Trees are silhouetted against the early morning sky east of Salina, Kan., Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. The skies were clear early Thursday morning, but the temperature hit a record low of 15 below zero.
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Manny Pacquiao, of the Philippines, records himself with a smartphone during a boxing news conference in Beverly Hills, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. Pacquiao is scheduled to fight Shane Mosley in a welterweight boxing match on Saturday, May 7, in Las Vegas.
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Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn. addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011.
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Spain's Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, right, welcomes European Union Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, left, before a meeting at the Moncloa palace, in Madrid, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011.
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Models walk in the finale of the Fall 2011 collection of designer BCBG Max Azria during Fashion Week in New York, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011.
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Anti-government protesters react to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's televised statement to his nation in Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak announced he is handing his powers over to his vice president, Omar Suleiman, and ordered constitutional amendments Thursday.
But the move means he retains his title of president and ensures regime control over the reform process, falling short of protester demands. Protesters in Cairo's central Tahrir Square, hoping he would announce his resignation outright, reacted in fury and disbelief.
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Traders work in the Frankfurt Stock Exchange Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. Germany's Deutsche Boerse AG, the company that runs the stock exchange in Europe's largest economy, could soon take over the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE Euronext Inc., which also operates exchanges in Europe, said Wednesday it is in "advanced discussions" about a possible merger with Deutsche Boerse, owner of the Frankfurt stock exchange.
The new company would have dual headquarters in New York and Frankfurt. The announcement came hours after news of a US dlrs 2.9 billion merger between the London Stock Exchange and TMX Group Inc., parent company of the Toronto Stock Exchange.
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Firefighters inspects the aftermath of a fatal explosion in a residential neighborhood in Allentown, Pa., Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. A natural gas explosion rocked the neighborhood overnight, leveling two houses and spawning fires that burned for hours through an entire row of neighboring homes. One person was killed, and at least five others were unaccounted for Thursday.
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Lawyers wearing masks reading "Forbidden of Expression", demonstrate alongside judges in front of the Justice Palace in Nice, France, Thursday Feb. 10, 2011, during a national protest by judges and lawyers against recent criticism by French President Nicolas Sarkozy of the legal system.
The French president's incautious comments about the suspect in a murder case, and his complaints of incompetence in the legal system, have sparked a revolt among judges, prosecutors and lawyers. Protesting magistrates have shut down almost all the country's courthouses this week, with courts hearing only urgent cases.
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Willow Wimbush, left, and Nancy Harris, work on copies of the Appendix of the fiscal 2012 federal budget, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, at the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) in Washington.
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