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<p>Residents gather at the site of a bomb attack that occurred in Basra, 420 km (260 miles) southeast of Baghdad, May 10, 2010. Bombers and gunmen seen as linked to a battered but still lethal al Qaeda killed at least 80 people on Monday in a day-long wave of attacks on markets, a textile factory, checkpoints and other sites across Iraq.   REUTERS/Atef Hassan</p>

Residents gather at the site of a bomb attack that occurred in Basra, 420 km (260 miles) southeast of Baghdad, May 10, 2010. Bombers and gunmen seen as linked to a battered but still lethal al Qaeda killed at least 80 people on Monday in a day-long...more

Residents gather at the site of a bomb attack that occurred in Basra, 420 km (260 miles) southeast of Baghdad, May 10, 2010. Bombers and gunmen seen as linked to a battered but still lethal al Qaeda killed at least 80 people on Monday in a day-long wave of attacks on markets, a textile factory, checkpoints and other sites across Iraq. REUTERS/Atef Hassan

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<p>A Buddhist monk uses clappers while sitting in a tent in the anti-government protesters' encampment in Bangkok's main shopping district May 10, 2010.   REUTERS/Caren Firouz</p>

A Buddhist monk uses clappers while sitting in a tent in the anti-government protesters' encampment in Bangkok's main shopping district May 10, 2010. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

A Buddhist monk uses clappers while sitting in a tent in the anti-government protesters' encampment in Bangkok's main shopping district May 10, 2010. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

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<p>Workers pose for a photo after positioning a giant canvas of the official poster of the 63rd Cannes Film Festival on the facade of the Festival Palace in Cannes May 10, 2010.   REUTERS/Eric Gaillard</p>

Workers pose for a photo after positioning a giant canvas of the official poster of the 63rd Cannes Film Festival on the facade of the Festival Palace in Cannes May 10, 2010. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Workers pose for a photo after positioning a giant canvas of the official poster of the 63rd Cannes Film Festival on the facade of the Festival Palace in Cannes May 10, 2010. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

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<p>Pedestrians walk past an installation art piece titled "The Public Purse" by Simon Perry in Central Melbourne May 11, 2010.   REUTERS/Mick Tsikas</p>

Pedestrians walk past an installation art piece titled "The Public Purse" by Simon Perry in Central Melbourne May 11, 2010. REUTERS/Mick Tsikas

Pedestrians walk past an installation art piece titled "The Public Purse" by Simon Perry in Central Melbourne May 11, 2010. REUTERS/Mick Tsikas

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<p>Mariachis head home after a day of playing music at the General Cemetery in Guatemala City May 10, 2010. The musicians spent the day performing for people visiting the graves of their mothers on Mother's Day, which falls on May 10 in Guatemala.   REUTERS/Daniel LeClair</p>

Mariachis head home after a day of playing music at the General Cemetery in Guatemala City May 10, 2010. The musicians spent the day performing for people visiting the graves of their mothers on Mother's Day, which falls on May 10 in Guatemala. ...more

Mariachis head home after a day of playing music at the General Cemetery in Guatemala City May 10, 2010. The musicians spent the day performing for people visiting the graves of their mothers on Mother's Day, which falls on May 10 in Guatemala. REUTERS/Daniel LeClair

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<p>A model presents a creation by Georgian designer George Shaghashvili during Tbilisi Fashion Week May 10, 2010.   REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili</p>

A model presents a creation by Georgian designer George Shaghashvili during Tbilisi Fashion Week May 10, 2010. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

A model presents a creation by Georgian designer George Shaghashvili during Tbilisi Fashion Week May 10, 2010. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

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<p>A man leaves the Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, May 11, 2010.   REUTERS/Daniel Munoz</p>

A man leaves the Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, May 11, 2010. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

A man leaves the Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, May 11, 2010. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

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<p>Denmark's Hans Andersen drives in front of Denmark's Nicki Pedersen and Australia's Jason Crump during the fifth heat of Swedish Speedway Grand Prix at Ullevi Stadium in Goteborg May 8, 2010.   REUTERS/Bjorn Larsson Rosvall/Scanpix</p>

Denmark's Hans Andersen drives in front of Denmark's Nicki Pedersen and Australia's Jason Crump during the fifth heat of Swedish Speedway Grand Prix at Ullevi Stadium in Goteborg May 8, 2010. REUTERS/Bjorn Larsson Rosvall/Scanpix

Denmark's Hans Andersen drives in front of Denmark's Nicki Pedersen and Australia's Jason Crump during the fifth heat of Swedish Speedway Grand Prix at Ullevi Stadium in Goteborg May 8, 2010. REUTERS/Bjorn Larsson Rosvall/Scanpix

