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Wednesday November 1, Our World in Pictures

November 1, 2017 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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NEW YORK – Terror Returns to New York: Authorities stand near a damaged Home Depot truck after a motorist drove onto a bike path near the World Trade Center memorial, striking and killing several people Tuesday in New York. 

KENYA — Leader Calls Election a “Sham”: Opposition leader Raila Odinga makes a statement to the media in Nairobi on Tuesday. In his first public statement since President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner of the Oct. 26 election, Odinga called the election a “sham” and said he wants a new vote to be held.

SOUTH KOREA — Olympic Torch Arrives: First torch bearer, South Korean figure skater You Young, center, runs as she holds the Olympic torch during the Olympic Torch Relay at Incheon Bridge on Wednesday. The Olympic flame arrived in South Korea, where it will be passed throughout the country by thousands of torchbearers on a 100-day journey to the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

VIETNAM — Garments Shown on Runway: Models present creations by designer Cory Tran during Vietnam International Fashion Week in Hanoi on Tuesday.

ITALY — Statue Graces Museum: A view of Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s sculpture “The Rape of Proserpina,” on display at the Borghese Gallery in Rome on Monday.

MEXICO — Preparations Made for Candidate’s Arrival: In this Oct. 16 photo, members of the Zapatista National Liberation Army provide security along the route Maria de Jesus Patricio, presidential candidate for the National Indigenous Congress, will take as she campaigns in the Zapatista stronghold of La Garrucha in the southern state of Chiapas. If Patricio gets on the ballot as an independent presidential candidate, she would be the first candidate formally running on behalf of indigenous people.

MAINE – Wizard of Oz: Parents dressed as Wizard of Oz characters, from left, the Lion, the Tin Man and the Wicked Witch, wait their children trick-or-treat at a shopping center at sunset in Freeport, Maine, Tuesday. While the Halloween celebrations went on as scheduled in Freeport, several other Maine towns decided to postpone the spooky holiday until Friday due to ongoing cleanup from Monday’s severe storm. 

NEW YORK – Kindle Coffee Spill: Coffee is spilled onto a new Kindle Oasis E-reader, Tuesday, in New York. Amazon’s top-of-the-line e-reader is now waterproof. 

WASHINGTON D.C. – Ad to Suppress Voters: Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks next to a poster depicting an online ad that attempted to suppress voters as Facebook’s General Counsel Colin Stretch, Twitter’s Acting General Counsel Sean Edgett, and Google’s Law Enforcement and Information Security Director Richard Salgado, testifies before a Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday on more signs from tech companies of Russian election activity. 


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