Photos of the week: 10/5 - 10/12

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Photos of the week: 10/5 - 10/12
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Photos of the week: 10/5 - 10/12
PANAMA CITY, FL - OCTOBER 11: Amanda Logsdon begins the process of trying to clean up her home after the roof was blown off by the passing winds of hurricane Michael on October 11, 2018 in Panama City, Florida. The hurricane hit the Florida Panhandle as a category 4 storm. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 11: (AFP OUT) (EDITORS NOTE: Retransmission with alternate crop.) U.S. President Donald Trump hugs rapper Kanye West during a meeting in the Oval office of the White House on October 11, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Oliver Contreras - Pool/Getty Images)
A protester sits on the lap of "Lady Justice" on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court building as demonstrators storm the steps and doors of the Supreme Court while Judge Brett Kavanaugh is being sworn in as an Associate Justice of the court inside on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 6, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
An Atlantic seal pup lies amongst the rocks at St Martin's Haven, Pembrokeshire, Wales, Britain October 8, 2018. Seal pups are born with fluffy white non-waterproof coats which they moult out in their fourth week. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Britain's Princess Eugenie of York and her husband Jack Brooksbank leave in a carriage after their wedding ceremony at Windsor Castle, Windsor, Britain October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
The Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) is seen over the sky near Rovaniemi in Lapland, Finland, October 7, 2018. Pictures taken October 7, 2018. REUTERS/Alexander Kuznetsov TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A trader pauses as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., October 11, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Anthony Kennedy, former associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, right, administers the judicial oath to Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh as his wife Ashley Estes Kavanaugh and U.S. President Donald Trump watch during a ceremonial swearing-in event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. After surviving one of the most contentious confirmation battles in American history, Kavanaugh faces the challenge of defining himself on the top court and winning the trust of his eight new colleagues. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A child reacts while taking a shower at a camp for displaced earthquake and liquefaction victims in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Pyongyang in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 7, 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
An excavator removes a damaged car next to the debris of a mosque damaged by an earthquake in the Balaroa neighbourhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, October 8, 2018. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
AMSTERDAM, NY - OCTOBER 08: Mourners attend a candlelight vigil for the victims of the fatal limousine crash on October 8, 2018 in Amsterdam, New York. 20 people died in the crash including the driver of the limo, 17 passengers, and two pedestrians. (Photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)
An aerial view of the luxury hotel InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland built inside a deserted quarry pit in southwestern Shanghai, China Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. The building has 18 floors, 16 of which are below ground including two submerged under water. After multiple delays, the hotel, designed by British firm Atkins, will finally open later this year.PHOTOGRAPH BY Feature China / Barcroft Images (Photo credit should read Feature China / Barcroft Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
A woman stands on the footbridge over the river Garry near Pitlochry , Scotland, Britain October 10, 2018. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
U.S. President Donald Trump greets U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley in the Oval Office of the White House as the president accepted the Haley's resignation in Washington, U.S., October 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A police dog attacks during an exercise of elite anti-terrorist units (teams of Slovakia's Lynx Commando, Croatia's LUCKO, Austria's ECO Cobra, Hungary's TEK, Czech Republic's URNA and Slovenia's Red Panthers) during the Atlas Common Challenge practice in Komarno, Slovakia on October 10, 2018. - Atlas Common Challenge 2.0 is the largest exercise of its kind in Europe with a total of 2,800 members of special anti-terrorist units performing operations in buildings, buses, boats, aircraft and dealing with chemical, biological and radio-nuclear threats. (Photo by JOE KLAMAR / AFP) (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
Mostafa, a Syrian soldier who lost his legs while fighting in Syria's war, does a pull up during a physical therapy session at the Ahmad Hamish Martyr hospital, in Damascus, Syria on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. Many Syrian government soldiers, after years intense fighting, now face a new reality of learning to live without one or more of their limbs, or with other serious disabilities. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, running for the U.S. Senate seat, is joined by 8-year-old supporter Eden backstage while speaking with members of the media following a campaign rally at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas, U.S., October 9, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
An inflatable sculpture entitled "Sea Monsters HERE" extends from a rusting warehouse called Building 61 at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. The installation was created by UK-based artists Filthy Luker and Pedro Estrellas. The former military base is free and open to the public. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Friends of victims who died in Saturday's fatal limousine crash comfort each other after placing flowers at the intersection in Schoharie, N.Y., Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. A limousine loaded with revelers headed to a 30th birthday party blew a stop sign at the end of a highway and slammed into an SUV parked outside a store, killing all people in the limo and a few pedestrians, officials and relatives of the victims said Sunday. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
PALU, INDONESIA - OCTOBER 10: A woman takes a photographs of damaged cars at an area affected by liquefaction at Petobo village following the earthquake on October 10, 2018 in Palu, Indonesia. The death toll from the earthquake and tsunami on September 28th climbed past 2,000 as officials have warned another 5,000 people remain missing and feared buried in mud and rubble. While more than 10,000 rescue workers continue to dig through rubble for victims, authorities reportedly plan to hold prayers on Thursday to mark the official end of the search in areas of Palu city as efforts to retrieve bodies will not continue due to difficult terrain and advanced state of decomposition. Life is beginning to return to normal in some areas after a deadly tsunami triggered by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake slammed into Indonesia's coastline on the island of Sulawesi last month, which displaced more than 70,000 people destroyed over 65,000 homes. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)
