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The week in 24 photos

Updated 6:12 AM ET, Fri September 21, 2018
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Willie Schubert cradles his dog, Lucky, as they await help atop a stranded van in Pollocksville, North Carolina, on Monday, September 17. Hurricane Florence had lingered over the weekend, causing historic flooding in the Carolinas. Steve Helber/AP
Supporters of President Donald Trump cheer as he speaks during a campaign rally in Las Vegas on Thursday, September 20. Evan Vucci/AP
The leaders of North and South Korea join hands Thursday, September 20, atop North Korea's Mount Paektu. From left are North Korean first lady Ri Sol Ju, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and South Korean first lady Kim Jung-sook. Moon is the first South Korean President to travel to North Korea's capital in more than a decade. See more photos from their three-day summit Pyeongyang Press Corps/Pool/Reuters
This photo, taken on Monday, September 17, shows a landslide that killed dozens in the mining town of Itogon, Philippines. Typhoon Mangkhut, the world's strongest storm this year, carved a destructive and deadly path from the Philippines into mainland China. Jes Aznar/The New York Times/Redux
Glenn Weiss, who had just won an Emmy Award for his work directing the Oscars, proposes on stage to his girlfriend, Jan Svendsen, on Monday, September 17. She said yes. Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic/Getty Images
A transgender woman waits to perform at an event raising funds for the transgender community in Mumbai, India, on Thursday, September 20. Francis Mascarenhas/Reuters
A woman is escorted from the scene of a shooting in Middleton, Wisconsin, on Wednesday, September 19. Three people were seriously wounded when a co-worker opened fire at a software firm, police said. The gunman was shot by law enforcement and later died at the hospital. Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal/AP
Pop star Justin Bieber plays a guitar outside Buckingham Palace in London on Tuesday, September 18. The unexpected performance came while Bieber and his fiancée, Hailey Baldwin, were out sightseeing. A small crowd gathered to watch his short acoustic set. KGC-182/STAR MAX/IPx/AP
Police grab a protester's leg as they try to clear Germany's Hambach Forest on Sunday, September 16. Activists have been holed up in treehouses to prevent an energy company from razing more of the forest and mining coal. CHRISTOPHE GATEAU/DPA/Getty Images
Russian President Vladimir Putin tests a new sniper rifle while visiting Patriot Park in Kubinka, Russia, on Wednesday, September 19. ALEXEY NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images
Mitch McConnell, majority leader of the US Senate, takes an elevator while on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, September 18. Erin Schaff/The New York Times/Redux
The face of performance artist Marina Abramovic was painted on a building in Milan, Italy, to publicize an upcoming exhibition by Italian artist Maurizio Cattellan. Cattellan's exhibition, "The Artist Is Present," opens in Shanghai, China, on October 10. The exhibition shares the same name of one of Abramovic's most famous works -- when she sat still at a museum and stared at strangers almost every day for three months. Luca Bruno/AP
Police officers carry puppies as they march at a military parade in Santiago, Chile, on Wednesday, September 19. The puppies will be trained to be police dogs. Rodrigo Garrido/REUTERS
Pope Francis stops for a selfie as he meets with young people in Palermo, Italy, on Saturday, September 15. Tony Gentile/REUTERS
A 3-week-old baby rhino walks in the Ramat Gan Safari Park, near Tel Aviv, Israel, on Monday, September 17. Ariel Schalit/AP
Actor Jack Black kisses his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame after it was unveiled on Tuesday, September 18. Mario Anzuoni/REUTERS
US President Donald Trump hands out food at Temple Baptist Church, where food and other supplies were being distributed Wednesday, September 19, as part of Hurricane Florence recovery efforts in New Bern, North Carolina. Evan Vucci/AP
Women observe the Muslim holy day of Ashura at a mosque in Tehran, Iran, on Thursday, September 20. Ebrahim Noroozi/AP
A child, suffering from malnutrition, lies on a hospital bed in Abs, Yemen, on Wednesday, September 19. The country's three-year civil war has left many unable to afford food and water. ESSA AHMED/AFP/Getty Images
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, at center in the dark-blue tie, attends a meeting of provincial chairman at his party's headquarters in Ankara on Friday, September 14. ADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk speaks at a news conference where he announced that Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will be the company's first space tourist. Maezawa has chartered a flight aboard the Big Falcon Rocket, which is still being developed, for a slingshot trip around the Moon as soon as 2023. He's planning to take six to eight artists with him on the mission free of charge. Mario Tama/Getty Images
A 2015 edition of Chris Levine's "Lightness of Being (Pink)," which depicts Britain's Queen Elizabeth II with her eyes closed, is displayed at an auction in London on Tuesday, September 18. The portrait, a multicolored silkscreen with hand-applied Swarovski crystals, was expected to fetch up to £100,000 (about $130,000). Samir Hussein/Getty Images
An aerial photo, taken on Thursday, September 20, shows the dried-up bed of Brenet Lake in Les Brenets, Switzerland. FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images
People listen to a rabbi during a Tashlich ceremony in Herzeliya, Israel, on Monday, September 17. Tashlich, which means '"to cast away" in Hebrew, is the practice by which Jews go to a large flowing body of water and symbolically "throw away" their sins by throwing a piece of bread or similar food into the water before the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur. See last week in 26 photos Ariel Schalit/AP