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Thursday Oct. 30: Our World In Pictures

October 30, 2014 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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CALIFORNIA — Model Transformed for Halloween Makeup, Costume Contest: Model Evette Maranjo prepares to show off the makeup art of Jasmine Gonzalez during Bridges Beauty College’s annual Halloween Makeup and costume contest on Wednesday. The contest gave students the opportunity to learn theatrical make up and costuming, as well as celebrating the holiday.

MEXICO — Graveyard Musicians Ride, Search for Clients: Graveyard musicians ride through San Isidro cemetery as they look for clients, in Mexico City, on Sept. 12. As part of Mexico’s tradition of honoring and celebrating the dead, families will often hire graveside musicians to play during funerals and anniversaries.

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WASHINGTON — Young Boy Runs Through Puddles in Front of Memorial: Jordan Wilmott, 4, races through a mud puddle in front of a fence at Marysville-Pilchuck High School covered with flowers, balloons and messages memorializing a shooting there last week on Wednesday in Marysville, Wash. Teacher Megan Silberberger who tried to intervene to stop the school shooting there last week says she reacted just as any of her colleagues would have.

CALIFORNIA —Lion Cub Wrestles with Pumpkin at San Diego Zoo: This photo provided by the San Diego Zoo Safari Park shows four-month old African lion cub Ernest plays with a pumpkin at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in San Diego, Calif., on Wednesday. Staff at the zoo set out pumpkins for the lion pride as a special Halloween treat.

MASSACHUSETTS — Students Participate in Shakespearean Performance for Fall Fest.: High school students from all over Massachusetts participate in a common class on Shakespearean performance as part of the Fall Festival of Shakespeare at Shakespeare and Company in Lenox on Wednesday.

MEXICO — Students, Teachers Toss Rocks at Governor’s House: Students and teachers attack with rocks the Guerrero State Governor’s house, known as “Casa Guerrero,” in Chilpancingo, Mexico, on Wednesday. Forensic experts combed a gully in southern Mexico on Tuesday for the remains of 43 missing students, as frustration mounted among relatives of both the disappeared and the detained for the lack of answers more than a month into the investigation. The rural teachers college students disappeared after an attack by police in nearby Iguala. Authorities say it was ordered by former Mayor Jose Luis Abarca and carried out by police working with the Guerreros Unidos cartel.

CALIFORNIA — Man Jumps Over Burning Couch After Giants’ Victory:  A man jumps over a burning couch in the Mission district after the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals to win the World Series on Wednesday in San Francisco.

GREECE — Military Helicopters Operate During Exercise at Saronic Gulf: Military helicopters operate during a Greek joint military exercise ”Pyrpolitis” at the Saronic Gulf, south of Athens on Thursday. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg attended the drill as he is in Athens for talks expected to focus on efforts to counter Islamic State militants in Iraq, the ongoing crisis in Ukraine and renewed tension between Greece and Turkey over oil-and-gas exploration off the coast of divided Cyprus.

CHINA — Park-Goers Laugh at Social Dance: A man enjoys a social dance at Ritan Park in Beijing, China, on Thursday. Levels of self-reported well-being in fast-growing nations like Indonesia, China and Malaysia now rival those in US, Germany and the United Kingdom, rich nations which have long topped the happiness charts, according to a Pew Research Center global survey released Friday that it showed how national income was closely linked to personal life satisfaction.

EGYPT — Egyptian Army Demolishes Houses Near Border Town: The Egyptian army demolish houses on the Egyptian side of the border town of Rafah, as Palestinians watch smoke rise from the Palestinian side of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on Thursday. With dynamite and bulldozers, Egypt’s army demolished homes along its border with the Gaza Strip on Thursday, after the military ordered residents out on Wednesday to make way for a planned buffer zone meant to stop militants and smugglers.


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