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23 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

Here are the most moving, sorrowful, and breathtaking pictures from the past week.

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President Donald J. Trump holds a Channellock tool during the "Made in America" roundtable event held in Washington, DC, on July 19.

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Workers remove letters from the “TRUMP” sign on top of the Trump International Hotel and Tower in downtown Toronto on July 18. New owner JCF Capital ULC reached a deal in June with Trump Hotels to buy out its management contracts.

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Republican Sen. Jerry Moran jumps the tracks of the Senate subway on Capitol Hill to get around a large gathering of reporters in Washington, DC, on July 18. On Monday, Moran announced his opposition to the Senate health care bill, effectively killing its chances of passing.

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O.J. Simpson enters for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nevada, on July 20. Simpson was granted parole after being convicted in 2008 of an armed heist in a Las Vegas hotel.

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Medical workers and police treat a woman who has overdosed on heroin, the second case in a matter of minutes, on July 14, in Warren, Ohio. According to recent statistics, at least 4,149 Ohioans died from drug overdoses in 2016, a 36% leap from the previous year, making the state the leader in the nation's overdose deaths.

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A child with an open-heart surgery scar cries while holding an empty tear gas canister, which was earlier thrown by riot police during clashes with residents of the Nile island of al-Warraq. The riots broke out when security forces attempted to demolish illegal buildings, in the south of Cairo, on July 16.

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US Paralympian David Brown and guide Jerome Avery stand exhausted after Brown won the Men's 200-meter T11 second heat at the World Para Athletics Championships on July 20, in London.

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An air tanker drops retardant while battling a wildfire near Mariposa, California on July 19. The fire has forced thousands of people from homes in and around a half-dozen small communities, officials said.

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An Apache helicopter demonstrates its capabilities during a spectacular live-action air show in Gloucestershire, England, on July 16.

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A member of the Royal Malaysian Police Special Tactical Unit takes part in a drill to prepare for the upcoming Southeast Asian Games at KL Sentral in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on July 20. Kuala Lumpur will be the host city of the 29th SEA Games and the 9th ASEAN Para Games Aug. 19–30.

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Israeli police officers check the body of an assailant after he was shot dead by Israeli police at the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem's Old City on July 14.

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In this July 11 photo, destroyed buildings are framed by the window of a damaged hotel on the west side of Mosul. Iraq’s U.S.-backed forces succeeded in wresting Mosul from ISIS, but at the cost of enormous destruction. The nearly nine-month fight culminated in a crescendo of devastation — the blasting of the historic Old City to root out the militants’ final pockets.

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A protester is helped during a demonstration in the northern town of El Hoceima, Morocco, on July 20, when clashes between police and protesters left at least 83 injured.

Yuri Gripas / Reuters

The all-girl team from Afghanistan prepares to compete in the First Global International Robot Olympics after they were originally denied entry into the US, in Washington, DC, on July 17.

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Belgian researcher Jeroen Schuermans holds a human brain, part of a collection of more than 3,000 brains that could provide insight into psychiatric diseases, at a psychiatric hospital in Duffel, Belgium, on July 19.

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Anna Voloshyna and Valyzaveta Yakhno of Ukraine compete during the Women's Synchronized Duet Technical event on day one of the Budapest 2017 FINA World Championships, on July 14.

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Seven-year-old Ben MacDonald submerses himself in Legos during “Bricklive” at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, on July 20 in Glasgow. The debut of Europe’s largest Lego event treated fans to creations from the world’s best builders.

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Marvel Comics co-creator Stan Lee shows his hands after placing them in cement during a Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony in the forecourt of the TCL Chinese Theatre, on July 18.

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A boy pets a dog after the unveiling of brand-new kennels for Saint Bernards near Bourg-Saint-Pierre, between Switzerland and Italy, on July 14.

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