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A riot police officers tries to extinguish flames from a petrol bomb thrown by protestors outside the Greek parliament, Athens, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the square outside Parliament as a parliamentary debate began, with more arriving constantly. As the crowds grew, a few hundred anarchists started to throw bottles and firebombs at police, who responded with tear gas and stun grenades. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
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A disguised dog is seen during the "Blocao" dog carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Dieter Wenger of the carnival club of Mainz works on the face of a paper machee figure depicting German President Christian Wulff in a garage in Mainz, Germany, Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. Wulff resigned from his post on Friday. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
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Neapolitan mastiff Trinity, of Ontario, Canada, waits for judging at the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
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Callista Gingrich, wife of Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich meets with Republican supporters at a Smashburger restaurant, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
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Suzanne Caraballo of Robin Industries, Inc., arranges small plastic parts that the company produces on a display at the International Manufacturing Conference & Expo in downtown Cleveland on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. The Independence, Ohio based company manufactures rubber and plastic components used by the automotive, medical and government sectors. The Expo is intended to put a spotlight on the importance of manufacturing in Northeast Ohio. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)
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Dancers perform during the 62nd edition of the Sanremo Song Festival, in Sanremo, Italy, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
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Thai-Swedish couple William Timhede, 23, left and Napatsawan Timhede, 39, are chased by an actor in pirate costume as part of an adventure-themed wedding ceremony in Prachinburi province, Thailand, Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, on the eve of Valentine's Day. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)
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African penguin Howard carries a valentine heart written by a visitor to the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, Monday, Feb. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
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North Korean women perform in a mass synchronized swimming show in Pyongyang, North Korea Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012 to celebrate the birthday of the late leader Kim Jong Il who would have turned 70 on Feb. 16, 2012. The women performed, as a grand finale, the song "We Will Defend General Kim Jong Un at the Risk of Our Lives". (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)
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The statue entitled Unconditional Surrender stands tall in the parkway along the waterfront Monday, Feb. 13, 2012 in San Diego. The statue, which was modeled after a photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt taken in Times Square on V-J Day at the end of World War II, is schedule to be moved at the end of the month. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
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The nearly full moon sets behind an Orthodox church in Minsk, Belarus, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
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Khushi, a white tigress, plays with her newborn cub at the state zoological park in Gauhati, India, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. Khush gave birth to three cubs on Jan. 6. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
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SALVADOR, BRAZIL - FEBRUARY 16: A Brazilian woman dons traditional attire as a girl looks on with Carnival attire on the first day of Carnival celebrations on February 16, 2012 in Salvador, Brazil. Carnival is the grandest holiday in Brazil, annually drawing millions in raucous celebrations culminating on Fat Tuesday before the start of the Catholic season of Lent which begins on Ash Wednesday. Salvador is the capital of the Northeastern state of Bahia and was the first colonial capital of Brazil. Police strikes in Salvador and Rio de Janiero in recent weeks threatened Carnival and raised questions about the country?s preparedness to host the upcoming 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics. Rio de Janiero?s Carnival begins tomorrow. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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The sun goes down behind the Royal Palace tower in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
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High school students throw items at riot police outside the Greek Parliament during an anti-austerity protest in Athens, Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. Tensions between Athens and other European capitals hit new highs this week as eurozone ministers delayed to next Monday a decision on a bailout agreement and demanded more commitments from Greece. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
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Soldiers run during clashes with the relatives of inmates after a deadly prison fire in Comayagua, Honduras, 90 miles (140 kilometers) north of the capital, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, early Wednesday Feb. 15, 2012. At least 300 inmates were killed and 21 are injured, according to authorities. (AP Photo/Fernando Antonio)
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Secretary Steven Chu speaks during a visit to the Vogtle nuclear power plant Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, in Waynesboro, Ga. Chu's visit to east Georgia comes a week after the Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved a license for the Southern Co. to build a third and fourth reactor at Plant Vogtle. They will be the first commercial reactors built in the U.S. in more than 30 years. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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A model displays a creation by designer Corrie Nielsen during a fashion show at London Fashion Week, Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
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An Indonesian boy jumps into the sea while playing with his friends at a fishermen village in Belawan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
