Thursday’s Pictures in the News begins in a Los Angeles courtroom, where Trishawn Cardessa Carey listens to her lawyer speak during a bail hearing. Carey has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon against a police officer and resisting arrest, and could face 25 years to life in prison under California’s three-strikes sentencing law for repeat offenders. Read story
New York: A woman opposed to the nuclear deal with Iran holds a poster during a rally in Times Square.
Giza, Egypt: Volunteers look in the Nile River for victims after a passenger boat collided with another boat and capsized. More than a dozen people reportedly drowned.
Nairobi, Kenya: Women pose for a photograph in front of a painted artwork depicting President Obama on the eve of his visit to Kenya.
Baghdad: Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrives on a weeklong tour of the Middle East focused on reassuring allies about Iran and assessing progress in the coalition air campaign against the Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.
Qingdao, China: A man swims amid a blanket of algae covering the water at a beach on the Yellow Sea. The algal phenomenon, an annual occurrence, is usually caused by an abundance of nutrients in the water.
Add stops in Lebanon, Turkey and Croatia to round out the report.