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Tuesday  December 13, 2005

Expatriates vote; Four troops die in Iraq 12/13/2005, 9:43 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A roadside bomb killed four American soldiers and gunmen assassinated a candidate for parliament on the last day of campaigning Tuesday as Iraqi expatriates began voting for a parliament in 15 countries around the world. A Shiite politician escaped injury in a bombing south of Baghdad.
U.S. says 120 abuse cases found in Iraq 12/13/2005, 7:52 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) At least 120 abused prisoners have been found in two detention facilities run by the Shiite-led Interior Ministry, the U.S. ambassador said Tuesday.
Iraqis go to the polls in 15 countries 12/13/2005, 5:39 p.m. PT
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) Iraqi expatriates voting Tuesday for a parliament in their homeland said they want stability and an end to the violence in Iraq. But the voters in 15 countries around the world were as divided on how to get there as as their communities are back home.
Bomb kills four U.S. soldiers in Iraq 12/13/2005, 4:55 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) On the last day of campaigning, a roadside bomb killed four American soldiers Tuesday and gunmen assassinated a candidate for parliament in this week's election. A Shiite politician escaped injury in a bombing south of Baghdad.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 12/13/2005, 4:28 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2005, at least 2,150 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 1,686 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers. The figures include five military civilians.
Iraqis go to the polls in 15 countries 12/13/2005, 4:21 p.m. PT
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) Iraqi expatriates voting Tuesday for a parliament in their homeland said they want stability and an end to the violence in Iraq. But the voters in 15 countries around the world were as divided on how to get there as as their communities are back home.
U.S. says 120 abuse cases found in Iraq 12/13/2005, 3:44 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) At least 120 abused prisoners have been found in two detention facilities run by the Shiite-led Interior Ministry, the U.S. ambassador said Tuesday. Iraqi officials say allegations of mistreatment have been exaggerated.
Bomb kills four U.S. soldiers in Iraq 12/13/2005, 3:19 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) On the last day of campaigning, a roadside bomb killed four American soldiers Tuesday and gunmen assassinated a candidate for parliament in this week's election. A Shiite politician escaped injury in a bombing south of Baghdad.
Iraqis go to the polls in 15 countries 12/13/2005, 2:57 p.m. PT
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi expatriates voting in 15 countries around the globe in parliamentary elections Tuesday said they want stability and an end to the violence in Iraq. But their ideas of how to get there were as divided as their communities back home.
Four U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq bombing 12/13/2005, 12:01 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Four U.S. Army soldiers died in a roadside bombing, gunmen killed a Sunni Arab candidate for parliament, and militants tried to blow up a leading Shiite politician in separate attacks Tuesday, the last day of campaigning for Iraq's election.
Iraqi politicians divided on Baath Party 12/13/2005, 11:53 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Two years after his arrest, Saddam Hussein's Baath Party still casts a shadow over Iraq's attempts to build a democracy, dividing politicians over whether former members should be allowed to run for parliament.
Iraqi expatriates cast votes for assembly 12/13/2005, 10:40 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Iraqi expatriates lined up to vote in their homeland's national elections Tuesday, leaving voting stations with ink-stained fingers and expressing hope for the violence-torn country many fled during Saddam Hussein's brutal regime.
Iraqi president may not run again 12/13/2005, 9:28 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) President Jalal Talabani has indicated he may not be interested in a second term as president because the post is largely ceremonial with few executive powers, his office said Tuesday.
Britain may begin Iraq pullout in spring 12/13/2005, 9:01 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Britain said Tuesday that it could begin a phased withdrawal of its troops from Iraq by next spring but there is no fixed timetable because the decision will depend on the strength of Iraqi forces.
Insurgents kill Sunni candidate in Iraq 12/13/2005, 8:50 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Gunmen killed a Sunni Arab candidate for parliament and militants tried to blow up a leading Shiite politician in separate attacks Tuesday, the last day of campaigning for Iraq's election.
Four U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq bombing 12/13/2005, 8:20 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. military says four American soldiers have been killed in a bombing northwest of Baghdad.
Iraqis living abroad vote, express hope 12/13/2005, 5:35 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Iraqi expatriates turned out to vote Tuesday in national elections, leaving voting stations with ink-stained fingers and expressing hope for the violence-torn country many fled during Saddam Hussein's brutal regime.
Insurgents kill Sunni candidate in Iraq 12/13/2005, 5:20 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Insurgents killed a Sunni Arab candidate for parliament and tried to blow up a leading Shiite politician in separate attacks Tuesday, the last day of campaigning for Iraq's election.
Iraqis living abroad begin voting 12/13/2005, 2:28 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqis living abroad began voting Tuesday in the country's parliamentary elections, and election officials expressed satisfaction that early polling by soldiers, patients and prisoners was carried out without a hitch.
Iraqi Army endures desertions 12/13/2005, 1:16 a.m. PT
ADHAIM, Iraq (AP) A week after a sophisticated ambush killed 19 Iraqi soldiers, U.S. and Iraqi commanders are fighting back hard: They are rushing to complete a base for hundreds of Iraqi soldiers here and have warned the local police chief and mayor to cooperate or get out.

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