 1. The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will look for answers today from GM CEO Mary Barra about a faulty ignition switch and mishandled recall of 2.6 million cars that’s been linked to 13 deaths and dozens of crashes. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Teodocio Perez, 71, covered with a thin layer of wet sand, looks out at the Pacific Ocean during his morning exercises on the Playa de Pescadores shore in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, April 2. Chilean authorities discovered surprisingly light damage Wednesday from a magnitude-8.2 quake that struck in the Pacific Ocean, Tuesday evening, near the mining port of Iquique, about 87 miles from the Peruvian border. Tsunami warnings issued for Chile, Peru and Ecuador have been lifted. Six deaths have been reported. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

Firefighters salute as the funeral procession for Boston Fire Lt. Edward Walsh rolls under a flag spanning Main Street enroute to St. Patrick’s Church in Watertown, Mass., Wednesday, April 2. Walsh and his colleague Michael Kennedy died after being trapped while battling a nine-alarm apartment fire in Boston on March 26. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, the senior officer on base, speaks with the media outside of an entrance to the Fort Hood military base following a shooting that occurred inside, Wednesday, April 2, in Fort Hood, Texas. Four people were killed, including the gunman, and 16 were wounded in the attack, authorities said. (AP Photo/Tamir Kalifa)

Tayler Drayton, 16, finishes painting words of support on a bus stop for those affected by a deadly mudslide nearly two weeks earlier nearby, Thursday, April 3, in Oso, Wash. More than a dozen people are listed as missing and 30 bodies have been found in debris from the March 22 landslide that broke off a steep hill, roared across the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River and buried a community at Oso, about 55 miles north of Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Firefighters from departments outside New York support each other before a climb towards the 72nd floor of 4 World Trade Center during the “Runyon Up,” a fundraiser for the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, Thursday, April 3, in New York. More than 700 people took part in the climb with the fastest male contender reaching the finish in just under 9 minutes and the first woman clocking in at just over 11 minutes. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Hong Kong violist Andrew Ling holds a rare 1719 viola called the “Macdonald” by Antonio Stradivari during a preview at the Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong Friday, April 4. A rare 1719 Stradivarius viola is expected to sell for more than US$45 million in a private sale by Sotheby’s. The auction house says that price would be a record for a musical instrument sold privately or at auction. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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