Associated Press

A lot can happen in a week, and in this day and age there's usually a camera around to document it. Here are some of the author's favorite photos of the week taken by the Associated Press.

11/9
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"School children walk on a road between fields covered with volcanic ash from the eruption of Mount Sinabung in Kebayaken, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. The rumbling volcano has forced more than 1,000 people living on its slopes to relocate to temporary shelters amid fears of major eruptions."-AP

11/9
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"A fire bull chases a reveler during the 'Toro de Jubilo' Fire Bull Festival in Medinaceli, Spain, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. The Fire Bull Festival takes place in the main square of Medinaceli and is an ancient tradition from the bronze age. During the event, a bull is tied to a pylon and flammable balls attached to the bull's horns are set on fire before the animal is released. Revelers dodge the bull when it comes close until the flammable material is consumed. The bull is covered with a thick layer of mud on the back and face to protect it from burns."-AP

11/10
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"Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, right, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, front centre, and Opposition Leader Ed Miliband, front left, hold wreaths during the service of remembrance at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, London, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. The annual remembrance service is to remember all those who have lost their lives serving in the Armed Forces. Former Prime Ministers stand behind, second row from left, Gordon Brown, Tony Blair, John Major."-AP

11/10
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"Adam Rippon of the United States performs during the gala exhibition at the NHK Trophy figure skating in Tokyo, Japan, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013."-AP

11/11
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"A view of the newly-opened ice rink at Somerset House in central London, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. The ice rink, which has become an annual event in the last few years, will be open for the festive period from Nov. 14, 2013, to Jan. 5, 2014."-AP

11/11
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"A young survivor uses a plastic cover to protect him from rain as he passes by a damaged Boy Scout statue at typhoon-ravaged Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine islands on Friday leaving a wide swath of destruction."-AP

11/12
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"An injured Cambodian worker escapes from riot police in the compound of a Buddhist pagoda in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Police fired live ammunition during clashes with protesting garment workers outside Cambodia’s capital Tuesday, killing a bystander who was struck by a bullet while selling rice and injuring at least 20 people, rights groups said. Hundreds of workers from the SL Garment Processing (Cambodia) Ltd. Factory clashed with hundreds of riot police sent to block a march from the factory to the Phnom Penh residence of Prime Minister Hun Sen, according to several human rights groups."-AP

11/12
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"Pataxo Indians gather during the indigenous games in Cuiaba, Brazil, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Around 1,600 Indians from 48 tribes are celebrating Brazil's indigenous cultures during the 12th edition of the Games which run until Nov. 16."-AP

11/13
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"Typhoon Haiyan survivors walk through the ruins of their neighborhood on the outskirts of Tacloban, central Philippines, on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, hit the country's eastern seaboard on Friday, destroying tens of thousands of buildings and displacing hundreds of thousands of people."-AP

11/13
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"French police of the Alliance union are shrouded in smoke made by flares during a demonstration next to the National Assembly, in Paris, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Police are protesting against sharp drops in 2014 budget and poor working condition."-AP

11/14
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"Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan are evacuated by C-130 military planes at the airport Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines."-AP

11/14
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"An Iranian mourner covers his head with mud during Ashoura rituals, marking the death anniversary of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Islam's Prophet Muhammad, at the city of Bijar, west of the capital Tehran, Iran, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. Hussein, one of Shiite Islam's most beloved saints, was killed in a 7th century battle at Karbala, Iraq."-AP

11/15
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"An Indian Sikh devotee displays his martial art skills during a procession held ahead of the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak in Bhopal, India, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. The birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the first Sikh guru, will be marked on Nov. 17."-AP

11/15
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"A Philippine air crew member does pre-flight checks on a C-130 evacuation flight at the airport in Tacloban, central Philippines, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013."-AP