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Tuesday Oct. 7: Our World In Pictures

October 7, 2014 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
AP Photo/Chabad.org, Itzik Roytman
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NEW YORK — Pedi-Sukkah Parade Peddles Through NY: In this photo provided by Chabad.org, 10 Chabad-Lubavitch teens on “pedi-sukkahs” ride down Fifth Avenue in New York on Monday. The pedi-sukkahs, are modified pedi-cabs with a Sukkah — a hut-like structure covered with bamboo — attached in the back. The goal of the parade is to create awareness for the upcoming Jewish holiday of Sukkot, a seven day, biblically mandated holiday ends after nightfall on Oct. 15. The pedi-sukkahs were designed by Brooklyn teen Levi Duchman.

MAINE — Motorcyclist Takes an Autumn Cruise: A motorcyclist cruises past a maple tree displaying its bright fall foliage on Monday in Freeport, Maine. Southern Maine should reach its peak autumn colors in the upcoming days, according to the state’s fall foliage report.

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MISSOURI — A Mini Spider-Man Visits Triangle Park: Darren Kennedy of Parkville reads at the triangle park at Brookside, Main and 58th Terrace on Monday as Colten Miller of Kansas City, 4, dressed up as Spider-Man, plays next to him, in Kansas City, Mo.

SALT LAKE CITY — Same-Sex Couples Celebrate Rejected Utah Appeal: People gather during a gay marriage rally on Monday in Salt Lake City. Same-sex couples in Utah were celebrating after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for gay marriages to begin in this state and 30 others. The high court on Monday rejected an appeal from Utah and four other states that had sought to bar weddings between gay couples.

WASHINGTON — Beavers to the Rescue: Biologists Relocate Beavers to Ideal Dam Areas — In this Sept. 12 photo, Mid-Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group staffer Garrett Pittis holds a cage with a young beaver during the relocation of a family of beavers near Ellensburg, Wash., after he and his family were relocated by a team from the Mid-Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group. Under a program in central Washington, nuisance beavers are being trapped and relocated to the headwaters of the Yakima River where biologists hope their dams help restore water systems used by salmon, other animals and people.

INDONESIA — Soldiers March During Armed Forces Day Ceremony: Indonesian soldiers march during a ceremony honoring the 69 anniversary of the country’s Armed Forces Day in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, on Tuesday.

NEW YORK — Runners Douse Themselves with Colored Dust: Brian Senesac of Troy and Sarah Hodges of Cohoes, douse themselves in fuchsia dust at the Color Me Rad 5K Race at Saratoga Spa State Park on Sunday in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

HAITI — Explorers Search Underwater Wreck Site: In this 2014 photo released by the UNESCO, an expert measures an artifact during a UNESCO mission to Haiti to investigate a wreck that American explorer Barry Clifford had proposed as potentially being that of the flagship of Christopher Columbus, the Santa Maria. The UNESCO Scientific and Technical Advisory Body concluded in a report released on Monday that the investigative artifacts found on-site were those of a more recent ship, being of a copper alloy, while the Santa Maria should have had iron and/or wood fixations. Inset: An UNESCO team member holds a magnifying glass up to a wooden artifact dusted with green fallout from copper.

INDIA — Workers Weep After Court Finds Chief Minister Guilty for Wealth Disproportion: All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) party workers cry after a verdict was handed down to party leader and Tamil Nadu state Chief Minister Jayaram Jayalalitha as a court in Bangalore found her guilty of possessing wealth disproportionate to her known sources of income, in Chennai, India, on Saturday. The charismatic former actress who later joined politics and became the top elected official in the southern Indian state was sentenced to four years in jail after the court found her guilty of corruption in the case filed 18 years ago.

JAPAN — Robot Cheerleaders Roll Out the Moves: Robot cheerleaders developed by Murata Manufacturing perform synchronized dancing during the annual CEATEC Japan advanced technologies show in Chiba Tuesday. They are 14 inches tall but their choreography is flawless. Murata Manufacturing, a leading electronic component manufacturer, presents a group of 10 robot cheerleaders with color-changing pom-pons that use gyroscopic sensors to roll on spherical bases in unison without losing their balance.


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