McCarthy, Pope, Spicer & more — it happened today: May 12 in pictures

Actress Melissa McCarthy portrays White House press secretary Sean Spicer while taping a segment for Saturday Night Live in New York; a person takes a photo of Pope Francis with a mobile phone in Portugal; Spicer listens to a question during a White House press briefing. These are some of the photos of the day. (AP/EPA/Getty/Reuters/Zuma)

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McCarthy, Pope, Spicer & more — it happened today: May 12 in pictures

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Melissa McCarthy taping a segment for SNL

Actress Melissa McCarthy portrays White House spokesman Sean Spicer, while taping a segment for Saturday Night Live on May 12, 2017, in New York. (Photo: Bebeto Matthews/AP)

Lost their gloves in Colombo

A pair of gloves belonging to a security officer hangs on a door lock near a checkpoint before Indiaís Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves the United Nations Vesak Day Conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka on May 12, 2017. (Photo: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters)

Mobile phone photo of the Pope

A person takes a photo of Pope Francis with a mobile phone during his flight to Portugal, prior to visiting Fatima shrine on May 12, 2017. (Photo: Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images)

One-day-old baby giraffe makes debut

One-day-old baby giraffe calf Gus looks at the camera at Noah’s Ark farm on May 12, 2017 in Bristol, England. The baby giraffe was born yesterday at the zoo farm in North Somerset. In the wild, populations of giraffes are suffering from a continuing decline, with 97,500 estimated in Africa in 2015. Since 1985 the total giraffe population has fallen by 35%. New arrival Gus joins brothers George, 4 and Geoffrey, 2. (Photo: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Cleanliness campaign at the historical in Bhopal

Social workers clean during a cleanliness campaign at the historical, Bada Bagh Bawdi in Bhopal, India, May 12, 2017. Bada Bagh Bawdi is a historical pond built during the rule of Bhopal Nawab ruler, Qudsia Begum who ruled between 1819 to 1837. (Photo: Sanjeev Gupta/EPA)

A boy looks at a whale shaped art installation in Cavite

A boy looks at a whale shaped art installation that is made of plastic and trash made by environmental activist group Greenpeace Philippines, lying along the shore in Naic, Cavite, in the Philippines May 12, 2017. (Photo: Erik De Castro/Reuters)

A rescue worker on a railroad crossing in Horgen

A rescue worker and a Swiss police officer stand beside a truck transporting beverages which crashed with a suburban train on a railroad crossing in Horgen, Switzerland on May 12, 2017. (Photo: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters)

Splashed by teammate on ice

Gabriel Landeskog of Sweden pours water over his team mate Joel Eriksson Ek who scored a goal, at the 2017 IIHF World Championship on May 12, 2017. (Photo: Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters)

Questions for Sean Spicer

Sean Spicer, White House press secretary, listens to a question during a White House press briefing in Washington, D.C., May 12, 2017. (Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Opposition supporters in chains rally in Caracas

Opposition supporters rally against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, May 12, 2017. (Photo: Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters)

Protester hurls back tear gas canister in the West Bank

A Palestinian protester hurls back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during clashes in the West Bank village of Beita, near Nablus on May 12, 2017. (Photo: Mohamad Torokman/Reuters)

Officers collect evidence as they investigate crime scene

Security officers collect evidence as they investigate crime scene after a bomb exploded next to a convoy of deputy chairman of the Pakistan Senate, Senator Ghafoor Haideri in Mastung, Pakistan, May 12, 2017. (Photo: Naseer Ahmed/Reuters)

Spring floods in Ishim

Destroyed houses in the town of Ishim, Tyumen Region. According to the Tyumen Region Branch of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry 5934 summer houses and 53 residential houses are flooded in the town of Ishim, 674 summer houses and 77 residential houses are flooded in the Ishim District. (Photo: Dmitry FeoktistovTASS via Getty Images)

Reflections at Hong Kong Stock Exchange

People walk outside the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Friday, May 12, 2017. Asian stock markets were mostly lower Friday as investors remained cautious amid U.S. political uncertainty and poor retailer earnings. (Photo: Kin Cheung/AP)

Pilgrims embrace in Portugal

A group of pilgrims from Lisbon embrace after their arrival at the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima, May 12 2017, in Fatima, Portugal. Pope Francis will canonize on Saturday two poor, illiterate shepherd children whose visions of the Virgin Mary 100 years ago marked one of the most important events of the 20th-century Catholic Church. (Photo: Paulo Duarte/AP)

