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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad attends a rally marking the 32nd anniversary of 1979 Islamic Revolution in Azadi (Freedom) Street in Tehran Friday. Feb. 11, 2011. The president said Egypt's popular uprising shows a new Islamic Middle East is emerging, with no signs of Israel and U.S. "interference." (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

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Salva Kiir Mayardit, president of Southern Sudan, outlines a multipoint plan for development in southern Sudan in the lead up to and after independence in Juba on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, on his return from Khartoum where he attended the formal announcement of southern Sudan's referendum results. Southerners cast ballots for independence by margin of nearly 99 percent. The results signify that southern Sudan is set to become the world's newest country in July 2011. (AP Photo/Pete Muller)

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A woman passes a poster reading: "Weapons Monopoly for Criminals? No" in Zurich last month. Swiss gun culture meets grass-roots democracy on Sunday in a referendum dividing those who hope to cut the country's high rate of firearms suicides and those who fear tighter rules might kill off village shooting clubs and even cripple Switzerland's legendary citizen militia. (Associated Press)

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Lawyers wearing masks reading "Forbidden of Expression" protest with judges in front of the Justice Palace in Nice, France, on Thursday during a national protest by judges and lawyers against criticism by French President Nicolas Sarkozy of the legal system. (Associated Press)

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Greg Stewart, a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, displays a sample of the latest Civil War sesquicentennial tag that is being sold (left), adjacent to the current tag. A fight is brewing over a proposal for a license plate honoring an early leader of the Ku Klux Klan. (Associated Press)

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Anti-government protesters celebrate in Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. Egypt's military announced on national television it had stepped in to secure the country and promised protesters calling for President Hosni Mubarak's ouster that all their demands would soon be met. Tens of thousands of protesters packed in central Tahrir broke into chants of "We're almost there, we're almost there" and waved V-for-victory signs as thousands more flowed in to join them well after nightfall. (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill)

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Anti-government protesters celebrate in Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. Egypt's military announced on national television it had stepped in to secure the country and promised protesters calling for President Hosni Mubarak's ouster that all their demands would soon be met. Tens of thousands of protesters packed in central Tahrir broke into chants of "We're almost there, we're almost there" and waved V-for-victory signs as thousands more flowed in to join them well after nightfall. (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill)

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Anti-government protesters celebrate in Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. Egypt's military announced on national television it had stepped in to secure the country and promised protesters calling for President Hosni Mubarak's ouster that all their demands would soon be met. Tens of thousands of protesters packed in central Tahrir broke into chants of "We're almost there, we're almost there" and waved V-for-victory signs as thousands more flowed in to join them well after nightfall. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

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Anti-government protesters celebrate in Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. Egypt's military announced on national television it had stepped in to secure the country and promised protesters calling for President Hosni Mubarak's ouster that all their demands would soon be met. Tens of thousands of protesters packed in central Tahrir broke into chants of 'We're almost there, we're almost there' and waved V-for-victory signs as thousands more flowed in to join them well after nightfall. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

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Anti-government protesters celebrate in Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. Egypt's military announced on national television it had stepped in to secure the country and promised protesters calling for President Hosni Mubarak's ouster that all their demands would soon be met. Tens of thousands of protesters packed in central Tahrir broke into chants of "We're almost there, we're almost there" and waved V-for-victory signs as thousands more flowed in to join them well after nightfall. (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill)

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Anti-government protesters celebrate in Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. Egypt's military announced on national television it had stepped in to secure the country and promised protesters calling for President Hosni Mubarak's ouster that all their demands would soon be met. Tens of thousands of protesters packed in central Tahrir broke into chants of "We're almost there, we're almost there" and waved V-for-victory signs as thousands more flowed in to join them well after nightfall. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

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Anti-government protesters celebrate in Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. Egypt's military announced on national television it had stepped in to secure the country and promised protesters calling for President Hosni Mubarak's ouster that all their demands would soon be met. Tens of thousands of protesters packed in central Tahrir broke into chants of 'We're almost there, we're almost there' and waved V-for-victory signs as thousands more flowed in to join them well after nightfall. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

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Egyptian protesters celebrate in Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. Egypt's military announced on national television it had stepped in to secure the country and promised protesters calling for President Hosni Mubarak's ouster that all their demands would soon be met. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

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Egypt's Defense Minster Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi attends a meeting of the military supreme council in this image taken from TV Thursday Feb. 10, 2011. President Hosni Mubarak will meet the demands of protesters, military and ruling party officials said Thursday in the strongest indication yet that Egypt's longtime president may be about to give up power and that the armed forces were seizing control. (AP Photo/Nile TV via APTN)

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An Egyptian anti-government protester marches with a banner reading "the end" as he celebrates in Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. Egypt's military announced on national television it had stepped in to secure the country and promised protesters calling for President Hosni Mubarak's ouster that all their demands would soon be met. Tens of thousands of protesters packed in central Tahrir broke into chants of 'We're almost there, we're almost there' and waved V-for-victory signs as thousands more flowed in to join them well after nightfall. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

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Cheering protesters react as high-ranking Egyptian Army Gen. Hassan El-Rueni, unseen, addresses the continuing anti-government demonstration in Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo, Egypt Thursday, Feb 10, 2011. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

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Members of Egypt's military supreme council attend a meeting in this image taken from TV Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. President Hosni Mubarak will meet the demands of protesters, military and ruling party officials said Thursday in the strongest indication yet that Egypt's longtime president may be about to give up power and that the armed forces were seizing control. (AP Photo/Nile TV via APTN)

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** FILE ** Iraqis gather at the ruins of the al-Askari mosque in Samarra, Iraq, in February 2006. A car bomb killed eight pilgrims on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, as they made their way to the reconstructed mosque, one of Iraq's holiest Shi'ite shrines. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed, File)

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Vehicles carrying coffins head to the Pakistan army training camp in Mardan near Peshawar, Pakistan, on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. A suicide bomber attacked soldiers during morning exercises at a Pakistani army training camp killing 31 troops and injuring dozens others, police and the military said. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)

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Opium sacks, motor bikes and explosives confiscated by Afghan security forces in Kandahar are shown; allied forces are trying to make it harder for the Taliban to launch a spring offensive. (Associated Press)