Photos of the Week (11/12/17)

1) A gunman opened fire inside a rural Texas church last Sunday. Carrie Matula, left, embraces a former co-worker who knew someone killed in the shooting. Matula, who works at a gas station about a block and a half away from the church, told MSNBC that she heard “semiautomatic gunfire” and looked to see what was going on. It’s a small Baptist church. It’s an older building. I don’t know that they would have security cameras or anything high tech like that. And I know they didn’t have security in the parking lot,” she said. “I never thought it would happen here,” Matula added. “This is something that happens in a big city. I would never have thought this would have taken place here. It’s just too tight a community. It doesn’t make sense.” Photo: Nick Wagner / Austin American-Statesman via AP

2) A woman prays with a man after the shooting. Photo: Nick Wagner / Austin American-Statesman via AP

3) Police move flowers placed at a barricade near the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas on Nov. 6, 2017. A man dressed in black tactical-style gear and armed with an assault rifle opened fire inside the church, killing 26 people and wounding about 20 in what the governor called the deadliest mass shooting in the state’s history. The dead ranged in age from 5 to 72 years old. Photo: Scott Olson / Getty Images

4) Heather Cooper, 8, leaves after placing her favorite doll on a row of crosses. Photo: Mark Ralston / AFP – Getty Images

5) President Trump’s first trip to Asia covered five countries in 12 days, making stops in Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. Japan’s Emperor Akihito, left, speaks with Trump, while first lady Melania Trump talks with Empress Michiko at the Imperial Palace on Nov. 6. Trump lashed out at the U.S. trade relationship with Japan, saying it was “not fair and open”, as he prepared for formal talks with his Japanese counterpart. Photo: Laurent Fievet / AFP – Getty Images

6) Protesters from a conservative civic group take part in a pro-Trump rally in central Seoul, South Korea, on Nov. 6. Photo: Kim Hong-Ji / Reuters

7) The first lady waves outside of the Kyobashi Tsukiji elementary school. Photo: Ping Ma / AFP – Getty Images

8) Trump greets U.S. troops after speaking during an event with military personnel at Yokota Air Base on Nov. 5. Photo: Jim Watson / AFP – Getty Images

9) Mrs. Trump talks with South Korean middle school students during a Girls Play 2! Initiative, an Olympic public diplomacy outreach campaign, at the U.S. Ambassadors residence in Seoul on Nov. 7. Photo: Ahn Young-joon / AFP – Getty Images

10) Children wave Chinese and U.S.A. flags and hold flowers as they wait for the welcome ceremony for Trump and Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 9. Photo: Roman Pilipey / EPA

11) Trump gestures toward China’s President Xi Jinping, as Mrs. Trump and Xi’s wife Peng Liyuan look on at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 9. Trump urged Xi Jinping to work hard and act fast to help resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis during talks in Beijing Thursday, warning that “time is quickly running out”. Photo: Jim Watson / AFP – Getty Images

12) Visitors gathered in the courtyard of Notre-Dame in Paris on Wednesday night to watch the “Dame de Coeur” light and sound show on the cathedral’s facade. Photo: Christophe Ena / AP

13) The one-year anniversary. November 8, 2016. Trump supporters cheer as they watch election returns in New York. Trump, in an upset victory, defeated former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by running the table in battleground states across the country — from Florida and North Carolina to Ohio and Pennsylvania. Photo: Evan Vucci / AP

14) Wisconsin Badgers linebacker Leon Jacobs picks up a fumble and runs it into the end zone for a touchdown Wisconsin beat Iowa Saturday,  38-14. Photo: Rick Wood, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

15) Injured Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers leaves the field after Detroit beat the Packers Monday night at Lambeau Field, 30-17.  Photo: Mike Hoffman, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

16) Shalane Flanagan crosses the finish line of the New York City Marathon on Nov. 5, becoming the first American woman to win the race since 1977. She finished in 2 hours, 26 minutes, 53 seconds.  “It’s indescribable,” the 36-year-old Flanagan said. “It’s a moment I’m trying to soak up and savor.” The marathon went off without interruption five days after the bike path terror attack killed eight in lower Manhattan. Photo: Timothy A. Clary / AFP – Getty Images

17) British Wildlife Photography Awards 2017 winning image in the animal behaviour category: Crepuscular Contentment, Derbyshire. Photographer Andrew Parkinson said: “In 15 years of working with badgers I’ve never seen a badger sit out in the open to have a scratch. I was sat concealed behind a tree and downwind so it was especially nice that the badger had his back to me, demonstrating just how inconspicuous and inconsequential my presence was.” Photograph: Andrew Parkinson/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2017

18) An Australian green tree frog is presented during the launch of the Australian Museum’s FrogID app, which allows people to identify frog calls with their phones. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

19) In Liberec, Czech Republic, zoo workers try to catch a pelican to move it to its winter enclosure. Photograph: Petr David Josek/AP

20) In Los Angeles, dancers perform at the premiere of Disney Pixar’s Coco at the El Capitan theatre. Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

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