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Our world in photos: September 18

September 18, 2023 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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NEW YORK — Making a statement, stopping traffic: Protestors fill the blocks of Madison Avenue in Manhattan, preventing bus or car traffic. Among the star attractions was U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., speaking at the rally to end the use of fossil fuels, in New York, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023.
Photo: Bryan Woolston/AP


NEW YORK — Madison Avenue, which always needs more foot traffic, gets it on a Sunday: Actually, this is serious. Climate activists march on Madison Avenue while protesting energy policy and the use of fossil fuels, in New York, Sunday.
Photo: Bryan Woolston/AP


GERMANY — More than ‘sticking to their guns’: Among protestors, one person needed police officers to remove their glued hand. Climate activists glued themselves to a road during a climate protest in Berlin, Monday. Activists of the “Last Generation”, Letzte Generation, blocked streets in Berlin on Tuesday to protest against the climate policies of the German government.
Photo: Markus Schreiber/AP


MASSACHUSETTES — Snapshot of a quarterback sacked: Miami Dolphins linebacker Bradley Chubb (2) brings down New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones (10) during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023, in Foxborough, Mass.
Photo: Steven Senne/AP


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ARIZONA — Violent intimacy at the goal line: New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley (26) dives into the end zone for a touchdown as Arizona Cardinals linebacker Krys Barnes (51) defends during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023, in Glendale, Ariz.
Photo: Rick Scuteri/AP


BALTIMORE — Catcher loses helmet, but tags out runner at home plate: Baltimore Orioles catcher Adley Rutschman (35) tags out Tampa Bay Rays’ Josh Lowe in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023, in Baltimore. The Orioles won 5-4 in 11 innings to clinch a playoff spot.
Photo: Julio Cortez/AP


FRANCE — Let us pray? The Japan forward pack get ready for a scrum during the Rugby World Cup Pool D match between England and Japan in the Stade de Nice, in Nice, France Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023.
Photo: Daniel Cole/AP


FRANCE — ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’: South Africa’s Marvin Orie tries to grab the line out ball during the Rugby World Cup Pool B match between South Africa and Romania at the Stade de Bordeaux in Bordeaux, France, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023.
Photo: Christophe Ena/AP


TENNESSEE — Kicker celebrates with a fist pump: Tennessee Titans place-kicker Nick Folk celebrates after kicking a game-winning field goal during overtime of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers Sunday, in Nashville.
Photo: John Amis/AP


MISSOURI — Sliding into the score: Houston Astros’ Jose Altuve beats the tag by Kansas City Royals catcher Logan Porter to score on a sacrifice fly hit by Jose Abreu during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, in Kansas City.
Photo: Charlie Riedel/AP


NEPAL — Take notes, there’ll be a test after: Women dance during the Teej Festival in Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Monday. The Teej Festival honors the goddess Parvati and her lord consort Shiva. Teej means “third” denoting the third day after monsoon season begins in Nepal and India.
Photo: Niranjan Shrestha/AP


ONTARIO — Angulations of a pitcher: Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Erik Swanson (50) throws against the Boston Red Sox during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Toronto, Sunday.
Photo: Andrew Lahodynskyj/The Canadian Press via AP


UKRAINE — Running to the frontline: An assault unit commander from the 3rd Assault Brigade who goes by the call sign ‘Fedia’, runs to his position at the frontline in Andriivka, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Saturday. The brigade announced Friday they had recaptured the war-ravaged settlement which lies 10 kilometers (6 miles) south of Russian-occupied city of Bakhmut, in the country’s embattled east.
Photo: Alex Babenko/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — ‘So happy I only have to wear this for three seconds’: Britain’s Kate, Princess of Wales, center, smiles as she wears an inflatable life vest during a visit at the Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton, near Yeovil in Somerset, England, Monday. The Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton is one of the Royal Navy’s two principal air stations and one of the busiest military airfields in the UK.
Photo: Ben Birchall/PA via AP



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