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    Posted: 5/16/2012 3:40:45 PM EST
    FILE - In this May 11, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in Reno, Nev. An independent group favoring Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney is launching a $25 million, monthlong advertising campaign in 10 states against President Barack Obama, further escalating an expensive TV ad war in presidential battlegrounds six months before Election Day. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
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    Posted: 5/16/2012 3:40:45 PM EST
    FILE - In this May 15, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks in Des Moines, Iowa. An independent group favoring Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney is launching a $25 million, monthlong advertising campaign in 10 states against President Barack Obama, further escalating an expensive TV ad war in presidential battlegrounds six months before Election Day. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
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    Posted: 1/26/2012 9:26:30 PM EST
    A boat passes in front of an oil refinery located on Singapore's Jurong Island in this March 28, 2009 file photo. Jurong Island is made up of a cluster of reclaimed islands and house one of Asia's largest petrochemical clusters. A 15-km (10 mile) stretch of crisp white beach is one of the key battlegrounds in Singapore's campaign to defend its hard-won territory against rising sea levels linked to climate change. Stone breakwaters are being enlarged on the low-lying island state's man-made east coast and their heights raised. Barges carrying imported sand top up the beach, which is regularly breached by high tides. To match feature CLIMATE-SINGAPORE/ REUTERS/Vivek Prakash/Files (SINGAPORE - Tags: ENERGY BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT)
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    Posted: 1/26/2012 9:24:30 PM EST
    Civil Defence Force personnel keep watch over a flooded Starbucks outlet in Singapore's Orchard Road shopping district in this June 16, 2010 file photo. A 15-km (10 mile) stretch of crisp white beach is one of the key battlegrounds in Singapore's campaign to defend its hard-won territory against rising sea levels linked to climate change. Stone breakwaters are being enlarged on the low-lying island state's man-made east coast and their heights raised. Barges carrying imported sand top up the beach, which is regularly breached by high tides. To match feature CLIMATE-SINGAPORE/ REUTERS/Vivek Prakash/Files (SINGAPORE - Tags: ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS)
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    Posted: 1/26/2012 9:22:46 PM EST
    Vessels are anchored near Shell's oil refinery facility on Pulau Bukom (top), off the southern coast of Singapore in this December 18, 2008 file photo. Singapore is the world's largest bunkering port. A 15-km (10 mile) stretch of crisp white beach is one of the key battlegrounds in Singapore's campaign to defend its hard-won territory against rising sea levels linked to climate change. Stone breakwaters are being enlarged on the low-lying island state's man-made east coast and their heights raised. Barges carrying imported sand top up the beach, which is regularly breached by high tides. To match feature CLIMATE-SINGAPORE/ REUTERS/Tim Chong/Files (SINGAPORE - Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY ENVIRONMENT MARITIME)
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    Posted: 1/26/2012 9:20:25 PM EST
    Lights of the skyline of the central business district and Marina Bay are reflected on the waters of Marina Barrage in Singapore at dusk, December 1, 2011. A 15-km (10 mile) stretch of crisp white beach is one of the key battlegrounds in Singapore's campaign to defend its hard-won territory against rising sea levels linked to climate change. Stone breakwaters are being enlarged on the low-lying island state's man-made east coast and their heights raised. Barges carrying imported sand top up the beach, which is regularly breached by high tides. Picture taken December 1, 2011. To match feature CLIMATE-SINGAPORE/ REUTERS/Tim Chong (SINGAPORE - Tags: CITYSPACE)
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    Posted: 1/26/2012 9:17:58 PM EST
    A man works at the site of a breakwaters upgrade along East Coast Park in Singapore January 4, 2012. A 15-km (10 mile) stretch of crisp white beach is one of the key battlegrounds in Singapore's campaign to defend its hard-won territory against rising sea levels linked to climate change. Stone breakwaters are being enlarged on the low-lying island state's man-made east coast and their heights raised. Barges carrying imported sand top up the beach, which is regularly breached by high tides. Picture taken January 4, 2012. To match feature CLIMATE-SINGAPORE/ REUTERS/Tim Chong (SINGAPORE - Tags: CITYSPACE ENVIRONMENT)
  •  - Leftist candidate Pisapia leaves a polling station after voting in downtown Milan

    Leftist candidate Pisapia leaves a polling station after voting in downtown Milan

