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Saturday August 5, Our World in Pictures

August 5, 2017 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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ENGLAND – Victory: Britain’s Mo Farah, left, celebrates after winning the Men’s 10,000 meters final during the World Athletics Championships in London Friday. 

DELAWARE – Shutting the Doors: Airman First Class Henry Abreu Maria, center, closes a vehicle holding transfer cases containing the remains of Sgt. Jonathon Michael Hunter and Spc. Christopher Michael Harris at Dover Air Force Base, Del., Friday. According to the Department of Defense, Hunter, 23, of Columbus, Ind., and Harris, 25, of Jackson Springs, N.C., died Aug. 2, 2017, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained from an improvised explosive device. 

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ENGLAND – Pole Vault: United States’ Emily Grove competes in the women’s pole vault qualification during the World Athletics Championships in London Friday. 

NEW YORK – Convicted: Martin Shkreli, right, and his attorney Benjamin Brafman, left, leave federal court in New York, Friday. The former pharmaceutical CEO has been convicted on federal charges he deceived investors in a pair of failed hedge funds. A Brooklyn jury deliberated five days before finding Shkreli guilty on Friday on three of eight counts. 

WASHINGTON D.C. – Double Rainbow over White House: A double rainbow is seen over the White House during a rainstorm, Thursday in Washington. 


MEXICO – Keeping an Eye Behind: In this photo, Riodoce reporter Miriam Ramirez drives to her office in Culiacan, Sinaloa state, Mexico. After the killing of Riodoce co-founder Javier Valdez on May 15 and with an increase in killings of journalists nationwide, the newspaper’s reporters are told by security experts that, among other things, it’s important to change their routines, be more careful with social media and not leave colleagues alone in the office at night. 

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