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Coexist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-17-07 03:52 PM
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Car bomb blast kills nine as Rice visits Iraq
Interesting headline, no?

BAGHDAD, Iraq - A suicide car bomber rammed into a crowded market in northern Iraq moments after a booby-trapped vehicle exploded Saturday, killing at least nine people and injuring 60, police said.

The back-to-back blasts in the oil hub of Kirkuk broke a brief lull in major violence around the country as U.S. and Iraqi forces try to regain control of Baghdad and other key areas from gangs and militias.

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice made an unannounced stop in Baghdad before heading for scheduled talks in Israel. She is the highest-level Washington official to visit Iraq since last months announcement of a coordinated sweep against militant factions.

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partylessinOhio Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-17-07 03:59 PM
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1. Olive Oyl is bad luck. When is she going to do some real productive
work? She just flies around burning up fuel. Her trips to Israel are just social, forget about them.



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