Today in History: April 30

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Recuperating from a self-inflicted bullet wound, Doris Dudley, 18-years-old actress, talks to her father from York Hospital in New York where she was taken last night after the shooting in the apartment of her fiancÈ, Sidney Kingsley, playwright, April 30, 1936. The shooting followed a quarrel between the pair. She is the daughter of Bide Dudley, drama critic (AP Photo/John Rooney)

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A Korean shopping mall burns at Thrid Street and Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles Thursday, April 30, 1992 on the second day of rioting in the city following the Rodney King assault. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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Heavyweight boxers Mike Tyson, right, and Henry Tillman, left, hold up their fists with promoter Don King at a press luncheon announcing their upcoming bout, at Home Box Office?s media center in New York, Monday, April 30, 1990. The two boxers will meet on June 16 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)

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A commercial building is left to burn as firefighters protect nearby buildings from fire damage during the riots in South Central Los Angeles, April 30, 1992. On April 29, 1992, four white police officers were declared innocent in the beating of black motorist Rodney King, and Los Angeles erupted in the deadliest riots of the century. Three days later, 55 people were dead and more than 2,000 injured. Fires and looting had destroyed $1 billion worth of property. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

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Philadelphia '76ers Julius Erving seems to be floating to the basket past Boston Celtics Nate Archibald, April 30, 1981 in NBA Eastern Division playoff game in Philadelphia. The soft layup went through the basket. (AP Photo/Clem Murray)

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Author-ecologist Dr. Anne LaBastille is shown with Condor, her German shepherd, near Lake George, New York, in the Adirondacks on April 30, 1985. Known for her best-selling book, “Woods-woman,” Ms. LaBastille has conducted ecological crusades in remote jungles and savannahs, but still regards her Adirondacks long cabin as her home and sanctuary. (AP Photo/David Jennings)

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Mick Jagger machoe jetzt im Munchner Olympia-Stadion aine ortsbeschtigung. Er und die “ Rolling Stones” warden hier im Juni ein Oprn-AirRenzert geben shown April 30, 1982. (AP Photo)

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Democratic presidential candidate Jesse Jackson emphasizes a point as he addresses an audience at the Civic Center in Gary, Indiana, Sunday, April 30, 1984. (AP Photo/Charlie Bennett)

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Great Brazilian football star Pele, 40 (real name Edson Arantes do Nascimento) plays doctor during visit to the Children?s Ward of the Middlesex Hospital in London on April 30, 1981 where his captivated ?patient? proved to be three year old James Scully of Hoddesdon, Herts. (AP Photo)

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Actor Burt Reynolds holds the Charles Chaplin Award for excellence in entertainment April 30,1980 in Los Angeles. He accepted the award, sponsored by the UCLA Campus Events Commission before an audience of students in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Rasmussen)

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A shrimp boat returning from Mariel, Cuba, is packed with Cuban refugees as it lands at Floriday's Key West Naval Base on April 30, 1980. President Jimmy Carter said in May 1980 that Cubans leaving the port of Mariel would be welcomed in the United States with "open hearts and open arms." That was after Castro opened the port in April 1980 to anyone who wanted to go. A few weeks later, Carter ordered the "freedom flotilla" stopped as America was overwhelmed by an average of 1,000 new arrivals daily. (AP Photo)

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Film critic Gene Shalit poses in his office in New York City on April 30, 1980. (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff)

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Band Leader Harry James on April 30, 1980. (AP Photo/Red)

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Former Pentagon analyst Daniel Ellsberg is helped by a Rockwell International security guard during demonstration at the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant on Sunday, April 30, 1979 in Golden, Colorado. It was the same spot where Ellsberg was arrested a year ago while demonstrating his opposition to the plant?s continued operation. (AP Photo/PM)

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A U.S. Marine helicopter lifts off from the landing pad atop the U.S. Embassy during the evacuation of Saigon Wednesday, April 30, 1975. (AP Photo/phu)

