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Some Headlines Of Today

Sunday  August 9, 2009

Bombs targeting Shiites in Iraq kill at least 45 8/9/2009, 10:34 p.m. PDT
(AP) BAGHDAD -A double truck bombing tore through the village of a small Shiite ethnic minority near the northern city of Mosul, while blasts in Baghdad Monday also targeted Shiites in a wave of violence that killed at least 45 people and wounded more than 200, Iraqi officials said.
String of bombings kill at least 43 in Iraq 8/9/2009, 10:34 p.m. PDT
(AP) BAGHDAD -A double truck bombing tore through a Shiite community near the northern city of Mosul, while blasts in Baghdad Monday targeted primarily Shiites in a wave of violence that killed at least 43 people and wounded more than 200, Iraqi officials said.
Opium takes over entire Afghan families, villages 8/9/2009, 5:10 p.m. PDT
(AP) SARAB, Afghanistan -Open the door to Islam Beg's house and the thick opium smoke rushes out into the cold mountain air, like steam from a bathhouse. It's just past 8 a.m. and the family of six-including a 1-year-old baby boy-is already curled up at the lip of the opium pipe.
Chavez urges military to be prepared for conflict 8/9/2009, 4:31 p.m. PDT
(AP) CARACAS, Venezuela -President Hugo Chavez told his military on Sunday to be prepared for a possible confrontation with Colombia, warning that Bogota's plans to increase the U.S. military presence at its bases poses a threat to Venezuela.
White House: Afghan war not in crisis 8/9/2009, 12:56 p.m. PDT
(AP) WASHINGTON -President Barack Obama's national security adviser did not rule adding more U.S. forces in Afghanistan to help turn around a war that he said on Sunday is not now in crisis.
Iraq hopeful about release of Americans in Iran 8/9/2009, 12:26 p.m. PDT
(AP) BAGHDAD -Iraq's foreign minister says he's hopeful that three Americans detained in Iran after crossing the border from northern Iraq will be released soon.
Opium takes over entire Afghan families, villages 8/9/2009, 10:09 a.m. PDT
(AP) SARAB, Afghanistan -Open the door to Islam Beg's house and the thick opium smoke rushes out into the cold mountain air, like steam from a bathhouse. It's just past 8 a.m. and the family of six-including a 1-year-old baby boy-is already curled up at the lip of the opium pipe.
51 US soldiers in Iraq diagnosed with swine flu 8/9/2009, 9:54 a.m. PDT
(AP) BAGHDAD -Fifty-one American troops in Iraq have been diagnosed with and treated for swine flu, while another 71 soldiers remain in isolation suspected of contracting the potentially deadly virus, the U.S. military said Sunday.
Saddam's VP dies of cancer in Jordan 8/9/2009, 7:18 a.m. PDT
(AP) AMMAN, Jordan -Former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's vice president died of cancer in an Amman hospital at the age of 80, relatives said Sunday.
Briton in Iraqi custody after contractor killings 8/9/2009, 1:43 a.m. PDT
(AP) BAGHDAD -Iraqi authorities arrested a British contractor Sunday over the shooting deaths of two co-workers in Baghdad's protected Green Zone. The suspected gunman could be the first Westerner to face an Iraqi trial on murder charges since a security pact lifted the immunity that had been enjoyed by foreign contractors for most of the war.
Briton in Iraqi custody after contractor killings 8/9/2009, 1:42 a.m. PDT
(AP) BAGHDAD -Iraqi authorities arrested a British contractor Sunday over the shooting deaths of two co-workers in Baghdad's protected Green Zone. The suspected gunman could be the first Westerner to face an Iraqi trial on murder charges since a security pact lifted the immunity that had been enjoyed by foreign contractors for most of the war.

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