Thursday Sept. 3, Our World In Pictures
BEIJING — Anniversary Parade Shows Off Advances: Military medics take part in a parade commemorating the 70th anniversary of Japan’s surrender during World War II, held in front of Tiananmen Gate on Thursday. The spectacle involved more than 12,000 troops, 500 pieces of military hardware and 200 aircraft of various types, representing what military officials say is the military’s most cutting-edge technology.
NEW JERSEY — Boy Clings to Mother on First Day of School: Jacob Buschkin sticks close to his mother, Ilana, as they wait for the first day of kindergarten at the Alexander Hamilton School in Glen Rock on Wednesday.
PARIS — Farmers Take Protest to Streets: A woman rides her bike between tractors as angry farmers demonstrate on Thursday. Hundreds of tractors were descending on the city in a boisterous protest by farmers blocking highways to express their anger over falling food prices and high taxes. They are protesting increasingly slim margins they blame on cheap imports and high payroll charges.
CALIFORNIA — Demonstrators Show Passion for Bill Passage: Highway Patrol Officer J. Nelson stands outside the office of Gov. Jerry Brown as protesters shouting “black lives matter” block the hallway, demanding passage of AB953, on Wednesday in Sacramento. The bill would change the definition of “racial profiling” and would require local law enforcement agencies to collect demographic data, including the race of those they stop.
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