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Photos of the Week (02/19/12)

Photos of the Week


1) Newly appointed cardinal Timothy Michael Dolan, center, archbishop of New York, receives congratulations from other cardinals at the Saint Peter's Basilica on Feb. 18, in Vatican City, Vatican. The 84-year-old Pontiff installed 22 new cardinals during the ceremony, who will be responsible for choosing his successor. Photo: Franco Origlia / Getty Images


2) A Serbian police helicopter delivers food to sailors stuck on stranded boats on the Danube river near Smederevo, Serbia, on Monday, Feb. 13. Photo: Vladimir Gogic / AP


3) A snowed-in car is seen in the woods north of Umea in northern Sweden, Feb. 18. A middle-aged Swedish man was found alive in the car on Friday after sitting in it for the past two months, with only ice and snow to keep him alive, according to local police. Photo: Scanpix Sweden / Reuters


4) A US Marine drinks cobra blood offered by a Thai navy instructor during a jungle survival program at a navy base in Sattahip, Thailand, on Feb. 13, 2012.  The training, which also featured edible bugs and at least one beheaded chicken, is part of a joint military exercise involving 13,180 personnel from more than 20 nations. Photos: Pornchai Kittiwongsakul / AFP - Getty Images and Narong Sangnak / EPA


5) A dog named "Lucky" runs through the snow on the frozen lake Helenesee near Frankfurt (Oder), eastern Germany, on February 12, 2012. Temperatures remain cold in Germany as the death toll from Europe's big freeze rose past 550. Photo: PATRICK PLEUL/AFP/Getty Images


6) Great undwater shots. A Yellow Labrador retriever pursues a ball under the water.  Fetch!  A black Labrador retriever says hello underwater. Photos: Seth Casteel/Tandemstock.com


7) Sturgeons lie on blue plastic tarps covering the pool table and surrounding floors at Woodeye's Bar in Winneconne, Wisconsin on Saturday. Opening day of sturgeon fishing in Wisconsin is a day of celebration and socialization within the communities around Lake Winnebago. Woodeye's Bar in Winneconne, on the north end of the Lake Winnebago, rolls out the "red carpet" for the catches of the day. Dan Loftus, a chiropractor from Germantown, Wisconsin, sits patiently in his ice-fishing shack on Lake Winnebago. Photos: Sara Stathas / Reuters


8) A man surfs on the wave on the small man-made river Eisbach with snow and temperatures around freezing in the English Gardens in MunichGermany on Thursday. The standing wave in the Eisbach is a favorite spot for daring water sports enthusiasts the whole year round. Photo: Peter Kneffel / EPA


9) Every mid-February, the setting sun backlights Horsetail Fall in Yosemite National Park. Photo: Bethany Gediman


10) 2 year-old Isabella De Sisti catches snowflakes with her tongue outside her home in Bayside on Friday as brief, but at times heavy, snow showers fell around the area. Journal Sentinel photo: Mike De Sisti.


11) Members of the audience applaud as singer Whitney Houston, who died Saturday, is shown on a video screen in a 1994 Grammy performance during the 54th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, Calif., Feb. 12.  Photo: Mario Anzuoni / Reuters


12) Yamda Johnson, kisses a signed photo of Whitney Houston as she and her friend Regina Kujemya both from Staten Island, N.Y., pay their respects at New Hope Baptist Church, in Newark, N.J., Wednesday, Feb. 15. The 48-year-old pop star was found dead in the bathtub in her hotel room at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday, hours before she was supposed to appear at a pre-Grammy gala. Houston's funeral was held at the church on Saturday. Photo: Rich Schultz / AP


13) Bobby Brown, right, is denied entrance to the funeral service of ex-wife pop singer Whitney Houston at the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, N.J., Feb. 18. Photo: Carlo Allegri / Reuters



14) Singer Adele holds her six Grammy Awards at the 54th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, Calif., Feb. 12. Soul singer Adele triumphed in her return to music's stage on Sunday, scooping up six Grammys and winning every category in which she was nominated. Photo: Lucy Nicholson / Reuters


