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Los Angeles port workers return to work after strike

A cargo ship is pictured at the Port of Long Beach, California December 4, 2012. Striking harbor clerks and management at the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach agreed to federal mediation on Tuesday in a bid to end a week-old labor clash that has idled most of America's biggest cargo shipping complex. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A cargo ship is pictured at the Port of Long Beach, California December 4, 2012. Striking harbor clerks and management at the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach agreed to federal mediation on Tuesday in a bid to end a week-old labor clash that...more

A cargo ship is pictured at the Port of Long Beach, California December 4, 2012. Striking harbor clerks and management at the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach agreed to federal mediation on Tuesday in a bid to end a week-old labor clash that has idled most of America's biggest cargo shipping complex. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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A cargo ship is anchored outside the Port of Long Beach, California December 4, 2012. Striking harbor clerks and management at the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach agreed to federal mediation on Tuesday in a bid to end a week-old labor clash that has idled most of America's biggest cargo shipping complex. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A cargo ship is anchored outside the Port of Long Beach, California December 4, 2012. Striking harbor clerks and management at the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach agreed to federal mediation on Tuesday in a bid to end a week-old labor clash...more

A cargo ship is anchored outside the Port of Long Beach, California December 4, 2012. Striking harbor clerks and management at the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach agreed to federal mediation on Tuesday in a bid to end a week-old labor clash that has idled most of America's biggest cargo shipping complex. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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A cargo ship is anchored outside the Port of Long Beach, California December 4, 2012. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A cargo ship is anchored outside the Port of Long Beach, California December 4, 2012. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A cargo ship is anchored outside the Port of Long Beach, California December 4, 2012. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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