\’\’Dog & Cat\’\’ Fair in Germany

Two pugs pose during a photo call for the fair ”Dog & Cat” in Dortmund, Germany, May 12, 2017. The fair with 170 exhibitors will take place in the Westfalenhalls from May 19th to the 21st of 2017. (Photo: Ina Fassbender/DPA via ZUMA Press)

NFL rookie minicamp

Philadelphia Eagles’ Marcus Johnson catches a pass during an NFL football rookie minicamp at the team’s training facility in Philadelphia, May 12, 2017. (Photo: Matt Rourke/AP)

AG Sessions receives award at the Justice Department

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions attends an event where he received an award from the Sergeants Benevolent Association of New York City, at the Justice Department in Washington, DC, May 12, 2017. Sessions spoke at the event discussing his decision to instruct prosecutors to pursue stricter punishments for drug trade crimes, reversing policy under former Attorney General Eric Holder. (Photo: Michael Reynolds/EPA)

Chinese honor guard welcome Uzbek President

Members of a Chinese honor guard line up in formation before a welcome ceremony for Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, May 12, 2017. (Photo: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)

Protester kicks riot police shield

An anti-government protester kicks at riot police blocking a march of elders against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, May 12, 2017. The protest billed as the “March of the Grandparents” comes on the heels of six weeks of political unrest that have left some three dozens killed. (Photo: Fernando Llano/AP)

Eye on the serve

Svetlana Kuznetsova from Russia serves the ball to Kristina Mladenovic from France during a Madrid Open tennis tournament match in Madrid, Spain, May 12, 2017. Mladenovic won 6-4- and 7-6. (Photo: Francisco Seco/AP)

Falcons stretch at camp

Atlanta Falcons players stretch during the team’s NFL football rookie minicamp in Flowery Branch, Ga., May 12, 2017. (Photo: David Goldman/AP)

Pope Francis presides a vigil prayer

Pope Francis presides a vigil prayer and candle blessing at the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima, May 12, 2017, in Fatima, Portugal. Pope Francis will canonize on Saturday two poor, illiterate shepherd children whose visions of the Virgin Mary 100 years ago marked one of the most important events of the 20th-century Catholic Church. (Photo: Nuno Andre Ferreira/Pool Photo via AP)

Faithful hold candles in Portugal

Faithful hold candles at the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima, May 12, 2017, in Fatima, Portugal. Pope Francis will canonize on Saturday two poor, illiterate shepherd children whose visions of the Virgin Mary 100 years ago marked one of the most important events of the 20th-century Catholic Church. (Photo: Alessandra Tarantino/AP)

Pope leads a candle light vigil prayer

Pope Francis leads a candle light vigil prayer at the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima, May 12 2017, in Fatima, Portugal. Pope Francis will canonize on Saturday two poor, illiterate shepherd children whose visions of the Virgin Mary 100 years ago marked one of the most important events of the 20th-century Catholic Church. (Photo: Paulo Duarte/AP)

Odor is tagged out at home

Texas Rangers’ Rougned Odor, left, is tagged out at home by Oakland Athletics catcher Stephen Vogt as Odor was trying to score on a ball hit by Carlos Gomez during the second inning of a baseball game, May 12, 2017, in Arlington, Texas. (Photo: Tony Gutierrez/AP)

Joey Gallo throws his helmet in celebration

Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Santiago Casilla (46) walks off the field as Texas Rangers’ Joey Gallo throws his helmet in celebration as he approaches the plate following his walk-off three-run home run in a baseball game, May 12, 2017, in Arlington, Texas. The Rangers won 5-2. (Photo: Tony Gutierrez/AP)

Cain and Perez celebrate win

Kansas City Royals’ Salvador Perez, left, and Lorenzo Cain (6) celebrate after the team’s baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles on May 12, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals won 3-2. (Photo: Charlie Riedel/AP)

Arenado tags out Puig

Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado, left, tags out Los Angeles Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig, who tried to stretch a double into a triple during the sixth inning of a baseball game, May 12, 2017, in Denver. The Dodgers won 6-2. (Photo: David Zalubowski/AP)

Predators Neal celebrates after scoring

Nashville Predators James Neal, left, celebrates after scoring against the Anaheim Ducks off an assist by defenseman P.K. Subban, right, in overtime of Game 1 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals, May 12, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. The Predators won 3-2. (Photo: Chris Carlson/AP)

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