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A goose walks through a street of Draguignan, France, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Regional authorities in southeastern France say more than a dozen people have been killed and many are missing in the aftermath of flash floods that followed powerful rainstorms. Unusually heavy rains recently in the Var region have transformed streets into muddy rivers that swept up trees, cars and other objects. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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Residents salvage belongings along a street in Draguignan, France, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Regional authorities in southeastern France say at least a dozen people have been killed and many are missing in the aftermath of flash floods that followed powerful rainstorms. Unusually heavy rains recently in the Var region have transformed streets into muddy rivers that swept up trees, cars and other objects. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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A woman photographs a camp site in Le Muy, France, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010, after floods. Regional authorities in southeastern France say more than a dozen people have been killed and many are still missing in the aftermath of flash floods that followed powerful rainstorms. Unusually heavy rains recently in the Var region have transformed streets into muddy rivers that swept up trees, cars and other objects. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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Residents react in a street in Draguignan, France, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010, after floods. Regional authorities in southeastern France say more than a dozen people have been killed and many are missing in the aftermath of flash floods that followed powerful rainstorms. Unusually heavy rains recently in the Var region have transformed streets into muddy rivers that swept up trees, cars and other objects. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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Josette Ranpont cleans up her home in Draguignan, France, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010, after floods. Regional authorities in southeastern France say more than a dozen people have been killed and many are missing in the aftermath of flash floods that followed powerful rainstorms. Unusually heavy rains recently in the Var region have transformed streets into muddy rivers that swept up trees, cars and other objects. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

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** FILE ** Vessels operate near the Q4000 drilling rig at the site of the Deepwater Horizon well in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, June 13, 2010. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

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A construction worker prepares to load crushed stone into a concrete mixer in the backdrop of a hot midday sun, in New Delhi, India, Sunday, May 23, 2010. According to officials of the India Meteorological Department a heat wave is sweeping over north India. The minimum temperature in New Delhi was recorded at 30.7 degrees Celsius (87.2 degrees Fahrenheit) early in the day and the maximum temperature may touch 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit) Sunday. According to a new report out June 15, 2010, worldwide it was the warmest May on record since 1880. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)

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Oklahoma Highway Patrol officers and Oklahoma City firefighters search for people stranded by flood waters in Oklahoma City after heavy rain hit the area on Monday, June 14, 2010. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)

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An Oklahoma City Fire Department rescue crew takes two boys and their dog to high ground in Edmond, Okla., after flood waters inundated a number of homes in the area on Monday, June 14, 2010. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Paul Hellstern)

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Rescuer workers find a body covered in mud at the site of a massive landslide triggered by heavy rains in Pengta Town, Kangding County, Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China's Sichuan province on Tuesday, June 15, 2010. The landslide occurred at a construction site of a hydroelectric dam early Tuesday morning after heavy rains, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. It said 23 workers were killed and seven wounded when part of a mountain gave way and buried the site. Four workers managed to escape unharmed. (AP Photo)

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Rescuers work at the site of a massive landslide triggered by heavy rains in Pengta Town, Kangding County, Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China's Sichuan province on Tuesday, June 15, 2010. The landslide occurred at a construction site of a hydroelectric dam early Tuesday morning after heavy rains, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. It said workers were killed and wounded when part of a mountain gave way and buried the site. Four workers managed to escape unharmed. (AP Photo)

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Chinese rescuers work to pull up a bus devoured by the flash floods in Nanping, in eastern China's Fujian province, on Tuesday, June 15, 2010. At least 24 people are missing after flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains engulfed two vehicles, according to state media. (AP Photo)

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A Chinese woman mourns a family member killed by flash floods in Nanping, in eastern China's Fujian Province, on Tuesday, June 15, 2010. Dozens of people are missing after flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains engulfed two vehicles in Fujian, according to state media. (AP Photo)

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Bangladeshi army personnel clear the area after landslides struck in the southern coastal area of Cox's Bazar, 185 miles south of Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Tuesday, June 15, 2010. The powerful landslides, triggered by heavy rains from a depression in the Bay of Bengal, killed at least 47 people. (AP Photo/Tofayel Ahmed)

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South Koreans watch a television screen showing undated file footage of a South Korean Navy ship near the disputed waters off South Korea's west coast, at a railway station in Seoul on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009. The two Koreas briefly exchanged naval fire Tuesday along their disputed western sea border, with a North Korean ship suffering heavy damage before retreating, South Korean military officials said. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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**FILE** The Louisiana Superdome sits Sept. 11, 2005, in the foreground as floodwaters from Hurricane Katrina continue to recede in New Orleans. The dome, once a nightmare of squalor, will host the NFC title game. (Associated Press)

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A National Guard Humvee blocks the northbound lanes of Route 15 north of Frederick, Md., on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010. Plow crews worked for several hours Thursday morning to clear drifting snow from the open stretch of roadway that had trapped motorists overnight. (AP Photo/Timothy Jacobsen)

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**FILE** In this August 2, 2003 photo, a U.S. Coast Guard C-130 aircraft flies over the waters off the southwest coast of Eleuthera in the Bahamas. (Associated Press)

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BLOOMBERG NEWS SNOW DAY: Workers shovel snow off the steps of the U.S. Capitol building in the District on Wednesday. A second blizzard in a week pounded the region creating near-whiteout conditions that dumped record levels of snow at area airports.

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associated press Snow-covered traffic lights caused a fatal accident during a snowstorm in Oswego, Ill., in April. The problem stemmed from replacing incandescent lights with energy-efficient ones, which aren't hot enough to melt the snow.