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<p>U.S. Army Private First Class Danny Comley of Camdenton Missouri, assigned to Delta Company 4th Brigade combat team,2-508, 82nd parachute infantry Regiment, receives flowers from an Afghan girl during a patrol in the Arghandab valley in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner </p>

U.S. Army Private First Class Danny Comley of Camdenton Missouri, assigned to Delta Company 4th Brigade combat team,2-508, 82nd parachute infantry Regiment, receives flowers from an Afghan girl during a patrol in the Arghandab valley in Kandahar...more

U.S. Army Private First Class Danny Comley of Camdenton Missouri, assigned to Delta Company 4th Brigade combat team,2-508, 82nd parachute infantry Regiment, receives flowers from an Afghan girl during a patrol in the Arghandab valley in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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<p>A man carries a woman in a flooded suburb in Cordoba, southern Spain, February 24, 2010. Heavy rain caused floods in the provinces of Sevilla, Cordoba and Jaen in southern Spain, and forced the evacuation of 1500 people. REUTERS/Javier Barbancho </p>

A man carries a woman in a flooded suburb in Cordoba, southern Spain, February 24, 2010. Heavy rain caused floods in the provinces of Sevilla, Cordoba and Jaen in southern Spain, and forced the evacuation of 1500 people. REUTERS/Javier Barbancho more

A man carries a woman in a flooded suburb in Cordoba, southern Spain, February 24, 2010. Heavy rain caused floods in the provinces of Sevilla, Cordoba and Jaen in southern Spain, and forced the evacuation of 1500 people. REUTERS/Javier Barbancho

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<p>A crew member shares a farewell kiss with his wife as the Marshal Shaposhnikov anti-submarine destroyer prepares to leave the harbour of Vladivostok February 24, 2010. A group of Russian ships of the Pacific Fleet head to African coast as part of efforts to curb piracy at the Horn of Africa. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev </p>

A crew member shares a farewell kiss with his wife as the Marshal Shaposhnikov anti-submarine destroyer prepares to leave the harbour of Vladivostok February 24, 2010. A group of Russian ships of the Pacific Fleet head to African coast as part of...more

A crew member shares a farewell kiss with his wife as the Marshal Shaposhnikov anti-submarine destroyer prepares to leave the harbour of Vladivostok February 24, 2010. A group of Russian ships of the Pacific Fleet head to African coast as part of efforts to curb piracy at the Horn of Africa. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev

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<p>Finland's Valtteri Filppula (2nd R) celebrates his empty net goal with teammates Mikko Koivu (R) and Tuomo Ruutu during the third period of their men's ice hockey play-offs quarterfinals game against the Czech Republic at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Jasper Juinen/Pool </p>

Finland's Valtteri Filppula (2nd R) celebrates his empty net goal with teammates Mikko Koivu (R) and Tuomo Ruutu during the third period of their men's ice hockey play-offs quarterfinals game against the Czech Republic at the Vancouver 2010 Winter...more

Finland's Valtteri Filppula (2nd R) celebrates his empty net goal with teammates Mikko Koivu (R) and Tuomo Ruutu during the third period of their men's ice hockey play-offs quarterfinals game against the Czech Republic at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Jasper Juinen/Pool

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<p>China's gold medallist Wang Meng (3rd R) points at Zhang Hui (R) as teammates celebrate with coaching staff after the women's 3000 metres relay short track speed skating final at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 24, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray </p>

China's gold medallist Wang Meng (3rd R) points at Zhang Hui (R) as teammates celebrate with coaching staff after the women's 3000 metres relay short track speed skating final at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 24, 2010. REUTERS/David...more

China's gold medallist Wang Meng (3rd R) points at Zhang Hui (R) as teammates celebrate with coaching staff after the women's 3000 metres relay short track speed skating final at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 24, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

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<p>People wait in line to enter the NYCHires Job Fair in New York, February 24, 2010. The Senate passed a modest jobs creation bill on Wednesday and laid the groundwork for a larger package that would advance Democrats goal of bringing down the stubbornly high U.S. unemployment rate. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton </p>

