Kashmiri Ghulam Mohammed Matta looks on after he was beaten by police during a demonstration in Srinagar, India, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006. Hundreds of Muslims shouted slogans against the government after they were denied travel permits for the annual Haj pilgrimage, reportedly because of an administrative miscommunication.
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French Firefighters Flare Up
Firefighters, some dressed in their gear and helmets, let off flares and clouds of smoke during a demonstration, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006 in Paris. Several thousand firefighters marched through Paris on Tuesday to demand a monthly bonus and retirement with full benefits at the age of 55. France has some 36,000 professional firefighters.
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Sadr City Raid
Iraqis take cover following a military raid in the Shiite district of Sadr City in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006. Coalition forces raided the Shiite stronghold on Tuesday, killing three people, including a young boy, police said.
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Policemen arrest a Tibetan protester after some demonstrators started shouting anti-Chinese slogans outside Hyderabad House, the venue of a meeting between Chinese President Hu Jintao and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, as the meeting was in progress in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006. Chinese President Hu Jintao is in India for a four-day visit designed to boost ties between the Asian giants.
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Snakes On A Plane! ... Almost
Airport authorities show a viper, right, and other reptiles in plastic bottles after seizing them from a Filipino passenger who was about to board a flight to Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday Nov. 21, 2006, in Manila, Philippines. Airport authorities seized at least 134 reptiles including cobras, water skinks, pit vipers, iguanas and monitor lizards concealed in sacks and plastic bottles after passing through x-ray machines.
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Furious supporters of prominent anti-Syrian Christian politician Pierre Gemayel, who was assassinated in a suburb of Beirut on Tuesday, shout anti-Hezbollah chants while one carries a picture of Gemayel, at the St. Josephs' hospital where his body was brought in the Jdeideh suburb of eastern Beirut, Lebanon Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006. The assassination came amid a political showdown between opponents and allies of Syria.
Magician David Blaine hangs above New York's Times Square inside a gyroscope Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006. Blaine will be hanging around for two days as part of a benefit for the Salvation Army.
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Chillin' In Miami
Dogs named Lea, Gino, Luca, and Luis wear their winter jackets as they walk with their owner in unseasonably cool weather in Miami Beach, Fla. Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006. Temperatures are expected to be in the mid-40's along South Florida's coast Tuesday night.
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Stretching The Record
A rubber band ball is pushed to a scale for a weigh-in before its certification by officials from Guinness World records as the world's largest Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006, in Chicago. The ball, weighing 4,594 pounds, was created by Steve Milton, of Eugene, Ore., using more than 175,000 rubber bands.
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An 11-day-old Gentoo penguin chick sits on a scale at the Aquarium at Moody Gardens in Galveston, Texas, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006. The chick was born to a pair of penguins that were relocated to Moody Gardens from the Indianapolis Zoo in August. The chick weighed 443 grams, which is just under one pound.
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Iroquois County Sheriff's deputies on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006, wait along 500 N. Road for officials from the NTSB and the FAA to arrive at the site of Monday's single-engine plane crash near Cissna Park, Ill. The road was still closed Tuesday. Dr. Larry Davis, 63, of Indianapolis, a well-known forensic psychiatrist, died in the crash, said Iroquois County Coroner Bill Cheatum.
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Two Shaolin monks perform during a show in Belgrade, Serbia, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006. The Shaolin monastery and its monks are famed for their martial arts style, originally developed to exercise monks between long meditation sessions. Shows are organized worldwide in order to demonstrate their martial arts techniques to a wider audience.
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Eight-month-old Max Purvis sports a "got breastmilk" t-shirt as he joins a protest in front of the Delta Airlines gate at Portland International Airport in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006. Approximately 35 mothers with children showed up in support of a woman that was removed, along with her family, from a Delta flight in Vermont for breast-feeding her child.