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Friday March 16, Our World in Pictures

March 16, 2018 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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FLORIDA – Emergency Response to Bridge Collapse: Emergency personnel respond after a brand-new pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a highway at Florida International University in Miami on Thursday. The pedestrian bridge collapsed onto the highway crushing multiple vehicles and killing several people.

BRAZIL – Councilwoman’s Funeral: Relatives grieve during the burial of councilwoman Marielle Franco, who was gunned down the night before by two unidentified attackers in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday. Police said the 38-year-old councilor, who was known for her social work in slums, was killed by perpetrators who knew exactly where she was sitting in a car that had blackout windows.

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – South Korean Prime Minister Visits Dominican Republic: South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon, center, exits the National Palace after meeting with Dominican President Danilo Medina on the first day of the Prime Minister’s official visit in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Thursday.

CUBA – Honor Guard Look Out for Each Other: Members of an honor guard fix their uniforms before a wreath-laying ceremony ceremony by Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, at the Jose Marti monument in Havana, Cuba, Thursday. Kenyatta is in Cuba on a two-day official visit to expand trade and commercial and to open the embassy of Kenya in the island nation.

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