Book Market Balst
A man tries to extinguish a fire after a suicide car bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, March 5, 2007. A suicide car bomber struck near the well-known Mutanabi book market in central Baghdad, killing at least 26 people and injuring more than 50, in a first major blast in the city in several days, police said.
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Bungling Escapee Takes Barbs
A man who tried to escape from a prison in Bochum, Germany, is seen in an image from video released Monday, March 5, 2007, hanging upside down in the barbed wire of the prison wall on Sunday. Two others failed to cross the wall inside the prison's compound, but a third managed to reach the capstone, where he got stuck in the barbed wire and had to be rescued by the fire department before receiving first aid.
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Troop Treatment Controversy
Spc. Jeremy Duncan testifies during a hearing before the House Subcommittee of Government Reform and Oversight Committee Monday, March 5, 2007, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington. The hearing was held to examine the treatment and living conditions of injured soldiers at the medical center. Duncan suffered a broken neck and lost his left ear to an improvised explosive device while he was on patrol in Iraq.
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Hop Off The Bus ...
A woman jumps out of a mini bus after it was tear-gassed by anti riot police in Kampala, Uganda, Monday, March 5, 2007. Ugandan judges went on a nationwide strike Monday, saying their independence had been compromised by police who stormed the High Court and re-arrested opposition supporters who had been granted bail.
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Better Not Bat An Eyelash
A Filipino model waits for her turn during the 17th National Open Championship for Hairstyling and Makeup competition in Manila on Monday, March 5, 2007. About 8,000 hairdressers from all over the country participated in the annual event in hopes of winning cash prizes and an educational grant to Shanghai, China.
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An Israeli soldier stands in front of a Palestinian shop during an Israeli operation in the West Bank city of Hebron, March 5, 2007. Palestinian prime minister designate Ismail Haniya said Monday that he expected to unveil a new government uniting his Hamas faction and the moderate Fatah party by the end of next week.
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In Harm's Way
A U.S. soldier with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) patrols in Farah province, Afghanistan, March 5, 2007. Nine Afghans died when U.S.-led coalition warplanes bombed their homes during a battle with militants, officials said. It was the second deadly incident involving civilians in as many days.
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A woman walks past the golden domed Alexander Nevski cathedral as they are reflected in a puddle, during unusually warm weather in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, Monday, March 5, 2007.
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Big Country, Big Congress
Chinese delegates listen to Premier Wen Jiabao during opening ceremony of the National People's Congress at Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Monday March 5, 2007. Wen pledged greater support for education and health care and said the government would also tackle environmental problems, land seizures and privatization of state industries. Wen also pledged upgrading for China's big but largely outdated armed forces.
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Trader Earl Counter, center, makes an offer as the market opens in the S&P 500 futures trading pit, Monday, March 5, 2007, at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. European and Asian markets fell again Monday, March 5, 2007 extending their slide into a second week as investors worried about a possible global slowdown and dumped stocks that had surged in recent weeks. U.S. stocks were steady in early trading.
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Unidentified Kenyon Press employees embrace in the parking lot after a shooting Monday, March 5, 2007, in Signal Hill, Calif. A disgruntled employee firing a pistol seriously wounded three co-workers at a menu printing plant before killing himself as a SWAT team entered the building, authorities said.
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