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U.S. President Donald Trump’s fumbling search for a water bottle steals the show, New Delhi residents contend with air 10 times more polluted than Beijing's, and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin takes a tour of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing to see production of the new $1 bills carrying his signature.

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and his wife Louise Linton hold a 2017 50-subject uncut sheet of $1 dollar notes bearing Mnuchin's name for a photograph at the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington on Wednesday. A change in the Senate tax-overhaul plan that would expand a temporary income-tax break for partnerships, limited liability companies and other so-called pass-through businesses won the endorsement of a national small-business group today.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

A man rows along the Yamuna river in smog-shrouded New Delhi on Saturday. In recent weeks, toxic smog has shrouded north India and parts of Pakistan. New Delhi, whose leader shut schools and called the city a "gas chamber," has generated global headlines for its air pollution.

Photographer: Anindito Mukherjee/Bloomberg

U.S. President Donald Trump looks for a water bottle while delivering remarks on his recent 11-day Asia trip in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington on Wednesday. Trump said that Chinese President Xi Jinping recognizes that a nuclear North Korea is a grave threat to China and that he and Xi agreed not accept a freeze-for-freeze agreement.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

An attendee enters an Etihad Airways Airbus A380 during the 15th Dubai Air Show at Dubai World Central on Monday. The biennial Dubai expo is an important venue for manufacturers to secure deals for their biggest and most expensive jetliners.

New recruits participate in a military-style exercise at Bank of Taizhou Co.'s training facility in Taizhou, China. At Bank of Taizhou, trainees are pushed to count money with lightning speed, toughened up by ex-instructors from the People's Liberation Army and mobilized to go after delinquent borrowers with the subtlety of an infantry battalion.

Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May leaves to greet Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at 10 Downing Street, London, on Tuesday. Tory rebels threatening to force May to change her Brexit policy will hold their fire at a marathon parliamentary session on Tuesday as the government has used its control of the timetable to push back the most controversial debates.

Photographer: Chris J. Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, center, arrives for a student graduation ceremony at Zimbabwe Open University in Harare on Friday. Mugabe could be impeached if he refuses to bow to pressure from military generals to resign, according to four officials who are close to mediation efforts aimed at ending a political standoff in the southern African nation.

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Guests take photos of Mermaid Kat as she performs in the pool aboard the Genting Hong Kong Ltd. Genting Dream cruise ship berthed at the Marina Bay Sands Cruise Center in Singapore on Thursday. The Genting Dream will be sailing from Singapore to Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Myanmar.

Photographer: Ore Huiying/Bloomberg

An electric oil pump jack at night in the oil fields surrounding Midland, Texas. Nationwide gross oil refinery inputs will rise above 17 million barrels a day before the year ends, according to Energy Aspects, even amid a busy maintenance season and interruptions at plants in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that were clobbered by Hurricane Harvey in the third quarter.

Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks during a news conference at the Asean Summit in Manila on Tuesday. Duterte lashed out at visiting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and European officials over their criticism of alleged human rights abuses under the country's drug war.

Photographer: Veejay Villafranca/Bloomberg

A worker stokes fires in the smokehouse at the Greenberg Smoked Turkeys Inc. facility in Tyler, Texas. The family-operated business has been hickory smoking turkeys for eight decades, selling more than 200,000 turkeys yearly.

Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda delivers a speech at the University of Zurich on Monday. Kuroda said the central bank can help avoid negative price shocks and achieve its 2 percent inflation target by working on inflation expectations through forward guidance.

Photographer: Stefan Wermuth/Bloomberg

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, right, speaks as House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, laughs before a news conference with Republican House members after voting on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act bill at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Thursday. House Republicans passed their version of legislation to overhaul the U.S. tax code by slashing the corporate tax rate, lowering tax burdens for most individuals and adding an estimated $1.4 trillion to the federal deficit over the next decade.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Steam rises above Smurfit Kappa Group's Townsend Hook paper mill, near Maidstone, U.K., on Wednesday. Smurfit Kappa manufactures container boards, corrugated containers, and other paper-based packaging products.

Photographer: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

A stuffed bear lies in the dirt near a border fence along the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego, California. President Donald Trump told a group of Republican lawmakers who met with him at the White House that he opposes any effort to include in the legislation deportation protections for 800,000 people, known as Dreamers, who entered the U.S. illegally as children, according to several who attended the meeting.

Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

SK Global Chemical Co. engineer Ryu Bokyoung walks past the company's oil refinery in Ulsan, South Korea. Asian businesses, which lag behind other regions in gender diversity, are now catching up, with SK and Japan's Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K. focusing more on female workers.

Photographer: Jean Chung/Bloomberg