An Ethiopian Jew is knocked down by a mounted police officer during a demonstration in central Jerusalem, Israel, Monday, Nov. 6, 2006. A group was protesting a decision by Israeli medical authorities to dispose of blood donated by members of the Ethiopian community amid concerns that recent immigrants may have brought diseases with them from Africa, but Israel's Ethiopian community denounced the move as racism.
Teeth Of The Blaze
Firefighters fight a blaze at the Gatorland Zoo in Orlando, Fla., Monday, Nov. 6, 2006. The fire destroyed the gift shop and office complex at the 110-acre alligator theme park and preserve. Orange County Fire Rescue spokeswoman Marianne Nuckles said the fire did not appear to threaten any animals.
Lost In The Clouds
A member of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Presidential guards is seen atop a building during his visit to an exhibition in the West Bank town of Ramallah, Monday, Nov. 6, 2006. Abbas and negotiators from the Islamic militant group Hamas have reached agreement in principle on forming a government of technocrats, but still need to wrap up important details, a Hamas Cabinet minister said.
An Iraqi soldier enforces the second day of a curfew in Baghdad's Shiite enclave of Sadr City Monday, Nov. 6, 2006 following the sentencing of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein on Sunday. Baghdad and two restive Sunni provinces were locked down under 24-hour curfew in the wake of Saddam's death sentence for crimes against humanity. Officials said the clampdown would continue indefinitely.
10 Years Behind Bars
Rabei Ousmane Sayed Ahmed, also known as "Mohamed the Egyptian," looks through bars in the courtroom before the verdict is read in Milan, Italy, Monday, Nov. 6, 2006. The Milan court sentenced Rabei Ousmane Sayed Ahmed, the accused mastermind of the March 2004 train bombings in Madrid, to 10 years for being a member of a terrorist organization.
Stuck In The Mud
A tugboat works to free the USS Intrepid from its muddy footing at Pier 86 on the west side of Manhattan, Monday, Nov. 6, 2006 in New York. The legendary aircraft carrier got stuck in the deep Hudson River mud as powerful tugboats fought to pull it free to tow the floating museum downriver for a $60 million overhaul. The mission was scrubbed for the day at around 10:30 a.m. as the tide went down.
In The Pink
Flamingos stand in a salt lake in the coastal town of Larnaca, 28 miles south of the capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Monday, Nov. 6, 2006. The salt lake in Larnaca is a popular stopping-point on the migration routes of more than 300 species of birds.
Put 'Em Up
Madiha, 9, and her sister Shabana, 10, center, watch on the sidelines as Afghan girls compete in a Karate competition at the First Women's Olympics Monday, Nov. 6, 2006 in Kabul, Afghanistan. The competition features 90 competitors from 5-18 years old in 7 different weight categories. The competition, organized by Sports Sans Frontieres, runs from Nov. 5-9, and features sports such as basketball, volleyball and judo.
Fly Me To The Moon
A passenger jet passes in front of a full moon Monday, Nov. 6, 2006 in London. Air travel has recently been highlighted as a particular source of damage to the environment, with cheap, no-frills operators facing acute criticism.