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  •  - A man plays a guitar during a protest in downtown Rio de Janeiro

    A man plays a guitar during a protest in downtown Rio de Janeiro

    Posted: 11/26/2012 4:52:34 PM EST
    A man plays a guitar during a protest in downtown Rio de Janeiro, November 26, 2012. Thousands of people gathered in Rio de Janeiro on Monday to urge Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to veto a bill that local officials say could cost Rio state billions of dollars in lost oil revenue and cripple plans to host the World Cup and Olympics. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
  •  - Demonstrators yell slogans with their faces painted during a protest in downtown Rio de Janeiro

    Demonstrators yell slogans with their faces painted during a protest in downtown Rio de Janeiro

    Posted: 11/26/2012 4:52:34 PM EST
    Demonstrators yell slogans with their faces painted during a protest in downtown Rio de Janeiro, November 26, 2012. Thousands of people gathered in Rio de Janeiro on Monday to urge Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to veto a bill that local officials say could cost Rio state billions of dollars in lost oil revenue and cripple plans to host the World Cup and Olympics. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
  •  - People hold signs during a protest in downtown Rio de Janeiro

    People hold signs during a protest in downtown Rio de Janeiro

    Posted: 11/26/2012 4:52:34 PM EST
    People hold signs during a protest in downtown Rio de Janeiro, November 26, 2012. Thousands of people gathered in Rio de Janeiro on Monday to urge Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to veto a bill that local officials say could cost Rio state billions of dollars in lost oil revenue and cripple plans to host the World Cup and Olympics. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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              French President Francois Hollande, right, participates in a trilateral meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron, left, and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, second left, on the

    French President Francois Hollande, right, participates in a trilateral meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron, left, and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, second left, on the

    Posted: 11/23/2012 12:49:22 PM EST
    French President Francois Hollande, right, participates in a trilateral meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron, left, and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, second left, on the sidelines of an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. The prospect of failure hangs over a European Union leaders’ summit intended to lay out the 27-country bloc’s long-term spending plans. While heavyweights like Britain and France are pulling in opposite directions, smaller members are threatening to veto a deal to make themselves heard. (AP Photo/Bertrand Langlois, Pool)
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              European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, left, and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy participtate in a media conference after an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, No

    European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, left, and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy participtate in a media conference after an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, No

    Posted: 11/23/2012 12:49:20 PM EST
    European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, left, and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy participtate in a media conference after an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. The prospect of failure hangs over a European Union leaders’ summit intended to lay out the 27-country bloc’s long-term spending plans. While heavyweights like Britain and France are pulling in opposite directions, smaller members are threatening to veto a deal to make themselves heard. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
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              German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks out from behind raindrops on her car window as she arrives for an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. The prospect of failure hangs ove

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks out from behind raindrops on her car window as she arrives for an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. The prospect of failure hangs ove

    Posted: 11/23/2012 11:08:36 AM EST
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks out from behind raindrops on her car window as she arrives for an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. The prospect of failure hangs over a European Union leaders’ summit intended to lay out the 27-country bloc’s long-term spending plans. While heavyweights like Britain and France are pulling in opposite directions, smaller members are threatening to veto a deal to make themselves heard. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
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              German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks out from behind raindrops on her car window as she arrives for an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. The prospect of failure hangs ove

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks out from behind raindrops on her car window as she arrives for an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. The prospect of failure hangs ove

    Posted: 11/23/2012 8:58:20 AM EST
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks out from behind raindrops on her car window as she arrives for an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. The prospect of failure hangs over a European Union leaders’ summit intended to lay out the 27-country bloc’s long-term spending plans. While heavyweights like Britain and France are pulling in opposite directions, smaller members are threatening to veto a deal to make themselves heard. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
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              French President Francois Hollande, second left, looks at a journalist who puts up his finger to ask a question during arrivals for an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. Th

    French President Francois Hollande, second left, looks at a journalist who puts up his finger to ask a question during arrivals for an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. Th

    Posted: 11/23/2012 8:13:27 AM EST
    French President Francois Hollande, second left, looks at a journalist who puts up his finger to ask a question during arrivals for an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. The prospect of failure hangs over a European Union leaders’ summit intended to lay out the 27-country bloc’s long-term spending plans. While heavyweights like Britain and France are pulling in opposite directions, smaller members are threatening to veto a deal to make themselves heard. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
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              Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left, welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, at 10 Downing Street, in London, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. The Prime Minister said at a rec