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A two-week old Frill-necked lizard basks on a rock in his enclosure at Wild Life Park Sydney at Darling Harbour in Sydney, Australia, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012. (Photo/Rob Griffith)
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A Japanese snow monkey relaxes in a hot spring in the Jigokudani valley in northern Nagano Prefecture in Japan Friday, Feb 10, 2012. The macaques descend from the forests to the warm waters of the hot springs in the mornings, and return to the security of the forests in the evenings. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
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Hairstyling products rest on a styling table backstage before the Elie Tahari Fall 2012 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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Icicles hang from the cooling towers of Kosovo's main power plant "Kosova A" in Obilic on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. Low temperatures and heavy snowfall has engulfed Kosovo for a month causing delays in traffic and forcing authorities to suspend school. Europe has been battling a deep freeze that started in late January. ( AP Photo / Visar Kryeziu )
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In this photo taken on Feb. 6, 2012, a child rinses off on Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday Feb. 6, 2012. Rio is a city of contrasts, where vastly different worlds rub shoulders, and the unexpected lies lurking around every corner. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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Malachy, a Pekingese, winner of the best in show title at the 136th Annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show, eats a chicken and rice meal at Sardi's, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
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Maldivian children play with soap bubbles in Male, Maldives, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
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Maria Hernandez stands behind a fence as she waits for information about her relative outside the morgue in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Thursday Feb. 16, 2012. Relatives have arrived at the morgue from the city of Comayagua, where a fire broke out on Tuesday night at the city's prison, killing over 300 inmates. (AP Photo/Fernando Antonio)
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Mynor Bravo Garcia, 3, is measured at a health center in San Juan Atitan, Guatemala, Wednesday Feb. 15, 2012. Guatemala's President Otto Perez Molina is launching on Thursday a nationwide campaign against malnutrition called "Zero Hunger," run by a new ministry dedicated to social development. In Guatemala, the chronic undernutrition rate for children under 5 is 49.8 percent, the highest in the region and the fourth highest in the world, according to the World Food Programme. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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A temple maiden pays respect to a 16-meter, 30-ton bronze statue of reclining Buddha at Jorakuzan Mantokuji temple in Tateyama, east of Tokyo, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. It is said a believer can fulfill a dream if the person touches foot of the statue after going around it three times clockwise. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)
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Pakistani men cross a bridge over a canal filled with garbage in the old town of Peshawar, Pakistan, Monday, Feb. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)
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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 17: Ships wait in the harbor to enter ports in New York and New Jersey on February 17, 2012 in New York City. Following the rebounding of U.S. imports and manufactured goods since the end of the recession, U.S. container imports have gained 1.6 percent in the fourth quarter from a year earlier. According to the world's largest shipbroker, Clarkson Plc, rates to carry 40-foot boxes to the West Coast from China rose 29 percent since December 16. The International Monetary Fund announced last month that they expect global trade in goods and services will expand 3.8 percent this year, from 6.9 percent in 2011. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty images)
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Singapore Air Force's F-15 and F-16 fly by each other during the aerial display on the opening day of the Singapore Airshow Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Bryan van der Beek)
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The moon rises above the Savior of Spilled Blood Cathedral in downtown St.Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
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Supporters of India's ruling Congress party listen to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at an election rally in Kanpur, India, Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. Elections in Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous and politically crucial state, are being currently held in seven phases. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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People walk past, a large image of Whitney Houston displayed on the side of the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. Houston's funeral will be held Saturday in the church where she first showcased her singing talents as a child, her family choosing to remember her in a private service rather than in a large event at an arena. Officials had discussed the possibility of holding a memorial at the Prudential Center, a major sports and entertainment venue that can seat about 18,000 people, but the funeral home said it had been ruled out. Houston, 48, died Feb. 11 at a hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., just hours before she was set to perform at producer Clive Davis' pre-Grammy Awards bash. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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Pope Benedict XVI meets with Cardinals and Bishops in the Synod hall at the Vatican, Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. The Pontiff is scheduled to name 22 new Cardinals in a Consistory, Saturday Feb. 18, at the Vatican. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
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A model waits backstage before the Zac Posen Fall 2012 collection is shown during Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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U.S. actor Sean Penn, wearing a traditional Bolivian indigenous poncho and a miner's hat, waves as he meets with Bolivia's President Evo Morales at the presidential palace in La Paz, Bolivia, Wednesday Feb. 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
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