Photos of the Week: Sept. 7-13, 2019


Alexandra Hamatie, whose cousin Robert Horohoe was killed on Sept. 11, 2001, paused at the National September 11 Memorial in New York during a ceremony for the victims of the terrorist attacks on Wednesday.


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Spencer Platt/Getty Images


A firefighter tried to extinguish a wildfire in a rural area of Cali, Colombia, on Tuesday.


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Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrated his US Open men’s singles tennis championship win against Russia’s Daniil Medvedev on Sunday in New York.


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Al Bello/Getty Images

The Golden Ray cargo ship capsized off St. Simons Island shortly after it left the Port of Brunswick, Ga., on Sunday.


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Terry Dickson/AP

A boy was covered in bubbles at a foam party during the traditional Gracia Festival in Mahon, Balearic Islands, Spain, on Monday.


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Matthias Oesterle/Zuma

Shaquem Griffin, an NFL linebacker and special teams player for the Seattle Seahawks, worked out at the practice facility in Renton, Wash. Mr. Griffin, whose left hand was amputated at age 4, tweaked his diet and boosted his off-season routine with the help of his twin brother and teammate, Shaquill Griffin.


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Daniel Silverberg for WSJ

People danced to traditional Greek music amid broken plates during a wedding celebration in Athens on Sunday.


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Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images

Model Winnie Harlow is helped out of her boots at the Tommy Hilfiger TommyNow fall runway show at the Apollo Theater in Harlem on Sunday.


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Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images

The town of Winslow, Neb., which recently flooded in March. After record flooding put some towns under water for the first time in decades, many residents in the area are weighing whether to stay or start fresh somewhere else.


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Alex Wroblewski for WSJ

Keijiro Nawata’s mother, Yaeko Nawata, who suffers from dementia, was sold multiple insurance policies by government-controlled Japan Post and induced to get a $7,000 bank loan to cover payments when she ran out of money. She and tens of thousands of other Japan Post policyholders fell into a scandal tied to the financial behemoth that took her family six months to untangle.


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KO SASAKI for WSJ

Jack Ma retired as executive chairman of online retailer Alibaba Group with an extravaganza of song, dance and fireworks in Hangzhou, China, on Tuesday. He bid farewell after a successful 20-year run to 60,000 employees who packed a stadium to also wish him a happy birthday.


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Workers hung up cannabis plants at the Autumn Brands licensed cannabis cultivator farm in Carpinteria, Calif. Officials in nearby Santa Barbara have allowed large cannabis farms in the area, leading to an acrimonious debate over how to regulate the region’s growing marijuana industry.


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Roger Kisby for WSJ

John Bolton, standing outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, was dismissed as national security adviser by President Trump on Tuesday. Mr. Bolton, the president’s third national security adviser, had disagreed with the president and other advisers on Afghan peace talks and policies toward North Korea, Iran and Russia.


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Tom Brenner/Bloomberg News

The Florida Search and Rescue Task Force removed a body Tuesday from the Mudd neighborhood in the Abaco Islands, Bahamas, after Hurricane Dorian devastated the area.


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Marco Bello/Reuters

A U.S. Border Patrol K-9 unit detained an undocumented immigrant from China on Tuesday in Mission, Texas. He had crossed the Rio Grande into Texas with a group earlier in the day, according to border agents who tracked them.


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John Moore/Getty Images

Bianca Andreescu of Canada defeated Serena Williams at the US Open women’s tennis final match in New York on Saturday.


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John G Mabanglo/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

The Villarrica volcano spewed lava at night, as seen from the town of Pucon, Chile, on Wednesday.


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Cristobal Saavedra Escobar/Reuters

Ethan Kenoyer, 17, fired a corn cannon with Erin Howell-Conner beside him at Howell’s Greenhouse and Pumpkin Patch in Cumming, Iowa. U.S. farmers have stumbled onto a fertile side hustle—food cannons—at a time when prices for their crops are low.


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Rachel Mummey for WSJ

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