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Wednesday, August 19, 2009
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Greenpeace v. Mexico

August 19: A worker watches a Greenpeace activist protest transgenetic corn at the offices of Mexico's Secretary of Agriculture in Mexico City. The activists are pushing to keep Mexico, the birthplace of corn, free of transgenetic varieties.

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Bolting_Away

August 19: Jamaica's Usain Bolt races clear of Shawn Crawford of the United States to win a Men's 200m semifinal during the World Athletics Championships in Berlin.

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Ramadan_in_West_Bank

August 19: Palestinian Muslim women buy Ramadan festive lights ahead of the holy fasting month at a market in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Starting Friday or Saturday, Muslims around the world will mark the beginning of the holy fasting month of Ramadan where devout fast from dawn until dusk.

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Violence_in_Baghdad

August 19: Fire fighters respond as smoke billows over the Iraqi Foreign Ministry after a massive bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq. A series of explosions struck the Iraqi capital Wednesday, targeting primarily government and commercial buildings, killing scores of people and wounding many more, Iraqi officials said.

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Canadian_PM_to_Artic

August 19: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper waves as he sits in the doorway of a Sea King helicopter as he flies to HMCS Toronto in Frobisher Bay, Nunavut, Canada. Harper is on a five-day trip to Canada's Artic.

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Brushing_Teeth_in_War_Zone

August 19: Pfc. Jack Shortridge, 21, of Long Beach, Calif., of the U.S. Army's 1st Platoon Apache Company, 2nd Battalion 87th Infantry Regiment, part of the 3rd Combat Brigade 10th Mountain Division based out of Fort Drum, N.Y., brushes his teeth during a patrol briefing on Combat Outpost Tangi in Afghanistan's Wardak Province.

(Photo: AP)

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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

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