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Exhibitors are seen beside a goat at the Stock Show in Fort Worth, Texas January 31, 2009. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Exhibitors are seen beside a goat at the Stock Show in Fort Worth, Texas January 31, 2009. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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A pedestrians walks across Westminster Bridge as snow falls, in central London February 2, 2009. REUTERS/ Eddie Keogh

A pedestrians walks across Westminster Bridge as snow falls, in central London February 2, 2009. REUTERS/ Eddie Keogh

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Everton's Tim Howard dives for the ball during their FA Cup fourth round replay soccer match against Liverpool in Liverpool, northern England, February 4, 2009. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Everton's Tim Howard dives for the ball during their FA Cup fourth round replay soccer match against Liverpool in Liverpool, northern England, February 4, 2009. REUTERS/Phil Noble

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Congolese men take shelter from the rain in Kalenge in eastern Congo, February 4, 2009. Rwandan and Congolese forces are hunting down thousands of Hutu extremist rebels in the wilds of eastern Congo in an operation intended to address the root cause of 15 years of conflict in Congo. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Congolese men take shelter from the rain in Kalenge in eastern Congo, February 4, 2009. Rwandan and Congolese forces are hunting down thousands of Hutu extremist rebels in the wilds of eastern Congo in an operation intended to address the root cause of 15 years of conflict in Congo. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Switzerland's Roger Federer (R) cries as Spain's Rafael Nadal makes his speech after Nadal won their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne February 1, 2009. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Switzerland's Roger Federer (R) cries as Spain's Rafael Nadal makes his speech after Nadal won their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne February 1, 2009. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

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Groundhog Handler John Griffiths holds up weather prognosticating groundhog Punxsutawney Phil after his annual prediction on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, on the 123rd Groundhog Day, February 2, 2009. Phil saw his shadow, which means six more weeks of winter. REUTERS/Jason Cohn

Groundhog Handler John Griffiths holds up weather prognosticating groundhog Punxsutawney Phil after his annual prediction on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, on the 123rd Groundhog Day, February 2, 2009. Phil saw his shadow, which means six more weeks of winter. REUTERS/Jason Cohn

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A staff of a sharia bank speaks to customers during the Economic Sharia Festival in Jakarta February 4, 2009. Indonesia's central bank governor said Wednesday that sharia banking has grown strongly in 2008, reaching 2.1 percent of the total national banking. REUTERS/Supri

A staff of a sharia bank speaks to customers during the Economic Sharia Festival in Jakarta February 4, 2009. Indonesia's central bank governor said Wednesday that sharia banking has grown strongly in 2008, reaching 2.1 percent of the total national banking. REUTERS/Supri

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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Santonio Holmes (L) keeps both feet in the end zone as he beats Arizona Cardinals safety Aaron Francisco to catch the game winning touchdown pass late in the fourth quarter of the NFL's Super Bowl XLIII game in Tampa, Florida, February 1, 2009. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Santonio Holmes (L) keeps both feet in the end zone as he beats Arizona Cardinals safety Aaron Francisco to catch the game winning touchdown pass late in the fourth quarter of the NFL's Super Bowl XLIII game in Tampa, Florida, February 1, 2009. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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Shannon Philbrick of Liberty Tax Services, dressed as the Statue of Liberty, waves a sign at drivers in Westminster, Colorado February 4, 2009. Philbrick was trying to encourage customers to come into the tax office to have their taxes prepared. U.S. tax forms are due to be filed April 15th. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Shannon Philbrick of Liberty Tax Services, dressed as the Statue of Liberty, waves a sign at drivers in Westminster, Colorado February 4, 2009. Philbrick was trying to encourage customers to come into the tax office to have their taxes prepared. U.S. tax forms are due to be filed April 15th. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

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Children play soccer on a street in the shanty town Pachacutec, northern Lima February 5, 2009. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo

Children play soccer on a street in the shanty town Pachacutec, northern Lima February 5, 2009. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo

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A farmer carries pails to transport water from a partially dried-up pond at the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province February 5, 2009. China has declared an emergency over a drought which could devastate crops and farmers' incomes, official media said on Thursday, threatening further hardship amid slumping economic growth. REUTERS/Stringer

A farmer carries pails to transport water from a partially dried-up pond at the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province February 5, 2009. China has declared an emergency over a drought which could devastate crops and farmers' incomes, official media said on Thursday, threatening further hardship amid slumping economic growth. REUTERS/Stringer

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Vitus, an 18 years-old male polar bear, shakes off water at Budapest's Zoo February 5, 2009. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

Vitus, an 18 years-old male polar bear, shakes off water at Budapest's Zoo February 5, 2009. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

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Shadows are cast on the White House in the early morning in Washington, February 4, 2009. REUTERS/Larry Downing

Shadows are cast on the White House in the early morning in Washington, February 4, 2009. REUTERS/Larry Downing

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A man looks for fish at Dojran Lake, 170 km (106 miles) south of the Macedonian capital Skopje, February 5, 2009. The lake survived an ecological disaster after a drought and excessive use of its water, which caused its level to fall nearly 10 meters (33 ft.) and brought into question the survival of its flora and fauna, according to local media. Government measures in 2002, when two rivers were re-directed to the lake, have...more

A man looks for fish at Dojran Lake, 170 km (106 miles) south of the Macedonian capital Skopje, February 5, 2009. The lake survived an ecological disaster after a drought and excessive use of its water, which caused its level to fall nearly 10 meters (33 ft.) and brought into question the survival of its flora and fauna, according to local media. Government measures in 2002, when two rivers were re-directed to the lake, have somewhat restored the life in the lake and brought tourists back to the once most popular holiday destination. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

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