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Bishops atend a mass celebrated by Pope Bemedict XVI marking the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council, in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012. Benedict, after celebrating mass, will greet churchmen, including a dozen original Vatican II participants, re-enacting the great procession into St. Peter's that launched the council in 1962. . (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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Pakistani students pray for the recovery of 14-year-old schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai, who was shot on Tuesday by the Taliban for speaking out in support of education for women, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. A Pakistani military spokesman says Yousufzai is in "satisfactory" condition but cautions that the next few days will be critical. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)
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Magician David Blaine stands inside an apparatus surrounded by a million volts of electric currents streamed by tesla coils during his 72-hour "Electrified: 1 Million Volts Always On" stunt on Pier 54, Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, in New York. The stunt, sponsored by Intel, is the latest of daredevil endeavors by the magician whose previous stunts included being encased in ice for over 60 hours in Times Square. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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Two girls with their faces painted with the colours of the Spanish flag pose to photographers during the holiday known as Dia de la Hispanidad, Spain's National Day in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Spain is in recession and under pressure to fix its finances while celebrating the day Christopher Columbus discovered America in the name of the Spanish Crown. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
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A woman sunbathes on the beach amid vehicle tracks in Cannes, southeastern France, Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau )
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A women arranges books on a shelf at the Frankfurt Book Fair that will be opened later in the day in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. New Zealand is this year's guest of honor at the book fair. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
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Fire Rescue officials work to remove a victim from the collapsed parking garage at the Miami Dade College West campus in Doral, Fla. Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2012 . A section of a parking garage under construction at a community college collapsed killing one worker and trapping two others in the rubble, officials said. At least 10 other workers were hurt when the roof of the five-story concrete garage fell, creating a pancake-style collapse on the campus of Miami-Dade College, officials said. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
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Tony Stewart (14) flips over as Clint Bowyer (15), Regan Smith (78), Jeff Burton (31), Jimmie Johnson (48), Casey Mears (13), Aric Almirola (43), Dale Earnhardt Jr., (88) and Sam Hornish Jr. (22) crash around him during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala., Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Greg McWilliams)
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Fighter Anderson Silva, from Brazil, left, and members of his team throw up a fan during the UFC Rio 3 open workouts in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Silva will face Stephan Bonnar, of the U.S., on Oct. 13 at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the organization's third event in Rio de Janeiro. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Afghan refugee Naseema Zurab, 7, stands in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
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Visitors look at video screens at the New Zealand pavilion on the first day of the Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. New Zealand is this year's guest of honor at the fair. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
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Cadets at Virginia Military Institute pray before a foreign policy speech by Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, in Lexington, Va. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
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Evanthia Makrygianni from Greece, right, talks to officials wearing Islamic head scarves as she prepares to perform the solo free routine during Synchronized Swimming Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Friday Oct. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
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The space shuttle Endeavour sits in a strip mall as a Hawaiian Airlines jet approaches a runway at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Endeavour's 12-mile road trip kicked off shortly before midnight Thursday as it moved from its hangar at the airport en route to the California Science Center, its ultimate destination. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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Young dancers perform during National Day celebrations marking the 101st anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China, in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. During the celebrations, President Ma Ying-jeou pledged greater efforts to fix the island's economy, now limping along at about a 2 percent annual growth rate. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
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An electrical storm lights up the night sky behind the business district in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Alberto Di Lolli)
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Models display creations by Rajesh Pratap Singh during the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
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A girs scout keeps the rows of performers clear during National Day celebrations marking the 101st anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China, in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. During the celebrations, President Ma Ying-jeou pledged greater efforts to fix the island's economy, now limping along at about a 2 percent annual growth rate. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
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A four-day-old male Brazilian Tapir cub interacts with his mother Passiflora in an outdoor enclosure at Ramat Gan Safari near Tel Aviv, Israel,Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. The Tapir cub is the first male cub to be born in the Safari. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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An artist paints idols of Hindu warrior goddess Durga, who destroys demons to prevail over evil, in New Delhi, India, Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. The festival of Durga will be celebrated from Oct. 20-24, 2012.(AP Photo/Saurabh Das)
