In the first such criminal trial of its kind, Judge Oscar Magi, shown here Wednesday in a Milan courtroom flanked by an aide, sentenced three Google executives to a six-month suspended sentence and absolved them of defamation charges. AP/APTN hide caption

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Stacks of rocks built by passersby near the Olympic Village in Vancouver. The piles are reminiscent of the inukshuk, a kind of stone cairn found in the Arctic that has been adopted as the official symbol of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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First Nation aboriginals perform for International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge as he tours the Olympic Village in Vancouver this week. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A woman walks past an anti-Olympics mural hanging on the outside of a gallery in Vancouver in mid-December. The mural reappeared shortly after the city had removed it earlier in the month. Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press/AP hide caption

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Keli Carender attends a Tea Party protest in February 2009. Courtesy of Keli Carender hide caption

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Kelly Plandel works on the renovation of a Portland State University classroom in Portland, Ore., in July. The renovations are part of Oregon's $176 million stimulus package. Don Ryan/AP hide caption

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