Getting The LED Out
A woman takes photos at Tokyo's Shiodome district decorated with Christmas illuminations titled "Blue Ocean" Monday, Dec. 3, 2007. About 300,000 LED bulbs were spread all over a plaza of the office complex near Tokyo Bay, marking the fifth anniversary of its opening.
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President Bush, right, accompanied by first lady Laura Bush, smiles at 7-year-old Malik Lawson, center, as they watch the Childrens Holiday Reception and Performance in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Dec. 3, 2007.
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A Cold Wind Blows
A solitary wind surfer rides on the waves of Lake Ammersee near Stegen, southern Germany, Monday, Dec. 3, 2007, as high winds buffeted the area.
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Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez gestures early Monday, Dec. 3, 2007, during the press conference in Caracas where he acknowledged his defeat in a referendum that would have let him run for re-election indefinitely and impose a socialist system.
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Visitors look at a giraffe at the zoo in the Gulf emirate of Al-Ain Monday, Dec. 3, 2007. The zoo, which was established in 1967 and spreads over 988 acres, is one of the largest in the Middle East. It is home to a wide variety of species.
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An Iraqi woman looks at a U.S. soldier from Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 38th Regiment infantry as he searches her house in Baquba, north of Baghdad, Monday, Dec. 3, 2007. U.S. military prisons in Iraq hold around 2,000 al Qaeda militants, mostly locals, detained in security operations across the country, U.S. Maj. Gen. Douglas Stone said.
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Up To Their Necks
People are buried to their neck in a sand bath at Beppu Seafront Sand Spa on Monday, Dec. 3, 2007, in Beppu, Oita, Japan. Customers are buried in naturally heated sand which encourages perspiration.
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Amy Anderson, right, hugs Melanie Tapia, left, after a flash flood swept down a tributary of Kennedy Creek near Olympia, Wash., and went through their restaurant, the Ranch House BBQ, Monday, Dec. 3, 2007. Drenching rain swelled rivers and flooded streets across much of Western Washington, and high winds gusting to more than 80 mph blew trees into power lines and onto roads.
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Jazmin Taylor, right, a younger sister of Sean Taylor, is comforted after she spoke on behalf of the family at Taylor's funeral service at PharmEd Arena on the Florida International University campus in Miami Monday Dec. 3, 2007. Taylor died last Tuesday after being shot in his home during an apparent robbery. Person at left is unidentified.
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