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Our world in photos: October 4

October 4, 2023 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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CHINA — Intense focus before the hurl: India’s Neeraj Chopra competes during the men’s javelin throw final at the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023.
Photo: Lee Jin-man/AP


GERMANY — Dressing up for old rifles and beer: Bavarian riflemen and women in traditional costumes fire their muzzle loaders on the last day of the Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich, Germany Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023.
Photo: Matthias Schrader/AP


LONDON — A premiere and a son named Brooklyn: Mia Regan, from left, Romeo Beckham, Cruz Beckham, Harper Beckham, David Beckham, Victoria Beckham, Brooklyn Beckham and Nicola Peltz Beckham pose for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the television program ‘Beckham’ on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023 in London.
Photo: Scott Garfitt/Invision/AP


FRANCE — Vital member of the Nobel physics prize team: French scientist Pierre Agostini poses in his apartment, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023 in Paris. The Nobel Physics award went to French-Swedish physicist Anne L’Huillier, French scientist Pierre Agostini and Hungarian-born Ferenc Krausz for their work with the tiny part of each atom that races around the center and that is fundamental to virtually everything: chemistry, physics, our bodies and our gadgets.
Photo: Michel Euler/AP


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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Remembering the late Dianne Feinstein, a Senate milestone: Vice President Kamala Harris, right, swears in Laphonza Butler, D-Calif., left, to the Senate to succeed the late Sen. Dianne Feinstein during a re-enactment of the swearing-in ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Butler’s wife, Neneki Lee, center, holds the Bible.
Photo: Stephanie Scarbrough/AP


ENGLAND — Celebrating victory over Manchester United: Galatasaray’s players celebrate after winning the Champions League group A soccer match between Manchester United and Galatasaray at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023. Galatasaray won 3-2.
Photo: Dave Thompson/AP


MINNEAPOLIS — ‘I’m calling this in’… replacing ‘I’m going to Disney World!’: Minnesota Twins’ Royce Lewis celebrates his two-run home run as he arrives at home plate during the first inning in Game 1 of an AL wild-card baseball playoff series against the Toronto Blue Jays Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023, in Minneapolis.
Photo: Bruce Kluckhohn/AP


CUBA — Firefighters search for survivors: A crane lifts firefighters in a cage toward a building in search of survivors after it partially collapsed in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023.
Photo: Ramon Espinosa/AP


ITALY — Overseeing the future of the Catholic Church: Prelates attend a mass presided over by Pope Francis and concelebrated by the new cardinals for the start of the XVI General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops in St. Peter’s Square at The Vatican, on Wednesday. Pope Francis is convening a global gathering of bishops and laypeople to discuss the future of the Catholic Church, including some hot-button issues that have previously been considered off the table for discussion. Key agenda items include women’s role in the church, welcoming LGBTQ+ Catholics, and how bishops exercise authority. For the first time, women and laypeople can vote on specific proposals alongside bishops.
Photo: Andrew Medichini/AP


UKRAINE — Memorial in conflict with Russia: Liudmila Melnik wipes tears as she looks at a photo of her husband Oleksandr, who was killed in a battle with the Russian troops, near the City Hall in Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday.
Photo: Efrem Lukatsky/AP


MINNESOTA — Over the wall? Not this ball: Minnesota Twins center fielder Michael A. Taylor makes a leaping catch at the wall on a fly ball from Toronto Blue Jays’ Matt Chapman during the sixth inning in Game 1 of an AL wild-card baseball playoff series Tuesday, in Minneapolis.
Photo: Abbie Parr/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — The younger generation governing England: British PM Rishi Sunak and wife Akshata Murty arrive at the Conservative Party annual conference at Manchester Central convention complex in Manchester, England, Wednesday.
Photo: Jon Super/AP


WASHINGTON D.C. — Trying to smile as he exits: Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., leaves the House floor after being ousted as Speaker of the House at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday.
Photo: Mark Schiefelbein/AP


LEBANON — How’s this for retail rainbow coalition? Artificially colored chicks crowd together in a cage for sale along a street in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023.
Photo: Hassan Ammar/AP


ISRAEL — Palm branches held high: Jewish worshippers pray during the weeklong Jewish holiday of Sukkot, next to one of the gates to the Temple Mount, known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary, or the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in the Old City of Jerusalem, Wednesday.
Photo: Ohad Zwigenberg/AP


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