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22 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

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

Posted on October 28, 2017, at 12:45 p.m. ET

Protesters throw small Russian flags at President Trump and Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Capitol Hill, Oct. 24.
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Protesters throw small Russian flags at President Trump and Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Capitol Hill, Oct. 24.

USS Ashland sailors help Zeus, one of two dogs accompanying two Honolulu women who were rescued on Oct. 25 after they were lost at sea for months while trying to sail from Hawaii to Tahiti.
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USS Ashland sailors help Zeus, one of two dogs accompanying two Honolulu women who were rescued on Oct. 25 after they were lost at sea for months while trying to sail from Hawaii to Tahiti.

Military aircraft perform a flyover before Game 1 of the 2017 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on Oct. 24.
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Military aircraft perform a flyover before Game 1 of the 2017 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on Oct. 24.

Swedish MEP Linnéa Engström sits behind a placard during a debate about combating sexual harassment and abuse in the EU at the European Parliament in France, on Oct 25.
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Swedish MEP Linnéa Engström sits behind a placard during a debate about combating sexual harassment and abuse in the EU at the European Parliament in France, on Oct 25.

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A woman lays on the ground in protest as a group of police stand guard outside of a polling station during Kenya's controversial rerun election on Oct. 26.
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A woman lays on the ground in protest as a group of police stand guard outside of a polling station during Kenya's controversial rerun election on Oct. 26.

One of the newly released JFK files that details efforts to trace Lee Harvey Oswald's travel is read for the first time on Oct. 26.
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One of the newly released JFK files that details efforts to trace Lee Harvey Oswald's travel is read for the first time on Oct. 26.


Waves crash over Newhaven Lighthouse on the south coast of England on Oct. 21 as Storm Brian hits the country.
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Waves crash over Newhaven Lighthouse on the south coast of England on Oct. 21 as Storm Brian hits the country.

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Myeshia Johnson kisses the casket of her husband US Army Sgt. La David Johnson during his burial service on Oct. 21 in Hollywood, Florida.
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Myeshia Johnson kisses the casket of her husband US Army Sgt. La David Johnson during his burial service on Oct. 21 in Hollywood, Florida.

People look at prototypes of a border wall in San Diego on Oct. 26.
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People look at prototypes of a border wall in San Diego on Oct. 26.

Wax figure of Lady Gaga displayed at Madame Tussauds Museum during its press preview in New Delhi, India, on Oct. 24.
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Wax figure of Lady Gaga displayed at Madame Tussauds Museum during its press preview in New Delhi, India, on Oct. 24.

Hindu devotees perform religious rituals during Chhath festival in Allahabad, India, on Oct. 27.
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Hindu devotees perform religious rituals during Chhath festival in Allahabad, India, on Oct. 27.

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A Syrian man cleans a pool of blood from the floor as another one treats a baby at a makeshift clinic in the rebel held town of Douma, Syria, on Oct. 26.
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A Syrian man cleans a pool of blood from the floor as another one treats a baby at a makeshift clinic in the rebel held town of Douma, Syria, on Oct. 26.

Men stand next to the carcass of a fin whale on Île de Ré, western France, on Oct. 25.
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Men stand next to the carcass of a fin whale on Île de Ré, western France, on Oct. 25.


US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin and wife Louise Linton lay a wreath at the Hall of Remembrance on Oct. 26 during their visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial museum in Jerusalem.
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US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin and wife Louise Linton lay a wreath at the Hall of Remembrance on Oct. 26 during their visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial museum in Jerusalem.

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President Trump speaks while meeting with children of the White House press corps dressed in Halloween costumes in the Oval Office on Oct. 27.
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President Trump speaks while meeting with children of the White House press corps dressed in Halloween costumes in the Oval Office on Oct. 27.

Hala al-Nufi, age 2, suffers from a metabolic disorder, worsening due to the siege and food shortages in the eastern Ghouta, Syria, on Oct. 25
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Hala al-Nufi, age 2, suffers from a metabolic disorder, worsening due to the siege and food shortages in the eastern Ghouta, Syria, on Oct. 25

Crowds of people hold up photographs of the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej as they wait in line to attend his funeral during the five-day royal cremation ceremony on Oct. 26.
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Crowds of people hold up photographs of the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej as they wait in line to attend his funeral during the five-day royal cremation ceremony on Oct. 26.

Women dressed as zombies during Halloween weekend in Tokyo on Oct. 28.
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Women dressed as zombies during Halloween weekend in Tokyo on Oct. 28.

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Hostesses rejoice in Tiananmen Square during the closing session of the 19th Communist Party Congress in Beijing on Oct. 24.
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Hostesses rejoice in Tiananmen Square during the closing session of the 19th Communist Party Congress in Beijing on Oct. 24.

Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" is displayed in London on Oct. 24 ahead of its upcoming auction at Christie's in New York.
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Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" is displayed in London on Oct. 24 ahead of its upcoming auction at Christie's in New York.

Rose McGowan raises her fist as she speaks during The Women's Convention in Detroit on Oct. 27.
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Rose McGowan raises her fist as she speaks during The Women's Convention in Detroit on Oct. 27.

A monkey plays with a Colombian police officer's rifle on Oct. 25.
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A monkey plays with a Colombian police officer's rifle on Oct. 25.


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