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31 Of The Most Amazing Photos Of The Week

The art of photography is an amazing tool used by journalists all over the world. Some images they create can make you laugh, cry, or enter a state of awe. Others are just aesthetically beautiful and pleasing to the eye. These are some of the most amazing images from this week created by hardworking photographers all over the globe.

Posted on December 5, 2014, at 3:56 p.m. ET

An image of 18-year-old Michael Brown is seen on the tie of his father, Michael Brown Sr., as he attends Sunday service under a makeshift tent next to the destroyed Flood Christian Church in Ferguson, Missouri, Nov. 30.
Adrees Latif / Reuters

An image of 18-year-old Michael Brown is seen on the tie of his father, Michael Brown Sr., as he attends Sunday service under a makeshift tent next to the destroyed Flood Christian Church in Ferguson, Missouri, Nov. 30.

A protester shouts at police as he blocks traffic before being arrested outside the Ferguson Police Station in Ferguson, Missouri, Nov. 29.
Adrees Latif / Reuters

A protester shouts at police as he blocks traffic before being arrested outside the Ferguson Police Station in Ferguson, Missouri, Nov. 29.

Rescuers battle an ambulance fire outside a pharmacy at Xingqing District on Dec. 1, in Yinchuan, Ningxia province of China. An ambulance parked outside a pharmacy for emergency situations and transporting medicine caught on fire due to the driver heating its fuel tank in cold winter.
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Rescuers battle an ambulance fire outside a pharmacy at Xingqing District on Dec. 1, in Yinchuan, Ningxia province of China. An ambulance parked outside a pharmacy for emergency situations and transporting medicine caught on fire due to the driver heating its fuel tank in cold winter.

Pro-democracy protesters clash with police as they try to take over Lung Wo Road outside Hong Kong's Government complex on Nov. 30 in Hong Kong.
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Pro-democracy protesters clash with police as they try to take over Lung Wo Road outside Hong Kong's Government complex on Nov. 30 in Hong Kong.

The coffin of Phillip Hughes is carried down the aisle during the funeral service for him on Dec. 3, in Macksville, Australia. Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died Thursday, aged 25, as a result of head injuries sustained during the Sheffield Shield match between South Australia and New South Wales on Tuesday, Nov. 25.
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The coffin of Phillip Hughes is carried down the aisle during the funeral service for him on Dec. 3, in Macksville, Australia. Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died Thursday, aged 25, as a result of head injuries sustained during the Sheffield Shield match between South Australia and New South Wales on Tuesday, Nov. 25.

The United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying NASA's first Orion deep space exploration craft takes off from the launch pad on Dec. 5, in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Joe Raedle / Getty Images

The United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying NASA's first Orion deep space exploration craft takes off from the launch pad on Dec. 5, in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Saudi youths demonstrate a stunt known as "sidewall skiing" (driving on two wheels) in the northern city of Tabuk, in Saudi Arabia, Dec. 3.
Mohamed Hwaity / Reuters

Saudi youths demonstrate a stunt known as "sidewall skiing" (driving on two wheels) in the northern city of Tabuk, in Saudi Arabia, Dec. 3.

Singer Ariana Grande performs as model Elsa Hosk walks the runway at the annual Victoria's Secret fashion show at Earls Court on Dec. 2, in London, England.
Karwai Tang / WireImage

Singer Ariana Grande performs as model Elsa Hosk walks the runway at the annual Victoria's Secret fashion show at Earls Court on Dec. 2, in London, England.

A spectator dressed as Spiderman approaches Manchester City player Gael Clichy during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester City at Stadium of Light on Dec. 3, in Sunderland, England.
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A spectator dressed as Spiderman approaches Manchester City player Gael Clichy during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester City at Stadium of Light on Dec. 3, in Sunderland, England.

Fog spreads across an agriculture field in the early morning on the outskirts of the Pakistani city of Lahore on Dec. 4.
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Fog spreads across an agriculture field in the early morning on the outskirts of the Pakistani city of Lahore on Dec. 4.