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<p>Palestinians attend a rally near Erez crossing between Israel and northern Gaza Strip May 10, 2010, calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails.   REUTERS/Suhaib Salem</p>

Palestinians attend a rally near Erez crossing between Israel and northern Gaza Strip May 10, 2010, calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Palestinians attend a rally near Erez crossing between Israel and northern Gaza Strip May 10, 2010, calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

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<p>Three year-old Morgan Edmonds plays in the surf as a clean-up crew combs the beach on Dauphin Island, Alabama May 10, 2010, two days after tar balls washed up onshore.    REUTERS/Brian Snyder</p>

Three year-old Morgan Edmonds plays in the surf as a clean-up crew combs the beach on Dauphin Island, Alabama May 10, 2010, two days after tar balls washed up onshore. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Three year-old Morgan Edmonds plays in the surf as a clean-up crew combs the beach on Dauphin Island, Alabama May 10, 2010, two days after tar balls washed up onshore. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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<p>Flip flops depicting Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva (top) and Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban are seen during an anti-government "red shirt" rally at their encampment in Bangkok's main shopping district May 10, 2010.    REUTERS/Jerry Lampen</p>

Flip flops depicting Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva (top) and Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban are seen during an anti-government "red shirt" rally at their encampment in Bangkok's main shopping district May 10, 2010. ...more

Flip flops depicting Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva (top) and Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban are seen during an anti-government "red shirt" rally at their encampment in Bangkok's main shopping district May 10, 2010. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

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<p>Catholic priests walk inside Myeongdong Cathedral during a mass prayer demanding the Four River Restoration Project to be stopped, in Seoul May 10, 2010.    REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak</p>

Catholic priests walk inside Myeongdong Cathedral during a mass prayer demanding the Four River Restoration Project to be stopped, in Seoul May 10, 2010. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak

Catholic priests walk inside Myeongdong Cathedral during a mass prayer demanding the Four River Restoration Project to be stopped, in Seoul May 10, 2010. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak

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<p>People line up to vote in a public school in Las Pinas, Philippines, May 10, 2010.   REUTERS/Nicky Loh</p>

People line up to vote in a public school in Las Pinas, Philippines, May 10, 2010. REUTERS/Nicky Loh

People line up to vote in a public school in Las Pinas, Philippines, May 10, 2010. REUTERS/Nicky Loh

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<p>President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden (L) escort nominee for Supreme Court Justice, Solicitor General Elena Kagan (C), in the Cross Hall at the White House in Washington May 10, 2010. Kagan is Obama's choice to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.    REUTERS/Larry Downing</p>

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden (L) escort nominee for Supreme Court Justice, Solicitor General Elena Kagan (C), in the Cross Hall at the White House in Washington May 10, 2010. Kagan is Obama's choice to replace retiring Supreme...more

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden (L) escort nominee for Supreme Court Justice, Solicitor General Elena Kagan (C), in the Cross Hall at the White House in Washington May 10, 2010. Kagan is Obama's choice to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. REUTERS/Larry Downing

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<p>German Bundeswehr army soldiers with the 3rd company of the Quick Reaction Force QRF take a break in their sleeping room in a combat outpost in Chahar Dara district on the outskirts of Kunduz, northern Afghanistan, May 10, 2010. The sign reads, "Presidential suite".   REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch</p>

German Bundeswehr army soldiers with the 3rd company of the Quick Reaction Force QRF take a break in their sleeping room in a combat outpost in Chahar Dara district on the outskirts of Kunduz, northern Afghanistan, May 10, 2010. The sign reads,...more

German Bundeswehr army soldiers with the 3rd company of the Quick Reaction Force QRF take a break in their sleeping room in a combat outpost in Chahar Dara district on the outskirts of Kunduz, northern Afghanistan, May 10, 2010. The sign reads, "Presidential suite". REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

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<p>People look at performers in identical bright yellow dresses walk across the top of an eight foot (2.4 meters) high yellow box as part of the "Walk the Walk" art project by Kate Gilmore at Bryant Park in New York May 10, 2010.    REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton</p>

People look at performers in identical bright yellow dresses walk across the top of an eight foot (2.4 meters) high yellow box as part of the "Walk the Walk" art project by Kate Gilmore at Bryant Park in New York May 10, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon...more

People look at performers in identical bright yellow dresses walk across the top of an eight foot (2.4 meters) high yellow box as part of the "Walk the Walk" art project by Kate Gilmore at Bryant Park in New York May 10, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>Igorot tribesman Nicolas Cawed, 66, and his daughter Mia Nicole, 20, fill up an official ballot before casting it on an automated machine during voting in Baguio city, north of Manila, May 10, 2010.   REUTERS/Harley Palangchiao</p>

