Saturday July 1, Our World in Pictures
BRAZIL – Clearing the Barricade: Military policemen clear a flaming barricade on an access highway to Brasilia, Brazil, Friday. Signs that read in Portuguese “General strike” are strewn on the road. Unions representing transportation workers and others called for a shutdown to protest proposals in Congress to loosen labor rules and trim pension benefits in Latin America’s largest nation.
GERMANY – Sharp Turn: Italian MotoGP driver Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha) during a practice at Sachsenring circuit in Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Germany, Friday, ahead of the German Grand Prix on Sunday.
CALIFORNIA – Plane Crash on Freeway: Emergency responders gather round the crash of a Cessna 310 aircraft on Interstate 405, just short of a runway at John Wayne Airport in Costa Mesa, Calif., Friday. Two people were injured in the small plane crash.
WASHINGTON D.C. – Meeting with South Korea: President Donald Trump meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday.
WASHINGTON D.C. – Warm Embrace: Kim Jung-sook, wife of South Korean President Moon Jae-in, embraces Jack Celler, 90, of Washington, during her tour of Iona Senior Services’ art therapy program, Friday, in Washington. Jung-sook added a small blue bird onto a painting that Celler was working on.
NEW YORK – Police at Bronx Shooting: Police help people cross the street outside the Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York after a gunman opened fire there on Friday. The gunman, identified as Dr. Henry Bello who used to work at the hospital, returned with a rifle hidden under his white lab coat, law enforcement officials said.
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