Photos of the Week (09/10/17)

1) Hurricane Irma is captured by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration GOES-16 satellite as it strengthens to a category 5 hurricane in the central Atlantic Ocean. Photograph: NOAA/EPA

2) Hurricane Irma, a record Category 5 storm,  moves across the Atlantic Ocean on a collision course with Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.  Photograph: NASA/Reuters

3) A woman tries to walk along the street as Hurricane Irma approaches Caibarién, Cuba. Photo: ADALBERTO ROQUE AFP/Getty Images

4) Hurricane Irma batters the Franco-Dutch island of Saint Martin. France, the Netherlands and Britain sent water, emergency rations and rescue teams to their stricken territories in the Caribbean hit by the hurricane, which has killed at least 13 people. Photograph: Lionel Chamoiseau/AFP/Getty Images

5) Devastation in the wake of Hurricane Irma on the Dutch half of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin. Photograph: Gerben van Es/AFP/Getty Images

6) Damage reaped by Hurricane Irma in Orient Bay, Saint-Martin. Photograph: Lionel Chamoiseau/AFP/Getty Images

7) Handlers in Cayo Guillermo, Cuba prepare dolphins for transfer to another dolphinarium on the south coast away from the expected path of hurricane Irma. Photograph: Osvaldo Gutierrez Gomez/AP

8) Miami Beach has become a virtual ghost town after tourists and residents flee following the mandatory evacuation for the approaching Hurricane Irma. The storm was expected to hit Miami Beach and most of Florida this weekend.  Here’s another look. Photos: Pacific Coast News

9) Evacuated patients lie on their hospital beds in the aftermath of an earthquake in Juchitán. One of the most powerful earthquakes ever to hit Mexico struck off its southern Pacific coast, killing at least 32 people, toppling houses, government offices and businesses. Photograph: Luis Alberto Cruz/AP

10) A Key West resident watches as waves crash onto a seawall Saturday.  Photo: Charles Trainor Jr. Miami Herald staff

11) Trying to get out of Orlando. Photo: David Johnson

12) Also in Florida... Photo: B.E. Diaz

13) Denise Hudson, left, and Robert Hopkins, rest at a shelter in Miami after evacuating from their home in Marathon along the Florida Keys ahead of Hurricane Irma Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

14) Elizabeth Ponder, center, hugs her daughter Exodus Ponder, left, while standing in line at the Savannah Civic Center before evacuating from he path of Hurricane Irma, Saturday, Sept., 9, 2017 in Savannah, Ga. Irma regained Category 5 status late Friday. Thousands of people in the Caribbean fought desperately to find shelter or escape their storm-blasted islands, and more than 6 million people in Florida and Georgia were warned to leave their homes. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

15) Residents check on their house and two of their cats behind thick smoke during the La Tuna Fire on Sept. 2 near Burbank, California. The wildfire forced the evacuation of hundreds of homes in Sun Valley, Burbank and Glendale.  Photo: David McNew / Getty Images

16) Golfers play on as the Eagle Creek wildfire burns at the Beacon Rock golf course in Washington state. Photograph: Kristi McCluer/Reuters

17) Trees rise from a field submerged by water from the flooded Brazos River in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on Sept. 1 near Freeport, Texas. Photo: Charlie Riedel / AP

18) A Border Patrol vehicle drives towards a 65-foot-tall cut-out photo of a Mexican boy. Photograph: Gregory Bull/AP

19) Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer makes a point to President Donald Trump in the Oval Office after a meeting on government funding at the White House on Sept. 6. Trump overruled congressional Republicans and his own treasury secretary and cut a deal with Democrats to fund the government and raise the federal borrowing limit for three months, all part of an agreement to speed money to Harvey relief. Photo: Alex Wong / Getty Images

20) An ice cave on the Erebus Glacier. A secret world of animals and plants may live in warm caves under Antarctica’s glaciers, including new species, scientists believe.  Photograph: Joel Bensing/AFP/Getty Images

21) Northern lights (aurora borealis) illuminate the sky over Torsfjorden in the Arctic Circle. Photograph: Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images

22) A dragonfly holds on to a small plant branch on the banks of the Sado river outside Alcácer do Sal, southern Portugal. Photograph: Armando Franca/AP

23) Flying foxes ( Pteropus vampyrus) hang on the branch of a tree at a garden in Amritsar, India. Photograph: Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images

24) Leadbeater’s possum (Gymnobelideus leadbeateri), an endangered species, in a flowering eucalyptus tree at night, Victoria, Australia. Photograph: Jean-Paul Ferrero/Auscape/Alamy

25) Badgers in the Peak District, UK. They have been captured in a cage ready for a TB vaccination. Photograph: Mike Bryant/Alamy

26) Boston Police officer Muryelle Staco shows her moves during a “Dance with a Cop” contest with youngsters at the YMCA’s Camp Ponkapoag in Milton. (Photo: David L. Ryan/Boston Globe Staff)

27) Jackie Miley, who will appear in Guinness World Records 2018 for having the largest collection of teddy bears. Photograph: Kevin Scott Ramos/GWR/PA

28) Oliver Struempfel sets a new world record for carrying one-litre beer tankards in Abensberg, Germany.  Photograph: Michael Dalder/Reuters

29) People covered in grease climb on each other during the festival of the Cascamorras. As the Cascamorras (a man from Guadix) has to stay perfectly clean to gain possession of the statue, Baza residents attempt to make him as dirty as possible. Photograph: Jorge Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images

30) A model on the runway at a Lucian Matis show during fashion week at Bloor-Yorkville.Photograph: GP Images/WireImage

31) The winners of the full beard freestyle award at the 2017 World Beard and Moustache Championships.  Photograph: Suzanne Cordeiro/AFP/Getty Images

32) A groom naps as newlywed couples attend a mass wedding ceremony held by the Unification Church at Cheongshim Peace World Center in Gapyeong, South Korea on Sept. 7. Photo: Kim Hong-Ji / Reuters


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