15) Guillermo Rodriguez and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover model Kate Upton arrive at Club SI Swimsuit hosted by the Pure Nightclub at Caesars Palace at the Pure Nightclub at Caesars Palace on February 16, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)


16) Course officials show Phil Michelson where his shot from the eighth fairway landed - between a plant and a stairway at a hospitality suite, lower left - during the third round of the Northern Trust Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)


17) The Duchess of Cambridge talks with 8-year-old Jaqson Johnston-Lynch after she visited The Brink in Liverpool, England, Feb. 14. The Duchess was visiting as Patron of Action on Addiction. The Brink is an alcohol-free bar in Liverpool, linked to Action on Addiction's SHARP recovery service in the city. The bar is a social enterprise run primarily to help people recovering from drink and drug addiction. Photo: Tim Hales / AP


18) The traditional Columbine descends from Saint Mark's tower bell on an iron cable during the Venetian Carnival in Venice, Italy, Feb. 12. Photo: Manuel Silvestri / Reuters


19) A mock-up of an electric chair is displayed during a media preview tour of The Mob Museum on Monday. The display refers to the 1944 execution of mob boss Louis "Lepke" Bucharest. The museum, in a renovated former federal courthouse and post office, had its grand opening February 14. Photo: Steve Marcus / Reuters


20) A newly-wed couple, Thai-Swedish groom William Timhede, left, holds the hand of his bride Napatsawan Timhede, second from left, as they run away from a mock-pirate during their adventure wedding challenge in Prachinburi province, Thailand, on Monday, Feb. 13. Photo: Natita Phodee / EPA


21) A model has dye rinsed out of his hair over a garbage bin backstage before the Custo Barcelona show Fall/Winter 2012 collection show during New York Fashion Week, Feb. 12, 2012. Photo: Carlo Allegri / Reuters


22) Laksana Tiranara, left, takes an energy drink while kissing her husband Akechai Tiranarat during the World's Longest Continuous Kiss Competition in Pattaya, southeastern Thailand, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. Photo: Sakchai Lalit / AP


23) Blogger Dana Loesch seen at the annual CPAC, Conservative Political Action Conference. Photo: Right Wing News


24) A woman flashes the V-sign in the middle of men and women gathering during a 'singles fair' as they look for potential partners at Living Mall on Feb. 11 in Beijing, China. Preparations for Valentine's Day begin around China after the Spring Festival. (ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)


25) Bowling Green State University ROTC Air Force Cadet David Harless held hands with Hazel Ellis on Feb. 14 at Heritage Corner Health campus in Bowling Green, Oh. Harless and other cadets spent their lunch hour passing out roses and valentine cookies to residents. (J.D. Pooley/Sentinel Tribune/ Associated Press)


26) An African penguin named Howard carries a valentine heart written by a visitor at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco on Feb. 13. (Jeff Chiu/Associated Press)


27) Couples participate in a kissing contest in Hefei, China, Feb. 18. A total of 63 couples took part in the contest in which men must carry their partners while kissing and try to last as long as possible. The winner will be rewarded a 1-carat diamond ring. Photo: Jianan Yu / Reuters


28) John Spasaro of Sing A Song Telegram is dressed as a pink gorilla as he surprises Ryan Manis, assistant branch manager with Landmark Credit Union in West Allis, with a Valentine’s Day singing telegram Tuesday. Journal Sentinel photo: Mike De Sisti


29) Isabella Ferone, 5, left, and Kyo Burgos, 5, dance Tuesday,  Feb. 14, 2012 at the annual Cinderella Ball. Photo: Mike Hensdill / The Gaston Gazette via AP


AND FINALLY,


30) This week winners were announced in the University of Missouri's prestigious Pictures of the Year International.  Here's the General News, Award of Excellence winner: "I had to be here and look and feel if there was anything here," says Gil Harrington, left, supported by her husband Dan Harrington while visiting the site where their daughter Morgan Harrington's remains were discovered. She went missing after a Metallica concert in Charlottesville, Va. in 2009. Photo: Sam Dean / The Roanoke Times

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