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<p>A child casts a shadow on an umbrella while playing in the centre of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk October 11, 2009.    REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin</p>

A child casts a shadow on an umbrella while playing in the centre of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

A child casts a shadow on an umbrella while playing in the centre of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

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<p>Sailing boats gather at the start of the Barcolana regatta in front of Trieste harbour October 11, 2009.    REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini</p>

Sailing boats gather at the start of the Barcolana regatta in front of Trieste harbour October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Sailing boats gather at the start of the Barcolana regatta in front of Trieste harbour October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

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<p>A boy dressed as an angel participates with thousands of Roman Catholic pilgrims in the annual Cirio de Nazare procession, the country's biggest religious festival, in the city of Belem, at the mouth of the Amazon River October 11, 2009. More than one million Catholics, many of them from communities along the Amazon River's tributaries, converged on Our Lady of Nazareth basilica to participate.    REUTERS/Paulo Santos</p>

A boy dressed as an angel participates with thousands of Roman Catholic pilgrims in the annual Cirio de Nazare procession, the country's biggest religious festival, in the city of Belem, at the mouth of the Amazon River October 11, 2009. More than...more

A boy dressed as an angel participates with thousands of Roman Catholic pilgrims in the annual Cirio de Nazare procession, the country's biggest religious festival, in the city of Belem, at the mouth of the Amazon River October 11, 2009. More than one million Catholics, many of them from communities along the Amazon River's tributaries, converged on Our Lady of Nazareth basilica to participate. REUTERS/Paulo Santos

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<p>Children from flood-hit town Rosales, Pangasinan wait for the distribution of relief supplies by U.S. Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit in northern Philippines October 11, 2009. Rescue teams, using shovels and bare hands, searched on Sunday for more bodies under tonnes of mud and debris in the northern Philippines as officials counted the cost on crops and property from two typhoons this month.   REUTERS/Erik de Castro</p>

Children from flood-hit town Rosales, Pangasinan wait for the distribution of relief supplies by U.S. Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit in northern Philippines October 11, 2009. Rescue teams, using shovels and bare hands, searched on Sunday for...more

Children from flood-hit town Rosales, Pangasinan wait for the distribution of relief supplies by U.S. Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit in northern Philippines October 11, 2009. Rescue teams, using shovels and bare hands, searched on Sunday for more bodies under tonnes of mud and debris in the northern Philippines as officials counted the cost on crops and property from two typhoons this month. REUTERS/Erik de Castro

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<p>Residents walk past a house toppled by a landslide on a road in Burgos, La Union, northern Philippines October 11, 2009.     REUTERS/Frederick Lee</p>

Residents walk past a house toppled by a landslide on a road in Burgos, La Union, northern Philippines October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Frederick Lee

Residents walk past a house toppled by a landslide on a road in Burgos, La Union, northern Philippines October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Frederick Lee

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<p>A visitor attends the 50th annual October Art Salon in Belgrade October 11, 2009. The event, which was established in 1960 as an exhibition of the best works in the sphere of fine arts, had been promoting only Serbian artists till 2004, when it became an international event.   REUTERS/Djordje Kojadinovic</p>

A visitor attends the 50th annual October Art Salon in Belgrade October 11, 2009. The event, which was established in 1960 as an exhibition of the best works in the sphere of fine arts, had been promoting only Serbian artists till 2004, when it...more

A visitor attends the 50th annual October Art Salon in Belgrade October 11, 2009. The event, which was established in 1960 as an exhibition of the best works in the sphere of fine arts, had been promoting only Serbian artists till 2004, when it became an international event. REUTERS/Djordje Kojadinovic

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<p>A model presents a creation by Portuguese designer Lara Torres during the Lisbon Fashion Week in Cascais October 11, 2009.   Reuters/Hugo Correia</p>

A model presents a creation by Portuguese designer Lara Torres during the Lisbon Fashion Week in Cascais October 11, 2009. Reuters/Hugo Correia

A model presents a creation by Portuguese designer Lara Torres during the Lisbon Fashion Week in Cascais October 11, 2009. Reuters/Hugo Correia

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<p>Czech jockey Josef Vana tries to kiss his Polish horse Tiumen after winning the 119th Velka Pardubicka Steeplechase horse race in Pardubice October 11, 2009.   REUTERS/David W Cerny </p>

Czech jockey Josef Vana tries to kiss his Polish horse Tiumen after winning the 119th Velka Pardubicka Steeplechase horse race in Pardubice October 11, 2009. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Czech jockey Josef Vana tries to kiss his Polish horse Tiumen after winning the 119th Velka Pardubicka Steeplechase horse race in Pardubice October 11, 2009. REUTERS/David W Cerny

