Photos of the Week (02/23/20)

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A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) Buses carrying passengers from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship leave a port in Yokohama, near Tokyo, Japan. Photo: AP

2) President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump ride in the presidential limousine as they take a pace lap ahead of the start of the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, Feb. 16, 2020. Photo: AP

3) NASCAR Cup Series driver Ryan Newman wrecks during the final lap of the Daytona 500, in Daytona Beach, Florida, Feb. 17. Photo: USA Today Sports

4) Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich enters his house in Chicago after his release from Colorado prison after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former governor for political corruption. Photo: AP

5) Roger Stone, former adviser to President Trump, arrives with his wife, Nydia, at the E. Barrett Prettyman courthouse in Washington, DC, Feb. 20. Stone was sentenced after being found guilty on seven felony counts of obstructing a congressional investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. Photo: Getty Images

6) Democratic presidential candidates (from left) former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and former vice president Joe Biden raise their hands for questions during the Democratic presidential primary debate in Las Vegas, Feb. 19. Photo: Getty Images

7) Dagmar Turner, 53, plays the violin while surgeons remove her brain tumor at King’s College Hospital in London, Jan. 31. Photo: Reuters

8) In Jacksonville, Florida, Juliana Stratton, the lieutenant governor of Illinois, sits in a box to highlight the plight of a 19th-century Virginia slave who mailed himself to Philadelphia, trying to escape slavery. Stratton’s visit to the historic Underground Railroad site in Illinois was one of several she is making statewide in observation of Black History Month. Photograph: Darren Iozia/AP

9) The abandoned 77-meter (250-feet) cargo ship MV Alta is seen stuck on rocks near the village of Ballycotton south-east of Cork in Southern Ireland, Feb. 18, 2020. Photo: AFP

10) A tapestry designed by Renaissance artist Raphael is installed on a lower wall of the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican as part of celebrations marking the 500th anniversary of his death in this handout photo released. Phoot: Reuters

11) A tourist takes a picture of a mockup of an Emirates Airbus A380 jetliner made of flowers at Dubai Miracle Garden in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The mockup A380 is covered in over 500,000 flowers and plants. Photo: AP

12) In Cologne, Germany,  revellers take part in Women’s Carnival Day. Photograph: Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters

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