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FactPictures Of Recent Events [April 13, 2012]

A firefighter helps battle a brush fire in the Meadowlands near Metlife Stadium on April 11, in Carlstadt, N.J.

A firefighter helps battle a brush fire in the Meadowlands near Metlife Stadium on April 11, in Carlstadt, N.J. Fire departments from around the area helped bring the blaze under control. It was one of many brush fires that have broken out in New Jersey and New York under dry conditions, low humidity and strong winds. (Photo by Michael Bocchieri)




Frogs rest in a pond where they are being raised as food inside a factory on the outskirts of Pyongyang, North Korea, April 10, 2012

Frogs rest in a pond where they are being raised as food inside a factory on the outskirts of Pyongyang, North Korea, April 10, 2012. (Photo by Bobby Yip/Reuters)




The fuselage of an F/A-18 Hornet smolders after crashing into a residential building in Virginia Beach, Va., April 6, 2012. Authorities said it was miraculous that no one was killed

The fuselage of an F/A-18 Hornet smolders after crashing into a residential building in Virginia Beach, Va., April 6, 2012. Authorities said it was miraculous that no one was killed. (Photo by Zack Zapatero/AP)




People wearing 3-D glasses watch the film “Titanic 3D” at a movie theater in Taiyuan, China, April 10, 2012

People wearing 3-D glasses watch the film “Titanic 3D” at a movie theater in Taiyuan, China, April 10, 2012. (Photo by Reuters)




Young Slovaks dressed in traditional costumes throw a bucket of water at a girl as part of Easter celebrations in the village of Trencianska Tepla, Slovakia, April 9, 2012. Slovakia's men splash women with water to symbolize youth, strength and beauty for the upcoming spring season

Young Slovaks dressed in traditional costumes throw a bucket of water at a girl as part of Easter celebrations in the village of Trencianska Tepla, Slovakia, April 9, 2012. Slovakia's men splash women with water to symbolize youth, strength and beauty for the upcoming spring season. (Photo by Samuel Kubani/AFP)




U.S. Army soldiers carry an injured comrade to a helicopter during a firefight with Taliban in the Maiwand district of Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, April 9, 2012

U.S. Army soldiers carry an injured comrade to a helicopter during a firefight with Taliban in the Maiwand district of Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, April 9, 2012. (Photo by Baz Ratner/Reuters)




A cloudy sky is pictured above an Allgaeu landscape near Geislatsried, Germany, April 10, 2012

A cloudy sky is pictured above an Allgaeu landscape near Geislatsried, Germany, April 10, 2012. (Photo by Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/DPA via Zuma Press)




Reshma Bano wails as she holds the body of her 3-month-old daughter Neha Afreen outside a hospital morgue in Bangalore, India

Reshma Bano wails as she holds the body of her 3-month-old daughter Neha Afreen outside a hospital morgue in Bangalore, India, April 11, 2012. Afreen was admitted to the hospital on April 8 after allegedly being battered by her father for being born a girl. Police said the father confessed to the crime and was in custody, according to media reports. (Photo by Aijaz Rahi/AP)




A municipal worker washes the upper part of the 230-foot-high monument to Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, at Gagarin Square in Moscow, April 11, 2012. Russia celebrated Aviation and Cosmonautics Day, the anniversary of Gagarin making the first manned space flight in 1961

A municipal worker washes the upper part of the 230-foot-high monument to Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, at Gagarin Square in Moscow, April 11, 2012. Russia celebrated Aviation and Cosmonautics Day, the anniversary of Gagarin making the first manned space flight in 1961. (Photo by Andrey Smirnov/AFP)




Sierra Luchien and Tammy Redlen are jubilant as they walk into the Blue Bird liquor store after waiting in line for nearly three hours to purchase their Mega Millions lottery ticket on March 29, 2012, in Hawthorne, Calif. There were three winning tickets sold for the record $656 million jackpot, but none were in California

Sierra Luchien and Tammy Redlen are jubilant as they walk into the Blue Bird liquor store after waiting in line for nearly three hours to purchase their Mega Millions lottery ticket on March 29, 2012, in Hawthorne, Calif. There were three winning tickets sold for the record $656 million jackpot, but none were in California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian)




