Iraqi Army Lt. Kfah passes a bonfire during a joint patrol with the Iraqi National Police and Bravo Troop, 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment in the Shiite enclave of Sadr City in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, March 7, 2007.
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Bill On The Hill
Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Wednesday, March 7, 2007, in Washington. Gates called for more government spending on education and training, especially in high school math and science. He called high schools in their current form a barrier to success in the digital age.
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Palestinian children walk past Israeli border police patrolling and checking ID cards in alleys and a market in the West Bank town of Hebron Wednesday, March 7, 2007. The Palestinian Hamas movement has grown stronger since its surprising rise to power in elections a year ago despite Israeli and Western efforts to weaken the group, a top Israeli military commander said.
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Crocuses have bloomed in the Johanna Park in Leipzig, eastern Germany Wednesday, March 7, 2007.
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Bulbs are sintered at a light bulb factory Wednesday, March 7, 2007, in Chongqing Municipality, China. Traditional incandescent light bulbs are still widely used and produced in China though a global campaign has been launched to promote the use of more energy-efficient bulbs. Australia plans to phase out incandescent light bulbs and replace them with compact fluorescent bulbs within three years.
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The wreckage of a Garuda jetliner which caught fire after crash-landing lies in a rice field near the runway of Adisucipto airport in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, March 7, 2007. The plane carrying more than 140 passengers and crew burst into flames as it landed on Java island, killing at least 21 people, the airline and witnesses said.
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Young girls walk to fetch water from a step well at Mandav, about 188 miles from Bhopal, India, Wednesday, March 7, 2007.
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Merrill Setzler pushes through the snow flying from his snow blower while he clears his sidewalk in Hummelstown, Pa., Wednesday, March 7, 2007.