Trump, LGBT, Lavrov and more — it happened today: May 17 in pictures

President Trump pumps his fist as he addresses the graduating class of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy; an LGBT activist attends a rally against Homophobia and Transphobia in Kiev, Ukraine; an aide and Rep. Joe Crowley speak behind a photograph of President Trump and Sergey Lavrov. These are some of the photos of the day. (Photos: AP/EPA/Getty/Reuters)

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Trump, LGBT, Lavrov and more — it happened today: May 17 in pictures

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John Jaso slides safely at home

Pittsburgh Pirates’ John Jaso (28) slides safely past Washington Nationals catcher Jose Lobaton to score the second of two runs on a single by Andrew McCutchen during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, May 17, 2017. The Pirates won 6-1. (Photo: Gene J. Puskar/AP)

Jessica Chastain and Will Smith at the 70th Cannes Film Festival

Jury members Jessica Chastain and Will Smith pose at the 70th Cannes Film Festival, May 17, 2017. (Photo: Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters)

Fireworks explode over an illuminated Jacques Cartier Bridge

Fireworks explode over an illuminated Jacques Cartier Bridge to celebrate the city’s 375th birthday Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in Montreal. (Photo: Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

President Trump pumps his fist in New London

President Donald Trump pumps his fist as he addresses the graduating class of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy during commencement ceremonies in New London, Connecticut, May 17, 2017. (Photo: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

Perdue boots at Capitol Hill

The boots of Agriculture Secretary, former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue are seen as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 17, 2017, before a House Agriculture Committee hearing on “State of the Rural Economy.” (Photo: Alex Brandon/AP)

LGBT activist attends a rally in Kiev

An LGBT activist attends a rally against Homophobia and Transphobia in Kiev, Ukraine, May 17, 2017. (Photo: Gleb Garanich/Reuters)

U.S. Speaker of the House Ryan waits to speak to the press

U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan waits to speak to the press about President Donald Trump, James Comey and Russia investigations after a closed meeting of the Republican leadership of the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 17, 2017. (Photo: Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters)

Militant group protests against military exercises

Filipino anti-riot police are reflected on a protester’s sunglasses during a protest in Manila, Philippines, May 17, 2017. The protesters from the group Bayan reiterated its opposition to the US military presence in the Philippines. They are condemning Duterte’s administration in allowing the Philippine and US military exercises to take place, stating that it goes against Duterte’s vow to pursue an independent foreign policy. (Photo: Mark R. Cristino/EPA)

4th Islamic Solidarity Games

Ivan Efremov of Uzbekistan competes in the Men’s Weighlifting 105 kg finals during day three of Baku 2017 – 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at Weightlifting Arena. on May 17, 2017 in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Photo: Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Ski jumper training

Richard Freitag of Germany in action during Body Flying training at the Jochen Schweizer Arena centre on May 17, 2017 in Taufkirchen, Germany. (Photo: Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Oscar Lopez Rivera gestures after his released

Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera gestures as he is released from home confinement after 36 years in federal custody, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Lopez was considered a top leader of Puerto Rican militant group that said it was responsible for more than 100 bombings in several U.S. cities and Puerto Rico during the 1970s and early 1980s. (Photo: Carlos Giusti/AP)

Joe Crowley and aide duck for cover

An aide, left, speaks with Rep. Joe Crowley, D-N.Y., chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee ranking member, on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 17, 2017, behind a photograph of President Donald Trump and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, during a news conference. (Photo: Alex Brandon/AP)

Chinese honor guard before a welcome ceremony

Flagbearers of a Chinese honor guard stand in formation before a welcome ceremony for Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Wednesday, May 17, 2017. (Photo: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)

Trump salutes cadets

President Donald Trump salutes as he leaves commencement exercises at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., Wednesday, May 17, 2017, where he gave the commencement address. (Photo: Susan Walsh/AP)

Protesters aim flare gun at riot police in Athens

Protesters aim with a flare gun to the riot police during clashes at a nationwide general strike demonstration, in Athens, May 17, 2017. Greek workers walked off the job across the country Wednesday for an anti-austerity general strike that was disrupting public and private sector services across the country. (Photo: Thanassis Stavrakis/AP)

Bradley Zimmer slides safely into home plate

Cleveland Indians’ Bradley Zimmer slides safely into home plate as Tampa Bay Rays catcher Jesus Sucre can’t hold onto the ball in the third inning of a baseball game,, May 17, 2017, in Cleveland. Zimmer scored on Jason Kipnis’s single. (Photo: Tony Dejak/AP)

Grebe and her young

A Great Crested Grebe nurses two young on its back in Blackwall Basin, London May 17, 2017. (Photo: Victoria Jones/PAP)

Nadal prepares to serve at the Italian Open

Spain’s Rafael Nadal prepares to serve the ball during his match against his fellow-countryman Nicolas Almagro, at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, May 17, 2017. (Photo: Alessandra Tarantino/AP)

Working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

Trader Thomas Donato, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, May 17, 2017. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street as banks and industrial companies fall. (Photo: Richard Drew/AP)

Producto de Inmigrantes – Hecho en USA

A graduate displays a hat reading “Producto de Inmigrantes – Hecho en USA” during the Columbia University graduation ceremony in New York, May 17, 2017. Over 14,000 students graduated during the ceremonies. (Photo:Seth Wenig/AP)

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Australia

A model presents a creation by Duskii during the Swim Show of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia in Sydney, Australia, May 17, 2017. (Photo: David Moir/EPA)

Two Indonesian men are escorted by police into an Islamic court in Banda

Two Indonesian men, who were later sentenced to 85 lashes of the cane for having sex together, are escorted by police into an Islamic court in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia May 17, 2017. (Photo: Junaidi Hanafiah/Reuters)

Chelsea Manning sneakers released from Leavenworth

Sneaker-clad feet appear on the social media account of Chelsea Manning, the transgender US solder who the U.S. Army said was released from the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas on May 17, 2017. A comment from the account appeared alongside, reading “First steps of freedom!” (Photo: Courtesy Chelsea Manning/Reuters)

A grocer waits for customers at a food market in Madrid

A grocer waits for customers next to his stand at a food market in Madrid, Spain, May 17, 2017. (Photo: Susana Vera/Reuters)

German army soldiers rest after exercise in Pabrade

German army soldiers rest after NATO enchanced Forward Presence Battle Group Lithuania exercise in Pabrade military training field, Lithuania, May 17, 2017. (Photo: Ints Kalnins/Reuters)

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