The week in pictures, Aug. 3 - Aug. 9

Here's a selection of the most amazing images captured around the world in the past seven days. Enjoy!

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    Competitors jump into the water during a high diving competition in Hrimezdice, Czech Republic, Aug. 2, 2019.
    AP Photo/Petr David Josek
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    A bolt of lightning illuminates clouds over the White House during a thunderstorm in Washington, Aug. 6, 2019. 
    AP Photo/Alex Brandon
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    One World Trade Center is hit by a lightning bolt during a thunderstorm in New York City, Aug. 7, 2019.
    FOX News/Gary Hershorn
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    Joey the koala is held by a zoo employee after having a cast put on his arm following a fall from a tree at the Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, Australia, Aug. 3, 2019.
    Werribee Open Range Zoo
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    Mourners pause for a prayer as they gather for a vigil at the scene of a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, Aug. 4, 2019. 
    AP Photo/John Minchillo
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    A Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket with the Israeli-owned Amos 17 commercial communications satellite lifts off from space launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida, Aug. 6, 2019. 
    AP Photo/John Raoux
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    A Saudi honor guard performs during a military parade in preparation for the annual Hajj pilgrimage, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Aug. 4, 2019. 
    AP Photo/Amr Nabi
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    Evita Griskenas of United States competes for the gold medal in the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, Aug. 3, 2019. 
    AP Photo/Fernando Llano
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    Spain's Maverick Vinales rides during a warm-up session for the MotoGP race at the Czech Republic motorcycle Grand Prix in Brno, Czech Republic, Aug. 4, 2019. 
    AP Photo/Petr David Josek
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    A thunderstorm moves across the Hudson River toward the Vessel at Hudson Yards in New York City, Aug. 8, 2019.
    FOX News/Gary Hershorn
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    An aircraft passes the sun as it approaches the international airport in Frankfurt, Germany, Aug. 8, 2019.
    AP Photo/Michael Probst
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    The moon rises over a flag at sunset in Jersey City, New Jersey, Aug. 6, 2019.
    FOX News/Gary Hershorn
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    Baltimore Ravens Kenny Young sacks Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew during the first half of an NFL football preseason game in Baltimore, Aug. 8, 2019. 
    AP Photo/Nick Wass
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