    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left, welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, at 10 Downing Street, in London, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. The Prime Minister said at a rec

    Posted: 11/7/2012 4:38:25 PM EST
    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left, welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, at 10 Downing Street, in London, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. The Prime Minister said at a recent EU summit in Brussels that he would veto any proposal for the next seven-year budget framework that went above a freeze on the current position, this, in turn, allegedly left the German Chancellor prepared to scupper a summit of European leaders due on 22-23 November on the EU budget unless David Cameron withdraws the threat of a blanket veto. (AP Photo/Bogdan Maran)
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              Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left, talks to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, as they pose for the media before their meeting at 10 Downing Street, in London, Wednesday

    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left, talks to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, as they pose for the media before their meeting at 10 Downing Street, in London, Wednesday

    Posted: 11/7/2012 4:38:25 PM EST
    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left, talks to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, as they pose for the media before their meeting at 10 Downing Street, in London, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. The Prime Minister said at a recent EU summit in Brussels that he would veto any proposal for the next seven-year budget framework that went above a freeze on the current position, this, in turn, allegedly left the German Chancellor prepared to scupper a summit of European leaders due on 22-23 November on the EU budget unless David Cameron withdraws the threat of a blanket veto. (AP Photo/Bogdan Maran)
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              Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left, goes to shake hands with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, as they pose for the media before their meeting at 10 Downing Street, in L

    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left, goes to shake hands with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, as they pose for the media before their meeting at 10 Downing Street, in L

    Posted: 11/7/2012 4:38:25 PM EST
    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left, goes to shake hands with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, as they pose for the media before their meeting at 10 Downing Street, in London, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. The Prime Minister said at a recent EU summit in Brussels that he would veto any proposal for the next seven-year budget framework that went above a freeze on the current position, this, in turn, allegedly left the German Chancellor prepared to scupper a summit of European leaders due on 22-23 November on the EU budget unless David Cameron withdraws the threat of a blanket veto. (AP Photo/Bogdan Maran)
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              FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2012 file photo Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks with reporters at the Illinois state Capitol in Springfield. On Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, Quinn announced his plan t

    FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2012 file photo Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks with reporters at the Illinois state Capitol in Springfield. On Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, Quinn announced his plan t

    Posted: 8/28/2012 10:38:25 AM EST
    FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2012 file photo Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks with reporters at the Illinois state Capitol in Springfield. On Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, Quinn announced his plan to veto a bill to expand gambling, saying the proposed bill lacked sufficient regulatory oversight. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)
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              FILE - In this June 6, 2012 file photo, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks at a news conference in Chicago. On Tuesday, July 31, 2012, Quinn plans to propose a ban on assault weapons in Ill

    FILE - In this June 6, 2012 file photo, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks at a news conference in Chicago. On Tuesday, July 31, 2012, Quinn plans to propose a ban on assault weapons in Ill

    Posted: 7/31/2012 6:58:23 PM EST
    FILE - In this June 6, 2012 file photo, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks at a news conference in Chicago. On Tuesday, July 31, 2012, Quinn plans to propose a ban on assault weapons in Illinois. He will use his amendatory veto power Tuesday to include the ban in a bill related to ammunition sales. It would then be up to lawmakers to accept his changes or reject them. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
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              United Kingdom U.N. Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant, far left, and United States U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice confer during a Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria at the United

    United Kingdom U.N. Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant, far left, and United States U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice confer during a Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria at the United

    Posted: 7/19/2012 3:13:42 PM EST
    United Kingdom U.N. Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant, far left, and United States U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice confer during a Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria at the United Nations in New York, Thursday, July 19, 2012. Russia and China have again vetoed a Western-backed U.N. resolution threatening non-military sanctions against Syria. Grant, who sponsored the resolution threatening non-military sanctions against Syria, said he was "appalled" at the third double veto by Russia and China, allies of the Assad regime. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
  •  - Demonstrators hold an illustration during a against Syria's President Assad in Kafranbel

    Demonstrators hold an illustration during a against Syria's President Assad in Kafranbel

