TotallyCoolPix is all about the images and this is a retrospect all about the years 2000-2010 aka The Noughties. We could write about September 11th 2001 or the tsunami or countless earthquakes or the Middle East conflict or Barack Obama or Michael Schumacher or Saddam Hussein or Facebook or the human race. But we’ll let the pictures speak for themselves. Note: The images are in no particular order, some contain graphic scenes and they are the personal choice of the editors. If you miss something, we’re sorry.

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Best Pictures Of The Decade: The Noughties

01. The second tower of the World Trade Center explodes into flames after being hit by a airplane, New York September 11, 2001 with the Brooklyn bridge in the foreground. Both towers of the complex collapsed after being hit by hijacked planes. REUTERS/Sara K. Schwittek

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02. A man rinses soot from his face at the scene of a gas pipeline explosion near Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos December 26, 2006. Up to 500 people were burned alive on Tuesday when fuel from a vandalised pipeline exploded in Nigeria's largest city, Lagos, emergency workers said. Hundreds of residents of the Abule Egba district went to scoop fuel using plastic containers after thieves punctured the underground pipeline overnight to siphon fuel into a road tanker, locals said. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

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03. RNPS IMAGES OF THE YEAR 2010 - Army soldiers and riot policemen fire towards anti-government 'red shirt' protesters who planned a road block along a highway in the outskirts of Bangkok on April 28, 2010. Thai troops fired in the air and shot rubber bullets in a chaotic clash with anti-government protesters on a highway in Bangkok's suburbs on Wednesday that wounded at least 16 people and possibly killed one soldier. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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04. U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman HM1 Richard Barnett, assigned to the 1st Marine Division, holds an Iraqi child in central Iraq in this March 29, 2003 file photo. Confused front line crossfire ripped apart an Iraqi family after local soldiers appeared to force civilians towards positions held by U.S. Marines. March 20 marks the one year anniversary of the beginning of the U.S. led war against Iraq. The war started on March 20 Baghdad local time, March 19 Washington D.C. local time. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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05. Britney Spears (L) gets a kiss on the mouth from Madonna during the opening act of the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards at the Radio City Music Hall in New York, August 28, 2003. REUTERS/Win McNamee

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06. Smoke billows from a controlled burn of spilled oil off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico coast line June 13, 2010. Millions of gallons of oil have poured into the Gulf since an April 20 explosion on an offshore rig killed 11 workers and ruptured BP's deep-sea well. REUTERS/Sean Gardner

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07. A computer screen shows one of the miners trapped underground in a copper and gold mine, inside the mine at Copiapo, some 725 km (450 miles) north of Santiago August 26, 2010. Thirty-three miners trapped for 21 days in a Chilean mine may get videos of Maradona and other soccer greats to beat boredom as they face several months deep underground until they are dug out. Picture taken August 26, 2010. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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08. Military and forensic experts inspect the body of a man who was killed outside a nightclub in the border city of Ciudad Juarez August 31, 2009. A man was handcuffed to a fence and shot several times by drug hitmen outside a nightclub, according to local media. The assailants also left a warning message, known as narco mensaje, at the site of the shooting. Picture taken August 31, 2009. REUTERS/Alejandro Bringas

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09. An Iraqi man suspected of having explosives in his car is held after being arrested by the U.S army near Baquba, Iraq, October 15, 2005. Iraqis headed to the polls in an historic referendum on Saturday, with up to 15 million eligible voters deciding on a controversial new post-Saddam Hussein constitution that its backers hope will unite the torn country. Amid intense security, including a ban on all traffic, voters flowed on foot to polling stations across Baghdad. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

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10. Iraqi President Saddam Hussein fires shots into the air on December 31, 2000. Saddam presided on Sunday over what appeared to be the biggest military parade in Baghdad since the 1991 Gulf War, greeting army units with shots from a rifle he held in one hand. REUTERS/Faleh Kheiber

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11. A Rwandan worker wipes as he cleans a mass grave outside the church in Nyanza, Rwanda April 4, 2004. Vowing never again, Rwandans began a week of commemoration on Sunday for the estimated 800,000 people killed a decade ago in 100 days of genocide that the outside world did little to prevent. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

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12. A Kashmiri girl refugee carries a stone to helps her father to build a wall in the Neelum Valley near Kamsar camp, some 10 km (6 miles) north of the earthquake-devastated city of Muzaffarabad in Pakistan-administered Kashmir February 15, 2006. Winter weather has made life more difficult for survivors of last year's massive earthquake in South Asia, where more than two million people have been living in tents or crude shelters patched together from ruined homes. REUTERS/Thierry Roge

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13. Palestinians carry two wounded Palestinian babies after an Israeli artillery shell hit their house in the northern Gaza strip April 10, 2006. An Israeli artillery shell killed a young Palestinian girl and injured 12 others, including five children, when it hit a house in the northern Gaza Strip on Monday, Palestinian security sources and witnesses said. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

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14. Wounded Israeli civilians get first aid, following a suicide attack at Tel Aviv's old central bus station on April 17, 2006. A suspected Palestinian suicide bomber killed at least five people at a sandwich stand in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv on Monday and wounded dozens more, medics said. REUTERS/Noam Wind