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FILE - In this April 30, 1975 file photo, a North Vietnamese tank rolls through the gate of the Presidential Palace in Saigon, signifying the fall of South Vietnam. Vietnam will celebrate its 34th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War on April 30, 2009. (AP Photo/File)

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Sen. Birch Bayh, D-Ind., right, pauses for a moment before conferring with his press secretary Bill Wise prior to appearing, Sunday, April 30, 1972 on CBS’ “Face the Nation” in Washington. (AP Photo/Harvey Georges)

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President Nixon sits in his White House office, August 16, 1973, as he poses for pictures after delivering a nationwide television address dealing with Watergate. Nixon repeated that he had no prior knowledge of the Watergate break-in and was not aware of any cover-up. (AP Photo/stf)

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U.S. President Richard Nixon sits at his White House office desk where he announced April 30, 1970 that American ground forces are fighting in Cambodia. (AP Photo)

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Robert Kennedy is shown in the Indiana primary in Indianapolis on April 30, 1968. (AP Photo)

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Gov. Ronald Reagan, Chairman of the Republican Governor’s Association, inspects a thoroughbred raced in an impromptu “governors’ stake” race run at Keeneland race track in Lexington, Kentucky on April 30, 1969. (AP Photo)

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U.S. President Nixon pats the head of his Irish Setter pet King Timahoe as he walks from his office in the Executive Office building to the White House in Washington D.C. on April 30, 1970. White House electrician Traphes Bryant holds back the other first family pets Pasha, a Yorkshire Terrier, and Vickie, a miniature French Poodle. (AP Photo)

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Veteran Detroit Tiger Al Kaline has a baseball bat shouldered as he shares a moment with Washington manager Ted Williams in Detroit, Mich., on April 30, 1969. (AP Photo)

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Sen. Eugene McCarthy responds to questioning newsmen during a visit to Eugene?s, a political cabaret, in New York, April 30, 1968. Some 250 person welcomed the senator to the cabaret at 1034 second avenue. The cabaret, which contributes to his campaign, was termed by McCarthy as, ?the most glowing campaign headquarters I have anywhere in the country.? (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)

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Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass), right, shown with wife Joan, displays pen to newsmen as he enters machine voting booth, April 30, 1968, Boston Mass. With Brother Bobby running for Presidential nomination but not named on ballot for Massachusetts primary it was necessary to write in his name. Wife Joan accompanied the senator. A few moments earlier a McCarty worker had given him a sticker for use by Republicans seeking to cross over party line. (AP Photo)

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Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. found a lot of enthusiastic takers as he shook hands with a group of girls in Lisman after addressing a political rally in Lisman, Alabama on April 30, 1966. The girls held on to his hands and arms and aides had to help tug him free from the group. Lisman was one of nine stops in the Alabama Black Belt that Rev. King made in an effort to unify the African American vote in the upcoming Alabama primary election. (AP Photo/Jack Thornell)

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The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gestures and shouts to his congregation in Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Ga. on April 30, 1967 as he urges America to repent and abandon what he called its "Tragic, reckless adventure in Vietnam." (AP Photo)

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Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) at the start of the trek to Boston of the entourage in Miami , Florida on April 30, 1965. Ali said he just drives from big town to big town, never mind the map. (AP Photo)

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Model Sandy Braddock poses with a Buick Riviera in Los Angeles, April 30, 1965. The Riviera has had the "Baris Treatment." George Baris customizes autos for younger drivers with alterations such as triple taillights, high back seats, special wheels and removing chrome put on in Detroit. (AP Photo/Harold Filan)

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Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kizirian stand in front of their home in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania on April 30, 1964 and listen as U.S. Health Physicist John Villforth explains the functions of a Geiger counter for tracking down radioactive particles. In background on the steps of the Kizirian home, another physicist, Richard Boggs, take a reading. The house faces a two-month housecleaning to rid it of radio-active dust at least 30 years old. The dust dates back to experiments conducted by a former University of Pennsylvania physics professor in the basement, along with manufacture of radium needles for cancer treatment. (AP Photo)

