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The overhead stage rigging collapses into the crowd in front of the stage at the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand at the Indiana State Fair, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in Indianapolis. Authorities say they have confirmed at least three deaths after the stage collapse, where the country group Sugarland was set to perform. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger)
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Students with their bodies painted from head to toe protest in front of La Moneda government palace in Santiago, Friday Aug. 12, 2011. Students have been striking for more than two months now and marching by the tens of thousands calling for free and equal quality education. The government of Chile is standing firm against social protests, saying education reform can only happen through official channels. (AP Photo/Roberto Candia)
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PORT ELIZABETH, SOUTH AFRICA - AUGUST 17: Adam Thomson of the New Zealand All Blacks strokes a Lion at the Seaview Lion Park on August 17, 2011 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)
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BERLIN, GERMANY - AUGUST 15: A toad walks across the fingers of the photographer in a forest near Schlachtensee Lake on August 15, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. The exceptionally rainy German summer has caused mushrooms of all types to flourish, much to the delight of mushroom gatherers, as well as created ideal conditions for animals like this toad. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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SHENZHEN, CHINA - AUGUST 15: Sandeep Nagar Anthal of India completes in Men's 100m Backstroke Heat during Swimming Day Two of the 26th Summer Universiade at Universiade Center on August 15, 2011 in Shenzhen, China. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)
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MUSSELBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 16: A Roe Deer runs across the first fairway during the Regional Qualifier of the Skins PGA Fourball championship at Musselburgh Golf Club, on August 16, 2011 in Musselburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
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Nuns from New York belonging to Sisters of Life, a female Roman Catholic religious order, fix a poster with the image of Jesus Christ after hanging it up on the wall in an improvised chapel at a sports stadium in Madrid Monday Aug. 15, 2011, ahead to the visit of Pope Benedict XVI in Madrid next Aug. 18- 21. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
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Holidaymakers, most with swimming rings, crowd in a salty swimming pool, locally known as "China's Dead Sea,'' as they wait for man-made waves coming to them during a hot summer day in Daying county in southwest China's Sichuan province, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011. (AP Photo) CHINA OUT
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Spain's King Juan Carlos, right, welcomes Pope Benedict XVI before a meeting at the Zarzuela Palace in Madrid, Friday, Aug. 19, 2011. The Pontiff is in Madrid for a four-day visit on the occasion of the Catholic Church's World Youth Day. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
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Lightning reveals a large layer of dust in the sky Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 in Gilbert, Ariz. The dust storm swept through Pinal County and headed northeast, reaching Phoenix at about 6 p.m. It was the third major dust storm to hit the Phoenix metro area since last month. (AP Photo/Matt York)  
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Pakistani boys swim in a puddle of rain water to cool off as the temperature rises on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Aug. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
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In this Monday, Aug. 15, 2011 photo, children watch, from behind a fence, the Deopokhari festival in Khokana, Katmandu, Nepal. The festival is held to appease, what locals believe is, a demon in the pond. Every year on this day cattle is sacrificed to the pond demon so that no human lives are lost drowning in the pond, what locals allege was a common occurrence before the festival began. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha) INDIAN SUB CONTINENT OUT
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A fisherman casts his fishing net on the shore of the Tonle Sap river in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Monday, Aug. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
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A pilot dips the basket of his hot-air balloon in the Androscoggin River in front of a couple in a canoe during the Great Falls Balloon Festival, Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, in Lewiston, Maine. More than 20 balloons launched at sunrise to kick off the three-day event. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
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KARACHI, PAKISTAN - AUGUST 14: A woman takes a ride on a camel as people gather at Seaview waterfront to celebrate Pakistan's Independence Day on August 14, 2011 in Karachi, Pakistan. Pakistan celebrated it's 64th Independence day on August 14, the day before Pakistan was made an independent country based on border lines created by the British during the end of their rule of India. Pakistan became an independent country in 1947. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)
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A supporter of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare displays his handcuffed hands in front of a portrait of Hazare during a protest against corruption in Hyderabad, India, Thursday, Aug.18, 2011. Hazare struck a deal with police early Thursday to hold a 15-day public hunger strike against graft, ending a bizarre standoff at a New Delhi prison in which the activist turned his brief detention into a sit-in protest. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
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Pakistani boys bathe in a watercourse after rainfall in Islamabad, Pakistan on Tuesday, Aug 16, 2011. (AP Photo/B.K.Bangash)
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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 16: A wave breaks on the rocks in front of fishermen at Cape Bank in La Perouse on February 20, 2011 in Sydney, Australia. The practice of fishing from rock platforms, cliffs and rocky outcrops is notoriously dangerous with many anglers per year being washed into the ocean by dangerous surf or unexpected large waves. Angling is often reported as the sport having the highest mortality rate on average due to fishermen drowning with rocking fishing contributing to a high number of these deaths. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
