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February 14, 2018 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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SOUTH KOREA — Taking Home the Gold: Shaun White of the U.S. celebrates his gold medal after the men’s halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang on Wednesday.

ILLINOIS — Department Remembers Fallen Commander: Chicago Fire Department members put up a U.S. flag above Harrison Street before the body of Chicago Police Commander Paul Bauer is transported to the Cook County Medical Examiner in Chicago on Tuesday. The off-duty commander was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon in downtown Chicago after he spotted a man matching the radio description of an armed suspect officers were chasing on foot, the city’s police superintendent said.

PHILIPPINES — Students Speak Out About Violence Against Women: Thousands of students and faculty from the Catholic-run St. Scholastica’s College dance en masse in their campus to reiterate their call on the global issue on violence against women and children Wednesday in Manila. The annual mass dancing dubbed One Billion Rising is being held every Valentine’s Day.

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MANHATTAN — Collection Debuts During Fashion Week: In this Sunday photo, models walk during the Prabal Gurung show during New York Fashion Week on Sunday.

MANHATTAN — Dog Wins Best in Show: Handler Bill McFadden poses for photos with Flynn, a bichon frise, after Flynn won best in show during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden.

SPAIN — Village Keeps Ancient Tradition: In this Sunday photo, women look out from the window of a house during the ancient rural carnival in Lantz. The carnival is a long-standing tradition in which the forces of good and evil confront each other in a symbolic battle. From Sunday to Tuesday, during carnival week, the legendarily evil bandit Miel Otxin, represented by a straw-filled doll, is imprisoned and sentenced to death by fire.

INDIA — Organization Hosts Mass Wedding: Brides and grooms walk in a procession towards the venue during a community mass wedding ceremony on Valentine’s Day in Kolkata. One-hundred-and-sixty couples belonging to various communities got married at this event organized by a non-government social organization.

SOUTH KOREA – Pair Figure Skating: Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik of North Korea perform in the pair figure skating short program in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday. 

HAITI – Iron Market: A vendor talks on a phone as he stands in a section of the Iron Market, also known as Marche Hyppolite, in the aftermath of a massive fire, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday. The popular marketplace was reconstructed in 2011 after it was damaged by the 2010 earthquake and razed by a fire days later. 

TEXAS – Officer Funeral: Law enforcement officers salute as a motorcycle carry Richardson police officer David Sherrard after his funeral at Watermark Community Church in Dallas, Texas, Tuesday. Mourners sang and prayed to honor Sherrard, a suburban Dallas police officer who was fatally shot while answering a disturbance call. 

WASHINGTON, D.C – Smart Phones in Trump’s Face: People in the audience hold up their smart phones as President Donald Trump speaks during the National African American History Month reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday. 

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