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Experts: U.S. May Seal Off Iraq

Instead of a massive Gulf War-style ground invasion of Iraq, U.S. generals may be plotting a smaller-scale operation to cut off Baghdad from the outside world.

Peres Admits Mistake, Fears Revenge Attack

Palestinian gunmen shot and killed an Israeli motorist early Thursday as Israel's foreign minister warned that civilians would likely pay ""dearly"" for the airstrike that killed a top Palestinian militant and 14 other people.

Looking for Love at Virgins' Fair

Forget blind dates, singles' bars and other people's weddings. If you're looking for a bride in Romania, the tip of the Gaina Mountain is the place to go.

Ex-Agent Presents Pieces of a Puzzle

Former FSB officer Alexander Litvinenko said Thursday that he has heard from the main suspect in the 1999 apartment bombings, who claims he had nothing to do with the deadly explosions.

American Brings Pizza, Panties to Siberia

When Eric Shogren was working hard to get a small business off the ground in Minneapolis in 1992, he could hardly have imagined that a decade later he would have made it big in Siberia.

Traffic Police Usher Drivers Into a Tent

Drivers on Minskoye Shosse were caught off guard this week when traffic police pulled them over not for a document check but a polite invitation to share their complaints.

In a Nod to the Past, a New Sports Body

In Soviet days, the national Dynamo and Spartak sports societies gave hundreds of thousands of people the chance to take part in sports. Sportivnaya Rossiya, or Sporting Russia, is hoping to do the same now.

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