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Monday Sept. 29: Our World In Pictures

September 29, 2014 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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NEW YORK — Tunnel to Towers Run Honors Deceased Brooklyn Firefighter: Runners pass 1 World Trade Center during the annual “Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers” memorial run on Sunday in New York. The run honors New York firefighter Stephen Siller who on Sept. 11, 2001, made his way from his Brooklyn firehouse through the Hugh Carey Tunnel, then known as the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, to the World Trade Center, where he died in the collapse of the towers.

GEORGIA — Kid Driver Preps for Soapbox Derby: A child prepares for a run at the Madison Ave. Soapbox Derby in Decatur, Ga., on Saturday. The annual event has grown in participation and raises money for families of children with developmental disabilities.

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NEW JERSEY — National Guard Members March as they Pass Review: New Jersey National Guard troops march as they pass in review during the New Jersey National Guard’s annual Military Review on Sunday in Sea Girt, N.J.

UKRAINE — Activists Dismantle Significant Ukrainian Monument: Activists dismantle Ukraine’s biggest monument to Lenin at a pro-Ukrainian rally in the central square of the eastern city of Kharkiv, Ukraine, on Sunday.

NEW YORK — The Clintons are Grandparents: This photo provided by Clinton spokesman Kamyl Bazbaz shows former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, and former President Bill Clinton, right with their granddaughter Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky on Saturday at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. The Clintons’s daughter, Chelsea, gave birth Friday night to her first child, Charlotte.

MALAYSIA — BASE Jumpers Dive From Kuala Lumpur Tower: BASE jumper Luke Denniss of Australia gestures as he dives in the air from the Kuala Lumpur Tower during the KL Tower International Jump in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Saturday. BASE stands for the places such jumpers usually jump from: buildings, antennas, spans (bridges) and earth (cliffs).

NEW YORK — Indian-Americans Watch Modi Speak in New York: Members of the Indian-American community gather in Times Square to watch a live stream of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking to a capacity crowd at Madison Square Garden on Sunday in New York. A day after addressing a hushed U.N. General Assembly, where headphone-wearing delegates rarely break into a smile, India’s new prime minister told a packed and boisterous crowd to help him develop his nation’s economy, vowing that under his leadership, India won’t look back.

HONG KONG — Pro-Democracy Protestors Tear Gassed, Warned:  Riot police launch tear gas into the crowd as thousands of protesters surround the government headquarters in Hong Kong on Sunday. Hong Kong police used tear gas on Sunday and warned of further measures as they tried to clear thousands of pro-democracy protesters gathered outside government headquarters in a challenge to Beijing over its decision to restrict democratic reforms for the city.

TEXAS — Candlelight Vigil Held for Softball Bus Accident Deaths: Doris Floyd, from left, Sherry Smith, Wendy Perkins and Susan Decker attend at a candlelight vigil at North Central Texas College in Gainesville, Texas, on Sunday for four members of the school softball team who were killed Friday in a highway collision while returning from a scrimmage game in Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol identified the four players killed as Meagan Richardson, Brooke Deckard, Katelynn Woodlee and Jaiden Pelton. All were from North Texas.

CALIFORNIA — Dogs Catch Waves in California: A pair of tandem catch a wave together at the Surf City Dog Surf competition Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Huntington Beach, Calif.


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