Iraqi female police officers look on, during a graduation ceremony at a police academy in Karbala, 50 miles south of Baghdad, Iraq, early Thursday, March 13, 2008.
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Students wait to go home at a primary school in Hong Kong Thursday, March 13, 2008. Hong Kong ordered more than half a million primary and kindergarten students to stay home from school for two weeks starting Thursday after three schoolchildren died amid recent outbreaks of the flu.
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Elephants use their trunks to grab the fruit during the round table feeding ceremony Thursday, March 13, 2008, in the ancient city of Ayutthaya, Thailand. Sixty-nine tamed pachyderms from Ayutthaya elephant camp were brought to take part at the ceremony sponsored by local businessmen to celebrate national Elephant Day on Thursday.
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An Israeli walks next to a wall with names, part of the memorial for fallen soldiers whose place of burial is unknown, at the Mount Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem, Thursday, March 13, 2008. The militant Islamic Jihad group in Gaza fired more than a dozen rockets at southern Israel early Thursday after Israeli undercover forces killed one of its West Bank leaders.
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Surfer Jona Velte jumps with his surfboard during stormy weather on the Ammersee near the villages Herrsching, southern Germany, on Thursday, March 13, 2008.
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Billy At Bat
Actor and comedian Billy Crystal swings and misses in his first at bat as designated hitter during the Yankees spring baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Legends Field in Tampa, Fla., Thursday, March 13, 2008.
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Jim Shively holds a gold Krugerrand coin at his North Dallas shop Thursday, March 13, 2008. Gold futures hit $1,000 an ounce for the first time Thursday, pushed past the benchmark by the sinking dollar and record crude oil prices.
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U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, right, talks to an unidentified adviser before a meeting with Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, unseen, at the Presidential Palace in Brasilia, Thursday, March 13, 2008.
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A woman collects garbage at "La Chureca," Managua's municipal garbage dump, Thursday, March 13, 2008. Over 1,500 people who make a living recycling garbage from the dump have blocked the city's garbage recollection for two weeks to protest against Managua's municipality employees, accusing them of not leaving any recyclable items for them to recollect and sell.