Photos of the Week (05/27/18)

A pictorial week-in-review we post every Sunday.

1) Lieutenant Colonel Charles Anthony of the Hawaii National Guard measures sulfur dioxide gas levels at a lava flow on Highway 137 southeast of Pahoa during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii. Photo: REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

2) Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein departs a criminal courtroom in New York  after being charged with multiple counts of sexual assault. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

3) The Punggye-ri nuclear test site is demolished in front of a gathering of international media in North Korea. Photograph: Handout/News1 via Getty Images

4) A Pro-Life activist interrupts a Pro-Choice demonstration where volunteers dress up as Handmaids ahead of a May 25 referendum on abortion law, in Dublin, Ireland. Photo: REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

5) In Donegal, Ireland, a police officer and an election officer onboard a ferry delivering a ballot box to Gola Island for the abortion referendum. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

6) A man pushes his bicycle through a devastated street in the Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood on the southern outskirts of Syria’s capital of Damascus on May 22, 2018. Earlier in the week the government seized the Yarmuk Palestinian camp and adjacent neighborhoods of Tadamun and Hajar al-Aswad from ISIS members, putting Damascus fully under its control for the first time since 2012. Photo: Louai Beshara / AFP / Getty

7) A university student fires a hand-made mortar in support of the people of Monimbo, a neighborhood in Masaya, a city some 35 km from Managua, Nicaragua, on May 22, 2018. Masaya, once a cradle of the Sandinista movement, is now a hotbed of resistance to President Daniel Ortega. Initially triggered by now-aborted reforms to the near-bankrupt social security system, unrest in Nicaragua has broadened into a rejection of Ortega, his wife, and vice president Rosario Murillo, who are seen as autocratic. Photo: Inti Ocon / AFP / Getty

8) Honour guards stand behind a string used to ensure that they stand in a straight line, outside the Great Hall of the People before the welcome ceremony for Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel, in Beijing, China. Photo: REUTERS/Jason Lee

9) A captain walks inside the yacht called “Basrah Breeze”, once owned by former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein, who was toppled in a U.S.-led invasion in 2003, in the southern port of Basra, Iraq.  Photo: REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

10) This official wedding photograph released by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex shows The Duke and Duchess in The Green Drawing Room, Windsor Castle, with (left-to-right): Back row: Master Jasper Dyer, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Prince of Wales, Ms. Doria Ragland, The Duke of Cambridge; middle row: Master Brian Mulroney, the Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Elizabeth II, the Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte, Prince George, Miss Rylan Litt, Master John Mulroney; Front row: Miss Ivy Mulroney, Miss Florence van Cutsem, Miss Zalie Warren, Miss Remi Litt.  Photo: Alexi Lubomirski/via Reuters

11) A first year cadet attempts to place a midshipman’s cap on top of the grease covered 21-foot (6.4 meter) Herndon Monument, ending their freshman year at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Photo: REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

12) One of nine cameras that had been set up by photographer Bill Ingalls to capture the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on May 22, 2018. It was not the heat of the rocket thrusters that melted the Canon DSLR and its lens, but the flames of a brush fire that was sparked by the launch. The camera had been set up about a quarter of a mile away, and other cameras that were closer came through just fine. The fried camera kept working until its toasty end, and the memory card remained dintact. Photo:Bill Ingalls / NASA

13) The “Arcipelago Pulito” project in the Tyrrhenian Sea in Livorno, Italy has fishermen bring ashore the plastic they have collected on their fishing trips for recycling at a specialized plant. The project is the result of an agreement among the Tuscan Region, the Ministry of the Environment, Unicoop Firenze and Revet Recycling under the supervision of the coast guard of Tuscany. About 10 percent of the volume of each fish haul is plastic waste. A worker at Revet Recycling selects plastic waste collected by the fishermen. Photo: Getty Images

14) A bat flies between trees in Guwahati, India, on May 23, 2018. A deadly virus carried by fruit bats has killed at least five people in southern India and more than 90 people are in quarantine, a top health official said on May 22. Photo: Biju Boro / AFP / Getty

15) In San José Villanueva, El Salvador, a bird rests on the head of a white-tailed deer. Photograph: Marvin Recinos/AFP/Getty Images

16) A bottlenose dolphin lifting a harbour porpoise up in the air in a rare attack at Chanonry Point in the Moray Firth, Scotland. Photograph: Jamie Muny/PA

17) A snowy owl looks very content as it smiles for Edward Kopeschny in Ontario, Canada. Photograph: Comedy Wildlife Photography Awar/Edward Kopeschny/Barcroft Images

18) Rod Stewart and his wife, Penny Lancaster, leave St Peter’s square at the end of Pope Francis’s weekly audience. Photograph: Franco Origlia/Getty Images

19) In Zhangjiajie, China, performance artists Houle Douce rehearse on tightropes at the Tianmen Mountain national park. Photograph: China Daily/Reuters

20) Visitors admire artist Luke Jerram’s installation “Museum of the Moon” at Liverpool Cathedral, part of the “Changing Tides” creative program curated for the Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta and Bordeaux Wine Festival on May 24, 2018, in Liverpool, England. The installation is a 23-foot replica of the moon which uses detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface and includes a sound composition created by BAFTA and Ivor Novello award-winning composer Dan Jones. Photo:Christopher Furlong / Getty

21) Artwork by sculptor Donald Lipski. A statue of a Dalmatian balances a real taxi cab on its nose outside of the Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital in New York City on May 23, 2018. Photo: Atilgan Ozdil / Anadolu Agency / Getty

22) Professional racing driver Danica Patrick stands beside her custom-built LEGO life-size model, made up of 14,819 bricks, built over nearly 200 hours by a team of nine designers and Master Builders, in Times Square, New York, on May 22, 2018.  Photo: Amy Sussman / AP Images for The LEGO Group



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