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Photos of the Week (04/08/12)

Photos of the Week


1)
Pope Benedict XVI leaves after celebrating the Palm Sunday mass in St Peter's square at the Vatican, on April 1. Palm Sunday marks the start of the holy week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Photo: Vincenzo Pinto / AFP - Getty Images


2) A Christian pilgrim kisses the Anointing Stone inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, traditionally believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, in Jerusalem's Old City, on April 5. Photo: Bernat Armangue / AP


3) Catholic clergy walk holding candles during the Holy Thursday procession of the Washing of the Feet inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, traditionally believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, in Jerusalem's Old City, on April 5. Photo: Bernat Armangue / AP


4) Hundreds of people follow 'Jesus' played by Paul Cattanach as he drags a cross through Pitt Street Mall as part of the Wesley Mission's Good Friday, Way of the Cross Procession in Sydney, Australia, on April 6, 2012. Photo: Dean Lewins / EPA


5) A boy looks at the palm of a penitent nailed on a wooden cross during a reenactment of Jesus Christ's crucifixion on Good Friday in Barangay Cutud, San Fernando, Pampanga in northern Philippines, April 6, 2012. Photo: Erik De Castro / Reuters


6) Volunteers dressed as Roman Centurions drive nails through the palms of a Catholic devotee in a reenactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on Good Friday at San Pedro Cutud, Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines. More than two dozen Catholic devotees have themselves nailed on the cross on Good Friday, a practice rejected by the Catholic Church but one that has become a tourist attraction. Photo: Bullit Marquez / AP


7) Pope Benedict XVI, holding a tall, lit, white candle, enters a hushed and darkened St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican Saturday, April 7, 2012, to begin the Vatican's Easter vigil service. Except for the twinkle of camera flashes, the basilica was almost pitch-black as the thousands of faithful in pews awaited Benedict's arrival through the rear entrance Saturday night. Christians on Easter joyously mark their belief that Christ rose from the dead after his crucifixion. Praying at the start of the service, Benedict said Easter brings hope to the faithful. On Sunday morning, he will lead Easter Mass in St. Peter's Square. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)


8) An election worker puts up a clock above voting booths in Saukville, Wisconsin, on April 3.  Voters went to the polls in Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington to make their choice in the Republican presidential primary election. Photo: Jeffrey Phelps / EPA


9) Former Gov. Mitt Romney greets supporters during a town hall style meeting at Wisconsin Building Supply on April 2, 2012 in Green Bay, Wis. Photo: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images


10) Presidential candidate Rick Santorum reacts while signing a cheese head during a visit to Simon's Specialty Cheese Retail Store in Appleton, Wis. Photo: Darren Hauck, Reuters


11)
Republican Presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and U.S. Rep Paul Ryan (R-WI) hand out sandwiches to supporters at Cousins Subs on April 3, 2012 in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Mitt Romney was making one more appeal to voters on primary day in Wisconsin. Photo: Getty Images


12)
Rhode Island National Guard commander Maj. Gen. Kevin McBride, right, presents a flag to Dennis Weichel , left, father of guardsman National Guard Sgt. Dennis Weichel Jr., during funeral services at the state Veterans Cemetery in Exeter, R.I. on April 2, 2012. Weichel Jr., was struck and killed by an armored vehicle March 22 after moving an Afghan boy to safety who was trying to retrieve something under the vehicle. Photo: Stew Milne / AP


13) Major John Phillips who served as a bomb disposal expert and lost his left arm during the Falklands Conflict looks up the names of fallen comrades after a chapel service at The National memorial Arboretum on April 2, 2012 in Alrewas, Staffordshire. Monday was the 30th anniversary of the Falklands Conflict which saw 255 British and 650 Argentine troops die in the battle for the South Atlantic islands. A permanent memorial to the conflict is due to be completed in May at The National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)


14) Two jets with the US Navy Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron, seen from Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J., execute a survey flight over the Statue of Liberty on April 2, 2012. The two F/A-18 Hornets flew practice runs to familiarize and evaluate a potential flight course for the upcoming US Navy War of 1812 commemoration during this year’s Fleet Week celebration in May. Photo: Julio Cortez / AP


15) Oakland Police cover bodies near Oikos University in Oakland, Calif., Monday, April 2, 2012. A gunman opened fire at Oikos University in California Monday, killing at least seven people, law enforcement sources close to the investigation said. Police say they have a suspect in custody. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)


16) Homes in Lancaster, Texas lay destroyed by a tornado on April 3. Tornadoes tore through the Dallas area Tuesday, peeling roofs off homes, tossing big-rig trucks into the air and leaving flattened tractor trailers strewn along highways and parking lots.Photo: Khampha Bouaphanh / The Fort Worth Star-Telegram via AP


17) Patricia Daugherty searches for her belongings after her home was destroyed by a tornado on April 3 in Arlington, Texas. Multiple tornadoes touched down across the Dallas/Fort Worth area causing extensive damage. Photo: Tom Pennington / Getty Images


