Photos of the Week (09/17/17)

1) Protesters yell at law enforcement officers outside the old courthouse steps on Sept. 15, 2017 in downtown St. Louis, after a judge found a white former St. Louis police officer, Jason Stockley, not guilty of first-degree murder in the death of a black man, Anthony Lamar Smith, who was fatally shot following a high-speed chase in 2011. Photo: Jeff Roberson / AP

2) A man yells at a law enforcement officer during a protest following a not guilty verdict. Photo: Michael B. Thomas / Getty Images

3) A man holds a rifle as he walks with a group of fellow protesters carrying weapons in downtown St. Louis.  Photo: Jeff Roberson / AP

4) Tim Scheu plays with his dogs in an emptied Hillsborough Bay ahead of Hurricane Irma’s arrival in Tampa, Florida on Sept. 10. Irma’s winds and low tide pushed the water unusually far from its normal position. The water is normally about 4 to 5 feet deep and reaches a seawall. The waters retracted because the leading wind bands of Irma whipped the coastal water more out to sea. Photo: Adrees Latif / Reuters

5) Bill Quinn surveys the damage caused to his trailer home from Hurricane Irma at the Seabreeze Trailer Park in Islamorada, in the Florida Keys, Sept. 12. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

6) Quintana and Liz Perez look out at the flooding outside their home in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Immokalee, Fla., Sept. 11. (Photo: Gerald Herbert/Associated Press)

7) Surrounded by floodwater from the nearby Peace River, Robyn Barber waits in the boat with her two children, her cats, and everything they could salvage from their home as they deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma on Sept. 12 in Arcadia, Fla. (Photo: Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

8) Two men look for belongings in the rubble of their restaurant on Sept. 10 on a beach in Orient Bay in St. Martin after it was devastated by Irma hurricane. (Photo: Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images)

9) Cubans recover their belongings after the passage of Hurricane Irma, in Cojimar neighborhood in Havana, on Sept. 10. (Photo: Yamil Lage/AFP/Getty Images)

10) A house slides into the Atlantic Ocean at Ponte Vedra Beach in Florida. Photograph: Gary Lloyd McCullough/AP

11) Mary Della Ratta, 94, sits by a battery powered lantern in her home three days after Hurricane Irma knocked out power in Naples, Florida on Sept. 13. “I don’t know what to do. How am I going to last here?” said Della Ratta. About 6.8 million people remained without electricity on Wednesday in the steamy late-summer heat as a result of Irma. Utility officials warned it could take over a week for power to be fully restored. Photo: David Goldman / AP

12) Rohingya refugees Nasir Ahmed and his mother, cry above Nasir’s 40-day-old son who died as a boat capsized in the shore of Shah Porir Dwip while crossing Bangladesh-Myanmar border, in Teknaf, Bangladesh on Sept. 14. Photo: Mohammad Ponir Hossain / Reuters

13) Apple held its first special event at the new Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California, where the tech giant unveiled a new iPhone. Photo: Getty Images

14) The world-renowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year finalists were selected from some 50,000 entries and the overall winners will be announced on Oct. 17. London’s Natural History Museum will host an exhibition of the best entries. Clown Anemonefish peek out from an anemone’s tentacles in the waters of the Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. Each Anemonefish has an extra pair of eyes in its mouth, those of a parasitic isopod. Photo: Qing Lin / 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year

15) A small sea horse grabs onto a waterlogged plastic cotton bud in order to navigate the currents surrounding Sumbawa Island, Indonesia.  Photo: Justin Hofman / 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year

16) A bald eagle is soaked by constant rain in Dutch Harbor, Amaknak Island, Alaska. Photo: Klaus Nigge / 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year

17) An Alaskan brown bear cub wants to play after fishing for clams with its mother in Lake Clark National Park, Alaska. Photo: Ashleigh Scully / 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year

18) UW freshman running back Jonathan Taylor finds a big hole to run through against BYU on Saturday in Provo, Utah. Wisconsin won big, 40-6.  Photo: Kirby Lee / USA TODAY Sports

BYU quarterback Beau Hoge picks himself off the turf after he fumbles the ball out of the back of the end zone for a safety.  Photo: Getty Images

19) Green Bay Packers’ Martellus Bennett (80) knocks down Seattle Seahawks’ K.J. Wright (50) after he put a hit on Aaron Rodgers Sunday, September 10, 2017, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. Bennett was called for a personal foul on the play. The Packers won, 17-9. Photos: Dan Powers and Jim Matthews respectively, /USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin

20) Cleveland Indians’ Jay Bruce, left, celebrates with teammates after Bruce hit a double off Kansas City Royals pitcher Brandon Maurer to drive in the winning run during the 10th inning of a baseball game on Sept. 14 in Cleveland. The Indians rallied in the bottom of the 10th inning for their 22nd straight win to extend their AL record, beating Kansas City 3-2. Cleveland moved within four wins of matching the 1916 New York Giants for the longest streak in major league history. Photo: David Dermer / AP

21) Giant vegetable grower Peter Neale from Newport with his award winning cabbage that weighed in at 25.4kg at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

22) Models walk the runway at the Pam Hogg show during London Fashion Week. Photograph: Jeff Spicer/BFC/Getty Images

23) Frank Giaccio, 11, mows the grass in the Rose Garden at the White House on Sept. 15, in Washington. Giaccio, from Falls Church, Virginia, wrote a letter to Trump expressing admiration for Trump’s business background and offered to mow the White House grass.  Photo: Win McNamee / Getty Images

24) Frank Giaccio, 11, is encouraged by President Donald Trump on Friday, while he mowed the lawn in the Rose Garden. Photo: Jacquelyn Martin / AP

25) Giaccio wrote a letter to Trump requesting to mow the lawn of the White House. Photo: Win McNamee / Getty Images

26) Giaccio shakes hands with President Trump. Giaccio was so focused on mowing that he didn’t notice when the president came up behind him. Photo: Carlos Barria / Reuters

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