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<p>Kindergarten children pay a silent tribute for soldiers who died during the 1950-53 Korean War during a visit to the National Cemetery in Seoul to mark the 60th anniversary of the outbreak of the war June 25, 2010. North Korea has issued a no-sail warning off the west coast of the Korean Peninsula in what South Korean officials said on Friday was likely part of routine military drills, amid heightened antagonism between the rivals. REUTERS/Truth Leem </p>

Kindergarten children pay a silent tribute for soldiers who died during the 1950-53 Korean War during a visit to the National Cemetery in Seoul to mark the 60th anniversary of the outbreak of the war June 25, 2010. North Korea has issued a no-sail...more

Kindergarten children pay a silent tribute for soldiers who died during the 1950-53 Korean War during a visit to the National Cemetery in Seoul to mark the 60th anniversary of the outbreak of the war June 25, 2010. North Korea has issued a no-sail warning off the west coast of the Korean Peninsula in what South Korean officials said on Friday was likely part of routine military drills, amid heightened antagonism between the rivals. REUTERS/Truth Leem

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<p>A Spanish fan reacts moments before the end of Spain's World Cup soccer match against Chile in Madrid June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Susana Vera </p>

A Spanish fan reacts moments before the end of Spain's World Cup soccer match against Chile in Madrid June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A Spanish fan reacts moments before the end of Spain's World Cup soccer match against Chile in Madrid June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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<p>A Mexican dressed in Aztec costume lights a flame for the Pan-American games, at the Teotihuacan archaeological site, a monument of the Aztecs, about 60 km (37 miles) north of Mexico City, June 25, 2010. The flame will be transferred to Mayaguez, Puerto Rico for the Pan-American games which will run from July 17 to August 1. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar</p>

A Mexican dressed in Aztec costume lights a flame for the Pan-American games, at the Teotihuacan archaeological site, a monument of the Aztecs, about 60 km (37 miles) north of Mexico City, June 25, 2010. The flame will be transferred to Mayaguez,...more

A Mexican dressed in Aztec costume lights a flame for the Pan-American games, at the Teotihuacan archaeological site, a monument of the Aztecs, about 60 km (37 miles) north of Mexico City, June 25, 2010. The flame will be transferred to Mayaguez, Puerto Rico for the Pan-American games which will run from July 17 to August 1. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar

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<p>A Michael Jackson fan dances at the Teatro del Pueblo in Mexico City June 25, 2010. Fans worldwide paid tribute to the King of Pop on Friday, marking the one-year anniversary of his sudden death with candlelight vigils, music and dancing from Asia to the United States. REUTERS/Eliana Aponte </p>

A Michael Jackson fan dances at the Teatro del Pueblo in Mexico City June 25, 2010. Fans worldwide paid tribute to the King of Pop on Friday, marking the one-year anniversary of his sudden death with candlelight vigils, music and dancing from Asia to...more

A Michael Jackson fan dances at the Teatro del Pueblo in Mexico City June 25, 2010. Fans worldwide paid tribute to the King of Pop on Friday, marking the one-year anniversary of his sudden death with candlelight vigils, music and dancing from Asia to the United States. REUTERS/Eliana Aponte

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<p>A woman sits in the remains of her family compound destroyed during the recent violence in Jalal-Abad June 22, 2010. Several days of clashes in the south of the impoverished country has divided the Kyrgyz and Uzbek communities in the Ferghana valley where the two countries intertwine. About 400,000 fled, about a quarter of whom crossed into Uzbekistan. REUTERS/Susan Schulman/UNHCR/Handout </p>

A woman sits in the remains of her family compound destroyed during the recent violence in Jalal-Abad June 22, 2010. Several days of clashes in the south of the impoverished country has divided the Kyrgyz and Uzbek communities in the Ferghana valley...more

