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Monday  December 19, 2005

Returns show Shiites lead in Iraq election 12/19/2005, 8:02 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Preliminary election returns Monday showed Iraqi voters divided along ethnic and religious lines with a commanding lead held by the religious Shiite coalition that dominates the current government.
Europeans' reactions mixed on Bush speech 12/19/2005, 4:44 p.m. PT
PARIS (AP) Europeans reacted Monday to President Bush's weekend defense of his Iraq policy with a mix of criticism and hope that his seemingly humbler tone could signal a break from the hawks in his administration.
Shiites lead Iraq's parliamentary election 12/19/2005, 3:25 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Preliminary election returns Monday showed Iraqi voters divided along ethnic and religious lines with a commanding lead held by the religious Shiite coalition that dominates the current government.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 12/19/2005, 2:29 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Monday, Dec. 19, 2005, at least 2,157 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. At least 1,694 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers. The figures include five military civilians.
Five U.S. soldiers sentenced in abuse cases 12/19/2005, 2:29 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Five soldiers from an elite U.S. Army unit have been sentenced to up to six months confinement in cases concerning the abuse of detainees in Iraq, the U.S. military said Monday.
Video purportedly shows killing of hostage 12/19/2005, 12:36 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A video posted by an extremist group on a Web site Monday showed a man it said was an American hostage being shot in the back of the head and claimed the victim was U.S. contractor Ronald Allen Schulz.
Early Baghdad returns show Shiites leading 12/19/2005, 10:55 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The Shiite religious bloc, the United Iraqi Alliance, won about 58 percent of the vote in Baghdad province in last week's parliamentary elections, according to initial results released Monday.
A look at hostages in Iraq 12/19/2005, 9:18 a.m. PT
(AP) Insurgents in Iraq have kidnapped more than 240 foreigners and killed at least 39 of them
Iraq fuel price hike sparks protests 12/19/2005, 9:10 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Violent demonstrations broke out across Iraq and the oil minister threatened to resign Monday after the government raised the prices of gasoline and cooking fuel by up to nine times.
Embedded With the 101st Airborne 12/19/2005, 7:37 a.m. PT
(AP) AP writer Ryan Lenz is embedded with the 3rd Brigade of the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division in Iraq and will be filing periodic reports on life in that unit.
Iraq province struggles to contain tension 12/19/2005, 5:18 a.m. PT
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) From the riverside cities in the Sunni Arab-dominated West to the rows of army barracks packed with Shiite soldiers in this religiously mixed city, the soothing refrain can be heard over and over.
Car bomb kills two outside Iraqi hospital 12/19/2005, 4:11 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A suicide car bomb exploded outside a children's hospital in western Baghdad on Monday, killing at least two people and wounding 11, including seven policemen, officials said.
Car bomb kills two outside Iraqi hospital 12/19/2005, 3:47 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A suicide car bomb exploded outside a children's hospital in western Baghdad on Monday, killing at least two people and wounding 11, including seven policemen, officials said.
Iraqi lawyer: Ex-Saddam officials released 12/19/2005, 3:45 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An Iraqi lawyer said Monday that about 24 former top officials in Saddam Hussein's government have been released from jail in Iraq, and some have left the country.
Iraq officials struggle to contain tension 12/19/2005, 3:38 a.m. PT
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) From the riverside cities in the Sunni Arab-dominated West to the rows of army barracks packed with Shiite soldiers in this religiously mixed city, the soothing refrain can be heard over and over.
Extremists claim to have killed American 12/19/2005, 2:03 a.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) An extremist group claimed on a Web site posted Monday that it has killed an American taken hostage in Iraq and issued a video showing a man being shot in the back of the head.

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