Photos of the Week (11/17/19)

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A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) Ambassador Bill Taylor, charge d’affaires at the U.S. embassy in Ukraine, and George Kent, deputy assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian Affairs, arrive to testify at a House Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, November 13, 2019. The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump goes public with two diplomats making their appearance before the House Intelligence committee, both of whom have expressed alarm in closed-door testimony about Trump’s dealings with Ukraine. Photo: REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

2) Top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor, left, and Career Foreign Service officer George Kent are sworn before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington during the first public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump. Photo: AP

3) Rep. Adam Schiff (left), the chair of the House Intelligence Committee, and ranking member Rep. Devin Nunes (right) watch as Bill Taylor, the top US diplomat in Ukraine, leaves after testifying during the first public impeachment hearing regarding President Donald Trump’s efforts to tie US aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents, Nov. 13. Photo: AP

4) In opening remarks, Republican ranking member Devin Nunes (L, seen with legal counsel Steve Castor) dismissed the impeachment inquiry’s first public hearings as “a televised theatrical performance staged by the Democrats” and a “low-rent Ukrainian sequel” to (Special Prosecutor Robert) Mueller’s Russian investigation. Nunes said no hearings should be held until three questions are answered – “what is the full extent of the Democrats’ prior coordination with the whistleblower; what is the full extent of Ukraine’s election meddling against the Trump campaign; and, third, why did Burisma hire Hunter Biden, what did he do for them, and did his work affect the Obama administration?” Photo: Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool via REUTERS

5) Drag gueen Pissi Myles, a special contributor with Happs News, a live news source that streams through Twitter, goes through security on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., as she arrives for the first public impeachment hearings of President Donald Trump’s efforts to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents, on November 13, 2019. Photo: Jacquelyn Martin / AP

6) Students are lead out of Saugus High School after reports of a shooting in Santa Clarita, California. Photo: Getty Images

7) A woman walks her dog along a snow-covered sidewalk in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood, Nov. 11. Photo: Getty Images

8) President Trump and first lady Melania Trump pause during a moment of silence at a Veterans Day Parade and Wreath Laying ceremony in Manhattan.  Photo: REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

9) Lance Corporal James Duggan, 23, of the United States Marine Corp speaks with Sargent Michael Sulsona, 67, a United States Marine Corp Vietnam War veteran and recipient of a Purple Heart and Bronze Star, before the Veterans Day Parade in Manhattan. Photo: REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

10) People participate in a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump while a veteran complains about their protest on November 11, 2019, in New York City. Both pro- and anti-Trump groups gathered near where President Trump laid a wreath for Veterans Day in Madison Square Park. Photo: Stephanie Keith / Getty

11) Senior nursing students from Marquette University School of Nursing who are taking part in the Veterans Affairs Nursing Academic Partnership lay a wreath at the flame on the deck of the War Memorial Center. The nurses in the program are training at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center and will work for the VA for at least two years upon graduation. A program was held at the War Memorial Center in Milwaukee in honor of veterans on Veterans Day 2019. The program was conducted by members of Milwaukee Police Post 415 and Milwaukee Firefighters Post 426 of the American Legion. Photo: Michael Sears / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

12) Fireworks are seen during the public show for the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Nov. 9, 2019 at the Brandenburg Gate (Brandenburger Tor) in Berlin, Germany. Photo: AFP

13) Supporters react as President Trump delivers remarks during a campaign rally in Bossier City, Louisiana. Photo: REUTERS/Tom Brenner

14) A woman braces against the cold stiff wind and blowing snow off Lake Michigan, Nov. 11, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois. Photo: AP

15) A man reacts as he tries to extinguish a burning Christmas tree at the Festival Walk Mall in Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, China. Anti-government protesters smashed windows and set fires in the mall, including the Christmas tree. Photo: Reuters

16) A man sleeps in a car next to burning tires barricading the highway during ongoing anti-government protests at Nahr El Kalb, Lebanon. Photo: REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

17) A barefoot Palestinian boy and others stand by a crater made by overnight Israeli missile strikes that destroyed a house and killed eight members of the Abu Malhous family in Deir al-Balah, central Gaza, Nov. 14. Photo: AP

18) In Venice, Italy, a man walks across St Mark’s Square, which is closed due to flooding. Photograph: Filippo Monteforte/AFP via Getty Images

19) A man carries a woman on his back through the flooded Piazza San Marco during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, on November 14, 2019. Photo: Flavio Lo Scalzo / Reuters