18) A trailer flies through the air during a tornado in the Dallas area, in this still image captured from video. Credit: NBC News


19) Sakdawut Hamsiri holds a knife to his wife Thawee Naiyanit's throat on a street in Bangkok, Thailand, on April 5, 2012. A policeman talks to Hamsiri during the standoff. Police electroshock Hamsiri with a Taser to bring the incident to an end. Photos: Sakchai Lalit / AP


20) A man who identified himself as Mohawk Gaz, sports an image of Trayvon Martin on his hair during a rally to protest his killing in Miami, Florida April 1, 2012. Thousands of protesters gathered in a downtown bayfront park on Sunday demanding the arrest of the neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed the unarmed black teenager, Trayvon Martin, in central Florida a month ago. Photo: Lucas Jackson / Reuters


21) A burning fuselage of an F/A-18 Hornet lies smoldering after crashing into a residential building in Virginia Beach, Va., Friday, April 6. Media reports indicate the two aviators were able to eject from the jet before it crashed. They were being treated for injuries that were not considered life threatening. Photo: Kandice Angel / AP


22) A Kenyan navy officer takes photos of an old bomb discovered and retrieved from the sea by fishermen diving for lobsters in the underwater of the Indian Ocean near Fort Jesus, on April 3. The live bomb is said to have been used in the Second World War and to weigh a half-ton according to police officials in Kenya's coastal town of Mombasa. It will be detonated in the ocean as it is still capable of causing damage. Photo: Stringer / AFP - Getty Images


23) In an undated photo provided Wednesday by the Orleans County Sheriffs Dept. a truck is partially buried in a sand pit at Country Construction in Murray, N.Y. Photo: AP Photo/Orleans County Sheriffs Dept, via The Batavia Daily News


24) Inmates play chess as part of a new chess program being implemented at the Cook County Jail in Chicago, Monday, Monday, April 2, 2012. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart introduced the new chess program in hopes the inmates can learn a thing or two from a game that rewards patience, responsibility and problem solving. (AP Photo/Chicago Sun-TImes, Brian Jackson)


25) This combo of photographs shows how Charles Manson has looked over the years from 1969 up to the most recently released photo in 2011. The California Department of Corrections released two new photos of the convicted murderer on Thursday in advance of his latest parole hearing. Photos: AP


26) Individually packaged hand-knitted uteri are placed on a countertop at the lobby of the State Capitol in Phoenix, Thursday, April 5. Critics of an Arizona proposal to limit birth control gave more than a dozen state lawmakers the personalized gift. The packages were delivered each in a clear plastic bag, labeled with a lawmaker's name and containing a letter from a Tempe woman asking legislators to oppose the measure. Photo: Terry Tang / AP


27) A view from the pilot's seat in the cockpit of of space shuttle Endeavour is seen during a media tour at Kennedy Space Center Friday, April 6, 2012, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Photo: John Raoux / AP


28) A student learns to drive a tractor on a computerized driving simulator at the Samjiyon Schoolchildren's Palace in Samjiyon, North Korea, on April 3, 2012. The facility was built for children to take part in after school programs in the arts, sciences, sports, computer and vocational training. Photo: David Guttenfelder / AP


29) Nina Padmanabhan and Murray Waugh shelter from the cold in a red telephone box following a sledging trip on April 3, in Braemar, Scotland. Snow has returned to parts of Scotland just a week after the country experienced record high temperatures for March. Photo: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images


30) A French Customs agent stands beside a stuffed polar bear seized at Charles-de-Gaulle airport outside Paris on April 5, 2012. The stuffed bear is one of hundreds of protected species or items made out of endangered species intercepted at the airport in recent weeks. Photo: Mehdi Fedouach / AFP - Getty Images


31) A cleaner, known as a fluffer, inspects the train tracks on the Victoria Line near Highbury and Islington station in London March 30, 2012. Transport for London (TfL), which is responsible for the majority of London's transport system, including the London Underground, expects to see an additional 500,000 passengers on the tube during the Olympics, a number that has seen many voice their concerns over whether the system can cope with the influx. Photo: Dylan Martinez / Reuters


32) Jenna Talackova, a would be Miss Universe contestant, shows her Canadian passport, as a proof that she is a female, during a news conference with her attorney Gloria Allred on April 3, 2012 in Los Angeles, California, Talackova, 23, was disqualified as a finalist from the upcoming Miss Universe Canada last month because she was born male. The Miss Universe Organization reversed their decision April 2, 2012, allowing a transgender contestant to compete as long as they meet the legal Canadian gender recognition requirements and standards that are established by other competitions held internationally. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)


33) People view the giant record-breaking Easter egg created by 44.858 colored eggs in Bludov, North Moravia, Czech Republic, on Saturday, April 7, 2012. Eggs are hung on 4.2 meters high construction. The last record of this local tradition was 30.658 eggs in 2007. (AP Photo/CTK/Ludek Perina)


