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Tuesday February 6, Our World in Pictures

February 6, 2018 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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VATICAN CITY – Turkish President Meets the Pope: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, and his wife Emine, right meet Pope Francis at the Vatican, Monday. Erdogan is the first Turkish president to visit the Vatican in nearly six decades. Francis met with him during his 2014 trip to Istanbul. 

MICHIGAN – Sentenced Again: Larry Nassar listens during his sentencing at Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich., Monday. The former Michigan State University sports-medicine and USA Gymnastics doctor received 40 to 125 years for three first degree criminal sexual abuse charges related to assaults that occurred at Twistars, a gymnastics facility in Dimondale. Nassar has also been sentenced to 60 years in prison for three child pornography charges in federal court and between 40 to 175 years in Ingham County for seven counts of criminal sexual conduct. 

BELARUS – Light Compositions: Visitors inspect the light compositions in the park in Minsk, Belarus, Monday. After sunset people come to admire the more than forty exhibits scattered throughout the park. 

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NEW YORK – Dow Plunges: A trio of traders watch their screens in a booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 1,100 points Monday as stocks took their worst loss in six and a half years. 

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