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Week in Pictures

The Week in Pictures: July 11 - 18

A power outage in New York, the moon landing remembered, a "flying soldier" and more.

Image: Zapata CEO Franky Zapata flies a jet-powered hoverboard or \"Flyboard\" prior to the Bastille Day military parade down the Champs-?lys?es

"Flying soldier"

Zapata CEO Franky Zapata swishes in the air on a flyboard, a jet-powered hoverboard, before the start of the Bastille Day military parade down the Champs-Élysées in Paris on July 14, 2019.

Ludovic Marin / AFP - Getty Images
Image: Karen Travers, Maeve Anderson, Kelly Anderson, Mathew Anderson

Rotor wash

ABC White House corespondent Karen Travers holds her children, Maeve Anderson, 6, from left, Kelly Anderson, 3, and Mathew Anderson, 3, as Marine One departs from the South Lawn of the White House on July 17.

Alex Brandon / AP
Image: Embattled Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello Faces Growing Calls For Resignation

Unrest in Puerto Rico

Rapper Bad Bunny waves a Puerto Rican flag during a massive protest calling for the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló in Old San Juan on July 17. 

Thousands have been protesting urging for Rosselló's resignation in the wake of corruption investigations and the leaking of 889 pages of a private chat between the governor and some of his officials and close associates. The messages included profanity-laced, misogynistic and homophobic comments as well as barbed and cynical remarks about different topics, including the deaths following Hurricane Maria. 

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The Squad fires back

Rep. Ayanna Pressley from Massachusetts, speaks as fellow Democratic Reps. Ilhan Abdullahi Omar of Minnesota, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York hold a press conference at the Capitol on July 15 to address President Trump's weekend tweet. 

Trump tweeted that progressive Democratic congresswomen should "go back" and fix the "totally broken and crime infested places from which they came." Tlaib, Ocasio-Cortez and Pressley were all born in the United States; Omar arrived in the U.S. from Somalia as a child.


Brendan Smialowski / AFP - Getty Images

Volcano festival

People try to catch offerings thrown off the summit of Mount Bromo volcano by Tengger tribe members and local tourists in Probolinggo, Indonesia, during the Yadnya Kasada Festival on July 18.

During the festival, Tenggerese climb Mount Bromo, an active volcano, and seek the blessing of a deity by presenting offerings of rice, fruit, livestock and other items.

Juni Kriswanto / AFP - Getty Images
Image:Tropical Storm Barry Drenches Southern Louisiana

After Barry

A couple strolls down Lakeshore Drive along Lake Pontchartrain after flooding in the wake of Hurricane Barry in Mandeville, Louisiana, on July 13.

Even though Barry didn't unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, Gov. John Bel Edwards urged residents to be cautious as they ventured outside Monday.

Scott Olson / Getty Images
Image: Activists Mark Five Year Anniversary Since Death Of Eric Garner, Day After DOJ Announced No Federal Charges For NYPD Officer

No charges

Protesters mark the five year anniversary of Eric Garner's death in New York on July 17.

The Justice Department on Tuesday concluded its five-year investigation and will not bring civil rights or criminal charges against NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who was seen in the video with his arm around Garner's neck.

Spencer Platt / Getty Images

Chicago gator captured

Florida alligator expert Frank Robb holds an alligator that had been prowling Chicago's Humboldt Park Lagoon on July 16. 

The alligator, dubbed "Chance the Snapper," was captured early Tuesday morning after a weeklong search.

Amr Alfiky / AP
Image: Section of Midtown And Upper West Side Of Manhattan Loses Power

Midtown blackout

Pedestrians walk past Radio City Music Hall during a major power outage that impacted an estimated 72,000 customers, mostly in Manhattan's midtown and Upper West Side on July 13. 


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Image: Large Section of Manhattan Loses Power

No nightlife

A large section of Manhattan's Upper West Side and Midtown neighborhoods sit in darkness during a partial blackout on July 13.

preliminary investigation from Con Edison found that a relay system substation designed to detect electrical faults failed to isolate a faulted 13,000-volt distribution cable at West 64th Street and West End Avenue.

Scott Heins / Getty Images
Image: Swimming - 18th FINA World Swimming Championships

Out-of-water experience

A swimmer from Japan competes in the Women's Team Free Combination Preliminary event during the 18th FINA World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, on July 18.

Antonio Bronic / Reuters

Wimbledon triumph

Serbia's Novak Djokovic raises his trophy after beating Switzerland's Roger Federer during their men's singles final at Wimbledon on July 14.

For nearly five tight, tense hours, Djokovic and Federer traded the lead, playing until an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker settled their memorable Wimbledon final.

Daniel Leal-Olivas / AFP - Getty Images

Sheep trek

Sheep arrive at the Trocadero facing the Eiffel Tower during an urban transhumance in Paris on July 17.

The shepherds of Seine-Saint-Denis and their herd began eleven days of transhumance from the basilica of Saint-Denis to the center of Paris on July 6.

AFP - Getty Images

The Moon remembers

The moon is visible through clouds as an image of a 363-foot Saturn V rocket is projected on the east face of the Washington Monument on July 17 in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

From launch to lunar landing: Photos show first journey to the moon 50 years ago

The Week in Pictures: July 4 - 11

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