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  •  - Visitors admire at the Saliera sculpture in Vienna

    Visitors admire at the Saliera sculpture in Vienna

    Posted: 1/31/2006 6:24:47 AM EST
    Visitors and journalists admire the gold-plated Saliera, dubbed the 'Mona Lisa of sculptures' by curators and worth about $57 million, at Vienna's museum of historic arts January 31, 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 last week. The Saliera can be seen for 20 days now, then it well be restored. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer
  •  - A young woman points at the Saliera sculpture in Vienna

    A young woman points at the Saliera sculpture in Vienna

    Posted: 1/31/2006 6:23:47 AM EST
    A young woman points at the gold-plated Saliera, dubbed the 'Mona Lisa of sculptures' by curators and worth about $57 million, at Vienna's museum of historic arts January 31, 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 last week. The Saliera can be seen for 20 days now, then it well be restored. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer
  •  - Former Enron CEO Kenneth Lay leaves the federal courthouse in Houston

    Former Enron CEO Kenneth Lay leaves the federal courthouse in Houston

    Posted: 1/30/2006 4:24:00 PM EST
    Former Enron CEO Kenneth Lay leaves the federal courthouse for a lunch break in Houston, Texas, January 30, 2006. Lay faces seven charges, including conspiracy and fraud, as a result of the federal investigation into the bankruptcy of the energy giant in 2001. REUTERS/Jeff Mitchell
  •  -  A sheriff keeps watch near a sign at the BC Supreme Court in New Westminster

    A sheriff keeps watch near a sign at the BC Supreme Court in New Westminster

    Posted: 1/30/2006 3:23:06 PM EST
    A sheriff keeps watch near a sign for the court rooms being used in the Robert Pickton trial at the 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
  •  - 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
  •  - Trial of accused serial killer Robert Pickton starts in New Westminster

    Trial of accused serial killer Robert Pickton starts in New Westminster

    Posted: 1/30/2006 3:14:02 PM EST
    Accused serial killer Robert Pickton (R) is seen in an artist's illustration at 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 Pickton enters a new stage Monday when legal arguments delve into what evidence is admissible. VANCOUVER OUT REUTERS/Felicity Don
  •  - Trial of accused serial killer Robert Pickton starts in New Westminster

    Trial of accused serial killer Robert Pickton starts in New Westminster

    Posted: 1/30/2006 3:13:00 PM EST
    Accused serial killer Robert Pickton (R) is seen in an artist's illustration at 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 Pickton enters a new stage Monday when legal arguments delve into what evidence is admissible. VANCOUVER OUT REUTERS/Felicity Don
  •  - Crown prosecutors enter BC Supreme Court in New Westminster

    Crown prosecutors enter BC Supreme Court in New Westminster

    Posted: 1/30/2006 3:11:00 PM EST
    Crown prosecutors 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
  •  - Williams performs a blessing on a memorial outside BC Supreme Court in New Westminster

    Williams performs a blessing on a memorial outside BC Supreme Court in New Westminster

    Posted: 1/30/2006 3:09:02 PM EST
    Bernie Williams (L) performs a smudging ceremony or blessing on a memorial held by friends of victims of accused serial killer Robert Pickton outside 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
  •  - Michael Ramsey, lead attorney for former Enron Chairman Kenneth Lay, waves during the first day of j

    Michael Ramsey, lead attorney for former Enron Chairman Kenneth Lay, waves during the first day of j

    Posted: 1/30/2006 1:33:02 PM EST
    Michael Ramsey (3rd R), lead attorney for former Enron Chairman Kenneth Lay (2nd R), waves as they depart federal court on a break during the first day of jury selection in the Enron trial in Houston January 30, 2006. Former company executives are facing conspiracy and fraud charges connected to the downfall of the energy giant. REUTERS/Lee Celano
  •  - Former Enron CEO Skilling and attorney arrive at courthouse in Houston for start of trial in Houston

    Former Enron CEO Skilling and attorney arrive at courthouse in Houston for start of trial in Houston

    Posted: 1/30/2006 11:28:59 AM EST
    Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling (R) and his attorney Daniel Petrocelli arrive at the federal courthouse in Houston, Texas, January 30, 2006. Skilling faces 31 charges, including conspiracy and fraud, as a result of the federal investigation into the bankruptcy of the energy giant in 2001. REUTERS/Jeff Mitchell
  •  - Former Enron CEO Kenneth Lay with wife and attorney arrive at courthouse in Houston for start of tri

    Former Enron CEO Kenneth Lay with wife and attorney arrive at courthouse in Houston for start of tri

    Posted: 1/30/2006 11:10:02 AM EST
    Former Enron CEO Kenneth Lay (R), his wife Linda, (C) and attorney Mike Ramsey arrive at the federal courthouse in Houston, Texas, January 30, 2006. Lay faces seven charges, including conspiracy and fraud, as a result of the federal investigation into the bankruptcy of the energy giant in 2001. REUTERS/Jeff Mitchell
  •  - A woman injured by explosion is surrounded by police officials at a hospital in the southern Turkish

