Photos of the Week (09/09/18)

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

1) The U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in to testify during his U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on September 4, 2018. Photo: Andrew Harnik / Reuters

2) A protester is led away by police after disrupting the second day of the confirmation hearing for the Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on September 5, 2018. Photo: Win McNamee / Getty

3) Navy Lieutenant Jack McCain, the son of Senator John McCain, is reflected in the wall of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial as Jack’s mother, Cindy McCain, accompanied by Defense Secretary James Mattis (right) and President Donald Trump’s Chief of Staff John Kelly (left), departs after laying a wreath at the memorial, in Washington, D.C., on September 1, 2018.  Photo:Andrew Harnik / AFP / Getty

4) Light from a train is seen as it rounds a bend near the Sacramento River as flames from the Delta Fire fill a valley in Delta, California. Photograph: Getty Images

5) An aerial photo shows the aftermath of a large landslide that occurred after an earthquake hit Hokkaido. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, a powerful 6.7-magnitude earthquake jolted the northern island of Hokkaido in the early hours, causing large landslides and blackouts. Photograph: Jiji Press/EPA

6) The Villarrica volcano, seen at night from Pucón, Chile, on September 2, 2018. Ivan Alvarado / Reuters

7) People walk by a Nike advertisement featuring Colin Kaepernick on display. Nike this week unveiled the deal with the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, who is known for starting protests among NFL players over police brutality and racial inequality. Photograph: Mark Lennihan/AP

8) Soldiers march during a military parade marking the 70th anniversary of North Korea’s foundation. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

9) St Peter’s Basilica in Rome is reflected in a puddle as tourists walk along the Via della Conciliazione.  Photograph: Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images

10) Wisconsin nose tackle Kayden Lyles celebrates his recovery of a fumble in the third quarter against New Mexico Saturday. The Badgers won, 45-14.  Photo: Mark Hoffman / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

11) Sheqerie Buqaj, a Kosovar woman, lies on her back as she receives a traditional face painting by the Kosovar Bosnian Aziza Sefitagic. As part of the centuries-old tradition, older women prepare young brides, painting their faces in many layers of colors with the golden circles symbolise the cycles of life. This tradition is on the verge of extinction. Photograph: Armend Nimani/AFP/Getty Images

12) A model exhibits a creation by Badgley Mischka at New York fashion week. James Mischka and Mark Badgley are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their fashion label. Photograph: Peter Foley/EPA

13) Laury Thilleman, the former Miss France 2011, takes part in the Mud Day Lyon-Balcons du Dauphine 2018, a 13-kilometer obstacle race near Lyon, France, on September 1, 2018. Photo:Romain Lafabregue / AFP / Getty

14) In Lekeitio, Spain, a participant falls into the water after picking up a rubber goose from a rope during the celebration of the traditional Goose Day competition. During this event, geese are hung from a rope in the middle of the harbor and participants have to grab them and jump into the water. This edition has been the first one to use imitation geese rather than real birds. Photograph: Miguel Tona/EPA

15) (L-R) Daisie Burt, Ruby Cohen and Mia Nijs enjoy free sweets from a giant five meter tall pick ‘n’ mix display, which has been unveiled on London’s Southbank. Photograph: David Parry/PA


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