Yang Yang, a 4-year-old Chinese boy, swims with a 5-year-old beluga whale named Xiao Qiang at an aquarium in Qingdao, in China's eastern Shandong Province. Yang Yang, who has been swimming for three years, will perform with the white beluga again in 2008 to welcome visitors who come to watch sailing events at the 2008 Olympic Games.
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World Poverty Day
A child sits in front of a garbage dump on World Poverty Day in Hyderabad, India, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007. The Asia-Pacific region has more than 641 million people living on less than $1 a day, and in India roughly 40 percent of its 1.1 billion people live on less than $1 a day, according to the World Bank.
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Out Of Lebanon
The wife of a Fatah Islam fighter sits in a bus with her child in front of the al-Arqam Mosque in the southern city of Sidon, Lebanon Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007. Eleven families of the militant Fatah Islam group left Sidon Wednesday on their way to Syria following weeks of negotiations to allow them to leave.
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A U.S soldier stands guard as Iraqi residents wait for humanitarian aid to be distributed by the U.S and Iraqi army, for the poor people in Hillah, about 60 miles south of Baghdad, Iraq, on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007.
Credit: AP Photo/Ahmed Alhussainey
Villagers living on the slopes of Mount Kelud wear masks to protect themselves against volcanic ashes at a village in Blitar, East Java, Indonesia, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007. Villagers defied warnings of a major eruption at one of Indonesia's deadliest volcanoes, leaving refugee centers Wednesday and returning to its slopes to tend to crops and animals.
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On The Move
Migratory birds gather in a flock near Gilly, Switzerland, Wednesday Oct. 17, 2007.
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Out For Justice
Attorney General-designate Michael Mukasey is sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007, prior to testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee's hearing on his nomination.
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President Bush listens to a reporters question during a press conference, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007, in the briefing room of the White House in Washington.