ALBUQUERQUE, NM - OCTOBER 9: Balloons take off from Balloon Fiesta park during the 2018 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta on October 9, 2018 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta is the largest hot air balloon festival, drawing more than 500 balloons from all over the world. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images for Lumix)
An American flag flies amongst rubble left in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Florida, U.S. October 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
The Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft carrying the crew of astronaut Nick Hague of the U.S. and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of Russia blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan October 11, 2018. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
U.S. first lady Melania Trump feeds a baby elephant a bottle of milk at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust elephant orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya, October 5, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
A McDonald's sign damaged by Hurricane Michael is pictured in Panama City Beach, Florida, U.S. October 10, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
RIZE, TURKEY - OCTOBER 07 : A man swings with open arms to a view of clouds under the night sky at Kackar Mountains National Park in Camlihemsin district of Turkey's Rize province on October 07, 2018. (Photo by Ali Kemal Atik/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 10: A general view of atmosphere during Jetblack Halloween Stunt on October 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Jetblack)
SAINT MARKS, FL - OCTOBER 10: Bo Lynn's Market starts taking water in the town of Saint Marks as Hurricane Michael pushes the storm surge up the Wakulla and Saint Marks Rivers which come together here on October 10, 2018 in Saint Marks, Florida. The hurricane is forecast to hit the Florida Panhandle at a possible category 4 storm. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)
Forjan carries his grandson Rafa outside his tent at a camp for displaced victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, October 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Silva TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Film producer Harvey Weinstein arrives at New York Supreme Court in Manhattan in New York City, New York, U.S., October 11, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Segar TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A preserved F-15A Eagle damaged by Hurricane Michael is pictured in Callaway, Florida, U.S., October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Tourists ride a horse-drawn cart during a tour in the ancient city of Petra, south of Amman, Jordan, September 27, 2018. Picture taken September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
An Orthodox priest conducts a blessing in front of the Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft set on the launchpad ahead of its upcoming launch, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, October 10, 2018. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
FILE - In this file image taken from video on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, people watch as the spray-painted canvas "Girl with Balloon" by artist Banksy is shredded at Sotheby's, in London. Sotheby's says the winning bidder for a Banksy painting that self-destructed during an auction last week has decided to go through with the purchase. The auction house says a female European collector was the successful bidder who offered 1.04 million pounds for "Girl With Balloon." Just after the hammer came down, the bottom half of the work passed through a shredder concealed in the frame. Sotheby's said Thursday, Oct. 11 the painting is being sold with a new title, "Love is in the Bin." (Pierre Koukjian via AP)
An Indian policeman uses a slingshot during clashes with Kashmiri demonstrators (not pictured) during a protest in downtown Srinagar October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Ismail TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Social humanoid robot Sophia, a latest creation by Hanson Robotics company, attends a news conference after a meeting with young inventors and officials in Kiev, Ukraine October 11, 2018. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Teri Watson participates in axe throwing, a sport that started in the Canadian backwoods and is growing in popularity in U.S. cities, at LA Ax in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States, October 8, 2018. Picture taken October 8, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
MEXICO BEACH, FL - OCTOBER 11: Tom Bailey walks his bike past a home that was carried across a road and slammed up against a condo complex as Hurricane Michael passed through the area on October 11, 2018 in Mexico Beach, Florida. The hurricane hit the panhandle area with category 4 winds causing major damage. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
PALU, INDONESIA - OCTOBER 07: Bahana Patria, performs with his hand puppets to entertain children at temporary shelter following the earthquake on October 7, 2018 in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. The death toll from last weeks earthquake and tsunami has risen to at least 1,558 but power had returned to parts of the city and fuel shipments have begun to flow back. A tsunami triggered by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake slammed into Indonesia's coastline on the island of Sulawesi which destroyed or damaged over 70,000 homes as tensions remain high with desperate survivors trying to secure basics like clean water and fuel for generators. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)
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Hurricane Michael made landfall this week and caused widespread destruction in the Florida Panhandle and several states across the Southeast. Several deaths were reported as the storm's 155 mph winds toppled trees, ripped homes from their foundations and hurled boats onto the shore. The third most powerful hurricane ever to hit the U.S. mainland left hundreds of thousands of people without power in Florida, Alabama, Georgia and the Carolinas. CNN’s Brooke Baldwin said she had "never seen anything like this."

Other major headlines of the week included U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley announcing she is leaving the Trump administration, a limo crash in upstate New York that left 20 people dead and a volatile two days in the stock market

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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