Feb. 8, Our World In Photos
CALIFORNIA — States Challenge Executive Order: Karen Shore holds up a sign outside of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Tuesday. A panel of appeals court judges reviewing President Donald Trump’s travel ban hammered away Tuesday at the federal government’s arguments that the states cannot challenge the order.
RUSSIA — Astronauts Prepare for Mission: NASA astronaut Andrew J. Feustel holds a flare as Russian Cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev, left, stands near the hut that they built during a three-day winter training program in a forest at the Russian Space Training Center in Star City on Wednesday. The three are being trained for a future mission to the International Space Station.
HAITI — Citizens Support New President: A supporter of President Jovenel Moise impersonates the new president, with a sign behind him that reads, “Energy plus encouragement plus movement plus work” in Creole during Moise’s inauguration in Port-au-Prince on Tuesday. Moise was sworn in as president for the next five years after a bruising two-year election cycle, inheriting a struggling economy and a deeply divided society.
SOUTH KOREA — City Counts Down to Games: Dancers in traditional costumes perform during the unveiling ceremony of the countdown clock for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in Seoul on Wednesday. Pyeongchang is the host city of the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, which will begin in February of 2018.
LOUISIANA — Tornadoes Devastate: Lisa Carruth reacts as she surveys the damage after a tornado tore through the eastern part of New Orleans on Tuesday. The National Weather Service says at least three confirmed tornadoes have touched down, including one within New Orleans city boundaries. Buildings have been damaged and power lines are down.
SERBIA — Migrants Struggle in Europe: A migrant, right, shaves his beard using a car mirror placed on a table outside an abandoned warehouse where they have taken refuge in Belgrade on Wednesday. Hundreds of migrants have been sleeping in rough, freezing conditions in the city and are looking for ways to cross the heavily guarded EU borders.
NEW YORK — Art Installation Celebrates Diversity: Actor and model Jason Duaval Hunter poses for a photo with the art installation “We Were Strangers Once Too” on Tuesday in Times Square. The red and pink heart incorporates 2015 census data and the 33 metal poles are inscribed to represent the national origins and shifting populations of foreign-born New York City residents. The installation will be on view until March 5.
ARGENTINA — Men Protest Topless Law: Men in bikini tops hold signs in Spanish that read, “Why can I go topless and they can’t?” during a bare-breasted demonstration in Buenos Aires on Tuesday. People protested after police threatened several weeks ago to detain several women sunbathing topless on one of the country’s beaches.
AUSTRALIA — New Circus Opens: Antoine Carabinier-Lepine, a cast member of Canada’s Cirque Alfonse, performs with a hoop during a preview of their show “BARBU” in Sydney on Wednesday. The show is described as “a sexy lumberjack pirate circus party” and will run at the Sydney Opera House until March.
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