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Egyptian riot police stand sit in the shade as they guard outside the parliament building in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, July 10, 2012. Egypt's Islamist-dominated parliament convened Tuesday in defiance of a ruling by the country's highest court and swiftly voted to seek a legal opinion on the decision that invalidated the chamber over apparent election irregularities. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra) ORG XMIT: KH103