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<p>A video grab shows Sharon Lain, with a woman's girdle wrapped around her face as a make-shift mask, robbing an Oklahoma McDonald's. Lain, 51, an unemployed woman who said she was desperate for money has been arrested on charges she robbed the McDonald's. Authorities said Lain of Midwest City admitted to being the underwear-masked bandit who made off with the contents of a cash drawer from the fast-food restaurant around 3 a.m. on July 20, 2010. REUTERS/Midwest City Police Department/Handout </p>

A video grab shows Sharon Lain, with a woman's girdle wrapped around her face as a make-shift mask, robbing an Oklahoma McDonald's. Lain, 51, an unemployed woman who said she was desperate for money has been arrested on charges she robbed the...more

A video grab shows Sharon Lain, with a woman's girdle wrapped around her face as a make-shift mask, robbing an Oklahoma McDonald's. Lain, 51, an unemployed woman who said she was desperate for money has been arrested on charges she robbed the McDonald's. Authorities said Lain of Midwest City admitted to being the underwear-masked bandit who made off with the contents of a cash drawer from the fast-food restaurant around 3 a.m. on July 20, 2010. REUTERS/Midwest City Police Department/Handout

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<p>Men acting as knights re-enact during a celebration to mark the 600th anniversary of The Battle of Grunwald in Grunwald, northern Poland July 15, 2010. The battle was one of the largest battles in Medieval Europe and the most important victory in the history of Poland and Lithuania. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel </p>

Men acting as knights re-enact during a celebration to mark the 600th anniversary of The Battle of Grunwald in Grunwald, northern Poland July 15, 2010. The battle was one of the largest battles in Medieval Europe and the most important victory in the...more

Men acting as knights re-enact during a celebration to mark the 600th anniversary of The Battle of Grunwald in Grunwald, northern Poland July 15, 2010. The battle was one of the largest battles in Medieval Europe and the most important victory in the history of Poland and Lithuania. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

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<p>Martial arts performer Nawaf, 16, lies on a bed of nails during a public performance by the Dragon show team in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, July 16, 2010. The Senior Ulema Council, a regulatory body of religious leaders, in response to the media's sensationalizing of such stunts as "supernatural acts", has called for a ban this week on these acts which they say are "dupery and sorcery" and are "illegal ways to make a living", according to local reports. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed </p>

Martial arts performer Nawaf, 16, lies on a bed of nails during a public performance by the Dragon show team in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, July 16, 2010. The Senior Ulema Council, a regulatory body of religious leaders, in response to the media's...more

Martial arts performer Nawaf, 16, lies on a bed of nails during a public performance by the Dragon show team in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, July 16, 2010. The Senior Ulema Council, a regulatory body of religious leaders, in response to the media's sensationalizing of such stunts as "supernatural acts", has called for a ban this week on these acts which they say are "dupery and sorcery" and are "illegal ways to make a living", according to local reports. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed

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<p>Artist Lucy McRae of Australia puts safety pins on part of her body during the 'Rojo Nova work in progress' at the Museum of Image and Sound in Sao Paulo July 27, 2010. REUTERS/Nacho Doce </p>

Artist Lucy McRae of Australia puts safety pins on part of her body during the 'Rojo Nova work in progress' at the Museum of Image and Sound in Sao Paulo July 27, 2010. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Artist Lucy McRae of Australia puts safety pins on part of her body during the 'Rojo Nova work in progress' at the Museum of Image and Sound in Sao Paulo July 27, 2010. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

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<p>A Russian soldier carries a desk with his teeth during a ceremony celebrating Navy Day at the harbor of Russia's far eastern city of Vladivostok, July 25, 2010.  REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev </p>

A Russian soldier carries a desk with his teeth during a ceremony celebrating Navy Day at the harbor of Russia's far eastern city of Vladivostok, July 25, 2010. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev

A Russian soldier carries a desk with his teeth during a ceremony celebrating Navy Day at the harbor of Russia's far eastern city of Vladivostok, July 25, 2010. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev

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<p>Saxo Bank's Andy Schleck (R) of Luxembourg cycles with Astana's Alberto Contador of Spain during the 17th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Pau and Tourmalet pass, July 22, 2010. REUTERS/Bernard Papon/Pool </p>

