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Two-month U.S. death toll in Iraq hits new peak (USA Today)
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Wed, 30 May 2007 03:40:59 GMT

Increased military activity throughout Iraq has pushed U.S. troop deaths to their highest level for any two-month period of the war. Pentagon records show that 115 troops have been killed so far in May. That raises the total for the past two months to 219, exceeding the 215 who died in April and May of 2004, when U.S. forces fought insurgents in Fallujah.

Some Hitherto Staunch G.O.P. Voters Souring on Iraq (New York Times)
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Wed, 30 May 2007 02:52:08 GMT

While a majority of Republican voters continue to support President Bush and the Iraq war, there are concerns that the war is undermining the party?s political position.

Rice Rejects Link of Iran Arrests and Captures of Guards in Iraq (New York Times)
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Wed, 30 May 2007 02:13:47 GMT

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice rejected linking Iran?s arrest of several Iranian-Americans in Tehran to the Bush administration?s capture of members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard in Iraq.

Chopper attack, bombs kill 10 U.S. troops in Iraq (CNN.com)
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Tue, 29 May 2007 23:15:57 GMT

Ten U.S. troops died in Iraq on Monday, including eight killed in a deadly chain of events that began when a U.S. helicopter was shot down, according to a U.S. military official.

Biden slams 2008 rivals over Iraq vote (USA Today)
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Tue, 29 May 2007 23:48:27 GMT

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday accused his rivals for the 2008 nomination who are fellow U.S. senators of voting against the safety of troops deployed in Iraq.

U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,466 (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 29 May 2007 23:48:14 GMT

As of Tuesday, May 29, 2007, at least 3,466 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. At least 2,826 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

Southern Indiana Soldier Killed In Iraq (WRTV TheIndyChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 29 May 2007 22:55:52 GMT

An Army soldier from southern Indiana was killed last week when a vehicle in which he was riding struck an improvised explosive device in Iraq, the U.S. Defense Department said Tuesday.

US soon to accept 59 Iraq refugees (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 29 May 2007 22:06:22 GMT

The United States has approved 59 refugees of the Iraq war here, the government said Tuesday, the first of a possible 7,000 "vulnerable" Iraqis to be offered sanctuary in the country.

Outlook: Iraq Casualty, Protestor Father Both Doing Their Duty (Washington Post)
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Tue, 29 May 2007 18:29:36 GMT

When my son was killed in Iraq earlier this month at 27, I found myself pondering my responsibility for his death. Among the hundreds of messages that my wife and I have received, two bore directly on this question. Each one held me personally culpable, insisting that my public opposition to the war had provided aid and comfort to the enemy.

10 Memorial Day Deaths in Iraq (Time Magazine)
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Tue, 29 May 2007 18:55:31 GMT

Ten American soldiers died in roadside bombings and a helicopter crash on Memorial Day, the military reported Tuesday, making May the deadliest month of the year for U.S. troops in Iraq