Photos of the week: 8/5 - 8/12

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CORFE CASTLE, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 12: (EDITORS NOTE: THIS IS A COMPOSITE IMAGE) Satellites, planes and comets transit across the night sky under stars that appear to rotate above Corfe Castle on August 12, 2016 in Corfe Castle, United Kingdom. The Perseids meteor shower occurs every year when the Earth passes through the cloud of debris left by Comet Swift-Tuttle, and appear to radiate from the constellation Perseus in the north eastern sky. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
SRINAGAR, KASHMIR, INDIA - AUGUST 11: Neighbors and relatives mourn around the body of Jameela Rashid, a Kashmiri Muslim woman who died of cardiac arrest when Indian government forces entered her house, her husband and locals alleged , following violence that has left over 55 people dead including many women and thousands injured, on August 11, 2016 in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian administered Kashmir, India. Thousands of Kashmiri Muslims took to the streets in Indian administered Kashmir protesting against the Indian rule and against the recent civilian killings by Indian government forces. Indian authorities imposed strict curfew by deploying thousand of its forces on roads and alley ways on the 32th day in Kashmir to thwart protest marches following a call given by anti-India and pro Kashmir resistance leaders, which aims to protest against the killing of innocents in the valley. Fierce protests in Indian-administered Kashmir over the killing of a young rebel commander Burhan Wani have left over 55 people dead including many woman and over 5000 Injured as an ongoing unrest in Indian controlled Kashmir enters its 32 day. It is the worst violence in the area since 2010. The protests have triggered a heavy crackdown by Indian government forces including many strict curfews. (Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images)
HONG KONG - AUGUST 10: A patient receives cupping treatment by Dr. Eason Yu Kin Cho at a Chinese medicine clinic. on August 10, 2016 in Hong Kong. The Chinese treatment, also known as 'ba guan', utilizes heated glass cups to create a suction on the patient's skin, causing a circular mark that looks like bruising on the skin. The traditional practice has caught people's attention since U.S. Olympic athletes, including swimmer Michael Phelps, have appeared with circular bruises over his body this week. (Photo by Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 10: A man identified as 'Steve from Virginia' is grabbed by police as he climbs up the Trump Tower on August 10, 2016 in New York City. The man used suction cups to scale more than 20 stories of GOP Presidential Candidate Donald Trump's signature skyscraper in Manhattan. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10: Ricky Gervais attends the World Premiere 'David Brent: Life On The Road' at Odeon Leicester Square on August 10, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/WireImage)
SHANGHAI, CHINA - AUGUST 09: A mother panda holds her panda cub at a wildlife park on August 9, 2016 in Shanghai, China. Born at the Shanghai Base of the China Giant Panda Protection and Research Center with a full body length of 14.3 centimeters and body weight of 151 grams, the first panda cub born in Shanghai survives it's full month, growing up to 38 centimeters and 1,497 grams. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
SHAH ALAM, MALAYSIA - AUGUST 06: A child runs near the paddy field during the International Day of the World's Indigenous People celebrations on August 6, 2016 in Shah Alam, Malaysia. The United Nations named August 9 International Day of the World's Indigenous People in 1994 to promote awareness of issues faced by indigenous people around the world. This art festival features the aboriginal and indigenous peoples from various countries such as Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and Malaysia. (Photo by Mohd Samsul Mohd Said/Getty Images)
Two tourists walk between empty beach chairs at the Baltic Sea in Travemuende, northern Germany, Friday, Aug. 12, 2016. Weather in Germany is rainy and too cold for the season. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
A firefighting helicopter drops its load of water on a forest fire near Santa Comba Dao, northern Portugal, Thursday, Aug. 11 2016. Firefighters in Portugal are battling multiple blazes fed by brush in a hot, dry summer for a sixth straight day. Major fires have also been raging in northwestern Spain and southern France. (AP Photo/Sergio Azenha)
Kim Shappley smiles as her daughter Kai Shappley, 5, colors on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in Pearland, Texas. Kai Shappley is a transgender child about to enter kindergarten. Her mother asked the local school board and district to change its bathroom policy for transgendered students. The Pearland Independent School District board listened to Shappley Tuesday, but didn't alter its policy. (AP Photo/John L. Mone)
A Samsung Electronics Co's Galaxy Note 7 smartphone is demonstrated with a stylus in a tank of water during its launch event at the company's headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. The Galaxy Note 7 smartphone is drawing attention worldwide with its iris-scanning feature that allows a user to unlock the smartphone in the blink of an eye, according to Yonhap News Agency. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
A zoo worker feeds five new-born white lion cubs in a private zoo in the village of Demydiv 50 kilometres west of Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. Most white lions live in captivity as the rare colour mutation is widely believed to make it difficult for white lions to survive in the wild. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
Lightning streaks across the night sky as a monsoon storm sweeps through the Phoenix metro area Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally at the Coliseum in St. Petersburg, Fla., Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Shepherd Christian Frebel leads a herd of sheep during the Shepherds Championships of Thuringia in Hohenfelden, central Germany, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
A meteor streaks across the sky in the early morning during the Perseid meteor shower in Ramon Crater near the town of Mitzpe Ramon, southern Israel, August 12, 2016. REUTERS/Amir Cohen TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Grecia the toucan, which lost most of his upper beak in an attack, eat with his new 3D-printed beak at Zoo Ave animal sanctuary in Alajuela, Costa Rica August 10, 2016. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump arrives in Fayetteville, North Carolina, U.S., August 9, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Thayer TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A general view shows rising smoke from a Syrian regime controlled cement factory, in Aleppo, Syria August 9, 2016. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A fire captain watches fire movement as a firefighting aircraft flies overhead during the Pilot Fire near Silverwood Lake in San Bernardino county near Hesperia, California, U.S. August 7, 2016. REUTERS/Patrick T Fallon TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Brazil's national security force officers aim their weapons during a police operation in search for criminals in Vila do Joao, part of the Mare complex of slums, during the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. A police officer has died after being shot in the head when he and two others working security at the Rio Olympics got lost near a slum and encountered gunfire. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally at Crown Arena, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, in Fayetteville, N.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
In this Aug. 6, 2016 photo, workers melt aluminum waste in an aluminum recycling factory in the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. A large swath of land not far from the Buriganga River is dotted with makeshift tents that are home to men and women who travel far from home to work 12 hours a day recycling cans, industrial ash and medicine blister packets into raw aluminum. The work is difficult and dangerous. The workers have no safety equipment or masks to protect themselves from the fumes and aluminum dust. (AP Photo/ A.M. Ahad)
A firefighter works to stop a fire in Quintela, near Arouca, in the region of Aveiro, northern Portugal, Tuesday Aug. 9 2016. The National Civil Protection Service said some 2,900 firefighters were in action Tuesday fighting dozens of fires. The worst-hit areas were in northern Portugal, where temperatures have exceeded 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit) since Saturday. (AP Photo/Sergio Azenha)

Has your week been taken over by the Summer Olympics? Take a minute to look back at the week in news to see what you may have missed.

The U.S. presidential election is now less than three months away. Clinton and Trump are still campaigning, and a man known as 'Steve from Virginia' spent his Wednesday attempting to scale Trump Tower in Manhattan so he could speak with the candidate.

Wildfires continued to rage in both California and Portugal, and Thursday night the sky was lit up around the world by the Perseid meteor shower.

We also met five rare white lion cubs born in Ukraine, and caught up with the first panda cub born in Shanghai as it turned one month old.

Click through the slideshow above to see photos from all of these stories and more, and be sure to check back next week for our selection of the best photography from the coming seven days.

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