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Our world in photos: August 30

August 30, 2023 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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SPAIN — Is there a fight over who cleans up? A crowd throws tomatoes at each other during the annual “Tomatina” tomato fight fiesta in the village of Bunol near Valencia, Wednesday. Thousands gather in this eastern Spanish town for the annual street tomato battle that leaves the streets and participants drenched in red pulp from 120,000 kilos of tomatoes.
Photo: Alberto Saiz/AP


QUEENS, NY — Down but not out on this point: Arthur Cazaux, of France, returns a shot to Andrey Rublev, of Russia, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2023, in New York.
Photo: Jason DeCrow/AP


NORTH CAROLINA — Switching Carolina blue for county orange: Tailei Qi, the graduate student suspected in the fatal shooting of a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill faculty member, center, makes his first appearance at the Orange County Courthouse in Hillsborough, N.C., Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2023. Qi has been charged by the UNC Police Department with first-degree murder and possession of a weapon on educational property, both felony charges.
Photo: Hannah Schoenbaum/AP


FLORIDA — ‘There’s a lot more than water here’: Daniel Dickert wades through water in front of his home where the Steinhatchee River overflowed on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023, in Steinhatchee, Fla., after the arrival of Hurricane Idalia.
Photo: Douglas R. Clifford/Tampa Bay Times via AP


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

ONTARIO — The Canadian Supermoon in front of the CN tower: The August Super Blue Moon sets behind the CN tower in Toronto on Wednesday. The cosmic curtain rises Wednesday night with the second full moon of the month, the reason it’s considered blue. It’s dubbed a supermoon because it’s closer to Earth than usual, appearing especially big and bright.
Photo: Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP


THE VATICAN — All on the same team: Pope Francis meets a group of nuns during his weekly general audience in the Pope Paul VI hall at the Vatican, Wednesday.
Photo: Andrew Medichini/AP


ST. PETERSBURG — Just look at those flowers, the mourning continues: A woman lays flowers on the grave of Wagner Group’s chief Yevgeny Prigozhin, who died last week in a plane crash two months after launching his brief rebellion, at the Porokhovskoye cemetery in St. Petersburg, Wednesday.
Photo: Dmitri Lovetsky/AP Photo: Andrew Medichini/AP


TENNESSEE — Emotions on gun control, below the Mason-Dixon line: Covenant School parent Mary Joyce is overcome with emotion as she speaks outside the House chamber after a special session of the state legislature on public safety adjourned Tuesday, in Nashville. Depending on what the future holds, Tennessee may be the first state below the Mason-Dixon to take significant action against gun violence, and implement common-sense gun control.
Photo: George Walker IV/AP


URUGUAY — Groupie passion in South America: Adrian Dargelos, vocalist of Argentine rock band Babasonicos, sings during the first show of their Babasonicos Tour 2023 in Montevideo, Tuesday.
Photo: Matilde Campodonico/AP


CUBA — In Idalia’s wake: Residents wade through a street flooded by rains brought on by Hurricane Idalia, in Batabano, Tuesday. Idalia strengthened into a hurricane on Tuesday and barreled toward Florida’s Gulf Coast Wednesday.
Photo: Ramon Espinosa/AP

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