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Saturday  December 10, 2005

Iraq hostages' kin wait as deadline passes 12/10/2005, 8:10 p.m. PT
TORONTO (AP) Family and friends of Christian peace activists held hostage in Iraq waited with mounting concern Saturday as a deadline to kill them passed without word from the kidnappers.
4 U.S. troops die in separate Iraq attacks 12/10/2005, 6:28 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Insurgents killed four American soldiers in separate attacks Saturday as violence mounted five days ahead of national elections. U.S. officials announced the release of 238 detainees but said the move was unrelated to demands by kidnappers of four Christian peace activists to free all prisoners.
A daily look at military deaths in Iraq 12/10/2005, 3:42 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005, at least 2,141 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 1,676 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers. The figures include five military civilians.
Four U.S. troops killed in Iraq violence 12/10/2005, 3:35 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Insurgents killed four American soldiers in separate attacks Saturday as violence mounted five days ahead of national elections. U.S. officials announced the release of 238 detainees but said the move was unrelated to demands by kidnappers of four Christian peace activists to free all prisoners.
Iraq voting should give Sunnis more seats 12/10/2005, 2:30 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's new electoral law, drawn up in a bid to address the concerns of minorities, is almost certain to guarantee more parliamentary seats for Sunni Arabs, who boycotted the previous vote in January.
As U.S. troops go, Iraq police take over 12/10/2005, 2:21 p.m. PT
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) Only about 200 American soldiers regularly patrol this city near Baghdad and more will be leaving soon, handing control to Iraqi security. Although the Americans are leaving, the trouble stays behind, and it remains unclear whether the Iraqis can cope.
Gen.: Iraqis will take over when ready 12/10/2005, 2:03 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Some of the past problems with Iraqi troops may have been the result of giving them too much responsibility too soon, the U.S. commanding general in Iraq said Saturday, insisting the United States will only hand over security duties once the Iraqis prove they are ready.
Iraq attacks kill four U.S. soldiers 12/10/2005, 7:13 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Four American soldiers were killed Saturday in separate attacks in the Baghdad area Saturday, the day kidnappers of four Christian peace activists had set for the release of all prisoners or the hostages would be killed.
No word on hostages as deadline passes 12/10/2005, 2:27 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Kidnappers holding four Westerners made no contact with Iraqi authorities on Saturday, the day they had set as a deadline to kill the Christian peace activists unless U.S. and Iraqi authorities release all prisoners, the interior ministry said.
U.S. soldier dies on guard duty in Iraq 12/10/2005, 1:11 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A U.S. soldier attached to a Marine unit died while on guard duty at a base near the town of Fallujah, the Marines said Saturday. The suspected cause of death was a heart attack.

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