Photos of the Week (08/06/17)

1) Ivanka Trump listens to her father as he meets with small business owners at the White House. In the speech he proclaimed that ‘America’s on the verge of a golden age for small business’.Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

2) Lara Yunaska, Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law, speaks during a rally for the US president in West Virginia. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

3) NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik photographed Super Typhoon Noru on Aug. 1, 2017, as the International Space Station passed overhead. He shared images of the massive storm on social media, writing, “Super Typhoon #Noru, amazing the size of this weather phenomenon, you can almost sense its power from 250 miles above.” Photo: NASA

4) A double rainbow is seen over the White House during a rainstorm in Washington, DC. Photo: AP

5) U.S. Naval Petty Officer Kyle Parrish holds his four-month-old son Benjamin, after arriving aboard the USS Dewey to the Naval base in San Diego, California, July 31, 2017. Photo: AP

6) Szeriy, an 18-month-old polar bear, cools down on giant ice cubes at the city zoo. Photograph: Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images

7) A secretary bird rolls its eyes back as it squawks at the World of Birds Wildlife Sanctuary in Cape Town, South Africa, on Aug. 2.  Photo: Nic Bothma / EPA

8) A long exposure picture of Mount Sinabung spewing hot lava. The volcano roared back to life in 2010 for the first time in 400 years. After another period of inactivity it erupted again in 2013, and has been highly active in recent months. Photograph: Albert Damanik/Barcroft Images

9) Mike Clueless and son Elliot pose by a piece of Crossrail-themed 3D artwork at the Museum of London. Photo: Reuters

10) A huge collection of Hello Kitty toys at the house of Masao Gunji, who was recognised as the biggest Hello Kitty collection holder by Guinness World Records last year. Gunji amassed his haul over 30 years and says the toys helped ease the stress of working as a police officer. Photograph: Taro Karibe/Getty Images

11) An Indian Hindu devotee with his mouth pierced with metal rod performs a ritual on the occasion of ‘Aadi’ festival in Chennai. Photo: AFB


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