Saddam's Second Trial
Iraq's former President Saddam Hussein looks on during the first day of the Anfal trial in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone Monday Aug. 21, 2006. Saddam opened his second trial with a show of defiance, refusing to enter a plea on charges of genocide and war crimes connected to his scorched-earth offensive against Kurds nearly two decades ago.
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A member of the Iranian army fires an anti-helicopter rocket during training maneuvers in Zahedan, in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan va Baluchistan, on Monday Aug. 21, 2006.
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Tragic Train Wreck
People gather at the site of a train crash in the rail station of Qalyoub, north of Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Aug. 21, 2006. A passenger train barreled into the northern Egypt railway station Monday and collided with a second train, killing 51 people and injuring 138.
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President Bush speaks during his first news conference in the new temporary White House pressroom, Monday, Aug. 21, 2006, in Washington. Mr. Bush called for quick deployment of an international force to help uphold the fragile cease-fire in Lebanon. "The need is urgent," Mr. Bush said. The situation in Iraq also dominated much of the news conference.
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Inspecting Bomb Damage
People look through a fence at the site of an explosion at Izmailovo market in Moscow, Monday, August 21, 2006. At least seven people were killed in the explosion, the emergency situations ministry said. A ministry spokeswoman said the explosion may have been caused by a bomb, while eyewitnesses quoted by police said the blast was caused by an exploding gas container.
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Lost Among The Leaves
A woman inspects collected tobacco near the village of Kumuniga, some 137 miles southeast of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, Monday, Aug. 21, 2006. Tobacco cultivation is a livelihood for most people in the southern part of the country.
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Riding The Wind
Two 49er class 18-foot skiffs race toward a marker on the first day of competition in China's largest-ever regatta, in the eastern Chinese port city of Qingdao, Monday, August 21, 2006. Qingdao raised the curtain on the regatta with a display of pomp and glitz worthy of an Olympic ceremony, foreshadowing what may come at the 2008 Games in Beijing.
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All Points Bulletin
Blacksburg police officer R.S. Combs, left, and a fellow officer search a car in a parking lot near the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Va., Monday, Aug. 21, 2006. Virginia Tech shut down its campus and ordered everyone to remain inside as authorities searched for an escaped inmate suspected of killing a hospital guard and a sheriff's deputy. William Morva, 24, had been seen near the campus, authorities said.
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The St. Louis Zoo's newest baby female elephant stays close to its mother, Ellie, left, and another adult female from the herd Monday, Aug. 21, 2006, in St. Louis. The baby, which has yet to be named, will make it's first appearance to the general public Friday.
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Eye On The Ball
Kawaguchi City, Japan pitcher Seigo Yado delivers to a Matamoros, Mexico, batter in Little League World Series play Monday, Aug. 21, 2006 in South Williamsport, Pa. Japan won 6-1.
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