An orangutan is seen subdued by a tranquilizer dart after it escaped from its cage late Wednesday, May 23, 2007, in Kaohsiung, southern port of Taiwan. The orangutan was tranquilized by a stun gun Wednesday, after escaping from his cage at the same Taiwanese zoo where six weeks ago a 17-year-old Nile crocodile chomped off the arm of a terrified veterinarian.
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Taking The Oath
Monica Goodling, former Justice Department White House liaison, is sworn in before she testifies before the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday, May 23, 2007, in Washington. Goodling, who resigned last month, testified about the firings of eight U.S. attorneys only after securing immunity from prosecution. Many lawmakers continued to call for Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to be fired over the dismissals.
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Relatives and friend carry a coffin during funerals for a number of students killed Tuesday in Waziriya by gunmen, at the city of Sadr, northern Baghdad, Iraq, on Wednesday, May 23, 2007.
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A Chinese worker cleans windows on a Beijing office building Wednesday, May 23, 2007. A boom in skyscraper construction in the Chinese capital has fed demand for window cleaners, many of whom are migrant laborers from the countryside.
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A participant performs while celebrating the bun festival on Cheung Chau island, Hong Kong Wednesday May 23, 2007. During the four-day bun festival celebration, the Taoist God of the Sea is worshipped and evil spirits are scared away by loud gongs and drums during a procession. There is also bun scrambling, parades, opera performances, and children dressed in colorful costumes.
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Calm Before The Storm?
Fishermen prepare to row out to fish in the still waters of the River Brahmaputra in Gauhati, India, as a bird soars above and monsoon clouds gather over the river, Wednesday, May 23, 2007.
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Table Tennis Anyone?
Finn Tugwell of Denmark serves the ball during a men's singles second round match against Adrian Crisan of Romania, at the World Table Tennis Championships in Zagreb, Croatia, Wednesday, May 23, 2007.
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A Giant African Millipede perks up on an entomologist's hand at the Houston Museum of Natural Science's Cockrell Butterfly Center Wednesday, May 23, 2007. The new interactive exhibit of live exotic insects will open to the public May 25.