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Premier Fidel Castro of Cuba gives his mother a kiss on the cheek as they meet at the church at night on April 30, 1960 in Havana, Cuba at his sister’s wedding. The bush-haired premier was wearing the traditional Revolutionary Army uniform. (AP Photo)

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The Unisphere of the World's Fair in the Queens borough of New York is shown, April 30, 1964. (AP Photo)

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Jockey Ron Turcotte, who will ride Tom Rolfe tomorrow in the 91st Kentucky Derby, poses with a good luck telegram from folks back home in New Brunswick in the jockey room at Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky, April 30, 1965. (AP Photo)

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Convict and author Caryl Chessman, tells at what might be his final news conference at San Quentin Prison today, April 30, 1960, that he is prepared to prove his innocence of the crimes for which he is scheduled to be executed Monday morning. The book the 38 year old Chessman holds, "The Kid Was A Killer" was written in his cell on death row where he has been held for 12 years. He has had eight reprieves. (AP Photo)

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Razina Atiqullah, 23, of East Pakistan, tries out the directomat, a new device installed at the Times Square subway station in New York, April 30, 1956. The traveler presses a button marking his destination and the Directomat delivers a printed guide detailing method and route of travel. Miss Atiqullah, a Fulbright scholar, is studying physical education at Teachers College, Columbia University. Additional Directomat units are to be installed at key points on the New York Transit Authority subway system. (AP Photo)

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Actor Rex Harrison kisses actress Julie Andrews on the forehead as they congratulate each other after the premiere of the Drury Lane Theater production of the musical "My Fair Lady," in London, England, on April 30, 1958. Andrews stars in the role of Eliza, Harrison is Prof. Harry Higgins.

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The farm chores over for the day, Max Schmeling and his wife play chess in their home near Hollenstedt in West Germany on April 30, 1955. (AP Photo)

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Liberace, left, is shown with his brother George Liberace, center, and Elvis Presley, at the New Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas on April 30, 1956. (AP Photo)

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F.B.I. director J. Edgar Hoover is shown in his Washington office, April 30, 1954. (AP Photo)

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Ted Williams (right) is lost for words as some of this friends present him with a new car during a pre-game ceremony at Fenway Park in Boston on April 30, 1952. WMS hit a game winning home run to win a 5-3 victory against Detroit. (AP Photo/BX)

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Sherman White, Long Island University basketball player, leaves general session’s court in New York on April 30, 1951 where he pleaded innocent to seven charges six of receiving bribes and one of conspiracy. Charges were made in connection with alleged conspiracy to “Fix” outcome of basketball games. (AP Photo/JH)

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Juliet Mills, daughter of British film actor John Mills (right), bows as she presents a bouquet of flowers to Princess Elizabeth on the latter's arrival at London's Grosvenor House, on April 30, 1951 to attend the Lord's Taverners Ball. (AP Photo)

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Movie Actor Jimmie Stewart, left, and Eddie Albert, principals in a movie being filmed at Newark Airport in Newark, New Jersey on April 30, 1948, relax after helping persons injured on the set when a wind gust toppled a scaffold into movie aids and spectators. Stewart narrowly escaped being hurt; at least nine persons were injured. (AP Photo)

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Guests at the birthday party in Hollywood on April 30, 1949, for Paul Henreid's daughter, Monica, were the two boys of Keenan Wynn, shown with their mother who is now Mrs. Van Johnson. The boys are: Ned (left), eight, and Tracy, who is four. (AP Photo/Frank Filan)

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Anti-nuclear demonstrators march past construction materials as they approach the site of the Seabrook nuclear power station on Saturday, April 30, 1977 in Seabrook, New Hampshire. Demonstrators did not try to penetrate the fenced in 40-acre section where construction actually has been going on. (AP Photo)

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Virginia Ruth Laurel seems pleased as she holds the official divorce paper which ended her marriage to comedian Stan Laurel. She obtained the decree at Las Vegas, Nevada on April 30, 1946 on the grounds of three years' separation. (AP Photo)

