A woman breaks down as she continues to wait for emergency rescue flights of trapped villagers by Typhoon Morakot in Cishan, Taiwan, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009.
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Applause for Sonia
New Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor smiles as President Barack Obama applauds during a reception in her honor, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
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Astronomers observe the night sky for the Perseid meteor shower at an observatory near the village of Avren, Bulgaria, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009. The annual meteor shower is promising to put on a dazzling sky show. Astronomers say up to 100 meteors per hour are expected to streak across the sky during the shower's peak.
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Red Cross student nurses walk with candle lights as they commemorate the dedication of Florence Nightingale during a medal presentation ceremony to nurse Tokiko Saita in Tokyo, Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009.
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A view of the Bank of England in London, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009. The Bank of England's quarterly inflation report said Wednesday the recession "appeared deeper than previously estimated" but pointed to "encouraging signs" that its unprecedented monetary stimulus was taking effect.
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A tourist views photos of former Khmer Rouge prisoners at the Tuol Sleng genocide museum, formerly the regime's notorious S-21 prison, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009. Under the command of Kaing Guek Eav, better known as Duch, who headed the prison, up to 16,000 people were tortured and later taken away to be killed during the Khmer Rouge's 1975-1979 rule.