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RUANDA TANZANIA
Refugees cross the Rwandan-Tanzanian border at Rusumo, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 1996. Hundreds of thousands of Rwandan refugees are returning to their country after more than two-and-a-half-years in exile in northwestern Tanzania.(AP Photo/str)

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Bullfighting
In the first San Francisco bullfight in more than 25 years Mexico’s Gustavo Garza demonstrates the art in dimly lighted Cow Palace on Saturday, Dec. 17, 1977 in San Francisco. Garza of Monterrey, drew cheers for his performance. (AP Photo/Sal Veder)

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Howard Beach Racial Murder 1987
Returning to Queens Criminal Court in New York following lunch break are Jason Ladone, left, and Michael Pirone, two of the four defendants in the Howard Beach trial, Dec. 17, 1987. The four are accused of confronting three black men, chasing one of them to his death and beating another. (AP Photo/David Bookstaver)

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John Cleese 1987
John Cleese speaks during an interview at a New York hotels, Dec. 17, 1987. Cleese was in town to promote his film company, Video Arts, which uses comedy to teach management skills. (AP Photo/Mario Cabrera)

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Somalia 1992 People Starving
Survival is the short-term goal for Hassan Riyole, 10, who is receiving care at the Lefoole Refugee Camp hospital in Somalia on Dec. 17, 1992. If he is to improve, he will need more protein in his diet, continued medical care and, like the country of Somalia, a respite from the clan violence that kept food scarce for so long. (AP Photo/John Gaps III)

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Carters Arrive In NY 1987
Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn wave upon their arrival at New York's LaGuardia Airport, Dec. 17, 1987. Carter was in the city to deliver a speech to the Council on Foreign Relations, where he said that President Reagan's foreign policies have endangered the causes of peace, disarmament, human rights and nuclear non-proliferation. (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff)

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Tibet Cities Lhasa Security Forces
Security forces move through a square in the Tibetan capital of Lhasa during an anti-government demonstration on Saturday, Dec. 17, 1988. (AP Photo)

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IRON CURTAIN REMOVAL
IRON CORTAIN REMOVAL - New Czecholovak Foreign Minister Jiri Dienstbier and Austrian counterpart Alois Mock are cutting off segments of the Iron Curtain wire fencing near Helvin in Czechoslovakia Sunday Dec. 17, 1989. (AP-Photo/rb/stf/Rudi Blaha)

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Haiti Elections 1990
A small crowd gathers to look at a pregnant woman who was shot to death, Monday, Dec. 17, 1990 in Port-au-Prince while celebrating the apparent election victory of Rev. Jean-Bertrand Aristide as President. Witnesses said police in a small truck fired into the celebrating crowd killing the woman. (AP Photo/Lynn Sladky)

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George H. Bush
U.S. President George H. Bush gestures while speaking to reporters in the White House in Washington, Monday, Dec.17, 1990. Bush said he still hopes for talk with Iraq on resolving the Persian gulf crisis, but said Iraqi forces must be out of Kuwait by January 15, "and that means entirely." Bush would not say what he'd do if the headline wasn't met. (AP Photo/Marcy Nighswander)

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Russia Demonstrations Riots
Anti Communist protesters, one with a poster saying ?Lenin is a cheat? picket delegates as they arrive for the first session of the Congress of Peoples Deputies in the Kremlin, Moscow on Monday, Dec. 17, 1990. The Congress will discuss the mounting problems facing the USSR. (AP Photo/Martin Cleaver)

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Prince Charles
Britain’s Prince Charles, left, strolls back to his embassy with French President Francois Mitterrand, center, after they met in Paris, Dec. 17, 1990. At right is Britain’s ambassador to France Sir Ewen Fergusson. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours)

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JFK PREMIERE
Actress Sissy Spacek waves to the crowd as Kevin Costner, right, arrives with co-stars Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones, rear and director Oliver Stone, left, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 1991 for the world screening of "JRK" at the Mann Village Theatre in Los Angeles. The screening benefits "Rock The Vote", a non-partisan group dedicated to registering young people to vote. (AP Photo/Chris Martinez)

