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Anders Hogstrom (right) of Sweden listens during a court session in Krakow, Poland, on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010. Judge Jaroslaw Gaberle sentenced Hogstrom to two years and eight months in prison for instigating the theft a year ago of the infamous "Arbeit Macht Frei" ("Work Sets You Free") sign from the Auschwitz death camp memorial. (AP Photo/Jerzy Rucinski)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, front left, tries to get off a shot between Orlando Magic's Marcin Gortat, back left, of Poland, and Brandon Bass (30) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010.

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This photo made available by Yad Vashem Photo Archive in Jerusalem shows Nazi guards at Belzec death camp in occupied Poland in 1942. Samuel Kunz, one of the world's most-wanted Nazi suspects who was under indictment on allegations he was involved in killing hundreds of thousands of Jews at a concentration camp in occupied Poland, has died, a Bonn court said Monday, Nov. 22, 2010. (AP Photo/Yad Vashem Photo Archive)

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Police stand next to the the wreckage of a van carrying seasonal orchard workers that crashed head-on with a truck while apparently trying to overtake in dense fog near Nowe Miasto in central Poland, killing all 17 passengers and the driver, early Tuesday, Oct.12, 2010. The truck driver was injured. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

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Police work at the site where a van carrying seasonal orchard workers crashed head-on with a truck while apparently trying to overtake in dense fog near Nowe Miasto in central Poland, killing all 17 passengers and the driver, early Tuesday, Oct.12, 2010. The truck driver was injured. (AP Photo)

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Police work at the site where a van carrying seasonal orchard workers crashed head-on with a truck while apparently trying to overtake in dense fog near Nowe Miasto in central Poland, killing all 17 passengers and the driver, early Tuesday, Oct.12, 2010. The truck driver was injured. (AP Photo/str)

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Police officers stand in front of a screen that hides from view a van and a truck which collided near Nowe Miasto in central Poland killing 18 people early Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010. Police say the cargo van carrying orchard workers was apparently trying to overtake in dense fog when it crashed head-on with the truck, killing all 17 passengers and the driver. The truck driver was injured. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

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Bob Bradley, coach of the U.S. men's soccer team, watches practice Monday, Oct. 4, 2010, in Bridgeview, Ill., before the team's exhibition match with Poland on Saturday night. (AP Photo/Charles Cherney)

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Protesters march behind a Solidarity banner during a Solidarity trade union demonstration against budget cuts, in front of the Polish government office, in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010. About 6,000 protesters marched in rainy Warsaw in one of many demonstrations that took place across Europe to protest government austerity plans aimed at cutting deficits. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

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Protesters wearing "Solidarity" tops shout slogans during a Solidarity trade union demonstration against budget cuts, in front of the Polish government office, in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010. About 6,000 protesters marched in rainy Warsaw in one of many demonstrations that took place across Europe to protest government austerity plans aimed at cutting deficits. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

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**FILE** A reputed CIA "black site" prison for terrorism suspects is said to have been located near this airport in Szymany, Poland. Terrorism suspects purportedly were exposed to harsh interrogation methods there. (Associated Press)

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** FILE * The runway and control tower of the airport in Szymany, Poland, is show in 2005. Prosecutors are investigating possible abuse of power by Polish public officials in connection with a closed CIA black site near the secluded airport, in the country's northeast, to which flight logs trace several landings of planes linked to the CIA. (AP Photo, File)

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This Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005, file photo shows the control tower of the airport in Szymany, in northeastern Poland. Prosecutors are investigating possible abuse of power by Polish public officials in connection with the closed CIA black site near the secluded Szymany airport in northeast Poland. (AP Photo, File

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Polish police officers arrest the head of the Chechen government in exile Akhmed Zakhayev who is wanted in Russia on terrorism, charges, in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, Sept.17, 2010. Mr. Zakhayev, who resides in London, came to Poland to attend a World Congress of Chechens. (AP Photo/str)

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A resident of Bogatynia, Poland, uses a rope to get across a fast-flowing but receding river Monday after a bridge collapsed in flash floods that killed at least 11 people and left towns in Poland, the Czech Republic and Germany strewn with rubble and coping with badly damaged homes and roads. (Associated Press)

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Resident tosses a bottle with water across the river after a bridge collapsed during flash floods in the town of Bogatynia, Poland, Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. Poles, Czechs and Germans struggled Monday to clean up homes and towns badly damaged as the waters of deadly weekend flooding began to recede. But the swollen rivers pushed northward, and other towns and villages braced for possible high waters. The floods have killed more than 10 people. (AP Photo / Petr David Josek)

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A resident stands next to her destroyed house that collapsed in flash floods that hit the town of Bogatynia, Poland, Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. Poles, Czechs and Germans struggled Monday to clean up homes and towns badly damaged as the waters of deadly weekend flooding began to recede. But the swollen rivers pushed northward, and other towns and villages braced for possible high waters. The floods caused a number of fatalities. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

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A woman takes a picture of house that collapsed in flash floods that hit the town of Bogatynia, Poland, Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. Poles, Czechs and Germans struggled Monday to clean up homes and towns badly damaged as the waters of deadly weekend flooding began to recede. But the swollen rivers pushed northward, and other towns and villages braced for possible high waters. The floods caused a number of fatalities. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

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Aerial view shows the broken wall of the Witka dam near Radomierzyce, Poland near the German boder Sunday Aug. 8, 2010. The death toll in flooding in central Europe rose more than 10 as Poland's interior minister said Sunday that two more people had died in the southwestern region of the country. The flooding has struck an area near the borders of Poland, Germany and the Czech Republic. (AP Photo/ddp/ Jens Schlueter/ddp)

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Agnieszka Radwanska, of Poland, flips her racket after missing a shot against Daniela Hantuchova, Slovakia, during the Mercury Insurance Open tennis tournament in Carlsbad, Calif., Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)