Saxo Bank's Andy Schleck (R) of Luxembourg cycles with Astana's Alberto Contador of Spain during the 17th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Pau and Tourmalet pass, July 22, 2010. REUTERS/Bernard Papon/Pool

Saxo Bank's Andy Schleck (R) of Luxembourg cycles with Astana's Alberto Contador of Spain during the 17th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Pau and Tourmalet pass, July 22, 2010. REUTERS/Bernard Papon/Pool

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<p>A Japanese Spitz named Lucy is dyed as a bird for a pet colouring competition at a pet show in Taipei July 16, 2010. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang </p>

A Japanese Spitz named Lucy is dyed as a bird for a pet colouring competition at a pet show in Taipei July 16, 2010. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang

A Japanese Spitz named Lucy is dyed as a bird for a pet colouring competition at a pet show in Taipei July 16, 2010. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang

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<p>Model Liana N'Diaye wears a creation by Ivory Coast designer Anderson D during Dakar Fashion Week July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly </p>

Model Liana N'Diaye wears a creation by Ivory Coast designer Anderson D during Dakar Fashion Week July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Model Liana N'Diaye wears a creation by Ivory Coast designer Anderson D during Dakar Fashion Week July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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<p>Models present clothes made out of condoms at an exhibition during the 18th World Aids Conference in Vienna July 19, 2010. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer </p>

Models present clothes made out of condoms at an exhibition during the 18th World Aids Conference in Vienna July 19, 2010. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer

Models present clothes made out of condoms at an exhibition during the 18th World Aids Conference in Vienna July 19, 2010. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer

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<p>Three-year old Atithi KC sings as her father, Uddhab KC, looks on during the release of her first solo music album "Atithi" in Kathmandu July 18, 2010. Atithi is applying to the Guiness Book of World Records as the youngest singer to have an album released, according to the Nepal Tourism Board. REUTERS/Deepa Shrestha </p>

Three-year old Atithi KC sings as her father, Uddhab KC, looks on during the release of her first solo music album "Atithi" in Kathmandu July 18, 2010. Atithi is applying to the Guiness Book of World Records as the youngest singer to have an album...more

Three-year old Atithi KC sings as her father, Uddhab KC, looks on during the release of her first solo music album "Atithi" in Kathmandu July 18, 2010. Atithi is applying to the Guiness Book of World Records as the youngest singer to have an album released, according to the Nepal Tourism Board. REUTERS/Deepa Shrestha

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<p>Ramnath Choudhary, 65, displays his long moustache on a street in Jaipur, capital of India's desert state of Rajasthan July 28, 2010. Choudhary said he has not cut his moustache since 1990 as keeping a long moustache was a tradition of old Indian people, especially so for the Maharajas, and that he wanted to keep the tradition of ancient India alive. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma </p>

Ramnath Choudhary, 65, displays his long moustache on a street in Jaipur, capital of India's desert state of Rajasthan July 28, 2010. Choudhary said he has not cut his moustache since 1990 as keeping a long moustache was a tradition of old Indian...more

Ramnath Choudhary, 65, displays his long moustache on a street in Jaipur, capital of India's desert state of Rajasthan July 28, 2010. Choudhary said he has not cut his moustache since 1990 as keeping a long moustache was a tradition of old Indian people, especially so for the Maharajas, and that he wanted to keep the tradition of ancient India alive. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma

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<p>A model presents a creation by Colombian brand Maaji during the Colombiamoda fashion show in Medellin July 28, 2010. REUTERS/Fredy Amariles </p>

A model presents a creation by Colombian brand Maaji during the Colombiamoda fashion show in Medellin July 28, 2010. REUTERS/Fredy Amariles

A model presents a creation by Colombian brand Maaji during the Colombiamoda fashion show in Medellin July 28, 2010. REUTERS/Fredy Amariles

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<p>A biker rides his Harley-Davidson motorcycle as he parades through the streets of Lugano during the Swiss Harley Days event July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Fiorenzo Maffi </p>

A biker rides his Harley-Davidson motorcycle as he parades through the streets of Lugano during the Swiss Harley Days event July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Fiorenzo Maffi

A biker rides his Harley-Davidson motorcycle as he parades through the streets of Lugano during the Swiss Harley Days event July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Fiorenzo Maffi

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<p>A man rides his makeshift motorcycle during a bikers' festival in Logoisk, some 40 km (25 miles) northeast of Minsk, July 24, 2010. REUTERS/Alexandra Alexandrova </p>

