The Week in Pictures: May 12 - 19

Saturday, 20 May 2017, 09:08:56 AM. A new president in France, a chemist wins Miss USA, mayhem in New York and more of the week's best pictures.
1. French president Emmanuel Macron waves as he parades in a military car on the Champs-Élysées after his inauguration on May 14 in Paris. Macron, an independent centrist, won a resounding election victory against far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. The 39-year-old former investment banker has never before held elected office and only formed his political movement a year ago. PHOTOS: France's Young President Takes Charge Michel Euler / AFP - Getty Images 2. Miss District of Columbia Kara McCullough reacts after being crowned 2017 Miss USA in Las Vegas on May 14. McCullough, a 25-year-old chemist who works for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, is the second Miss D.C. to win in as many years David Becker / Reuters 3. House Democrats display a photograph of President Donald Trump welcoming Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to the White House during a news conference at the Capitol on May 17. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images advertisement advertisement 4. A cyclist drives past a flowering rapeseed field not far from the small Bavarian village of Schoengeising, near Munich, on May 17. Christof Stache / AFP - Getty Images 5. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, right, talks with Sens. Ben Sasse, center, and Tom Cotton on Capitol Hil on May 18. "Holy moly - it looks like [Schumer] and I are smoking reefer outside a wedding..." tweeted Sasse in response to this photo. Mark Wilson / Getty Images 6. A man wades through his flooded house in Cali, Colombia, on May...Read more
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