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Our world in photos: October 4

October 4, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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CALIFORNIA — Trophy: Norway’s Casper Ruud held up the championship trophy after defeating Britain’s Cameron Norrie to win the final match of the San Diego Open tennis tournament on ​Sunday, in San Diego.
Photo: Derrick Tuskan/AP


JAPAN — New Prime Minister: Fumio Kishida bowed after being elected as Japan’s prime minister at the parliament’s lower house on Monday, in Tokyo. Kishida was formally elected on Monday as Japan’s new prime minister in a parliamentary vote, replacing Yoshihide Suga.
Photo: Eugene Hoshiko/AP


CALIFORNIA — Oil spill: Oil washed up in Huntington Beach on Sunday. One of the largest oil spills in recent Southern California history fouled popular beaches and killed wildlife while crews scrambled on Sunday to contain the crude before it spread further into protected wetlands. At least 126,000 gallons of oil spilled into the waters off Orange County, according to a statement from the city of Huntington Beach.
Photo: Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP


AFGHANISTAN — Portrait: Taliban fighter Hizbullah Fath, 25, posed for a photo at a police station in Kabul, on Saturday, Sept. 18. Fath spent 3 years in jail and has been with the Taliban for 8 years.
Photo: Felipe Dana/AP


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NEW YORK — Flip: New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez, right, watched as home plate umpire Angel Hernandez, center, flipped over the railing of the Tampa Bay Rays dugout during the sixth inning of a baseball game on Sunday, in New York. Gio Urshela caught a foul ball by Austin Meadows for an out on the play.
Photo: Frank Franklin II/AP


INDIA — Detained: On Monday, in New Delhi, paramilitary force soldiers detained an activist protesting against Sunday’s killing of four farmers in Uttar Pradesh state after being run over by a car owned by India’s junior home minister. Indian authorities suspended internet services and barred political leaders from entering a northern town on Monday to calm tensions after nine people were killed in a deadly escalation of a yearlong demonstration against contentious agriculture laws.
Photo: Manish Swarup/AP


PHILIPPINES — Certificate of candidacy: Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno gestured after filing out his certificate of candidacy for next year’s presidential elections before the Commission on Elections at the Sofitel Harbor Garden Tent in Metropolitan Manila, on Monday. Politicians continued to register their candidacy, seeking to lead the Southeast Asian nation that was hit hard by the pandemic and deep political conflicts.
Photo: Ezra Acayan/Pool Photo via AP


FRANCE — Paris Fashion Week: A model wore a creation for the Stella McCartney Spring-Summer 2022 ready-to-wear fashion show presented in Paris, on Monday.
Photo: Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP


PENNSYLVANIA — Celebration: Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) celebrated in the end zone after scoring a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, in Philadelphia.
Photo: Matt Slocum/AP

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