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  •  - Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling leaves federal court for lunch recess in Houston, Texas

    Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling leaves federal court for lunch recess in Houston, Texas

    Posted: 2/13/2006 1:42:34 PM EST
    Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling leaves federal court for lunch recess in Houston, Texas, February 13, 2006. Skilling and Enron founder Ken Lay are on trial for conspiracy and fraud charges connected to the 2001 downfall of the energy giant. An ex-Enron executive testifying against his former bosses Jeff Skilling and Ken Lay, has sparred with defense lawyers insisting it was 'wrong' for the company to jack up reported earnings to match Wall Street estimates. REUTERS/Richard Carson
  •  - Senegal's U.N.force commander Gaye lays a wreath at memorial for eight Guatemalan peacekeepers kille

    Senegal's U.N.force commander Gaye lays a wreath at memorial for eight Guatemalan peacekeepers kille

    Posted: 1/26/2006 8:47:44 AM EST
    Senegal's Lieutenant General Babacar Gaye, commander of the U.N. peacekeeping force in Congo, lays a wreath during a memorial service in the capital Kinshasa for eight Guatemalan peacekeepers killed in fighting in eastern Congo January 26, 2006. The U.N. special forces soldiers were killed on Monday in a battle with Ugandan rebels who are among scores of militia groups destabilising lawless eastern Democratic Republic of Congo ahead of elections due by June. REUTERS/David Lewis
  •  - Family members of Jean Charles de Menezes look at shrine outside Stockwell Underground Station in Lo

    Family members of Jean Charles de Menezes look at shrine outside Stockwell Underground Station in Lo

    Posted: 1/22/2006 7:49:49 AM EST
    Family members of Jean Charles de Menezes, (L-R) Alex Pereira, Vivian Figueirdo and Patricia da Silva Armani, look at his shrine outside Stockwell Underground Station in London January 22, 2006. Jean Charles de Menezes was shot and killed by British police by mistake at Stockwell Underground Station during a security alert following the July bomb attacks on the London transport system. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
  •  - Museum director Seipel looks at Saliera sculpture in Vienna

    Museum director Seipel looks at Saliera sculpture in Vienna

    Posted: 1/22/2006 6:35:49 AM EST
    Wilfried Seipel, director general of Vienna's museum of historic arts, looks at the gold-plated Saliera, dubbed the "Mona Lisa of sculptures" by curators and worth $60 million, during a news conference in Vienna January 22, 2006. The famed Renaissance sculpture by Benvenuto Cellini stolen in spectacular fashion from the museum in 2003 was found in good condition in an Austrian wood yesterday. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
  •  - Attendant pumps petrol at a filling station in Abuja

    Attendant pumps petrol at a filling station in Abuja

    Posted: 1/20/2006 12:25:48 PM EST
    An attendant pumps petrol at a filling station in Nigeria's capital Abuja January 20, 2006. Nigerian militants holding four foreign oil workers hostage said on Friday they would very shortly resume their month-long campaign of attacks in the world's eighth largest oil exporter. From hideouts in the maze of tidal inlets and mangrove swamps, the ethnic Ijaw militants have bombed two export pipelines and attacked at least two large oil platforms -- cutting Nigeria's oil production by a tenth.
  •  - Booking mug of former teen idol Garrett

    Booking mug of former teen idol Garrett

    Posted: 1/18/2006 7:16:17 PM EST
    Former teen idol Leif Garrett is seen in a booking mug shot provided by the Los Angeles Sheriffs Department following his arrest on the Los Angeles subway system January 14, 2006. Garrett was charged with heroin possession January 18, 2006 following an arrest for fare dodging. A subsequent search turned up the suspected drugs. Best quality available. REUTERS/Los Angeles Sheriffs Department/Handout
  •  - Mexican club Tecos player Hernandez leaves federal prosecutors office in Guadaljara City

    Mexican club Tecos player Hernandez leaves federal prosecutors office in Guadaljara City