A man rides his makeshift motorcycle during a bikers' festival in Logoisk, some 40 km (25 miles) northeast of Minsk, July 24, 2010. REUTERS/Alexandra Alexandrova

A man rides his makeshift motorcycle during a bikers' festival in Logoisk, some 40 km (25 miles) northeast of Minsk, July 24, 2010. REUTERS/Alexandra Alexandrova

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<p>A boy floats in an inflatable water ball at a pond in a park in Sofia July 20, 2010. Temperatures in Bulgaria topped 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit). REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov </p>

A boy floats in an inflatable water ball at a pond in a park in Sofia July 20, 2010. Temperatures in Bulgaria topped 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit). REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

A boy floats in an inflatable water ball at a pond in a park in Sofia July 20, 2010. Temperatures in Bulgaria topped 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit). REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

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<p>A heckler in his swimwear attempts to confront Australia's Federal Opposition leader Tony Abbott at a suburban shopping center in Melbourne July 19, 2010. REUTERS/Mick Tsikas </p>

A heckler in his swimwear attempts to confront Australia's Federal Opposition leader Tony Abbott at a suburban shopping center in Melbourne July 19, 2010. REUTERS/Mick Tsikas

A heckler in his swimwear attempts to confront Australia's Federal Opposition leader Tony Abbott at a suburban shopping center in Melbourne July 19, 2010. REUTERS/Mick Tsikas

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<p>A man known as "Mr. Pregnant" lies on the floor of a coffee shop after pretending to collapse during an improv stunt in New York City July 19, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi </p>

A man known as "Mr. Pregnant" lies on the floor of a coffee shop after pretending to collapse during an improv stunt in New York City July 19, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

A man known as "Mr. Pregnant" lies on the floor of a coffee shop after pretending to collapse during an improv stunt in New York City July 19, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>Mike Reeder takes his pet Giant Mexican Iguana, named Zeus, with him for a walk while meeting a friend for lunch in Vancouver, British Columbia July 28, 2010. Reeder said he likes to take Zeus outside as much as possible in the summer since the lizard is forced to stay indoors because of the cold weather at other times of the year. REUTERS/Andy Clark </p>

Mike Reeder takes his pet Giant Mexican Iguana, named Zeus, with him for a walk while meeting a friend for lunch in Vancouver, British Columbia July 28, 2010. Reeder said he likes to take Zeus outside as much as possible in the summer since the...more

Mike Reeder takes his pet Giant Mexican Iguana, named Zeus, with him for a walk while meeting a friend for lunch in Vancouver, British Columbia July 28, 2010. Reeder said he likes to take Zeus outside as much as possible in the summer since the lizard is forced to stay indoors because of the cold weather at other times of the year. REUTERS/Andy Clark

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<p>An unidentified man dressed as Darth Vader is seen robbing a Chase bank branch in Setauket, New York in this July 22, 2010 surveillance camera frame grab. Armed with a gun instead of a lightsaber, the man entered a Chase bank branch, about 50 miles east of New York City, on Thursday and demanded cash from a teller. He fled through a parking lot with an undisclosed amount of money. REUTERS/Suffolk County Police - Handout </p>

An unidentified man dressed as Darth Vader is seen robbing a Chase bank branch in Setauket, New York in this July 22, 2010 surveillance camera frame grab. Armed with a gun instead of a lightsaber, the man entered a Chase bank branch, about 50 miles...more

An unidentified man dressed as Darth Vader is seen robbing a Chase bank branch in Setauket, New York in this July 22, 2010 surveillance camera frame grab. Armed with a gun instead of a lightsaber, the man entered a Chase bank branch, about 50 miles east of New York City, on Thursday and demanded cash from a teller. He fled through a parking lot with an undisclosed amount of money. REUTERS/Suffolk County Police - Handout

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<p>Players from team Makulan Suo (orange) and FC Laakeri (green) show their backsides to spectators during a World Swamp Soccer Championship match in Hyrynsalmi, Finland, July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva </p>

Players from team Makulan Suo (orange) and FC Laakeri (green) show their backsides to spectators during a World Swamp Soccer Championship match in Hyrynsalmi, Finland, July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva

Players from team Makulan Suo (orange) and FC Laakeri (green) show their backsides to spectators during a World Swamp Soccer Championship match in Hyrynsalmi, Finland, July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva

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