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Our world in photos: July 10

A newborn baby Chinese pangolin is weighed at the Prague zoo, Czech Republic, Wednesday, July 10, 2024. The baby female of the critically endangered animal was born on July 1, 2024. This is the second Chinese pangolin to be born here in less than two years and is doing well. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Photo: Petr David Josek/AP

PRAGUE — Teddy bear for size reference: A newborn baby Chinese pangolin is weighed at the Prague Zoo, Czech Republic, on Wednesday, July 10, 2024. The baby female of the critically endangered animal was born on July 1, 2024. This is the second Chinese pangolin to be born here in less than two years and is doing well. Pangolins, which are on the critically endangered list, are insect-eating, scaly mammals — which the International Union for Conservation of Nature has playfully described  as “resembling an artichoke with legs and a tail.” Their scales are made of keratin, the same substance in human fingernails — which is in high demand for Chinese traditional medicine.

The newborn female pangolin weighed 141 grams (4.97 ounces). Adult pangolins can weigh up to 15 lbs. Her sister, Cone, was born at the Prague Zoo last year.

Boston Red Sox shortstop Ceddanne Rafaela fields a ground out by Oakland Athletics' Tyler Soderstrom to end the top of the fifth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park, Tuesday, July 9, 2024, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Photo: Charles Krupa/AP

BOSTON — Someone, get this guy a bubble gum sponsor: Boston Red Sox shortstop Ceddanne Rafaela fields a ground out by Oakland Athletics’ Tyler Soderstrom to end the top of the fifth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park, Tuesday, July 9, 2024, in Boston. The Red Sox (50-40 for the season, 3rd in A.L. East) won that game 12-9.

Actually, the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, does have a sponsor partnership deal with the bubble gum company Big League Chew that former Cornell University lefthander Rob Nelson created in 1977, according to the brand’s website. The bubble gum comes in a stay-fresh pouch.

Barron Trump gestures after his father Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump introduced him during a campaign rally at Trump National Doral Miami, Tuesday, July 9, 2024, in Doral, Fla. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)
Photo: Marta Lavandier/AP

MIAMI — The spitting image … Barron Trump gestures after his father, Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump, introduced him during a campaign rally at Trump National Doral Miami, Tuesday, July 9, 2024, in Doral, FL.

Trump has, for the time being, stepped out of the spotlight as division brews within the Democratic Party over whether the incumbent President, Joe Biden, should step aside for a younger candidate. As of Wednesday, July 10, with the start of the Republican National Convention just days away, Trump has not yet announced his running mate.

The RNC begins on Monday, July 15, in Milwaukee.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi after awarding him with the Order of St. Andrew the Apostle the First-Called at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, July 9, 2024. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP

MOSCOW — Keeping up political alliances: Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi after awarding him with the Order of St. Andrew the Apostle the First-Called at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, July 9, 2024. This is the highest order conferred by both the Russian Imperial Family (as an Order of Knighthood) and by the Russian Federation (as a state order). Named in honor of the first apostle whom Jesus chose, according to the Gospels, the Order of St. Andrew the Apostle the First-Called was established in 1698 by Peter the Great.

Modi was awarded the Order for his role in building bonds of friendship between India and Russia.

Spain's Dani Olmo celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during a semifinal match between Spain and France at the Euro 2024 soccer tournament in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, July 9, 2024. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Photo: Manu Fernandez/AP

MUNICH — The jump of a champion: Spain’s Dani Olmo celebrates after scoring his side’s second goal during a semifinal match between Spain and France at the Euro 2024 soccer tournament in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, July 9, 2024. Spain defeated France 2-1 (with no penalties recorded for either team) and now advances to play the final game on Sunday, July 14, against either England or the Netherlands.

Although France had a lead within 10 minutes at the start, Spain made two goals to take — and keep — the lead. Spain’s 16-year-old soccer prodigy Lamine Yamal scored a stunning long-distance goal as the equalizer in the 21st minute.

Jannik Sinner of Italy falls during his quarterfinal match against Daniil Medvedev of Russia at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, Tuesday, July 9, 2024. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
Photo: Alberto Pezzali/AP

LONDON — Legs on the ground but eyes still on the ball: Jannik Sinner of Italy falls during his quarterfinal match against Daniil Medvedev of Russia at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, Tuesday, July 9, 2024. Medvedev defeated Sinner with a score of 6-7,6-4,7-6,2-6,6-3, hitting 15 aces and 56 winners. The 28-year-old Medvedev is 6’6 and has won five championships. On Friday, he will face in the semifinals the defending men’s champion, 21-year-old Carlos Alcaraz of Spain, who also won this year’s French Open.

The world’s oldest and arguably the most prestigious tennis tournament worldwide, The Wimbledon Championships run through Sunday, July 14.

Two ladies wait for the riders to arrive prior to the tenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 187.3 kilometers (116.4 miles) with start in Orleans and finish in Saint-Amand-Montrond, France, Tuesday, July 9, 2024. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)
Photo: Daniel Cole/AP

FRANCE — Grandmas watch out of windows all around the world: Two ladies wait for the riders to arrive prior to the tenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 187.3 kilometers (116.4 miles) with start in Orleans and finish in Saint-Amand-Montrond, France, Tuesday, July 9, 2024. Belgium’s Jasper Philipsen won Stage 10 in a sprint finish on stage 10 of the Tour de France as Tadej Pogacar of Slovenia (but competing as part of the UAE/Team Emirates) retained the leader’s yellow jersey.

Stage 11, on Wednesday, July 10, took the cyclists from Évaux-les-Bains to Le-Lioran, a 211-kilometer distance. Jonas Vingegaard of Denmark won that stage.

Philadelphia 76ers center Adem Bona, rear, falls as Memphis Grizzlies center Trey Jemison (55) goes to the basket during the first half of an NBA summer league basketball game Tuesday, July 9, 2024, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Photo: Rick Bowmer/AP

SALT LAKE CITY — Summer basketball involves some somersaulting: Philadelphia 76ers center Adem Bona, rear, falls as Memphis Grizzlies center Trey Jemison (55) goes to the basket during the first half of an NBA summer league basketball game Tuesday, July 9, 2024, in Salt Lake City. The Grizzlies won 87-85.

Jaylen Wells’ clutch floater at the buzzer lifted Memphis past Philadelphia, leading him to carry the game for the Grizzlies, according to the NBA Summer League’s website.

Cincinnati Reds' Noelvi Marte is hit by a pitch during the second inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Tuesday, July 9, 2024, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean)
Photo: Jeff Dean/AP

CINCINNATI — When it gets you right on the funny bone: Cincinnati Reds’ Noelvi Marte is hit by a pitch during the second inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Tuesday, July 9, 2024, in Cincinnati. The Reds won the game 12-6. The Reds had a particularly active second (five runs) and seventh (four runs) inning.

Both teams have much catchup to improve their standings, however. The Reds are 44-48 for the season, while the Rockies have lost almost twice as many games as they’ve won, with a dismal 32-60 record.

A polar bear cools down in ice that was brought to its enclosure on a hot and sunny day at the Prague zoo, Czech Republic, Wednesday, July 10, 2024. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Photo: Petr David Josek/AP

PRAGUE — Get this bear more ice, and maybe a coke: A polar bear cools down in ice brought to its enclosure on a hot and sunny day at the Prague Zoo, Czech Republic, Wednesday, July 10, 2024.

Zoo officials said ice will be distributed throughout the summer to help the animals keep cool.

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