A woman sits in the remains of her family compound destroyed during the recent violence in Jalal-Abad June 22, 2010. Several days of clashes in the south of the impoverished country has divided the Kyrgyz and Uzbek communities in the Ferghana valley where the two countries intertwine. About 400,000 fled, about a quarter of whom crossed into Uzbekistan. REUTERS/Susan Schulman/UNHCR/Handout

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<p>Michael Jackson fans dance during a memorial for the singer in Taipei June 25, 2010. Michael Jackson fans around the world lit candles on Friday to mark the death one year ago of the controversial pop star whose posthumous popularity has returned him to a pedestal and made him a billion dollar man. REUTERS/Nicky Loh </p>

Michael Jackson fans dance during a memorial for the singer in Taipei June 25, 2010. Michael Jackson fans around the world lit candles on Friday to mark the death one year ago of the controversial pop star whose posthumous popularity has returned him...more

Michael Jackson fans dance during a memorial for the singer in Taipei June 25, 2010. Michael Jackson fans around the world lit candles on Friday to mark the death one year ago of the controversial pop star whose posthumous popularity has returned him to a pedestal and made him a billion dollar man. REUTERS/Nicky Loh

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<p>Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo (top) evades a tackle by Brazil's Juan during a 2010 World Cup Group G soccer match at Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Yves Herman</p>

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo (top) evades a tackle by Brazil's Juan during a 2010 World Cup Group G soccer match at Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo (top) evades a tackle by Brazil's Juan during a 2010 World Cup Group G soccer match at Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Yves Herman

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<p>A woman walks in front of the Russian Museum in St. Petersburg June 25, 2010. Picture rotated 180 degrees. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk </p>

A woman walks in front of the Russian Museum in St. Petersburg June 25, 2010. Picture rotated 180 degrees. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk

A woman walks in front of the Russian Museum in St. Petersburg June 25, 2010. Picture rotated 180 degrees. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk

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<p>Chile's goalkeeper Claudio Bravo (C) concedes a goal by Spain during a 2010 World Cup Group H match at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez </p>

Chile's goalkeeper Claudio Bravo (C) concedes a goal by Spain during a 2010 World Cup Group H match at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Chile's goalkeeper Claudio Bravo (C) concedes a goal by Spain during a 2010 World Cup Group H match at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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<p>An Indian policeman uses a sling shot during a Kashmiri protest against New Delhi's rule in the troubled Himalayan region of Kashmir, in Srinagar June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli </p>

An Indian policeman uses a sling shot during a Kashmiri protest against New Delhi's rule in the troubled Himalayan region of Kashmir, in Srinagar June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli

An Indian policeman uses a sling shot during a Kashmiri protest against New Delhi's rule in the troubled Himalayan region of Kashmir, in Srinagar June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli

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<p>A Palestinian throw stones at Israeli security forces during clashes, following a protest against the expansion of the near by Jewish settlement of Halamish, in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh near Ramallah June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Abed Omar Qusini </p>

A Palestinian throw stones at Israeli security forces during clashes, following a protest against the expansion of the near by Jewish settlement of Halamish, in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh near Ramallah June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Abed Omar Qusini...more

A Palestinian throw stones at Israeli security forces during clashes, following a protest against the expansion of the near by Jewish settlement of Halamish, in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh near Ramallah June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Abed Omar Qusini

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<p>Britain's Prince Harry (R) speaks with U.S. Marine veteran Aaron Mankin on the deck of the USS Intrepid during his visit to New York June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson </p>

Britain's Prince Harry (R) speaks with U.S. Marine veteran Aaron Mankin on the deck of the USS Intrepid during his visit to New York June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Britain's Prince Harry (R) speaks with U.S. Marine veteran Aaron Mankin on the deck of the USS Intrepid during his visit to New York June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Brazilian patient Jorge Cocer (R) and his daughter Carolina react during their national soccer team's 2010 World Cup Group G soccer match against Portugal, at the Cancer Institute Hospital in Sao Paulo June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Nacho Doce </p>

