Photos of the Week (05/12/19)

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A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) Officials guide students off a bus and into a recreation center where they were reunited with their parents after a shooting at a suburban Denver middle school in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, May 7, 2019. Photo: AP

2) In New York, Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney to President Trump, prepares to address the media before leaving his Manhattan apartment for prison. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

3) A missile is seen launched during a military drill in North Korea. Photo: KCNA via REUTERS

4) Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile system fires interception missiles as rockets are launched from Gaza toward Israel, as seen from the city of Ashkelon, Israel, on May 5, 2019.  Photo: Amir Cohen / Reuters

5) Israelis crouch behind a wall as a siren warns of incoming rockets from Gaza in Ashkelon on May 5. Photo: Amir Cohen / Reuters

6) Aerial view of the Miami Air International Boeing 737-800 that overran the runway at NAS Jacksonville and came to rest in the St Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida. Photo: NTSB/via REUTERS

7) A Palestinian family breaks their fast next to their house that was destroyed during the two-day escalation in Rafah.  Photograph: Said Khatib/AFP/Getty Images

8) Workers demolish the former US embassy in Beijing 20 years after it was attacked by Chinese protestors on May 8, 1999. Photo: AFP

9) Town crier Tony Appleton announces the birth of a baby boy to Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan Duchess of Sussex, outside Windsor Castle. The Duchess of Sussex gave birth to a son, Buckingham Palace announced. It is the first child of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA. Here’s another look. Photo: AP

10) Members of Buckingham Palace staff prepare an easel to display an official notice announcing the birth of a son to Britain’s Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images

11) The announcement placed on the easel. Photo: BBC

12) The announcement on Instagram. From the Guardian.

13) People celebrate outside Windsor Castle after Britain’s Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex gave birth to a boy, in Windsor, May 6. The baby is the eighth great grandchild of the 93-year-old queen, the world s longest-reigning monarch, and could be entitled to hold joint British and American citizenship according to nationality rules. Photo: REUTERS/Hannah McKay

14) Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and his wife, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, present their newborn son in St George’s Hall at Windsor Castle.  Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/AFP/Getty Images. Another look. Reuters

15) Ahmad Sayed Rahman, a five-year-old Afghan boy who lost his right leg when he was hit by a bullet in the crossfire of a battle, dances with his prosthetic leg at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) hospital for war victims and the disabled, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: AFP

16) U.S. first lady Melania Trump watches 5-year-old Rocco Zachow-Rodriguez as he rides in a modified wheelchair created by a high school robotics team from Farmington High School in Farmington, Minnesota, May 7, 2019. Photo: Reuters

17) In Moscow servicewomen march during a rehearsal for the Victory Day parade, which marks the anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in the second world war in Red Square. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

18) A girl plays with a rifle after a Memorial Day ceremony for the fallen soldier at Latrun’s armoured corps memorial site in Israel. Photo: REUTERS/Corinna Kern

19) A group of 124 female airline pilots from 33 different airlines around the world are shown in a group photo in a Qantas hangar at Sydney Airport in Australia on May 8, 2019. The women are members of the International Society of Women Airline Pilots, which is 600 strong, gathering in Sydney for their annual conference. The International Society of Women Airline Pilots was formed in 1978 as a social organization to inspire, educate, and support women whose career goal is to be an airline pilot. Out of 168,563 airline pilots worldwide, only 8,608 are women. Photo: James D. Morgan / Getty for the International Society of Women Airline Pilots


21) An adult male loggerhead sea turtle, equipped with a satellite tag to track migratory patterns, is released into the Atlantic Ocean at Sombrero Beach, May 7, 2019, after convalescing since early February at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital following surgeries to remove a fish hook. Photo: Reuters

22) A peacock displays his plumage towards a peahen in a traditional courtship ritual at a park in London, Britain. Photo: Reuters

