Australia Day Dance
An Aboriginal dancer takes part in the Woggan-Ma-Gule traditional morning ceremony to begin activities for Australia Day on Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, in Sydney, Australia. Australians all over the country and abroad are celebrating Australia Day.
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Pvt. Dabiel Wexler, 22, from St. Louis, Mo. listens to instructions, as the 642nd Engineer Company prepares to search for roadside bombs in west Baghdad, Iraq Friday, Jan. 26, 2006. U.S. troops are gearing up for a large effort to pacify the Iraqi capital.
Credit: AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo
Car Bomb Cleanup
Residents clean up the aftermath of two powerful car bomb explosions in Karrada, a predominantly Shiite neighborhood in central Baghdad, Iraq, Friday Jan. 26, 2007. A suicide car bomber struck a predominantly Shiite neighborhood in central Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 26 people and wounding 54, police said.
Credit: AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed
President Bush, right, meets with Gen. David H. Petraeus, the incoming Commander of Multi-National Force, Friday, Jan. 26, 2007 in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
Credit: AP Photo/Gerald Herbert
A Father's Farewell
A little girl cries in her father's arms at the end of a ceremony held before the departure for Iraq of 395 Romanian soldiers in Bragadiru, southwest of Bucharest, Friday, Jan. 26 2007. According to the country's President Traian Basescu , Romania has no intentions of withdrawing troops from the U.S.-led coalition in Iraq.
Credit: AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda
A man looks at exhibit showing the Nazi flag during a tour of the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, Friday, Jan. 26, 2007. Yad Vashem is holding events around the world as part of the annual United Nations Holocaust Remembrance Day on Saturday, January 27th.
Credit: AP Photo/Kevin Frayer
A pair of barn owls sits on the arm of a keeper in the zoo in Munich, southern Germany, Friday, Jan. 26, 2007. The pair just arrived at the zoo and will be part of the bird of prey show in the spring.
Credit: AP Photo/Diether Endlicher
Moroccan policemen stand guard as one unidentified defendant arrives at the Sale court near Rabat, Morocco, Friday, Jan. 26, 2007. A trial for more than 50 suspected terrorists, including members of Morocco's security services, accused of plotting to attack military and tourist sites in the North African nation was delayed by judges because of a dispute over how to represent those suspects who couldn't afford lawyers.
Where's The Fire?
Steamboat Springs firefighters, from left, Matt Newman, Brian Shively and Joe Oakland discuss strategy for the upcoming hose race during the 16th Annual National Firefighters Ski Race at the Steamboat Ski Area, Friday, Jan. 26, 2007. Twenty teams, wearing full turnout protective gear, put their skills to the test, while carrying a 50-foot length 1-3/4" hose through the entire racecourse.
Credit: AP/Steamboat Resort, L. Pierce