Iraqi children stand on tank tracks in Basra, 340 miles southeast of Baghdad, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006. A British tank was damaged when gunmen opened fire. Information on any soldiers in the tank at the time was not available.
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A Pakistani schoolboy stands near a temporary building donated for earthquake victims by the Muslim community of Brownsville, Texas, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006 near Shogran, Pakistan. The U.S. government plans to spend some $200 million over four years in helping earthquake victims recover from the October 8, 2005 quake that killed 74,000 people and left some 3 million homeless.
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U.S. Army soldiers catch some sleep while waiting for Vice President Dick Cheney to arrive for a visit at Fort Hood, Texas, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2006.
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In A Big Rut
An employee of the municipality of Ramberviller takes pictures of a fire truck stuck in a hole after the collapse of a road caused by the Mortagne river, which flooded Ramberviller, in the Vosges mountains, eastern France, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006.
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A Sri Lankan government expert inspects a Claymore mine Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006. The 33-pound mine was found in a Tamil area known as "Little Jaffna" in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo and defused by the bomb squad. The discovery was made as a Norwegian peace envoy tried to arrange talks between the government and Tamil Tiger guerrillas. More than 60,000 people have been killed in three decades of ethnic bloodshed.
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An ultra-orthodox Jewish man checks myrtle branch to determine if it is ritually acceptable as one of the four items used as a symbol on the Jewish holiday of Sukkot in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006. The holiday commemorates the Israelites 40 years of wandering in the desert. A decorated hut is erected outside religious households as a sign of temporary shelter. The weeklong holiday begins on Friday.
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Smoking Out Some Customers
Guljeria Devi, a 65-year-old fish seller, smokes as she waits for customers at a fish market along the river Brahmaputra in Gauhati, India, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006.
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A young girl washes plates for her family in the North Darfur refugee camp of El Sallam on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006. Some 80,000 refugees live in El Sallam and the nearby camp of Abu Shouk, with humanitarian workers struggling to provide aid amid growing violence and security problems.
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Brazil Plane Crash
A relative of a passenger killed in the Gol jet crash waits for the bodies to arrive as police guard the entrance of the Legal Medicine Institute in Brasilia, Brazil, on Wednesday, Oct 4, 2006. A Brazilian court ordered police to seize the passports of two U.S. pilots whose executive jet clipped a commercial plane in midair last week shortly before the larger aircraft crashed, killing all 155 people onboard.
Down, But Not Out
Russia's Elena Dementieva lays on the court as she is treated for an injury by physiotherapist Carole Doherty in the third set of her match against Katarina Srebotnik from Slovenia at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in the Porsche Arena in Stuttgart, southwestern Germany, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006. Dementieva was eventually able to continue and went on to win the match 4-6, 7-5, 7-5.