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A trombone player with the San Andres band performs during the National Band Festival in Paipa, Colombia, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. Every year, Paipa hosts the nationwide competition for professional brass bands. (AP Photo/William Fernando Martinez)
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In this Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 photo, an Indian landless farmer waits for the start of the day's march during the "Jan Satyagraha," near Agra, India. Thousands of poor farmers have ended their march to India's capital after the government agreed to formulate a new reform policy, providing land rights to them and fast tracking settlement of their land disputes. The protesters from nearly a dozen states set out on a 320-kilometer (200-mile) march from the central Indian city of Gwalior nine days ago under the banner of "Ekta Parishad," or "Unity Council," and planned to reach New Delhi at the end of the month. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)
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Shadows are cast across the floor as people pass by outside the debate hall ahead of the vice presidential debate with Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Vice President Joe Biden, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at Centre College in Danville, Ky. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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This time exposure photo shows the Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifting off from space launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla. on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. The rocket is carrying supplies to the International Space Station. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
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An elderly man takes his afternoon nap in a shopping mall on Friday Oct. 12, 2012 in Singapore. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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A girl hawks soft drinks at a bus park, on the first International Day of the Girl Child, in Lagos, Nigeria, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012. The UN declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
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A Palestinian woman sorts olives during the olive harvest in the West Bank village of Kabatyeh, near Jenin, Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. Palestinians began to harvest olives in October, a staple for many local farmers that also use them to make oil. (AP Photo/Mohammed Ballas)
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An artisan works on an idol of Hindu Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Durga Puja festival in Allahabad, India, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012. Durga Puja will be celebrated from Oct. 20-24. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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A masked Palestinian protester hurls back a tear gas canister shot by Israeli soldiers, unseen, during clashes outside the Ofer military prison, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. The clashes started during a demonstration calling to release prisoners jailed in Israel. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
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Tony Stewart (14) flips over as Kasey Kahne (5), Clint Bowyer (15), Dave Blaney (36), Terry Labonte (32), Regan Smith (78), Jeff Burton (31), Jimmie Johnson (48), Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88), Paul Menard (27) and David Ragan (34) crash around him during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala., Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Dale Davis)
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Indians walk past a giant portrait of Bollywood's biggest star Amitabh Bachchan painted on a wall, a day ahead of his 70th birthday, in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Affectionately known as "Big B," Bachchan has acted in around 180 films in a career spanning four decades in Bollywood, the home of India's prolific movie industry. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
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Romanian honor guard soldiers wait outside the Holocaust memorial during National Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorations, Bucharest, Romania, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. About 280,000 Romanian Jews and 11,000 Romanian Roma, or Gypsies, were deported and killed during WWII when Romania was ruled by a pro-nazi regime. About 6,000 Jews live in Romania today, compared to 800,000 before WWII. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
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Cows stand in a grassland meadow among flowers near Darling on the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa, Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012. Thousands of tourist visit the West Coast region of South Africa to view the yearly flowers that bloom from between August to October depending on the weather in the region. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)
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Under a louring sky people opposed to the independence of the Catalonia region of Spain, hold Catalan and Spanish flags during the holiday known as Dia de la Hispanidad, Spain's National Day in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Spain is in recession and under pressure to fix its finances while celebrating the day Christopher Columbus discovered America in the name of the Spanish Crown. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
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Bavarian riflemen and women in traditional costumes fire their muzzle loaders in Munich, southern Germany, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. Members of various shooting clubs of the region met for a salute on the last day of the famous Oktoberfest beer festival. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
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Pakistani fishermen pull their net out of the sea onto the beach in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)
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Pakistani children pray for the recovery of 14-year-old schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai, who was shot on Tuesday by the Taliban for speaking out in support of education for women, during a candlelight vigil in Karachi, Pakistan, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. A Pakistani military spokesman says Yousufzai is in "satisfactory" condition but cautions that the next few days will be critical. Writing reads on the poster left, "Malala Yousufzai."(AP Photo/Shakil Adil)
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