Top news photos: California shooting, Venice floods, and more

From Venice recovering from Wednesday's flood to SAA employees on a two day strike, here are some of the top images of the day

3.45 p.m. | Outgoing Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi paying tribute at Rajghat on his last day at work. Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma
3.00 p.m. | A California high school student on his 16th birthday opened fire on campus on Thursday, killing a 16-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy and wounding three other teens before shooting himself in the head, officials said. Members of Saugus High School's Air Force JUNIOR ROTC unit make a military salute in memory of the victims of a shooting at the school earlier in the day on Thursday, in Santa Clarita, California. Photo: AP
2.00 p.m. | Workers dismantle a makeshift walkway over the flooded St. Mark's Square, as high tide reaches peak, in Venice, Italy November 15, 2019. The Italian city of Venice had been hit by 'apocalyptic floods'. Mayor Luigi Brugnaro declared a state of emergency on November 13 when water levels reached 1.87 meters (6 feet) above sea level.
1.00 p.m. | South African Airways (SAA) workers and union members sing and dance during a picket protest outside O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, on November 15, 2019. The South African airline company has cancelled nearly all its domestic, regional and international flights scheduled for November 15, 2019 and November 16, 2019 following the announcement by the South African Cabin Crew Association and National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) that their members will go on strike from November 15, 2019.
12.00 p.m. | People watch as the fire front approaches their home at Nabiac, some 350kms north of Sydney, Australia, on November 15, 2019. The death toll from devastating bushfires in eastern Australia has risen to four after a man's body was discovered in a scorched area of bushland, police said on November 14.
11.00 a.m. | Protesters race with bows as they practice running away from riot police, on the roof of a bus shelter near the Cross Harbour Tunnel, which was blocked after demonstrators occupied the nearby Hong Kong Polytechnic University, in Hong Kong, China, November 15, 2019.
10.00 a.m. | Japan's Empress Masako attends Emperor Naruhito's first harvest ritual, called Daijosai, or great thanksgiving festival, at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on November 15, 2019. - Japan's new Emperor Naruhito on November 14 began an elaborate and secretive ritual dating back 1,300 years, giving thanks to the Sun Goddess Amaterasu as part of his enthronement rites.
9.00 a.m. | U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper shakes hands with South Korean Defence Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo for the media prior to the 51st Security Consultative Meeting (SCM) at the Defence Ministry in Seoul on November 15, 2019.

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