Brazilian patient Jorge Cocer (R) and his daughter Carolina react during their national soccer team's 2010 World Cup Group G soccer match against Portugal, at the Cancer Institute Hospital in Sao Paulo June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Brazilian patient Jorge Cocer (R) and his daughter Carolina react during their national soccer team's 2010 World Cup Group G soccer match against Portugal, at the Cancer Institute Hospital in Sao Paulo June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

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<p>U.S. President Barack Obama and Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi (L) take part in the 2010 G8 Summit family photo at the Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, Ontario June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Saul Loeb/Pool </p>

U.S. President Barack Obama and Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi (L) take part in the 2010 G8 Summit family photo at the Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, Ontario June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Saul Loeb/Pool

U.S. President Barack Obama and Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi (L) take part in the 2010 G8 Summit family photo at the Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, Ontario June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Saul Loeb/Pool

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<p>Spain's Andres Iniesta (L) celebrates his goal next to David Villa during the 2010 World Cup Group H match against Chile at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi </p>

Spain's Andres Iniesta (L) celebrates his goal next to David Villa during the 2010 World Cup Group H match against Chile at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Spain's Andres Iniesta (L) celebrates his goal next to David Villa during the 2010 World Cup Group H match against Chile at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

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<p>Guinea's presidential candidate Alpha Conde, leader of Rassemblement du Peuple de Guinea (RPG), gestures as he arrives for a presidential campaign rally in Conakry June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Luc Gnago </p>

Guinea's presidential candidate Alpha Conde, leader of Rassemblement du Peuple de Guinea (RPG), gestures as he arrives for a presidential campaign rally in Conakry June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

Guinea's presidential candidate Alpha Conde, leader of Rassemblement du Peuple de Guinea (RPG), gestures as he arrives for a presidential campaign rally in Conakry June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

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<p>Riot police arrest a Chile soccer fan during clashes in Santiago, after Chile lost their 2010 World Cup last Group H soccer match against Spain June 25, 2010. Chile qualified for the next round of 16 despite the loss. REUTERS/Victor Ruiz Caballero </p>

Riot police arrest a Chile soccer fan during clashes in Santiago, after Chile lost their 2010 World Cup last Group H soccer match against Spain June 25, 2010. Chile qualified for the next round of 16 despite the loss. REUTERS/Victor Ruiz Caballero more

Riot police arrest a Chile soccer fan during clashes in Santiago, after Chile lost their 2010 World Cup last Group H soccer match against Spain June 25, 2010. Chile qualified for the next round of 16 despite the loss. REUTERS/Victor Ruiz Caballero

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<p>A girl wears a Brazilian soccer team jersey before the World Cup match between Brazil and Portugal, as she stands near a destroyed building in Murici city in the northeastern state of Alagoas June 25, 2010. Days of heavy rain in the states of Alagoas and Pernambuco caused rivers to break their banks and burst dams, flooding towns and leaving more than 40,000 people homeless, state emergency officials said. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes </p>

A girl wears a Brazilian soccer team jersey before the World Cup match between Brazil and Portugal, as she stands near a destroyed building in Murici city in the northeastern state of Alagoas June 25, 2010. Days of heavy rain in the states of Alagoas...more

A girl wears a Brazilian soccer team jersey before the World Cup match between Brazil and Portugal, as she stands near a destroyed building in Murici city in the northeastern state of Alagoas June 25, 2010. Days of heavy rain in the states of Alagoas and Pernambuco caused rivers to break their banks and burst dams, flooding towns and leaving more than 40,000 people homeless, state emergency officials said. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

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<p>Beachgoers look on as a crew cleaning oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill walk by on a beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano </p>

Beachgoers look on as a crew cleaning oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill walk by on a beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano

Beachgoers look on as a crew cleaning oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill walk by on a beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano

