Fit To A Bee
Regina Danielle Bish of St. Catherine, Jamaica, Kavya Shivashankar of Olathe, Kansas, and Aishwarya E. Pastapur of Overland Park, Kansas, participate in the 2007 Scripps National Spelling Bee Wednesday, May 30, 2007 in Washington. About 300 competitors will take part in the annual spelling competition that lasts two days, with a champion determined Thursday.
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Pope Benedict XVI meets Kate and Gerry McCann, the parents of Madeleine McCann, the 4-year-old British girl who disappeared in Portugal nearly a month ago, after his weekly audience in Saint Peter's Square in Vatican City, Wednesday, May 30, 2007. The pope spent several minutes talking with the McCanns, both devout Roman Catholics, and said he would pray for Madeleine's safe return.
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Fireworks are released from the Buddha tooth Relic Temple & Museum, Wednesday May 30, 2007 in Singapore, on the eve of Vesak Day. Singapore, with a predominantly Buddhist population, is gearing up for celebrations marking Buddha's birthday on May 31.
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An Afghan woman clad in a burqa carries a pan of bread on her head in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, May 30, 2007.
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A man stands on the wing of an airborne 1943 Boeing Stearman bi-plane during the annual Breitling Flight Day over the airfield of Buochs, Switzerland, Wednesday, May 30, 2007.
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Kijuvu, right, a 15-year-old female gorilla, shows her newborn baby to another female gorilla, Shinda, Wednesday, May 30, 2007, at the zoo in Prague.
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Female pershmerga, the Kurdish security force, show off some moves during a handover ceremony from U.S. forces to the Kurdish regional government in the northern city of Arbil Wednesday, May 30, 2007. Responsibility for security in Iraq's three northern provinces -- Sulaimaniyah, Arbil and Dohuk -- was given to the Kurdish regional government.
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Bullfighter Javier Valverde flies into the air after he was butted by the bull during a bullfight in Madrid, Wednesday May 30, 2007.
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New York State Trooper Jeff Bebak reconstructs an accident scene involving a Le Roy Central School bus and a dump truck in Batavia, N.Y., Wednesday, May 30, 2007. The small school bus carrying 14 people collided with a dump truck Wednesday, seriously injuring some of the passengers, emergency and school officials said.
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There Goes Blair
Local children look through a fence to catch a glimpse of British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Wednesday, May 30, 2007, near Freetown, Sierra Leone. Blair is on a five day visit to meet with African leaders as he prepares to step down as Britain's Prime Minister on June 27, 2007.
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