The week in 32 photos

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North Korea's chief negotiator, Ri Son Gwon, speaks to South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, right, as they meet in the border town of Panmunjom on Tuesday, January 9. It was the first time the two nations have met face to face in more than two years. North Korea agreed to send a delegation to next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea. It also agreed to hold talks with Seoul to ease military tensions. Korea Pool via AP
Oprah Winfrey accepts the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes on Sunday, January 7. She is the first black woman to receive the award, which is given annually "to a talented individual who has made an incredible impact on the world of entertainment." Her acceptance speech spurred chatter of a presidential run, and two of her close friends told CNN that she is "actively thinking" about it. Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal via Getty Images
A massive shelf cloud looms over Sydney on Tuesday, January 9. These menacing clouds are quite common in the Australian city. Daniel Povall/From Twitter
A freshwater stingray is measured at the Sea Life aquarium in Hanover, Germany, on Thursday, January 11. HOLGER HOLLEMANN/AFP/Getty Images
An aerial view of Montecito, California, shows mudflow and debris on Tuesday, January 9. Heavy rains unleashed deadly mudslides that damaged or swept away dozens of homes. Ventura County Sheriff's Office via AP
The No. 45 is seen on the shirt cuffs of US President Donald Trump as he meets with lawmakers in Washington on Tuesday, January 9. Trump is the 45th US President. Doug Mills/The New York Times/Redux
In this photo, distributed by the Transport Ministry of China, Chinese authorities spray foam on an oil tanker that was ablaze off the coast of Shanghai on Wednesday, January 10. The Panama-registered tanker, Sanchi, was carrying 136,000 tons of oil from Iran to South Korea when it collided with a Hong Kong-registered freighter in the East China Sea on Saturday, January 6. Thirty Iranian and two Bangladeshi sailors were on the Sanchi during the catastrophic collision. Transport Ministry of China/AFP/Getty Images
Rebecca Hickson, left, and Sarah Turnbull pose for photos after being married in Newcastle, Australia, on Tuesday, January 9. It was the first day that same-sex couples could be legally married in the country without applying for a special exception. DAN HIMBRECHTS/AAP/EPA-EFE
A worker walks past a snow sculpture before the opening of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival on Friday, January 5. The festival in China's northeast Heilongjiang province attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images
A member of the White Helmets, the volunteer rescue group also known as the Syrian Civil Defense, carries a wounded child after an airstrike in the Syrian enclave of Eastern Ghouta on Saturday, January 6. The White Helmets reported dozens of airstrikes in the area that day. Bassam Khabieh/Reuters/Newscom
The newest generation of Sony's robotic dog Aibo is demonstrated on the eve of CES, the annual electronics show in Las Vegas, on Monday, January 8. DAVID MCNEW/AFP/Getty Images
Ukrainian servicemen fire a howitzer at pro-Russian separatists near the Ukrainian village of Novoluhanske on Thursday, January 11. MARKIIAN LYSEIKO/EPA-EFE
Kiyoshi Kimura, president of a company that runs a sushi restaurant chain, poses with a massive bluefin tuna at the Tsukiji Market in Tokyo on Friday, January 5. The tuna weighed 190 kilograms (419 pounds). Toru Hanai/Reuters/Newscom
A service member plays taps at the memorial service of former New Jersey Gov. Brendan Byrne on Monday, January 8. Byrne died last week at the age of 93. Seth Wenig/AP
A firefighter walks past a Boston house that caught fire the night before on Saturday, January 6. Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Emergency personnel carry a woman from a collapsed house after a mudslide in Montecito, California, on Tuesday, January 9. See more photos from the mudslides Kenneth Song/ZUMAPRESS/Newscom
Actor Gary Oldman wears a Time's Up pin and carries his Golden Globe Award while attending an afterparty in Beverly Hills, California, on Sunday, January 7. Time's Up is Hollywood's new initiative to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic/Getty Images
Reuters journalists Wa Lone, center front, and Kyaw Soe Oo, center back, are escorted by police as they leave a courtroom in Yangon, Myanmar, on Wednesday, January 10. They were arrested last month while working on stories about the Rohingya minority in Rakhine state, Reuters reported, citing the men's lawyers. In a statement to Reuters in December, the Myanmar government said the reporters had been detained after they "illegally acquired information with the intention to share it with foreign media." Reuters Editor-in-Chief Stephen Adler said the agency was "extremely disappointed" at what he termed an "wholly unwarranted, blatant attack on press freedom." LYNN BO BO/EPA-EFE
Rada the elephant plays with a Christmas tree at a zoo in Munster, Germany, on Friday, January 5. BERND THISSEN/AFP/Getty Images
Julio Dominguez Lozara watches his daughter Cynthia and her two sisters play with Three Kings Day gifts in a Mexico City tent camp on Saturday, January 6. They have been living in the tent camp since their apartment was damaged in a September earthquake. Rebecca Blackwell/AP
Cliven Bundy walks out of a federal court in Las Vegas with his wife, Carol, on Monday, January 8. A federal judge dismissed a case against the rancher that stemmed from an armed standoff with federal authorities four years ago, according to court papers. K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP
A man holds a cross during a competition to retrieve it from the water during Epiphany celebrations in Zygi, Cyprus, on Saturday, January 6. Yiannis Kourtoglou/Reuters/Newscom
A judge yawns during a ceremony held to mark the opening of the legal year in Hong Kong on Monday, January 8. VIVEK PRAKASH/AFP/Getty Images
Visitors stand in front of the Anna-Eva Bergman painting "Un horizon" during an exhibition in Leipzig, Germany, on Thursday, January 11. Jens Meyer/AP
A fox in Bath, England, walks through a cemetery at dusk on Wednesday, January 10. Matt Cardy/Getty Images
A government official in Bangkok, Thailand, arranges cardboard cutouts of Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Tuesday, January 9. Prayuth put a cutout of himself at a press event and told reporters to talk to it instead of him. See the video Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters/Newscom
A macaque looks at a man's camera Saturday, January 6, at the Wulongkou Nature Reserve in Jiyuan, China. AFP/Getty Images
People shout slogans during an anti-austerity protest in Tunis, Tunisia, on Tuesday, January 9. Tunisian police have arrested more than 300 people after four nights of protests, Interior Ministry spokesman Col. Major Khelifa Chibani told state news agency TAP on Thursday, January 11. The protests are against an unpopular new Finance Act, which saw price hikes and value-added-tax increases imposed from January 1. FETHI BELAID/AFP/Getty Images
JP Noda stocks cannabis at The Apothecarium shortly before the San Francisco store opened for its first day of recreational marijuana sales on Saturday, January 6. California is now the sixth state to allow sales of recreational marijuana. Noah Berger/AP
Students in Lahore, Pakistan, light candles Thursday, January 11, during a rally condemning the rape and killing of Zainab Amin, a 7-year-old girl whose body was found dumped on a garbage pile in the Pakistani city of Kasur. Zainab's killing has angered locals who say the authorities have done too little to keep their children safe after a series of similar killings. K.M. Chaudary/AP
Roman Catholics grab a rope, pulling a carriage with an image of the Black Nazarene, during a procession in Manila, Philippines, on Tuesday, January 9. Aaron Favila/AP
A reservoir in Vilanova de Sau, Spain, was so low on water Thursday, January 11, that the remains of an ancient village could be seen uncovered. See last week in 18 photos Emilio Morenatti/AP