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It was a busy week for America's first family with Michelle Obama celebrating her 50th birthday and the president delivering a speech to address the NSA surveillance debate. During Obama's speech, activists gathered in Washington DC to protest NSA spying. Meanwhile, Australians struggled to keep cool during an extreme Summer heat wave, Germans hit the slopes for sunny ski days, and the Chinese New Year called for festive traditions. Take a look at all this week's best photos in art, culture, and more from across the globe!