23) Capturing an underwater photograph of a massive brown bear as it fishes for salmon might seem like an impossible—and impossibly dangerous—feat. But with ingenuity, patience, and an abundance of bears, the wildlife photographer Mikhail Korostelev managed to do just that. To improve his chances, Korostelev ventured to the South Kamchatka Sanctuary, an isolated, 795,000-acre federally protected reserve on the tip of Russia’s easternmost peninsula. Not only is this home to the largest of all protected brown-bear populations in Russia, the sanctuary’s rivers see some of the largest salmon runs along the Pacific Coast. Along the Ozemaya River, one of the bears’ favorite fishing haunts, Korostelev submerged a remotely operated camera and waited. Before long, a curious bear happened upon the unusual object sitting on the river bottom, and, as it began to investigate, Korostelev snapped this breathtaking photograph. Terrestrial Wildlife Winner in the 2019 BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition. Photo: Mikhail Korostelev / BigPicture Photography Competition

24) In 2018, Australia experienced its third-hottest year on record—temperatures that, coupled with historic droughts, created prime conditions for bushfires. For slow-moving koalas, the odds of surviving fast-burning blazes like these are slim. Which made photographer Julie Fletcher’s discovery on this day all the more surprising. Having set out to document the desolate, fire-ravaged forests on Kangaroo Island off South Australia, Fletcher watched as the determined koala, its fur tinged burnt sienna, climbed a tree and began to munch charred, crispy leaves. “He was watching me the whole time,” she says, “with an intensity that told the story.” Photo: Julie Fletcher / BigPicture Photography Competition, Terrestrial Wildlife Finalist

25) Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo slam dunks the ball during the third quarter of Game Four of the NBA Eastern Conference  playoff series between the Boston Celtics and the Bucks at the TD Garden in Boston on Monday, May 6, 2019. The Bucks won, 113-101. Photo: European Press Agency

26) Caught on TNT’s cameras Wednesday,  a fan presented auto racer Danica Patrick a drink – free of charge. It all took place as the Milwaukee Bucks staged a 116-91 win over the Boston Celtics to clinch a win in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Patrick is the girlfriend of Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (who also happens to be a minority owner of the Milwaukee Bucks), who was sitting to her left. The fan was Rick Barrett,  the developer behind notable Milwaukee high-rise apartment structure The Moderne next door to Fiserv Forum and the planned Couture high-rise overlooking Milwaukee’s downtown lakefront. Photo: Twitter

27) Golfer Tiger Woods is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, by U.S. President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden at the White House. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

28) Performers take part in the countdown of 1000 days to the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics in Beijing. Photo: AP

29) A young girl looks at The Rat Woman, Mondo Cane, part of the Belgian pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale in Venice. Photograph: David Levene/The Guardian

30) Björk performs at the Shed in NYC during her Cornucopia tour. Photograph: Santiago Felipe/Getty Images

31) The 71st annual Met Ball in New York was themed ‘camp’. The event raised money for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Here, Cara Delevingne is wrapped in rainbow ribbons, with a banana headpiece. Photograph: Karwai Tang/WireImage

32) Winnie Harlow sports a blond cropped wig and jewelled full-length gown.  Photograph: Jennifer Graylock/PA

33) Cardi B’s custom Thom Browne dress features 30,000 feathers. Thirty-five people had a hand in its creation.  Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images

34) Jared Leto in a long-sleeved red silk Gucci gown, carrying a wax-like replica of his head.  Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

35) Haus of Gaga … Lady Gaga in one of her outfits. She had multiple. Photograph: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images

36) Katy Perry lights up the pink carpet in a dress designed by Jeremy Scott for Moschino. Photograph: Karwai Tang/WireImage


Houston Texans defensive end and former Badger J. J. Watt speaks during the UW-Madison spring commencement ceremony at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wis., Saturday, May 11, 2019.  Photo: AMBER ARNOLD, STATE JOURNAL

‘Big enough to fit Bucky Badger’: J.J. Watt’s custom gown a 1st for University Book Store


Before. The Chestnut grove of trees outside the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts in 2019. Photo: Chelsey Lewis and James B. Nelson/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

After. A boy runs near tree stumps in the sunken grove outside the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts Saturday in Milwaukee. Crews cut down nearly 20 trees Saturday morning as part of a planned renovation to convert the space into a grassy lawn. (Photo: Sophie Carson/ Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

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