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Pictures of the week: 20 great news photos from the Associated Press and Getty Images

This week's collection of the best wire photos features a pair of athletes going head over heels, a stunningly beautiful lake in Iran, two dramatic water rescues, a gorgeous new opera house in Dubai and two lovely images from Frankfurt, Germany.

All photos are from the Associated Press or Getty Images and were transmitted between August 26 and today.

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ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 31: Carlos Gomez #14 of the Texas Rangers is soaked with a Powerade cooler after the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 14-1 at Globe Life Park in Arlington on August 31, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.

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ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 31: Carlos Gomez #14 of the Texas Rangers is soaked with a Powerade cooler after the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 14-1 at Globe Life Park in Arlington on August 31, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.

(AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

This picture taken on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, shows an Iranian swimming in Urmia Lake near Urmia, northwestern Iran. Hopes for survival of Urmia salt lake have been revived after more rains boosted a government program aimed at preserving the almost dried up water body.

(AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

This picture taken on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, shows an Iranian swimming in Urmia Lake near Urmia, northwestern Iran. Hopes for survival of Urmia salt lake have been revived after more rains boosted a government program aimed at preserving the almost dried up water body.

(AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)

Crowds of people throw tomatoes at each other, during the annual "Tomatina", tomato fight fiesta, in the village of Bunol, 50 kilometers outside Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. The streets of an eastern Spanish town are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the annual "Tomatina" battle that has become a major tourist attraction. At the annual fiesta in Bunol on Wednesday, trucks dumped 160 tons of tomatoes for some 20,000 participants, many from abroad, to throw during the hour-long morning festivities.

(AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)

Crowds of people throw tomatoes at each other, during the annual "Tomatina", tomato fight fiesta, in the village of Bunol, 50 kilometers outside Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. The streets of an eastern Spanish town are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the annual "Tomatina" battle that has become a major tourist attraction. At the annual fiesta in Bunol on Wednesday, trucks dumped 160 tons of tomatoes for some 20,000 participants, many from abroad, to throw during the hour-long morning festivities.

(Butch Comegys/The Times & Tribune via AP)

A Great Blue Heron glides across Fords Lake in Newton Township, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016.

(AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)

Panama's Luis Concepcion celebrates in the air after beating Japan's Kohei Kono at their WBA world super flyweight title bout in Tokyo, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. Concepcion won the title by a unanimous decision.

(Butch Comegys/The Times & Tribune via AP)

A Great Blue Heron glides across Fords Lake in Newton Township, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016.

(AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)

Panama's Luis Concepcion celebrates in the air after beating Japan's Kohei Kono at their WBA world super flyweight title bout in Tokyo, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. Concepcion won the title by a unanimous decision.

(Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

PERISHER, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 30: Tom Matsumoto of Australia competes during the Subaru Australian Mogul Championships on August 30, 2016 in Perisher, Australia.

(Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

PERISHER, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 30: Tom Matsumoto of Australia competes during the Subaru Australian Mogul Championships on August 30, 2016 in Perisher, Australia.

(AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

In this underwater picture a woman floats in a swimming pool during a summer day in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 .

(AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

In this underwater picture a woman floats in a swimming pool during a summer day in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 .

(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Migrants, most of them from Eritrea, jump into the water from a crowded wooden boat as they are helped by members of an NGO during a rescue operation at the Mediterranean sea, about 13 miles north of Sabratha, Libya, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. Thousands of migrants and refugees were rescued Monday morning from more than 20 boats by members of Proactiva Open Arms NGO before transferring them to the Italian cost guards and others NGO vessels operating at the zone.

(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Migrants, most of them from Eritrea, jump into the water from a crowded wooden boat as they are helped by members of an NGO during a rescue operation at the Mediterranean sea, about 13 miles north of Sabratha, Libya, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. Thousands of migrants and refugees were rescued Monday morning from more than 20 boats by members of Proactiva Open Arms NGO before transferring them to the Italian cost guards and others NGO vessels operating at the zone.

(WABC-TV via AP)

This image made from a video provided by WABC-TV shows kayakers being rescued on the Hudson River, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, near Pier 79 on the west side of Manhattan. New York authorities say multiple kayakers were injured when they were hit by a ferry on the river on Tuesday.

(WABC-TV via AP)

This image made from a video provided by WABC-TV shows kayakers being rescued on the Hudson River, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, near Pier 79 on the west side of Manhattan. New York authorities say multiple kayakers were injured when they were hit by a ferry on the river on Tuesday.

(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

The sun sets over the Manhattan skyline as seen from the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, in New York.

(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

The sun sets over the Manhattan skyline as seen from the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, in New York.

