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Our world in photos: June 16

June 16, 2022 Michaela Keil
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GREECE — Pose: A woman posed for a professional photographer as the sun set in Santorini, Greece’s Cyclades island, on Wednesday.
Photo: Petros Giannakouris/AP


SPAIN — Cooling off: Children cooled off in a fountain in a park by the river in Madrid, on Wednesday. Spain experienced their first major heatwave of the year with temperatures expected to rise to 109ºF in certain areas.
Photo: Manu Fernandez/AP


ILLINOIS — Jumping in: A man leaped into Lake Michigan along the lakefront near Oak Street Beach while sunbathers soaked up temperatures in the 90s on Wednesday, in Chicago.
Photo: Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune via AP


MASSACHUSETTS — Practice round: Patrick Reed hits on the sixth hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open golf tournament at The Country Club, on Wednesday, in Brookline.
Photo: Robert F. Bukaty/AP


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WASHINGTON, D.C. — News conference: Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell left after a news conference following an Open Market Committee meeting, at the Federal Reserve Board Building, on Wednesday.
Photo: Jacquelyn Martin/AP


ARIZONA — Slide: Arizona Diamondbacks’ Josh Rojas scored on a base hit by David Peralta during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, on Wednesday, in Phoenix.
Photo: Matt York/AP


ECUADOR — Protests: Paramedics run from no-man’s-land and tear gas as demonstrators retreated during protests against the economic policies of the government of Guillermo Lasso near the government palace in Quito, on Wednesday.
Photo: Dolores Ochoa/AP


MONTANA — Flooding: A house sat in Rock Creek after flood waters washed away a road and a bridge in Red Lodge, Yellowstone, on Wednesday.
Photo: David Goldman/AP


COLORADO — Overtime win: Colorado Avalanche left wing J.T. Compher, left, celebrated next to Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy, right, after an overtime goal by Andre Burakovsky in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday, in Denver.
Photo: John Locher/AP


CHINA — Masked up: A man wearing a facemask drove a cart loaded with bedding and fabric along a street in Beijing, on Thursday.
Photo: Mark Schiefelbein/AP


GERMANY — Corpus Christi: People in their boats attended the Corpus Christi procession at lake Staffelsee, in Seehausen near Murnau, on Thursday.
Photo: Matthias Schrader/AP


UKRAINE — Protection: Sandbags protected the Monument to Princess Olga, St. Andrew the Apostle, and the educators Cyril and Methodius in Kyiv, on Thursday.
Photo: Ludovic Marin/Pool via AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Trial: Actor Kevin Spacey arrived at the Westminster Magistrates Court in London, on Thursday. Spacey appeared in a court in London on Thursday after he was charged with sexual offenses against three men. The 62-year-old Spacey was accused of four counts of sexual assault and one count of causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent.
Photo: David Cliff/AP

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