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Our world in photos: August 13

August 13, 2020 Noah Singer
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DELAWARE — VP pick: Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden listened as his running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., spoke during a campaign event in Wilmington on Wednesday. Photo: Carolyn Kaster/AP


MEXICO — Hazardous waste: Medical workers disposed of trash bags containing hazardous biological waste outside the Hospital del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, which treats patients with COVID-19, in Veracruz on Wednesday. Photo: Felix Marquez/AP


FRANCE — Staying cool: A woman cooled off with her dog under a public shower along the Seine in Paris on Wednesday. Photo: Kamil Zihnioglu/AP


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JAPAN — Green fields: A person walked amid lotus leaves in Tokyo on Thursday. Photo: Eugene Hoshiko/AP


ITALY — Speeding by: Cyclists passed a vineyard during the Gran Piemonte, Tour of Piedmont race on Wednesday. Photo: Marco Alpozzi/LaPresse via AP


INDIA — Gearing up: A paramilitary soldier in Guwahati on Thursday prepared to participate in the final dress rehearsal for India’s Independence Day celebrations. Photo: Anupam Nath/AP


IOWA — Storm damage: Iowa Department of Transportation workers helped clear tree debris near damaged grain bins on Wednesday, following a storm whose winds reached 100 miles per hour. Photo: Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette via AP


GERMANY — Sitting in class: Students at the Robert-Koch vocational college wore face masks in the classroom during computer science lessons in Dortmund on Thursday. Photo: Martin Meissner/AP


MEXICO — Words of encouragement: City workers placed a giant face mask with text reading, “Join the Iztapalapa challenge. Zero contagion,” onto a statue at the Cabeza de Juarez museum in Iztapalapa on Wednesday. Photo: Marco Ugarte/AP

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