A firefighter tries to keep back the flames, whipped by strong winds, in Reno, Nev., on Nov. 18, 2011. Nevada firefighters are battling a wind-whipped wildfire that has already burned several homes and caused several injuries. Reno Fire Chief Michael Hernandez says fire crews are having a tough time "getting ahead of" the 400-acre blaze. He also says flames broke off into two areas in Caughlin Ranch. Hernandez says about a dozen homes have burned.
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Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi shakes hands with supporters as she leaves the National League for Democracy party's headquarters after a meeting in Yangon, Myanmar, on Nov. 18, 2011. The main opposition party led by Nobel laureate Suu Kyi decided Friday to rejoin politics and register for future elections, signaling its confidence in recent reforms by the military-aligned government.
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An Egyptian protester wears a toy tank on his head with pictures of Jordan's King Abdullah, Syrian President Bashar Assad and Seif al-Islam Qaddafi, son of Muammar Qaddafi, in Tahrir Square, the focal point of the uprising that ousted President Hosni Mubarak, in Cairo on Nov. 18, 2011. Thousands of Egyptians are rallying in Cairo's Tahrir Square, with Islamists in the forefront, in a protest against what they say are attempts by the country's military rulers to reinforce their powers.
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A Thai Muslim girl is silhouetted against floodwaters as she rides a boat on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand, on Nov. 18, 2011. Nearly a third of Thailand's 77 provinces, including Bangkok, have been hit by floods since late July. More than one-fifth of the country's 64 million people have been affected, and at least 567 have died.
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A Bahraini woman carrying a flag is seen gesturing behind a Bahraini flag during an anti-government rally on Nov. 18, 2011, in A'ali, Bahrain. Thousands of Shiite-led protesters calling for greater rights streamed into the area outside the capital of Manama in one of the largest demonstrations in weeks against the Gulf kingdom's rulers.
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Pope Benedict XVI waves to reporters as he boards a plane to Benin, at Fiumicino international airport, near Rome, on Nov. 18, 2011. The pope is traveling to the West African nation for a three-day visit, where he will speak of the role of the church in Africa.
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A three-story building lies on its side in Onagawa, northeast Japan, on Nov. 18, 2011. Though much of the debris left by the March 11 tsunami has been removed, eight months later there is little sign of rebuilding in communities across northeastern Japan.
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A Nepalese Buddhist monk performs a traditional mask dance during the last day of Mahakala Puja, a Buddhist ritual ceremony, at Sangay Chhoeling Monastery in Katmandu, Nepal, on Nov. 18, 2011.
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Sotheby's employee Jack Barton, left, adjusts one of his white gloves before posing for photographs with his colleague Laura Thatcher with the painting "Interior with Ida in a White Chair" by the Danish artist Vilhelm Hammershoi at Sotheby's auction house in London on Nov. 18, 2011. The piece, which could fetch more than $1 million, is one of three headline paintings in the Scandinavian part of Sotheby's forthcoming sale of European paintings on Nov. 22.
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Italy's volleyball national team members celebrate after the awarding ceremony of FIVB Women's World Cup Volleyball in Tokyo on Nov. 18, 2011. Italy won the tournament.
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