Israeli soldiers take cover as a mobile artillery piece fires towards targets in the southern Gaza Strip, on the Israel side of the border with Gaza Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009. Israel ignored mounting international calls for a cease-fire and said it won't stop its crippling 10-day assault until "peace and tranquility" are achieved in southern Israeli towns in the line of Palestinian rocket fire.
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Reduced To Rubble
Palestinian boys inspect the rubble at a building following Israeli forces' operations in Rafah refugee camp, southern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009. Israeli forces edged closer to Gaza's major population centers on Tuesday and attacked new targets, including a U.N. school, taking more civilian lives.
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Illinois U.S. Senate appointee Roland Burris leaves the U.S. Capitol, seen rear, in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009, after he was turned away when he appeared to take his seat.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., surrounded by children, takes her oath of office as the Speaker for the 111th Congress, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009, in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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The headquarters of Russian gas monopoly Gazprom are seen Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009. "Given the crisis situation, we are ready to start talks at any moment," said Gazprom spokesman Sergei Kupriyanov, on Orthodox Christmas Eve, a holiday in both Russia and Ukraine. Ukraine and Russia are locked in a dispute over pricing and overdue payments, and Russia cut Ukraine off on Jan. 1 but had promised to keep gas moving to Europe.
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Blackwater Worldwide security guard Donald Ball leaves the federal court in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009, after pleading not guilty to manslaughter charges in connection with an incident in Iraq in 2007.
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It's A Macworld
Conference attendee Sergio Miranda holds up a sign lamenting the absence of Apple CEO Steve Jobs at the Macworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009.
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Neal Treece pushes snow off his girlfriend's car so he could move it before snow plows come through in Spokane, Wash. on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009. Roof collapses continued in the Spokane area, as rain falling on a record snowpack created massive weight loads. Streets remained snarled Tuesday as melting snow was creating huge piles of slush. The Spokane area has been buried by 6.5 feet of snow since the middle of December.