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The week in 35 photos

Published 6:14 AM ET, Fri December 5, 2014
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Demonstrators march past New York's Radio City Music Hall on Wednesday, December 3, to protest a grand jury's decision not to bring criminal charges against New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo. Pantaleo was the officer who put Eric Garner in a chokehold in July for allegedly selling cigarettes illegally. Garner, a 43-year-old asthmatic, died en route to the hospital. Todd Heisler/The New York Times/Redux
Kenyan soldiers look over the bodies of dead quarry workers Tuesday, December 2, in the village of Kormey. Al-Shabaab militants raided the quarry, separating non-Muslim workers from their Muslim counterparts and executing them, a spokesman for the group said. Al-Shabaab said the attack was retaliation for mosque raids that Kenyan security forces carried out last month to weed out extremists. AP
A man living with HIV sits inside the HIV/AIDS Care Center, a hospice in Yangon, Myanmar, on Monday, December 1. It was World AIDS Day, a chance to raise global awareness about the virus. LYNN BO BO/EPA/Landov
A monkey cowers as its trainer approaches it during training for a circus in Suzhou, China, on Saturday, November 29. Suzhou is known as the hometown of circus troupes in China. It has more than 300 circus troupes. William Hong/Reuters/Landov
Members of the "Skipper" yacht club -- dressed as Father Frost, the Russian equivalent of Santa Claus -- mark the end of the sailboat season Sunday, November 30, outside Krasnoyarsk, Russia. The temperature was minus-18 degrees Celsius (-0.4 degrees Fahrenheit). ILYA NAYMUSHIN/Reuters/Landov
Pop star Ariana Grande sings on the runway as model Elsa Hosk walks past her at the Victoria's Secret fashion show Tuesday, December 2, in London. Samir Hussein/Getty Images
A Romanian soldier sleeps on a bus Monday, December 1, before taking part in a parade to mark the country's national holiday, Great Union Day. Vadim Ghirda/AP
Brides to-be compete in the "Running of the Brides" event Saturday, November 29, in Bangkok, Thailand. Some 65 couples attended the event in hope of winning a dream-wedding package worth about $30,000. NARONG SANGNAK/EPA/Landov
Work crews in Camarillo, California, channel mudflows during a powerful storm on Tuesday, December 2. The area, which struggled with wildfires earlier this year, was under mandatory evacuation orders. JONATHAN ALCORN/Reuters/Landov
Devotees carry the relic of St. Andrews in the small town of Arnedillo, Spain, on Sunday, November 30. The smoke is part of their annual blessing. Alvaro Barrientos/AP
Michael Brown Sr. wears a tie depicting his late son, Michael Brown Jr., as he attends a church service in Ferguson, Missouri, on Sunday, November 30. A grand jury's decision not to indict a Ferguson police officer over Brown's death prompted new waves of protests this week in Ferguson and across the country. ADREES LATIF/Reuters/Landov
A fisherman is lifted by a rescue helicopter after his vessel capsized near Yantai, China, on Thursday, December 4. Xinhua/LANDOV
An Indian naval band rehearses Tuesday, December 2, for Navy Day celebrations in Mumbai, India. PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP/Getty Images
Jordan Kessler, son of trader Glenn Kessler, uses his father's cell phone and badge on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, November 28. Traders traditionally bring their children to work for the half day of trading that takes place after the Thanksgiving holiday. BRENDAN MCDERMID/Reuters/Landov
Miners return from their shift at the Kalinina coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine, on Monday, December 1. ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images
Pope Francis, left, and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I hug each other Sunday, November 30, after a divine liturgy at the Patriarchal Church of St. George in Istanbul. Francis and Bartholomew -- the spiritual leader of some 300 million Orthodox Christians worldwide -- signed a declaration committing to unity between the two churches. Thanassis Stavrakis/AP
Police in Rome clash with demonstrators Wednesday, December 3, during a rally against the government's labor reform bill. MASSIMO PERCOSSI/EPA/Landov
A man takes part in the U.K. Christmas Tree Throwing Championships, which were held Sunday, December 30, in Keele, England. OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images
