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23 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

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

Posted on December 29, 2017, at 6:40 p.m. ET

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A huntswoman crashes as she jumps a fence during the annual Boxing Day hunt in Chiddingstone, Britain, on Dec. 26.

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South Korean and US Marines have a wrestling match during their joint military winter exercise in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Dec. 19.

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A child sleeps on a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees mat at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on Dec. 27.

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President Trump and first lady Melania participate in NORAD Tracks Santa phone calls at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, on Dec. 24.

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off, as seen from Santa Monica, California, on Dec. 22.

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Palestinians carry an injured man during a protest against President Donald Trump's announcement to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in Khan Yunis, Gaza, on Dec. 29.

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Low winter sunshine on the Kelpies on the Forth and Clyde Canal in Falkirk, Scotland, on Dec. 28.

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An anti-government protester blocks a road on the outskirts of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on Dec. 22. The Trump administration recognized the results of Honduras' disputed presidential election despite opposition complaints, irregularities found by poll observers, and calls from Congress to back a new vote.

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President Donald Trump displays the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul package he signed Dec. 22.

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Jesus M. Montijo poses with his son Damian Kaleb in front of the Christmas tree in the shelter for Hurricane Maria victims where they currently reside, on Dec. 25 in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico.

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A friend of the superintendent of an apartment building where 12 people died in a fire in the Bronx, New York, on Dec. 29.

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Mount Sinabung volcano spews lava on Dec. 28 in Karo, North Sumatra.

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A homeless Syrian refugee holds her 2-day-old baby in Konya, Turkey, on Dec. 28.

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People dressed as devils dance in the street under fire torches during the festival, Nit de Llufes on Dec. 28 in Barcelona, Spain, to mark the Day of the Holy Innocents.

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Girls wait backstage while they participate in a Christmas event in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Dec. 22.

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International Animal Rescue veterinarians examine the health of a slow loris from the hunt of citizens in Bogor, West Java, on Dec. 28.

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A trader wearing 2018 glasses works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Dec. 29.

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Revelers battle with flour and eggs during the traditional Els Enfarinats (The Floured) festival in Ibi, Spain, on Dec. 28.

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Two women take a selfie in Bryant Park on a frigid day in Manhattan, New York City, on Dec. 27.

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Women military officers from the Afghan National Army receive certificates after completing a nine-week training program provided by Turkish Armed Forces in Antalya, Turkey, on Dec. 29.

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The Palace of Justice was illuminated during the Festival of Light and Motion Putrajaya on Dec. 28 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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A 20-year-old migrant ironworker from India cuts into vehicle metals on Dec. 29 in Lalitpur, Nepal.

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Herdsmen tame horses on the snow-covered grassland on Dec. 26 in Xilingol League, Inner Mongolia, China.


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