Wednesday Aug. 26, Our World In Pictures
SALT LAKE CITY — Planned Parenthood Supporters Take Action: Karrie Galloway, CEO of Planned Parenthood Action Council, giggles as the roar of the crowd drowns out her speech at the state Capitol on Tuesday. Galloway says the demonstration is a protest against Gov. Gary Herbert’s decision to stop disbursing federal money to Planned Parenthood.
BEIRUT — Trash Crisis Causes City to Crumble: Protesters set fire to barriers and trash behind the barbed wire separating them from the police during a protest against the trash crisis and government corruption on Tuesday. The powerful Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah threw its weight behind mass protests calling for the government’s resignation Tuesday, deepening a crisis that started over trash collection but is tapping into a much deeper malaise.
SPAIN — Revelers Lie in Puddle of Tomatoes: Two women lie in a puddle of squashed tomatoes during the annual “Tomatina” fiesta in the village of Bunol on Wednesday. The streets of the town are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the annual “battle” that has become a major tourist attraction. Trucks dumped 150 tons of ripe tomatoes for some 22,000 participants, many from abroad to throw during the hour-long morning festivities.
BRITISH COLUMBIA — Fisherman Takes in Stunning View: Rick Yen is silhouetted by the sunset as he casts a rod while fishing for salmon near the mouth of the Capilano River in West Vancouver on Tuesday.
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