Photos of the Week (12/18/16)

1) President-Elect Donald Trump along with Vice President-Elect Mike Pence, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, Gov. Scott Walker and U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson visited Wisconsin to thank supporters for their vote and campaign on Dec 13, 2016 in West Allis, WI. Three-year old Sunni Dillon (center, two-year old Maggie Dillon (right) and two-year old Miles Dillion carry signs at the rally. Photo:

2) Erica Smith of Chicago arrives early for the rally. Photo: Rick Wood, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

3) Calvin Pemberton of Beaver City, Nebraska drove 13 hours to attend the rally, arriving with his fiance at 3:30 a.m. They planned to attend similar rallies on the tour in Pennsylvania, Alabama, and Florida. Photo: Rick Wood, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

4) Reince Priebus high-fives Gov. Walker at the rally who then spoke. Photos:

5) U.S. Senator Ron Johnson was there. Photo:

6) U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan attended the rally  Photo:

7) VP-Elect Mike Pence walks onstage, and then introduced Trump.  Photos:

8) Trump applauds the crowd. Photo:

9) Trump speaks at the rally. Photo: Rick Wood, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

10) Scott Walker and Paul Ryan hand out Packer jerseys at the rally. Photo:

11) U.S. Senator Ron Johnson was there. Photo:

12) Trump supporters turn to boo reporters in the media pen as Trump speaks at the rally in West Allis. Photo:

13) President-elect Donald Trump and musician Kanye West pose for media at Trump Tower in New York City. Photo: ANDREW KELLY / Reuters

14) Madeline Espinosa, 11, of Bethesda, Maryland, places a wreath at a grave as part of Wreaths Across America at Arlington National Cemetery, Dec. 17, in Arlington, Virginia. Organizers estimate more than 245,000 wreaths were placed at graves throughout the cemetery. Photo: Alex Brandon / AP

15) An Egyptian Coptic nun weeps as she looks at damages inside the St. Mark Cathedral in central Cairo, following a bombing, Dec. 11. The blast at Egypt’s main Coptic Christian cathedral killed dozens of people and wounded many others on Sunday, according to Egyptian state television, making it one of the deadliest attacks carried out against the religious minority in recent memory. Photo: Nariman El-Mofty / AP

16) Tajeddin Ahmed takes a picture of his wife, Kefa Jawish, walking past burnt-out cars as they head to check their house for the first time in four years in Aleppo’s northeastern Haydariya neighborhood on Dec. 4. Jawish was among hundreds of Syrians returning to east Aleppo in recent days after the army recaptured large swaths of the city from rebels, and encouraged residents to visit neighborhoods and homes they left years earlier. Photo: Youssef Karwashan / AFP – Getty Images

17) People carry their belongings while leaving the eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo on Dec. 7. A Syrian rebel spokesman said opposition fighters are retreating in eastern Aleppo under intense government fire that is putting thousands of civilians at risk, calling the collapse “terrifying.” Photo: SANA via EPA

18) Syrians walk down a destroyed street in Aleppo’s al-Akroub neighborhood on Dec. 17. Photo: Youssef Karwashan / AFP – Getty Images

19) Joao Guilherme, who has microcephaly and turned one-year-old on October 28, receives a physiotherapy treatment from Dr. Pepita Duran in the Pepita Duran clinic in Recife, Brazil. As many of the babies with microcephaly, believed to be linked to the Zika virus, turn one-years-old in Recife, doctors and mothers are adapting and learning treatments to assist and calm the children. Many of the children are suffering a plethora of difficulties including vision and hearing problems with doctors now labeling the overall condition as ‘congenital Zika syndrome’. Authorities have recorded thousands of cases in Brazil in which the mosquito-borne Zika virus may have led to microcephaly in infants. Photo: Mario Tama / Getty Images

20) Doug Heer inspects an ice-encrusted tree along Barber Drive in Eugene, Oregon before cutting it back to make way for oncoming traffic. An ice storm in the Willamette Valley caused the downing of hundreds of trees and loss of power to residents in the region. Photo: Andy Nelson / AP

