Our world in photos: June 3
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Flying colors: Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm and Department of Energy Chief of Staff Tarak Shah, right, helped raise the Progress Pride Flag outside the Department of Energy on Wednesday. Shah is the first person of color, first Indian-American and first openly LGBTQ person to serve as Chief of Staff for D.O.E.
Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP
CHINA — Pose: A Tibetan man stood nearby as a young tourist posed for photos on a white yak at the shore of the lake in Namtso in western China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, as seen during a government organized visit for foreign journalists on Wednesday. Photo: Mark Schiefelbein/AP
TEXAS — Making a splash: Lifeguard Dshybroen Deary jumped off a diving board during a break while working at the Woodson Park Aquatic Center on Wednesday, in Odessa. Photo: Eli Hartman/Odessa American via AP
FRANCE — Farmer protest: Organic farmers protest with posters reading “Do you find it normal?” on the Invalides plaza in Paris, on Wednesday, to denounce a planned decrease in subsidies as part of changes to the European Union’s agricultural support policies for 2023-2027. Photo: Francois Mori/AP
NEW JERSEY — Practice: New York Jets running back La’Mical Perine fended off an airborne exercise ball thrown at him as he carried the ball during NFL football practice, on Wednesday, in Florham Park. Photo: Kathy Willens/AP
PARAGUAY — Hospital camp: Relatives of COVID-19 patients camped outside the Ingavi Hospital in San Lorenzo on Wednesday. The relatives maintained a round-the-clock vigil to provide the food and medicines for their hospitalized family members. Photo: Jorge Saenz/AP
GUATEMALA — Income: A worker loaded a truck with coffee, the main source of income in the area of Tizamarte, on Wednesday. Locals survive on the remittances sent from migrants to Guatemala, where average monthly earnings are less than the cost of the basket of basic goods. Photo: Moises Castillo/AP
CANADA — Hard hit: Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele (55) hit Montreal Canadiens’ Jake Evans (71) after Evans scored an empty-net goal during the third period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series on Wednesday, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Photo: John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP
ITALY — Skateboarding: Alexander Ali Khachab of Lebanon competed in the Street Skateboarding World Championships, a qualifying event for Tokyo Olympic Games, in Rome, on Thursday. Photo: Alessandra Tarantino/AP
SRI LANKA — Sinking ship: This photo provided by Sri Lankan Air Force shows the sinking MV X-Press Pearl at Kapungoda where it was anchored off Colombo port, on Wednesday. Salvage experts were attempting to tow the fire-stricken container ship that had been loaded with chemicals into the deep sea as the vessel started to sink Wednesday. Photo: Sri Lanka Air Force via AP
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