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The week in 34 photos

Updated 4:46 PM ET, Sun July 29, 2018
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Firefighters try to extinguish wildfire flames in Kineta, Greece, on Tuesday, July 24. Dozens of people have been killed in the wildfires -- the worst to affect Greece in over a decade. VALERIE GACHE/AFP/Getty Images
Tia Coleman, left, is comforted by her sister, Leeta Bigbee, after speaking to the media at a hospital in Branson, Missouri, on Saturday, July 21. Coleman survived the sinking of a duck boat but lost nine family members in the accident. Seventeen people were killed in all. Charlie Riedel/AP
A massive iceberg, rising roughly 100 meters (328 feet) above the water, has parked itself next to an isolated fishing community off western Greenland. "It's the biggest we've ever seen here," said Susanne Eliassen, a village councilor in Innaarsuit. Christian Streib/CNN
People listen to US President Donald Trump as he speaks during a Veterans of Foreign Wars convention on Tuesday, July 24 Evan Vucci/AP
A baboon yawns at the Tierpark Hellabrunn zoo in Munich, Germany, on Tuesday, July 24. PETER KNEFFEL/DPA/Getty Images
Adalicia Montecinos holds her son Johan at a restaurant in Yojoa, Honduras, on Friday, July 20. Johan had just been reunited with his parents after months of separation. He and his father were detained in March after crossing the US-Mexico border. Johan's father was deported, and Johan was put at a shelter in Arizona. Esteban Felix/AP
US President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Maryland's Andrews Air Force Base on Friday, July 20. AL DRAGO/The New York Times/Redux
Singer Beyonce holds her twins, Sir and Rumi, in this photo she posted to her website on Wednesday, July 25. They were on a European vacation. From Beyonce.com
Migrants wrapped in Red Cross blankets disembark from a Spanish boat after 110 people were rescued from an inflatable boat in the Mediterranean Sea on Saturday, July 21. Europe's migration crisis in 25 photos JORGE GUERRERO/AFP/Getty Images
MMA star Conor McGregor arrives to talk to the media after he pleaded guilty Thursday, July 26, to a violation of disorderly conduct. He had been originally charged with multiple counts of assault and criminal mischief after attacking a bus filled with UFC fighters in April. As part of his plea deal, he must undergo anger-management counseling and fulfill five days of community service. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images
An Orion spacecraft is displayed at the White House during a "Made in America Product Showcase" on Monday, July 23. NASA has been working on Orion since the space shuttle program was retired in 2011. JIM LO SCALZO/EPA
A plane leaves a vapor trail as it flies above Gunnedah, Australia, on Saturday, July 21. David Gray/REUTERS/Newscom
New York Daily News reporter Chelsia Rose Marcius cries Monday, July 23, after the newspaper laid off about half of its newsroom staff. Like so many print publications, the Daily News has battled faltering advertising revenue amid a transition to a digital-centric media landscape. Mark Lennihan/AP
A police officer sprays tear gas at one protester as another protester stands in front of the race director's car during the Tour de France on Tuesday, July 24. Protesting farmers had blocked the road with hay bales, and the iconic cycling race was temporarily halted after tear gas inadvertently got into the eyes of some riders. See the best photos of the Tour de France Stephane Mahe/REUTERS/Newscom
A bead of sweat falls from a member of the Queen's Guard as he takes part in a changing of the guard ceremony in London on Monday, July 23. The country is currently in the midst of one of the hottest summers on record, according to the Met Office. Kirsty O'Connor/PA/AP
Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was destroyed by a man with a pickax on Wednesday, July 25, according to a Los Angeles police officer. A man was later arrested on suspicion of felony vandalism. Christian Monterrosa/Sipa USA
Villagers take refuge in a makeshift evacuation center after a hydropower dam collapsed in Champasak, Laos, causing extensive flooding on Monday, July 23. At least 26 people have been killed, and thousands are homeless. Jes Aznar/Getty Images
US Sen. Pat Roberts, right, leaves a meeting with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday, July 26. Whip list: Where senators stand on Kavanaugh Jacquelyn Martin/AP
Smoke from the Ferguson Fire fills California's Yosemite Valley on Wednesday, July 25. Some of the most iconic areas of Yosemite National Park were forced to close because of the wildfire. Noah Berger/AP
Sarah Klein embraces Mimi Wegener as victims of Larry Nassar are joined by Senate Democrats during a news conference in Washington on Tuesday, July 24. Nassar, a former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, is serving 40 to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing women and girls under the guise of performing medical treatment. More than 150 people said in court that he sexually abused them over the past two decades. Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images
An 11-day-old giant panda cub is seen at the Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou, China, on Wednesday, July 25. Related story: How pandas are making a comeback Huang Guobao/Xinhua/Sipa USA
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, who is running for governor, celebrates after he won a Republican primary runoff on Tuesday, July 24. Kemp, who received an endorsement from President Trump, defeated Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle. MELISSA GOLDEN/The New York Times/Redux
Pop star Katy Perry performs at a concert in Perth, Australia, on Tuesday, July 24. Paul Kane/Getty Images
Tightrope walker Tatian-Mosio Bongonga scales the Monmartre hill toward Paris' Sacre Coeur Basilica on Friday, July 20. Philippe Wojazer/REUTERS/Newscom
Protesters and their children participate in a sit-in at the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington on Thursday, July 26. Thursday marked the court-ordered deadline for the Trump administration to reunite families that were separated after crossing the US border. The signs at this protest were inspired by the "I am a man" signs that were seen during the civil rights era. Win McNamee/Getty Images
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly looks out from behind a curtain before President Trump addressed a Veterans of Foreign Wars convention on Tuesday, July 24. Carlos Barria/REUTERS/Newscom
Employees from a Trader Joe's supermarket hug each other after a gunman barricaded himself inside the Los Angeles store on Saturday, July 21. One employee was killed in the standoff with police. Damian Dovarganes/AP
Men push a car through a flooded street in Ahmadabad, India, on Friday, July 20. Hundreds of people were rescued from flood-affected areas as incessant rains lashed the state of Gujarat. Ajit Solanki/AP
Members of the Fox family take part in their "Wall of Death" show, which was part of the annual Masham Steam Rally in Masham, England, on Saturday, July 21. OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images
Pablo Villavicencio, an undocumented immigrant who was detained while delivering food to a military base in New York, talks to reporters after being released from a correctional facility in Kearny, New Jersey, on Tuesday, July 24. His deportation proceedings have also been paused, his lawyers said, after a judge granted a temporary restraining order. The judge ruled that Villavicencio, who came to the country illegally in 2008, has the right to pursue a legal waiver to block his deportation order. Julio Cortez/AP
People enjoy a public swimming pool in Hanover, Germany, on Tuesday, July 24. Much of Europe has been baking under a massive high-pressure ridge that is allowing tropical heat to climb all the way to the Arctic. JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE/AFP/Getty Images
Municipality officers stand by a four-story apartment building that collapsed after heavy rains caused a landslide in Istanbul on Tuesday, July 24. The building had been evacuated before its collapse. -/AFP/Getty Images
British actress Judi Dench, left, has ice cream with Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, in East Cowes, England, on Tuesday, July 24. They were on the private beach of the late Queen Victoria, who Dench has portrayed on camera. Andrew Matthews/PA/AP
A person dressed as Santa Claus uses a restroom Monday, July 23, during the World Santa Claus Congress, an event held every summer in Copenhagen, Denmark. See last week in 27 photos Andrew Kelly/REUTERS/Newscom