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Our world in photos: August 10

August 10, 2023 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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TAMPA – Florida fist pump intergenerational: Crossing guard Tony Pinion, left, gives a fist bump to Andrés Cantero, 4, while his father, Angel Cantero, 48, both of Carrollwood, walks him to school during the first day of class at Carrollwood K-8 School on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023, in Tampa, Fla.
Photo: Jefferee Woo/Tampa Bay Times via AP


INDIA – Wild elephant killed by train: Forest officials place flowers on a wild elephant that succumbed to injuries after being hit by a speeding train at Kurkria village, outskirts of Guwahati, India, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023.
Photo: Anupam Nath/AP


HAWAII – Lava-free fires caused by wind and drought: A wildfire burned in Kihei, Hawaii, late Wednesday. Thousands of residents raced to escape homes on Maui as blazes swept across the island, destroying parts of a centuries-old town in one of the deadliest U.S. wildfires in recent years.
Photo: Ty O’Neil/AP


GERMANY – German word for Bambi? Nameless doe in a wheat field: A deer stood still for photograph in a wheat field in Neu Anspach near Frankfurt, Thursday.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP


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LEBANON – Overturned truck: Lebanese soldiers stood guard next to an overturned truck, in the Christian town of Kahaleh, Wednesday.
Photo: Hussein Malla/AP


IOWA – Now that’s a cow hug: Five-year-old Jack Sawyer, of Dillon, Iowa, lays on the back of a cow in the cattle barn at the Iowa State Fair, Wednesday.
Photo: Charlie Neibergall/AP


COLOMBIA – Speaking out against rising fuel prices: Taxi drivers held a nationwide protest to pressure the government to halt rising fuel prices in Bogota, Wednesday.
Photo: Fernando Vergara/AP


ARGENTINA – Voice of the people, plus sticks and stones: Police took cover behind their shields as demonstrators threw missiles at them during a protest against the death of 11-year-old girl Morena Dominguez, who died from her injuries after criminals tried to rob her, outside a police station on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Wednesday.
Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP


QUEBEC – Canadian cheer at National Bank Open women’s tennis: Leylah Fernandez, of Canada, celebrated her win against Beatriz Haddad Maia, of Brazil, during the National Bank Open women’s tennis tournament Wednesday.
Photo: Christinne Muschi/The Canadian Press via AP


ECUADOR – Last act before being gunned down: Presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio waves an Ecuadorean flag during a campaign event at a school minutes before he was shot to death outside the same school in Quito, Wednesday.
Photo: API via AP


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