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  •  - File photo of farmers picking watermelons inside a plastic tent at a flooded field in Kaihua county

    File photo of farmers picking watermelons inside a plastic tent at a flooded field in Kaihua county

    Posted: 1/17/2012 10:35:58 PM EST
    Farmers pick watermelons inside a plastic tent at a flooded field in Kaihua county, Zhejiang province in this June 15, 2011 file photo. Global warming threatens China's march to prosperity by cutting crops, shrinking rivers and unleashing more droughts and floods, says the government's latest assessment of climate change, projecting big shifts in how the nation feeds itself. REUTERS/Lang Lang/Files (CHINA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER AGRICULTURE)
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    Posted: 1/15/2012 4:35:46 AM EST
    Supporters fill a street in front of the ruling Nationalist Party campaign headquarters before Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou declares victory in the presidential election, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012 in Taipei, Taiwan. Ma won a close re-election fight, leveraging his message of greater prosperity through expanded ties with China to beat his populist-minded opponent, Tsai Ing-wen. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
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    Posted: 1/15/2012 4:35:46 AM EST
    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou, right, speaks to supporters after declaring victory in the presidential election, in Taipei, Taiwan, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012. Ma won a close re-election fight, leveraging his message of greater prosperity through expanded ties with China to beat his populist-minded opponent, Tsai Ing-wen. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
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    Posted: 1/15/2012 4:35:46 AM EST
    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou hugs his wife Chow Mei-ching, left, as he declares his victory in the presidential election, in Taipei, Taiwan, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012. Ma won a close re-election fight, leveraging his message of greater prosperity through expanded ties with China to beat his populist-minded opponent, Tsai Ing-wen. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
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    Posted: 1/15/2012 4:35:46 AM EST
    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou declares his victory in the presidential election, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, in Taipei, Taiwan. Ma won a close re-election fight, leveraging his message of greater prosperity through expanded ties with China to beat his populist-minded opponent, Tsai Ing-wen. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
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    Posted: 1/15/2012 4:35:45 AM EST
    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou declares his victory in the presidential election, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, in Taipei, Taiwan. Ma won a close re-election fight, leveraging his message of greater prosperity through expanded ties with China to beat his populist-minded opponent, Tsai Ing-wen. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
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    Posted: 1/14/2012 10:05:46 AM EST
    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou thanks his supporters after declaring victory in the presidential election, in Taipei, Taiwan, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012. Ma won a close re-election fight, leveraging his message of greater prosperity through expanded ties with China to beat his populist-minded opponent, Tsai Ing-wen. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
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    Posted: 1/14/2012 10:05:45 AM EST
    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou declares victory in the presidential election, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012 in Taipei, Taiwan. Ma won a close re-election fight, leveraging his message of greater prosperity through expanded ties with China to beat his populist-minded opponent, Tsai Ing-wen. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
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    Posted: 1/14/2012 8:40:46 AM EST
    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou hugs his wife Chow Mei-ching, left, as he declares his victory in the presidential election, in Taipei, Taiwan, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012. Ma won a close re-election fight, leveraging his message of greater prosperity through expanded ties with China to beat his populist-minded opponent, Tsai Ing-wen. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
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    Posted: 1/14/2012 8:40:46 AM EST
    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou declares his victory in the presidential election, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, in Taipei, Taiwan. Ma won a close re-election fight, leveraging his message of greater prosperity through expanded ties with China to beat his populist-minded opponent, Tsai Ing-wen. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
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    Posted: 1/14/2012 8:40:45 AM EST
    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou declares victory in the presidential election, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012 in Taipei, Taiwan. Ma won a close re-election fight, leveraging his message of greater prosperity through expanded ties with China to beat his populist-minded opponent, Tsai Ing-wen. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
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    Posted: 1/3/2012 6:25:45 AM EST
    Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin wishes Russians a happy New Year during an interview in his residence of Novo-Ogaryovo, outside Moscow, in Russia, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011. Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has sent New Year's greetings to all Russians, even those protesting his 12-year rule and his plans to return to the presidency for at least six more years. Putin said he wished well-being and prosperity "to all our citizens regardless of their political persuasion, including those who sympathize with leftist forces and those situated on the right, below, above, however you like." (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, pool)
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    Posted: 1/1/2012 10:35:48 PM EST
    Two North Koreans pass by a New Year message on a street in Pyongyang on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012. The sign reads "Glorify 2012 as a year of proud victory, when an era of prosperity unfolds, true to instructions of the Great General Kim Jong Il". (AP Photo)
  •  - Clay "caganers" are sold at the Santa Llucia Christmas market in central Barcelona

    Clay "caganers" are sold at the Santa Llucia Christmas market in central Barcelona