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15. Nepali riot policemen beat pro-democracy activists after they were fired upon with tear gas for defying a curfew in Nepal's capital Kathmandu, April 22, 2006. Riot police clubbed and threw tear gas at tens of thousands of protesters as they shouted anti-monarch slogans while attempting to march towards the royal palace in protest of King Gyanendra. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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16. A would-be immigrant crawls after his arrival on a makeshift boat on the Gran Tarajal beach in Spain's Canary Island, May 5, 2006. Some 38 would-be immigrants arrived at the beach on a makeshift boat and some 39 were intercepted on a makeshift boat off Spain's Canary Island of Fuerteventura on their way to reach European soil from Africa. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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17. Italy's Fabio Cannavaro lifts the World Cup Trophy after the World Cup 2006 final soccer match between Italy and France in Berlin July 9, 2006. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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18. An Israeli soldier walks as leaves Lebanese territory during the second day of ceasefire near the town of Menara August 15, 2006. As a truce between Israel and Lebanon's Hizbollah entered its second day on Tuesday, planning got underway for a beefed up U.N. peacekeeping force to back the Lebanese army when it deploys to the south. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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19. The Tribute in Lights shines on the skyline of lower Manhattan in New York, September 11, 2006, as the fifth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center is observed. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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20. A North Korean soldier guards an army installation on the banks of the Yalu River at the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, October 10, 2006. With world leaders roundly condemning North Korea's announcement it had carried out a nuclear test, U.N. Security Council members weighed an arms embargo and financial sanctions on Pyongyang. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause

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21. Italy's Marco Materazzi falls on the pitch after being head-butted by France's Zinedine Zidane (R) during their World Cup 2006 final soccer match in Berlin July 9, 2006. REUTERS/Peter Schols

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22. Somali refugees run from the dust at Ifo camp near Dadaab, about 80km (50 miles) from Liboi on the border with Somalia in north-eastern Kenya, January 8, 2007. Aid agencies are operating three large refugee camps in Dadaab where about 160,000 Somali refugees are held and said they could provide more staff to help Kenya with any new influx. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

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23. Madonna carries her adopted son David at the Home of Hope orphanage in Mchinji village,135 km (84 miles) west of the capital Lilongwe April 17,2007. Malawi police and stone-throwing school students blocked journalists from covering pop star Madonna's visit to an orphanage on Tuesday where the boy she is adopting was due to meet his biological father. At right is Madonna's daughter Lourdes. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

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24. The cover of Time magazine's December 27, 2010/January 3, 2011 issue featuring Mark Zuckerberg as the Person of the Year is seen in this image released to Reuters December 15, 2010. Zuckerberg, founder and chief executive of The Facebook social networking site that has more than half a billion users, was named Time magazine's 2010 Person of the Year on Wednesday. REUTERS/TIME Magazine/Handout

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25. Benazir Bhutto prays as she arrives in Karachi, October 18, 2007. Bhutto ended eight years of self-exile on Thursday, returning to Karachi where more than 100,000 supporters poured onto the city's streets to welcome her home. REUTERS/Petr Josek

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26. Convicted Bali bomber Imam Samudera alias Abdul Aziz talks to his daughter during his last family visit in Batu prison, Nusa Kambangan Island, October 29, 2007. Three Indonesian militants on death row for their involvement in planning the Bali bombings five years ago said they were ready to die and would not seek a presidential pardon. REUTERS/Beawiharta

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27. A young man with an arrow in his head arrives at hospital following ethnic clashes in the town of Nakuru in the Rift Valley area January 26, 2008. Kenyans in the Rift Valley town of Nakuru feared more violence on Saturday after a disputed election triggered pitched battles between ethnic gangs that killed at least a dozen people. REUTERS/Peter Andrews

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28. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gestures as he is driven into Wandsworth Prison in a police van, in south west London December 14, 2010. A British judge granted bail of 200,000 pounds ($317,400) on Tuesday for the release of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, wanted in Sweden for alleged sex crimes and the target of U.S. fury over the release of secret diplomatic cables. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

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29. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wears 3-D glasses to watch a programme about an Iranian rocket during a visit to the control centre for Iran's space programme near Tehran February 4, 2008. Iran launched a rocket on Monday designed to send its first homemade research satellite into orbit in the next year, state television said, a move likely to add to Western concerns about Tehran's nuclear plans. REUTERS/Fars News

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30. Supporters reach out to touch the hand of democratic presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) after he spoke at a rally in Dallas, Texas February 20, 2008. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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31. Riot police storm past a dead protestor, Carlo Giuliani, who has been shot and killed by Carabiniere during rioting in central Genoa July 20, 2001. Police fired live rouds, tear gas and used water cannon in an attempt to disperse thousands of protestors demonstrating against the G8 summit. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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32. An indigenous woman holds her child while trying to resist the advance of Amazonas state policemen who were expelling the woman and some 200 other members of the Landless Movement from a privately-owned tract of land on the outskirts of Manaus, in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon March 11, 2008. The landless peasants tried in vain to resist the eviction with bows and arrows against police using tear gas and trained dogs. REUTERS/Luiz Vasconcelos-A Critica

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33. A protester burns a Chinese flag during a protest in the Tibetan capital Lhasa March 14, 2008. Protesters in Tibet's capital burnt shops and vehicles and yelled for independence on Friday as the region was hit by protests, prompting the Dalai Lama to urge Beijing to stop brute force. REUTERS/Stringer

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34. Kenji Nagai of APF tries to take photographs as he lies injured after police and military officials fired upon and then charged at protesters in Yangon's city centre September 27, 2007. Nagai later died. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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35. The Northern Lights are seen above the ash plume of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano in the evening April 22, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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36. California gubernatorial hopeful Arnold Schwarzenegger is surrounded by a cloud of confetti following a campaign rally during Schwarzenegger's campaign bus tour in Clovis, California, October 4, 2003.REUTERS/Blake Sell

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37. Rescuers carry a wounded man from the rubble of a building demolished by a bomb in the centre of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad June 14, 2004. A suicide car bomber blew himself up on a busy Baghdad street on Monday as a convoy of foreigners in civilian cars drove past, partly demolishing a nearby building, police at the scene said. REUTERS/Faleh Kheiber

