A Balinese man attends a cremation fire as the last bit of a mythical dragon known as a Naga burns during a ceremony for a deceased member of the Ubud royal family on Tuesday, July 15, 2008, in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. Balinese royalty and dozens of other prominent Balinese from Ubud were cremated Tuesday in a rare and elaborate ceremony for deceased royals.
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Raising The Bar
A young girl strains as she is assisted on a bar during training at the Luwan Juvenile Gymnastics School in Shanghai, China, Monday July 14, 2008. The school, which trains children from 5 to 8 years old, is one of the lower rungs of China's extensive sports training program. Expectations are high that China's national gymnastics team will win gold at the upcoming Olympic Games in Beijing.
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Economy On His Mind
President Bush listens to a reporters' question in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 15, 2008. The president offered reassuring words about the nation's financial system, describing it as "basically sound." He called on lawmakers to quickly pass legislation to prop up mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
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Chehalis, Wash., firefighter Mike Haller snuggles a small cat after it was pulled from an apartment fire Monday evening, July 14, 2008. A bird and a small rodent were also rescued along with the cat by fellow fireman Derek Paul as he searched the smoke filled apartments. The cause of the blaze, which brought a response from three fire departments, is still under investigation.
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A visitor has his picture taken in front of a life-size model of the General Electric GE90-115B jet engine, the world's largest and most powerful jet engine according to its maker, at the Farnborough aerospace show, in Farnborough, England, Tuesday, July 15, 2008.
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Bulgarian sumo wrestler Kotooshu heads to the dirt ahead of opponent Toyonoshima during their bout in Nagoya, central Japan, on Tuesday, July 15, 2008. Kotooshu, who became the first European to win an Emperor's Cup three months ago, suffered his second defeat at the hands of Toyonoshima on Day 3 of the 15-day Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament.
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Smoke On The Horizon
Smoke is seen near Mount Adams, Wash., Tuesday, July 15, 2008. The Cold Springs fire was burning near the mountain in more than 8,000 acres of timber in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest and on the Yakama Indian Reservation.
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Farmer supporters gather on a Buenos Aires street during a demonstration against a controversial export duties bill which is under debate in the senate, Tuesday, July 15, 2008. The senate will be voting Wednesday on the export duties scheme which sparked a 4-month-dispute between the government and the farm sector.