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Our world in photos: May 17

May 17, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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PALESTINE — Extinguisher: A Palestinian firefighter extinguished a fire from a beachside cafe after it was hit by an Israeli airstrike, in Gaza City, on Monday.
Photo: Khalil Hamra/AP


MARYLAND — Preakness Stakes: Flavien Prat atop Rombauer crossed the finish line to win the Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday, in Baltimore.
Photo: Julio Cortez/AP


INDIA — Cyclone: Fishermen tried to move a fishing boat to safer ground on the Arabian Sea coast in Mumbai on Monday. Cyclone Tauktae moved toward India’s western coast on Monday as authorities tried to evacuate hundreds of thousands of people and suspended COVID-19 vaccinations in one state.
Photo: Rafiq Maqbool/AP


CALIFORNIA — Collision: St. Louis Cardinals’ right fielder Dylan Carlson (3) and second baseman Max Moroff (67) collided while reaching for a catch during the seventh inning of a baseball game on Sunday, in San Diego. Carlson made the catch.
Photo: Denis Poroy/AP


KASHMIR — Broken glass: A Kashmiri man watched from a damaged house during a gun battle between government forces and suspected rebels on the outskirts of Srinagar, on Monday. According to police, two suspected rebels were killed in a counterinsurgency operation that was launched by the forces based on a tip about the presence of rebels in a Srinagar neighborhood.
Photo: Mukhtar Khan/AP


TEXAS — Flying high: Performer Argentina Portugal flew through the big top while performing her act during the Paranormal Circus at the Ector County Coliseum on Saturday, in Odessa.
Photo: Eli Hartman/Odessa American via AP

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