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<p>Secretary of State Hillary Clinton looks up as she addresses the media, before holding talks focusing on political developments in Northern Ireland with Ireland's Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Brian Cowen, in Dublin October 11, 2009.    REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton</p>

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton looks up as she addresses the media, before holding talks focusing on political developments in Northern Ireland with Ireland's Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Brian Cowen, in Dublin October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Cathal...more

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton looks up as she addresses the media, before holding talks focusing on political developments in Northern Ireland with Ireland's Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Brian Cowen, in Dublin October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>Los Angeles Angels Torii Hunter is jeered by Boston Red Sox fans as he strikes out during the eighth inning of their MLB American League Division Series playoff game in Boston October 11, 2009.    REUTERS/Brian Snyder</p>

Los Angeles Angels Torii Hunter is jeered by Boston Red Sox fans as he strikes out during the eighth inning of their MLB American League Division Series playoff game in Boston October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Los Angeles Angels Torii Hunter is jeered by Boston Red Sox fans as he strikes out during the eighth inning of their MLB American League Division Series playoff game in Boston October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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<p>Actress Hayden Panettiere poses at the 6th Annual Hollywood Style awards at the Armand Hammer museum in Los Angeles October 11, 2009.    REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni</p>

Actress Hayden Panettiere poses at the 6th Annual Hollywood Style awards at the Armand Hammer museum in Los Angeles October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Actress Hayden Panettiere poses at the 6th Annual Hollywood Style awards at the Armand Hammer museum in Los Angeles October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>Pro-solidarity activists take part in a protest against immigration policies near the border between Morocco and Spain, in Findeq October 11, 2009. The banner says, "Respect for Human Rights at the borders".   REUTERS/Rafael Marchante</p>

Pro-solidarity activists take part in a protest against immigration policies near the border between Morocco and Spain, in Findeq October 11, 2009. The banner says, "Respect for Human Rights at the borders". REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Pro-solidarity activists take part in a protest against immigration policies near the border between Morocco and Spain, in Findeq October 11, 2009. The banner says, "Respect for Human Rights at the borders". REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

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<p>People dressed in historical uniforms of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA), which fought both Nazi and Soviet forces in World War Two, march along the centre of Lviv October 11, 2009.     REUTERS/Vitaly Hrabar</p>

People dressed in historical uniforms of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA), which fought both Nazi and Soviet forces in World War Two, march along the centre of Lviv October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Vitaly Hrabar

People dressed in historical uniforms of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA), which fought both Nazi and Soviet forces in World War Two, march along the centre of Lviv October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Vitaly Hrabar

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<p>Residents queue for medical treatment at a makeshift hospital after an earthquake in Padang, Indonesia's West Sumatra province October 11, 2009.    REUTERS/Crack Palinggi</p>

Residents queue for medical treatment at a makeshift hospital after an earthquake in Padang, Indonesia's West Sumatra province October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Crack Palinggi

Residents queue for medical treatment at a makeshift hospital after an earthquake in Padang, Indonesia's West Sumatra province October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Crack Palinggi

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<p>New Zealand's Katrina Grant (L) challenges for the ball with Jamaica's Romelda Aiken during their World Netball Series final match in Manchester, October 11, 2009.   REUTERS/Nigel Roddis</p>

New Zealand's Katrina Grant (L) challenges for the ball with Jamaica's Romelda Aiken during their World Netball Series final match in Manchester, October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

New Zealand's Katrina Grant (L) challenges for the ball with Jamaica's Romelda Aiken during their World Netball Series final match in Manchester, October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

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<p>The Russian Soyuz space capsule lands with Expedition 20 Commander Gennady Padalka of Russia, Flight Engineer Michael Barratt of the U.S. and Canadian circus billionaire Guy Laliberte in the vast steppe near the town of Arkalyk in northern Kazakhstan October 11, 2009.   REUTERS/Yuri Kochetkov/Pool</p>

The Russian Soyuz space capsule lands with Expedition 20 Commander Gennady Padalka of Russia, Flight Engineer Michael Barratt of the U.S. and Canadian circus billionaire Guy Laliberte in the vast steppe near the town of Arkalyk in northern Kazakhstan...more

The Russian Soyuz space capsule lands with Expedition 20 Commander Gennady Padalka of Russia, Flight Engineer Michael Barratt of the U.S. and Canadian circus billionaire Guy Laliberte in the vast steppe near the town of Arkalyk in northern Kazakhstan October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Yuri Kochetkov/Pool