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As the sun rises a Palestinian Muslim man reads from the Quran during 'fajr', or early morning prayers, during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, at a mosque in the West Bank refugee camp of Jenin, Tuesday, Aug, 16, 2011. Muslims throughout the world are celebrating the holy fasting month of Ramadan when observants fast from dawn till dusk. (AP Photo/Mohammed Ballas)
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Members of the Spanish Legion, an elite unit of the Spanish Army, guard El Cristo de la Buena Muerte, or Christ of the Good Death, inside the military archbishop's Church ahead of Thursday's visit by Pope Benedict XVI in Madrid, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011. The ancient wooden sculpture is in Madrid for the Pope's visit and is on display outside of Malaga for the first time. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
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SARABURI, THAILAND - AUGUST 16: Islamic girls talk amongst themselves during line up before school begins at the Darunsat Wittaya school on August 16, 2011 in Saraburi, southern Thailand. Over 4,000 students attend classes at one of the largest private schools for Muslim boys and girls in the Pattani province where many Thai government schools are forced to use security in order to protect the teachers and students. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 18: A Bolivian Squirrel monkey plays with a toy football at London Zoo on August 18, 2011 in London, England. Male monkey Bounty has fathered eleven baby monkeys in the last three years since his arrival, enough to make up a football team. His latest offspring named Rolo was the eleventh and arrived last month. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
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The sun sets as amusement rides and fun continue on opening day of the Illinois State Fair, Friday Aug. 12, 2011 at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ill. The Illinois State Fair will run Aug. 12-21. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)
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A child flies a kite at sunset near the Black Sea village of Varvara some 450 kms (280 miles) south east of the Bulgaria capital Sofia, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Valentna Petrova)
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A Jordanian shepherd tends to his flock in Amman, Jordan, Wednesday, Aug. 17 , 2011. (AP Photo/Mohammad Hannon)
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MOGADISHU, SOMALIA - AUGUST 18: A girl runs to get in line for a cooked meal at a camp for Somalis displaced by drought and famine on August 18, 2011 in Mogadishu, Somalia. The UN estimates that more than 100,000 people have fled the countryside to Mogadishu in the last two months due to the crisis. Some 1.5 million Somalis are estimated displaced nationwide due to drought, famine and war. The UN is investigating an AP report that thousands of sacks of food aid for famine victims have been stolen and are for sale on the open market. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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A girl on the Galesburg High School volleyball team reacts as she gets to meet President Barack Obama as he visits the school, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011, in Galesburg, Ill., during his three-day economic bus tour. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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Pakistani girls attend a religious class in a mosque during the holy month of Ramadan, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011. Muslims around the world are observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan in which they refrain from eating, drinking, smoking and having sex from dawn to dusk. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
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Ultra Orthodox Jewish youths play inside a plastic ball in a theme park in an ultra Orthodox neighborhood in Jerusalem, Monday, Aug. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
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Lightning spreads across the sky over the Russian Orthodox Church of Three Saints in Garfield, N.J., during a storm on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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People pray during a procession honoring the Virgin Mary during Notre Dame celebrations at the earthquake damaged national cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Aug. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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In an Tuesday, August 16, 2011 photo, an individual runs down a dune after making it to the top during the Dune Climb along the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. (AP Photo/Record-Eagle, Keith King) MANDATORY CREDIT
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A child reaches out to touch a huge straw sandal dedicated to a Buddhist temple in Tokyo Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa)
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Tanker_Accident

Smoke continues to billow from the Argentine tanker Polaris after colliding with a Paraguayan tugboat at mile 333 of the Paraguay River, near Villeta City, some 30 miles south of Asuncion, Paraguay, Saturday Aug. 13, 2011. The ship, carrying thousands of gallons of fuel, caught fire Friday. Survivors told reporters that that all crew members survived but the head of prefecture of Argentina's Formosa province Jose Luis Dominguez said four people were still missing; two from Polaris and two from the tugboat. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev seen in a wetsuit after underwater shooting on holiday on the Volga River in Astrakhan region, about 1280 kilometers (800 miles) south of Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential Press Service)
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WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 16: Lockheed Martin's "Samurai Flyer", an aviation design inspired by the maple seed, flies during a demonstration at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Conference August 16, 2011 in Washington, DC. Lockheed Martin unveiled the new design and demonstrated vertical takeoff and landing, stable hover, and on-board video streaming of the aircraft during their demonstration. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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BRISTOL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 19: Adult flamingoes watch over the nine baby flamingoes born at Bristol Zoo on August 19, 2011 in Bristol, England. Nine flamingo chicks have hatched at Bristol Zoo Gardens in the last three months - the biggest number the Zoo has ever had. The chicks, which are Greater Flamingoes from Africa and southern Europe and range in age from four weeks to three months old, take the Zoo?s total flock to 38 birds. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 19: Stepan Tumpach of The Czxech Repubic in action in the Elite Men's Time Trial for the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup at the BMX Track - Olympic Park on August 19, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
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