    A woman injured by explosion is surrounded by police officials at a hospital in the southern Turkish

    Posted: 1/30/2006 10:39:03 AM EST
    A woman injured by explosion is surrounded by police officials at a hospital in the southern Turkish city of Adana, January 30, 2006. A bomb ripped through a building housing a Turkish-U.S. association in the southern Turkish city of Adana on Monday, injuring at least four people. There were no immediate claims of responsiblity for the blast. TURKEY OUT REUTERS/Cihan News Agency
  •  - Turkish officials seen in front of the building housing a Turkish-U.S. association in the southern T

    Turkish officials seen in front of the building housing a Turkish-U.S. association in the southern T

    Posted: 1/30/2006 10:35:01 AM EST
    Turkish officials sstand in front of the building housing a Turkish-U.S. association in the southern Turkish city of Adana, January 30, 2006. A bomb ripped through a building housing a Turkish-U.S. association in the southern Turkish city of Adana on Monday, injuring at least four people. There were no immediate claims of responsiblity for the blast. TURKEY OUT REUTERS/Ihlas News Agency
  •  - Former Enron CEO Skilling arrives at federal court with his lead defense attorney Petrocelli on firs

    Former Enron CEO Skilling arrives at federal court with his lead defense attorney Petrocelli on firs

    Posted: 1/30/2006 10:02:59 AM EST
    Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling (R) arrives at federal court with his lead defense attorney Daniel Petrocelli (L) on the first day of jury selection in the Enron trial in Houston January 30, 2006. Former company executives are facing conspiracy and fraud charges connected to the downfall of the energy giant. REUTERS/Lee Celano
  •  - Former Enron Chairman Lay arrives at federal court with wife Linda on first day of jury selection in

    Former Enron Chairman Lay arrives at federal court with wife Linda on first day of jury selection in

    Posted: 1/30/2006 9:59:59 AM EST
    Former Enron Chairman Kenneth Lay (C) arrives at federal court with wife Linda (L) and a member of his defense team on the first day of jury selection in the Enron trial in Houston January 30, 2006. Former company executives are facing conspiracy and fraud charges connected to the downfall of the energy giant. REUTERS/Lee Celano
  •  - A broken window is seen from the outside of the building housing a Turkish-U.S. association in the s

    A broken window is seen from the outside of the building housing a Turkish-U.S. association in the s

    Posted: 1/30/2006 9:23:00 AM EST
    A broken window is seen from the outside of the building housing a Turkish-U.S. association in the southern Turkish city of Adana, January 30, 2006. Three people were injured on Monday in an explosion at a building housing a Turkish-U.S. association in Adana, the state Anatolian news agency said. TURKEY OUT REUTERS/Ihlas News Agency
  •  - Masked police officers run for cover in front of a Credit Suisse bank branch in the suburbs of Zuric

    Masked police officers run for cover in front of a Credit Suisse bank branch in the suburbs of Zuric

    Posted: 1/30/2006 7:57:54 AM EST
    Masked police officers run for cover in front of a Credit Suisse bank branch in the suburbs of Zurich, January 30, 2006, where a masked man was believed to be holding two bank employees hostage at gunpoint. Police officers were called to the scene by a third bank employee who spied the masked man through the bank's window. REUTERS/Andreas Meier
  •  - File photo of accused serial killer Robert Picktons home being demolished in Port Coquitlam

    File photo of accused serial killer Robert Picktons home being demolished in Port Coquitlam

    Posted: 1/29/2006 6:31:54 PM EST
    An unidentified relative of one of the women murdered on the Robert Pickton pig farm lights a candle as the house on the property is demolished by police in this July 26, 2003 file photo in Port Coquitlam,British Columbia. Four years after his arrest and the subsequent laying of 27 charges of first-degree murder, the case against accused serial killer Robert William Pickton enters a new stage when legal arguments delve into what evidence is admissible in a New Westminster court January 30, 2006.
  •  - A memorial to a victim of accused serial killer Robert William Pickton lies near farm in this file p

    A memorial to a victim of accused serial killer Robert William Pickton lies near farm in this file p

    Posted: 1/29/2006 6:00:56 PM EST
    A memorial left for one of the victims of accused serial killer Robert Pickton lies near Pickton's Port Coquitlam, British Columbia farmhouse in this January 9, 2003 file photo. Four years after his arrest and the subsequent laying of 27 charges of first-degree murder, the case against accused serial killer Robert William Pickton enters a new stage when legal arguments delve into what evidence is admissible in a New Westminster court January 30, 2006. Photo taken January 9, 2003 REUTERS/And