A victim of a mosque bombing in Kano, Nigeria, is carried on top of a car before being buried on Friday, November 28. At least 120 people were killed and 270 others wounded when two suicide bombers blew themselves up and gunmen opened fire on the congregation, a rescue official said. Stringer/Reuters/Landov
A man preaches during a service Friday, November 28, at a church in Rio de Janeiro. Evangelical Christianity is the fastest-growing religious segment in Brazil, and its population is exploding. Felipe Dana/AP
Gregory Hughes, front, carries the coffin of his son, cricket player Phillip Hughes, during a funeral service Wednesday, December 3, in Macksville, Australia. Hughes, 25, died after he was hit by a cricket ball during a match in Sydney. "Without doubt he was a rising star, with his best cricket ahead of him," said James Sutherland, the CEO of Cricket Australia. "He was a hero to kids around the nation and particularly those around his home grounds of New South Wales." Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
NASA's Orion spacecraft is mounted atop a rocket Thursday, December 4, at Cape Canaveral, Florida. The launch of Orion -- a craft designed to eventually explore deep space -- is to be one of NASA's biggest moments since the shuttle era ended in 2011. NASA/Bill Ingalls/AP
Supporters of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak celebrate Saturday, November 29, after he was cleared of charges linking him to the deaths of hundreds of protesters in 2011. The ruling was a stunning reversal for Mubarak, who two years ago had been sentenced to life in prison. Stringer/Reuters/Landov
Britain's Prince Harry mans the telephones during the 22nd annual ICAP Charity Day while he was at the London offices of ICAP brokers on Wednesday, December 3. HEATHCLIFF O'MALLEY/AFP/Getty Images
Burnt Bibles lie on a bench at St. Sebastian's Church in New Delhi after a fire destroyed the church on Monday, December 1. While the cause of the fire is not known, the Delhi Catholic Archdiocese said that "mischief" was suspected. Tsering Topgyal/AP
History enthusiasts take part in a re-enactment of the Battle of Austerlitz, one of Napoleon Bonaparte's famous victories, near Slavkov u Brna, Czech Republic, on Saturday, November 29. Petr David Josek/AP
National Guard troops stand guard outside a Target store in Ferguson, Missouri, on Friday, November 28. Scott Olson/Getty Images
Singer Madonna hugs her son David, left, while her daughter Mercy looks on in Kasungu, Malawi, on Sunday, November 30. The pop icon has a charity organization called Raising Malawi, and she adopted David and Mercy in the country. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP
During a funeral service Tuesday, December 2, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, men bury the coffins of six people who were killed during the country's uprising in late October. Joe Penney/Reuters/Landov
Men walk though a tunnel decorated with murals during the Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru, on Monday, December 1. Delegates from more than 190 countries will meet in Lima for two weeks to work on a climate deal that is supposed to be adopted next year in Paris. Rodrigo Abd/AP
The casket of Ohio State football player Kosta Karageorge is placed into a hearse after his funeral Wednesday, December 3, in Columbus, Ohio. The 22-year-old, who had been missing since last Wednesday, was found dead in a Dumpster. Police believe he shot himself. Jay LaPrete/AP
Police charge into an area used as a campsite by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong on Monday, December 1. Demonstrators want to pressure the government to allow open elections for Hong Kong's chief executive in 2017. DALE de la REY/AFP/Getty Images
Gallery assistants position a painting -- "Rome, from Mount Aventine" by British artist Joseph Mallord William Turner -- at Sotheby's auction house in London on Friday, November 28. The painting sold for $47.5 million. JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images
A protester pushing his bicycle in Mexico City yells slogans Monday, December 1, during a demonstration showing support for the 43 college students who went missing in September. HENRY ROMERO/Reuters/Landov
An overloaded vehicle carries people returning from the Gadhimai Mela festival in Bariyapur, Nepal, on Saturday, November 29. See last week in 36 photos Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters/Landov