Photos of the Week (12/15/19)

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) House Judiciary Committee ranking member Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., speaks as chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., listens during a markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Photo: Reuters

2) Rep. Jim Jordan delivers opening remarks during the House Judiciary Committee’s markup of House Resolution 755, articles of impeachment against Trump, in Washington, DC, Dec. 11. Photo: Getty Images

3) A copy of the articles of impeachment in Washington, DC, Dec. 10. House Democrats announced they are pushing ahead with two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — charging that he corrupted the US election process and endangered national security in his dealings with Ukraine. Photo: AP

4) Reporters are escorted out of the room as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov take their seats to hold talks with their delegations at the State Department in Washington, D.C., on December 10, 2019. Photo: Jonathan Ernst / Reuters

5) Former American film producer Harvey Weinstein leaves court following a hearing in New York. Photo: AP

6) A man views sculptures of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, depicted as refugees in cages, at a Nativity scene at Claremont United Methodist Church in Claremont, California, Dec. 9, 2019. Another view. Photos: Reuters

7) People on a boat react as smoke billows from the volcanic eruption of Whakaari, also known as White Island, New Zealand. About 50 people, New Zealanders as well as foreign tourists, were feared to have been nearby at the time and several were seen near the rim of the crater minutes before the eruption. Photo: @alessandrokauffmann/via REUTERS. Another look. Photo: Michael Schade / EPA-EFE / Shutterstock

8) Tourists flee White Island by boat as it erupts in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, Dec. 2019. At least 14 people have died in the volcanic eruption. Photo: Michael Schade / MICHAEL SCHADE/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

9) A soldier from Pakistan’s Anti-Narcotics Force stands beside a burning pile of seized drugs set on fire during a drug burning ceremony in Lahore, Dec. 11. Photo: Getty Images

10) An Iraqi demonstrator carries Molotov cocktails during ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad. Photo: Reuters

11) Fishermen break up a fight between an eagle and an octopus near the surface of a fjord in Quatsino Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Photo: Mowi Canada West via REUTERS

12) A still image taken from a video shows a tamed golden eagle soaring during a traditional hunting contest outside the village of Kaynar in Almaty region, Kazakhstan. Photo: REUTERS/Pavel Mikheyev

13) Zookeepers hold ‘Meng Yuan’ and ‘Meng Xiang’ during a name-giving event for the young panda twins at the Berlin Zoo in Berlin, Germany. Photo: AP

14) A squirrel climbs up a person to get a walnut at the Boston Public Garden, in Boston, Massachusetts, on December 10, 2019. Photo: Tayfun Coskun / Anadolu Agency / Getty

15) President Trump attends the 120th Army-Navy game in Philadelphia Saturday. Photo: Facebook. He spoke with members of the Army team before the game. Photo: USA TODAY

16) A locker is set up for President Donald Trump in the Army locker room. Photo: Danny Wild, USA TODAY Sports

17) Donald Trump tosses the coin before the Army-Navy game. Photo: AFP via Getty Images

18) President Donald Trump stands for the Pledge of Allegiance before the start of the Army-Navy game. Photo: Jacquelyn Martin, AP

19) Navy Midshipmen cheer during pregame ceremonies. Navy beat Army, 31-7. Photo: Bill Streicher, USA TODAY Sports

20) 2019 Kennedy Center Honorees gather for a group photo after a gala dinner at the U.S. State Department, in Washington. Photo: REUTERS/Mike Theiler

21)Beautifully-decorated trees are the centerpiece of almost every Christmas at the White House. Photo: The White House

22) Workers unload the numerals 2 and 0 for News Year’s Eve in Times Square in Manhattan, New York. Photo: REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

23) A woman poses in front of Maurizio Cattelan’s “Comedian,” on view at Art Basel Miami, Dec. 6. Two of the three editions of the piece, which feature a banana duct-taped to a wall, have reportedly sold for $120,000. Photo: Getty Images

24) David Datuna eats a banana that was attached with duct tape to a wall, which was an artwork titled ‘Comedian’ by the artist Maurizio Cattelan, in front of a crowd at Art Basel in Miami Beach. Photo: Ronn Torossian via REUTERS

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