    Posted: 1/14/2006 12:06:13 AM EST
    Mexican club Tecos player Miguel Andony Hernandez (L) leaves the federal prosecutors office in Guadalajara City, Mexico, January 13, 2006. Hernandez had a car accident during the early hours of Friday, leaving both his passengers, Claudia Ruth and Ivonne Villalobos Álvarez, seriously injured. REUTERS/Mario Castillo
  •  - US Judiciary Committee Chairman Specter talks with Leahy at conclusion of hearings into Alito on Cap

    US Judiciary Committee Chairman Specter talks with Leahy at conclusion of hearings into Alito on Cap

    Posted: 1/13/2006 2:17:13 PM EST
    Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA) (L) talks with Ranking Democratic Member Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) at the conclusion of the Senate hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito on Capitol Hill in Washington January 13, 2006. Alito completed his testimony before the Committee after more than 18 hours of questions and appears to be headed for Senate confirmation despite a protracted effort by combative Democrats to show he would move the court to the right on abortion
  •  - File photo of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres of Portugal gesturing i

    File photo of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres of Portugal gesturing i

    Posted: 1/13/2006 1:15:17 PM EST
    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres of Portugal gestures before the UNHCR's annual Executive Committee meeting at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, in this October 3, 2005 file photo. Portugal's attorney general Jose Souto de Moura pledged on January 13, 2006 to investigate a newspaper report that telephone records of scores of politicians had been examined as part of a high-profile child sex case. The telephone numbers included those of
  •  - Former CEO of Enron, Kenneth Lay, talks to his attorney Mike Ramsey while on their way to the Housto

    Former CEO of Enron, Kenneth Lay, talks to his attorney Mike Ramsey while on their way to the Housto

    Posted: 1/12/2006 5:07:12 PM EST
    Former CEO of Enron, Kenneth Lay (R), talks to his attorney Mike Ramsey while on their way to the Houston Federal Courthouse for a pre-trial hearing in Houston, January 12, 2006. REUTERS/Tim Johnson
  •  - Spanish Interior Ministry handout photo of Oman Nakhcah, who is suspected of heading two al Qaeda-li

    Spanish Interior Ministry handout photo of Oman Nakhcah, who is suspected of heading two al Qaeda-li

    Posted: 1/12/2006 8:38:11 AM EST
    Spanish Interior Ministry handout photo released on January 12, 2006 of Moroccan Omar Nakhcha, 23, who was arrested in the northeastern province of Barcelona, Spain. Spain said on Thursday it had arrested Nakhcha on suspicion of heading two al Qaeda-linked cells and helping men involved in the 2004 Madrid bombing flee the country. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY REUTERS/Spanish Interior Ministry/Handout
  •  - Democratic party senators sit during Alito's hearing in Washington

    Democratic party senators sit during Alito's hearing in Washington

    Posted: 1/10/2006 4:05:14 PM EST
    Ranking Democratic party senator Patrick Leahy from Vermont (L), senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA) (C) and Joseph Biden (D-DE) sit during the second day of Senate judiciary committee confirmation hearings for judge Samuel Alito on Capitol Hill in Washington January 10, 2006. Alito told Congress on Tuesday that no president was above the law when pressed on Bush administration policies on torturing prisoners and domestic spying. REUTERS/Jim Young
  •  - Alito listens to aide during his Senate Confirmation hearing in Washington

    Alito listens to aide during his Senate Confirmation hearing in Washington

    Posted: 1/10/2006 3:50:12 PM EST
    U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito (L) listens to an aide on the second day of his Senate judiciary committee confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 10, 2006. Alito told Congress on Tuesday that no president was above the law when pressed on Bush administration policies on torturing prisoners and domestic spying. REUTERS/Jim Young
  •  - Senators Specter and Leahy attend Senate confirmation hearings for US Supreme Court nominee Alito in

    Senators Specter and Leahy attend Senate confirmation hearings for US Supreme Court nominee Alito in

