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A clergyman prays during an early morning mass at the historic al-Muharraq Monastery, a centuries-old site some 180 miles (300 kilometers) south of Cairo in the province of Assiut, Egypt, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. Egypt's Coptic Christian pope sharply criticized the country's Islamist leadership in an interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday, saying the new constitution is discriminatory and Christians should not be treated as a minority. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
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TEL AVIV, ISRAEL - FEBRUARY 07: (ISRAEL OUT) Israelis visit a multimedia art exhibition entitled "Van Gogh Alive" featuring the work of the painter Vincent van Gogh, on February 7, 2013 in Tel Aviv, Israel. The exhibition explores the work of the artist through more than 3,000 images, across giant screens, walls and floors allowing the viewer to see his paintings in microscopic fine detail. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)
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Models are schooled on the runway before the Tadashi Shoji Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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An Indian helicopter flies over a U.S. Air Force KC-135 during rehearsals on the eve of the Aero India 2013 at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore, India, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. Aviation companies from around the world are expected to participate in the five-day event that starts Feb. 6. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)
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GLENSHEE, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 08: Skiers and snowboarders enjoy the recent snowfall at Glenshee ski center on February 8, 2013 in Glenshee, Scotland. All five of the Scottish ski areas have had good amounts of snow in recent days with over a foot in the past week. With some Scottish Schools having a break all resorts are hopeful for a busy weekend with good conditions. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 08: A worker abseils down the outside of the Shard skyscraper on February 8, 2013 in London, England. The Shard, at 310m is the tallest building in Western Europe and has recently opened a public viewing deck on the 68th, 69th and 72nd floors. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 08: An employee walks through a gallery showing (L-R) Richter's 'Abstraktes Bild', Doig's 'The Architect's Home in the Ravine' and Hockney's 'Great Pyramid at Giza with Broken Head from Thebas' ahead of their Post War and Contemporary art sale on February 8, 2013 in London, England. Christie's will hold an evening sale of these works on February 13, 2013 and a day sale on February 14, 2013. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
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JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 08: Pedro de la Rosa of Spain and Ferrari examines his car after an engine failure during Formula One winter testing at Circuito de Jerez on February 8, 2013 in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
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Ukrainian lawmakers talks in the parliament session hall in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. The severed hand and 'No' on a poster is supposed to symbolize opposition's call to stop corruption in parliament. Opposition lawmakers block the work of the Ukrainian parliament in a sign of protest against corruption. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
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A Malian man dressed in green walks between green doors of closed shops in Gao, northern Mali, Tuesday Feb. 5, 2013. Troops from France and Chad moved into Kidal in an effort to secure the strategic north Malian city, a French official said Tuesday, as the international force put further pressure on the Islamic extremists to push them out of their last major bastion of control in the north.(AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
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A woman releases sparrows as an offering to mourn Cambodia's former King Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Sihanouk's body had been lying in state at the Royal Palace after being flown from Beijing where he died Oct. 15 of a heart attack at the age of 89. The cremation, the climax of seven days of mourning, will take place Monday. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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A Burkina Faso soccer fan waits for the start of the African Cup of Nations semifinal soccer match at Mbombela Stadium against Ghana in Nelspruit, South Africa, Wednesday Feb. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
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In this Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 photo, Hindu holy men of the Juna Akhara sect take refuge in a tent following sudden rain during a ritual that is believed to rid them of all ties in this life and dedicate themselves to serving God as a "Naga" or naked holy men, at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna River during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad, India, The significance of nakedness is that they will not have any worldly ties to material belongings, even something as simple as clothes. This ritual that transforms selected holy men to Naga can only be done at the Kumbh festival. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
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A traditional fisherman rest next to his bicycle loaded with bamboo-traps on during a misty morning in a marshland in suburban Yangon, Myanmar, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. Local weather forecast predicted that the southern part of the country will experience mist through out this month. They also predicted, due to the mist, the temperature in Yangon can be dropped and colder than usual. The Yangon International airport was shut down for two hours Friday morning due to the heavy mist. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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In this Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 photo, a Syrian woman stands amid the ruins of her house which was destroyed in an airstrike by government warplanes a few days earlier, killing 11 members of her family, in the neighborhood of Ansari, Aleppo, Syria. (AP Photo/Abdullah al-Yassin)
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A disguised dog is seen during the "Blocao" dog carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013. According to Rio's tourism office, Rio's street Carnival this year will consist of 492 block parties, attended by an estimated five million Carnival enthusiasts. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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An Afghan boy poses for his friend's camera during a snowstorm in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Kabul has been experiencing below freezing weather and snow for several days. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)
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An Afghan man walks in the Karte Sakhi cemetery, during a snowfall in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Kabul has been experiencing below freezing weather and snow for several days. (AP photo/ Ali Hamed Haghdoust)
