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<p>A snowboarder flies through the olympic rings at the start of the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 12, 2010.     REUTERS/David Gray </p>

A snowboarder flies through the olympic rings at the start of the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 12, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

A snowboarder flies through the olympic rings at the start of the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 12, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

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<p>United Auto Workers (UAW) union member Maryo Mendez wears a costume and plants a sign in the back of his pickup truck at the UAW union hall in Fremont, California February 12, 2010.  REUTERS/Robert Galbraith </p>

United Auto Workers (UAW) union member Maryo Mendez wears a costume and plants a sign in the back of his pickup truck at the UAW union hall in Fremont, California February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

United Auto Workers (UAW) union member Maryo Mendez wears a costume and plants a sign in the back of his pickup truck at the UAW union hall in Fremont, California February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

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<p>A man tries to extinguish a forest fire on the outskirts of  Tegucigalpa February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Claudia Barrientos </p>

A man tries to extinguish a forest fire on the outskirts of Tegucigalpa February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Claudia Barrientos

A man tries to extinguish a forest fire on the outskirts of Tegucigalpa February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Claudia Barrientos

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<p>Bathers play chess while relaxing in Szechenyi Bath during a winter morning in Budapest February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh    </p>

Bathers play chess while relaxing in Szechenyi Bath during a winter morning in Budapest February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

Bathers play chess while relaxing in Szechenyi Bath during a winter morning in Budapest February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

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<p>A model presents a creation during the "Fashion For Relief - Haiti" benefit show at Fall 2010 New York Fashion Week February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

A model presents a creation during the "Fashion For Relief - Haiti" benefit show at Fall 2010 New York Fashion Week February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A model presents a creation during the "Fashion For Relief - Haiti" benefit show at Fall 2010 New York Fashion Week February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Protesters dressed as characters from the movie "Avatar" to draw attention to their campaign against the controversial Israeli barrier  during a protest by Palestinians, Israelis and foreign activists in the West Bank village of Bilin near Ramallah February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside </p>

Protesters dressed as characters from the movie "Avatar" to draw attention to their campaign against the controversial Israeli barrier during a protest by Palestinians, Israelis and foreign activists in the West Bank village of Bilin near Ramallah...more

Protesters dressed as characters from the movie "Avatar" to draw attention to their campaign against the controversial Israeli barrier during a protest by Palestinians, Israelis and foreign activists in the West Bank village of Bilin near Ramallah February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

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<p>Folk artists on stilts wait to perform in the opening ceremony of the Longtan temple fair in Beijing February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Grace Liang </p>

Folk artists on stilts wait to perform in the opening ceremony of the Longtan temple fair in Beijing February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Grace Liang

Folk artists on stilts wait to perform in the opening ceremony of the Longtan temple fair in Beijing February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Grace Liang

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<p>Dancers perform during the 126th edition of the Nice carnival February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard</p>

Dancers perform during the 126th edition of the Nice carnival February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Dancers perform during the 126th edition of the Nice carnival February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

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<p>A bishop arrives to attend a meeting with Pope Benedict XVI at the Romano Maggiore seminary in Rome February 12, 2010.  REUTERS/Alessia Pierdomenico </p>

A bishop arrives to attend a meeting with Pope Benedict XVI at the Romano Maggiore seminary in Rome February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Alessia Pierdomenico

A bishop arrives to attend a meeting with Pope Benedict XVI at the Romano Maggiore seminary in Rome February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Alessia Pierdomenico

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<p>Jack, an Italian Greyhound breed, is seen inside the lobby of the Pennsylvania Hotel in New York February 12, 2010.  REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton </p>

Jack, an Italian Greyhound breed, is seen inside the lobby of the Pennsylvania Hotel in New York February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Jack, an Italian Greyhound breed, is seen inside the lobby of the Pennsylvania Hotel in New York February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>Shamans perform a ritual for a single man for Saint Valentine's Day on a beach in Lima February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil </p>

Shamans perform a ritual for a single man for Saint Valentine's Day on a beach in Lima February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil

Shamans perform a ritual for a single man for Saint Valentine's Day on a beach in Lima February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil

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<p>An earthquake survivor holds up his arms as he prays while a crowd gathers downtown in commemoration of the January 12 earthquake at Port-au-Prince February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado </p>

An earthquake survivor holds up his arms as he prays while a crowd gathers downtown in commemoration of the January 12 earthquake at Port-au-Prince February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

An earthquake survivor holds up his arms as he prays while a crowd gathers downtown in commemoration of the January 12 earthquake at Port-au-Prince February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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<p>A child looks from behind her umbrella after a dance ahead of a Chinese Lunar New Year celebration in Jakarta, February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Beawiharta</p>

A child looks from behind her umbrella after a dance ahead of a Chinese Lunar New Year celebration in Jakarta, February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Beawiharta

A child looks from behind her umbrella after a dance ahead of a Chinese Lunar New Year celebration in Jakarta, February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Beawiharta

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<p>Flag bearer Iason Abramashvili (R) of Georgia leads his country's delegation into the stadium during the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Lyle Stafford </p>

