A soldier from the 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment of the U.S. Army waits during a raid Thursday, July 12, 2007, in the tense Amariyah neighborhood of Baghdad. The 1-5 Cav conducted the raid of a large bus depot along with Iraqi Army soldiers and the "Amariyah Freedom Fighters," a group of former insurgents now allied with U.S. forces in the neighborhood. Amariyah is one of Baghdad's most dangerous neighborhoods.
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President Bush pauses during his news conference on the Iraq Initial Benchmark Assessment Progress report in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, July 12, 2007.
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Kenneth E. Barnes is led by ATF special agent Jason Wick and FBI Special Agent Gerry Clark, Thursday, July 12, 2007, to be processed in connection with the bank robbery and bomb death of Brian Wells, in Erie, Pa., in 2003. Marjorie Diehl-Armstrong, currently serving a prison sentence for killing her boyfriend, and Barnes, jailed on unrelated drug charges, face bank robbery, conspiracy and a firearms charges.
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Red Mosque Tour
Pakistani soldiers guard the hallways of the compound of Lal Masjid, or Red Mosque, during a tour conducted by the military for the media in Islamabad on Thursday, July 12, 2007. The battle for the Red Mosque ended Wednesday after an eight day siege and two days of close quarter combat between Pakistani special forces and Islamic militants holed up inside.
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The tracks of mountain climbers are seen on the flanks of Jungfrau peak, southeast of the capital Bern, Switzerland, Thursday, July 12, 2007. An avalanche in central Switzerland killed six mountain climbers, Swiss rescue services said. Two teams of three climbers were hit by an avalanche on the southwest flank of the Jungfrau peak. The Swiss army said it was possible the victims were recruits on a training exercise.
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A blindfolded and handcuffed Palestinian prisoner sits against a wall after he and others were arrested during an Israeli army operation inside the Gaza Strip, and brought to an area on the Israel-Gaza border Thursday, July 12, 2007. Israeli troops and Palestinian militants clashed in Gaza before dawn Thursday and one soldier was killed in an operation against "terror threats," the Israeli army said.
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Queen Elizabeth II of Britain and Queen Paola of Belgium attend a remembrance ceremony at Tyne Cot for the 90th anniversary of the Passchendaele battle, in Ieper, Belgium, Thursday, July 12, 2007. Commemorations marked 90 years since one of World War I's bitterest and bloodiest battles, which killed hundreds of thousands.
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Laughing All The Way To The Bank?
A pair of traders share a light moment as they work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday July 12, 2007. Stocks surged Thursday, pushing the Dow Jones industrials up 200 points into record territory as bright spots among retailers' generally sluggish June sales reports allowed investors to toss aside concerns about the health of the economy that have for weeks dogged Wall Street.
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Melted scrap metal consisting of half of the more than 4,300 confiscated illegal weapons is seen during the 14th Annual Gun Destruction program, overseen by Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, at the TAMCO steel mill on Thursday, July 12, 2007, in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. The weapons were confiscated in L.A. County over the past year. The guns make ideal scrap metal for making concrete reinforcing bars, or rebar.
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A child rests on her mother's lap outside an infant nutrition center, Thursday, July 12, 2007, north of Bangui, in Bossangoa, Central African Republic. The APRD rebel movement (Popular Army for The Restoration of The Republic and Democracy) control large parts of the northwest of the land-locked African nation. A worker for Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF) was killed in June while working in the area.
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