A bird sits in a cherry tree at a park in Tokyo on April 1. Cherry trees bloomed in Tokyo on March 31, 2012, five days later than usual, Japanese authorities announced

A bird sits in a cherry tree at a park in Tokyo on April 1. Cherry trees bloomed in Tokyo on March 31, 2012, five days later than usual, Japanese authorities announced. (Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP)




Wounded U.S. soldiers lie on the ground at the scene of a suicide attack in Maimanah, Afghanistan, on April 4, 2012. A suicide bomber blew himself up, killing at least 10 people, including three NATO service members

Wounded U.S. soldiers lie on the ground at the scene of a suicide attack in Maimanah, Afghanistan, on April 4, 2012. A suicide bomber blew himself up, killing at least 10 people, including three NATO service members. (Photo by Gul Buddin Elham/AP)




Nnaemeka Alozie is hosed off after suffering the effects of pepper spray outside the board of trustees meeting at Santa Monica College on April 3, 2012, in Santa Monica, Calif. Police drew batons and used pepper spray on a crowd as students gathered outside the meeting protesting the board's decision to raise fees under the contract education program

Nnaemeka Alozie is hosed off after suffering the effects of pepper spray outside the board of trustees meeting at Santa Monica College on April 3, 2012, in Santa Monica, Calif. Police drew batons and used pepper spray on a crowd as students gathered outside the meeting protesting the board's decision to raise fees under the contract education program. (Photo by Michael Yanow)




Sebahat Tuncel, left, a Kurdish member of parliament, runs for cover as riot police disperse demonstrators during a protest against a government attempt to pass a new education bill through parliament in Ankara, Turkey, March 29. Secular parties say the bill is designed to promote Islamic schooling

Sebahat Tuncel, left, a Kurdish member of parliament, runs for cover as riot police disperse demonstrators during a protest against a government attempt to pass a new education bill through parliament in Ankara, Turkey, March 29. Secular parties say the bill is designed to promote Islamic schooling. (Photo by Umit Bektas/Reuters)




Penitents from the “La Candelaria” brotherhood find shelter from the rain as a couple walks along the street during a storm in Seville, Spain, April 3., 2012 Most of the processions were canceled in Seville due to bad weather during the Easter Holy Week

Penitents from the “La Candelaria” brotherhood find shelter from the rain as a couple walks along the street during a storm in Seville, Spain, April 3., 2012 Most of the processions were canceled in Seville due to bad weather during the Easter Holy Week. (Photo by Emilio Morenatti/AP)




Israeli border police officers use pepper spray as they detain an injured Palestinian protester during clashes on Land Day after Friday prayers outside Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City, March 30. Israeli security forces fired rubber bullets, tear gas and stun grenades to break up groups of Palestinian stone-throwers as annual Land Day rallies turned violent

Israeli border police officers use pepper spray as they detain an injured Palestinian protester during clashes on Land Day after Friday prayers outside Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City, March 30. Israeli security forces fired rubber bullets, tear gas and stun grenades to break up groups of Palestinian stone-throwers as annual Land Day rallies turned violent. Land Day commemorates the killing by security forces of six Arabs in 1976 during protests against government plans to confiscate land in northern Israel's Galilee region. (Photo by Ammar Awad/Reuters)




Georgia state Rep. Donna Sheldon, R-Dacula, throws paper into the air next to Thomas Allison after House Majority Leader Rep. Larry O'Neal yelled, “Sine Die”. The proclamation, from the Latin “without day”, ended the 2012 Legislative session at midnight at the Capitol in Atlanta, Ga., March 29, 2012

Georgia state Rep. Donna Sheldon, R-Dacula, throws paper into the air next to Thomas Allison after House Majority Leader Rep. Larry O'Neal yelled, “Sine Die”. The proclamation, from the Latin “without day”, ended the 2012 Legislative session at midnight at the Capitol in Atlanta, Ga., March 29, 2012. (Photo by Jason Getz/Atlanta Journal Constitution)


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