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Three US soldiers among 25 slain in Iraq attacks - Los Angeles Times Thu, 21 May 2009 14:10:30 GMT

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Three US soldiers among 25 slain in Iraq attacks
Los Angeles Times, CA
By Liz Sly and Usama Redha Reporting from Baghdad -- Three American soldiers on foot patrol were among 25 people killed Thursday in Iraq in a fresh surge of violence that brought to 60 the number of people slain in the last 24 hours, the US military ...
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Senate backs $91.3 billion Iraq, Afghan war bill - Reuters Fri, 22 May 2009 00:57:41 GMT

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Senate backs $91.3 billion Iraq, Afghan war bill
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The US Senate on Thursday approved a $91.3 billion measure sought by President Barack Obama to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The measure meets some of Obama's key priorities but leaves out funding to close the US prison ...
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Ex-soldier spared death sentence for Iraq murders - The Associated Press Fri, 22 May 2009 01:10:51 GMT

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Ex-soldier spared death sentence for Iraq murders
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They presented former Marines and other soldiers with whom Green served who testified that he faced an unusually stressful combat tour in Iraq in a unit that suffered heavy casualties and didn't receive sufficient Army leadership while serving in ...
Jury spares ex-soldier's life for Iraq rape, murders AFP
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US military deaths in Iraq war at 4297 - The Associated Press Thu, 21 May 2009 01:01:00 GMT

Pasadena Weekly

US military deaths in Iraq war at 4297
The Associated Press
As of Wednesday, May 20, 2009, at least 4297 members of the US military had died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes eight military civilians killed in action. ...
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4297 Examiner.com
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Mourners pay tribute to Md. soldier killed in Iraq - The Associated Press Thu, 21 May 2009 22:20:54 GMT

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Mourners pay tribute to Md. soldier killed in Iraq
The Associated Press
FEDERALSBURG, Md. (AP) — A 19-year-old Maryland soldier who was one of five killed in Iraq by an Army sergeant at a mental health clinic was remembered Thursday as a strongly loyal family member who excelled at making people laugh and enjoyed hunting ...

Spanish judge relaunches case against US soldiers in Iraq (Roundup) - Monsters and Critics.com Thu, 21 May 2009 13:16:37 GMT

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Spanish judge relaunches case against US soldiers in Iraq (Roundup)
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Madrid - Spanish National Court judge Santiago Pedraz on Thursday reopened legal proceedings against three US soldiers for the death of Spanish cameraman Jose Couso during the Iraq war. Couso was killed when a US tank fired at a Baghdad hotel where ...
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KBR's chief defends electrical work in Iraq - The Associated Press Wed, 20 May 2009 22:20:32 GMT

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KBR's chief defends electrical work in Iraq
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chief executive of the military contractor under scrutiny in the electrocution of US troops in Iraq said Wednesday the electrical codes it used in the buildings it maintained in the war zone "were known and thought to be ...
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Contractors say Blackwater supplied forbidden guns - The Associated Press Fri, 22 May 2009 00:50:54 GMT

Contractors say Blackwater supplied forbidden guns
The Associated Press
"Blackwater's concerned about getting kicked out of Afghanistan as it got kicked out of Iraq," said Callahan, with Santa Ana, Calif.-based Callahan & Blaine. "They're trying to use these four men as scapegoats." Blackwater spokeswoman Anne Tyrrell ...
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China Faces Unexpected Problem Drilling for Oil in Iraq -- Farmers - Wall Street Journal Thu, 21 May 2009 18:37:18 GMT

China Faces Unexpected Problem Drilling for Oil in Iraq -- Farmers
Wall Street Journal
By GINA CHON BAGHDAD -- China National Petroleum Corp. began work in March to develop the Ahdeb oil field in southeastern Iraq, marking the first significant foreign investment in the country's vast but creaky oil industry. ...

Rumsfeld Used Biblical Quotes in Top-Secret Iraq War Briefings for ... - Democracy Now Thu, 21 May 2009 01:05:55 GMT

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Rumsfeld Used Biblical Quotes in Top-Secret Iraq War Briefings for ...
Democracy Now, NY
GQ Magazine has revealed former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld repeatedly gave President Bush top-secret briefings adorned with Biblical quotes during the early days of the invasion of Iraq. One briefing paper showed an image of a US soldier in ...
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