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23 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

23 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

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

Posted on February 9, 2018, at 4:51 p.m. ET

A Tesla Roadster launched from the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket with a dummy driver named "Starman" heads toward Mars on Feb. 8.
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A Tesla Roadster launched from the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket with a dummy driver named "Starman" heads toward Mars on Feb. 8.

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after winning Super Bowl 52 on Feb. 4.
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after winning Super Bowl 52 on Feb. 4.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sits on the field after fumbling against the Philadelphia Eagles during the second half of the Super Bowl on Feb. 4.
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sits on the field after fumbling against the Philadelphia Eagles during the second half of the Super Bowl on Feb. 4.

Philadelphia Eagles fans celebrate the team's Super Bowl victory on Feb. 4.
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Philadelphia Eagles fans celebrate the team's Super Bowl victory on Feb. 4.

President Donald Trump walks to Air Force One prior to departure from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Feb. 2, as he travels to Mar-a-Lago in West Palm Beach, Florida, for the weekend.
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President Donald Trump walks to Air Force One prior to departure from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Feb. 2, as he travels to Mar-a-Lago in West Palm Beach, Florida, for the weekend.

Traders Peter Tuchman (left) and Patrick Casey on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Feb. 8. US stocks were lower Thursday morning as losses from Wednesday continued.
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Traders Peter Tuchman (left) and Patrick Casey on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Feb. 8. US stocks were lower Thursday morning as losses from Wednesday continued.

A Boris Johnson impersonator lies in a makeshift hospital bed next to an effigy of Theresa May during a People's Assembly demonstration against the Conservative government's health policy on Feb. 3, in London. The demonstration is focused on the current crisis in the National Health Service, as a demand in services has seen a surge during the winter months.
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A Boris Johnson impersonator lies in a makeshift hospital bed next to an effigy of Theresa May during a People's Assembly demonstration against the Conservative government's health policy on Feb. 3, in London. The demonstration is focused on the current crisis in the National Health Service, as a demand in services has seen a surge during the winter months.

Larry Nassar in court listening to statements before being sentenced by Judge Janice Cunningham for three counts of criminal sexual assault in Eaton County Circuit Court on Feb. 5, in Charlotte, Michigan.
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Larry Nassar in court listening to statements before being sentenced by Judge Janice Cunningham for three counts of criminal sexual assault in Eaton County Circuit Court on Feb. 5, in Charlotte, Michigan.

Amanda Kessel takes a picture of her United States women's ice hockey teammates while they attend a press conference on Feb. 7 ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
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Amanda Kessel takes a picture of her United States women's ice hockey teammates while they attend a press conference on Feb. 7 ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Vice President Mike Pence, North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister Kim Yo Jong attend the Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Feb. 9.
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Vice President Mike Pence, North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister Kim Yo Jong attend the Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Feb. 9.

South Korean soldiers stand guard at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone between South and North Korea on Feb. 7.
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South Korean soldiers stand guard at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone between South and North Korea on Feb. 7.

African people hold signs during a protest in front of the Rwandan Embassy in Herzliya, Israel, on Feb. 7. African asylum seekers in Israel are protesting a plan to deport them. Israel says thousands of migrants have 60 days to accept an offer to leave the country for an unnamed African destination — known to be Rwanda — in exchange for $3,500 and a plane ticket. Those who don't by April 1 will be incarcerated indefinitely.
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African people hold signs during a protest in front of the Rwandan Embassy in Herzliya, Israel, on Feb. 7. African asylum seekers in Israel are protesting a plan to deport them. Israel says thousands of migrants have 60 days to accept an offer to leave the country for an unnamed African destination — known to be Rwanda — in exchange for $3,500 and a plane ticket. Those who don't by April 1 will be incarcerated indefinitely.

The site of an early morning train crash on Feb. 4 between an Amtrak train and a CSX freight train in Cayce, South Carolina, which killed at least two Amtrak crew members and injured more than 110 people, authorities said.
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The site of an early morning train crash on Feb. 4 between an Amtrak train and a CSX freight train in Cayce, South Carolina, which killed at least two Amtrak crew members and injured more than 110 people, authorities said.