Indian Navy soldiers play drums during Navy Day celebrations in Mumbai, Dec. 2, marking their battle at Karachi Harbour during the India-Pakistan war in 1971.
Danish Siddiqui / Reuters

Indian Navy soldiers play drums during Navy Day celebrations in Mumbai, Dec. 2, marking their battle at Karachi Harbour during the India-Pakistan war in 1971.

Children, who are internally displaced due to fighting between rebels and forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, walk past tents at the Jarjanaz refugee camp in the southern countryside of Idlib, Nov. 30.
Khalil Ashawi / Reuters

Children, who are internally displaced due to fighting between rebels and forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, walk past tents at the Jarjanaz refugee camp in the southern countryside of Idlib, Nov. 30.

A terminally ill patient raises his arm in a hospice for those dying of AIDS at the Buddhist temple Wat Prabat Nampu in Lopburi province, north of Bangkok, Nov. 30. Since 1992, the temple has provided housing for HIV positive patients and palliative care for those in the final stages of the AIDS disease.
Damir Sagolj / Reuters

A terminally ill patient raises his arm in a hospice for those dying of AIDS at the Buddhist temple Wat Prabat Nampu in Lopburi province, north of Bangkok, Nov. 30. Since 1992, the temple has provided housing for HIV positive patients and palliative care for those in the final stages of the AIDS disease.

A butcher holds his sword high as he looks for a buffalo to be sacrificed inside an enclosed compound during the sacrificial ceremony of the "Gadhimai Mela" festival in Bariyapur, Nov. 28.
Navesh Chitrakar / Reuters

A butcher holds his sword high as he looks for a buffalo to be sacrificed inside an enclosed compound during the sacrificial ceremony of the "Gadhimai Mela" festival in Bariyapur, Nov. 28.

Two bulls fight as villagers watch during an ethnic Dong traditional bullfighting contest in Congjiang county, Guizhou province, Nov. 29. About 44 buffalos were part of the contest on Saturday.
Sheng Li / Reuters

Two bulls fight as villagers watch during an ethnic Dong traditional bullfighting contest in Congjiang county, Guizhou province, Nov. 29. About 44 buffalos were part of the contest on Saturday.

A monkey cowers as its trainer Qi Defang approaches during training for a circus in Suzhou, Anhui province, Nov. 29.
William Hong / Reuters

A monkey cowers as its trainer Qi Defang approaches during training for a circus in Suzhou, Anhui province, Nov. 29.

Members of the "Skipper" yacht club dressed as Father Frost, the Russian equivalent of Santa Claus, greet the crew of another boat as they sail a yacht to mark the end of the sailboat season, with the air temperature at about minus 18 degrees Celsius (minus 0.4 degrees Fahrenheit), on the Yenisei River, outside Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Nov. 30.
Ilya Naymushin / Reuters

Members of the "Skipper" yacht club dressed as Father Frost, the Russian equivalent of Santa Claus, greet the crew of another boat as they sail a yacht to mark the end of the sailboat season, with the air temperature at about minus 18 degrees Celsius (minus 0.4 degrees Fahrenheit), on the Yenisei River, outside Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Nov. 30.

St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey (12), wide receiver Tavon Austin (11), tight end Jared Cook (89), wide receiver Chris Givens (13), and wide receiver Kenny Britt (81) put their hands up to show support for Michael Brown before a game against the Oakland Raiders at the Edward Jones Dome on Sunday.
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St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey (12), wide receiver Tavon Austin (11), tight end Jared Cook (89), wide receiver Chris Givens (13), and wide receiver Kenny Britt (81) put their hands up to show support for Michael Brown before a game against the Oakland Raiders at the Edward Jones Dome on Sunday.

U.S. President Barack Obama dances with participants during the 92nd annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, D.C., Dec. 4.
Yuri Gripas / Reuters

U.S. President Barack Obama dances with participants during the 92nd annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, D.C., Dec. 4.

