Photos of the Week (08/19/18)

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday morning.

1) President Donald Trump views air-assault exercises at Fort Drum, New York, on August 13, 2018, before a signing ceremony for H.R. 5515, the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019. Photo: Carolyn Kaster / AP

2) An Indian woman looks down the barrel of an 84mm rocket launcher during an Indian-army exhibition at Panther Stadium in Amritsar, India, on August 11, 2018. Photo: Narinder Nanu / AFP / Getty

3) Women from the Dominican Republic are apprehended by the border patrol for illegally crossing into the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas. Photo: REUTERS/Adrees Latif

4) Ed Bledsoe tries to hold back tears as he searches through what remains of his home on August 13, 2018, in Redding, California. Bledsoe’s wife, Melody, his great-grandson James Roberts and his great-granddaughter Emily Roberts were killed at the home in the Carr Fire. Read Bledsoe’s full story here.  Photo: John Locher / AP

5) Victims of clergy sexual abuse and their family members react as Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg on Aug. 14. A scathing Pennsylvania grand jury report released Tuesday revealed decades of child abuse allegations against more than 300 accused “predator priests” as well as claims that Roman Catholic Church leaders covered up the crimes and obstructed justice in order to avoid scandal. Photo:  Matt Rourke / AP

6) The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy. Photo: REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

7) Italian rescuers climb onto the rubble of the collapsed Morandi motorway bridge searching for victims and survivors in the northern port city of Genoa on August 14, 2018. At least 39 people were killed when the giant bridge collapsed in the deadliest bridge failure in Italy in many years. Photo: Valery Hache / AFP / Getty

8) A man points his light at the Milky Way during the peak of the Perseid meteor shower at Mavrovo national park in Macedonia. Photo: REUTERS/OgnenTeofilovski

9) A girl lies in a hammock, with the Milky Way in the background, during the peak of the Perseid meteor shower in Kozjak, Macedonia, on August 13, 2018. Photo: Ognen Teofilovski / Reuters

10) An alligator named Muja is seen in its enclosure in Belgrade’s Zoo, Serbia. Muja is officially the oldest American alligator in the world living in captivity. He was brought to Belgrade from Germany in 1937, a year after the opening of the Zoo. Muja survived three bombings of Belgrade, the Second World War and all the hardships the Zoo went through. Photo: REUTERS/Marko Djurica

11) Victor, a 620kg (97st) polar bear, is given an allergy test at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park near Doncaster after he and a smaller bear began suffering from abscesses on their feet. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA

12) A flying pig entertains crowds at the Queensland Royal Exhibition Show, known locally as the EKKA, in Brisbane, Australia. Photo: AAP/Dave Hunt/via REUTERS

13) A girl poses for a photo on a giant water lily leaf during an annual leaf-sitting event in Taipei, Taiwan. Photo: REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

14) A 1,800 square meters flower carpet on the theme “Guanajuato, cultural pride of Mexico” and made with over 500,000 dahlias and begonias is seen at Brussels’ Grand Place, Belgium. Photo: REUTERS/Yves Herman

15) A woman is concealed as she walks through a field of very tall sunflowers to cut some down in Ballygawley, Northern Ireland. Photo: REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

16) President Donald Trump meets with supporters from a group called “Bikers for Trump” at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. Photo: REUTERS/Carlos Barria

17) Ivanka Trump tries out a pen that projects an image of the Moon as she tours the Astrobotic Technology facility with CEO John Thornton (L) and U.S. Representative Keith Rothfus (R) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photo: REUTERS/Jason Cohn

18) Ivanka Trump poses with Kristina Hilko, Lauren Shovlin, and Anna Nesbitt, members of the Girls of Steel Robotics initiative, at the Astrobotic Technology facility in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photo: REUTERS/Jason Cohn

19) A street artist creates soap bubbles in front of Old St. Nicholas Church in Frankfurt, Germany, on Aug. 12. Photo:  Frank Rumpenhorst / AFP – Getty Images

20) People prepare hundreds of hot dogs in an attempt to break the Guinness record for the longest hot-dog line in Guadalajara, Mexico, on August 12, 2018. The record was set by creating a row of hot dogs that measured 4,649 feet long. Photo: Ulises Ruiz / AFP / Getty

21) A crown, flowers and pictures are shown placed at Aretha Franklin’s star on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. Photo: REUTERS/Mike Blake

22) The marquee on the Fox Theater shows the word “Respect” in memory of singer Aretha Franklin in downtown Detroit. Photo: REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

23) The name of Aretha is posted above the Franklin Street subway station in memory of singer Aretha Franklin in Manhattan, New York, August 16, 2018. Photo: REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

AND FINALLY,

The Deadly Waterfall in the Instagram Age

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