Our world in photos: October 27

October 27, 2020 Noah Singer
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Confirmed justice: President Donald Trump and Amy Coney Barrett stood on the Blue Room Balcony on Monday after Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas administered the Constitutional Oath. Photo: Alex Brandon/AP


PENNSYLVANIA — Election countdown: Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden spoke to members of the media outside a voter service center in Chester on Monday. Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP


PENNSYLVANIA — Police shooting: People stood near the scene of a police shooting in Philadelphia on Monday, after police fatally shot Walter Wallace Jr., a 27-year-old Black man who waved a knife while standing on a street. Photo: Tom Gralish/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP


PARAGUAY — Hospital protest: A nurse from the National Hospital joined a protest for better salaries and security gear amid the COVID-19 pandemic outside the Economy Ministry in Asuncion on Monday. Photo: Jorge Saenz/AP


JAPAN — Watching the numbers: A pedestrian stood near an electronic stock board showing Japan’s Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo on Monday. Photo: Eugene Hoshiko/AP


CALIFORNIA — Fleeing fires: Orchard Hills resident Ruby Johnson took photos and valuables with her as she and her husband prepared to leave Irvine during a mandatory fire evacuation on Monday due to the Silverado wildfire. Photo: Mindy Schauer/The Orange County Register via AP


POLAND — Blocking traffic: Activists blocked rush-hour traffic at a major roundabout in Warsaw on Monday, the fifth day of nationwide protests against a recent court ruling that effectively banned almost all abortions. Photo: Czarek Sokolowski/AP


CALIFORNIA — Fighting back: A helicopter dropped retardant on the Silverado wildfire in Irvine on Monday. Photo: Mindy Schauer/The Orange County Register via AP


ITALY — In the streets: Smoke billowed during a protest against government restriction measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Turin on Monday. Photo: Claudio Furlan/LaPresse via AP

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