Smooth Landing For Shuttle
The space shuttle Atlantis prepares to touchdown on Kennedy Space Center's Runway 33 in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006 after a 12-day mission. Atlantis ended a mission whose smooth success was briefly upstaged by the high drama caused by mysterious floating debris that prompted NASA to order up extra inspections of the spacecraft's delicate skin to make sure it was safe to come home.
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Pyrotechnics For Peace
A South Korean soldier takes a picture with his mobile phone during a World Peace Festival 2006 celebration with hopes of early reunification of the divided Koreas, held at Imjingak near the demilitarized zone (DMZ) of Panmunjom in Paju, north of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006. Those celebrating were demanding peace and a nuclear-free Korean peninsula.
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His Global Gathering
Former President Bill Clinton sits in the audience during the Clinton Global Initiative's annual meeting Sept. 21, 2006, in New York. A large array of dignitaries from the world of politics, human rights, and philanthropy gathered in New York for three days of seminars on global issues.
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Baton Beat Down
Bangladeshi police use batons as they charge leading activist of Awami League (AL) Pankaj Debnath, left, during a general strike called by the country's 14-party opposition alliance led by AL, in Dhaka, Sept. 21, 2006. At least 50 people were hurt when Bangladesh police baton-charged hundreds of opposition activists. The strike paralyzed much of the country, officials said.
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A Face Of Lebanon
An elderly Lebanese man sits at the entrance of the ancient Roman ruins in the eastern city of Baalbek, in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006.
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A Buddhist monk poses for pictures next to a tank at the Marble Temple in Bangkok, Sept. 21, 2006. Thailand's ruling generals were set to impose tough new curbs on the media, including a ban on expressions of public opinion, as they tightened their grip on power two days after a bloodless coup.
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Moko, an 11-year-old female walrus, holds a mock mobile phone while her trainer Tomomi Fukuda uses her mobile phone while training of their new show at the Hakkeijima Sea Paradise aquarium in Yokohama, suburban Tokyo, Sept. 21, 2006. Moko and two other walruses blow horns and strike various kinds of poses during the show.
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Tears roll down Shannon Torrez's face as she waits for her arraignment to begin in district court Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006 in Union, Mo. Torrez was charged with kidnapping, assault and armed criminal action stemming from the armed abduction of week-old Abigale Woods last Friday.
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Maple leaves in the Pillsbury State Forest north of Pillager, Minn., Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006, are changing color as the leaf-peeping season begins in Central Minnesota.
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An Amish youth sits in a small cart behind three Belgian work horses as they turn over a field at a farm in Burton, Ohio, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006.
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Iraqis Take Command
Iraqi army soldiers are seen on their armored vehicles during a handover ceremony from Italian troops to the Iraqi army, in Nasiriyah, about 200 miles southeast of Baghdad, Thursday Sept. 21, 2006. Italy formally handed over security responsibility of the southern Dhi Qar province to Iraqi forces, making it the second of Iraq's 18 provinces to be handed over to local control.
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