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Our world in photos: June 1

June 1, 2022 Michaela Keil
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MARYLAND — Scripps National Spelling Bee: Merit Namaste-Rose, 14, from Oregon, IL, stood at the microphone during the Scripps National Spelling Bee, on Tuesday, in Oxon Hill.
Photo: Alex Brandon/AP


PENNSYLVANIA — Recount: Election workers performed a recount of ballots from the recent Pennsylvania primary election, on Wednesday, at the Allegheny County Election Division warehouse on the Northside of Pittsburgh.
Photo: Gene J. Puskar/AP


BRAZIL — Feast of the Divine: A man walked in front of liquor bottles silhouetted against a red cloth during the grand dance of the night of the religious tradition, “Folia do Divino Espirito Santo” or Feast of the Divine, in the rural area of Pirenopolis, on Saturday. Celebrated in the period of Pentecost, Christian residents celebrated what they believe is the coming of the Holy Spirit on the apostles of Jesus Christ.
Photo: Eraldo Peres/AP


MAINE — Baby birds: Baby bluebirds begged for more food after receiving a worm from their male parent, on Saturday, in Freeport.
Photo: Robert F. Bukaty/AP


News for those who live, work and play in Brooklyn and beyond

GERMANY — Nine Euro ticket: A regional train approached the city of Wehrheim near Frankfurt, on Wednesday. Starting Wednesday, people in Germany could use a 9-euro ticket for public transport which is valid for a whole month.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP


CHINA — International Children’s Day: Children played at an amusement park on International Children’s Day in Beijing, on Wednesday. Shopping malls, retail shops, and parks reopened in the capital city after pandemic measure lockdowns were lifted.
Photo: Andy Wong/AP


FRANCE — Quarterfinal: Serbia’s Novak Djokovic returned the ball to Spain’s Rafael Nadal during their quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium on Tuesday, in Paris.
Photo: Thibault Camus/AP


CONNECTICUT — Lost the ball: Cornell forward Angelo Petrakis (28) lost the ball after being hit by Rutgers midfielder Zackary Franckowiak during an NCAA lacrosse semifinals game, on Saturday, in East Hartford.
Photo: Adam Hunger/AP


NEW YORK — First round: Haiti’s Jaica Pavilus, left, threw a left at Mia Ellis during the first round of a lightweight boxing bout on Saturday, in New York. Pavilus won the fight.
Photo: Frank Franklin II/AP


MEXICO — Cheers: Pachuca soccer fans cheered as the team’s bus arrived ahead of the second leg of the Mexican soccer league final against Atlas at Hidalgo stadium in Pachuca, on Sunday.
Photo: Eduardo Verdugo/AP


INDIA — Rain cover: An Indian fruit vendor covered himself with a plastic sheet as it rained in Jammu, on Monday.
Photo: Channi Anand/AP


WASHINGTON, DC — BTS at the briefing: Members of the K-pop supergroup BTS from left, V, Jungkook, Jimin, RM, Jin, J-Hope, and Suga joined White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre during the daily briefing at the White House, on Tuesday.
Photo: Evan Vucci/AP


LOUISIANA — Comforted: A man comforted a young woman wearing a high school graduation gown at the crime scene of a shooting at Xavier University in New Orleans, on Tuesday.
Photo: Gerald Herbert/AP


TEXAS — Paying respects: A mother and her two daughters embraced one another while visiting a memorial at a town square in Uvalde, on Tuesday, to pay their respects to the victims killed in last week’s elementary school shooting.
Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP


ARIZONA — Home run: Arizona Diamondbacks’ David Peralta (6) shouted as he headed home with the winning run against the Atlanta Braves during the 10th inning of a baseball game on Tuesday, in Phoenix. The Diamondbacks won 8-7.
Photo: Ross D. Franklin/AP


ISRAEL — Flags: A Palestinian flag was removed from a building by Israeli authorities after being put up by an advocacy group that promotes coexistence between Palestinians and Israelis, in Ramat Gan, on Wednesday.
Photo: Oded Balilty/AP

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