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Magic Johnson and Sedale Threatt
Magic Johnson, right, talks to guard Sedale Threatt of the Los Angeles Lakers during a time out in the first half of Tuesday's game in Chicago, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 1991 against the Bulls. Johnson received two standing ovations from the sellout crowd, during his first road appearance since his retirement from the Lakers. Johnson sat on the Lakers' bench. (AP Photo/John Swart)

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Yugoslavia Crisis Croatia
Croatian refugee children from eastern Croatia look through the window of a railroad car in Klanjec on Monday, Dec. 17, 1991. About 120 refugees have lived in railroad cars for the past two months. Serbian-led forces bombarded the eastern Croatian stronghold of Osijek on Monday and fighting also continued on the central front around Daruvar and at Nova Gradiska. (AP Photo/Rudi Blaha)

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Yugoslavia Crisis Croatia
A Croatian soldier reassures an elderly Serbian woman in Sekulinci, central Croatia on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 1991 that she would not be harmed after she and her husband were arrested when soldiers found a small arms cache in their house. Serbia angrily denounced the European Community?s decision to recognize Croatian and Slovenian independence as ?erasing Yugoslavia from the map of the world.? (AP Photo/Greg Marinovich)

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Patrick Buchanan Speaking News Conference
Republican presidential candidate Patrick Buchanan gestures during a news conference in Washington on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 1991. Buchanan accused Republican leaders of trying to thwart his uphill challenge to President Bush and said he was ?not going to sit still for it.? (AP Photo/Barry Thumma)

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Russia 1991
In sub-freezing weather, Muscovites line up awaiting the end of changing of the guard in order to enter Lenin Mausoleum in Red Square, Moscow on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 1991. As the disintegration of the Soviet Union continues, the mausoleum may soon be closed. (AP Photo/Liu Heung Shing)

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Somalia Civil War Aid
Somali villagers look at a worker delivering food supplies while a U.S. Marine stands guard at a feeding center 15 miles outside of Baidoa, Dec. 17, 1992. U.S. and French troops struck out from Baidoa escorting tons of relief food to four nearby villages whose ragged inhabitants stood silently as troops and scads of media swarmed amid their mud huts. The trucks carried enough supplies to feed about 7,500 people for a month. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

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George H W Bush NAFTA 1992
Pres. George H. W. Bush, center, signs the North American Free Trade Agreement during a ceremony at the Organization of American States headquarters, Thursday, Dec. 17, 1992, Washington, D.C. Canadian Amb. Derek Burney and U.S. Trade Representative Carla Hills applaud during the signing. The president predicted an explosion of growth throughout North America as he signed the agreement. (AP Photo/Dennis Cook)

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George H W Bush Washington 1992
Pres. George H. W. Bush, right, tosses a pack of mints while meeting with Israeli Cabinet member Elyakim Rubinstein to discuss the Mideast peace talks in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 17, 1992, Washington, D.C. Lebanon appealed to the president to stop Israel's deportation of Palestinians, saying the expulsions could endanger the talks. The President met separately with the four negotiators to discuss the talks. (AP Photo/Dennis Cook)

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Jesse Jackson with David Dinkins and Rabbi Leib Glanz
Rev. Jesse Jackson, left, New York City Mayor David Dinkins, center, and Rabbi Leib Glanz, hold hands while they pray at the conclusion of the screening ?The Liberators: Fighting in W.W. II at New York?s Apollo Theatre on Thursday, Dec. 17, 1992. The documentary centers on the participation of black American soldiers in the resuce of Jews in German concentration camps. (AP Photo/David Karp)

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Somalia Civil War Aid
A Cobra Marine helicopter flies overhead as the first convoy of food escorted by French and American troops rolls down a road west of Baidoa, Dec. 17, 1992. Nine truck loads left in the convoy from the main airport. The mercy mission to four villages within 30 miles of Baidoa first stopped at Bonkey and Busley, which received their first aid in two weeks. (AP Photo/Dave Brauchli)

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Somalia Civil War
A young Somali boy, toting a homemade, wooden gun, strides along side U.S. Marine Lt. Andrew Milburn in Mogadishu on Thursday, Dec. 17, 1992. Milburn, from San Clements, Calif., was on a patrol near the city’s Green Line. Rising tension was reported in Somalia, and aid workers urged the troops to secure even more of the Horn of Africa country. As of now, troops are concentrated in southern Mogadishu, including the airport and part. (AP Photo/John Gaps III)

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