Today's news in pictures: Puerto Rico protests, Madurai Medical College students protest NMC Bill, and more

From protests against Puerto Rico Governor to Madurai Medical College students protesting against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, here are some of the top news images of the day

2:00 pm| Madurai Medical College students form a human chain to protest against the National Medical Commission Bill ( NMC ) in Madurai city on August 08,2019. The Indian Medical Association on August 7 said it has deferred its August 8 strike against the National Medical Commission Bill to a later date after receiving “certain clarifications and assurances” from Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan. Photo: S. James
12:45 p.m.| Greenpeace activists hold a banner in front of the United Nations before a news conference by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), after its 50th session ends in Geneva, Switzerland August 8, 2019. Photo: Reuters
10:00 a.m. | Protesters gather outside the government mansion La Fortaleza in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, calling for the removal of the island's newly sworn-in governor. Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez took the oath of office on August 7 evening at the Puerto Rican Supreme Court, which earlier in the day ruled that Pedro Pierluisi's swearing in last week was unconstitutional. Photo: AP
9:00 a.m. | A Horizon High School student mourns for her classmate Jose Rodriguez as people gather to pay their respects four days after a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, U.S. August 7, 2019. Photo: REUTERS
8:00 a.m. | The Pan American Games continue in Lima, Peru. Alexandra Walsh of the U.S., won the gold, while Isabelle Stadden of the U.S., and Canada's Eliza Mackenzie Glover won silver and bronze medals respectively in the Women's 200m Backstroke finals. Photo: REUTERS
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