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38. An Israeli border policeman fires teargas canister during a protest by Palestinians against the construction of the controversial Israeli security barrier in the West Bank village of Az-Zawiya June 20, 2004. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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39. A woman passes the scene of Sunday's explosion at al-Muhaya expatriate housing compound in the Wadi Laban suburb west of Riyadh in Saudi Arabia November 11, 2003. Saudi Arabia has detained suspects in the devastating suicide bomb attack on the housing complex after vowing to strike back with an iron fist. REUTERS/Sultan Al Fahed

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40. Britain's Prince Charles grins next to the Duchess of Cornwall as they leave St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle, southern England, after the Service of Prayer and Dedication following their marriage, April 9, 2005. Prince Charles and his long-term partner Camilla Parker Bowles, who became Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall on their marriage, married on Saturday in a low-key ceremony. Pictures of the Month April 2005 REUTERS/Toby Melville

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41. The final Concorde, Flight 216, takes off from London's Heathrow Airport, en route to its birthplace Filton in western England, November 26, 2003. Concorde, which has made more farewell tours than Frank Sinatra, let out its final supersonic roar on Wednesday as it hurtled across the Bay of Biscay at twice the speed of sound before starting its new earthbound life at a heritage centre being built in Filton. REUTERS/Lee Besford

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42. The new elected Pope Benedict XVI, known as German Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, greets thousands of pilgrims from the balcony of the St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, April 19, 2005. German Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, the strict defender of Catholic orthodoxy for the past 23 years, was elected Pope on Tuesday despite a widespread assumption he was too old and divisive to win election. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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43. A photo of Saddam Hussein after his capture is shown during a press conference in Baghdad, December 14, 2003. U.S. troops captured Saddam Hussein near his home town of Tikrit announced U.S. administrator in Iraq Paul Bremer on Sunday, in a major coup for Washington's beleaguered occupation force in Iraq. REUTERS/Handout

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44. A man carries two brothers who were killed when their home collapsed during an earthquake in Bam December 27, 2003. International rescue workers hacked desperately through flattened debris for survivors and cemeteries overflowed in Iran's ancient Silk Road city of Bam after an earthquake that killed more than 20,000 people. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

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45. Senegalese children run as locusts spread in the capital Dakar September 1, 2004. Only a military-style operation with bases across West Africa can stop the worst locust invasion for 15 years, Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade said on Tuesday as the insects swept into his capital. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) warned last week that the locust swarms infesting countries from Mauritania to Chad could develop into a full-scale plague without additional foreign aid. REUTERS/Pierre Holtz

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46. A Russian police officer carries a released baby from the school seized by heavily armed masked men and women in the town of Beslan. A Russian police officer carries a released baby from the school seized by heavily armed masked men and women in the town of Beslan in the province of North Ossetia near Chechnya, September 2, 2004. An armed gang, holding hundreds of people hostage in a Russian school, on Thursday freed four infants and at least two women. REUTERS/Viktor Korotayev

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47. Britain's yachtswoman Ellen MacArthur holds flares as she arrives in Falmouth, Cornwall on her trimaran, after breaking the record for sailing solo round the world, February 8, 2005. I'm elated and absolutely drained, a tearful MacArthur said by radio after crossing the finishing line in just over 71 days and 14 hours to smash the record set last year. REUTERS/Stephen Hird

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48. Fireworks light up Sydney's Harbour Bridge during the closing ceremony of the XXVII Olympiad in Sydney October 1, 2000. IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch earlier declared the Sydney Olympic games the best ever.

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49. Russian President Putin watches the launch of a missile during naval exercises in Russia's Arctic North on board the nuclear missile cruiser Pyotr Veliky. Russian President Vladimir Putin watches the launch of a missile during naval exercises in Russia's Arctic North on board the nuclear missile cruiser Pyotr Veliky (Peter the Great), August 17, 2005. Russia's President Vladimir Putin oversaw the launch at sea of a ballistic missile on Wednesday, salvaging some honour after the embarrassment of two failed launches on a visit to the fleet last year. Others are unidentified. REUTERS/ITAR-TASS/PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE

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50. Cuban President Fidel Castro addresses the audience during an event with his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez on Havana's Revolution Square February 3, 2006. Chavez arrived in Cuba on Friday for a 24-hour visit to accept an international award from UNESCO and open the Havana international book fair honoring Venezuela. Picture taken February 3, 2006 REUTERS/Stringer

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51. A woman puts her hand near a crack on a wall as she waits for food distribution in Port-au-Prince Haiti January 27, 2010. A shallow 4.9 magnitude aftershock rattled western Haiti on Tuesday, two weeks after a killer 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastated the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, the U.S. Geological Service said. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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52. Drowned African immigrants lie on the coast in Fuerteventura, one of the Spanish Canary Islands off the coast of Morocco August 1, 2003. Six immigrants drowned, when their flimsy boat ran aground and 15 others disappeared on Thursday when their boat capsized six miles offshore. Fuerteventura is the nearest of the Canary Islands to the African coast and traffickers habitually head for its shores from launching points in southern Morocco, packing their passengers into overloaded boats. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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53. Bolivian President-elect Evo Morales (L) receives a replica of South American independent fighter Simon Bolivar's sword from Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez at the Miraflores Palace in Caracas January 3, 2006. Morales is in Venezuela for a one-day visit. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

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54. Shawn Sawyer of Canada is seen during a practice session through the Olympic rings at the Palavela figure skating venue ahead of the Torino 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin, Italy, February 9, 2006. REUTERS/David Gray

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55. China's national flag is raised during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at the National Stadium, August 8, 2008. The stadium is also known as the Bird's Nest. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

