This week's collection of the best news photos features Pope selfies, refugees, Great Walls and hordes of outlandish creatures (some shirtless, some in tuxes).
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All photos are from the Associated Press and Getty Images and were taken or transmitted between February 17 and February 24.
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Waves crash over the lighthouse in Newhaven, East Sussex southern England, as flights were cancelled and commuters were warned they faced delays as winds reached nearly 90mph when Storm Doris battered many part of Britain. Thursday Feb. 23, 2017.
(AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
A model displays a 2017-18 Fall/Winter creation by Spanish designer Amai Rodriguez during EGO Show for young designers at the Madrid's Fashion Week in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.
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Refugees and migrants sleep on the deck of the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescue vessel Golfo Azzurro after being rescued off Libyan coast north of Sabratha, Libya on February 18, 2017 at Sea. 466 migrants have been rescued in high seas since yesterday evening by the Italian Coast Guard and the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescue vessel Golfo Azzurro as they continue to search for more boats. Proactiva Open Arms are a Spanish charity based out of Malta who provide search and rescue assistance to refugees and migrants in distress at sea. They patrol the SAR and Rescue Zone off the coast of Libya running rescue missions for the hundreds of migrants who continue to make the perilous journey across the Mediterranean in the hope of reaching the European mainland.
(AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
In this Feb. 13, 2017 photo, a prisoner, too weak to stand, lies in the prison infirmary at the National Penitentiary in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Haitian prosecutors and rights activists are sounding an alarm about collapsing conditions at the impoverished country's prisons as malnutrition from acute food shortages and a slew of preventable illnesses are leading to an upsurge of inmate deaths.
(AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
Coffins containing inmates bodies lay inside St. Anne church during the mass burial of inmates who died at the country's largest prison in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Tuesday Feb. 21, 2017. Relatives wailed in grief or stared stoically as flowers were placed on 20 caskets at a mass funeral for the latest group of inmates who died miserably in Haiti's largest prison, most without ever having been convicted of any crime.
(AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Legia fans without shirts cheer during the Europa League round of 32 second leg soccer match between Ajax and Legia at the Amsterdam ArenA stadium in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017.
(AP Photo/Maxi Jonas)
Penguins pack on a beach at Punta Tombo peninsula in Argentina's Patagonia, on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Drawn by an unusually abundant haul of sardines and anchovies, over a million penguins visited the peninsula during this years' breeding season, a recent record number according to local officials. Punta Tombo represents the largest colony of Magellanic penguins in the world.
(AP Photo/Maxi Jonas)
Penguins walk on a beach at Punta Tombo peninsula in Argentina's Patagonia, on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Drawn by an unusually abundant haul of sardines and anchovies, over a million penguins visited the peninsula during this years' breeding season, a recent record number according to local officials. Punta Tombo represents the largest colony of Magellanic penguins in the world.
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Air Force One is reflected in a pair of sunglasses as President Donald Trump arrives to speak at his "Make America Great Again Rally" at Orlando-Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017.
(AP Photo/Juan Karita)
A Quechua Indian watches a protest march against Bolivia's President Evo Morales, while a woman holds a sign with a message that reads in Spanish; "Bolivia said no!" regarding a referendum ruling out his run for a fourth term, in La Paz, Bolivia, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.
(Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP)
Protesters clash with police Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, in Portland, Ore. Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge President Donald Trump in a Presidents Day protest dubbed Not My President's Day.
(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
A boy takes a selfie with Pope Francis, during a visit to the parish of Santa Maria Josefa del Cuore di Gesu', in Rome, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017.
Four rare white lion cubs sit besides their mother Kiara at the zoo in Magdeburg, Germany, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Keepers weighed the three males and one female and carried out health checks on the cubx. The seven-week-old lions weigh between 8 and 11 kilograms each and have developed splendidly.
(AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
In this Feb. 10, 2017 photo, an exercise group lies down at the feet of a bronze statue of Diana, the Roman goddess of the hunt, after a workout at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The museum has been hosting lively workout sessions amid its prized masterpieces.
(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
A man with a dog jogs along a sand berm as storm clouds clear Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Seal Beach, Calif. A huge Pacific storm that parked itself over Southern California and unloaded, ravaging roads, opening sinkholes and leading to the deaths of at least three people, eased off Saturday.
(AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
A model wears a creation part of the Fausto Puglisi women's Fall-Winter 2017-18 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017.
(Hendrik Schmidt/dpa via AP)
Luisa Bodem competes during the women's long jump event at the German indoor athletics in Leipzig, Germany, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017.
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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 17: Three year old Joseph Kushner pushes his nose against a window in the Oval Office while waiting to depart with his grandfather U.S. President Donald Trump, at the White House, February 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Trump is traveling to South Carolina to visit the Boeing plant.
(Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
BEIJING, CHINA - FEBRUARY 22: Chinese workers shovel the steps after a snowfall on the Great Wall in Mutianyu on February 22, 2017 outside of Beijing, China.
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