People wait in line to enter the NYCHires Job Fair in New York, February 24, 2010. The Senate passed a modest jobs creation bill on Wednesday and laid the groundwork for a larger package that would advance Democrats goal of bringing down the...more

People wait in line to enter the NYCHires Job Fair in New York, February 24, 2010. The Senate passed a modest jobs creation bill on Wednesday and laid the groundwork for a larger package that would advance Democrats goal of bringing down the stubbornly high U.S. unemployment rate. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>A woman yells religious slogans at a makeshift tent camp near the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince February 24, 2010. Haiti's government and its foreign relief partners plan to start "decompressing" earthquake-stricken Port-au-Prince by clearing rubble to allow displaced families to return home or be temporarily resettled, Haitian and U.N. officials said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Carlos Barria </p>

A woman yells religious slogans at a makeshift tent camp near the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince February 24, 2010. Haiti's government and its foreign relief partners plan to start "decompressing" earthquake-stricken Port-au-Prince by clearing...more

A woman yells religious slogans at a makeshift tent camp near the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince February 24, 2010. Haiti's government and its foreign relief partners plan to start "decompressing" earthquake-stricken Port-au-Prince by clearing rubble to allow displaced families to return home or be temporarily resettled, Haitian and U.N. officials said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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<p>Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi leaves in his car at the end of a news conference, where he encouraged his supporters to become "Promoters of Liberty" ahead of regional elections, in Rome February 24, 2010. The regional elections will take place on March 28-29. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi </p>

Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi leaves in his car at the end of a news conference, where he encouraged his supporters to become "Promoters of Liberty" ahead of regional elections, in Rome February 24, 2010. The regional elections will take...more

Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi leaves in his car at the end of a news conference, where he encouraged his supporters to become "Promoters of Liberty" ahead of regional elections, in Rome February 24, 2010. The regional elections will take place on March 28-29. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

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<p>Employee Amy Symington adjusts one of a pair of stockings which were once owned by Britain's Queen Victoria, before posing for photographers at Lyon and Turnbull auctioneers in Edinburgh, Scotland February 24, 2010. The black and white, hand stitched, silk stockings with crests, which will be auctioned on March 24th, are believed to have been Queen Victoria's favourite design during the 1870's. REUTERS/David Moir </p>

Employee Amy Symington adjusts one of a pair of stockings which were once owned by Britain's Queen Victoria, before posing for photographers at Lyon and Turnbull auctioneers in Edinburgh, Scotland February 24, 2010. The black and white, hand...more

Employee Amy Symington adjusts one of a pair of stockings which were once owned by Britain's Queen Victoria, before posing for photographers at Lyon and Turnbull auctioneers in Edinburgh, Scotland February 24, 2010. The black and white, hand stitched, silk stockings with crests, which will be auctioned on March 24th, are believed to have been Queen Victoria's favourite design during the 1870's. REUTERS/David Moir

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<p>Tottenham Hotspur's Sebastien Bassong (top) challenges Bolton Wanderers' Ivan Klasnic during their English FA Cup soccer match at White Hart Lane in London February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh </p>

Tottenham Hotspur's Sebastien Bassong (top) challenges Bolton Wanderers' Ivan Klasnic during their English FA Cup soccer match at White Hart Lane in London February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

Tottenham Hotspur's Sebastien Bassong (top) challenges Bolton Wanderers' Ivan Klasnic during their English FA Cup soccer match at White Hart Lane in London February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

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<p>Men daubed in colours celebrate the re-enactment of a local tradition of "Lathmar Holi", also known as the festival of colours, celebrated at Nandgaon village near the northern Indian city of Mathura February 24, 2010. This tradition heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over India. REUTERS/K. K. Arora </p>

Men daubed in colours celebrate the re-enactment of a local tradition of "Lathmar Holi", also known as the festival of colours, celebrated at Nandgaon village near the northern Indian city of Mathura February 24, 2010. This tradition heralds the...more