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56. A Georgian man cries as he holds the body of his relative after a bombardment in Gori, 80 km (50 miles) from Tbilisi, August 9, 2008. A Russian warplane dropped a bomb on an apartment block in Gori on Saturday, killing at least 5 people, a Reuters reporter said. The bomb hit the five-story building close to Georgia's embattled breakaway province of South Ossetia when Russian warplanes carried out a raid against military targets around the town. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

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57. Michael Phelps and Garrett Weber-Gale celebrate after the U.S. won the men's 4x100m freestyle relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games August 11, 2008. REUTERS/David Gray

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58. Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates winning the men's 200m final of the athletics competition in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games August 20, 2008. Bolt set a new world record with a timing of 19.30 seconds. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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59. RNPS IMAGES OF THE YEAR 2010 - A hard hat from an oil worker lies in oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on East Grand Terre Island, Louisiana June 8, 2010. Energy giant BP Plc said on Tuesday it had sharply increased the amount of oil it was capturing from its blown-out Gulf of Mexico well, but U.S. officials want to know exactly how much oil is still gushing out. REUTERS/Lee Celano

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60. Bernard Madoff walks back to his apartment in New York December 17, 2008. Disgraced financier Madoff, accused of orchestrating a $50 billion fraud, was placed under house arrest on Wednesday as BNP Paribas became the latest European bank to be sideswiped by the scandal. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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61. An Iranian woman supporting former prime Minister Mirhossein Mousavi, who is a candidate for the upcoming presidential elections, covers her face with his picture during a pre-election gathering at a stadium in Tehran June 9, 2009. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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62. Janet Jackson (L-R), Paris Michael Katherine, LaToya Jackson, Jermaine Jackson and Prince Michael Jackson attend a memorial service for their brother and father, music legend Michael Jackson, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, July 7, 2009. Mariah Carey, Stevie Wonder and Usher led an emotional public memorial for Michael Jackson on Tuesday as the music world, the Jackson family and thousands of fans bade farewell to the King of Pop.
REUTERS/Gabriel Bouys/Pool

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63. A U.S. soldier of 2-12 Infantry 4BCT-4ID Task Force Mountain Warrior takes a break during a night mission near Honaker Miracle camp at the Pesh valley of Kunar Province August 12, 2009. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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64. Pall bearers carry the body of the late Pope John Paul II through a packed Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican. Pall bearers carry the body of the late Pope John Paul II through a packed Saint Peter's Square enroute to the Basilica at the Vatican April 4, 2005. Roman Catholic cardinals gather on Monday for the first time since the Pontiff's death to organise a funeral expected to draw the greatest tide of pilgrims and heads of state to the Vatican in its history. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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65. Unidentified bodies lie on a street in the Jabalya refugee camp in northern Gaza Strip early March 6, 2003. Israeli forces killed at least 11 Palestinians and injured more than 140, including some torn apart by a tank shell, in a major raid in the Gaza Strip on Thursday after a suicide bomber killed 15 people in Israel yesterday. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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66. People gather to get water from a huge well in the village of Natwarghad in the western Indian state of Gujarat on June 1, 2003. Natwargadh is in the midst of the worst drought in over a decade. Dams, wells and ponds have gone dry across the western and northern parts of Gujarat forcing people to wait for hours around village ponds for the irregular state-run water tankers to show up as the temperature sores to over 44 degree Celcius. The United Nation's World Environment Day will be celebrated on Thursday with the theme
of Water - Two Billion People are Dying for It.

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67. Finbarr O'Reilly, a Reuters photographer based in Senegal, has won the World Press Photo of the Year 2005, announced February 10, 2006, with this picture of a mother and child at an emergency feeding centre. The prestigious competition is the world's largest annual press photography contest. Jury chairman of the World Press Photo 2006 contest James Colton described the winning image as such, This image has everything - beauty, horror and despair. It is simple, elegant and moving. The picture was taken in Tahoua, Niger August 1, 2005. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly/

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68. A young girl walks with two bags of cold drinking water in Monrovia, Liberia, October 9, 2005. Liberians will go to the polls October 11 to choose a successor to deposed warlord-turned-president Charles Taylor. Pictures of the Month October 2005 REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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69. A Palestinian boy rides a horse in front of concrete wall separating the West Bank village of Abu Dis from East Jerusalem January 16, 2004. Israel's High Court decided on Thursday to hold a hearing within the next month on the legality of the disputed barrier Israel is building in the West Bank. The hearing was to be held before the International Court of Justice at the Hague was due to begin deliberations on February 23 in response to a request by the U.N. General Assembly to rule on whether Israel was legally obliged to tear down the barrier. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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70. A fighting bull with a shirt hanging on its right horn slips on the wet streets as it charges through central Pamplona during the first run of the week-long San Fermin Festival on July 7, 2002. The first running of the bulls in Spain's annual Pamplona festival got off to a slippery and dangerous start as several people were injured in the mad dash through cobblestone streets. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

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71. Zimbabwean policeman wait to load the body of murdered commercial farmer Charles Andersen into an ambulance at his Norfolk Estates farm, 80 Km's north of Harare, June 2, 2002. Andersen became the eleventh white commercial farmer to be killed since supporters of President Robert Mugabe began invading and settling on the farms in February 2000. REUTERS/Paul Cadenhead

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72. US hotels heiress Paris Hilton poses at photocall on the Carlton Hotel pier during 58th Cannes Film Festival. U.S. hotels heiress Paris Hilton (C) poses at a photocall on the Carlton Hotel pier during the 58th Cannes Film Festival May 13, 2005. Hilton is visiting the festival to promote the film National Lampoon's Pledge This!, in which she stars. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

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73. Fireworks illuminate the sky around a huge euro sculpture, designed by German artist Ottmar Hoerl, in front of the headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, January 1, 2002. Several thousand people in Frankfurt celebrated at a party on the streets around the ECB to welcome Europe's new currency, the euro. UNICS REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach REUTERS

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74. A woman walks past a heap of skinned seal cubs after the annual cull near the village of Nizhnaya Zolatitsa, some 150 km from the Arctic city of Arkhangelsk in Russia March 9, 2000. Local inhabitants rely on the cull as their only source of income for the whole year, making roughly $100 from selling the fur and meat taken during the week long event.

