Photos of the Week (11/20/16)

1) A girl, injured by fighting between Iraqi forces and ISIS militants, rests after receiving treatment on her foot at a field hospital in eastern Mosul, Iraq. Photo: Felipe Dana / AP

2) A government official looks at a pile of illegal firearms before it was set ablaze at a field in Ngong, in the outskirts of the capital Nairobi, Kenya. 5,250 illegal firearms were set alight by government in an effort to stem the flow of illicit firearms in the country. Deputy President William Ruto urged civilians in possession of unlicensed guns to surrender them. Photo: DAI KUROKAWA / EPA

3) A man puts a candle near a peace symbol made with flowers on Place de la Republique in Paris as France marked the first anniversary of the Paris attacks with somber ceremonies and painful memories for the relatives of the 130 people killed. Photo: ALAIN JOCARD / AFP – Getty Images

4) Photographer John Moore traveled with a group of civilian paramilitaries in Arizona who’ve made it their business to patrol along the border with Mexico. The armed group, made up mostly of former U.S. military servicemen and women, stages reconnaissance and surveillance operations against drug and human smuggling operations in remote border areas.

5) A boy walks his cows as he returns with others to their town of Hisha, after the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) took control of the area from Islamic State militants, in the northern Raqqa countryside, Syria. Photo: Reuters

6) A young girl adds a message written on a post-it note to a display that was started in reaction to the election of President-elect Donald Trump in New York, U.S. Photo: Reuters

7) A three-year repair project fixed cracks, leaks and corrosion in the cast-iron dome of the U.S. Capitol. The rebuilt dome of the U.S. Capitol is seen from the rotunda floor during a media tour on Nov. 15. Photo: CARLOS BARRIA / Reuters

8) Capitol Construction manager Shane Gallagher stands under the fresco, “The Apotheosis of Washington,” as he leads members of the media on a tour of the dome. Painted in 1865 by Constantino Brumidi, the fresco depicts George Washington rising to the heavens in glory. Photo: CARLOS BARRIA / Reuters

9) The “supermoon” experienced this past week was extra special as it was the closest full moon to Earth since 1948 and there won’t be another until 2034. The moon rises over the Arch in St. Louis, as seen from the Compton Hill Water Tower, Nov. 13. Photo: David Carson / AP

10) Visitors enjoy an unobstructed view of the “supermoon” as it ascends over the Lake Michigan shoreline in Milwaukee, Wis., on Nov. 13. Photo: John Hart / AP

11) People release floating lanterns during the festival of Yee Peng in the northern capital of Chiang Mai, Thailand.Photo:  ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA / Reuters

12) Dancers of the Moscow Ballet of Classical Choreography ‘La Classique’ perform on stage during the premiere of Tchaikovsky’s ballet ‘The Nutcracker’ at the Multifunctional Concert Hall ‘Jordanki’ in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Photo:  TYTUS ZMIJEWSKI / EPA

13) A man pours 2016 Beaujolais Nouveau wine on the hand of a woman in a colored hot water ‘wine bath’ at Hakone Kowakien Yunessun hot spring resort in Hakone, Kanagawa prefecture, west of Tokyo, Japan on the day of the Beaujolais Nouveau official release. Like Germany and the United States, Japan is a major market for the Beaujolais Nouveau. Photo: FRANCK ROBICHON / EPA

14) A man walks through a garden on an autumn day in Srinagar, India. Photo: Reuters

15) A golden pheasant is seen at Hangzhou Safari Park in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. According to local media, the pheasant gains popularity as its golden feathers resemble the hairstyle of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. Photo: Reuters

16) The Bronx Zoo in NYC has smashed a world record for the largest display of origami elephants, with a total of 78,564 paper pachyderms produced. Photo: Splash News

17) Santa Jerry Julian of Colorado Springs, Colorado hides in the grass following a ride on the Polar Express during a field trip from the Charles W. Howard Santa Claus School in Midland, Michigan. Photo: Reuters

18) The Greendale High School marching band practices in front of family and friends on the school field Saturday in preparation for its national appearance at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York.(Photo: Pat A. Robinson / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

19) Santa appears at the 90th annual Milwaukee Holiday Parade Saturday in downtown Milwaukee. Photo: Pat A. Robinson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

20) Badger running back Bradrick Shaw scores a touchdown against Purdue Saturday. Wisconsin won easily, 49-20. Photo: Mike De Sisti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

21) A lone fan sits in the stands near the end of Wisconsin-Purdue game Saturday at Purdue. Photo: Mike De Sisti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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