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On the set of "Treasure of the Sierra Madre," two sons pose with their famous feathers, all active in the film in Hollywood, April 30, 1947. Left to right: Walter Huston: Tim Holt, son: John Huston, Son, and Jack Holt. The Holts and Walter Huston act in the film which young Huston Directs. (AP Photo)

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Bob Feller, left, Cleveland's fireball pitcher, shakes hands with his battery mate, catcher Frank Hayes, in the Indians' dressing room after hurling a no-hit, no-run game against the Yankees in New York, April 30, 1946. Feller struck out eleven and walked five. Hayes scored the only run of the game with a homer in the ninth inning. (AP Photo)

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When the Second British Army took the prison camp at Westertinke near Bremen, which had been the only naval prison camp in Germany, they found that many American and Allied prisoners had been moved in by the retreating Germans from camps farther to the west. Some of the faces of the released G.I’s indicating their feelings on being released at Westertinke near Bremen, Germany on April 30, 1945. (AP Photo)

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This hitch-hiking monkey rides on the pack of a Chinese Infantryman with no tricks as Allied Troops continue the offensive in Central Burma, April 30, 1945 to secure that Ledo-Burma Road. (AP Photo)

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With a mighty roar, anti-aircraft gun lets go at a target towed by plane during tests along the Pacific coast, April 30, 1942, where gun crews are constantly on the alert for the real thing. (AP Photo/Ira W. Guldner)

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Swift and formidable bombers for the United States air defence move three abreast down production lines of the Douglas Aircraft company’s in Santa Monica, California on April 30, 1941, plant with 18,000 employees maintaining operations around the clock, this plant and the Douglas division at El Segundo are accelerating their-output of military planes to meet the needs of national security. (AP Photo)

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Trouped on the south lawn of the White House with their hostess first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, are movie actors and actresses who were guests for tea in White House in Washington, April 30, 1942. Left to right, seated, are: Oliver Hardy, Joan Blondell, Charlotte Greenwood, Charles Boyer, Rise Stevens, Desi Arnaz, Frank McHugh, Matt Brooks, James Cagney, Pat O?Brien, Juanita Starke and Alma Carroll. Standing, left to right: Merle Oberon, Eleanor Powell, Arlene Whelan, Marie McDonald, Fay McKenzie, Katherine Booth, Mrs. Roosevelt, Frances Gifford, Frances Langford, Elyse Knox, Cary Grant, Claudette Colbert, Bob Hope, Joan Bennett, Bert Lahr, Jack Rose, Stan Laurel, Jerry Colonna and Groucho Marx. The film celebrities were in Washington for the first performance of a show which they will present in a number for the benefit of Army and Navy relief funds. (AP Photo/George R. Skadding)

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With some famous signs already darkened because of "Dimout" orders, Times Square, in New York, is pictured a few moments before the blackout, April 30, 1942.(AP Photo)

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Flanked by Boy Scouts, President Franklin D. Roosevelt opened New York's $160,000,000 World's Fair, April 30, 1939 with an address in which he said America has "hitched her wagon to a star of good will." He emphasized the United States' desire for placid living among the countries of the world and expressed hope that the future would see a breakdown of "many barriers of intercourse" among European nations. The president spoke from the rostrum of the Federal Building, Court of Peace. (AP Photo/John Lindsay)

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Light tanks of company C. Third Battalion, 66th Infantry, from fort Devons, Mass, U.S., lined up near Plattsburg ready for manoeuvres, on April 30, 1941. (AP Photo)

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A view of part of the 35,000 guests of honour who listened to the opening speeches in the Court of Peace at the New York World’s Fair, on April 30, 1939. (AP Photo)

