Photos of the week: 8/10 - 8/17

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Photos of the week: 8/10 - 8/17
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Photos of the week: 8/10 - 8/17
Victims of clergy sexual abuse, or their family members react as Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A Pennsylvania grand jury says its investigation of clergy sexual abuse identified more than 1,000 child victims. The grand jury report released Tuesday says that number comes from records in six Roman Catholic dioceses. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
The name of Aretha is posted above the Franklin Street subway station in memory of singer Aretha Franklin in Manhattan, New York, U.S., August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A woman is concealed as she walks through a field of very tall sunflowers to cut some down in Ballygawley, Northern Ireland, August 12, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A girl lies in hammock as she looks at the milky way during the peak of Perseid meteor shower in Kozjak, Macedonia August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski
Opponents of a white nationalist-led rally marking the one-year anniversary of the 2017 Charlottesville "Unite the Right" protests, hold a Black Lives Matter flag in downtown Washington, U.S., August 12, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
U.S. President Donald Trump meets with supporters from a group called "Bikers for Trump" at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, U.S., August 11, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Firefighters and rescue workers stand at the site of a collapsed Morandi Bridge in the port city of Genoa, Italy August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A girl poses for a photo on a giant waterlily leaf during an annual leaf-sitting event in Taipei, Taiwan August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A newly born endangered Silvery Gibbon baby hangs on its mother Alangalang at Prague Zoo, Czech Republic, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/David W Cerny
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the hot spring district in Yangdok-gun, South Pyongan Province, North Korea, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on August 16, 2018. KCNA via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THIS IMAGE. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. SOUTH KOREA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN SOUTH KOREA. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - AUGUST 11: Kim Ganczak writes on the street with chalk near a makeshift memorial for Heather Heyer, who was killed one year ago tomorrow during a deadly clash, August 11, 2018 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Charlottesville has been declared in a state of emergency by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam as the city braces for the one year anniversary of the deadly clash between white supremacist forces and counter protesters over the potential removal of Confederate statues of Robert E. Lee and Jackson. A 'Unite the Right' rally featuring some of the same groups is planned for tomorrow in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Ed Bledsoe tries to hold back tears as he searches through what remains of his home, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Redding, Calif. Bledsoe's wife, Melody, great-grandson James Roberts and great-granddaughter Emily Roberts were killed at the home in the Carr Fire. (AP Photo/John Locher)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Omarosa Manigault Newman and John Allen Newman are seen arriving at The Daily Show on August 14, 2018 in New York, New York. (Photo by Say Cheese!/GC Images)
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - AUGUST 11: In a park with a statue of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson, members of the Virginia National Guard wait to be deployed August 11, 2018 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Charlottesville has been declared in a state of emergency by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam as the city braces for the one year anniversary of a deadly clash between white supremacist forces and counter protesters over the potential removal of Confederate statues of Robert E. Lee and Jackson. A 'Unite the Right' rally featuring some of the same groups is planned for tomorrow in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - AUGUST 16: Flowers and mementos are left at a growing memorial at Aretha Franklin's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on August 16, 2018 in Hollywood, California. The legendary soul singer passed away today in Detroit from pancreatic cancer at age 76. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
A man runs with a "toro encuetado", a structure resembling a bull and emitting exploding firecrackers, during celebration in honour of the Virgin Mary in Leon, Nicaragua August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow sits behind U.S. President Donald Trump during a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 15: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called on reporters during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House August 15, 2018 in Washington, DC. Sanders announced that President Donald Trump revolked former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - A child looks at a cross, on the altar of a church in the village of Letnica on August 15, 2018, during a mass for Feast of the Black Madonna. - The village owes some of its fame to its connection to Mother Teresa who was a pilgrim in the 1920s at the age of 17, when she is believed to have heard her calling. Thousands of pilgrims gather every year in the south-east village of Letnica to mark the feast of the Black Madonna, a statue of blackened wood, which it is believed was carved more than 400 years ago in the style of Michelangelo. Many claim to have seen tears coming from the statues eyes during the celebration while others say they have experienced miraculous cures. I (Photo by Armend NIMANI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ARMEND NIMANI/AFP/Getty Images)
FUNAFUTI, TUVALU - AUGUST 15: Children jump off a shipwreck into the lagoon on August 15, 2018 in Funafuti, Tuvalu. The ship was the victim of a cyclone and now sits on the shoreline. The small South Pacific island nation of Tuvalu is striving to mitigate the effects of climate change. Rising sea levels of 5mm per year since 1993, well above the global average, are damaging vital crops and causing flooding in the low lying nation at high tides. Sea water rises through the coral atoll on the mainland of Funafuti and inundates taro plantations, floods either side of the airport runway and affects peoples homes. The nation of 8 inhabited islands with an average elevation of only 2m above sea level is focusing on projects to help it and its people have a future. Four of the outer islands are 97% solar energy dependent and the Tuvalu Government is working to achieve 100% renewable energy from wind and solar by 2025. Tuvalu's 11,000 inhabitants see the effects of climate change in their daily life. (Photo by Fiona Goodall/Getty Images for Lumix)