21) Theo Bradeen, 5, of reacts to the cold as he disembarks from a ferry after a ride from his home on Peaks Island to Portland, Maine. Photo: AP

22) A statue on the roof of the Notre-Dame cathedral is silhouetted in front of a supermoon in Paris. Photo: CHRISTIAN HARTMANN / Reuters

23) People enjoy ice skating on the black ice of the Seealpsee, in Schwende, canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden, Switzerland. Photo: GIAN EHRENZELLER / EPA

24) People dressed as Stormtroopers from the Star Wars film franchise pose on the Millennium Bridge to promote the latest release in the series, “Rogue One”, in London, England. Photo: Leon Neal / Getty Images

25) Arman Kushkarov, a hunter with a golden eagle, raises a hand for landing of his tamed bird during training outside of the village of Shamalgan, in Almaty region, Kazakhstan. Photo: Reuters

26) A female Grey Seal gets close to her pup on a beach on the north Sea island of Helgoland, Germany. Photo: Getty Images

27) Here’s a brilliant picture of a cheeky baby penguin playfully winking at a photographer. Photo: Caters News

28) This adorable snap was taken while a group of mischievous chicks were playing with their parents. Photo: Caters News

29) Two adult emperor penguins and a baby are seen here.  Photo: Caters News

30) Nomadic reindeer herders live in the snowy wilds of Mongolia. Uchraa is already well trained in riding the family reindeer. Photos: Barcroft Images

31) Each winter, herders in Russia’s sparsely-populated Nenets Autonomous District corral their reindeer into open-air pens before selecting weak animals to be culled. The cull helps preserve the region’s fragile tundra by keeping herd sizes down and local people sell reindeer meat, hide and antlers to make a living. A herd of reindeer stand inside an enclosure in the settlement of Krasnoyein on Nov. 28. Photo: SERGEI KARPUKHIN / Reuters

32) A herder allows reindeer to rest while riding along the tundra. Photo: SERGEI KARPUKHIN / Reuters

33) St Mary’s Cathedral is illuminated with a Christmas-themed projection in Sydney to celebrate the Christmas season. Photo: Getty Images

34) Pilgrims arrange a crown on a Virgin of Guadalupe statue as they make their way towards the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City. Hundreds of thousands of people from all over the country converge on Mexico’s holy Roman Catholic site, many bringing with them images or statues of Mexico’s patron saint to be blessed, marking the Virgin’s Dec. 12 feast day. Eduardo Verdugo / AP

35) Children dressed as Santa Claus participate in a parade held to collect food for the needy in Lisbon, Portugal. Photo: Reuters

36) People dressed in Santa Claus costumes take part in a run in Madrid, Dec. 17, 2016. Thousands of people ran in the annual Santa race through the streets of the Spanish capital Saturday morning. Photo: Francisco Seco / AP

37) A performer dressed as a gingerbread man dances with people at a Christmas attraction in Universal Studios Singapore December 13, 2016. Photo: Reuters

38) Santa Claus rides in his sleigh as he prepares for Christmas in the Arctic Circle near Rovaniemi, Finland. Photo: Reuters

39) The White House’s south portico is seen decorated with Christmas lights on Dec. 11. Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / AFP – Getty Images

40) People look at Christmas lights that are displayed on houses in Trinity Close in Burnham-on-Sea on Dec. 8, in Somerset. Since the lights were first turned on ten years ago, the houses in the close have raised tens of thousands of pounds for various charities including a local cancer hospital. The display will be lit every night until January 4th. Photo: Matt Cardy / Getty Images

41) Women use mobile phones to photograph the Churchill Arms pub in Kensington on Dec. 10, in England. Churchill Arms has been decorated with 90 conifers and thousands of fairy lights for the Christmas period. Photo: Jack Taylor / Getty Images

42) People tour a Christmas attraction featuring a display of more than 800,000 light bulbs in Universal Studios, Dec. 12. Photo: EDGAR SU / Reuters

43) Police officers stand across from the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree after the 84th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony, Nov. 30. The 94-foot tall Norway spruce is covered with 50,000 multicolored LED lights. Photo: Julie Jacobson / AP

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