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<p>Stranded commuters take the risk of crossing the eroded portion of Marcos Highway in Tuba, Benguet, north of Manila, October 11, 2009 after Typhoon Parma battered northern Luzon.    REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Stranded commuters take the risk of crossing the eroded portion of Marcos Highway in Tuba, Benguet, north of Manila, October 11, 2009 after Typhoon Parma battered northern Luzon. REUTERS/Stringer

Stranded commuters take the risk of crossing the eroded portion of Marcos Highway in Tuba, Benguet, north of Manila, October 11, 2009 after Typhoon Parma battered northern Luzon. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A dog sits next to indigenous Colombians as they take part in a rally in Piendamo province, Cauca, October 11, 2009. The rally was held to draw attention to the effects of global warming on the world.    REUTERS/Jaime Saldarriaga</p>

A dog sits next to indigenous Colombians as they take part in a rally in Piendamo province, Cauca, October 11, 2009. The rally was held to draw attention to the effects of global warming on the world. REUTERS/Jaime Saldarriaga

A dog sits next to indigenous Colombians as they take part in a rally in Piendamo province, Cauca, October 11, 2009. The rally was held to draw attention to the effects of global warming on the world. REUTERS/Jaime Saldarriaga

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<p>President Barack Obama (L), his wife Michelle (2nd R) and daughters Sasha (2nd L) and Malia (R) walk to the White House after attending a Sunday morning church service at St. John's Church in Washington, October 11, 2009.    REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

President Barack Obama (L), his wife Michelle (2nd R) and daughters Sasha (2nd L) and Malia (R) walk to the White House after attending a Sunday morning church service at St. John's Church in Washington, October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst more

President Barack Obama (L), his wife Michelle (2nd R) and daughters Sasha (2nd L) and Malia (R) walk to the White House after attending a Sunday morning church service at St. John's Church in Washington, October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>Riders clear the "Big Taxis fence" obstacle during the 119th Velka Pardubicka Steeplechase horse race in Pardubice October 11, 2009.    REUTERS/Petr Josek</p>

Riders clear the "Big Taxis fence" obstacle during the 119th Velka Pardubicka Steeplechase horse race in Pardubice October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Petr Josek

Riders clear the "Big Taxis fence" obstacle during the 119th Velka Pardubicka Steeplechase horse race in Pardubice October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Petr Josek

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<p>New York Giants backup quarterback David Carr (C) celebrates with center Shaun O'Hara (L) and guard Rich Seubert (69) after he ran for a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders in the third quarter of their National Football League game in East Rutherford, New Jersey, October 11, 2009.    REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine</p>

New York Giants backup quarterback David Carr (C) celebrates with center Shaun O'Hara (L) and guard Rich Seubert (69) after he ran for a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders in the third quarter of their National Football League game in East...more

New York Giants backup quarterback David Carr (C) celebrates with center Shaun O'Hara (L) and guard Rich Seubert (69) after he ran for a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders in the third quarter of their National Football League game in East Rutherford, New Jersey, October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine

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<p>U.S. Marines use Hide's camera to scan the fingerprints and iris of an Afghani villager during a patrol to collect information on villagers close to Barcha village in Helmand province, October 11, 2009. Hide is an identification system using fingerprint and retinal scans.   REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih</p>

U.S. Marines use Hide's camera to scan the fingerprints and iris of an Afghani villager during a patrol to collect information on villagers close to Barcha village in Helmand province, October 11, 2009. Hide is an identification system using...more

U.S. Marines use Hide's camera to scan the fingerprints and iris of an Afghani villager during a patrol to collect information on villagers close to Barcha village in Helmand province, October 11, 2009. Hide is an identification system using fingerprint and retinal scans. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

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<p>Television personality Kimberly Kardashian blows a kiss at photographers at the 6th Annual Hollywood Style awards at the Armand Hammer museum in Los Angeles October 11, 2009.    REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni</p>

Television personality Kimberly Kardashian blows a kiss at photographers at the 6th Annual Hollywood Style awards at the Armand Hammer museum in Los Angeles October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Television personality Kimberly Kardashian blows a kiss at photographers at the 6th Annual Hollywood Style awards at the Armand Hammer museum in Los Angeles October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>Honduras' ousted President Manuel Zelaya (L) and his wife Xiomara Castro greet their granddaughter Irene Melara, 4, inside Brazil's embassy in Tegucigalpa October 11, 2009.   REUTERS/Edgard Garrido</p>

Honduras' ousted President Manuel Zelaya (L) and his wife Xiomara Castro greet their granddaughter Irene Melara, 4, inside Brazil's embassy in Tegucigalpa October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Honduras' ousted President Manuel Zelaya (L) and his wife Xiomara Castro greet their granddaughter Irene Melara, 4, inside Brazil's embassy in Tegucigalpa October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

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