    Posted: 5/30/2011 2:46:36 PM EST
    REFILE - CORRECTING CANDIDATE'S FIRST NAME Leftist candidate Giuliano Pisapia leaves a polling station after voting in downtown Milan May 29, 2011. Italians begin voting on Sunday in local election run-offs where Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's center-right coalition risks humiliating defeat in his home town of Milan for the first time in nearly 20 years. Nearly 6 million voters are eligible to cast their ballots in contests in 90 towns and six provinces, but the focus is squarely on the key battlegrounds of the financial capital Milan and the southern port of Naples. REUTERS/Paolo Bona (ITALY - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
  •  - Leftist candidate Pisapia leaves a polling station after voting in downtown Milan

    Leftist candidate Pisapia leaves a polling station after voting in downtown Milan

    Posted: 5/30/2011 2:46:15 PM EST
    REFILE - CORRECTING CANDIDATE'S FIRST NAME Leftist candidate Giuliano Pisapia leaves a polling station after voting in downtown Milan May 29, 2011. Italians begin voting on Sunday in local election run-offs where Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's center-right coalition risks humiliating defeat in his home town of Milan for the first time in nearly 20 years. Nearly 6 million voters are eligible to cast their ballots in contests in 90 towns and six provinces, but the focus is squarely on the key battlegrounds of the financial capital Milan and the southern port of Naples. REUTERS/Paolo Bona (ITALY - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
  •  - Leftist candidate Pisapia casts his ballot at a polling station in downtown Milan

    Leftist candidate Pisapia casts his ballot at a polling station in downtown Milan

    Posted: 5/30/2011 2:45:48 PM EST
    REFILE - CORRECTING CANDIDATE'S FIRST NAME Leftist candidate Giuliano Pisapia casts his ballot at a polling station in downtown Milan May 29, 2011. Italians begin voting on Sunday in local election run-offs where Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's center-right coalition risks humiliating defeat in his home town of Milan for the first time in nearly 20 years. Nearly 6 million voters are eligible to cast their ballots in contests in 90 towns and six provinces, but the focus is squarely on the key battlegrounds of the financial capital Milan and the southern port of Naples. REUTERS/Paolo Bona (ITALY - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
  •  - Leftist candidate Giuliano Pisapia casts his ballot at a polling station in downtown Milan during local election run-offs

    Leftist candidate Giuliano Pisapia casts his ballot at a polling station in downtown Milan during local election run-offs

    Posted: 5/30/2011 2:45:06 PM EST
    REFILE - CORRECTING CANDIDATE'S FIRST NAME Leftist candidate Giuliano Pisapia casts his ballot at a polling station in downtown Milan, May 29, 2011. Italians begin voting on Sunday in local election run-offs where Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's center-right coalition risks humiliating defeat in his home town of Milan for the first time in nearly 20 years. Nearly 6 million voters are eligible to cast their ballots in contests in 90 towns and six provinces, but the focus is squarely on the key battlegrounds of the financial capital Milan and the southern port of Naples. REUTERS/Paolo Bona (ITALY - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
  •  - Italian Prime minister  Berlusconi casts his ballot at a polling station in Milan

    Italian Prime minister Berlusconi casts his ballot at a polling station in Milan

    Posted: 5/29/2011 3:05:31 PM EST
    Italian Prime minister Silvio Berlusconi casts his ballot at a polling station in Milan May 29, 2011. Italians begin voting on Sunday in local election run-offs where Berlusconi's center-right coalition risks humiliating defeat in his home town of Milan for the first time in nearly 20 years. Nearly 6 million voters are eligible to cast their ballots in contests in 90 towns and six provinces, but the focus is squarely on the key battlegrounds of the financial capital Milan and the southern port of Naples. REUTERS/Stringer (ITALY - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
  •  - Leftist candidate Pisapia leaves a polling station after voting in downtown Milan

    Leftist candidate Pisapia leaves a polling station after voting in downtown Milan

    Posted: 5/29/2011 8:13:53 AM EST
    Leftist candidate Giuseppe Pisapia leaves a polling station after voting in downtown Milan May 29, 2011. Italians begin voting on Sunday in local election run-offs where Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's center-right coalition risks humiliating defeat in his home town of Milan for the first time in nearly 20 years. Nearly 6 million voters are eligible to cast their ballots in contests in 90 towns and six provinces, but the focus is squarely on the key battlegrounds of the financial capital Milan and the southern port of Naples. REUTERS/Paolo Bona (ITALY - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
  •  - Leftist candidate Pisapia leaves a polling station after voting in downtown Milan

    Leftist candidate Pisapia leaves a polling station after voting in downtown Milan