    Posted: 12/21/2011 4:51:36 PM EST
    Clay "caganers" are sold at the Santa Llucia Christmas market in central Barcelona December 21, 2011. Catalans hide "caganers", or defecators, in Christmas Nativity scenes then invite friends to hunt for them during Christmas celebrations. The "caganers", which symbolise defecating and fertilizing the earth, are believed to bring prosperity and luck for the coming year. REUTERS/Albert Gea (SPAIN - Tags: SOCIETY)
  •  - Clay "caganers" are sold at the Santa Llucia Christmas market in central Barcelona

    Clay "caganers" are sold at the Santa Llucia Christmas market in central Barcelona

    Posted: 12/21/2011 4:50:29 PM EST
    Clay "caganers" are sold at the Santa Llucia Christmas market in central Barcelona December 21, 2011. Catalans hide "caganers", or defecators, in Christmas Nativity scenes then invite friends to hunt for them during Christmas celebrations. The "caganers", which symbolise defecating and fertilizing the earth, are believed to bring prosperity and luck for the coming year. REUTERS/Albert Gea (SPAIN - Tags: SOCIETY)
  •  - Clay "caganers" representing FC Barcelona players, are sold at the Santa Llucia Christmas market in central Barcelona

    Clay "caganers" representing FC Barcelona players, are sold at the Santa Llucia Christmas market in central Barcelona

    Posted: 12/21/2011 4:48:25 PM EST
    Clay "caganers" representing FC Barcelona players, are sold at the Santa Llucia Christmas market in central Barcelona December 21, 2011. Catalans hide "caganers", or defecators, in Christmas Nativity scenes then invite friends to hunt for them during Christmas celebrations. The "caganers", which symbolise defecating and fertilizing the earth, are believed to bring prosperity and luck for the coming year. REUTERS/Albert Gea (SPAIN - Tags: SOCIETY SPORT)
  •  - Clay "caganers" are sold at the Santa Llucia Christmas market in central Barcelona

    Clay "caganers" are sold at the Santa Llucia Christmas market in central Barcelona

    Posted: 12/21/2011 4:42:48 PM EST
    Clay "caganers" are sold at the Santa Llucia Christmas market in central Barcelona December 21, 2011. Catalans hide "caganers", or defecators, in Christmas Nativity scenes then invite friends to hunt for them during Christmas celebrations. The "caganers", which symbolise defecating and fertilizing the earth, are believed to bring prosperity and luck for the coming year. REUTERS/Albert Gea (SPAIN - Tags: SOCIETY)
  •  - A visitor holds a clay "caganer", representing "Darth Vader", sold at the Santa Llucia Christmas market in central Barcelona

    A visitor holds a clay "caganer", representing "Darth Vader", sold at the Santa Llucia Christmas market in central Barcelona

    Posted: 12/21/2011 4:37:49 PM EST
    REFILE - CORRECTING SPELLING OF "DARTH VADER" A visitor holds a clay "caganer", representing "Darth Vader", sold at the Santa Llucia Christmas market in central Barcelona December 21, 2011. Catalans hide "caganers", or defecators, in Christmas Nativity scenes then invite friends to hunt for them during Christmas celebrations. The "caganers", which symbolise defecating and fertilizing the earth, are believed to bring prosperity and luck for the coming year. REUTERS/Albert Gea (SPAIN - Tags: SOCIETY)
  •  - Clay "caganers" representing Lionel Messi are sold at the Santa Llucia Christmas market in central Barcelona

    Clay "caganers" representing Lionel Messi are sold at the Santa Llucia Christmas market in central Barcelona

    Posted: 12/21/2011 4:22:03 PM EST
    Clay "caganers" representing Lionel Messi are sold at the Santa Llucia Christmas market in central Barcelona December 21, 2011. Catalans hide "caganers", or defecators, in Christmas Nativity scenes then invite friends to hunt for them during Christmas celebrations. The "caganers", which symbolise defecating and fertilizing the earth, are believed to bring prosperity and luck for the coming year. REUTERS/Albert Gea (SPAIN - Tags: SOCIETY SPORT)
  •  - Clay "caganers" are sold at the Santa Llucia Christmas market in central Barcelona

    Clay "caganers" are sold at the Santa Llucia Christmas market in central Barcelona

    Posted: 12/21/2011 4:20:41 PM EST
    Clay "caganers" are sold at the Santa Llucia Christmas market in central Barcelona December 21, 2011. Catalans hide "caganers", or defecators, in Christmas Nativity scenes then invite friends to hunt for them during Christmas celebrations. The "caganers", which symbolise defecating and fertilizing the earth, are believed to bring prosperity and luck for the coming year. REUTERS/Albert Gea (SPAIN - Tags: SOCIETY)