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<p>A model puts on a shoe backstage before a show during Dakar Fashion Week July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly </p>

A model puts on a shoe backstage before a show during Dakar Fashion Week July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A model puts on a shoe backstage before a show during Dakar Fashion Week July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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<p>A foreign tourist plays with mud during the 13th Boryeong Mud Festival at a beach in Boryeong, southwest of Seoul, July 18, 2010. 
REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak </p>

A foreign tourist plays with mud during the 13th Boryeong Mud Festival at a beach in Boryeong, southwest of Seoul, July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak

A foreign tourist plays with mud during the 13th Boryeong Mud Festival at a beach in Boryeong, southwest of Seoul, July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak

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<p>U.S. Army soldiers from Charlie Company, 2-508 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, relax after dinner at Combat Outpost Terra Nova in the Arghandab Valley north of Kandahar July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Bob Strong </p>

U.S. Army soldiers from Charlie Company, 2-508 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, relax after dinner at Combat Outpost Terra Nova in the Arghandab Valley north of Kandahar July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Bob Strong

U.S. Army soldiers from Charlie Company, 2-508 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, relax after dinner at Combat Outpost Terra Nova in the Arghandab Valley north of Kandahar July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Bob Strong

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<p>Cathy Lesnansky (L) and Jennifer Ferguson fill out applications to appear on the television show "The Biggest Loser" while waiting in line to audition for the show in Broomfield, Colorado July 17, 2010. 
REUTERS/Rick Wilking </p>

Cathy Lesnansky (L) and Jennifer Ferguson fill out applications to appear on the television show "The Biggest Loser" while waiting in line to audition for the show in Broomfield, Colorado July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Cathy Lesnansky (L) and Jennifer Ferguson fill out applications to appear on the television show "The Biggest Loser" while waiting in line to audition for the show in Broomfield, Colorado July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

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<p>A Palestinian bride poses for a picture with her groom during a group wedding ceremony in Sidon, southern Lebanon, July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho </p>

A Palestinian bride poses for a picture with her groom during a group wedding ceremony in Sidon, southern Lebanon, July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho

A Palestinian bride poses for a picture with her groom during a group wedding ceremony in Sidon, southern Lebanon, July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho

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<p>A damaged bridge is seen in this aerial view after the Blanco river flooded its banks, in the aftermath of Hurricane Alex, in Aramberri, July 18, 2010.

REUTERS/Tomas Bravo </p>

A damaged bridge is seen in this aerial view after the Blanco river flooded its banks, in the aftermath of Hurricane Alex, in Aramberri, July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

A damaged bridge is seen in this aerial view after the Blanco river flooded its banks, in the aftermath of Hurricane Alex, in Aramberri, July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

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<p>A girl eats ice cream as she walks past a sunglasses advertisement in the GUM department store in Moscow, July 16, 2010. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov </p>

A girl eats ice cream as she walks past a sunglasses advertisement in the GUM department store in Moscow, July 16, 2010. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

A girl eats ice cream as she walks past a sunglasses advertisement in the GUM department store in Moscow, July 16, 2010. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

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<p>People look at paper lanterns floating on Lake Hibiscus during the Forest Hills Lantern Festival at the Forest Hills Cemetery in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts July 15, 2010.
REUTERS/Brian Snyder</p>

People look at paper lanterns floating on Lake Hibiscus during the Forest Hills Lantern Festival at the Forest Hills Cemetery in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts July 15, 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

People look at paper lanterns floating on Lake Hibiscus during the Forest Hills Lantern Festival at the Forest Hills Cemetery in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts July 15, 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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<p>Residents paddle their makeshift raft on a flooded street in Xianning, Hubei province July 15, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

Residents paddle their makeshift raft on a flooded street in Xianning, Hubei province July 15, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

Residents paddle their makeshift raft on a flooded street in Xianning, Hubei province July 15, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Dancers perform the rock opera "Troy" at the Equestrian Theatre in Komarom July 15, 2010. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh </p>

Dancers perform the rock opera "Troy" at the Equestrian Theatre in Komarom July 15, 2010. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

Dancers perform the rock opera "Troy" at the Equestrian Theatre in Komarom July 15, 2010. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

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<p>Students make a formation of the new symbol of the Indian rupee at a school in the southern Indian city of Chennai July 16, 2010. REUTERS/Babu </p>

Students make a formation of the new symbol of the Indian rupee at a school in the southern Indian city of Chennai July 16, 2010. REUTERS/Babu

Students make a formation of the new symbol of the Indian rupee at a school in the southern Indian city of Chennai July 16, 2010. REUTERS/Babu

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<p>Honda MotoGP rider Randy de Puniet of France (R) and Ducati MotoGP rider Aleix Espargaro of Spain (L) crash during the German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring circuit near the eastern German town of Hohenstein-Ernstthal, July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz </p>

Honda MotoGP rider Randy de Puniet of France (R) and Ducati MotoGP rider Aleix Espargaro of Spain (L) crash during the German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring circuit near the eastern German town of Hohenstein-Ernstthal, July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tobias...more

Honda MotoGP rider Randy de Puniet of France (R) and Ducati MotoGP rider Aleix Espargaro of Spain (L) crash during the German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring circuit near the eastern German town of Hohenstein-Ernstthal, July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

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<p>Lauren Hough of Canada makes a mistake on her horse Casadora during the Grand Prix of Aachen jumping tournament at the World Equestrian Festival CHIO in Aachen July 18, 2010. Reuters/Bernd Lauter </p>

