An Afghan security officer tries to stop photographers from taking pictures outside The Park Residence guesthouse at the site of a gun battle in the Shar-e Naw district in Kabul on Feb. 26.
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A demonstrator protests the arrival of Mexican President Felipe Calderon in Ciudad Juarez on Feb. 17. He holds a sign reading, "More green areas, less greens in the area" (referring to soldiers). Calderon arrived in the city for the second time in less than a week to meet with local and state authorities to address a security crisis after a group of gunmen attacked a party Jan. 31, killing 15 teens and injuring many others.
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Workers at the Manischewitz food processing plant in Newark, N.J., package gefilte fish by hand. Israel recently reinstated a large import tax on Asian carp, which is used to make the Jewish delicacy. One of the largest producers of Asian carp, Schafer Fisheries of Thomson, Ill., has had to lay off nine employees because of lost business.
Tyler Perry recently launched 34th Street Films, an art-house division of his Atlanta studio. It's named for Miracle on 34th Street, because Perry — a high school dropout — says his life is a miracle.
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