A U.S. army soldier with prepares to launch a UAV -- or drone -- outside Combat Outpost Nolen in the village of Jellawar in The Arghandab Valley.
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Southern Sudan seen on Google maps.
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The U.S. Capitol dome is visible through a glass ceiling as a Capitol police officer look on in Washington, D.C.
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The new Texas congressional redistricting map is seen August 9, 2003 in Austin, Texas. The map was re-drawn by state legislators to allow Republicans to win more congressional seats in the U.S. Congress.
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