Igorot tribesman Nicolas Cawed, 66, and his daughter Mia Nicole, 20, fill up an official ballot before casting it on an automated machine during voting in Baguio city, north of Manila, May 10, 2010. REUTERS/Harley Palangchiao

Igorot tribesman Nicolas Cawed, 66, and his daughter Mia Nicole, 20, fill up an official ballot before casting it on an automated machine during voting in Baguio city, north of Manila, May 10, 2010. REUTERS/Harley Palangchiao

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<p>Bolivian mine leader Pedro Montes (C) leads a march, during an indefinite strike to demand higher pay, near Caracollo on the road between Oruro and La Paz, Bolivia, May 10, 2010.    REUTERS/David Mercado</p>

Bolivian mine leader Pedro Montes (C) leads a march, during an indefinite strike to demand higher pay, near Caracollo on the road between Oruro and La Paz, Bolivia, May 10, 2010. REUTERS/David Mercado

Bolivian mine leader Pedro Montes (C) leads a march, during an indefinite strike to demand higher pay, near Caracollo on the road between Oruro and La Paz, Bolivia, May 10, 2010. REUTERS/David Mercado

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<p>An England fan (C) talks on the telephone in the company of friends after the Super 8 match between England and New Zealand at Beausejour Cricket Ground during the ICC World Twenty20 cricket tournament in Gros Islet, St. Lucia, May 10, 2010. REUTERS/Philip Brown</p>

An England fan (C) talks on the telephone in the company of friends after the Super 8 match between England and New Zealand at Beausejour Cricket Ground during the ICC World Twenty20 cricket tournament in Gros Islet, St. Lucia, May 10, 2010....more

An England fan (C) talks on the telephone in the company of friends after the Super 8 match between England and New Zealand at Beausejour Cricket Ground during the ICC World Twenty20 cricket tournament in Gros Islet, St. Lucia, May 10, 2010. REUTERS/Philip Brown

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<p>Workers in a newly completed building can be seen through a large glass window in central Beijing May 10, 2010.   REUTERS/David Gray</p>

Workers in a newly completed building can be seen through a large glass window in central Beijing May 10, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

Workers in a newly completed building can be seen through a large glass window in central Beijing May 10, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

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<p>Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown delivers a statement outside his official residence of 10 Downing Street in London May 10, 2010.    REUTERS/Paul Hackett</p>

Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown delivers a statement outside his official residence of 10 Downing Street in London May 10, 2010. REUTERS/Paul Hackett

Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown delivers a statement outside his official residence of 10 Downing Street in London May 10, 2010. REUTERS/Paul Hackett

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<p>Miners take a break in a coal mine in Turkey's Black Sea city of Zonguldak May 10, 2010. Zonguldak's coal mines hold the most important hard coal reserves of Turkey. According to the numbers given by Turkey's Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, the total coal reserve in Zonguldak province is 1,344 billion tons, while visible reserve here is at the level of 550 million tons.  REUTERS/Osman Orsal</p>

Miners take a break in a coal mine in Turkey's Black Sea city of Zonguldak May 10, 2010. Zonguldak's coal mines hold the most important hard coal reserves of Turkey. According to the numbers given by Turkey's Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources,...more

Miners take a break in a coal mine in Turkey's Black Sea city of Zonguldak May 10, 2010. Zonguldak's coal mines hold the most important hard coal reserves of Turkey. According to the numbers given by Turkey's Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, the total coal reserve in Zonguldak province is 1,344 billion tons, while visible reserve here is at the level of 550 million tons. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

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<p>Farmer Shu Mansheng prepares to take off with his homemade ultralight aircraft in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, May 10, 2010.    REUTERS/China Daily</p>

Farmer Shu Mansheng prepares to take off with his homemade ultralight aircraft in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, May 10, 2010. REUTERS/China Daily

Farmer Shu Mansheng prepares to take off with his homemade ultralight aircraft in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, May 10, 2010. REUTERS/China Daily

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<p>A man fills out his vote ballot in a classroom during the Philippines presidential election in Pasay City, Manila May 10, 2010.   REUTERS/Nicky Loh</p>

A man fills out his vote ballot in a classroom during the Philippines presidential election in Pasay City, Manila May 10, 2010. REUTERS/Nicky Loh

A man fills out his vote ballot in a classroom during the Philippines presidential election in Pasay City, Manila May 10, 2010. REUTERS/Nicky Loh

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