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Some Headlines Of Today

Thursday  December 28, 2006

U.S. preparing for Saddam's execution 12/28/2006, 8:42 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) As Saddam Hussein's lawyer made a last-ditch effort to impede his execution Thursday, the White House was preparing for the ousted dictator to be hanged as early as this weekend, a senior administration official said. The timetable was based on information that U.S. officials in Baghdad received from the Iraqi government. But, there were differing accounts.
Saddam lawyer seeks mercy; 5 troops die 12/28/2006, 3:49 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Saddam Hussein's lawyer made a last-ditch effort to impede his execution Thursday, beseeching world leaders to prevent the United States from handing over the ousted dictator to Iraqi authorities who plan to hang him.
Group: Iranians were part of elite force 12/28/2006, 1:50 p.m. PT
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) Two Iranians detained by U.S. forces in Iraq were senior members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards and had coordinated attacks against coalition troops and Iraqi civilians, the head of an Iranian opposition group said Thursday.
Many soldiers say troop surge a bad idea 12/28/2006, 9:32 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Many of the American soldiers trying to quell sectarian killings in Baghdad don't appear to be looking for reinforcements. They say the temporary surge in troop levels some people are calling for is a bad idea.
4 kidnapped contractors still held 12/28/2006, 5:51 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. Embassy said Thursday it believes four American security contractors and an Austrian remain in captivity after their kidnapping in southern Iraq six weeks ago.
Saddam says farewell; 23 die in Baghdad 12/28/2006, 3:57 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) In a farewell letter to the Iraqi people, Saddam Hussein urged his countrymen not to hate the people of the nations that toppled his regime nearly four years ago and said he was offering "my soul to God as a sacrifice."

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