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Friday Feb. 20: Our World In Pictures

February 20, 2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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Artist Paints Gorilla Mural: Artist Anat Ronen works on a mural featuring gorillas on Feb. 11 in Houston. The mural is one of five commissioned by the Houston Zoo to celebrate the coming arrival of seven western lowland gorillas.

HONG KONG — Dancers Perform in Celebration of Lunar New Year: Dancers perform during a night parade to celebrate Chinese New Year on Thursday. The Lunar New Year this year marks the Year of the Sheep on the Chinese calendar.

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MOSCOW — Pussy Riot Releases Video Dedicated to Eric Garner:Two members of the punk provocateur band Pussy Riot Maria Alekhina, right, and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova pose for a photo, during an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday. Two members of the punk provocateur band Pussy Riot have released a new music video dedicated to Eric Garner, an unarmed man who was killed when an NYPD officer put him in a fatal chokehold. In the video they are dressed in Russian riot police uniforms and shown buried alive. The song is titled “I Can’t Breathe,” the last words of Eric Garner captured on video by a bystander.

ANTARCTICA — Scientists to Study South Poll: In this Jan. 22 photo, Chilean Navy officers push away ice by moving their boat in circles as they approach the Aquiles navy ship where they will pick up international scientists and take them to Chile’s scientific Station Bernardo O’Higgins in Antarctica. While tourists come to Antarctica for its beauty and remoteness, scientists are all business. What they find could affect the lives of people thousands of miles away.

FLORIDA — Man Kneels Down to Surf Narrow Tube: Cheyne Cottrell kneels down to surf a narrow tube formed by a wave in Palm Beach on Thursday. Scores of surfers were taking advantage of the high waves that accompanied the areas low temperatures and high gusts.


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