Photos of the Week (07/09/17)

1) U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin during their bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. Photo: REUTERS

2) President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany. Trump pressed Putin about Russia’s interference in the 2016 election when the two leaders met on the sidelines of the summit, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters Friday. Photo: Saul Loeb / AFP – Getty Images

3) This picture taken on July 4, 2017 and released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows the successful test-fire of the intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 in Pyongyang. Photo: Reuters

4) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacts with scientists and technicians of the DPRK Academy of Defense Science after the test-launch of the intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 in a photo released on July, 5. North Korea’s test-launch Tuesday of an unarmed ballistic missile that for the first time demonstrated the range needed to reach U.S. soil. The ICBM was launched on a lofted trajectory so that it fell short of Japan. U.S. analysts calculated that if it is launched on a standard attack trajectory, the missile could reach Alaska. With further testing, they say, North Korea will achieve even longer ranges. Photo: KCNA via Reuters

5) Soldiers watch fireworks in Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea on July 6, to celebrate the test launch of North Korea’s first intercontinental ballistic missile two days earlier. The missile launch created a new reality for the U.S. and its South Korean and Japanese allies, which already are in range of the North’s missiles. Beyond the nuclear threat, the North also is believed to have chemical and biological weapons. Photo: Jon Chol Jin / AP

6) Oxfam stages a protest demanding less poverty and less inequality from the G-20 summit by having people dressed as assorted global leaders, from left, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, British Prime Minister Theresa May, U.S. President Donald Trump, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, France’s President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and South African President Jacob Zuma in Hamburg, Germany. Photo: AP

7) New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, enjoys the beach with his family and friends at the governor’s summer house on July 3 at Island Beach State Park in New Jersey — one of the numerous closed parks and beaches closed by a government shutdown. Christie defended his visit to the shore, saying that he had previously announced his plans to vacation at the state-owned governor’s beach house and that the media had simply “caught a politician keeping his word.” Photo: Andrew Mills / NJ Advance Media via AP

8) A newly discovered photograph suggests legendary aviator Amelia Earhart, who vanished 80 years ago on a round-the-world flight, survived a crash-landing in the Marshall Islands. The photo, found in a long-forgotten file in the National Archives, shows a woman who resembles Earhart and a man who appears to be her navigator, Fred Noonan, on a dock. The discovery is featured in a new History channel special, “Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence,” that airs Sunday. Independent analysts told History the photo appears legitimate and undoctored. Shawn Henry, former executive assistant director for the FBI and an NBC News analyst, has studied the photo and feels confident it shows the famed pilot and her navigator.

9) President Donald Trump and White House aide Keith Schiller react after a lamp was bumped by press before a meeting with South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on June 30. Schiller caught it before it fell. A large contingent of U.S. and South Korean media members had been jostling to get video and photos of the two leaders.”You guys are getting worse,” said Trump to the press. He later joked that “it’s actually a very friendly press.” Photo: Brendan Smialowski / AFP – Getty Images

10) A photo of Vice President Mike Pence touching NASA hardware clearly marked “Do Not Touch” took flight on social media Friday, inspiring scores of gags and memes. NASA said the “Do Not Touch” signs in the vicinity at the Kennedy Space Flight Center “are there as a day-to-day reminder,” but the “Critical Space Flight Hardware” in question was “absolutely okay” to touch. Photo: Mike Brown, Reuters

11) Christian Jacobs waits in the rain for President Donald Trump at the Fourth of July picnic for military families on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, July 4, 2017. Photo: AP

12) Fireworks explode over the National Mall with the U.S. Capitol and National Monument during Fourth of July celebrations in Washington. Photo: Paul J. Richards / AFP – Getty Images

13) With the New York City skyline in the background, fireworks explode during an Independence Day show over the East River, July 4, 2017. Photo: AP

14) NASA astronauts Jack Fischer and Peggy Whitson celebrate the Fourth of July from over 250 miles above Earth on the International Space Station. Fischer shared this photo on social media and said, “We sometimes have issues standing up straight, but we have no problems at all showing our American pride-Happy 4th!” Photo: NASA

15) William C. Workinger III took this amazing photo of the International Space Station commanded by U.S. astronaut Peggy A. Whitson transiting the sun in McLean, Virginia, June 30, 2017.

16) The U.S. Navy’s future USS Billings (LCS 15) launches sideways into the Menominee River in Marinette, Wisconsin, July 1, 2017, following its christening by ship sponsor Sharla Tester. Once commissioned, LCS-15 will be the first ship of its name in naval service. Photo: Lockheed Martin (US Navy)

17) Runners sprint ahead of bulls during the first running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, northern Spain. Photo: Reuters

18) Fighting bulls jump over a runner on the first day of the San Fermin bull run festival in Pamplona, northern Spain. Each day of the annual San Fermin Festival, at 8:00 am, hundreds of people race with six bulls, charging along a winding, over half a mile long course, through narrow streets to the city’s bull ring, where the animals are killed in a bullfight or corrida. Immortalized in Ernest Hemingway’s 1926 novel “The Sun Also Rises” and dating back to medieval times and also featuring religious processions, folk dancing, concerts and round-the-clock drinking, the San Fermin festival is a major part of Spanish cultural identity. Photo: AFP/Getty Images

19) Strawberries for sale on display, on day five at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London. Green grass, tennis whites and big red strawberries. It can only be Wimbledon – even though nobody really seems to know how the seasonal fruit became ubiquitous at the All England Club. Photo: AP

20) A person jumps on a trampoline before Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York. Photo: Reuters

21) Three dogs with cycling jerseys sit near a road in Mettmann, Germany. The second stage of the Tour de France cycling race from Duesseldorf to Liege in Belgium will run through Mettmann. Photo: AP

22) Baby flatback sea turtles are fed at the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium in Sydney, Australia. Uniquely Australian and a vulnerable species, the tiny turtles were rescued after being trapped in their nest and will be released back into the wild after in early 2018. Photo: AP

23) A white wagtail has caught an insect on the terrace of a restaurant in Markkleeberg, eastern Germany, July 1, 2017. Photo: AP

24) Firemen remove chickens and transport boxes from the A1 highway in Asten, Austria, where a poultry truck caused traffic chaos after losing its freight — 7,000 chickens. Photo: AFP

25) A woman views Miquel Barcelo’s sculpture “Gran Elefandret” at the Frieze Sculpture exhibition in London. Photo: Reuters


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