Photos of the Week (02/25/18)

1) Nikolas Cruz appears in court for a status hearing before Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer, Cruz is facing 17 charges of premeditated murder in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. Photo: Mike Stocker, South Florida Sun-Sentinel

2) Tyra Hemans, 19, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, speaks before boarding a bus with other students to travel to Tallahassee on Feb. 20, 2018. About 100 students traveled some 450 miles by bus Tuesday to the Florida capitol to convince state lawmakers the time for change is now, after 17 people were killed in a mass shooting at the high school. Photo: Joe Skipper / Reuters

3) Seventeen students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School lie down on the floor in silence and pray at the approximate time of the attack one week ago, inside the state Capitol. The students, members of the Congregation Kol Tikvah Temple, lost three students. Photo: Gerald Herbert / AP

4) Florida House members Rep. Manny Diaz, Jr., R- Hialeah, from left, Rep. Larry Ahern, R- Seminole, and Rep. Ben Albritton, R- Wauchula, stand in silence with other members of the Florida House in memory of the 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Photo: Scott Keeler / Tampa Bay Times via AP

5) A slideshow of the 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is played at the state Capitol on Feb. 21. Photo: Mark Wallheiser / AP

6) Florida Sen. Lauren Book, D-District 32, wipes her eyes after the memorial slide show. Photo: Mark Wallheiser / AP

7) President Donald Trump holds his notes while hosting a listening session with students survivors of mass shootings, their parents and teachers in the State Dining Room at the White House. Photo:  Getty Images North America

8) Marjory Stoneman Douglas High senior Samuel Zeif weeps after talking about how his best friend was killed during last week’s mass shooting while he participates in a listening session hosted by U.S. President Donald Trump in the state dining room at the White House on February 21, 2018, in Washington, D.C.  Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty

9) A garland sits under a large bronze statue of evangelist Billy Graham, who died Wednesday at his home aged 99, on the grounds of a Christian conference center in nearby Ridgecrest, North Carolina, U.S. February 21, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

10) A US marine is fed the blood of a cobra during the Cobra Gold joint military exercise between US and Thai military in the coastal province of Chonburi on February 19, 2018. US and Thai marines slurped snake blood and ate scorpians in a jungle survival program on Febrary 19 as part of the two nations’ annual Cobra Gold war games. Photo: LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA/AFP/Getty Images

11) Israeli analog astronauts start their mission on the D-MARS Project on February 18, 2018, in cooperation with the Israel Space Agency, which simulates life on Mars by performing several scientific experiments and staying in the D-MARS (Desert Mars Analog Ramon Station) which is built in an isolated desert area south of Mitzpe Ramon, in the Israeli Negev desert, chosen for its similarities to Mars in terms of geology, aridity, appearance and desolation. Photo: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP

12) In Shanghai, China, a girl lies on the glass-bottom platform of the Oriental Pearl tower on the second day of the Chinese New Year holiday, also known as spring festival. Photograph: Imaginechina/REX/Shutterstock

13) Dancing noses perform during a dress rehearsal for Shostakovich’s opera The Nose at the Sydney Opera House on February 19, 2018. Photo: Rick Rycroft / AP

14) Gucci made an eerie prop decision for their Milan Fashion Week runway show Wednesday — severed heads. Models carried the fake heads, which were replicas of their own noggins, down the runway while showing off the brand’s Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection, which was called “Cyborg.” Photo: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE, AFP/Getty Images

15) Pelicans keep a watchful eye on a fisherman with his catch of whiting at St Johns County Pier, St Augustine, Florida. Photograph: Gregg Newton/Reuters

16) Proboscis monkey, Malaysia. Researchers have found that male monkeys with large noses have more females in their harems, proving that size does matter. Photograph: Ikki Matsuda/PA

17) Female panda Jin Bao Bao, named “Lumi” in Finnish, plays in the snow on the opening day of the Snowpanda Resort at Ahtari Zoo, in Ahtari, Finland, on February 17, 2018. Photo: Roni Rekomaa / Lehtikuva via AP

18) Jocelyne Lamoureux of the U.S. celebrates after scoring a goal in the overtime shootout against Canada during the women’s ice hockey gold medal game. Photos:  Bruce Bennett / Getty Images, and the Associated Press

19) USA’s Madeline Rooney (right) celebrates with her teammates after winning the penalty-shot shootout in the women’s gold medal ice hockey match between the U.S. and Canada during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Hockey Center on February 22, 2018.  Photo: Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty

20) Players from Team Canada react after being defeated by Team United States by a 3-2 score in the overtime penalty-shot shootout during the women’s gold medal game on day 13 of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.  Photo: Jamie Squire / Getty.

21) Canada ice hockey star Jocelyne Larocque has issued an apology after she removed her silver medal following her team’s loss to the United States in the Winter Olympics final. Following the game, Larocque was seen taking off her silver medal and received some criticism for the action. Photo: Bruce Bennett, Getty Images.

22) Team USA celebrates with their medals after defeating Team Canada 3-2 in a shootout to win the women’s ice hockey gold medal game on day 13 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on Feb. 22, 2018. Photo: Harry How / Getty Images

23) Gold medalists Kikkan Randall and Jessica Diggins of the U.S. celebrate on the podium after the women’s cross country team sprint event. Photo: Eric Gaillard / Reuters

24) Mascot-themed deely bobbers were a popular accessory among audience members at the Olympic Games. Photograph: Damir Sagolj/Reuters

25) Canadian fans with appropriate headgear enjoy the curling. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

26) This Canadian fan adopted a punk-rock approach to patriotism at the Winter Games. Photograph: Natacha Pisarenko/AP

27) A good pun is another surefire way of getting noticed in the crowd. These fans were watching the snowboard men’s slopestyle final. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

28) Bitcoin logos and stars and stripes for these US fans, waiting for the short-track speed skating quarter-finals. Photograph: Valery Sharifulin/TASS

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s