Bloomberg’s Week in Pictures

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U.S. President Donald Trump changed his mind about Paris, while the commuter “summer of hell” hit New York.

Unveiling the latest version of the $96,000 flagship A8 in Barcelona on July 11 -- surrounded by spinning cars and flashing lights -- Audi AG Chief Executive Officer Rupert Stadler only hinted briefly at his mounting troubles as he described the new sedan’s self-driving prowess and the carmaker’s coming lineup of SUVs and electric autos.

Photographer: Pau Barrena/Bloomberg

Supporters react as former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (not pictured) speaks during a press conference broadcast outside the National Directory of the Workers’ Party (PT) headquarters in São Paulo on July 13. Lula says he will fight to become the party’s candidate in next year’s presidential elections despite a corruption sentence against him.

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French President Emmanuel Macron and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands at the Elysée Palace in Paris on July 13. Trump famously said in February that “Paris is no longer Paris.” After Macron showed him the town and met with him at the gilded palace, the American president ladled praise on the French capital and the country’s 39-year-old leader.

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Women carrying umbrellas walk under a bridge near the Esplanade Theatre in Singapore on July 12. The city-state’s economy expanded in the second quarter, helped by rising manufacturing and construction, even as growth missed economists’ forecasts.

Photographer: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg

U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gestures during a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington on July 12. Yellen said the U.S. economy should continue to expand in the next few years, which would allow the central bank to keep raising interest rates. She also stressed that the Fed is monitoring too-low inflation.

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Commuters disembark from New Jersey Transit trains to take ferries or PATH trains during a morning commute to Penn Station on the first day of interruptions in Hoboken, New Jersey, on July 10. All three railroads that use New York’s Pennsylvania Station have warned their riders, veteran sufferers of delays and crowding, of fewer trains during rush hours while Amtrak makes track and signal repairs. For the next eight weeks, few of the 650,000 people who use the station every day will be immune from the work.

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U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speak during a joint news conference inside 10 Downing Street in London on July 10. May, who took office on July 13, 2016, insists she will still be prime minister in 2018 despite losing her majority. She received a boost on Saturday when U.S. President Trump said a trade deal with the U.K. will be done “very, very quickly.”

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky (right), and Wyoming Republican Senator John Barrasso take questions during a news conference after a weekly GOP luncheon at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on July 11. McConnell said he’s delaying the Senate’s August recess by two weeks after lawmakers have been unable to agree on how to revise health-care legislation he proposed to replace Obamacare.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

A woman uses a smartphone while walking past the Sule Pagoda stupa at Maha Bandula Park in Yangon, Myanmar, in this June 15 photo released on July 10. In 2015, Myanmar signed up more people for mobile phone service than any country in the world except China and India, according to the Asian Development Bank.

Photographer: Taylor Weidman/Bloomberg

Visitors look at a display of illuminated air bags at the Hyundai Motor Co. Motorstudio showroom in Goyang, South Korea, on July 14. Hyundai will start selling its first N-branded i30 N high-performance car and a sports model called the i30 Fastback in Europe later this year.

Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

A Hawker Beechcraft Premier I private jet parked at TAG Farnborough Airport’s business aviation center in Farnborough, U.K., on July 11.

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Workers labor beneath a tunnel-boring machine at a construction site for Line 14 of the Shanghai Metro system on July 11.

Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

A giant excavator mines lignite at RWE AG’s Garzweiler open-cast mine, outside Grevenbroich, Germany, on July 13. Chancellor Angela Merkel ruled out an abrupt phaseout from the dirtiest fossil fuel used to generate power, even as the nation struggles to meet its climate targets.

Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Ivanka Trump, assistant to U.S. President Donald Trump, stands outside with her husband, senior White House adviser Jared Kushner, after the morning session of the Allen & Co. Media and Technology Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, on July 13. Trump and Kushner’s presence at the conference gave technology and media moguls a chance to mix and mingle with the White House couple.

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Members of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) march in a drill demonstration at an open day at the Ngong Suen Chau Barracks in Hong Kong on July 8. China’s bid to display some soft power in Hong Kong -- with a visit by the country’s first aircraft carrier -- has also showcased its heavy-handed approach to security.

Photographer: Billy H.C. Kwok/Bloomberg