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<p>Brazilian former soccer star Edson Arantes Do Nascimento, better known as Pele, gestures before an interview with Reuters in Sao Paulo June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Nacho Doce </p>

Brazilian former soccer star Edson Arantes Do Nascimento, better known as Pele, gestures before an interview with Reuters in Sao Paulo June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Brazilian former soccer star Edson Arantes Do Nascimento, better known as Pele, gestures before an interview with Reuters in Sao Paulo June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

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<p>Switzerland's (from L) Hakan Yakin, Alexander Frei, Eren Derdiyok, and Xherdan Shaqiri react after the 2010 World Cup Group H match against Honduras at Free State stadium in Bloemfontein June 25, 2010. Switzerland and Honduras made their exits on Friday and will not advanced to the second round of the World Cup. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer </p>

Switzerland's (from L) Hakan Yakin, Alexander Frei, Eren Derdiyok, and Xherdan Shaqiri react after the 2010 World Cup Group H match against Honduras at Free State stadium in Bloemfontein June 25, 2010. Switzerland and Honduras made their exits on...more

Switzerland's (from L) Hakan Yakin, Alexander Frei, Eren Derdiyok, and Xherdan Shaqiri react after the 2010 World Cup Group H match against Honduras at Free State stadium in Bloemfontein June 25, 2010. Switzerland and Honduras made their exits on Friday and will not advanced to the second round of the World Cup. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer

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<p>Wounded supporters are seen at the headquarters of "Union des forces democratiques de Guinee" (UFDG), the party of former prime minister and presidential candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo, in Conakry June 25, 2010. At least 20 people were injured when supporters of two political parties hurled stones at each other in the village of Coyah in Guinea three days before an election, witnesses and a national guard source said on Thursday. REUTERS/Luc Gnago </p>

Wounded supporters are seen at the headquarters of "Union des forces democratiques de Guinee" (UFDG), the party of former prime minister and presidential candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo, in Conakry June 25, 2010. At least 20 people were injured when...more

Wounded supporters are seen at the headquarters of "Union des forces democratiques de Guinee" (UFDG), the party of former prime minister and presidential candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo, in Conakry June 25, 2010. At least 20 people were injured when supporters of two political parties hurled stones at each other in the village of Coyah in Guinea three days before an election, witnesses and a national guard source said on Thursday. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

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<p>North Koreans shout slogans as they march during a mass rally marking anti-U.S. Day at Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang on the 60th anniversary of the outbreak of the 1950-53 Korean War June 25, 2010, in this picture released by North Korea's official news agency KCNA. North Korea has issued a no-sail warning off the west coast of the Korean Peninsula in what South Korean officials said on Friday was likely part of routine military drills, amid heightened antagonism between the rivals. Picture taken June 25, 2010. REUTERS/KCNA</p>

North Koreans shout slogans as they march during a mass rally marking anti-U.S. Day at Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang on the 60th anniversary of the outbreak of the 1950-53 Korean War June 25, 2010, in this picture released by North Korea's official...more

North Koreans shout slogans as they march during a mass rally marking anti-U.S. Day at Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang on the 60th anniversary of the outbreak of the 1950-53 Korean War June 25, 2010, in this picture released by North Korea's official news agency KCNA. North Korea has issued a no-sail warning off the west coast of the Korean Peninsula in what South Korean officials said on Friday was likely part of routine military drills, amid heightened antagonism between the rivals. Picture taken June 25, 2010. REUTERS/KCNA

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<p>Police in riot gear watch over protestors during a demonstration in downtown Toronto, Canada, June 25, 2010 ahead of the G20 summit. REUTERS/Mike Segar </p>

Police in riot gear watch over protestors during a demonstration in downtown Toronto, Canada, June 25, 2010 ahead of the G20 summit. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Police in riot gear watch over protestors during a demonstration in downtown Toronto, Canada, June 25, 2010 ahead of the G20 summit. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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