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  •  - Mother convicted in 2002 for drowning her five children leaves the Harris County Jail in Houston

    Mother convicted in 2002 for drowning her five children leaves the Harris County Jail in Houston

    Posted: 2/2/2006 10:19:39 AM EST
    Andrea Yates, the mother convicted in 2002 for drowning her five children leaves the Harris County Jail in Houston February 2, 2006. Yates, 41, will be taken to Rusk State Hospital, where she will await her retrial on capital murder charges. REUTERS/Richard Carson
  •  - Lead Crown prosecutor Mike Petrie talks with fellow prosecutor as they enter BC Supreme Court in New

    Lead Crown prosecutor Mike Petrie talks with fellow prosecutor as they enter BC Supreme Court in New

    Posted: 1/30/2006 3:21:11 PM EST
    Lead Crown prosecutor Mike Petrie (R) talks with fellow prosecutor as they enter BC Supreme Court in New Westminster, British Columbia January 30, 2006. Four years after his arrest and the subsequent laying of 27 charges of first-degree murder, the case against accused serial killer Robert Pickton enters a new stage Monday when legal arguments delve into what evidence is admissible. REUTERS/Lyle Stafford
  •  - Georgians queue for kerosene in Tbilisi

    Georgians queue for kerosene in Tbilisi

    Posted: 1/27/2006 5:24:52 AM EST
    Georgians queue for kerosene in Tbilisi, January 27, 2006. Most of Georgia was without electricity on Thursday when its power network went down, battering the tiny Caucasus mountains state already short of gas after its pipeline from Russia was blown up at the weekend. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
  •  - Colombian President Alvaro Uribe talks with workers who uproot coca plants at La Marcarena National

    Colombian President Alvaro Uribe talks with workers who uproot coca plants at La Marcarena National

    Posted: 1/24/2006 8:53:23 PM EST
    Colombian President Alvaro Uribe (R) talks with workers who uproot coca plants at La Marcarena National Park, Colombia, January 23, 2006. Colombia sent over 900 shovel-wielding workers into the country's national parks in the country's biggest operation ordered by President Uribe aimed at manually destroying plants used to make cocaine. REUTERS/Presidencia-Miguel Solano/Handout
  •  - Defendant Baki Yigit makes a gesture meaning 'God is One' as he is escorted by Turkish gendarmes int

    Defendant Baki Yigit makes a gesture meaning 'God is One' as he is escorted by Turkish gendarmes int

    Posted: 1/24/2006 9:14:31 AM EST
    Defendant Baki Yigit makes a gesture to mean 'God is One' as he is escorted by Turkish gendarmes into a criminal court in Istanbul January 24, 2006. Turkey's highest profile trial resumed on Tuesday for suspected Islamist militants charged with links to al Qaeda-linked suicide bombings that killed dozens of people and injured hundreds in Istanbul in 2003. REUTERS/Fatih Saribas
  •  - Georgians hold a protest in front of Russian Army headquarters in Tbilisi

    Georgians hold a protest in front of Russian Army headquarters in Tbilisi

    Posted: 1/22/2006 10:33:53 AM EST
    Georgians hold a protest in front of Russian Army headquarters in Tbilisi January 22, 2006. Georgia's President Mikhail Saakashvili on Sunday blamed Russia for cutting gas supplies to his country and triggering an energy crisis as people shivered in sub-zero temperatures. Explosions in Russia's southern region of North Ossetia knocked out the main pipeline that exports Russian gas to Georgia and onward to its neighbour Armenia. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
  •  - Death penalty opponent holds sign accusing California Governor Schwarzenegger of murder in San Quent

    Death penalty opponent holds sign accusing California Governor Schwarzenegger of murder in San Quent

    Posted: 1/17/2006 6:30:14 AM EST
    A death penalty opponent holds a sign accusing California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger of murder after the execution of convicted murderer Clarence Ray Allen at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California January 17, 2006. Allen, 76, who was deaf, legally blind and had difficulty walking, was pronounced dead at 12:38AM on Tuesday. Allen was convicted for ordering the murders of three people in 1980. REUTERS/Lou Dematteis
  •  - Iraqi Lokman Amin Mohammed gestures before his judgement in Munich

    Iraqi Lokman Amin Mohammed gestures before his judgement in Munich

    Posted: 1/12/2006 4:36:11 AM EST
    Iraqi Lokman Amin Mohammed gestures before his judgement in a Munich courtroom January 12, 2006. An Iraqi Kurd accused of mobilising fighters and cash for the Iraqi insurgency was convicted by a German court on Thursday on terrorism charges and sentenced to seven years in jail. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle
  •  - US Supreme Court nominee Alito and his wife share a laugh at his Senate confirmation hearing in Wash

    US Supreme Court nominee Alito and his wife share a laugh at his Senate confirmation hearing in Wash

    Posted: 1/11/2006 5:34:45 PM EST
    U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito and his wife Martha share a laugh on the third day of his Senate confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington January11, 2006. Alito faced more aggressive questioning at his Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday from Democrats who accused him of evasive answers and challenged his commitment to keep an "open mind" on abortion. REUTERS/Jim Young
  •  - Senate Judiciary Committee members gather at start of second day of Alito's confirmation hearing in

    Senate Judiciary Committee members gather at start of second day of Alito's confirmation hearing in

    Posted: 1/10/2006 11:54:13 AM EST
    U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee members (L-R) Chairman Arlen Specter (R-PA), Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) and ranking Democrat Patrick Leahy (D-VT) gather at the start of the second day of Judge Samuel Alito's Senate judiciary committee confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill in Washington January 10, 2006. Alito, who voiced opposition to abortion as a Reagan administration lawyer two decades ago, testified on Tuesday the Constitution protects the right to privacy, a key underpinning of the 1973
  •  - US Supreme Court nominee speaks as his wife Martha looks on during his Senate confirmation hearing i