A rebel fighter takes a picture of a downed Sukhoi Su-25 fighter jet in Syria's northwest province of Idlib on Feb. 3.
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A rebel fighter takes a picture of a downed Sukhoi Su-25 fighter jet in Syria's northwest province of Idlib on Feb. 3.

A wounded Syrian man waits to receive medical treatment at a hospital after war planes belonging to the Assad regime carried out airstrikes over Damascus, Syria, on Feb. 6. At least 30 civilians were killed after the attacks.
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A wounded Syrian man waits to receive medical treatment at a hospital after war planes belonging to the Assad regime carried out airstrikes over Damascus, Syria, on Feb. 6. At least 30 civilians were killed after the attacks.

Yemeni militiamen allied to the country's internationally recognized government prepare to climb a mountain in the outskirts of Sanaa, Yemen, on Feb. 2.
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Yemeni militiamen allied to the country's internationally recognized government prepare to climb a mountain in the outskirts of Sanaa, Yemen, on Feb. 2.

A man carries a dog from mud and stones after a river flooded due to heavy rains in Tiquipaya, Bolivia, on Feb. 7.
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A man carries a dog from mud and stones after a river flooded due to heavy rains in Tiquipaya, Bolivia, on Feb. 7.

Rescue workers are seen by a damaged building after an earthquake hit Hualien, Taiwan, on Feb. 7.
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Rescue workers are seen by a damaged building after an earthquake hit Hualien, Taiwan, on Feb. 7.

A mahout bathes his elephant in the polluted water of the Yamuna River in New Delhi on Feb. 6.
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A mahout bathes his elephant in the polluted water of the Yamuna River in New Delhi on Feb. 6.

A reveler carries her baby as she enjoys the "Céu na Terra" or "Heaven on Earth" street party in Rio de Janeiro on Feb. 3. Merrymakers take to the streets in hundreds of open-air "bloco" parties ahead of Rio's over-the-top Carnival.
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A reveler carries her baby as she enjoys the "Céu na Terra" or "Heaven on Earth" street party in Rio de Janeiro on Feb. 3. Merrymakers take to the streets in hundreds of open-air "bloco" parties ahead of Rio's over-the-top Carnival.

Punxsutawney Phil is held up by his handler for the crowd to see during the ceremonies for Groundhog Day on Feb. 2, in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. Phil predicted six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow.
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Punxsutawney Phil is held up by his handler for the crowd to see during the ceremonies for Groundhog Day on Feb. 2, in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. Phil predicted six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow.

Oscar nominees including Steven Spielberg, Guillermo del Toro, Gary Oldman, Timothée Chalamet, Daniel Kaluuya, Sally Hawkins, Margot Robbie, Saoirse Ronan, Greta Gerwig, Meryl Streep, Willem Dafoe, Richard Jenkins, Sam Rockwell, Kobe Bryant, Mary J. Blige, Allison Janney, Laurie Metcalf, Jordan Peele, and Octavia Spencer attend the 90th Annual Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 5, in Beverly Hills, California.
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Oscar nominees including Steven Spielberg, Guillermo del Toro, Gary Oldman, Timothée Chalamet, Daniel Kaluuya, Sally Hawkins, Margot Robbie, Saoirse Ronan, Greta Gerwig, Meryl Streep, Willem Dafoe, Richard Jenkins, Sam Rockwell, Kobe Bryant, Mary J. Blige, Allison Janney, Laurie Metcalf, Jordan Peele, and Octavia Spencer attend the 90th Annual Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 5, in Beverly Hills, California.

Sotheby's Diamonds unveils the world's rarest and largest known round, D color, white, flawless diamond ever to come to the market on Feb. 8.
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Sotheby's Diamonds unveils the world's rarest and largest known round, D color, white, flawless diamond ever to come to the market on Feb. 8.

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