    Posted: 5/29/2011 8:12:18 AM EST
    Leftist candidate Giuseppe Pisapia leaves a polling station after voting in downtown Milan May 29, 2011. Italians begin voting on Sunday in local election run-offs where Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's center-right coalition risks humiliating defeat in his home town of Milan for the first time in nearly 20 years. Nearly 6 million voters are eligible to cast their ballots in contests in 90 towns and six provinces, but the focus is squarely on the key battlegrounds of the financial capital Milan and the southern port of Naples. REUTERS/Paolo Bona (ITALY - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
  •  - Leftist candidate Pisapia casts his ballot at a polling station in downtown Milan

    Leftist candidate Pisapia casts his ballot at a polling station in downtown Milan

    Posted: 5/29/2011 8:09:25 AM EST
    Leftist candidate Giuseppe Pisapia casts his ballot at a polling station in downtown Milan May 29, 2011. Italians begin voting on Sunday in local election run-offs where Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's center-right coalition risks humiliating defeat in his home town of Milan for the first time in nearly 20 years. Nearly 6 million voters are eligible to cast their ballots in contests in 90 towns and six provinces, but the focus is squarely on the key battlegrounds of the financial capital Milan and the southern port of Naples. REUTERS/Paolo Bona (ITALY - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
  •  - Leftlist candidate Giuseppe Pisapia casts his ballot at a polling station in downtown Milan during local election run-offs

    Leftlist candidate Giuseppe Pisapia casts his ballot at a polling station in downtown Milan during local election run-offs

    Posted: 5/29/2011 8:01:43 AM EST
    Leftlist candidate Giuseppe Pisapia casts his ballot at a polling station in downtown Milan, May 29, 2011. Italians begin voting on Sunday in local election run-offs where Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's center-right coalition risks humiliating defeat in his home town of Milan for the first time in nearly 20 years. Nearly 6 million voters are eligible to cast their ballots in contests in 90 towns and six provinces, but the focus is squarely on the key battlegrounds of the financial capital Milan and the southern port of Naples. REUTERS/Paolo Bona (ITALY - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
  •  - An elderly man prepares to cast his vote at a polling station in downtown Milan

    An elderly man prepares to cast his vote at a polling station in downtown Milan

    Posted: 5/29/2011 6:47:42 AM EST
    An elderly man prepares to cast his vote at a polling station in downtown Milan May 29, 2011. Italians begin voting on Sunday in local election run-offs where Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's center-right coalition risks humiliating defeat in his home town of Milan for the first time in nearly 20 years. Nearly 6 million voters are eligible to cast their ballots in contests in 90 towns and six provinces, but the focus is squarely on the key battlegrounds of the financial capital Milan and the southern port of Naples. REUTERS/Paolo Bona (ITALY - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
  •  - A woman leaves a polling booth to cast her ballot in downtown Milan

    A woman leaves a polling booth to cast her ballot in downtown Milan

    Posted: 5/29/2011 6:36:01 AM EST
    A woman leaves a polling booth to cast her ballot in downtown Milan, May 29, 2011. Italians begin voting on Sunday in local election run-offs where Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's center-right coalition risks humiliating defeat in his home town of Milan for the first time in nearly 20 years. Nearly 6 million voters are eligible to cast their ballots in contests in 90 towns and six provinces, but the focus is squarely on the key battlegrounds of the financial capital Milan and the southern port of Naples. REUTERS/Paolo Bona (ITALY - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
  •  - An elderly man cast his ballot at a polling station in downtown Milan during local election run-offs

    An elderly man cast his ballot at a polling station in downtown Milan during local election run-offs

    Posted: 5/29/2011 6:33:16 AM EST
    An elderly man cast his ballot in a booth at a polling station in downtown Milan, May 29, 2011. Italians begin voting on Sunday in local election run-offs where Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's center-right coalition risks humiliating defeat in his home town of Milan for the first time in nearly 20 years. Nearly 6 million voters are eligible to cast their ballots in contests in 90 towns and six provinces, but the focus is squarely on the key battlegrounds of the financial capital Milan and the southern port of Naples. REUTERS/Paolo Bona (ITALY - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
  •  - Mayor of Milan Moratti and her husband are seen as they go to vote for the local elections in downtown Milan

    Mayor of Milan Moratti and her husband are seen as they go to vote for the local elections in downtown Milan

    Posted: 5/29/2011 6:23:41 AM EST
    Mayor of Milan Letizia Moratti (L) and her husband Gianmarco Moratti are seen as they go to vote for the local elections in downtown Milan, May 29, 2011. Italians begin voting on Sunday in local election run-offs where Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's center-right coalition risks humiliating defeat in his home town of Milan for the first time in nearly 20 years. Nearly 6 million voters are eligible to cast their ballots in contests in 90 towns and six provinces, but the focus is squarely on the key battlegrounds of the financial capital Milan and the southern port of Naples. REUTERS/Paolo Bona (ITALY - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)