A displaced Lebanese family, carrying their belongings on top of their vehicle, returnsto southern Lebanon across a damaged bridge that was hit by Israeli warplanes during month-long operations, at the coastal town of Naameh, south of Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006. Tens of thousands of Lebanese jammed bomb-cratered roads for the second day as they returned to scenes of destruction after a tenuous cease-fire.
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Happy To Be Back Home
Israeli soldiers react as they return along a dirt road from southern Lebanon into Israel near the village of Malkiya, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006. Israel has begun thinning its troops in southern Lebanon, to prepare for the handover of captured positions to a U.N. force, possibly within days.
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Lava cascades down the slopes of Mayon volcano as seen from Lignon Hill in Legazpi city, Albay province southeast of Manila, Philippines on Tuesday evening Aug. 15, 2006. Mayon continues with its mild explosions with scientists predicting "more pyroclastic flows" will probably occur in the following days due to its progressing explosions.
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An Indian military police motorcyclist crashes through a wall of florescent light tubes during Independence Day celebrations in Bangalore, India, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006. India was on high alert as it celebrated 59 years of Independence amid threats of terrorist attacks that the prime minister said undermined a 2 1/2-year peace process with Pakistan.
Lyda Claxton, 71, of Mishawaka, Ind., kisses her great grandson, Jonathon Dycus, 5, as he prepares for his first day of kindergarten Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006, at Lincoln Primary Center in South Bend, Ind.
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An Iraqi police patrol vehicle drives past a crater on a bridge caused by a Monday night car bomb, in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday Aug.15, 2006. The car bomb detonated on the bridge in southeast Baghdad, causing huge damage to the bridge and killing 5 civilians, police said.
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People pose for a photo in a flower-bed in the Alexander Garden next to the Kremlin, in Moscow, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006.
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Good Luck Kiss
A nun kisses a small snake, tame and harmless, considered to bring luck in the village of Markopoulo, on the Ionian island of Kefalonia, Greece, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006. Once a year, on August 15th, many believers of Christian tradition fearlessly touch small snakes and put them on their body for good luck.
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Bakhrom Akhnazarov from the Moscow State Circus rehearses for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, taking place from August-September, at the Medows, August 15, 2006 in Edinburgh, Scotland. The world famous circus has returned to Edinburgh, the 12th year it has visited the U.K., bringing a huge cast of Russia's greatest and most flexible circus performers.
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Prowling New Digs
A 4-year-old female bobcat is the first to venture into a new enclosure at the Oklahoma City Zoo, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006. The bobcats are some of the first animals to take up residence in the Zoo's Oklahoma Trails habitat, which opens to the public in March 2007. Oklahoma Trails is an 8-acre, $10.3 million natural habitat showcasing over 800 animals and thousands of plants native to Oklahoma.
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Jeffery Thurston, 10, of Auburn, N.Y., cuddles with one of the cows in a stable at the Wayne County Fair in Palmyra, N.Y., on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006.
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Clouds Before The Storm
Heavy clouds begin to settle over the Organ Mountains in Las Cruces, N.M., just before a rainstorm Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006.
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