A Lesser Spotted Eagle, Aquila pomarina, is comforted after it was shot by poachers, as it is covered by a cloth following an operation in the wildlife rehabilitation, rescue and breeding center of Stara Zagora, east of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, Monday, Oct. 13, 2008. The center is unique in the Balkans, its goal being the rehabilitation, medical treatment, recovery and release into the wild rescued birds and animals.
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A strike team of fire engines head west on an empty 210 Freeway in Los Angeles on Monday, Oct. 13, 2008. The California Highway patrol shut down the entire freeway due to smoke the wildfires.
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On The Job
A worker arranges narguile, or water pipes, at a cafe facing the Dead Sea, in Jordan, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008.
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Unusual ring-shaped smoke is formed when U.S. Air Forces A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft was shooting imitation bombshells toward the ground during Air Power Day at the U.S. airbase in Osan, south of Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008. The event was part of an annual ceremony to open the U.S. airbase to South Korean people.
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Sailing boats participate in the 40th edition of the traditional "Barcolana" regatta, one of the most crowded sailing races, in the Gulf of Trieste, northern Italy, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008.
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A visually impaired girl places wicks in earthen lamps being made for the upcoming Diwali festival, in Ahmadabad, India, Monday, Oct. 13, 2008. Diwali, or Deepavali, the annual Hindu festival of lights, will be celebrated on Oct. 28.
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Dotting The Landscape
Migratory birds gather over the Lavaux vineyards facing Lake Geneva, in Lutry, Switzerland, Monday, Oct. 13, 2008. The Lavaux vineyard terraces along Lake Geneva, where vines can be traced to the 11th century, were added in 2007 to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
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Candles are lit for controversial Austrian politician Joerg Haider outside the regional government building in Klagenfurt, southern Austria, Monday, Oct. 13, 2008. The far-right politician was driving at more than twice the posted speed limit before the car crash that killed him, investigators said as his grief-stricken party appointed a successor.
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Pro-Serb Montenegrin rioters clash with police in downtown Podgorica, Montenegro, Monday, Oct. 13, 2008, after anti-government rally against its recognition of Kosovo's independence.
Credit: AP Photo/Risto Bozovic
Wall Street Warrior
Trader Joe Acquafredda smiles as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday Oct. 13, 2008. Wall Street stormed back from last week's devastating losses Monday, sending the Dow Jones industrials soaring a nearly inconceivable 936 points after major governments' plans to support the global banking system reassured distraught investors.
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The Great Pumpkin
Thad Starr, far left, of Pleasant Hill, Ore., watches his pumpkin being moved in the World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off contest in Half Moon Bay, Calif., Monday, Oct. 13, 2008. Starr's pumpkin weighed 1,528 pounds and beat the local contest record.
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