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German Chancellor Adolf Hitler gestures during a speech in May 1937 at an unknown location in Germany. As one of the most notorious tyrants in world history, Hitler helped form the Nazi Party in 1919. He became the dictator of Germany in 1933, and launched the holocaust as a "final solution" to the "Jewish problem" as well as gypsies and homosexuals. In 1939, he invaded Poland and began World War II which ravaged Europe. The Fuhrer of the Third Reich committed suicide on April 30, 1945, with his mistress, Eva Braun. Germany surrendered on May 7, 1945. (AP Photo)

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Coach Lawson Robertson and his son Charles A Robertson, left, at Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pa., April 30, 1937. (AP Photo)

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Max Baer, left, the current heavyweight champion and Buddy, his youngster brother who aspires to step into Max's shoes some day, are shown strolling, April 30, 1935 on the boardwalk at Asbury Park, New Jersey, where Max will train for his on June 13 fight with Jimmy Braddock in New York. (AP Photo)

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Little Muriel Morgan, 3, came all the way from the home in Michigan to represent the Home for Widows and Orphans maintained by the Veterans of Foreign Wars at Eaton Rapids, Mich., on, April 30, 1934 to present the first "Buddy Poppy" of the year to President Franklin Roosevelt, at the White House. James E. Van Zandt, commander-in-chief of the foreign war veterans, who accompanied her to Washington, is shown standing beside the president's desk. Muriel's father, Clyde A. Morgan, is a patient at the base hospital. The veterans of Battle Creek, Michigan use proceeds from this annual sale for relief work. (AP Photo)

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Here's the filial scene enacted by members of the House of Baer, when Max Baer, the heavyweight title contender arrived in New York, April 30, 1934 with his brother Buddy, to prepare for his coming championship battle with the massive Primo Carnera. They are shown with their fatherk Jacob, center, who met them at the train side. From left: Max; Jacob, and Buddy. (AP Photo)

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New York Mayor James J. Walker greets George Washington, played by Kenneth Murchison, a short time after the latter crossed from New Jersey to New York for the presidential inauguration, April 30, 1932, 143 years after the real event. Next to Walker is general chairman Grover Whalen. This was part of New York's bicentennial celebration. (AP Photo)

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Prince Nicholas of Romania, third from left, unveils a monument to Stephen the Great, during the celebrations of the tenth anniversary of the union of Bessarabia and Roumania, at Chisinau, Romania, on April 30, 1928. (AP Photo)

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Entertainer and activist Harry Belafonte is seen on his arrival in Conraky, Guinea, April 30, 1964. The girls lining the path are members of the Guinea Youth Organization. Belafonte is here to study the folk music of Guinea. Others are unidentified. (AP Photo)

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Bill Russell, All-American basketball player at the University of San Francisco, shows his form as he clears six feet eight inches in the high jump in San Francisco, Calif., April 30, 1956. Already a member of the Olympic basketball team, Russell hopes to make the track team as well. It was only the second time he has jumped this year. In a previous try he cleared the bar six feet six inches. He made two attempts to clear six feet ten inches, but quit when he injured his heel. Russell was competing in a dual meet with College of Pacific. (AP Photo/Raimondo Borea)

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Britain's Business Secretary Peter Mandelson arrives at 10 Downing Street for a Cabinet meeting in London, Thursday, April 30, 2009. The prime ministers of Britain and Iraq met in London on Thursday to discuss security and economic development before U.K. troops begin their final withdrawal after a six-year military campaign in Iraq.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

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The main entrance to the Chrysler Stamping Plant is shown Thursday, April 30, 2009, in Twinsburg, Ohio. Documents in Chrysler's bankruptcy case reveal the automaker's plans to close five more of its plants by the end of 2010, including this plant. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

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Jennifer Wilbanks, the Georgia runaway bride, is escorted by police through the airport in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Saturday, April 30, 2005. Wilbanks first told police she had been kidnapped. She later confessed that she got cold feet regarding her wedding and that's why she vanished for several days.(AP Photo/JOe Cavaretta)

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Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown, left, greets Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on the doorstep of 10 Downing Street in London, Thursday, April 30, 2009. British and Iraqi leaders are meeting in London for talks before the final withdrawal of British troops from Iraq after a six-year military campaign. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

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