Photos of the Week (10/27/19)

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A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) A convoy of U.S. vehicles is seen after withdrawing from northern Syria, in Erbil, Iraq. Photo: REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

2) More than two dozen Republican lawmakers speak to reporters before gathering outside the room used for the secret House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry into President Trump, Oct. 23. Photo: Jim Lo Scalzo / JIM LO SCALZO/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

3) The flag-draped casket of the late U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) is carried through National Statuary Hall during a memorial service at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Photo: Reuters

4) Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies in front of a projection of a “Zuck Buck” at a House Financial Services Committee hearing examining the company’s plan to launch a digital currency, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Photo: Reuters

5) Embers blow in the wind as a tree trunk glows during the Kincade fire near Geyserville, California. The fire broke out in spite of rolling blackouts by utility companies in both northern and southern California. Photo: AFP

6) An aircraft drops fire retardant on a wildfire threatening a nearby home in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood in Los Angeles. The fire scorched at least 30 acres and prompted mandatory evacuations. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images

7) Women stand outside a house damaged by a tornado in the Preston Hollow section of Dallas. Photo: AP

8) Maribel Morales consoles her son Henry Ramirez, a member of Primera Iglesia Dallas, as they survey severe damage to the church after a tornado tore through Dallas on Oct. 20. Tens of thousands of Dallas residents woke up to no power on Monday after a tornado plowed a long path through the north of the city, leaving power outages and scenes of destruction in its wake. Photo: Jeffrey McWhorter / AP

9) Jane Fonda gives a thumbs up with hands cuffed in front of her during her weekly “Fire Drill Fridays” protest in Washington on Oct. 18 to advocate for urgent action to slow climate change. Photo: Sarah Silbiger / Reuters

10) Central Election Commission officials wearing disposable overalls and masks count votes from Serbia in the Kosovo capital Pristina. Vote counting has been suspended as several officials reported health problems after opening ballot boxes from Serbia. Photo: AP

11) In Feni, Bangladesh, a suspect inside a vehicle reacts after a court sentenced 16 people to death over the murder of a 19-year-old female student who was burnt alive in April. Photograph: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP via Getty Images

12) In Pembrokeshire, UK, the British astronaut Tim Peake has led a groundbreaking project to turn off all of a village’s lights to capture the celestial beauty of the cosmos using just a mobile phone at Star in west Wales. Research from Google Pixel 4 has shown that those living in Wales are the least likely to look up at the night sky compared with other regions in the UK. Photograph: Dimitris Legakis/The Guardian

13) Autumn leaves are reflected on Loch Faskally, a man-made reservoir in Pitlochry, Scotland, Britain. Photo: Reuters

14) Shepherds herd flocks of sheep in the city center of Madrid, Spain. Shepherds guided a flock of around 2,000 sheep through the streets of Madrid in defense of ancient grazing and migration rights increasingly threatened by urban sprawl.

15) In Middlesex, UK, a warthog is looking for a new home after he and nine other ‘skinny pigs’ were signed over to the RSPCA when their previous owner struggled to cope. They are guinea pigs bred to have no fur, in a similar way to sphynx cats. Photograph: RSPCA/PA

16) A 6-week-old river otter looks in the mirror during a bath in the Animal Welfare Unit of the Zoo in Cali, Colombia, Oct. 22, 2019. Photo: AFP

17) A girl runs toward pigeons in a public park, in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. Photo: AP

18) Frozen II is on the brink of hitting theaters next month. To celebrate, the film’s stars Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel posed in front of statues of their characters Anna and Elsa, respectively, in an Instagram post shared by Bell. Photo: The Daily Mail

19) In St Andrews, Scotland, hundreds of students take part in the traditional Raisin Monday foam fight on St Salvator’s Lower College Lawn. The messy display is the culmination of a weekend of festivities where first years say thank you to their more senior student “parents” for mentoring them. Photo: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

20) Ohio State running back J.K. Dobbins outruns the Wisconsin defense for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State beat Wisconsin 38-7. Photo:

21) Ohio State defenders Chase Young (2) and Tyreke Smith (11) cause Wisconsin quarterback Jack Coan to fumble the ball on fourth down during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State beat Wisconsin 38-7. Photo:

22) Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jake Kumerow dives into the end zone on a 37-yard pass from quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) late in the 2nd quarter. Oakland Raiders cornerback Daryl Worley defended on the play. The Green Bay Packers hosted the Oakland Raiders at Lambeau Field Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.  Photo:

23) Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers scores on a 3-yard run in the 3rd quarter. The Green Bay Packers hosted the Oakland Raiders at Lambeau Field Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Photo:

24) Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling races towards the end zone for a 74-yard touchdown in the 4th quarter. The Green Bay Packers hosted the Oakland Raiders at Lambeau Field Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, and won easily, 42-24.  Photo:

25) Gymnast Simone Biles performs a flip before throwing the ceremonial first pitch at game two of the World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals in Houston on Oct. 23. Photo:  Tim Warner / Getty Images

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