On The Beam
A man is silhouetted by a cartoon laser beam during the 8th China Hi-Tech Fair at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center on Friday, Oct. 13, 2006 in Shenzhen, China. The China Hi-Tech Fair is a state-level, grand international fair approved by the State Council, and is held annually.
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Rep. Bob Ney, R-Ohio, leaves the Federal Courthouse, Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, in Washington. Ney pleaded guilty Friday in the Jack Abramoff influence-peddling investigation, becoming the first lawmaker to confess to crimes in the election-year scandal. Ney did not immediately resign from Congress, and within minutes, Republican and Democratic leaders vowed to expel him unless he steps down.
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Pedestrians walk around downed trees in Buffalo, N.Y., on Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, after a heavy snowstorm. The rare early October storm left parts of western New York blanketed with 2 feet of snow, prompting widespread blackouts, closing schools and halting traffic.
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Bangladeshi Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus is hugged by his daughter Dina in Dhaka, Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, after receiving the news of his award. Yunus, the economics professor and "banker to the poor," began fighting poverty during a devastating famine in Bangladesh, setting up the tiny Grameen Bank in 1976 to provide access to credit to people too poor to qualify for traditional bank loans.
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Friday Prayers Fracas
A Palestinian man grabs a baton as an Israeli soldier tries to hit him, while the man's wife shouts in the West Bank town of Bethlehem Friday, Oct. 13, 2006. The Israeli border police prevented many people from Bethlehem from crossing into Jerusalem through the controversial separation barrier to participate in Friday prayers at the Al-Aqsa mosque on the third week of the holy month of Ramadan.
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Words Of War
British Chief of the General Staff Sir Richard Dannatt is surrounded by television crews as he gives interviews s at the Ministry of Defense on Friday, Oct. 13, 2006 in London. Dannatt touched off a firestorm when he stated that British military forces in Iraq should "get out some time soon."
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Mountain (Of) Bikes
A North Korean ship loads a cargo of used bicycles and refrigerators at the Maizuru port Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, in Maizuru, Japan. The Japanese government has adopted trade sanctions against North Korea after the country declared it had tested a nuclear device on October 9, 2006.
Sign Of The Times
An Iraqi policeman frisks a civilian at the entrance of Imam Ali's Shrine in the holy city of Najaf south of Baghdad Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, as Shiites head to the holy city from all over the country to celebrate the anniversary of Imam Ali's martyrdom. Friday marked the first day of Imam Ali's agony that lasted for three days.
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A U.S. Air Force C-5 Galaxy rehearses a flyover of the new U.S. Air Force Memorial in preparation for the its dedication Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, near the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. An "aerial parade" of 14 Air Force aircraft from different time periods will also be part of the dedication.
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Barrage Of Banners
A man runs under banners of different presidential candidates on a bridge in Guayaquil, Ecuador, Friday, Oct. 13, 2006. Ecuadorans go to the polls on Sunday.
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