    Posted: 1/9/2006 1:43:10 PM EST
    Ranking Democratic Member Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) (R) and Committee Chairman Arlen Specter (R-PA) attend Senate confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito on Capitol Hill in Washington January 9, 2006. The hearings promise to be bruising on U.S. President George W. Bush's nomination of Alito to the Supreme Court. Barring an unforeseen bombshell, the 55-year-old conservative was expected to be confirmed by the full Republican-led Senate later this month, and possibly move
  •  - Customs agent Reid uses his flashlight to tap a car's tires while checking for contraband at the San

    Customs agent Reid uses his flashlight to tap a car's tires while checking for contraband at the San

    Posted: 1/5/2006 4:48:37 PM EST
    Customs and Border Protection agent Anthony Reid uses his flashlight to tap a car's tires while checking for contraband before allowing the car to cross into the U.S. from Mexico at the San Ysidro port of entry in California January 5, 2006. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said on November 2, 2005 the administration aims to improve ways to keep illegal migrants out and to deport those already in the United States. REUTERS/Fred Greaves
  •  - Iraqi and US soldiers inspect wreckage of car in Baghdad

    Iraqi and US soldiers inspect wreckage of car in Baghdad

    Posted: 1/4/2006 5:42:22 AM EST
    Iraqi and U.S. soldiers inspect the wreckage of the car of a suicide bomber in Baghdad January 4, 2006. At least three people were killed and 13 wounded in the car bomb attack in Baghdad, police said. A Reuters cameraman at the scene said the target of the attack appeared to be two passing police cars. REUTERS/Faleh Kheiber
  •  - Philippine judge Avelino Lazo prepares to pick judge in raffle for rape case in Olongapo city

    Philippine judge Avelino Lazo prepares to pick judge in raffle for rape case in Olongapo city

    Posted: 1/3/2006 12:58:35 AM EST
    Philippine judge Avelino Lazo (L) prepares to pick a judge to hear a rape case filed by a Filipina against four U.S. Marines in Olongapo city, north of Manila January 3, 2006. Executive Judge Renato Dilag, picked on Tuesday to hear the rape case, said he will insist on local custody of the four U.S. Marines charged with raping the woman. Dilag told reporters he expected to issue arrest warrants for the four Americans, now held by the U.S. embassy in Manila, before a scheduled arraignment in 10 d
  •  - Palestinian policemen inspect the car of two foreign teachers after they were kidnapped in northern

    Palestinian policemen inspect the car of two foreign teachers after they were kidnapped in northern

    Posted: 12/30/2005 1:02:02 AM EST
    Palestinian policemen inspect the car of two foreign teachers after they were kidnapped in northern Gaza December 21, 2005. Palestinian gunmen kidnapped a Dutchman and an Australian in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, pulling them from their car as they headed for work in a private school, witnesses said. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
  •  - Marble head statue representing Roman emperor Traiano is displayed during news conference in Rome

    Marble head statue representing Roman emperor Traiano is displayed during news conference in Rome

    Posted: 12/29/2005 11:37:41 PM EST
    A stolen marble head statue, representing Roman emperor Traiano and dating to 1500, is displayed during a news conference in Rome December 23, 2005. Italy welcomed home on Friday two paintings by Italian painter Andrea Appiani and a marble head statue representing Roman emperor Traiano impounded by the U.S. Custom's Service from New York's Christies auction house on request of Italian investigator service. REUTERS/Alessia Pierdomenico
  •  - A Filipino police officer tapes nozzles of his police subordinates' armalite rifles in Manila

    A Filipino police officer tapes nozzles of his police subordinates' armalite rifles in Manila

    Posted: 12/29/2005 11:46:40 AM EST
    A Filipino police officer tapes the nozzles of his police subordinates' armalite rifles inside a local precint in Manila December 28, 2005. The Philippine National Police (PNP) has warned that its officers will face serious charges for indiscriminate firing of their service firearms during the coming New Year's celebration. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco