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A rebel militiaman stands guard at a Libyan oil refinery Sunday in Al Brega, Libya. The opposition leadership has stressed that oil facilities in rebel-held territory are safe, despite the conflict roiling the country.
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Rep. Stephen Fincher (R-TN), seen here in February 2010 campaigning for his seat, is spending as little time as possible in Washington, D.C., in order to preserve his "Frog Jump common sense." The congressman is from the tiny community of Frog Jump, Tenn.
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"A city that was home to one of the largest and most famous Jewish communities in Europe ended up destroying itself during the Second World War," explains Charles King, author of Odessa: Genius and Death in a City of Dreams. "It's a story that, until now, has been largely buried in dusty government archives half a world away."
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Patrick and Jan Cockburn pictured with their son Henry. Ever since he was a child, Henry was "intensely alive and interested in everything and everybody around him," says his father.
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Navi Pillay, the United Nations' high commissioner for human rights, looks on during a Human Rights Council special session on the crisis in Libya on Friday in Geneva. Pillay said the world must "step in vigorously" to protect Libyan protesters.
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Institute for Marine Mammal Studies veterinary technician Wendy Hatchett takes a skin sample from a dead bottlenose dolphin that was found on Ono Island, Ala., and brought for examination to Gulfport, Miss., on Tuesday.
A production plant on the short of Mellitah, Libya, opened in 2004. Owned by Eni, the Italian oil and gas company, the facility is part of a pipeline that connects Libya to Sicily. Political unrest in the African nation is having effects in the worldwide oil market.
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An artist's conception of a high-speed rail car in California. A proposal to build the first segment of California's high-speed rail through the state's agricultural heart is raising questions.