Times Square, protests, Weiner and more — it happened today: May 19 in pictures

Richard Rojas appears during his arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court for mowing down Times Square pedestrians with his car; a Kashmiri boy shields himself with plywood from stones and glass marbles during a protest in Srinagar; Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner exits U.S. Federal Court in New York City. These are some of the photos of the day. (Photos: AP/EPA/Getty/Reuters)

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Times Square, protests, Weiner and more — it happened today: May 19 in pictures

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Sgt Pepper’s at Chiswick House and Gardens

Celebrating 50 years since The Beatles released Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club, a living installation will recreate the artwork from the infamous cover at Chiswick House And Gardens on May 19, 2017 in London, England. (Photo: Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images)

Presidential Elections in Iran

A veiled little Iranian girl stands in a line with her mother among women queing to vote in the Iranian presidential elections at the polling station in the Abdol Azim shrine, in the city of Shahre-Ray, 12 km south of Tehran, Iran, May 19, 2017. Out of the candidates, the race is tightest between frontrunners Iranian current president Hassan Rouhani and conservative presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi. (Photo: Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA)

Times Square driver arraignment

Richard Rojas, of the Bronx, N.Y., appears during his arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court, in New York, May 19, 2017. Rojas is accused of mowing down a crowd of Times Square pedestrians with his car on Thursday. (Photo: R. Umar Abbasi /New York Post via AP, Pool)

A boy kicks a ball as he plays soccer in Galle

A boy kicks a ball as he plays soccer with his friends at Galle Dutch Fort in Galle, Sri Lanka May 19, 2017. (Photo: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters)

Kashmiri boy shields himself with plywood from stones during clashes

A Kashmiri boy shields himself with plywood from stones and glass marbles during a clash between Indian policemen and protesters during a protest in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, May 19, 2017. Government forces fired tear gas during clashes with Kashmiri protesters in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir after Friday prayers called by separatist leaders against the continuous detention of woman separatist leader Asiya Adrabi, chairman of Dukhtaran-e-Millat, or Daughters of the Nation. They also demand release of all political prisoners from Indian prisons. (Photo: Dar Yasin/AP)

Nadal during his match at the Italian Open

Rafael Nadal of Spain sweats during his match against Dominic Thiem of Austria at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, May 19, 2017. Thiem beat Nadal 6-4, 6-3. ((Photo: Alessandra Tarantino/AP)

Anthony Weiner exits U.S. Federal Court

Former U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner exits U.S. Federal Court with attorney Arlo Devlin-Brown (R) in New York City, May 19, 2017, after pleading guilty to one count of sending obscene messages to a minor, ending an investigation into a “sexting” scandal that played a role in last year’s U.S. presidential election. (Photo: Brendan McDermid/Reuters)

Robert E. Lee removal

Workers prepare to take down the statue of Robert E. Lee, former general of the Confederacy, which stands in Lee Circle in New Orleans, May 19, 2017. The city is completing the Southern city’s removal of four Confederate-related statues that some called divisive. (Photo: Gerald Herbert/AP)

Geisha girls on parade

Geisha girls prepare to parade down the streets toward Asakusa Shrine in the compound of Sensoji Temple, May 19, 2017, in Tokyo prior to the annual Sanja Festival, one of the city’s three major festivals. (Photo: Eugene Hoshiko/AP)

Analytical Perspectives Budget of the U.S. Government Fiscal Year 2018

GPO workers stack and prepare copies of “Analytical Perspectives Budget of the U.S. Government Fiscal Year 2018”, May 19, 2017, at the U.S. Government Publishing Office’s (GPO) plant Washington. (Photo: Carolyn Kaster/AP)

Times Square memorial

An area designated for the victims of an accident in New York’s Times Square after a driver plowed through a crowd of pedestrians, injuring 22 people, is seen on Friday morning, May 19, 2017. (Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

Brandenburg’s waterways

A young woman paddles a canoe on the creek ‘Loecknitz’ in Brandenburg state on May 19, 2017 near Erkner, Germany. Brandenburg, with its multitude of waterways and lakes that are rich in plant and wildlife, is a popular destination for canoeing and other water sports enthusiasts. (Photo: Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images)

4th Islamic Solidarity Games

Mohamed Al Hachdadi of Morocco spikes the ball in the Mens Volleyball Group B match between Qatar and Morocco during day eight of Baku 2017 at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games on May 19, 2017 in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Photo: Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Nationalist Oscar Lopez arrives for a gathering in his honor

Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera, center, arrives for a gathering in his honor in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood, May 18, 2017. Lopez, who pardoned by former President Barack Obama in January, was freed from house arrest this week after decades in prison. The one-time leader in the Armed Forces of National Liberation, was honored with a parade and a street-way named after him as relatives of those killed in FALN bombings in the 1970s and ’80s have criticized the moves to honor Lopez and cast him as a hero. (Photo: Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)

Female voters queue at a polling station in Iran

Female voters queue at a polling station for the presidential and municipal council election in the city of Qom, 78 miles (125 kilometers) south of the capital Tehran, Iran, May 19, 2017. Iranians began voting Friday in the country’s first presidential election since its nuclear deal with world powers, as incumbent Hassan Rouhani faced a staunch challenge from a hard-line opponent over his outreach to the wider world. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

Kiyosumi Gardens in Tokyo

A woman with a parasol crosses a bridge on the pond at Kiyosumi Gardens in Tokyo, May 19, 2017. The temperature in Tokyo soared to 26.3 degrees Celsius (79 degrees Fahrenheit). (Photo: Koji Sasahara/AP)

Voting begins in Iran’s presidential elections

Iranian girls show ink on their fingers after casting their ballot during the Iranian presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran, May 19, 2017. Out of the candidates, the race is tightest between frontrunners Iranian current president Hassan Rouhani and conservative presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi. (Photo: Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA)

Assange gestures on the balcony

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gestures on the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy prior to speaking, in London, May 19, 2017. Assange has won his battle against extradition to Sweden, which wanted to question him about a rape allegation. He has spent nearly five years inside the Embassy of Ecuador in London to avoid being sent to Sweden, which announced Friday that the investigation has been discontinued. (Photo: Matt Dunham/AP)

Palestinian protesters take cover during clashes near Nablus

Palestinian protesters take cover during clashes with Israeli troops following a protest in support of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails, in the West Bank village of Beita, near Nablus May 19, 2017. (Photo: Mohamad Torokman/Reuters)

President Hassan Rouhani holds his ballot

In this photo released by official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani holds his ballot while voting for the presidential and municipal councils election at a polling station in Tehran, Iran, May 19, 2017. Iranians began voting Friday in the country’s first presidential election since its nuclear deal with world powers, as incumbent Hassan Rouhani faced a staunch challenge from a hard-line opponent over his outreach to the wider world. (Photo: Iranian Presidency Office via AP)