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Friday Oct. 24: Our World In Pictures

October 24, 2014 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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BUFFALO — High School Runners Participate in Cross-Country Race: Male runners run in a high school cross-country race at Delaware Park on Thursday in Buffalo, N.Y.

UTAH — Angel Statue Silhouetted by Solar Eclipse: The Angel Moroni statue on the top of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ temple in Brigham City, Utah, is silhouetted by a solar eclipse on Thursday.

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HONG KONG — Pro-Democracy Protesters Speak on Barricade: A protester speaks on a barricade as the anti-occupy Central demonstration protesters try to remove the barricade in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong on Friday. Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong plan to hold a spot referendum Sunday on whether to stay in the streets or accept government offers for more talks and clear their protest camps.

URUGUAY — Supporters of Broad Front Party Attend Closing Campaign Rally: Supporters of presidential candidate for the ruling Broad Front party, Tabare Vazquez, attend his closing campaign rally in Montevideo, Uruguay, on Thursday.  

INDIA — India Elephants Cross the Road: Commuters stop to let three wild elephants cross a road near Bagdogra, in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal on Friday. In an effort to save its dwindling elephant population the animal was declared India’s “National Heritage Animal,” in 2010.

VIRGINIA — Adult Bald Eagle Released: Ed Clark, president of the Wildlife Center of Virginia, releases an adult male bald eagle at Kiptopeke State Park near Capeville, Va., on Thursday. The bird was discovered on the Eastern Shore of Virginia in poor health and was transported to the wildlife center in Waynesboro, Va. where it was rehabilitated.

JAPAN — Actor Transforms Face for Female Role: Kabuki actor Kyozo Nakamura makes up his face to transform to play female role of “Fuji-musume,” or the Wisteria Maiden, during a demonstration at Kabuki Gallery in Tokyo on Friday.

SOUTH DAKOTA — Climber Continues Route Despite Recent Climber Falls: In this Oct. 15 photo, Sarah Heath climbs a route in Victoria Canyon outside of Rapid City, S.D.  Heath said when she hears about falls, like Jimmy Burckhard’s in this area on Sept. 26, it makes her nervous but not so much that she would stop climbing.

PHILIPPINES — Protesters Gather to Support Killed Filipino Transgender: Protesters, mostly from LGBT (Lesbians Gays Bisexual and Transgenders) community light candles at the University of the Philippines campus at suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, to demand justice in the killing of Filipino transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude, Friday, the day of his funeral in Olongapo city in western Philippines. U.S. Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton is being tagged as a suspect and is now detained in a U.S. facility inside the sprawling general headquarters of the Philippine armed forces.

SWITZERLAND — Man Enjoys Peak Walk in Les Diablerets: A man enjoys the view during the inauguration of the Peak Walk, a suspension bridge that connects two mountain peaks, in Les Diablerets, Switzerland, on Friday.  The Peak Walk connects the View Point peak with the main peak Scex Rouge (about 5 m higher). The 107 m long and 80 cm wide bridge offers a stunning view onto the Alps.


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