Attorney General Alberto Gonzales speaks as he announces his resignation Monday, Aug. 27, 2007, at the Department of Justice in Washington. Gonzales resigned after a lengthy standoff over his honesty and competence at the helm of the Justice Department, especially in his handling of the firing of U.S. attorneys and FBI terrorism investigations.
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Michael Vick, right, arrives at federal court in Richmond, Va., Monday Aug. 27, 2007. Vick pleaded guilty Monday to a federal dogfighting charge and awaited a Dec. 10 sentencing date that could send the star NFL quarterback to prison.
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Lightning flashes over the Las Vegas Strip early Monday, Aug. 27, 2007, in Las Vegas. A series of strong thunderstorms swept through the area overnight. Fire department personnel responded to numerous vehicles stuck in flooded roadways and reported 10 building fire calls and more than 50 tree fires as a result of lightning.
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Firemen battle a fire near the village of Andritsena on the Peloponnesian peninsula, Monday, Aug. 27, 2007. Parts of Greece were plagued by raging forest fires for a fourth day and charged seven people with arson as a growing international force gathered to battle the flames that have claimed more than 60 lives.
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Laborers work on the dome of a high-rise building in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 27, 2007.
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A Bird In Hand ...
People feed pigeons inside the campus of the famous Mecca Masjid and beside Hyderabad's landmark Charminar, right, Monday, Aug. 27, 2007, in Hyderabad, India.
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A Handle On The Open
Julia Goerges of Germany holds her tennis racket with a smiley face in the strings as she waits for a serve from Justine Henin of Belgium during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Aug. 27, 2007.