Flag bearer Iason Abramashvili (R) of Georgia leads his country's delegation into the stadium during the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Lyle Stafford

Flag bearer Iason Abramashvili (R) of Georgia leads his country's delegation into the stadium during the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Lyle Stafford

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<p>Workers prepare a giant poster depicting Lebanon's assassinated former prime minister Rafik al-Hariri, in downtown Beirut February 12, 2010. REUTERS/ Mohamed Azakir </p>

Workers prepare a giant poster depicting Lebanon's assassinated former prime minister Rafik al-Hariri, in downtown Beirut February 12, 2010. REUTERS/ Mohamed Azakir

Workers prepare a giant poster depicting Lebanon's assassinated former prime minister Rafik al-Hariri, in downtown Beirut February 12, 2010. REUTERS/ Mohamed Azakir

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<p>Girls pose for pictures in front of images of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, independence hero Jose Marti (R) and Cuban President Raul Castro at an exhibition during the International Book Fair in Havana February 12, 2010.  REUTERS/Desmond Boylan </p>

Girls pose for pictures in front of images of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, independence hero Jose Marti (R) and Cuban President Raul Castro at an exhibition during the International Book Fair in Havana February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan...more

Girls pose for pictures in front of images of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, independence hero Jose Marti (R) and Cuban President Raul Castro at an exhibition during the International Book Fair in Havana February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

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<p>A man removes fleas from his dog on a beach in Lima February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil</p>

A man removes fleas from his dog on a beach in Lima February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil

A man removes fleas from his dog on a beach in Lima February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil

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<p>The Olympic flame burns in the permanent cauldron after it was lit by Canadian hockey legend Wayne Gretzky during the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 12, 2010.     </p>

The Olympic flame burns in the permanent cauldron after it was lit by Canadian hockey legend Wayne Gretzky during the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 12, 2010.

The Olympic flame burns in the permanent cauldron after it was lit by Canadian hockey legend Wayne Gretzky during the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 12, 2010.

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<p>U.S  Army First Lieutenant Sean Snook from Concord, Massachusetts, and Alpha Company, 4th Brigade combat team,1-508, 82nd parachute infantry regiment tees off a golf ball at FOB Bullard in Zabul province, southern Afghanistan,February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner </p>

U.S Army First Lieutenant Sean Snook from Concord, Massachusetts, and Alpha Company, 4th Brigade combat team,1-508, 82nd parachute infantry regiment tees off a golf ball at FOB Bullard in Zabul province, southern Afghanistan,February 12, 2010....more

U.S Army First Lieutenant Sean Snook from Concord, Massachusetts, and Alpha Company, 4th Brigade combat team,1-508, 82nd parachute infantry regiment tees off a golf ball at FOB Bullard in Zabul province, southern Afghanistan,February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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<p>Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan gestures during a photocall to promote the movie "My Name is Khan" at the 60th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Christian Charisius</p>

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan gestures during a photocall to promote the movie "My Name is Khan" at the 60th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan gestures during a photocall to promote the movie "My Name is Khan" at the 60th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

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<p>An armed militant from Somalia's Hizbul Islam rebel group maintains order during a demonstration against the presence of the African Union (AU) peacekeepers on the outskirts of Mogadishu February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta </p>

An armed militant from Somalia's Hizbul Islam rebel group maintains order during a demonstration against the presence of the African Union (AU) peacekeepers on the outskirts of Mogadishu February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta

An armed militant from Somalia's Hizbul Islam rebel group maintains order during a demonstration against the presence of the African Union (AU) peacekeepers on the outskirts of Mogadishu February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta

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<p>Challenger BMW Oracle USA 17 trimaran sails as it is followed by other boats shortly after the start of Race 1 against America's Cup defender Alinghi 5 of Switzerland at the 33rd America's Cup off the coast of Valencia February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Dani Cardona </p>

Challenger BMW Oracle USA 17 trimaran sails as it is followed by other boats shortly after the start of Race 1 against America's Cup defender Alinghi 5 of Switzerland at the 33rd America's Cup off the coast of Valencia February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Dani...more

Challenger BMW Oracle USA 17 trimaran sails as it is followed by other boats shortly after the start of Race 1 against America's Cup defender Alinghi 5 of Switzerland at the 33rd America's Cup off the coast of Valencia February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Dani Cardona

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<p>People protect themselves with umbrellas from falling snow in Rome February 12, 2010.   REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi      </p>

People protect themselves with umbrellas from falling snow in Rome February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

People protect themselves with umbrellas from falling snow in Rome February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

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<p>A lawyer walks past riot police outside Sri Lanka's Supreme Court during a hearing on a fundamental rights petition for defeated presidential candidate General Sarath Fonseka, in Colombo February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds </p>

A lawyer walks past riot police outside Sri Lanka's Supreme Court during a hearing on a fundamental rights petition for defeated presidential candidate General Sarath Fonseka, in Colombo February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

A lawyer walks past riot police outside Sri Lanka's Supreme Court during a hearing on a fundamental rights petition for defeated presidential candidate General Sarath Fonseka, in Colombo February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

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