Men daubed in colours celebrate the re-enactment of a local tradition of "Lathmar Holi", also known as the festival of colours, celebrated at Nandgaon village near the northern Indian city of Mathura February 24, 2010. This tradition heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over India. REUTERS/K. K. Arora

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<p>Snow falls over the hill during the women's alpine skiing giant slalom event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay </p>

Snow falls over the hill during the women's alpine skiing giant slalom event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

Snow falls over the hill during the women's alpine skiing giant slalom event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

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<p>Apolo Anton Ohno of the U.S. (L) pursues Canada's Olivier Jean in the men's 500 metres short track speed skating heats at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Apolo Anton Ohno of the U.S. (L) pursues Canada's Olivier Jean in the men's 500 metres short track speed skating heats at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Apolo Anton Ohno of the U.S. (L) pursues Canada's Olivier Jean in the men's 500 metres short track speed skating heats at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>A protester clashes with riot policemen during an anti-government rally in Athens, February 24, 2010. Greek police fired teargas at a group of protesting youths on the margins of a march against the government's EU-backed austerity plans on Wednesday. REUTERS/John Kolesidis </p>

A protester clashes with riot policemen during an anti-government rally in Athens, February 24, 2010. Greek police fired teargas at a group of protesting youths on the margins of a march against the government's EU-backed austerity plans on...more

A protester clashes with riot policemen during an anti-government rally in Athens, February 24, 2010. Greek police fired teargas at a group of protesting youths on the margins of a march against the government's EU-backed austerity plans on Wednesday. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

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<p>Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro (L) greets Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in Havana February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Ricardo Stuckert-PR/Handout </p>

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro (L) greets Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in Havana February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Ricardo Stuckert-PR/Handout

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro (L) greets Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in Havana February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Ricardo Stuckert-PR/Handout

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<p>A thrill seeker jumps off an 80m platform on the Moses Mabhida Stadium arch in Durban February 24, 2010. Durban is one of nine South African cities hosting the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup. The new World Cup stadium with gleaming white concrete sails and a 106-metre high arch soaring above the roof will host five group stage matches, involving four seeds: Germany, Spain, Netherlands and Brazil, plus two second-round games including a semi-final. REUTERS/Rogan Ward </p>

A thrill seeker jumps off an 80m platform on the Moses Mabhida Stadium arch in Durban February 24, 2010. Durban is one of nine South African cities hosting the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup. The new World Cup stadium with gleaming white concrete sails...more

A thrill seeker jumps off an 80m platform on the Moses Mabhida Stadium arch in Durban February 24, 2010. Durban is one of nine South African cities hosting the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup. The new World Cup stadium with gleaming white concrete sails and a 106-metre high arch soaring above the roof will host five group stage matches, involving four seeds: Germany, Spain, Netherlands and Brazil, plus two second-round games including a semi-final. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

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<p>Toyota Motor Corporation President and CEO Akio Toyoda is sworn in before testifying on Toyota's car safety recalls at a House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 24, 2010. Toyoda pledged to cooperate fully with U.S government officials investigating safety problems on Wednesday as he prepared to tell a congressional panel that the automaker had let standards slip in its rise to the top. REUTERS/Jason Reed </p>

Toyota Motor Corporation President and CEO Akio Toyoda is sworn in before testifying on Toyota's car safety recalls at a House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 24, 2010. Toyoda pledged to...more

Toyota Motor Corporation President and CEO Akio Toyoda is sworn in before testifying on Toyota's car safety recalls at a House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 24, 2010. Toyoda pledged to cooperate fully with U.S government officials investigating safety problems on Wednesday as he prepared to tell a congressional panel that the automaker had let standards slip in its rise to the top. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>Children of foreign workers dressed in costume play together during a party celebrating the upcoming Jewish holiday of Purim at a school in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv February 24, 2010. Purim is a celebration of the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Book of Esther. REUTERS/Amir Cohen</p>