    Posted: 6/12/2012 4:42:41 PM EST
    Demonstrators hold an illustration depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin, with Russia's national flag and the Syrian opposition flag, during a against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Kafranbel, near Idlib June 12, 2012. U.S. and European officials have said the escalation of the conflict in Syria occurred because Russia used its U.N. Security Council veto to prevent the 15-nation body from imposing sanctions on Damascus to force it to halt its assault on an uprising that began as a peaceful pro-democracy movement. Russia is a staunch ally of Syria, which remains one of the top purchasers of Russian weapons. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout (SYRIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS CONFLICT) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
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    Posted: 6/11/2012 6:34:38 AM EST
    Crown Prince Alois von und zu Liechtenstein listens during a news conference in Vaduz in this March 12, 2009 file photo. Everybody knows everybody in this arch-conservative state and the subjects of the last monarchy in Europe with any real power don't like rocking the boat. Activists who want to end the monarchy's right to veto popular referendums say they have received threatening letters and seen far-right vandals deface campaign posters with Nazi slogans. But democracy campaigners still managed to gather just enough signatures to call a referendum on the prince's veto right - set for July 1, 2012 - by canvassing support in private and assuring voters that their names would be kept secret. Picture taken March 12, 2009. To match Insight LIECHTENSTEIN-PRINCE/ REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/Files (LIECHTENSTEIN - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY ROYALS)
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    Posted: 6/11/2012 6:30:45 AM EST
    Postcards with the portraits of Prince Hans Adam II and Princess Marie of Liechtenstein are pictured in Liechtenstein's capital Vaduz in this March 14, 2012 file photo. Everybody knows everybody in this arch-conservative state and the subjects of the last monarchy in Europe with any real power don't like rocking the boat. Activists who want to end the monarchy's right to veto popular referendums say they have received threatening letters and seen far-right vandals deface campaign posters with Nazi slogans. But democracy campaigners still managed to gather just enough signatures to call a referendum on the prince's veto right - set for July 1, 2012 - by canvassing support in private and assuring voters that their names would be kept secret. Picture taken March 14, 2012. To match Insight LIECHTENSTEIN-PRINCE/ REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/Files (LIECHTENSTEIN - Tags: CITYSCAPE ROYALS TRAVEL)
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    To match Insight LIECHTENSTEIN-PRINCE/

    Posted: 6/11/2012 6:28:56 AM EST
    Crown Prince Alois von und zu Liechtenstein listens during a news conference in Vaduz in this March 12, 2009 file photo. It isn't easy being a campaigner for more democracy in the tiny principality of Liechtenstein. Everybody knows everybody in this arch-conservative state and the subjects of the last monarchy in Europe with any real power don't like rocking the boat. Activists who want to end the monarchy's right to veto popular referendums say they have received threatening letters and seen far-right vandals deface campaign posters with Nazi slogans. But democracy campaigners still managed to gather just enough signatures to call a referendum on the prince's veto right - set for July 1 - by canvassing support in private and assuring voters that their names would be kept secret. Picture taken March 12, 2009. To match Insight LIECHTENSTEIN-PRINCE/ REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/Files (LIECHTENSTEIN - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY ROYALS HEADSHOT)
  •  - Activists for the French group Reporters Sans Frontiers stand behind a banner during a protest before visit of Russia's President Putin in Paris

    Activists for the French group Reporters Sans Frontiers stand behind a banner during a protest before visit of Russia's President Putin in Paris

    Posted: 6/1/2012 11:27:23 AM EST
    Activists for the French group Reporters Sans Frontiers (Reporters without Borders) stand behind a banner which reads "Putin: no Veto on Human Rights" during a protest several hours before the visit of Russia's President Vladmir Putin in Paris June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer (FRANCE - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
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    Posted: 5/25/2012 5:35:46 PM EST
    Brazil?s Environmental Minister Izabella Teixeira, right, and Agrarian Development Minister Pepe Vargas, left, arrive for a press conference at the Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Friday, May 25, 2012. Agriculture Minister Mendes Ribeiro is behind center. Teixeira announced that President Dilma Rousseff used her line-item veto powers on a congressional bill that weakened the nation's benchmark environmental law protecting the Amazon. Environmentalists wanted Rousseff to veto the entire bill. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)