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23 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

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

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Lorenzo Flores (left) and Terrie Smith weep at a line of crosses in remembrance of those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Nov. 9.

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Stephen Willeford (right) hugs Johnnie Langendorff during a vigil for the victims of the First Baptist Church shooting on Nov. 6, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Willeford fired at suspect Devin Patrick Kelley and Langendorff drove the truck while they chased the church gunman.

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President Donald Trump dumps food in a koi pod alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe before their working lunch at Akasaka Palace in Tokyo on Nov. 6. Watching from the rear is US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

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Shalane Flanagan celebrates after winning the professional women's division at the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon on Nov. 5.

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Former President Barack Obama waves to a crowd of people as he attends Cook County jury duty at the Daley Center on Nov. 8, in Chicago.

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Russian soldiers rehearse ahead of a parade on Red Square in Moscow on Nov. 5. The event marks the 76th anniversary of a 1941 parade, when Red Army soldiers marched past the Kremlin walls toward the front line to fight Nazi Germany troops during World War II.

Romeo Ranoco / Reuters

Police block members of the GABRIELA Women's Group, who denounced the visit of President Donald Trump to attend the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders summit, outside the US embassy in Manila on Nov. 9.

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Police detain members of the Other Russia movement as they gather for an unauthorized rally to mark the centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution in St. Petersburg on Nov. 6.

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A military vehicle belonging to the Libyan National Army fires at Islamist militants during clashes in the Khreibish district of Benghazi on Nov. 9.

Jose Luis Magana / AP

An Army team carries the transfer case containing the remains of Army Sgt. 1st Class Stephen B. Cribben of Simi Valley, California, upon arrival at Dover Air Force Base on Nov. 8. The Department of Defense announced the death of Cribben, who was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel in Afghanistan.

Danish Ismail / Reuters

People carry the body of Waseem Ahmad, a suspected militant who, according to local media, was killed on Monday evening in a gun battle with Indian security forces, in Kashmir's Pulwama District on Nov. 7.

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Mohammed Shoaib, age 7, who was shot in his chest before crossing the border from Myanmar in August, shows his injury outside a medical center at Kutupalong refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on Nov. 5.

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A crowd releases lanterns into the air as they celebrate the Yee Peng festival, also known as the festival of lights, in Chiang Mai, Thailand, on Nov. 3.

Vahid Salemi / AP

Iranian schoolgirls hold up their hands painted with the colors of their country's flag and the phrase "Death to America," in an annual gathering in front of the former US Embassy marking its 1979 takeover in Tehran on Nov. 4.

Nguyen Huy Kham / Reuters

A woman wades through a submerged street at the UNESCO heritage ancient town of Hoi, Vietnam, on Nov. 6, after the typhoon Damrey hit struck the region

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Pat Lundy (left) and Josh Friend of the London band Modestep perform while suspended between two mountain peaks on a space net, at Cecil Peak near Queenstown, New Zealand, on Nov. 6.

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Igor Armicach, a doctoral student at Hebrew University's Arachnid Collection, inspects giant webs spun by long-jawed spiders (Tetragnatha) along the Soreq creek bank, near Jerusalem, on Nov. 7.

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Neven Vrbanic holds a 1-month-old Mexican black tail snake at his house in Zagreb, Croatia, on Nov. 2. The Croatian snake collector has one of the biggest private collections in Europe.


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