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<p>A salesman, manning an exhibit of x-ray equipment, sleeps next to an image of a man with weapons attached to his body at the China International Exhibition on Police Equipment in Beijing April 21, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray </p>

A salesman, manning an exhibit of x-ray equipment, sleeps next to an image of a man with weapons attached to his body at the China International Exhibition on Police Equipment in Beijing April 21, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

A salesman, manning an exhibit of x-ray equipment, sleeps next to an image of a man with weapons attached to his body at the China International Exhibition on Police Equipment in Beijing April 21, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

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<p>Employees hold oversized Lejaby bra and panties as workers from the lingerie company, which also makes Rasurel swimwear, demonstrate to save jobs in front of their plant in Rillieux, near Lyon, France, April 12, 2010. The slogan reads "Save our jobs in France". REUTERS/Robert Pratta </p>

Employees hold oversized Lejaby bra and panties as workers from the lingerie company, which also makes Rasurel swimwear, demonstrate to save jobs in front of their plant in Rillieux, near Lyon, France, April 12, 2010. The slogan reads "Save our jobs...more

Employees hold oversized Lejaby bra and panties as workers from the lingerie company, which also makes Rasurel swimwear, demonstrate to save jobs in front of their plant in Rillieux, near Lyon, France, April 12, 2010. The slogan reads "Save our jobs in France". REUTERS/Robert Pratta

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<p>A dancer inserts a fork into his nose during the filming of a music video by Cuban director Arturo Santana in Havana April 14, 2010. The video, which pays tribute to Africa, is part of a 20 music video project which will compete with other Cuban filmmakers during the Premios Lucas Cuban video festival in November. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa </p>

A dancer inserts a fork into his nose during the filming of a music video by Cuban director Arturo Santana in Havana April 14, 2010. The video, which pays tribute to Africa, is part of a 20 music video project which will compete with other Cuban...more

A dancer inserts a fork into his nose during the filming of a music video by Cuban director Arturo Santana in Havana April 14, 2010. The video, which pays tribute to Africa, is part of a 20 music video project which will compete with other Cuban filmmakers during the Premios Lucas Cuban video festival in November. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa

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<p>A sailor lifts a weight comprised of tyres during a powerlifting competition for the Commander-in-Chief of the Pacific Fleet Cup in the city of Vladivostok, April 18, 2010. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev </p>

A sailor lifts a weight comprised of tyres during a powerlifting competition for the Commander-in-Chief of the Pacific Fleet Cup in the city of Vladivostok, April 18, 2010. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev

A sailor lifts a weight comprised of tyres during a powerlifting competition for the Commander-in-Chief of the Pacific Fleet Cup in the city of Vladivostok, April 18, 2010. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev

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<p>An elephant sprays water on tourists during the Songkran festival on Khao San road in Bangkok April 12, 2010. The Songkran festival marks the start of the new year in the traditional Thai calendar. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang </p>

An elephant sprays water on tourists during the Songkran festival on Khao San road in Bangkok April 12, 2010. The Songkran festival marks the start of the new year in the traditional Thai calendar. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

An elephant sprays water on tourists during the Songkran festival on Khao San road in Bangkok April 12, 2010. The Songkran festival marks the start of the new year in the traditional Thai calendar. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

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<p>A model shows a hairstyle during the Crystal Angel Festival in Kiev April 14, 2010. The annual international competition of hairdressers, fashion and design started in the Ukrainian capital. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich </p>

A model shows a hairstyle during the Crystal Angel Festival in Kiev April 14, 2010. The annual international competition of hairdressers, fashion and design started in the Ukrainian capital. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A model shows a hairstyle during the Crystal Angel Festival in Kiev April 14, 2010. The annual international competition of hairdressers, fashion and design started in the Ukrainian capital. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

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<p>A monkey drinks water from a pond at Shyambhu temple in Kathmandu April 17, 2010. REUTERS/Gopal Chitrakar </p>

A monkey drinks water from a pond at Shyambhu temple in Kathmandu April 17, 2010. REUTERS/Gopal Chitrakar

A monkey drinks water from a pond at Shyambhu temple in Kathmandu April 17, 2010. REUTERS/Gopal Chitrakar

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<p>Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade warms up before taking on the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of their NBA Eastern Conference basketball playoff series in Boston, Massachusetts April 20, 2010. REUTERS/Adam Hunger </p>

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade warms up before taking on the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of their NBA Eastern Conference basketball playoff series in Boston, Massachusetts April 20, 2010. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade warms up before taking on the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of their NBA Eastern Conference basketball playoff series in Boston, Massachusetts April 20, 2010. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

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<p>A snake slithers on a performer's head at the Al Masukef cultural festival in Qaseem 350 km (217 miles) north of Riyadh April 14, 2010. The festival showcases the cultural heritage of Saudi Arabia and will run from April 14-21. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed </p>

