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Wednesday September 6, Our World in Pictures

September 6, 2017 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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LEEWARD ISLANDS — Hurricane Moves In: In this Tuesday image captured by GOES-16 and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Hurricane Irma, a potentially catastrophic category 5 hurricane, moves westward in the Atlantic Ocean toward the Leeward Islands. This image was captured as daylight moves into the area, right, with nighttime features on the left side of the image. Hurricane Irma grew into a dangerous Category 5 storm, the most powerful seen in the Atlantic in more than a decade, and roared toward islands in the northeast Caribbean on a path that could eventually take it to the U.S.

MINNESOTA – Dreamer: Evelin Hernandez cries as she holds a sign reading “My dreams matter. Don’t shatter them,” at a protest against the announcement that the Trump administration is ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, in Minneapolis, Tuesday. Hernandez is a special education paraprofessional and a DREAM act recipient. 

ALBANIA – Fighting for the Ball: Kosovo’s Atdhe Nuhiu, right, fights for the ball with Finland’s Tim Sparv during the World Cup Group I qualifying soccer match between Kosovo and Finland at Loro Borici stadium, in Shkoder, northern Albania, Tuesday.

COLOMBIA – Team Spirit: A Colombia soccer fan dressed in a tiger costume cheers for his team prior a 2018 Russia World Cup qualifying soccer match against Brazil, at the Roberto Melendez stadium in Barranquilla, Colombia, Tuesday. 

ATLANTIC OCEAN – Irma: In this geocolor image captured by GOES-16 and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Hurricane Irma, a potentially catastrophic category 5 hurricane, moves westward, Tuesday morning, in the Atlantic Ocean toward the Leeward Islands. This image was captured as daylight moves into the area, right, with nighttime features on the left side of the image. Hurricane Irma grew into a dangerous Category 5 storm, the most powerful seen in the Atlantic in over a decade, and roared toward islands in the northeast Caribbean Tuesday on a path that could eventually take it to the United States. 


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