Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign rally at the Bowling Green Community Center in Ohio on July 18. Romney is to visit Britain, meet with David Cameron and attend the Olympic opening ceremony this week as he embarks on a major diplomatic mission that will also take in Israel and Poland. (AFP Photo/J.D. Pooley)
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