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Some Headlines Of Today

Thursday  January 29, 2009

Blackwater: We will leave Iraq if US orders it 1/29/2009, 6:24 p.m. PST
MOYOCK, N.C. (AP) Blackwater Worldwide, denied an operating license in Iraq, said Thursday it could leave the country within 72 hours but cautioned that such a move would cause more harm to the American diplomats it protects than the company itself.
Three political candidates slain in Iraq 1/29/2009, 1:20 p.m. PST
BAGHDAD (AP) Gunmen apparently targeting political candidates staged attacks around Iraq on Thursday, leaving at least three people dead as Iraqi forces began imposing a full-scale security clampdown in advance of voting for provincial council seats.
First black Iraqi runs in elections 1/29/2009, 1:01 p.m. PST
BASRA, Iraq (AP) He calls himself the "Iraqi Obama" and hopes to channel President Barack Obama's good luck by becoming the first black Iraqi to win an election.
Iraqi shoe hurler inspires art in Saddam hometown 1/29/2009, 11:05 a.m. PST
BAGHDAD (AP) When an Iraqi journalist hurled his shoes at George W. Bush last month at a Baghdad press conference, the attack spawned a flood of Web quips, political satire and street rallies across the Arab world.
Iraq: Artwork dedicated to shoe thrower 1/29/2009, 10:51 a.m. PST
BAGHDAD (AP) When an Iraqi journalist hurled his shoes at George W. Bush last month at a Baghdad press conference, the attack spawned a flood of Web quips, political satire and street rallies across the Arab world. Now it's inspired a work of art. A sofa-sized shoe statue was unveiled Thursday in Tikrit, the hometown of the former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.
A look at Blackwater in Iraq during the war 1/29/2009, 10:44 a.m. PST
(AP) Iraq said Thursday it will bar Blackwater Worldwide from providing security protection for U.S. diplomats because its contractors used excessive force. A look at events surrounding Blackwater's time in Iraq
Iraqi shoe hurler inspires art in Saddam hometown 1/29/2009, 10:22 a.m. PST
BAGHDAD (AP) When an Iraqi journalist hurled his shoes at George W. Bush last month at a Baghdad press conference, the attack spawned a flood of Web quips, political satire and street rallies across the Arab world.
Iraq bars Blackwater, tarnished by civilian deaths 1/29/2009, 8:48 a.m. PST
BAGHDAD (AP) Iraq said Thursday it will bar Blackwater Worldwide from providing security protection for U.S. diplomats because its contractors used excessive force, sanctioning a company whose image was irrevocably tarnished by the 2007 killings of 17 Iraqi civilians.
Official: New initiative for Iraqi students 1/29/2009, 7:02 a.m. PST
BAGHDAD (AP) A new initiative between Iraqi and American universities will increase academic cooperation between the two countries, an Iraqi official announced Thursday.
Iraq bars Blackwater, tarnished by civilian deaths 1/29/2009, 5:36 a.m. PST
BAGHDAD (AP) Iraq said Thursday it will bar Blackwater Worldwide from providing security protection for U.S. diplomats because its contractors used excessive force, sanctioning a company whose image was irrevocably tarnished by the 2007 killings of 17 Iraqi civilians.
UN: 500,000 Iraqi refugees may return in 2009 1/29/2009, 5:23 a.m. PST
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) If the security situation in Iraq continues to improve, the number of refugees and displaced people returning to their homes could more than double this year to 500,000, the U.N. refugee agency said Thursday.
Iraq won't allow Blackwater to operate in country 1/29/2009, 2:39 a.m. PST
BAGHDAD (AP) Iraq will not allow Blackwater Worldwide to continue providing security protection for U.S. diplomats in the country, Iraqi and U.S. officials said Thursday.

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