Photos of the week: 7/6 - 7/13

Photos of the week: 7/6 - 7/13
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Photos of the week: 7/6 - 7/13
U.S. President Donald Trump introduces his Supreme Court nominee judge Brett Kavanaugh (L) in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
TOPSHOT - Police arrive to clear debris scattered on a street in a flood hit area in Kumano, Hiroshima prefecture on July 9, 2018. - Rescue workers in Japan battled on July 9 to reach residents trapped after devastating rains that have killed at least 75 people, as authorities warned about the risk of landslides. (Photo by Martin BUREAU / AFP) (Photo credit should read MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)
CHIANG RAI, THAILAND - JULY 10: Onlookers watch and cheer as ambulances transport some of the rescued schoolboys from a helipad to Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital on July 10, 2018 in Chiang Rai, Thailand. Thai Navy SEALs confirmed on Tuesday that the 12 boys, aged 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach have now all been extracted safely 17 days after they got trapped underground alive in a cave in northern Thailand. The boys of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach are to spend at least a week in a hospital in Chiang Rai Province and remain under observation due to a risk of rare infections. (Photo by Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images)
Stormy Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, the porn film star who said she had an affair with Donald Trump before he became U.S. president, is shown in this booking photo released by Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Columbus, Ohio, U.S., July 12, 2018. Courtesy Franklin County Sheriff's Office/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, arrives with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas, U.S., shortly after he said they were reunited following separation since late May while in detention July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok is sworn in prior to testifying before House Committees on the Judiciary and Oversight & Government Reform joint hearing on "Oversight of FBI and DOJ Actions Surrounding the 2016 Election? in Washington, U.S., July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
A British Blue cat is lit up by sunlight diffracted through an aquarium at an apartment in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia July 8, 2018. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Detained Reuters journalist Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo sit beside police officers as they leave Insein court in Yangon, Myanmar July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Ann Wang TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Britain's Queen Elizabeth stands with U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania in the Grand Corridor during their visit to Windsor Castle, Windsor, Britain July 13, 2018. Steve Parsons/Pool via REUTERS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Soldiers walk after 12 soccer players and their coach were rescued near Tham Luang cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand, July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) yells at her colleagues during the questioning of FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok in the House Committees on Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform joint hearing on "Oversight of FBI and DOJ Actions Surrounding the 2016 Election" in the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, U.S., July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
GOLETA, CA - JULY 7: Wildfire destroy homes in Goleta, Calif., on July 7, 2018. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
U.S. and Mexican Marines conduct operations in urban terrain as they train side-by-side during a Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC) at Camp Pendleton, California, U.S. July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 09: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge carries Prince Louis as they arrive for his christening service at St James's Palace on July 09, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 10: (L-R) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Vice President Mike Pence and former Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) greet one another before a meeting in McConnell's office in the U.S. Capitol July 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. U.S. President Donald Trump nominated Kavanaugh to succeed retiring Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 10: Michael Flynn, former national security advisor to President Donald Trump, arrives at the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse for a status hearing July 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. Special Counsel Robert Mueller has charged Flynn with one count of making a false statement to the FBI. It has been reported that Special Counsel Mueller's team is not ready to schedule a date for a sentencing hearing as of yet. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Students celebrate in front of Chiang Rai Prachanukroh hospital, where the 12 soccer players and their coach rescued from the Tham Luang cave complex are being treated, in the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 13: A general view of Parliament Square during protest against US President Donald Trump, on July 13, 2018, in London, England. A giant balloon of 'Trump Baby' in a diaper took flight over Britain's Houses of Parliament Friday, kicking off a day of widespread protests against the US leader's controversial visit to the UK. The orange-hued blimp was inflated in Parliament Square at about 9.30 a.m. as a crowd of onlookers cheered. As the air filled the six-meter (20-feet) ballon, it rose slowly into the air. It flew at a height of about 30 meters (98 feet) for two hours, fluttering over Westminster Abbey and high above the statutes of prominent historical figures including Winston Churchill, Mahatma Gandhi and Millicent Fawcett. PHOTOGRAPH BY Amer Ghazzal / Barcroft Images (Photo credit should read Amer Ghazzal / Barcroft Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 09: Young U.S. citizen Sergio Montana, 3, originally from Mexico, holds an American flag during a citizenship celebration for young people conducted by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on July 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. USCIS presented citizenship papers at the L.A. Public Library to around 60 young people who received their citizenship when their parents naturalized. The ceremony was part of annual Independence Day celebrations conducted by USCIS which also welcomed 14,000 new citizens between June 28 and July 10. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Young members of Loyalist Orders throw a baton in the air as they participate in Twelfth of July celebrations in Belfast, Northern Ireland July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Shridhar Chillal of India stands with his grand daughter Shraddha Chillal at an announcement that the five fingernails he grew for 66 years will be displayed in Ripley's Believe it or Not in New York, U.S., July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Britain's Prince Charles, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Queen Elizabeth, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry, Prince William, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Princess Anne stand on the balcony of Buckingham Palace as they watch a fly past to mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force in central London, Britain July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Radburn TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
