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Barack Obama election night headquarters at McCormick Place Lakeside Center on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. | Richard A. Chapman~Sun-Times

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President Barack Obama speaks to supporters declaring victory at his election night event at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill., on Wednesday, November 7, 2012. | Andrew A. Nelles~Sun-Times Media


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Traffic moves through an intersection near to the Old City on November 7, 2012 in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)


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A bus route map is displayed at a bus stop on November 7, 2012 in London, England. London bus and tube fares will reportedly rise by 4.2% in January. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)


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Andy Murray of Great Britain reacts during the men's singles match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day three of the ATP World Tour Finals at the at O2 Arena on November 7, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)


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Russian soldiers wearing World War II-era uniform of the Red Army ski troops march during a military parade on the Red Square in Moscow on November 7, 2012. Russia marked today the 71st anniversary of the 1941 historical parade, when the Red Army soldiers marched to the front line from the Red Square, as Nazi German troops were just a few kilometers from Moscow. AFP PHOTO/ NATALIA KOLESNIKOVANATALIA KOLESNIKOVA/AFP/Getty Images


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A rebel fighter throws a grenade towards a Syrian government forces position down an alleyway in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on November 6, 2012. UN-Arab League peace envoy Lahkdar Brahimi said that the real risk for Syria is not partition but 'Somalia-isation', with the collapse of the state and the emergence of militia and armed factions. AFP PHOTO/JOHN CANTLIEJohn Cantlie/AFP/Getty Images


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Indian plumber Jaipal looks up as he fixes an underground water pipe in New Delhi on November 7, 2012. Jaipal, an immigrant labourer who left his home in Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh state 13 years ago to work and settle in Delhi, earns INR 300 per day. Every year scores of poor workers come to Delhi in search of better employment opportunities. AFP PHOTO/SAJJAD HUSSAINSAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images


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Indian sand artist Sudaran Pattnaik gives the final touches to his sand sculpture of re-elected US President Barack Obama at Golden Sea beach in Puri, about 65 kilometers from Bhubaneswar on November 7, 2012. US President Barack Obama swept to re-election Tuesday, making history by overcoming a slow economic recovery and the high unemployment which haunted his first term to beat Republican Mitt Romney. AFP PHOTOSTR/AFP/Getty Images


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Ceramic figurines of US actress Marilyn Monroe called "caganers" are pictured during their presentation in Gerona on November 7, 2012. Statuettes of well-known people defecating are a strong Christmas tradition in Catalonia, dating back to the 18th century as Catalonians hide caganers in Christmas Nativity scenes and invite friends to find them. The figures symbolize fertilization, hope and prosperity for the coming year. AFP PHOTO/ LLUIS GENELLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images


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Newly graduated Afghan Local police officers demonstrate their skills during a graduation ceremony at a National Police training center in Laghman province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. Over 138 Local police officers graduated after receiving one months of training in Laghman. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)


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Chinese paramilitary policemen march under a portrait of former Chinese leader Mao Zedong to a flag lowering ceremony on Tiananmen square in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. The Chinese capital will hold the 18th national party congress Thursday, Nov. 8. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)


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Boats travel on the Nile River in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)


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Pope Benedict XVI wipes his eye during a weekly general audience he held in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)


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This photo dated Oct. 30, 2012, released Wednesday Nov. 7, 2012, by archeological group Inrap, shows unidentified archeologists working along the Changis-sur-Marne riverbank about 30 miles (50 Km) east of Paris, after unearthing the rare near complete skeleton of a mammoth, which has been christened ìHelmut". The remains which include four connected vertebrae and a complete pelvis, dating back some 200,000-500,000 years ago, were discovered by accident during excavations at an Ancient Roman site.(AP Photo/Denis Gliksman/Inrap.)


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Stray dogs surround an Indian roadside tea vendor as he reaches into a packet of cookies to feed them on a street in Allahabad , India, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)


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This Jan. 1, 1970 file photo shows former President Lyndon B. Johnson congratulating University of Texas quarterback James Street and coach Darrell Royal, center, in the dressing room after the Longhorns defeated Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. The University of Texas says Royal, who won two national championships and a share of a third, has died. He was 88. UT spokesman Nick Voinis on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 confirmed Royal's death in Austin. Royal was close friends with former President Johnson, who attended Texas football games once his presidency ended. (AP Photo/File)

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