Taking Its Toll
A U.S. military helicopter flies over the heavily fortified Green Zone in Baghdad, Iraq, at sunset Wednesday Nov. 1, 2006. The Green Zone houses the U.S. Embassy and Iraqi government buildings. A total of 104 American service members were killed in combat in October, the fourth deadliest month since the Iraq war began in March 2003.
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Actor Brad Pitt stands on a ladder as he works on the roof of a house with other volunteers as part of the 23rd Jimmy Carter project in Patan village, southeast of Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006. The 23rd Jimmy Carter Work Project will build 100 homes in a week for the underprivileged.
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A woman is examined at an Aids clinic run by Medecins Sans Frontieres in Kinshasa, Congo, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006. According to Medecins Sans Frontieres, it is estimated that 1.2 million people are living with HIV/AIDS in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In the capital, Kinshasa, 3.8 percent of the population is infected.
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Pupils line up to meet the Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, on the fourth day of their tour of Pakistan Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006, in Pattika, Kashmir Province. Pattika was seriously effected by last year's devastating earthquake. Charles and Camilla were in Pattika learning about the progress being made in rebuilding after the quake.
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A Belarus villager boils pumpkins for her pigs and cows in the village of Akolovo, about 50 miles outside Minsk, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006.
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A motorcycle courier rides through the streets of central London, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006. Traffic congestion, particularly in urban areas in Britain, has led to a motorbike boom in recent years. Car users have had to face congestion charging since February 2003. Motorbikes are exempt from the charge.
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Residents stand in flood waters in the Cinar neighborhood of Diyarbakir, southeastern Turkey, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006. Flash floods swept away a minibus carrying wedding guests, killing 14 people, as torrential rain fell across the country. Eight other people were killed in the provinces of Diyarbakir, Sirnak and Hakkari, authorities said.
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A Walk On The Beach
Surfers walk past a work titled 'Pedestrian Portrait' by Australian artist Jennifer Cochrane, part of the annual Sculpture by the Sea exhibition at Sydney's Tamarama Beach, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006. Staged along the spectacular Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk, Australia's largest outdoor exhibition of contemporary sculpture attracts over 400,000 visitors and exhibits over 100 works by artists from Australia and overseas.
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The U.S. Capitol is seen at rear as a section of the National Mall is fenced off for maintenance in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006. The National Park Service wants to spiff up the area some people call the nation's front yard, and they're taking suggestions from the public.
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All Saints Get Their Day
A Polish woman is seen through a tombstone at the Powazki cemetery in Warsaw on All Saints Day, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006. Cemeteries around Poland sprang to life with the flickering light of candles as the staunchly Catholic country celebrated All Saints' Day.
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The sign at the Stardust Hotel and Casino is seen on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006, in Las Vegas. The Stardust, the neon-wrapped casino with a mobbed-up past whose 1,065 rooms once set the standard for size on the Las Vegas Strip, witnessed its last roll of the dice Wednesday.
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