Yates, tear gas, lemurs & more – it happened today: May 8 in pictures

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates testify to the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism in the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C.; an opposition supporter throws tear gas at riot police during a rally against President Nicolás Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela; and outgoing French President François Hollande and President-elect Emmanuel Macron attend a ceremony to mark the end of World War II at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France.

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Senate Holds Hearing On Russian Interference In U.S. Election

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper (L) and former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates are sworn in before testifying to the Senate Judicary Committee’s Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill May 8, 2017 in Washington, DC. Before being was fired by U.S. President Donald Trump, Yates testified that she had warned the White House about contacts between former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and Russia that might make him vulnerable to blackmail. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Clashes with riot police in Caracas

An opposition supporter throws tear gas at riot police during a rally against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, May 8, 2017. (Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters)

Outgoing French President Francois Hollande and President-elect Emmanuel Macron

Outgoing French President Francois Hollande (R) and President-elect Emmanuel Macron attend a ceremony to mark the end of World War II at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France, May 8, 2017. (Philippe Wojazer/Reuters)

Protests against Duterte’s drug killing in Manila

Protesters stage a die-in during a rally near the Presidential Palace to protest the “extrajudicial killings” under President Rodrigo Duterte’s so-called war on drugs which coincided with the U.N. Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, May 8, 2017 in Manila, Philippines. Filipino Senator Alan Peter Cayetano briskly defended the human rights record of Duterte’s government before the U.N. body in Geneva on Monday, saying his government always “seeks to uphold the rule of law” while critical Western nations aired concerns about deadly vigilante justice and extrajudicial killings in the country. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

Floods in Quebec

Mina Tayarani is evacuated from her home in a flooded residential neighbourhood in Ile Bizard, Quebec, Canada May 8, 2017. (Christinne Muschi/Reuters)

Young lemurs in the Wroclaw Zoo

A flock of young lemurs climb a tree at their enclosure in the Wroclaw Zoo, in Wroclaw, Poland, 08 May 2017. Three baby lemurs were reportedly born at the zoo over the past few weeks. (Macie J. Kulczynski/EPA)

Yates, tear gas, lemurs & more – it happened today: May 8 in pictures

Several dead in Mogadishu car bomb explosion

People carry a victim on a stretcher out of the scene of a car bomb explosion in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia, 08 May 2017. According to reports, a car bomb exploded near a coffee shop in central Mogadishu, killing several people and injuring many others. There was no claim yet of responsibility for the blast. (Said Yusuf Warsame/EPA)

Tennis 2017 – Mutua Madrid Open – Day 3

Silhouette of Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria in action against P. Kohlschreiber of Germany at the Mutua Madrid Open, Madrid, Spain on May 8, 2017. Dimitirov won 7:6, 6:4. (Rex Shutterstock via ZUMA Press)

Travel ban lawsuit

Protesters hold signs and march in front of the State Capitol across the street from the US 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., Monday, May 8, 2017. The court will examine a ruling that blocks the administration from temporarily barring new visas for citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. It’s the first time an appeals court will hear arguments on the revised travel ban, which is likely destined for the U.S. Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Victim of gang rape in India

Aksha Yakub Rasool, 2, sits on her mother Bilkis Bano’s (R) knee during a press conference in New Delhi, India May 8, 2017. Bilkis was gang raped and fourteen of her relatives, including her three-year-old daughter, were killed during religious riots that broke out in Gujarat in 2002. Last week a court in Mumbai upheld the conviction of 11 men to life in prison for the rape and murder. (Cathal McNaughton/Reuters)

“France tells Hate: Never Again” the day after presidential elections

A person holds a mask of France’s National Front (FN) defeated presidential candidate, Marine Le Pen, as people gather with French and European flags near the Eiffel Tower and a banner with the message, “France tells Hate: Never Again” the day after presidential elections in the country, in Paris, France, May 8, 2017. (Pascal Rossignol/Reuters)

Victory Day in Israel

Russian-Israeli World War II veterans gather for a street parade marking Victory Day, in Ashdod, Israel, Monday, May 8, 2017. Israeli World War II veterans from the former Soviet Union marched together with their families across the country Monday to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the allied victory over Nazi Germany in 1945. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

Big breakfast for heron in Germany

A heron with a stolen fish in the seal enclosure in the zoo in Leipzig, Germany on May 8, 2017. Herons often appear at feeding time in the zoo in search of fresh fish. (Jan Woitas/DPA via ZUMA Press)

Cholera outbreak in Yemen

A cholera-infected Yemeni child receives treatment at a hospital in Sanaa, Yemen, 08 May 2017. According to the World Health Organization, a total of 25 Yemenis have died from cholera over the past few days, while 1,350 suspected cases have been reported in the capital Sana?a and several provinces of the conflict-plagued Arab country. (Yahya Arhab/EPA)

Hong Joon-pyo rally in South Korea

Hong Joon-pyo, the presidential candidate of the Liberty Korea Party, waves to his supporters during his election campaign rally in Daegu, South Korea, May 8, 2017. (Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters)

Tricycle trade in China

A man rides on a tricycle loaded with goods past by a fashion advertisement billboard at Ritan International Trade Center in Beijing, Monday, May 8, 2017. China has reported its exports expanded for a second straight month in April but at a slower pace while import growth also decelerated as demand cooled both at home and overseas. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

2017 IIHF World Championship

A referee jumps over Nikita Kucherov of Russia who falls down after scoring a goal during the 2017 IIHF World Championship – Group A – Germany v Russia in Cologne, Germany on May 8, 2017. (Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters)

Memorial to victims in Stockholm

A woman reads messages on a memorial wall near an area where a truck plunged into a crowd last month, at Ahlens department store along the pedestrian street of Drottninggatan in Stockholm, Sweden, May 8, 2017. (Ints Kalnins/Reuters)

World Thalassemia Day in Pakistan

A Pakistani girl attends a vigil on the World Thalassemia Day with others Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, May 8, 2017. Pakistan also observed the World Thalassemia Day, medical institutes organized numerous events to raise awareness about the disease. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)

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