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A Silver Screen Supper

Lumiere has moved into the premises of the now defunct Beatles-themed Liverpool restaurant, which had seemed to be on the way out for some time, given that it was always closed for banquets.

Lucky Number Nuptials

The chance to have a triple-seven wedding date has had superstitious couples booking early for July 7.

What to Do: Ride In the Art Wagon

You've seen the Tretyakov. The Pushkin is old news. Now, try the metro. Five wagons on an Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya (dark-blue) line train have been refitted as mobile museums -- the benches on one side were ripped up, the windows covered, and in their place hang paintings by watercolorist Sergei Andriyaka and his students.

U.S. Judges Toss 2 War Trial Cases

Military judges has thrown out the war crimes cases against the only men here who have been indicted, in rulings that suggest the hastily reassembled military tribunals have no jurisdiction over any of Guantanamo's 380 prisoners.

Israel Halts Latest Incursion Into Gaza

Israeli tanks and infantry pulled out of the southern Gaza Strip early Tuesday, halting the largest ground operation in the area in months.

ETA Ends 15-Month Cease-Fire

The armed Basque separatist group ETA called off its 15-month cease-fire in a statement Tuesday, formalizing what many saw as the demise of a once-promising peace process already struck down by a deadly bombing in December.

Sanctions May Anger 'Lion,' Iran Says

Iran's president warned the UN Security Council on Tuesday against imposing more sanctions, saying it was like ""playing with a lion's tale,"" as its chief negotiator met Germany's foreign minister to discuss Iran's disputed nuclear program.

Serbia Investigates Mass Grave Containing up to 500 Victims

Serbia opened an investigation Tuesday into a mass grave believed to contain up to 500 Albanian victims of the Kosovo war, a reminder of why the United Nations is considering independence for the province.

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