20) Residents watch as bushfires burn through farmland near the small town of Nana Glen in Australia on Nov. 12. Photo: Getty Images

21) Art Murphy, right, and his wife, Shirley, look at their destroyed property in Old Bar on Nov. 11. Photo: Getty Images

22) A burned koala named Anwen, rescued from Lake Innes Nature Reserve, receives formula at the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital ICU on Nov. 7. Photo: Reuters

23) A resident walks past homes that were hit by fire retardant during firefighting efforts in Sydney on Nov. 12. Photo: Getty Images

24) En route to Sydney, Australia, passengers on a Qantas flight from London take part in an exercise class. Photograph: James D Morgan/Getty Images for Qantas

25) Woman Turns The Stump Of A 110-Year-Old Tree Into A Magical Little Library For The Neighborhood. Great photos in this article.

26) Bhagavan “Doc” Antle (far right) poses with his staff (left to right), Kody Antle, Moksha Bybee, and China York, in a pool used in his tiger show at Myrtle Beach Safari in South Carolina. Young cubs are a big part of the business; packages for playing and having photos taken with them run from $339 to $689 a person. At about 12 weeks old, cubs are considered too big and dangerous for tourists to pet. Photo: National Geographic

27) A handout image from the Berlin Zoo shows Chinese panda bear Jiao Qing having a CT scan at the Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW) in Lebniz, Germany.

28) Nature photographer of the Year 2019: Hungarian photographer Csaba Daróczi was the overall winner for his image of playful rabbits.

29) A 14-year-old girl from Green Bay had the shot of a lifetime while deer hunting with her father. She shot two bucks — with just one arrow. Matiah Christensen said at first, she did not think she shot both of the deer. But when she and her dad tracked down two trails of blood, they realized what happened. With just one deer tag, Christensen decided to keep the 8-pointer. The DNR also let Matiah keep the antlers from the 3-pointer, which she plans to display next to the arrow. Photo: Melanie Christensen

30) Security officers keep watch near the sculpture of a giant blue cockerel named “Hahn/Cock” by German artist Katharina Fritsch, at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., on November 10, 2019. Photo: Siphiwe Sibeko / Reuters

31) A Chinese worker carries a fake dinosaur tongue at Gengu Dinosaurs Science and Technology company in Zigong, Sichuan province, China, on November 13, 2019. There are hundreds of simulated dinosaur manufacturers in Zigong City, the largest simulated-dinosaur manufacturing center in China. Photo: Lintao Zhang / Getty

32) A man dressed as Santa Claus carries a box full of letters from children from all over the world during his first appearance of the year at the German Christmas post office in Himmelpfort, Germany, on November 14, 2019. Photo: Annegret Hilse / Reuters

33) Athletes compete in a chess-boxing match organized at the Cabaret Sauvage, in Paris on November 9, 2019. Photo: Lucas Barioulet / AFP / Getty

34) Wisconsin wide receiver A.J. Taylor starts to regain his balance after bouncing off a pair of Nebraska defenders during his 55-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter. Photo: Nati Harnik, Associated Press

35) Aron Cruickshank of Wisconsin gets past Nebraska’s Cam Taylor-Brit on his 89-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in the first quarter. Photo: Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

36) Badgers players carry the Freedom Trophy after defeating Nebraska Saturday, 37-21. Photo: Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

37) A.J. Grill of Green Bay uses a long pole to feed an apple pie shot to Sean Longshore of Columbia, MO, as they tailgate prior to the Packers playing against the Carolina Panthers Sunday, November 10, 2019, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. Photo: Dan Powers, Dan Powers/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wis

38) Nicole Ragsdale, left, and Bobbi Frye don a homemade vehicle for their trek to Lambeau Field prior to the Packers playing the Carolina Panthers Sunday, November 10, 2019, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. The two are from California. Photo: Dan Powers/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin

39) Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey (22) is unable to score as time expires in the 4th quarter during the Green Bay Packers 24-16 win over the Carolina Panthers in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Sunday, November 10, 2019. Photo: RICK WOOD/MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL

40) Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams celebrates the team’s eighth win after defeating the Carolina Panthers last Sunday, November 10, 2019, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. Photo: Dan Powers/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wis

41) Jeff Kahlow (Frozen Tundra fan) and others dance in the stand during the waning moments of the game Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. The Green Bay Packers beat the Carolina Panthers 24-16. Photo: Mark Hoffman/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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