A professional thread maker prepares threads for kites in Jammu, India, Tuesday, July 24, 2007. Kite flying becomes more popular as India's Independence Day, celebrated Aug. 15, approaches.
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Tea And Buckets
Residents Coyeta Brown, Sophie Pittaway and James Hilton, from left, have a cup of tea on their doorsteps in a flooded street close to the river Severn in Gloucester, England, Tuesday, July 24, 2007. Waters in Britain's worst flooding in 60 years started receding Tuesday, but some 350,000 people were still without drinking water after the deluge overwhelmed pumping stations.
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A Palestinian man looks through a hole in a building following an Israeli missile strike, in Gaza City,Tuesday, July 24, 2007. An Israeli aircraft attacked a building in Gaza City on Tuesday, damaging the structure but causing no casualties, Palestinian officials said.
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Free At Last
Bulgarian nurse Valya Cherveniashka celebrates with an unidentified relative as nurse Snezhana Dimitrova looks on after arriving Tuesday, July 24, 2007, at Sofia, Bulgaria airport. Six medics sentenced to life in prison in Libya for allegedly infecting children with HIV came home to Bulgaria and were greeted with tears and hugs -- and a presidential pardon that allowed them to walk free after 8
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A resident attempts to extinguish a forest fire just outside the southern Macedonian town of Bitola early Tuesday, July 24, 2007. One man was reported dead and a few more were injured in the fire that threatened to spread into Bitola. High temperatures and strong winds are fanning the blaze.
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Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is sworn in during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill Tuesday, July 24, 2007, in Washington. Gonzales, who is under congressional pressure to quit over the firing of eight U.S. attorneys, said he is staying at the Justice Department to try to repair its broken image.
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A child plays at a street water tap during an extremely hot day in Bucharest, Romania, Tuesday, July 24, 2007. Temperatures climbed above 108 degrees, prompting authorities to declare a 'code red' emergency status in some areas of the country. Romania faces one of the longest periods of heat wave in recent memory with 18 deaths reported over the past week.
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I Smell A ... Bomb?
A rat and cat are seen in a cage at a police station in Bogota, Tuesday, July 24, 2007. The Colombian police force has been experimenting with training rodents to detect explosives in minefields. The process would take advantage of rat's acute sense of smell and low weight, which would allow them to find mines without activating them. The cats are included in the training to help rats become used to possible predators.