Children of foreign workers dressed in costume play together during a party celebrating the upcoming Jewish holiday of Purim at a school in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv February 24, 2010. Purim is a celebration of the Jews' salvation from genocide in...more

Children of foreign workers dressed in costume play together during a party celebrating the upcoming Jewish holiday of Purim at a school in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv February 24, 2010. Purim is a celebration of the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Book of Esther. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

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<p>A model on a mobility scooter presents a creation from the New Power Studio for MAN 2010 Autumn/Winter collection during London Fashion Week February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett </p>

A model on a mobility scooter presents a creation from the New Power Studio for MAN 2010 Autumn/Winter collection during London Fashion Week February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

A model on a mobility scooter presents a creation from the New Power Studio for MAN 2010 Autumn/Winter collection during London Fashion Week February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

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<p>China's Mengtao Xu gets some air during her training run before the start of the women's aerials freestyle skiing final on Cypress Mountain at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Blake </p>

China's Mengtao Xu gets some air during her training run before the start of the women's aerials freestyle skiing final on Cypress Mountain at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Blake

China's Mengtao Xu gets some air during her training run before the start of the women's aerials freestyle skiing final on Cypress Mountain at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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<p>Phil Kessel (R) of the U.S. is airborn next to Mathias Seger of Switzerland during their men's ice hockey play-offs quarterfinals at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Todd Korol </p>

Phil Kessel (R) of the U.S. is airborn next to Mathias Seger of Switzerland during their men's ice hockey play-offs quarterfinals at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Todd Korol

Phil Kessel (R) of the U.S. is airborn next to Mathias Seger of Switzerland during their men's ice hockey play-offs quarterfinals at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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<p>U.S. tennis star Serena Williams returns a ball during a training session with local junior players at the Kibera slums in Kenya's capital Nairobi February 24, 2010. Williams is in Kenya to oversee her humanitarian projects. REUTERS/Noor Khamis</p>

U.S. tennis star Serena Williams returns a ball during a training session with local junior players at the Kibera slums in Kenya's capital Nairobi February 24, 2010. Williams is in Kenya to oversee her humanitarian projects. REUTERS/Noor Khamis more

U.S. tennis star Serena Williams returns a ball during a training session with local junior players at the Kibera slums in Kenya's capital Nairobi February 24, 2010. Williams is in Kenya to oversee her humanitarian projects. REUTERS/Noor Khamis

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<p>Thina Gxotelwa (R), 6, strokes the family cat while Sinelizwi Gxotelwa, 7, is washed in a basin by their grandmother, Thenjiwe Madzinga, 66, in Cape Town's Khayelitsha township February 24, 2010. Madzinga cares for five grandchildren, including four who were orphaned when Madzinga's own daughter died from AIDS in 2002. Some 5.5 million people live with HIV/AIDS in South Africa -- more than in any other country -- placing a heavy burden on a society still struggling with the legacy of Apartheid. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly </p>

Thina Gxotelwa (R), 6, strokes the family cat while Sinelizwi Gxotelwa, 7, is washed in a basin by their grandmother, Thenjiwe Madzinga, 66, in Cape Town's Khayelitsha township February 24, 2010. Madzinga cares for five grandchildren, including four...more

Thina Gxotelwa (R), 6, strokes the family cat while Sinelizwi Gxotelwa, 7, is washed in a basin by their grandmother, Thenjiwe Madzinga, 66, in Cape Town's Khayelitsha township February 24, 2010. Madzinga cares for five grandchildren, including four who were orphaned when Madzinga's own daughter died from AIDS in 2002. Some 5.5 million people live with HIV/AIDS in South Africa -- more than in any other country -- placing a heavy burden on a society still struggling with the legacy of Apartheid. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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<p>People walk near an unfinished makeshift tent in Bas Canaan, outside of Port-au-Prince February 24, 2010.  REUTERS/Carlos Barria </p>

People walk near an unfinished makeshift tent in Bas Canaan, outside of Port-au-Prince February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

People walk near an unfinished makeshift tent in Bas Canaan, outside of Port-au-Prince February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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