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An Afghan police officer leads a firefighter away from a burning fuel tanker on the Jalalabad-Kabul highway, east of Kabul. There were no casualties from the fire, caused by a bomb planted under the tanker that was carrying fuel for NATO forces, police officials said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rahmat Gul / Associated Press

Stephanie Ward carries items out of her home surrounded by floodwaters after several days of heavy rain in the Midwest and South.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Darron Cummings / Associated Press

Mourners grieve during the funeral of rebel Ahmed al-Barasi, who they say was killed by forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Esam Fetori / Reuters

Two acrobats play tennis vertically while suspended 60 meters above the ground on the facade of a building to publicize the opening of the Madrid Open tennis tournament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pedro Armestre / AFP / Getty Images

Nine-year-old twins Daniel Dane, right, and Daniel Nelson play with their father's horse Almirante, in a stable at a farm on the outskirts of Havana.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Desmond Boylan / Reuters

A keeper feeds four young tawny owls at a bird sanctuary. The 4-week-old birds are being raised by hand.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rolf Haid / AFP / Getty Images

A child stands under the torrent of a tube well to bathe.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated Press

President Barack Obama released his "long-form" birth certificate to try to quiet a debate that he was not born in the United States.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Reuters

Suspected militant Abdullah Sunata stands behind bars in a holding cell at East Jakarta District Court. Sunata, one of Indonesia's top terror suspects, was sentenced to 10 years in jail for helping set up a jihadi training camp in Aceh province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Achmad Ibrahim / Associated Press

Queen Elizabeth II arrives to open the Sainsbury Laboratory for Plant Sciences in the University of Cambridge Botanic Garden.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Winning / Getty Images

Rescuers look for survivors in the wreckage of a derailed train. At least six people were killed and 60 others injured when the train carrying Chinese tourists was hit by a falling tree at a popular mountain spot, officials said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty Images

A Kosovo Albanian women stands in front of a wall depicting the names of people still missing from the 1998-99 conflict in the Balkan state in observance of the Day of Missing Persons. About 2,000 people, mostly Albanians, remain unaccounted for since the fighting ended.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Armend Nimani / AFP / Getty Images

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Pictures in the News | April 27, 2011

Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Afghanistan on the Jalalabad-Kabul highway, where a burning NATO fuel tanker created a wall of flames. On the plus side, the fire, caused by a bomb planted under a tanker carrying fuel for NATO forces, did not kill or injure anyone.

Continued flooding in Indiana forced resident to remove valuables from their homes; just days away from the royal wedding,  Queen Elizabeth II made an appearance at the Sainsbury Laboratory for Plant Sciences at the University of Cambridge; and two acrobats played tennis suspended 60 meters above the ground on the facade of a building in Madrid to launch the Madrid Open tennis tournament.

In Kosovo, a women stood in front of a wall depicting the names of missing people since the 1998-99 conflict in observance of the Day of Missing Persons. About 2,000 people, mostly Albanians, remain unaccounted for since the fighting ended. Elsewhere, rescuer looked at an overturned train in southern Taiwan that killed six people and injured 60 others; the White House released a longer version of President Obama’s U.S. birth certificate to try to quiet a debate within Republican circles that he was not born in the United States; and mourners in Benghazi, Libya, grieved during the funeral of a rebel killed by forces loyal to Moammar Kadafi.

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