A snake slithers on a performer's head at the Al Masukef cultural festival in Qaseem 350 km (217 miles) north of Riyadh April 14, 2010. The festival showcases the cultural heritage of Saudi Arabia and will run from April 14-21. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed...more

A snake slithers on a performer's head at the Al Masukef cultural festival in Qaseem 350 km (217 miles) north of Riyadh April 14, 2010. The festival showcases the cultural heritage of Saudi Arabia and will run from April 14-21. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed

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<p>A labourer rests inside a concrete pipe near a residential area in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, China, April 16, 2010.  REUTERS/Stringer </p>

A labourer rests inside a concrete pipe near a residential area in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, China, April 16, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

A labourer rests inside a concrete pipe near a residential area in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, China, April 16, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Harish Chaturvedi, a yoga trainer, performs water yoga in a pool in Agra, India, April 13, 2010. Chaturvedi believes water yoga really boosts energy and helps ward off disease. He focuses on children, and runs regular classes at the swimming pool of a local sports stadium. REUTERS/Brijesh Kumar Singh </p>

Harish Chaturvedi, a yoga trainer, performs water yoga in a pool in Agra, India, April 13, 2010. Chaturvedi believes water yoga really boosts energy and helps ward off disease. He focuses on children, and runs regular classes at the swimming pool of...more

Harish Chaturvedi, a yoga trainer, performs water yoga in a pool in Agra, India, April 13, 2010. Chaturvedi believes water yoga really boosts energy and helps ward off disease. He focuses on children, and runs regular classes at the swimming pool of a local sports stadium. REUTERS/Brijesh Kumar Singh

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<p>A man slides down a greased wooden pole while attempting to reach a flag at the top for a cash prize in Kelaniya village, 10 km (6 miles) from Colombo April 16, 2010. The pole climb is a traditional part of Sri Lanka's Sinhala and Tamil New Year celebrations. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds </p>

A man slides down a greased wooden pole while attempting to reach a flag at the top for a cash prize in Kelaniya village, 10 km (6 miles) from Colombo April 16, 2010. The pole climb is a traditional part of Sri Lanka's Sinhala and Tamil New Year...more

A man slides down a greased wooden pole while attempting to reach a flag at the top for a cash prize in Kelaniya village, 10 km (6 miles) from Colombo April 16, 2010. The pole climb is a traditional part of Sri Lanka's Sinhala and Tamil New Year celebrations. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

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<p>US Park Police Officer Calvin Covington gets to the front of the line with his horse Harper to mail his family's income tax returns at a mobile post office near the Internal Revenue Service building in downtown Washington, April 15, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst </p>

US Park Police Officer Calvin Covington gets to the front of the line with his horse Harper to mail his family's income tax returns at a mobile post office near the Internal Revenue Service building in downtown Washington, April 15, 2010....more

US Park Police Officer Calvin Covington gets to the front of the line with his horse Harper to mail his family's income tax returns at a mobile post office near the Internal Revenue Service building in downtown Washington, April 15, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>Farmer Wu Yulu, 48, pumps air to a wheel of a cart pulled by his walking robot near his home in a village at the outskirts of Beijing April 14, 2010. Hobby inventor Wu, who started to build robots in 1986, has invented 47 robots that can perform different functions like jumping, painting, drinking, pulling carts, massaging and helping with cooking. He will display more than 30 of his robots during the Shanghai World Expo 2010, where he hopes to promote the practical uses of his robots. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic </p>

Farmer Wu Yulu, 48, pumps air to a wheel of a cart pulled by his walking robot near his home in a village at the outskirts of Beijing April 14, 2010. Hobby inventor Wu, who started to build robots in 1986, has invented 47 robots that can perform...more

Farmer Wu Yulu, 48, pumps air to a wheel of a cart pulled by his walking robot near his home in a village at the outskirts of Beijing April 14, 2010. Hobby inventor Wu, who started to build robots in 1986, has invented 47 robots that can perform different functions like jumping, painting, drinking, pulling carts, massaging and helping with cooking. He will display more than 30 of his robots during the Shanghai World Expo 2010, where he hopes to promote the practical uses of his robots. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

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<p>Egyptian Ragab Cobra, 22, holds tourists while lying on a box of steel screws in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, April 20, 2010. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh </p>

Egyptian Ragab Cobra, 22, holds tourists while lying on a box of steel screws in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, April 20, 2010. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Egyptian Ragab Cobra, 22, holds tourists while lying on a box of steel screws in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, April 20, 2010. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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<p>A flash mob takes part in a ten-minute pillow fight in Frankfurt, Germany, April 17, 2010. The event, which over a hundred people participated in, was organised through social networks. REUTERS/Johannes Eisele </p>

A flash mob takes part in a ten-minute pillow fight in Frankfurt, Germany, April 17, 2010. The event, which over a hundred people participated in, was organised through social networks. REUTERS/Johannes Eisele

A flash mob takes part in a ten-minute pillow fight in Frankfurt, Germany, April 17, 2010. The event, which over a hundred people participated in, was organised through social networks. REUTERS/Johannes Eisele

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