PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the past week

Firefighters battle the Marsh Fire near the town of Brentwood in Contra Costa County, Calif., Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)The Associated Press
Firefighters battle the Marsh Fire near the town of Brentwood in Contra Costa County, Calif., Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

This week's gallery includes worshippers visiting Mecca during the Hajj pilgrimage; a shepherds championships competitor with his charges in Germany; and a carousel rider in Paris.

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This gallery contains photos from the week of Aug. 3-Aug. 9, 2019.

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This gallery was produced by Patrick Sison in New York.