Soldier And The Shopkeeper
172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team soldier squats by a shopkeeper in central Baghdad's Karradah district, Thursday Oct. 26, 2006. U.S. and Iraqi forces threw a security cordon around Karradah on Monday night and continued door-to-door searches through Thursday in search for missing officer of Iraqi descent.
Credit: AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed
On The March
Members of an honor guard march after the welcome ceremony with Chinese President Hu Jintao for French President Jacques Chirac, in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006. Chirac is in Beijing leading a business delegation demonstrating France's commitment to engage with one of the world's largest economies.
Credit: AP Photo/Christophe Ena
A U.S.-made Hawk missile is fired during the South Korean Air Force's missile shooting match in Boryoung, south of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006. South Korea made its first concrete move to enforce sanctions over the North's nuclear test, saying it will ban Northern officials who fall under a U.N. travel restriction.
Credit: AP/Yonhap, Cho Yong-hak
An unidentified man hides himself from members of the South African police during a taxi drivers protest march against the taxi recapitalization program and what drivers claim to be the metro police's heavy-handiness towards them in Cape Town, South Africa, Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006.
Credit: AP Photo/Obed Zilwa
A bird flies past the U.S. Capitol early in the morning, Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006 in Washington.
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Fishin' On The Dock Of The Bay
Fishermen cast their lines into the waters of Havana Bay in the early morning hours in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006.
Credit: AP Photo/Javier Galeano
A woman sits on a terrace in the sun in Seelisberg, central Switzerland, Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006. With temperatures reaching 83 degrees, the second half of October has been the warmest in Switzerland since the beginning of weather monitoring.
Credit: AP/Keystone, Urs Flueeler
Hamming It Up
A visitor looks over prosciuttos (Italian ham) at the Salone del Gusto, Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, in Turin, Italy. The Slow Food movement kicks off its second world gathering, with delegates from 150 countries, pledging to "sow the seeds of virtuous globalization" by finding ways to promote quality food, sustainable agriculture and biodiversity.
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Off The Bench
Jason Schluneker takes advantage of the snowy conditions as he snowboards off a picnic bench Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006 in Boulder, Colo. A potent winter storm quickly dumped a significant amount of snow Thursday, snarling traffic and forcing dozens of school districts to shut down.
Credit: AP/Daily Camera, Paul Aiken
With a thick cloud of smoke blocking the sunlight, California Department of Forestry firefighters watch a wildfire as it threatens to jump Highway 243 in Banning, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006.
Credit: AP/San Bernardino Sun, Al Cuizon
The Statue of Liberty is seen in New York, Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006. The statue is celebrating its 120th anniversary on Saturday, Oct 28.
Credit: AP Photo/Seth Wenig