Photos of the Week (06/11/17)

1) Former FBI director James Comey takes his seat before testifying at the beginning of the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on June 8. Comey was fired by President Donald Trump on May 9 amid his investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.  Photo: Andrew Harnik / AP

2) A demonstrator wears a mask depicting Britain’s Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party Theresa May, poses with a mock gravestone bearing the words “Hard Brexit, RIP”, during a protest photocall near the entrance 10 Downing Street in central London on June 9, 2017. Photo: AFP/Getty Images

3) Three men went on a rampage with a van and large knives late last Saturday night, killing at least seven people and injuring dozens in London. A suspected terrorist, wearing what appear to be canisters around his waist, is on the ground after being knocked down by police officers in Borough Market. He was shot and killed by police officers. Photo: Gabriele Sciotto / EPA

4) A woman wipes her eye as a police officer comforts her near the scene of the attack in London. Photo: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

5) Myhanh Best clutches the flag that draped the casket of her husband Ricky Best, an Army veteran and father of four, during a committal service at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland on June 5. Ricky Best, 53, and Taliesin Namkai-Meche, 23, were stabbed to death after trying to stop Jeremy Christian from harassing two teenage girls with racist taunts while riding a MAX commuter train. Micah Fletcher, 21, was also injured in the incident. Photo: Scott Olson / Getty Images

6) An opposition protester hides behind a handmade shield in Caracas, Venezuela on June 7. Protesters have been on the streets near-daily for more than two months demanding elections, foreign humanitarian aid, freedom for hundreds of jailed activists, and autonomy for the opposition-controlled National Assembly. Photo: Miguel Gutierrez / EPA

7) Thousands of people attend a candlelight vigil for victims of the Chinese government’s brutal military crackdown nearly three decades ago on protesters in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, at Victoria Park in Hong Kong. Photo: AP

8) People take pictures of thousands of torches placed in terraced fields during a local festival praying for good harvest at Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China. Photo: Reuters

9) A hospital staff member teaches primary school children how to perform eye exercises in Handan, China on June 5. Photo: AFP – Getty Images

10) Workers set-up the stage for the 24th Life Ball in front of the city hall in Vienna, Austria June 6, 2017. Photo: REUTERS

11) Visitors stand inside an installation by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusuma titled ‘The Spirits of the Pumpkins Descended into the Heaven’ during a media preview at National Gallery Singapore on June 6, 2017. Photo: AFP/Getty Images

12) An escalator’s reflective surroundings create an optical illusion in the lobby of the PUBLIC hotel in New York on June 6. The new hotel on Manhattan’s Lower East Side is the latest project from Ian Schrager, who’s known for introducing the concept of boutique hotels and co-founding the legendary disco Studio 54. Photo: Richard Drew / AP

13) A photo of a Canadian man calmly mowing his lawn as a twister looms ominously in the background took the Internet by storm. Theunis Wessels, who lives in Three Hills, Alberta, “wasn’t worried at all”, about the Twister, his wife Cecilia Wessels said. She said she was napping last week when her 9-year-old daughter woke her up and expressed concern over her father’s daredevil mowing.  “I did ask him if he was coming inside with that thing in the clouds when I turned to come inside and he calmly said no,” she said. Photo: Cecilia Wessels

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