(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Firefighters just in from Pennsylvania get briefed a wildfire as it burns off the shore of Jackson Lake in Grand Teton National Park, Wyo., Friday, Aug 26, 2016.

(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Firefighters just in from Pennsylvania get briefed a wildfire as it burns off the shore of Jackson Lake in Grand Teton National Park, Wyo., Friday, Aug 26, 2016.

(Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

CUNNAMULLA, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 27: Bull Rider Matt Boland is struck by the bull after taking a fall during the PBR Bull Riding Competition at the Cunnamulla Fella Festival on August 27, 2016 in Cunnamulla, Australia. The Cunnamulla Fella Festival originated in 2005 and was started to celebrate the great outback spirit of the Cunnamulla Fella. Cunnamulla is known for its famous character the Cunnamulla Fella, brought to life by Stan Coster lyrics and later immortalized in song by the late Slim Dusty. The Cunnamulla Fella is said to be the larrikin in all Australians.

(Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

CUNNAMULLA, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 27: Bull Rider Matt Boland is struck by the bull after taking a fall during the PBR Bull Riding Competition at the Cunnamulla Fella Festival on August 27, 2016 in Cunnamulla, Australia. The Cunnamulla Fella Festival originated in 2005 and was started to celebrate the great outback spirit of the Cunnamulla Fella. Cunnamulla is known for its famous character the Cunnamulla Fella, brought to life by Stan Coster lyrics and later immortalized in song by the late Slim Dusty. The Cunnamulla Fella is said to be the larrikin in all Australians.

(AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)

In this Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 photo, a woman walks near the new Dubai Opera, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The city-state is opening the Dubai Opera on Wednesday night, in the shadow of the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building. The building resembles one of the many traditional wooden dhow shipping boats still plying the Dubai Creek.

(AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)

In this Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 photo, a woman walks near the new Dubai Opera, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The city-state is opening the Dubai Opera on Wednesday night, in the shadow of the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building. The building resembles one of the many traditional wooden dhow shipping boats still plying the Dubai Creek.

(Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)

CRAWFORDVILLE, FL - AUGUST 31: A dog wades through the shallow water prior to the arrival of tropical storm Hermine at Shell Point Beach August 31, 2016 near Crawfordville, Florida. Areas south of Tallahassee are under mandatory evacuation orders according to the Wakulla County Sheriff's Office.

(Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)

CRAWFORDVILLE, FL - AUGUST 31: A dog wades through the shallow water prior to the arrival of tropical storm Hermine at Shell Point Beach August 31, 2016 near Crawfordville, Florida. Areas south of Tallahassee are under mandatory evacuation orders according to the Wakulla County Sheriff's Office.

(AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

A model displays creations by Santosh Parekh during the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai, India, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016.

(AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

A model displays creations by Santosh Parekh during the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai, India, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016.

(Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

AUCHTERARDER, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 26: Auctioneer Gavin Gardiner holds a 12-bore 'Royal de Luxe' model self-opening sidelock ejector gun by Holland and Holland at Gleneagles Hotel on August 26, 2016 in Aucterarder, Scotland. The annual auction of Fine Modern and Vintage sporting guns and rifles, which is now in its 49th year, takes place on August 29 at the Gleneagles Hotel.

(Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

AUCHTERARDER, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 26: Auctioneer Gavin Gardiner holds a 12-bore 'Royal de Luxe' model self-opening sidelock ejector gun by Holland and Holland at Gleneagles Hotel on August 26, 2016 in Aucterarder, Scotland. The annual auction of Fine Modern and Vintage sporting guns and rifles, which is now in its 49th year, takes place on August 29 at the Gleneagles Hotel.

(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

A child crawls on the steps of an abandoned hospital wing, which is used as a make shift shelter for around 150 Syrian refugees, in Athens, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. Over 59,000 people remain stranded in the country, most in army-built camps on the mainland and about 7,800 refugees are receiving hotel vouchers or live in vacant apartments.

(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

A child crawls on the steps of an abandoned hospital wing, which is used as a make shift shelter for around 150 Syrian refugees, in Athens, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. Over 59,000 people remain stranded in the country, most in army-built camps on the mainland and about 7,800 refugees are receiving hotel vouchers or live in vacant apartments.

(AP Photo/Michael Probst)

A woman runs through an alley of trees in Frankfurt, Germany, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016.

(AP Photo/Michael Probst)

A woman runs through an alley of trees in Frankfurt, Germany, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016.

(AP Photo/Michael Probst)

A bee flies over a sunflower on a field near Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016.

(AP Photo/Michael Probst)

A bee flies over a sunflower on a field near Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016.

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