34) In this handout image provided by SeaWorld, Clyde, an Asian water monitor went on an early Easter egg hunt, with the help of SeaWorld trainer Caroline Smith at SeaWorld San Diego on April 6, 2012 in San Diego, California. He gobbled up several eggs on the grassy area of Animal Connections, where he often can be seen as part of impromptu encounters. Asian water monitors, native to marshes and riverbanks throughout southern Asia, are good climbers and sometimes feed on eggs from bird's nests. They also eat birds, fish and other small animals. (Photo by Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld via Getty Images)


35) A duckling climbs a curb near Ellis Lake in Marysville, Calif. (David Bitton/Appeal-Democrat via Associated Press)


36) Principal James Hale kisses a pig during an assembly at Forge Road Elementary School in Palmyra, Penn., on March 30. Hale challenged the students to read 3,000 books during the month in March for Read Across America, and if they met this challenge he would kiss a pig. Holding the pig is Michael Knauer. (Ashley Walter/Lebanon Daily News via Associated Press)


37) Shutter-happy cherry blossom viewers take pictures of two cats in a tree at Tokyo's Ueno Park. It's springtime in Tokyo and time to stop and appreciate fragile pale pink blossoms in full bloom all over the nation's capital. Hanami, the mass flower-viewing so prevalent in springtime, was subdued last year in the wake of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Photo: Natsuki Sakai / AFLO via Zuma Press


38) The St Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers stand for the playing of the National Anthem during Opening Day at Miller Park on April 6 in Milwaukee, Wis. Photo: Mike Mcginnis / Getty Images


39) Miss America Laura Kaeppeler throws out the first pitch on Opening Day at Miller Park Friday. Journal Sentinel photo: Mark Hoffman


40) Lindsey Hubbard, 15, smiles at Mr Red, one of the Cincinnati Reds mascots, during the Reds Opening Day baseball parade in downtown Cincinnati, Thursday April 5, 2012. The Reds open the season against the Miami Marlins later in the day. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman)


41)
Kentucky players celebrate at the end of the NCAA Final Four tournament on Monday night. The Wildcats beat Kansas, 67-59. Photo: David J. Phillip / AP


42) NFL players stand in their new uniforms during a presentation in New York on April 3. The league and Nike showed off the new look in grand style with a gridiron-styled fashion show at a Brooklyn film studio. Photo: Seth Wenig / AP


43) A group of spectators in matching golf attire watches first round play in the 2012 Masters Golf Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. on April 5. Photo: Brian Snyder / Reuters


44) Dr. Leila Denmark examines a child in the 1990s, in Athens, Georgia. Denmark died 01 April 2012 at the age of 114. Denmark, a pediatrician, practiced medicine for more than 70 years, until she retired in 2001 at the age of 103. Photo: Lynn Johnson/ handout via EPA


45) Dutcher Stigora, 15 months, makes a face as Zelino Vici, 97, gives him his first haircut on Monday, April 2, 2012 in Wilkes Barre, Pa. Dutcher's dad, Jason, had his first haircut by Zelino Vici over thirty years ago. (AP Photo/The Citizens' Voice, Warren Ruda)


46) Child models eat scones as they pose with waxworks of Britain's royal couple William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, at Madame Tussauds in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on April 4, 2012. Photo: Peter Dejong / AP


47) In this handout image provided by Universal Orlando Resort, "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman was hosted at Universal Orlando Resort, where she encountered another famous TV housewife - Marge Simpson on April 1, 2012 in Orlando, Florida. After an enthusiastic greeting, the award-winning actress encountered the rest of America's favorite animated family on The Simpsons Ride and visited The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Huffman recently received her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and is vacationing in Orlando with friends and family. (Photo by Roberto Gonzalez/Universal Orlando Resort via Getty Images)


48) People take part in a pillow fight flashmob at the Brandenburg Gate that was organized over Facebook in Berlin, Germany, April 7. Photo: Thomas Peter / Reuters


49) You call that art?  People view a fly-covered cow's head, part of an artwork by Damien Hirst entitled 'A Thousand Years' in the Tate Modern art gallery on April 2, 2012 in London, England. The Tate Modern is displaying the first major exhibition of Damien Hirst's artworks in the UK, bringing together the collection over 70 of Hirst's works spanning three decades. Live butterflies sit in a bowl of fruit in an installation 'In and Out of Love' by Damien Hirst in the Tate Modern art gallery on April 2, in London, England. The Tate Modern is displaying the first major exhibition of Damien Hirst's artworks in the UK, bringing together the collection over 70 of Hirst's works spanning three decades. The exhibition opens to the general public on April 4, 2012 and runs until September 9, 2012. Photos: Oli Scarff / Getty Images


50) A model wears a creation from Pierre Cardin at his Palais Lumière - the City of Light fashion show at the Water Cube in Beijing, China, Sunday, April 1, 2012. Photo: Ng Han Guan | AP


AND FINALLY,


I couldn’t find a photo of this so I’m posting the video. Friday at the Masters, Tiger Woods tees off, literally and figuratively at the 16th hole.

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