The U.S. Department of Justice headquarters building is seen after Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced grand jury indictments of 12 Russian intelligence officers in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation in Washington, U.S., July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis
AKSARAY, TURKEY - JULY 12: Flamingos are seen on the Lake Tuz during sunset after their incubation period in Aksaray, Turkey on July 12, 2018. (Photo by Murat Oner Tas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
Guests enjoy a sunny day on the terrace of a restaurant above Lake Lucerne on Mount Fronalpstock (1,921 m/6,302 ft above see level) near the village of Stoos, Switzerland July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
A giant iceberg is seen behind an Innaarsuit settlement, Greenland July 12, 2018. Picture taken July 12, 2018. Ritzau Scanpix/Magnus Kristensen/ via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. DENMARK OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN DENMARK
NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES - 2018/07/12: A partially cloud obscured Manhattanhenge sun set. Manhattanhenge is where the rising or setting sun aligns with the street grid in Manhattan, New York City. Here it is as seen from 42nd Street in Manhattan in New York City. (Photo by Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: Revellers run with Puerto de San Lorenzo's fighting bulls during the second day of the San Fermin Running of the Bulls festival on July 7, 2018 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway entitled 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the daily running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona to the bull ring. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
NINGXIANG, CHINA - JULY 08: A contestant lies in a chili covered pool eating Chillies during a chili eating contest on July 8, 2018 in Ningxiang, Hunan Province of China. Citizen Tang Shuaihui ate 50 Chillies in one minute winning the contest. (Photo by VCG)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 10: Firefighters including a helicopter work the Griffith fire, at Griffith Park near the historic Griffith Observatory and the iconic Hollywood sign on July 10, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Numerous fires have kicked off in Southern California during an ongoing heat wave. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Firefighters rescue a stranded woman on a flooded street, following heavy rainfall in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China July 11, 2018. Picture taken July 11, 2018. Wang Hongqiang/Chengdu Economic Daily via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
U.S. First Lady Melania Trump high-fives with a British military veteran known as a "Chelsea Pensioner" during a game of bowls at The Royal Hospital Chelsea in central London, Britain July 13, 2018. Luca Bruno/Pool via REUTERS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Internally displaced girls from Deraa province look out from a hole near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights in Quneitra, Syria July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
HARROGATE, ENGLAND - JULY 12: A woman sits outside a stable as a horse sniffs her head during the final day of the 160th Great Yorkshire Show on July 12, 2018 in Harrogate, England. First held in 1838 the show brings together agricultural displays, livestock events, farming demonstrations, food, dairy and produce stands as well as equestrian events. The popular agricultural show is held over three days and celebrates the farming and agricultural community and their way of life. (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)
CHIANG RAI, THAILAND - July 9: Two ambulances carrying the sixth and seventh boys out of Tham Luang Nang Non cave site to a hospital in Chiang Rai on July 9, 2018 in Chiang Rai, Thailand. Divers began an effort to free the 12 boys and their soccer coach on Sunday morning after they were found alive in the cave in northern Thailand. Videos released by the Thai Navy SEAL shows the boys, aged 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach are in good health in Tham Luang Nang Non cave and the challenge now will be to extract the party safely. (Photo by Linh Pham/Getty Images)
A gust of wind blows Pope Francis' cape as he delivers his speech next to Ecumenic Patriarch of the Orthodox Church Bartolomeo I (L) and Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II in front of the Pontifical Basilica of St Nicholas in Bari, in the Apulia region in southern Italy, on July 7, 2018. - Pope Francis on July 7 voiced concern that Christians will disappear from the Middle East amid 'murderous indifference' as war rages on. He was addressing the leaders of almost all the Middle Eastern churches gathered in the Italian port city of Bari to pray for peace in the region. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 07: A parade goer during Pride In London on July 7, 2018 in London, England. It is estimated over 1 million people will take to the streets and approximately 30,000 people and 472 organisations will join the annual parade, which is one of the world's biggest LGBT+ celebrations. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images for Pride In London)
A chimpanzee covers itself with a blanket to protect itself from cold at Sao Paulo Zoo, in Sao Paulo, Brazil July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Revellers run next to the Fire Bull, a man carrying a bull figure packed with fireworks, during the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain July 8, 2018. REUTERS/Susana Vera

President Donald Trump announced Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his Supreme Court nominee on Monday. Kavanaugh, a 53-year-old federal appeals judge, served in George W. Bush's administration as both counsel and a staff secretary. Democrats voiced their opposition to Trump's pick, saying he could negatively impact access to health care and abortion rights. If confirmed, Kavanaugh would replace Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy who announced his plans to retire in June. 

Other major headlines of the week included all 13 members of the trapped soccer team being rescued from the flooded Thai cave, a grand jury indicting 12 Russian spies in 2016 election hacking and Japan facing the worst floods in decades.

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

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