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YOKOSUKA, Japan (May 10, 2012) Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Brady Allen, a search and rescue (SAR) swimmer assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), practices rescue techniques on Interior Communications Electrician 3rd Class Zach O'Dell, a SAR swimmer assigned to the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63), in the Purdy Gym pool at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka. SAR swimmers perform drills and physical training evolutions to maintain their mission readiness. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Paul Kelly/Released)
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (May 9, 2012) Logistics Specialist 3rd Class Cameron O'Rourke, assigned to Naval Submarine Support Command, makes a food selection at the Asian Pacific Heritage Special Meal featuring Filipino cuisine. Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam celebrated Asian Pacific heritage month at the Silver Dolphin Bistro. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mark Logico/Released)
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (May 9, 2012) Sailors march through PGA Tour spectators as part of The Players 2012 Military Appreciation Day ceremony. This year's theme, "A Tribute to America's Volunteers" in honor of the 375th anniversary of the National Guard of the United States, saluted military members and their families. (Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Toiete Jackson/Released)
ARABIAN SEA (May 5, 2012) Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Tyler McPeak conducts final safety checks on ordnance aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Enterprise is deployed to the U.S. 5th fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Randy J. Savarese/Released)
ARABIAN GULF (May 9, 2012) Aviation boatswain's mates move an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Lancers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 in the hangar bay of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Joshua E. Walters/Released)
China's Minister of National Defense Gen. Liang Guanglie (2nd L) visits Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, in this May 9, 2012 handout photo. Liang and the rest of the Chinese delegation are in the midst of a tour of several military installations on the East and West Coasts at the invitation of U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta.
People view a display of military equipment at the China International Defence Electronic Exhibition in Beijing on May 10, 2012.
A policeman films protesters (unseen) who support Chinese sovereignty over the Scarborough Shoal, during a protest downstairs from the Philippine consulate over a Philippine-China territorial dispute, in Hong Kong on May 10, 2012.
Geoffrey Herring of ARES Defense Systems, Inc from the U.S. , shows rifles to Chinese officers at the opening of the Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference (SOFEX) at King Abdullah I Airbase in Amman May 8, 2012.
Saudi Deputy Defence Minister Prince Khaled Bin Sultan (L) laughs during his visit to the Chinese section, at the opening of the Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference (SOFEX) at King Abdullah I Airbase in Amman May 8, 2012.
Local transportation authorities have revised the death toll of a bus fire to two after the media previously claimed three people were killed in the accident in a tunnel in northeast Taiwan. (Xinhua)
TAIPEI, May 7 (Xinhua) -- Local transportation authorities have revised the death toll of a bus fire to two after the media previously claimed three people were killed in the accident in a tunnel in northeast Taiwan.
Another 22 were injured, including seven in a serious condition, while hundreds of people were successfully relocated from the tunnel that was briefly engulfed by heavy smoke after the accident, according to a press release from authorities.
Police remove a large group of elderly petitioners who held a protest in front of the foreign media outside the Chaoyang Hospital where blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng is being held, in Beijing on May 7, 2012.
A police van drives out from the hospital where blind activist Chen Guangcheng is staying for treatment in Beijing Monday, May 7, 2012.
In photographs taken on May 6, 2012, members of the Emergency Volunteer Service Corps undergo an earthquake rescue training drill in Beijing.
A Long March 2D carrier rocket carrying Tianhui I-02 mapping satellite blasts off from the launch pad at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China's Gansu Province, May 6, 2012. The satellite has entered its preset orbit. The satellite, developed and produced by a company under the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC), will mainly be used to conduct scientific experiments, carry out land resource surveys and map territory, according to a statement released after the launch. (Xinhua/Wang Shen)