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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney addresses the American Israel Policy Affairs Committee's annual policy conference via a satellite link at the Washington Convention Center. Romney took time out of campaigning on Super Tuesday to address AIPAC, one of the most prominent organizations lobbying the United States government on behalf of Israel.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

A voter enters a polling station to cast a ballot in the Super Tuesday Republican presidential primary at the Lexington Avenue Fire House. Eleven states hold their primaries with 424 delegates at stake in the contest for the Republican nomination for the presidency.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Win McNamee / Getty Images

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum leaves the stage after speaking before the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charles Dharapak / Associated Press

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich addresses the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce during a campaign stop. Ten states, including Georgia, are holding caucuses and primaries for voters to pick their choices for the Republican presidential nominee.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alex Wong / Getty Images

A view of an X1 solar flare in a new active region on the sun that has let loose two M-class flares and one X-class so far. The M-class flares erupted on Friday and Sunday. The third flare, rated an X1, peaked at 10:30 EST on Sunday. A CME accompanied each flare, though due to the fact that this active region is still off to the side of the sun, they will likely have a weak effect on Earth's magnetosphere.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASA

A woman participates in a "Pink Slip" protest in Union Square in New York City. The protest, which supports those who have lost their jobs due to the recession started in 2007, asks others to recognize that "the next pink slip might be yours," and to support the lobbying of Congress to invest in U.S.-based jobs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Burton / Getty Images

Prince Harry leaves Usain Bolt in his wake as he races him at the Usain Bolt Track at the University of the West Indies. Prince Harry is in Jamaica as part of a Diamond Jubilee tour, representing Queen Elizabeth II, taking in Belize, the Bahamas, Jamaica and Brazil.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris Jackson / Getty Images

Models present creations by Italian fashion designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Picciolo for Valentino during the Fall/Winter 2012-13 ready-to-wear collection show.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXANDER KLEIN / AFP / Getty Images

Samajwadi Party supporters, faces smeared with colored powder, celebrate by lighting firecrackers at their party office. Election officials across five Indian states Tuesday began counting votes in crucial provincial elections that are being seen as a test of strength for the country's ruling Congress party.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Manish Swarup / Associated Press

Libyan men carry coffins of victims, discovered in a mass grave, at a funeral in Benghazi. Thousands of mourners gathered to bury 155 bodies unearthed from a mass grave of people killed during last year's civil war. It was the largest grave yet to be discovered from the conflict that began as a popular uprising and ended with the capture and killing of Libyan leader Moammar Gadafi in October.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Manu Brabo / Associated Press

Exiled Tibetans shout slogans as they participate in a protest outside the U.N. office. The Tibetans appealed to the U.N. to send a fact-finding delegation to assess the critical situation in Tibet and to release all political prisoners.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Manish Swarup / Associated Press

An injured exiled Tibetan protester is helped during a protest after he banged his head on the road outside the United Nations headquarters. The Tibetans appealed to the U.N. to send a fact finding delegation to assess the situation in Tibet and to release all political prisoners.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tsering Topgyal / Associated Press

A group of 12 former Taliban militants surrender their weapons during a reconciliation ceremony.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JALIL REZAYEE / EPA

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It Super Tuesday and our Pictures in the News feature begins on the campaign trail with Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum speaking to the American Israel Policy Affairs Committee’s annual policy conference in Washington. Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich made a campaign stop at the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce in Duluth, Ga. Eleven states hold their primaries on Super Tuesday with 424 delegates at stake in the contest for the Republican nomination for the presidency.

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Elsewhere, Prince Harry leaves Usain Bolt in his wake as he races him at the Usain Bolt Track at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica;  thousands of mourners gathered to bury 155 bodies unearthed from a mass grave of people killed during last year’s civil war in Libya; and Taliban militants surrender their weapons during a reconciliation ceremony in Herat, Afghanistan.

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