The Great Britain women's pursuit team in action during the Team Pursuit Qualifying Session on day one of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup at the Lee Valley Velopark Velodrome on Dec. 5, in London, England.
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The Great Britain women's pursuit team in action during the Team Pursuit Qualifying Session on day one of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup at the Lee Valley Velopark Velodrome on Dec. 5, in London, England.

Prince Harry attends the annual ICAP Charity Day at ICAP on Dec. 3, in London, England.
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Prince Harry attends the annual ICAP Charity Day at ICAP on Dec. 3, in London, England.

A parked car is covered with ice in Lichtenau in northern Austria, Dec. 3. Freezing fog and rain has covered parts of the region with ice, causing blocked roads due to fallen trees and closed schools for security reasons.
Heinz-Peter Bader / Reuters

A parked car is covered with ice in Lichtenau in northern Austria, Dec. 3. Freezing fog and rain has covered parts of the region with ice, causing blocked roads due to fallen trees and closed schools for security reasons.

Palestinians warm themselves by a fire near the ruins of houses that witnesses said were destroyed by Israeli shelling during the most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, in the east of Gaza City, Dec. 1.
Mohammed Salem / Reuters

Palestinians warm themselves by a fire near the ruins of houses that witnesses said were destroyed by Israeli shelling during the most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, in the east of Gaza City, Dec. 1.

A member of the air force helps her colleague with her makeup before a military parade celebrating Romania's National Day in Bucharest, Dec. 1.
Radu Sigheti / Reuters

A member of the air force helps her colleague with her makeup before a military parade celebrating Romania's National Day in Bucharest, Dec. 1.

A CETEG (State Coordinator of Teachers of Guerrero) member walks with a replica rifle during a protest demanding the government find of missing students of the Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College Raul Isidro Burgos, in Chilpancingo, in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, Dec. 1.
Jorge Lopez / Reuters

A CETEG (State Coordinator of Teachers of Guerrero) member walks with a replica rifle during a protest demanding the government find of missing students of the Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College Raul Isidro Burgos, in Chilpancingo, in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, Dec. 1.

Mexican protestors hold torches during a rally against President Enrique Pena Nieto's administration on the second anniversary of his term in office in Mexico City, Mexico, on Dec. 1.
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Mexican protestors hold torches during a rally against President Enrique Pena Nieto's administration on the second anniversary of his term in office in Mexico City, Mexico, on Dec. 1.

Crude oil streams through the desert in south Israel, near the village of Beer Ora, north of Eilat, Dec. 4. Millions of liters of crude oil have gushed out of a pipeline to flood 200 acres of a desert nature reserve in southern Israel, officials said on Thursday.
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Crude oil streams through the desert in south Israel, near the village of Beer Ora, north of Eilat, Dec. 4. Millions of liters of crude oil have gushed out of a pipeline to flood 200 acres of a desert nature reserve in southern Israel, officials said on Thursday.

Rescuers search for survivors at the residence of the Iranian ambassador after a car bomb attack in Sanaa, Dec. 3.
Khaled Abdullah Ali Al Mahdi

Rescuers search for survivors at the residence of the Iranian ambassador after a car bomb attack in Sanaa, Dec. 3.

People hold up signs in protest in Times Square, New York, on Dec. 3. This was sparked by a New York grand jury ruling not to file criminal charges against a police officer who contributed to the death of Eric Garner.
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People hold up signs in protest in Times Square, New York, on Dec. 3. This was sparked by a New York grand jury ruling not to file criminal charges against a police officer who contributed to the death of Eric Garner.

Gwen Carr, mother of the late Eric Garner, listens as civil rights activist The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at the National Action Network in Harlem, New York, Dec. 3. Sharpton on Wednesday called for a protest march in Washington, D.C., following a New York grand jury decision not to indict a white policeman in the chokehold death of Eric Garner.
Carlo Allegri / Reuters

Gwen Carr, mother of the late Eric Garner, listens as civil rights activist The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at the National Action Network in Harlem, New York, Dec. 3. Sharpton on Wednesday called for a protest march in Washington, D.C., following a New York grand jury decision not to indict a white policeman in the chokehold death of Eric Garner.

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