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Wednesday  August 26, 2009

Analysis: Iraq's Shiite power base shifts 8/26/2009, 1:36 p.m. PDT
(AP) BAGHDAD - Abdul-Aziz al-Hakim held together Iraq's biggest Shiite political party as the ultimate middleman: maintaining his deep ties with Iran and cultivating his new alliances of necessity with America.
Sixth person pleads guilty to passport snooping 8/26/2009, 11:09 a.m. PDT
(AP) WASHINGTON - A sixth person who worked at the State Department has pleaded guilty to sneaking a peek at celebrity passport files.
Analysis: Afghan summer brings reversals 8/26/2009, 10:38 a.m. PDT
(AP) KABUL - It's been a summer of setbacks in Afghanistan-with rising casualties, a divisive election and growing public doubts about the war in the United States and among key allies.
VA ends Gulf War illness research contract 8/26/2009, 9:07 a.m. PDT
(AP) WASHINGTON - The Department of Veterans Affairs has canceled a $75 million, five-year research contract with a Texas medical center studying illnesses suffered by veterans of the first Gulf War.
Powerful Iraqi Shiite leader has died in Iran 8/26/2009, 3:17 a.m. PDT
(AP) BAGHDAD - Abdul-Aziz al-Hakim, the scion of a revered clerical family who channeled rising Shiite Muslim power after the fall of Saddam Hussein to become one of Iraq's most powerful politicians, died Wednesday in Iran, the country that was long his powerful ally. He was 53.
Official: Iraq Shiite leader in critical condition 8/26/2009, 1:25 a.m. PDT
(AP) BAGHDAD - An aide says one of Iraq's most powerful Shiite leaders is in critical condition in an intensive care ward at an Iranian hospital after suffering a setback while being treated for lung cancer.

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