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Pictures Of The Week: March 5 - 11 (PHOTOS)


First Posted: 03/12/2012 12:06 pm Updated: 03/12/2012 12:06 pm

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    Visitors walk beneath a video projection and flowers at an exhibit titled "Wave" by Valley Forge Flowers in the 2012 Philadelphia International Flower Show "Hawaii: Islands of Aloha," on March 5, 2012, in Philadelphia. (Matt Rourke, AP)

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    Rhonda Dixon clears out records and other items from the Morgan County Home Health Agency, on March 5, 2012 in West Liberty, Ky. The tornado that hit the town last Friday, tore off the roof and back walls to the clinic. (John Flavell, AP)

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    Libyan men carry coffins of victims, discovered in a mass grave, at a funeral in Benghazi, Libya, on March 5, 2012. (Manu Brabo, AP)

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    A passenger sits on a window of a train at the Once station in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on March 5, 2012. Argentina's train system, run by private companies which receives government subsidies' has deteriorated over the years. (Natacha Pisarenko, AP)

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    Samajwadi Party supporters dance as they celebrate the early leads of the party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav in Lucknow, India, on March 6, 2012. (Rajesh Kumar Singh, AP)

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    Models wear creations by British designer Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen as part of the Fall-Winter, ready-to-wear 2013 fashion collection, during Paris Fashion week on March 6, 2012. (Christophe Ena, AP)

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    Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, on March 6, 2012, in Huntsville, Ala. (Evan Vucci, AP)

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    North Texas coach Johnny Jones paces the floor after his team lost 74-70 to Western Kentucky in an NCAA college basketball game in the Sun Belt conference tournament championship on March 6, 2012, in Hot Springs, Ark. (Danny Johnston, AP)

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    A woman wearing zombie make-up and a wedding dress sit and speaks on the phone while waiting for a friend to join the 2012 Zombie Walk during the Purim festival in Tel Aviv, Israel on March 6, 2012. About 250 participants matched in central Tel Aviv during the annual Zombie Walk. (Ariel Schalit, AP)

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    An anti-government protester prepares to throw a Molotov cocktail during clashes with riot police on March 6, 2012, in the western village of Malkiya, Bahrain. Daily clashes continue in largely Shiite areas throughout the Gulf island kingdom. (Hasan Jamali, AP)

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    Lisa Polinori, left, walks her Boston Terrier, "Enzodog," while riding a unicycle in Baltimore, on March 6, 2012. (Patrick Semansky, AP)

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    A synchronized swimmer is lifted from the pool during the performance show entitled Ilulwane, that forms part of the City public Arts Festival taking place in Cape Town, South Africa, on March 7, 2012. International and local artists are taking part in the 5th annual City Public Arts Festival, with a multi-disciplined range of public artworks and performance based art on display. (Schalk van Zuydam, AP)

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    Indonesian men try to catch offerings thrown into the sea by Hindu worshippers during the ritual of Melasti on a beach in Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on March 7, 2012. The ritual which is performed ahead of the Balinese Hindu's Day of Silence, is held to purify the universe from bad influences, bad deeds and bad thoughts. (Gembong Nusantara, AP)

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    A Nepalese boy with colored face jumps in the air as he celebrates "Holi," the festival of colors, in Katmandu, Nepal, on March 7, 2012. The festival also marks the coming of spring. (Binod Joshi, AP)

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    An Indian man dances amid a cloud of colored powder during Holi celebrations in Gauhati, India, on March 8, 2012. Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, also heralds the coming of spring. (Anupam Nath, AP)

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    Ultra Orthodox Jewish sisters Simcha, left, and Miri dressed as dolls in a box wait for their mother to join in the celebration of the Purim festival in Bnei Brak, an Ultra Orthodox Jewish town near Tel Aviv, Israel on March 8, 2012. The Jewish holiday of Purim celebrates the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Scroll of Esther. (Ariel Schalit, AP)

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    A Pakistani woman sweeps the ground next to her home on International Women's Day, in a slum in Islamabad, Pakistan, on March 8, 2012. (Nathalie Bardou, AP)

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    An Ultra Orthodox Jewish girl dressed as a bride during purim festival in the ultra-Orthodox town of Bnei Brak near Tel Aviv, Israel, on March. 8, 2012. (Oded Balilty, AP)

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    Palestinian protesters run away from a stun grenade fired by Israeli troops during a protest against the expansion of the nearby Jewish settlement of Halamish in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh near Ramallah, on March. 9, 2012. (Majdi Mohammed, AP)

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    Slovak police officers try to disperse protestors near the Parliament building in Bratislava, Slovakia, on March 9, 2012. (Petr David Josek, AP)

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    Britain's Prince Harry plays rugby at Flamengo's beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 10, 2012. Harry is in Brazil at the request of the British government on a trip to promote ties and emphasize the transition from the upcoming 2012 London Games to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. (Felipe Dana, AP)

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    Workers stand in a new addition to the massive underground deep drainage tunnel system in Mexico City, on March 10, 2012. Mexico's President Felipe Calderon was on hand Saturday to inaugurate the new addition aimed at protecting the metropolitan city and its surrounding areas from flooding. (Marco Ugarte, AP)

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    Palestinians women react during the funeral of 12 year old Ayoub Assalya killed in an Israeli airstrike in Jabaliya Refugee Camp, Gaza Strip on March 11, 2012. The worst round of violence in more than a year between Israel and Gaza Strip Palestinians deepened Sunday with deadly Israeli airstrikes and a barrage of rockets fired into the Jewish state. (Hatem Moussa, AP)

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    A girl lights candles in front of a temporary shopping complex in the earthquake and tsunami-devastated city of Kesennuma, Iwate prefecture, northeastern Japan, on March 11 2012, to mark the first anniversary of the massive disaster that devastated Japan's northeast one year ago. (Koji Sasahara, AP)

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