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 15: The Simon Fraser University play in Buchanan street during the Piping Live! Glasgow International Piping Festival on August 15, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland. The festival is one of the biggest of its kind in the world. The festival will see 40,000 people descend on Glasgow for the week-long celebrations where 150 events will take place in various venues across the city from the 13th to the 19th of August. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
GENOA, ITALY - AUGUST 14: Rescue services attend the scene at the Morandi bridge which collapsed on August 14, 2018 in Genoa, Italy. At at least 22 people have died when a large section of Morandi bridge built in the 1960s and part of the A10 motorway suddenly collapsed during a fierce storm sending vehicles falling up to 90m to the ground. (Photo by Paolo Rattini/Getty Images)
GOMEL REGION, BELARUS - AUGUST 14, 2018: Fishing in the Pripyat River in the village of Pererov in Zhytkavichy District. Viktor Drachev/TASS (Photo by Viktor Drachev\TASS via Getty Images)
A 1,800 square meters flower carpet on the theme "Guanajuato, cultural pride of Mexico" and made with over 500,000 dahlias and begonias is seen at Brussels' Grand Place, Belgium August 16, 2018. Picture taken with fish eye lens. REUTERS/Yves Herman TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 16: Rev. Leslie Mathews (left) and Emma Lockridge (right), both of Detroit, Michigan, sit and mourn the death of singer Aretha Franklin at New Bethel Baptist Church where Franklin's father used to be pastor on August 16, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Franklin died this morning in Detroit of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, USA - AUGUST 12: Counterprotesters stage a protest against right wing extremists' 'Unite The Right 2' rally, which is for the one-year anniversary of the deadly far-right protests, in Washington, United States on August 12, 2018. (Photo by Yasin Ozturk/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects the Ungok Area General Stock Farm in North Korea, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on August 13, 2018. KCNA via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THIS IMAGE. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. SOUTH KOREA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN SOUTH KOREA. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
BURLINGTON, VT - AUGUST 15: Vermont Democratic gubernatorial nominee Christine Hallquist speaks at a Vermont Democratic Unity Rally on August 15, 2018 in Burlington, Vermont. Hallquist, the first openly transgender person to win a major party nomination for governor, will face off against Republican incumbent Governor Phil Scott in this year's general election. (Photo by Hillary Swift/Getty Images)
A man helps locals to navigate trough a flooded area in a rubber boat following a heavy storm in Lviv, Ukraine August 17, 2018. REUTERS/MykolaTys TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
U.S. President Donald Trump observes a demonstration with U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division troops, an attack helicopter and artillery as he visits Fort Drum, New York, U.S., August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
TOPSHOT - Aerial view of the United States (L) - Mexico (R) border fence extending into the Pacific ocean at Playas de Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexico on August 10, 2018. - From the south border with Guatemala to the north border with the United States, AFP met during 24 hours migrants in pursue of their 'American dream' risking their lives though Mexican territory, who share their journey stories. (Photo by GUILLERMO ARIAS / AFP) (Photo credit should read GUILLERMO ARIAS/AFP/Getty Images)
A honey bee carrying pollen lands next to the entrance of a beehive at the apiary of beekeeper Anna Lobyntseva, 66, in the village of Radkovka, in Belgorod region, Russia August 12, 2018. Picture taken August 12, 2018. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva
The wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed near the summit of one of the mountains in Denali National Park in this National Park Service image in Alaska, U.S., on August 6, 2018. Picture taken on August 6, 2018. Courtesy National Park Service/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
TOPSHOT - A woman with her child gets ready to cast her ballot at a polling station in Bamako on August 12, 2018 during the second round of Mali's presidential elections. (Photo by Michele CATTANI / AFP) (Photo credit should read MICHELE CATTANI/AFP/Getty Images)
Soccer Football - Europa League - Third Qualifying Round Second Leg - FC Copenhagen v CSKA Sofia - Telia Park, Copenhagen, Denmark - August 16, 2018 Copenhagen's Dame N'Doye celebrates his 2nd goal. Anders Kjaerbye/Ritzau Scanpix/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. DENMARK OUT. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Kids observe as Brazilian armed forces member patrols during an operation against drug gangs in Lins slums complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil March 27, 2018. Picture taken March 27, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 14: A general view of forensic officers with the vehicle that crashed into security barriers, injuring a number of pedestrians early this morning, outside the Houses of Parliament on August 14, 2018 in London, England. A man has been arrested on suspicion of terror offences. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)
Students react as they receive their 'A' level results at Stoke Newington School and Sixth Form in London, Britain August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Ivanka Trump poses with Kristina Hilko, Lauren Shovlin, and Anna Nesbitt, members of the Girls of Steel Robotics initiative, at the Astrobotic Technology facility in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S., August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Cohn TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
An alligator named Muja is seen in its enclosure in Belgrade's Zoo, Serbia, August 14, 2018. Muja is officially the oldest American alligator in the world living in captivity. He was brought to Belgrade from Germany in 1937, a year after the opening of the Zoo. Muja survived three bombings of Belgrade, the Second World War and all hardships the Zoo went through. REUTERS/Marko Djurica TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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Pennsylvania’s attorney general released a grand jury report this week detailing the sexual abuse of children by priests that was systematically covered up over the past 70 years. The jury identified over 1,000 victims and 301 "predator priests." One of the former priests, Edward Ganster, reportedly received a positive reference to work at Disney World by church officials, despite being accused of sexually abusing a young boy. The Vatican released a statement expressing "shame and sorrow" and stressed the need for the Catholic Church to learn from its past.

Other major headlines of the week included the death of the 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin, President Trump revoking former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance and a deadly bridge collapse in Italy.

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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