Eye To Eye
An Ultra-Orthodox member of the Jewish group Neturei Karta speaks with a Muslim man during a demonstration against the Israeli government's construction works outside the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the Old City in an eastern Jerusalem neighborhood, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007. An earthen ramp leading to the hilltop compound known as the Temple Mount to Jews and as the Noble Sanctuary to Muslims is being repaired.
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An investor checks share prices at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007. Prices were widely lower, in line with other regional exchanges, due to lack of support as investors' continued to be concerned as stocks on Wall Street fell sharply, joining a global decline on growing concerns about slowing economies in the U.S. and China amid signs that oil prices may rise again.
Vice President Dick Cheney shares a light moment with Afghan President Hamid Karzai at the Presidential Palace in Kabul Tuesday Feb. 27, 2007. Cheney met Karzai hours after a suicide blast at the U.S. base where Cheney had spent the night killed several people. Cheney, on a surprise visit to Afghanistan, was unhurt.
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Iraqi children look at wrecked cars at the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007. At least 22 people were killed Tuesday in Iraq in a spate of mortar and bomb attacks, including one on a popular central Baghdad eatery at lunchtime, security officials said.
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Passengers board a ship using makeshift docks in the lower Yangtze River, which has dropped around 40 percent, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007, in Chongqing Municipality, China. A drought has hit the region and falling water levels in the river have left at least 1.5 million people in Chongqing short of water. Some 80 percent of China's inland river shipping services are carried over the Yangtze and its tributaries.
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A Pigeon Flies In The Bronx
A pigeon takes flight along the shoreline Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007, in the Bronx borough of New York. The Bronx is New York City's northernmost borough. It is the only one of the city's five boroughs situated on the U.S. mainland rather than on an island.
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View of rough seas Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007, in Saint-Paul de La Reunion as France's Indian Ocean island of Reunion remained under a cyclone warning due to tropical cyclone Gamede. Nine people were injured, one seriously, two days before, when the cyclone first brushed the island. A 600-yard-long bridge was swept away and around 100,000 people were left without electricity in the southern portion of the island.
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Damage to space shuttle Atlantis' external fuel tank can be seen Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007, at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. A hail storm left hundreds of divots on the shuttle's external fuel tank and NASA managers weren't sure Tuesday if the damage was severe enough to postpone next month's launch.
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On A Roll
A group of women select tobacco leaves at the San Juan and Martinez plantation in the western province of Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007. The 9th edition of the International Cigar Festival, attended by hundreds of cigar enthusiasts from Spain, Canada, Russia and 40 other countries, includes visits to plantations and cigar factories.
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Four-legged and two-legged residents alike enjoyed several feet of fresh snow that fell in northern Nevada overnight. Spud, a three-year-old Golden retriever, plays at his home in Carson City, Nev. on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007. Some Lake Tahoe ski resorts are reporting up to 3 feet of fresh snow with an additional 6-10 inches expected Tuesday night.
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