Photos of the Week (05/14/17)

1) Former FBI Director James Comey walks at his home in McLean, Virginia. President Donald Trump fired Comey on Tuesday, ousting the nation’s top law enforcement official in the midst of an investigation into whether Trump’s campaign had ties to Russia’s election meddling. Photo: AP

2) Protesters gather to rally against U.S. President Donald Trump’s firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey, outside the White House in Washington. Photo: Reuters

3) Local residents carry portraits of their ancestors, participants in World War II as they celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the defeat of the Nazis in World War II in St. Petersburg, Russia, on May 9. About 400,000 people walked in central streets of St. Petersburg in a march named ‘Immortal Regiment’ while carrying portraits of their relatives who fought in World War II. Photo: Dmitri Lovetsky / AP

4) Pope Francis prays at the grave site of Portuguese shepherd children Jacinta and Francisco Marto at the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima on May 13, 2017 in Fatima, Portugal. According to the Vatican, the pair, along with an older cousin named Lucia de Jesus dos Santos, had witnessed apparitions of the Virgin Mary. The site was declared a pilgrimage site after the Roman Catholic Church validated the children’s visions. Photo: Paulo Cunha / AP

5) Demonstrators who support keeping Confederate era monuments protest before the Jefferson Davis statue was taken down in New Orleans. Photo: AP

6) A young guest tries to remove the seal from the lectern as Vice President Mike Pence delivers remarks during and event with military families to celebrate National Military Appreciation Month and National Military Spouse Appreciation Day in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building May 9 in Washington. The vice president hosted about 160 spouses and children of active duty U.S. military members. Photo:  Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

7) A young boy shies away after he handed a bouquet of flowers to Britain’s Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge in Luxembourg on May 11. Photo: Toby Melville / Reuters

8) Storm chaser Tim Marshall monitors a supercell system during a tornado research mission Monday in Elbert County, Colorado. With funding from the National Science Foundation and other government grants, scientists and meteorologists from the Center for Severe Weather Research try to get close to supercells and tornadoes to better understand their structure and strength, how low-level winds affect and damage buildings, and to learn more about tornado formation and prediction. Marshall began stormchasing 40 years ago after his hometown in Oak Lawn, Illinois was struck by an F-4 tornado.  Photo: Drew Angerer / Getty Images

9) Scarlet ibis fly near the banks of a mangrove swamp located at the mouth of the Calcoene River on the coast of Amapa state, northern Brazil. Photo: Reuters

10) The Pink Floyd inflatable pig floats next to Broadcasting House to promote their new exhibition at the V&A museum, in London. Photo: Reuters

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