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Friday July 24, Our World In Pictures

July 24, 2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
The' N. Pham/The Virginian-Pilot via AP

VIRGINIA — Sea Turtles Released on Beach: Lauren Talley holds up Mushu, a Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle, for spectators to have a closer look before the releasing of the turtles back to sea at Virginia Beach on Thursday, July 23. Mushu was hooked on July 8 at Virginia Beach Fishing Pier. About 800 people show up to watch the release of eight sea turtles.

CHINA — Seaweed Turns Beach Lime Green: A boy plays on a beach covered by seaweed in Qingdao in the Shandong province on Friday. Beaches in Qingdao have been plagued by large recurring seaweed drifts from the Yellow Sea during recent summers.

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CALIFORNIA — Air Tanker Attempts to Calm Fire: CalFire Air tanker drops fire retardant on a ridge above Pleasants Valley Rd. near Winters, as crews continue to battle the Wragg Fire on Thursday.

PAKISTAN — Young Girls Play in Flood Waters: Children play in the rain outside the historical Badshahi Mosque in Lahore on Friday. Authorities say flash floods, triggered by monsoon rains, have killed 12 more people across the country, bringing the overall death toll since two weeks ago to 15, as rescuers struggle to move those stranded to safer places.


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