Lauren Hough of Canada makes a mistake on her horse Casadora during the Grand Prix of Aachen jumping tournament at the World Equestrian Festival CHIO in Aachen July 18, 2010. Reuters/Bernd Lauter

Lauren Hough of Canada makes a mistake on her horse Casadora during the Grand Prix of Aachen jumping tournament at the World Equestrian Festival CHIO in Aachen July 18, 2010. Reuters/Bernd Lauter

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<p>Rio's Governor Sergio Cabral (L) shakes hands with a resident as European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso looks on during a visit at Cantagalo Slum in Rio de Janeiro, July 16, 2010. REUTERS/Bruno Domingos </p>

Rio's Governor Sergio Cabral (L) shakes hands with a resident as European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso looks on during a visit at Cantagalo Slum in Rio de Janeiro, July 16, 2010. REUTERS/Bruno Domingos

Rio's Governor Sergio Cabral (L) shakes hands with a resident as European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso looks on during a visit at Cantagalo Slum in Rio de Janeiro, July 16, 2010. REUTERS/Bruno Domingos

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<p>Men play chess on a public beach near Dnipro river as temperatures reached 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit) in Kiev July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin </p>

Men play chess on a public beach near Dnipro river as temperatures reached 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit) in Kiev July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

Men play chess on a public beach near Dnipro river as temperatures reached 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit) in Kiev July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

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<p>A dog swims at a park flooded by the swollen Yangtze River in Wuhan, Hubei province, July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

A dog swims at a park flooded by the swollen Yangtze River in Wuhan, Hubei province, July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

A dog swims at a park flooded by the swollen Yangtze River in Wuhan, Hubei province, July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>An oil absorbent boom sits idle in a canal awaiting to be be cleaned up near Port Sulphur, Louisiana, July 17, 2010. 
REUTERS/Sean Gardner</p>

An oil absorbent boom sits idle in a canal awaiting to be be cleaned up near Port Sulphur, Louisiana, July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Sean Gardner

An oil absorbent boom sits idle in a canal awaiting to be be cleaned up near Port Sulphur, Louisiana, July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Sean Gardner

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<p>Film director Roman Polanski poses with his wife, French actress and singer Emmanuelle Seigner, at the 44th Montreux Jazz Festival July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Lionel Flusin/Montreux Jazz Festival Foundation/Handout </p>

Film director Roman Polanski poses with his wife, French actress and singer Emmanuelle Seigner, at the 44th Montreux Jazz Festival July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Lionel Flusin/Montreux Jazz Festival Foundation/Handout

Film director Roman Polanski poses with his wife, French actress and singer Emmanuelle Seigner, at the 44th Montreux Jazz Festival July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Lionel Flusin/Montreux Jazz Festival Foundation/Handout

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<p>A plainclothes policeman, acting as a protester, attacks riot police during a civil disturbance management exercise as part of a competition among police districts in Manila July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo </p>

A plainclothes policeman, acting as a protester, attacks riot police during a civil disturbance management exercise as part of a competition among police districts in Manila July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo

A plainclothes policeman, acting as a protester, attacks riot police during a civil disturbance management exercise as part of a competition among police districts in Manila July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo

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<p>Firefighters rest in front of a burning oil tank after an oil pipeline blast in Dalian, Liaoning province July 17, 2010. 
REUTERS/China Daily </p>

Firefighters rest in front of a burning oil tank after an oil pipeline blast in Dalian, Liaoning province July 17, 2010. REUTERS/China Daily

Firefighters rest in front of a burning oil tank after an oil pipeline blast in Dalian, Liaoning province July 17, 2010. REUTERS/China Daily

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<p>A Muslim woman stands with her son during the 3rd Islamic women's conference "Actual problems of Muslim woman in a modern democratic society" in the Crimean city of Simferopol July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Lubimov </p>

A Muslim woman stands with her son during the 3rd Islamic women's conference "Actual problems of Muslim woman in a modern democratic society" in the Crimean city of Simferopol July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Lubimov

A Muslim woman stands with her son during the 3rd Islamic women's conference "Actual problems of Muslim woman in a modern democratic society" in the Crimean city of Simferopol July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Lubimov

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<p>Firefighters walk near an oil pipeline blast site in Dalian, Liaoning province early morning July 17, 2010. REUTERS/China Daily </p>

Firefighters walk near an oil pipeline blast site in Dalian, Liaoning province early morning July 17, 2010. REUTERS/China Daily

Firefighters walk near an oil pipeline blast site in Dalian, Liaoning province early morning July 17, 2010. REUTERS/China Daily

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<p>A woman escapes from a heatwave by swimming in the Dnipro river as temperatures reached 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit) in Kiev July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin </p>

A woman escapes from a heatwave by swimming in the Dnipro river as temperatures reached 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit) in Kiev July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

A woman escapes from a heatwave by swimming in the Dnipro river as temperatures reached 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit) in Kiev July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

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<p>Pakistan's Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani (2nd R) looks towards U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (2nd L) as commerce ministers Makhdoom Amin Fahim (R) of Pakistan and Anwar Ul Haq Ahady of Afghanistan sign agreements in Islamabad July 18, 2010. 
REUTERS/Adrees Latif </p>

Pakistan's Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani (2nd R) looks towards U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (2nd L) as commerce ministers Makhdoom Amin Fahim (R) of Pakistan and Anwar Ul Haq Ahady of Afghanistan sign agreements in Islamabad July 18,...more

Pakistan's Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani (2nd R) looks towards U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (2nd L) as commerce ministers Makhdoom Amin Fahim (R) of Pakistan and Anwar Ul Haq Ahady of Afghanistan sign agreements in Islamabad July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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