PHOTOS: The Week in Pictures, July 3, 2014

Metro rounds up the best photos of the week from around the globe.

Bodybuilders flex their muscles at the 2014 Hong Kong Bodybuilding Championships, USA loses to Belgium and is eliminated, Pope Francis has a wardrobe malfunction and more.

The Week in Pictures, July 3, 2014.

World Cup, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, kicks flag, flying, win
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar of the Netherlands celebrates scoring his team’s second goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Netherlands and Mexico at Castelao on June 29, 2014 in Fortaleza, Brazil. Credit: Getty Images

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar of the Netherlands celebrates scoring his team’s second goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Netherlands and Mexico at Castelao on June 29, 2014 in Fortaleza, Brazil.

sunset, bestpix, photography, sunset, silo, silhouette, stunning images, photojournalism
A fisherman casts his line from the rocks at Seal Beach, California, as the sun prepares to set on June 28, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

A fisherman casts his line from the rocks at Seal Beach, California, as the sun prepares to set on June 28, 2014. Credit:

pope francis, funny, windy, oops, wardrobe malfunction, good timing, photo, vatican
A gust of wind lifts Pope Francis’s pellegrina during a general audience at St Peter’s square on June 25, 2014 at the Vatican. Credit: Getty Images

A gust of wind lifts Pope Francis’s pellegrina during a general audience at St Peter’s square on June 25, 2014 at the Vatican.

China, bodybuilding, tanning, bronzer, offbeat, men, muscles, flexing, straight flexin, competition, enhancement, steroids
Bodybuilders flex their muscles for judges on stage during the Hong Kong Bodybuilding Championship cum 5th South China Bodybuilding Invitational Championships on 29 June 2014 at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium in Hong Kong, China. Credit: Getty Images

Bodybuilders flex their muscles for judges on stage during the Hong Kong Bodybuilding Championship cum 5th South China Bodybuilding Invitational Championships on 29 June 2014 at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium in Hong Kong, China.

 

New Delhi, India, weather, storms, heavy rain, weather report, flooding, happy children, father
A man rides a bicycle with two children returning from school during the monsoon rain at Kasturba Gandhi Marg on July 2, 2014 in New Delhi, India. Credit: Getty Images

A man rides a bicycle with two children returning from school during the monsoon rain at Kasturba Gandhi Marg on July 2, 2014 in New Delhi, India.

The rest of the best

View more Week in Pictures slideshows.




News
Entertainment
Sports
Lifestyle
National

California passes 'yes-means-yes' campus sexual assault bill

Californian lawmakers passed a law on Thursday requiring universities to adopt "affirmative consent" language in their definitions of consensual sex, part of a nationwide drive to curb sexual assault on…

National

Syrian refugees top 3 million, half of all…

By Stephanie NebehayGENEVA (Reuters) - Three million Syrian refugees will have registered in neighboring countries as of Friday, but many remain trapped by the advance…

International

North Korean leader's money manager defects in Russia:…

A senior North Korean banking official who managed money for leader Kim Jong Un has defected in Russia and was seeking asylum in a third country, a South Korean newspaper…

Local

MAP: New York City Street Closures August 29,…

The Department of Transportation and NYPD said there may be residual delays near all of the street closures on August 29, 31 and 31. Several streets and avenues will be…

Going Out

'Friends' coffeehouse Central Perk coming to NYC —…

"Friends" is coming back for a one-off special: "The One with the Free Coffee." Warner Bros. is bringing a pop-up replica of Central Perk, the…

Movies

Interview: 'As Above, So Below' directors: 5 ways…

The fraternal directors of the found footage horror "As Above, So Below" dish on the best ways to frighten the bejesus out of audiences.

Movies

Criterion's new Jacques Demy box mixes the light…

Jacques Demy, the most effervescent of French New Wave filmmakers, gets a Criterion box all to himself, with classics like "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg."

Entertainment

Comedian Joan Rivers, 81, rushed to New York…

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Acerbic comedian and fashion critic Joan Rivers was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York on Thursday after she reportedly…

NFL

3 things we learned in the Giants preseason…

The final score didn’t matter — a 16-13 win by the Giants — but it would’ve been nice to finally see Big Blue’s new-look offense get on track.

NFL

NFL Power Rankings: Seahawks, Broncos, Patriots, 49ers start…

NFL Power Rankings: Seahawks, Broncos, Patriots start at top

U.S. Soccer

5 facts about new England captain Wayne Rooney

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney was named as the new England captain by coach Roy Hodgson on Thursday.

NFL

Jets vs. Eagles: 3 things to watch

A win on Thursday night at the Eagles would give the Jets a 3-1 record and just their second winning preseason under head coach Rex Ryan.

Style

Trend: White hot on the 2014 Emmy's red…

White was one of the big trends on the Emmy's red carpet.

Food

Recipe: Samuel Adams beer-marinated grilled shrimp

Summer calls for two things: a cold beer and light food. Sam Adams' Latitude 48 IPA fairly bursts with citrus notes, making it an ideal marinade…

Wellbeing

4 healthy ingredient swaps to make your meals…

When it comes to eating well, everyone knows they could be doing better. But cooking in an apartment on a busy schedule is a recipe…

Wellbeing

Heart trumps brain when it comes to movies…

When you need a good cry, do you reach for the movie that’s “based on a true story”? Science says you’re giving your brain far…