    US Supreme Court nominee speaks as his wife Martha looks on during his Senate confirmation hearing i

    Posted: 1/9/2006 4:30:11 PM EST
    U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito (R) speaks as his wife Martha looks on during remarks on the first day of his Senate confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington January 9, 2006. The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee opened its hearing on Monday on Alito with lawmakers praising his legal credentials yet many voicing concern about his opposition to abortion, certain to be a key issue. REUTERS/Jason Reed
  •  - Mexican police stand next to a suspected burglar whom villagers tied to a post in a village in the N

    Mexican police stand next to a suspected burglar whom villagers tied to a post in a village in the N

    Posted: 1/9/2006 3:36:12 PM EST
    Mexican police stand next to a suspected burglar (C) whom villagers tied to a post in a village in the Naucalpan district, west of Mexico City January 9, 2006. Villagers detained the five suspected burglars and threatened to lynch them after they were caught red-handed. The villagers refused to hand over the men until they were guaranteed better surveillance from the police, according to witnesses. Crime and insecurity is one of the main issues in this year's presidential election. REUTERS/Da
  •  - An Indian police personnel escorts a suspected member of a militant group in Mumbai

    An Indian police personnel escorts a suspected member of a militant group in Mumbai

    Posted: 1/6/2006 8:48:37 AM EST
    An Indian police personnel escorts a suspected member (face covered) of a militant group at the police headquarters in Mumbai January 6, 2006. Indian police arrested three suspected members of a Kashmiri militant group and seized bomb-making material in the financial capital of Mumbai on Friday. The three are wanted for crimes committed in Kashmir, including looting a bank and bomb blasts, police said. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe
  •  - Members of Filipino militant group hold posters calling for arrest of US Marines during news confere

    Members of Filipino militant group hold posters calling for arrest of US Marines during news confere

    Posted: 1/6/2006 1:32:38 AM EST
    Members of a Filipino militant group hold up posters calling for the arrest of four U.S. Marines accused of raping a Filipina during a news conference in Manila January 6, 2006. A Philippine judge recently said he will insist on local custody of the four Marines, now held by the U.S. embassy in Manila. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
  •  - Some of the arrested anti-WTO protesters, who are out on bail, hold placards during a hunger strike

    Some of the arrested anti-WTO protesters, who are out on bail, hold placards during a hunger strike

    Posted: 1/5/2006 5:30:06 AM EST
    Some of the arrested anti-WTO protesters, including South Koreans and a Japanese, who are out on bail, hold placards during a hunger strike in Hong Kong January 5, 2006. Fourteen protesters were arrested and charged for violent riots during the December 2005 WTO conference. Twelve of the protesters on Thursday urged the Hong Kong government to drop all charges against them. The protesters will go to the court again on January 11, 2006. REUTERS/Paul Yeung
  •  - Assistant Attorney General Fisher announces guilty plea by lobbyist Jack Abramoff in Washington

    Assistant Attorney General Fisher announces guilty plea by lobbyist Jack Abramoff in Washington

    Posted: 1/3/2006 4:45:41 PM EST
    Assistant Attorney General Alice Fisher (C) is joined by FBI Assistant Director Chris Swecker (L) and IRS Commissioner Mark Everson (R) as she announces the guilty plea by lobbyist Jack Abramoff to three counts of conspiracy, aiding and abetting honest services mail fraud, and tax evasion, during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington January 3, 2006. Abramoff entered his plea earlier today in U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia and is facing up to 30 years in p
  •  - Judge Renato Dilag examines document related to rape case at regional trial court in Olongapo city

    Judge Renato Dilag examines document related to rape case at regional trial court in Olongapo city

    Posted: 1/3/2006 12:57:35 AM EST
    Philippine judge Renato Dilag examines a document related to a rape case filed by a Filipina against four U.S. Marines at a regional trial court in Olongapo city, north of Manila, January 3, 2006. Dilag, picked on Tuesday to hear the 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 days.
  •  - Indian army soldiers stand near the wreckage of a vehicle after a blast occurred in it in Rangreth

    Indian army soldiers stand near the wreckage of a vehicle after a blast occurred in it in Rangreth

    Posted: 12/29/2005 11:46:26 PM EST
    Indian army soldiers stand near the wreckage of a vehicle after a blast occurred in it near Srinagar airport, in Rangreth on the outskirts of Srinagar, December 23, 2005. An explosion occurred in a vehicle near Srinagar airport in Kashmir on Friday, police said. They said there were no immediate reports of casualties. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
  •  - Chinese special police aims during exercise in Xiamen in east China's Fujian province

    Chinese special police aims during exercise in Xiamen in east China's Fujian province

    Posted: 12/29/2005 11:50:54 AM EST
    A Chinese special police aims during an exercise at a training base in Xiamen, in east China's Fujian province December 27, 2005. The 100-member-team, established in July, is tasked to deal with emergencies in the city. Picture taken on December 27, 2005. CHINA OUT REUTERS/China Newsphoto
  •  - Former Enron Chief Accounting Officer Richard Causey and wife Bitsy enter the Houston Federal Courth

    Former Enron Chief Accounting Officer Richard Causey and wife Bitsy enter the Houston Federal Courth

    Posted: 12/29/2005 11:30:39 AM EST
    Former Enron Chief Accounting Officer Richard Causey and wife Bitsy enter the Houston Federal Courthouse on his way to pleading guilty to securities fraud in a plea bargain with prosecutors in Houston December 28, 2005. Causey's testimony is expected to the aid the government's case against Enron founder Ken Lay and former CEO Jeffery Skilling. REUTERS/Richard Carson


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