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75. To mark Earth Day on April 22, 2000, NASA scientists released this new image of the Earth, updating the famous Blue Marble photograph taken by Apollo astronauts. The digital image uses data collected in 1997 from several satellites to approximate what a human could see from orbit, with the added artistic license of having the Moon in the background. The prominent storm raging off the west coast of North America is Hurricane Linda. The image of the Moon has been magnified to about twice its relative size.

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76. Broward County Canvassing Board member, Judge Robert Rosenberg, stares at a dimpled punchcard ballot November 23, 2000 as the board begins counting the county's ballots that were considered questionable. After review by the three member panel, the vote went to Republican presidential candidate George W. Bush. Gore is in the final stages of a legal challenge to wrest the presidency away from Bush.

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77. Elian Gonzalez, held by Donato Dalrymple, is taken by U.S. federal agents from his Miami relatives April 22, 2000. U.S. federal authorities stormed the Miami house where Cuban shipwreck survivor Elian Gonzalez was sleeping early on a Saturday morning. Dalrymple is one of the two sport fishermen that rescued him at sea. In the Elian case, after a custody battle pitting President Fidel Castro's government against its arch-enemies in the Cuban-American community, the boy's Cuban father finally won his legal battle in U.S. courts and fetched Elian home on June 28. REUTERS/Alan Diaz/Pool

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78. Marooned flood victims looking to escape grab the side bars of a hovering Army helicopter which arrived to distribute food supplies in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded villages threw themselves at helicopters on Saturday as more heavy rain was expected to intensify both suffering and anger with the government. The disaster killed more than 1,600 people and disrupted the lives of 12 million. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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79. An Israeli Border Policeman and a Palestinian scream at each other face to face in the Old City of Jerusalem October 13, 2000 as the Palestinian is refused entry to the al-Aqsa mosque for Friday prayers. Israeli security forces prevented thousands of Palestinians from attending Friday prayers over concern for continued unrest and clashes following the prayers due to the increased tensions and fighting in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. REUTERS/Amit Shabi

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80. The bow of the Prestige oil tanker floats above water moments before sinking in waters off northern Spain November 19, 2002. The tanker
broke into two earlier in the day. The Prestige went down with some 70,000 tonnes of fuel oil. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

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81. Oil traders shout deals on the floor of the International Petroleum Exchange in London September 12, 2000. Truckers across western Europe blockaded highways to protest at the cost of fuel, the price of crude oil edged higher despite an OPEC pledge to increase production by 800,000 barrels daily.

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82. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak (R) jokingly pushes Palestinian President Yasser Arafat (C) into the Laurel cabin on the grounds of Camp David as U.S. President Bill Clinton watches during peace talks, July 11. Arafat and Barak were insisting that the other proceed through the door first. Camp David is the venue where Egypt and Israel made peace in September 1978, and the Laurel cabin was the site of many of the meetings.

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83. A singed shoe sits on a table inside a destroyed bar at the site of a bomb blast in Kuta Beach on Bali October 16, 2002. At least 181 people, mostly foreign tourists, died in an explosion Saturday night outside a popular night club on the Indonesian resort island. REUTERS/Beawiharta

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84. Russian special forces remove hostages from a besieged theatre where Chechen guerrillas were holding hundreds captive in Moscow October 26, 2002. Russian forces stormed the Moscow theatre being held by Chechen guerrillas on Saturday in a bloody dawn raid that succeeded in taking control of the building but left many dead among both hostages and rebels. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

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85. Dutch Iranian immigrant Mehdy Kavousi protests against proposed new asylum laws in Zaandijk, the Netherlands with his lips sewn together in this February 11, 2004 file photo. The Dutch lower house of parliament on February 17, 2004, approved plans to expel up to 26,000 failed asylum seekers, a move that would be unprecedented in Europe. REUTERS/Paul Vreeker

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86. An Afghan girl screams as she is held her father as a sharp aftershock hits the already devasted village of Nahrin March 27, 2002. This village in the Hindu Kush mountainous area of Afghanistan north of Kabul was the center of a major earthquake yesterday which killed at least 2,000 and left some 30,000 people homeless. REUTERS/Jim Holland

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87. Entertainer and popstar Michael Jackson holds an unidentified child, covered with a towel, as he looks down to fans out of a window after he arrived at a Berlin hotel November 19, 2002. Michael Jackson is in Berlin to be awarded with the prestigious Bambi 2002 media award for his lifetime achievment. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

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88. A Spanish policeman walks past a hole blasted through a train in an explosion at Madrid's Atocha train station after an explosion March 11, 2004. Simultaneous explosions killed at least 173 people on packed rush-hour trains in Madrid on Thursday in pre-election attacks that could be the worst ever by Basque separatist group ETA, officials said. Al-Qaeda claimed the attacks days later. REUTERS/Andrea Comas

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89. Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon ries to look through binoculars which still have their lens caps on near Tel Aviv January 7, 2003.

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90. U.S. President George W. Bush addresses U.S. Army soldiers and their families at Fort Hood, Texas, January 3, 2003. Bush addressed the rising tensions with North Korea and the possiblity of military action against Iraq. REUTERS/Jeff Mitchell

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91. Ukrainian woman places carnations into shields of anti-riot policemen standing outside the presidential office in Kiev. A Ukrainian woman places carnations into the shields of anti-riot policemen standing outside the presidential office in Kiev, November 24, 2004. Ukraine's authorities raised the stakes in a face-off with their liberal opposition on Wednesday as they prepared to announce results of a disputed election that are likely to infuriate thousands of protesters in the streets. Pictures of the month November 2004 REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

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92. A man walks in the street near the World Trade Center towers in New York City, early September 11, 2001. Both towers were hit by planes which crashed into the buildings, which collapsed shortly after. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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93. G8 leaders return into the Gleneagles Hotel following a group photo at the end of the G8 summit in Gleneagles, Scotland July 8, 2005. The world's leading industrialised powers have agreed a package of financial measures for Palestinians and increased aid for developing nations, British Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Friday. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs

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94. The bomb destroyed number 30 double-decker bus in Tavistock Square in central London July 8, 2005. Police have stated that over 50 people have been killed in the four blasts that tore through three underground trains and the bus and have added that the scene is too dangerous to remove bodies from the underground carriages. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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95. A group of soldiers form a line to clean up fuel oil spilled from the Prestige oil tanker near the coastal town of Muxia on Spain's devastated North West Atlantic coast on January 27, 2003. The aging, single-hulled tanker foundered off the coast of Galicia in November 2002 with 77,000 tonnes of heavy fuel oil on board, causing Spain's worst ever ecological disaster, contaminating hundreds of miles of coast and putting thousands of fishermen out of work. REUTERS/Miguel Vidal

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96. Mujic Sabra, a Bosnian Muslim woman cries over the coffin of her son Mujo in a factory hall in Potocari where 610 victims of Srebrenica massacre wait for the funeral. Mujic Sabra, a Bosnian Muslim woman cries over the coffin of her son Mujo on July 10, 2005 in a factory hall in Potocari where 610 victims of Srebrenica massacre wait for the funeral. Tens of thousands of family members, foreign dignitaries and guests are expected to attend a ceremony in Srebrenica on July 11 marking the 10th anniversary of the massacre in which Serb forces killed up to 8,000 Muslim men and boys. 610 identified victims will be buried at a memorial cemetery during the ceremony, their bodies found in some 60 mass graves around the town. More than 1,300 Srebrenica victims are already buried there. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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97. Queen Beatrix closes her eyes as coffin of her father Prince Bernhard is carried into Royal Palace Noordeinde in The Hague. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands closes her eyes as the coffin of her father Prince Bernhard is carried into the Royal Palace Noordeinde in The Hague December 5, 2004. Prince Bernhard died on December 1 in Utrecht. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

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98. Anti-war protesters gather in London at the start of a demonstration against war on Iraq, February 15, 2003. Millions of people are expected to take to the streets of towns and cities across the globe on Saturday to demonstrate against a looming U.S.-led war on Iraq in the biggest protests since the Vietnam war. REUTERS/Peter Macdiarmid

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99. Coffins of U.S. military personnel are prepared to be offloaded at Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Delaware in this undated photo. The U.S. Air Force, in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, released to Web site www.thememoryhold.org on April 14 more than 300 photographs showing the remains of U.S. service members returning home. The Pentagon tightly restricts publication of photographs of coffins with the remains of U.S. troops and has forbidden journalists from taking pictures at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, the first stop for the bodies of troops being sent home. REUTERS/USAF/

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100. Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning his singles match against Spain's Rafael Nadal at the ATP World Tour Finals in London November 28, 2010. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

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101. A mourner wearing a mask to ward off SARS hides under an umbrella during the funeral of SARS doctor Tse Yuen-man in Hong Kong May 22, 2003. Tse, the first front-line doctor to be killed by the desease in the territory, was given the highest honours at her funeral and was buried in Gallant Garden, a cemetary reserved for residents who perish in the line of duty. The deadly virus has infected 1,719 people and killed 255 since it swept into the congested territory. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

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102. An Indian man cries as he holds the hand of his eight-year-old son who was killed when a tsunami hit on Sunday in Cuddalore, India. An Indian man cries as he holds the hand of his eight-year-old son who was killed when a tsunami hit on Sunday in Cuddalore, 180 km (112 miles) south of the southern Indian city of Madras December 27, 2004. India's weather bureau on Monday warned that more tsunamis could strike the coast over the next couple of days but said they would be smaller than the giant tidal wave triggered by an earthquake that killed thousands around Asia. REUTERS/Arko Datta


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103. An Indian woman mourns the death of her relative (R) who was killed in tsunami on Sunday in Cuddalore, some 180 km (112 miles) south of the southern Indian city of Madras December 28, 2004. REUTERS/Arko Datta

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104. A view of Meulaboh town after Sunday massive earthquake and the powerfull tsunami it triggered on January 1, 2005. Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono made a brief visit to the town of Meulaboh, just 150 km from epicentre of the earthquake where officials estimated 40,000 of the 120,000 residents had perished. REUTERS/Dudi Anung-State Secretariat

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105. Picture obtained by ABC News and released May 19, 2004 shows a man identified as Sgt. Charles Graner posing over the body of detainee Manadel a-Jamadi in Abu Ghraib prison. According to testimony from Spc. Jason Kenner, obtained by ABC News, the man was brought to the prison by US Navy Seals in good health. Kenner said he saw extensive bruising on the detainee's body when he was brought out of the showers, dead. Kenner says the body was packed in ice during a battle between CIA and military interrogators over who should dispose of the body. The Justice Department opened an investigation into this death and four others today following a referral from the CIA. The photo was taken by Sgt. Charles Fredrick who in e-mails to his family has asked why the people responsible for the prisoner's death were not being prosecuted in the same manner that he is.

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106. An explosion rocks Baghdad during air strikes March 21, 2003. U.S.-led forces unleashed a devastating blitz on Baghdad on Friday night, triggering giant fireballs and deafening explosions and sending huge mushroom clouds above the city centre. Missiles slammed into the main palace complex of President Saddam Hussein on the bank of the Tigris River, and key government buildings, in an onslaught that far exceeded strikes that launched the war on Thursday, Reuters correspondents said. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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107. Brazil's captain Cafu lifts the World Cup trophy after his team won the World Cup final against Germany in Yokohama June 30, 2002. This was Brazil's record fifth World Cup with Ronaldo scoring both goals in a 2-0 victory over Germany. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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108. Opponents of Israel's disengagement plan from Gaza, scream as they speak with a policeman in Jewish Gaza Strip settlement of Kfar Darom. Opponents of Israel's disengagement plan from Gaza, scream as they speak with a special evacuation policeman after the forces took over the roof top of the synagogue in the Jewish Gaza Strip settlement of Kfar Darom in Gush Katif settlements bloc, August 18, 2005. Israeli troops using cranes and water cannon battled protesters on the rooftop of a Gaza settlement synagogue on Thursday as they assaulted the last bastions of resistance to evacuation of the occupied strip. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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109. Ali Ismail Abbas, 12, wounded during an airstrike according to hospital sources, lies in a hospital bed in Baghdad, April 6, 2003. Abbas was fast asleep when war shattered his life. A missile obliterated his home and most of his family, leaving him orphaned, badly burned and blowing off both his arms. It was midnight when the missile fell on us. My father, my mother and my brother died. My mother was five months pregnant, the traumatised boy told Reuters at Baghdad's Kindi hospital. Our neighbours pulled me out and brought me here. I was unconscious, he said on Sunday. REUTERS/Faleh Kheiber

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110. U.S. Marine Corp Assaultman Kirk Dalrymple watches as a statue of Iraq's President Saddam Hussein falls in central Baghdad April 9, 2003. U.S. troops pulled down a 20-foot (six metre) high statue of President Saddam Hussein in central Baghdad on Wednesday and Iraqis danced on it in contempt for the man who ruled them with an iron grip for 24 years. In scenes reminiscent of the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, Iraqis earlier took a sledgehammer to the marble plinth under the statue of Saddam. Youths had placed a noose around the statue's neck and attached the rope to a U.S. armoured recovery vehicle. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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111. Discovery Channel team rider Armstrong passes the Arc de Triomphe in Paris after winning his seventh Tour de France. Discovery Channel team rider Lance Armstrong of the U.S. passes the Arc de Triomphe in Paris after winning his seventh Tour de France, July 24, 2005. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

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112. A man holding a baby uncovers the body of a dead man, suspected to have been sitting there for two days, outside the New Orleans Convention Center September 1, 2005. Several people among the thousands of stranded hurricane evacuees have died while waiting outside the building, with no sign of imminent help on the way. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

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113. Am American flag flies near the base of the destroyed World Trade Center in New York, September 11, 2001. Planes crashed into each of the two towers, causing them to collapse. REUTERS/Peter Morgan

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114. A man clings to the top of a vehicle before being rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard from the flooded streets of New Orleans, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, in Louisiana September 4, 2005. Residents continue to be rescued from their homes and the streets of the flood ravaged city. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

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115. Smoke from the remains of New York's World Trade Center shrouds lower Manhattan as a lone seagull flies overhead in a photograph taken across New York Harbor from Jersey City, New Jersey September 12, 2001. Each of the twin towers were hit by hijacked airliners and collapsed in one of numerous acts of terrorism directed at the United States on September 11, 2001. REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine

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116. African would-be immigrants being rescued off the Canary Islands. The photo was taken at sea off the coast of Fuerteventura November 12, 2004. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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117. a suspected of assassin for exiled Hatian president Jean Bertrand Aristide's Lavalas party being held in a car. The photo was taken in Petit Goave, Haiti March 3, 2004. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar

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118. Conservative challenger Angela Merkel, leader of Germany's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) is surrounded by photographers as she arrives to address a news conference following a party leaders meeting in Berlin September 19, 2005. Merkel reiterated on Monday the election result had given her Christian Democrats (CDU) and their Bavarian sister party, the CSU, a clear mandate to form the next government. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

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119. British soldier jumps from a burning tank which was set ablaze after a shooting incident in the southern Iraqi city of Basra September 19, 2005. Angry crowds attacked a British tank with petrol bombs and rocks in Basra on Monday after Iraqi authorities said they had detained two British undercover soldiers in the southern city for firing on police. Two Iraqis were killed in the violence, an Interior Ministry official said. REUTERS/Atef Hassan FR05090016 also see GF1DTZKTLRAA

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120. Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic is escorted by a United Nations security guard as he makes his initial appearance at the War Crimes Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague July 3, 2001. Milosevic has said that he doesn't recognise the authority of the court, where he is facing charges of crimes against humanity, including mass murder and deportation. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

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121. Pope John Paul II closes the Holy Door in St. Peter's Square January 6, 2001.The 80-year-old Pope ended the 2000 Jubilee Year by closing the Holy Door in St. Peter's Basilica, celebrating a mass for more than 100,000 people in the square outside and issuing an 82-page Apostolic Letter onthe new millennium. REUTERS/Vatican

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122. U.S. President George W. Bush (R) listens as White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card informs him of a second plane hitting the World Trade Center while Bush was conducting a reading seminar at the Emma E. Booker Elementary School in Sarasota, Florida September 11, 2001. Bush made a brief statement before leaving the school and immediately returned to Washington. REUTERS/Win McNamee

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123. An Afghan refugee begs while sitting outside a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan on November 1, 2001. Pakistan hosts over 2.5 million displaced Afghans. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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124. Ferrari Formula One driver Michael Schumacher of Germany celebrates after winning the San Marino Grand Prix in the Italian town of Imola April 23, 2006. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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125. A young Afghan woman shows her face in public for the first time after 5 years of Taliban Sharia law as she waits at a food distribution centre in central Kabul November 14, 2001. Under its strict interpretation of Islam, the Taliban ordered all women hidden behind head-to-toe burqas. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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126. A video grab from an undated footage from the Internet shows Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden making statements from an unknown location. Osama bin Laden praises martyrdom as a weapon and a path to glory for Muslims in a video that CNN said on July 14, 2007 was intercepted before it was to appear on radical Islamist Web sites. REUTERS/REUTERS TV

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127. Turkey named Liberty surprises President George W. Bush at the annual turkey pardoning event at the White House, three days ahead of Thanksgiving, November 19, 2001. The fortunate bird will spend the rest of his days on a farm in Virginia. With the president are turkey industry representatives Jeff Radford (L) and Stuart Proctor. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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128. A Muslim student from the University of Indonesia attends an anti-U.S. and anti-U.N. protest near the United Nations office in central Jakarta October 10, 2001. Some 300 Indonesian students staged a rally protesting the United Nation's support of the U.S.-led strikes of Afghanistan.REUTERS/Beawiharta

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129. Entertainer Michael Jackson waves to fans from atop a vehicle following his arraignment on child molestation charges, in Santa Maria, California, January 16, 2004. Jackson, free on $3 million bail, pled not guilty to the charges. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian/POOL

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130. File photo showing singer Janet Jackson (L) performing after fellow singer Justin Timberlake ripped off one of her chest plates, at the end of their half time performance at Super Bowl XXXVIII in Houston, on February 1, 2004. Jackson's right breast during a halftime Super Bowl performance has become the most-searched image in Internet history, online companies said on Wednesday. Jackson's unscripted flash of flesh during Sunday's Super Bowl halftime sent Internet surfers seeking pictures of the snafu in greater numbers over a 24 hour period than searches for September 11 or Madonna's kiss with Britney Spears. REUTERS/Win McNamee

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131. Police tape marked as a Foreclosure Free Zone is seen outside the foreclosed home of Marie Elie in Elmont, New York, April 9, 2009. Demonstrators from ACORN gathered as Home Defenders calling on a one year foreclosure moratorium that would stop evictions. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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132. Supporters of assassinated opposition leader Benazir Bhutto crowd around an ambulance carrying her body during her funeral procession in Garhi Khuda Bukhsh near Naudero December 28, 2007. Thousands of mourners wept and beat their heads and chests as the body of Bhutto left her ancestral home at the start of the funeral procession on Friday.REUTERS/Zahid Hussein

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133. A diver dives from 6m springboard during a free training session in the Olympic aquatic centre in Athens August 5, 2004, eight days before of start of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. REUTERS/Marcelo Del Pozo

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134. U.S. President-elect Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) speaks to supporters during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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135. Pete Sampras of the United States kisses the trophy after winning the U.S. Open in Flushing, New York, September 8, 2002. Sampras defeated compatriot Andre Agassi 6-3 6-4 5-7 6-4 to claim his 14th grand slam title. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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136. Sgt. William Olas Bee, a U.S. Marine from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, has a close call after Taliban fighters opened fire near Garmser in Helmand Province of Afghanistan May 18, 2008. The Marine was not injured. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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137. French-Colombian politician Ingrid Betancourt (R) hugs her mother Yolanda Pulecio after her arrival at Catam military airport in Bogota July 2, 2008. Betancourt, three Americans and 11 other hostages held for years in jungle captivity were rescued on Wednesday from leftist guerrillas by Colombian troops posing as aid workers.
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138. Muslims attend prayers on the eve of the first day of the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque in Surabaya, East Java August 31, 2008. Muslims around the world congregate for special evening prayers called Tarawih during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. REUTERS/Sigit Pamungkas

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139. Protestors hold signs behind Richard Fuld, Chairman and Chief Executive of Lehman Brothers Holdings, as he takes his seat to testify at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the causes and effects of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy, on Capitol Hill in Washington, October 6, 2008. Fuld told Congress on Monday that U.S. banking regulators knew exactly how Lehman was pricing its distressed assets and about its liquidity in the months before its collapse. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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140. U.S. President-elect Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) arrives to speak to supporters with his wife Michelle (L) and their children Malia (2nd L) and Sasha (2nd R) during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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141. Severely malnourished Sadiki Basilaki, 9, receives a mug of milk at a catholic mission feeding center in Rutshuru, 70kms (50 miles) north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 13, 2008. Malnutrition rates in Rutshuru, which has seen weeks of fighting between government soldiers and dissident Tutsi general Laurent Nkunda's rebels, are almost double emergency thresholds and aid workers are battling insecurity to deliver rations. The latest wave of fighting has worsened a humanitarian disaster that began in the 1990s. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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142. A policeman walks with an elderly man after shootings by unidentified assailants at a railway station in Mumbai November 26, 2008. At least 80 people have been killed in a series of attacks in Mumbai, police said. REUTERS/Stringer

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143. Northern Alliance fighters ride on a T-62 tank past a dead body on the motorway 3 km north of Kabul, as Northern Alliance fighters approached the Afghan capital, November 13, 2001. Forces of the anti-Taliban Northern Alliance entered Kabul on Tuesday after Taliban forces fled the capital, and were greeted by civilians.

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144. Tourists watch the sun being blocked by the moon during a solar eclipse in the Australian outback town of Lyndhurst, located around 700 kilometres (437 miles) north of Adelaide December 4, 2002. The town is one of only four in Australia where the 26 second-long full eclipse of the sun could be seen and occurred during celebrations for the Year of the Outback. The shadow path of whats called totality, where the diamond ring effect becomes visible, can be seen on a path that is just 36 kilometres wide. REUTERS/David Gray