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Members of the murga "Los amantes de La Boca" perform during carnival celebrations in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. Argentinas carnival celebrations may not be as well-known as the ones in neighboring Uruguay and Brazil, but residents of the nations capital are equally passionate about their murgas, or traditional musical troupes. The murga "Los amantes de La Boca, or The Lovers of The Boca is among the largest, with about 400 members. Its a reference to the hometown Boca Juniors, among the most popular soccer teams in Argentina and the world. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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In this photo taken Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, samba dancer Diana Prado looks in a makeup mirror as applies makeup before the start of a carnival parade at central station in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Prado made her Carnival debut at age 19, after auditioning for a spot with the Sao Clemente, one of 13 top-tier schools that will compete for the annual titles at the Sambadrome this weekend. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 08: A Christie's employee walks between the two halves of Damien Hirst's 'Away from the Flock (Divided)' piece ahead of their Post War and Contemporary art sale on February 8, 2013 in London, England. Christie's will hold an evening sale of these works on February 13, 2013 and a day sale on February 14, 2013. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
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Cars burn next to the cemetery where thousands of Tunisians are gathered at el Jallez cemetery to attend the funerals of slain opposition leader Chokri Belaid, near Tunis, Friday Feb. 8, 2013. The Wednesday Feb. 6 assassination of prominent government critic Chokri Belaid plunged the country into one of its deepest political crises since the overthrow of the dictatorship in 2011.(AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)
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An Afghan refugee girl holds on to her headscarf against the wind while making her way along a muddy alley of a slum during a rainy day, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Pakistan has been hosting hundreds of thousands of Afghan refugees dating back to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan three decades ago, thousands of them still live without electricity, running water and other basic services. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
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Shirtless South Korean Marines and their U.S. counterparts from 3-Marine Expeditionary Force 1st Battalion from Kaneho Bay, Hawaii, run on a snow covered field during their Feb. 4-22 joint military winter exercise in Pyeongchang, east of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. More than 400 marines from the two countries participated in the joint winter exercise held for the first time in South Koreas. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
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Hindu holy men of the Juna Akhara sect participate in a ritual that is believed to rid them of all ties in this life and dedicate themselves to serving God as a "Naga" or naked holy men, at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna River during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad, India, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. The significance of nakedness is that they will not have any worldly ties to material belongings, even something as simple as clothes. This ritual that transforms selected holy men to Naga can only be done at the Kumbh festival. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
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Passengers sit inside a bus stuck in a traffic jam following heavy rain at the main business district in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. About an hour of torrential rain triggered knee-high floods on the main streets of the capital, causing heavy traffic jams. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
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People are seen holding banners reading 'NO' through the smoke made by beekeepers as they take part in a protest called by the Union of Small Farmers and Stockbreeders against cuts in the agricultural sector, near the European Union headquarters in Madrid, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013.(AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
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Members of the murga "Los amantes de La Boca" rehearse before participating in carnival celebrations in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. Argentinas carnival celebrations may not be as well-known as the ones in neighboring Uruguay and Brazil, but residents of the nations capital are equally passionate about their murgas, or traditional musical troupes. The murga "Los amantes de La Boca, or The Lovers of The Boca is among the largest, with about 400 members. Its a reference to the hometown Boca Juniors, among the most popular soccer teams in Argentina and the world. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf is reflected on a table as he speaks about the office's annual Budget and Economic Outlook during a news conference at the Ford House Office Building in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. The federal budget deficit will drop below $1 trillion for the first time in President Barack Obama's tenure in office, a new report said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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Herring worth billions in exports are seen floating dead Tuesday Feb. 5 2013 in Kolgrafafjordur, a small fjord on the northern part of Snaefellsnes peninsula, west Iceland, for the second time in two months. Between 25,000 and 30,000 tons of herring died in December and more now, due to lack of oxygen in the fjord thought to have been caused by a landfill and bridge constructed across the fjord in December 2004. The current export value of the estimated 10,000 tons of herring amounts to ISK 1.25 billion ($ 9.8 million, euro 7.2 million), according to Morgunbladid newspaper. (AP Photo/Brynjar Gauti)
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A woman smiles for a photo at the 'Carnaval na Central' carnival block parade, in central station, during pre-Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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Simpatia e Quase Amor or "Kindness is almost love," block party members and faithful carry a boat filled with flowers as an offering to the sea goddess Yemanja, during a pre-Carnival celebration in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. Worshippers honor the deity, offering flowers and launching boats, large and small, into the ocean showing their gratitude for her blessings bestowed upon them. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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A Malian donkey sports a skull chain as it walks in Gao, northern Mali, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. French troops began to withdraw from Timbuktu Thursday after securing the fabled city as they ramped up their mission in another northern Mali city, searching for Islamic extremists who may be mixing among the local population. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
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A Malian man sits on a window sill to watch the Nigeria versus Mali Africa Cup of Nations semifinal soccer match taking place in South Africa, in Gao, northern Mali, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
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Felipe Massa of Brazil drives his Ferrari during his Formula One winter testing session at Circuito de Jerez on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. (AP Photo/Angel Fernandez)
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A Pakistani man walks through a flooded street on a rainy day in Peshawar, Pakistan, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)
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United States Lindsey Vonn is airlifted after crashing during the women's super-G course, at the Alpine skiing world championships in Schladming, Austria, Tuesday, Feb.5, 2013. Lindsey Vonn has been helicoptered to hospital from the Alpine skiing world championships after crashing and apparently hurting her right knee in the super-G race. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
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The newest Monopoly token, a cat, rests on a Boardwalk deed next to a die and houses at Hasbro Inc. headquarters, in Pawtucket, R.I., Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. Voting on Facebook determined that the cat would replace the iron token. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
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