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Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda was chosen leader of the ruling Democratic Party of Japan on Monday. That all but ensures his selection as Japan's next prime minister. Hiro Komae/AP hide caption

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The walls of the Libyan Red Crescent office in Benghazi, Libya, shown here on Monday, are covered with photos of the missing. Some disappeared during Libya's revolution, but some have been missing for more than 10 years. Now, thousands released from Libya's prisons are being reunited with their families. Susannah George/NPR hide caption

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A man rests at the Trenton, N.J., train station on Monday, where some commuters were caught off guard when they found there were no trains. Damage from Hurricane Irene forced New Jersey Transit to suspend rail service. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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Former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe (left) speaks during a public congressional hearing in Bogota earlier this month about allegations that the country's intelligence service spied on high court judges during his government. Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Incarcerated children sit at the Kabul Juvenile Rehabilitation Center May 18, in Kabul, Afghanistan. The four boys were believed to have been recruited by the Taliban as suicide bombers. In an end-of-Ramadan tradition, President Hamid Karzai recently ordered the release of two dozen children held as suspected suicide bombers. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images hide caption

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A bugler plays taps during an Aug. 9 funeral at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. After reports revealed mishandling of remains at the cemetery, military officials are now working to reconcile the burial records of the 330,000 people laid to rest there. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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