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2006-06-25 04:37:30

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two U.S. soldiers have been charged in connection with the shooting death of an unarmed Iraqi civilian, the U.S. military said on Sunday. Specialist Nathan B. Lynn was charged with voluntary manslaughter for the shooting on February 15.

2006-06-24 16:06:35

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States should begin pulling troops out of Iraq this year, the head of the Democratic Party said on Saturday as he accused Republicans of lacking a plan to move forward after more than three years of violence.

2006-06-24 12:18:36

Corrects duration of war in lead. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States should begin pulling troops out of Iraq this year, the head of the Democratic Party said on Saturday as he accused Republicans of lacking a plan to move forward after more than three years of violence.

2006-06-24 11:59:50

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States should begin pulling troops out of Iraq this year, the head of the Democratic Party said on Saturday as he accused Republicans of lacking a plan to move forward after four years of violence. "The Republicans don't have a plan.

2006-06-23 06:16:13

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour, taking aim at the U.S.-led war on terrorism, reminded all states on Friday of their duty to ban torture and give all security detainees a fair trial.

2006-06-22 19:13:48

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. commander in Iraq expressed confidence on Thursday the military will be able to cut the U.S. force there over the rest of the year, as the Pentagon considered reductions of a few thousand troops in the coming months.

2006-06-22 19:13:05

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. commander in Iraq expressed confidence on Thursday the military will be able to cut the U.S. force there over the rest of the year, as the Pentagon considered reductions of a few thousand troops in the coming months.

2006-06-22 17:54:03

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. commander in Iraq expressed confidence on Thursday the military will be able to cut the U.S. force there over the rest of the year, as the Pentagon considered reductions of a few thousand troops in the coming months.

2006-06-22 13:28:50

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pentagon leaders are considering reducing the U.S. force in Iraq by a few thousand troops in the coming months, defense officials said on Thursday, as the U.S. Senate rejected setting a timetable for withdrawal. Army Gen. George Casey, the top U.S.

2006-06-22 11:04:16

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republicans on Thursday defeated two Democratic plans to start pulling U.S. forces from Iraq, rejecting a plan to start the withdrawal this year but give President George W. Bush leeway to set the time frame, and another to pull combat forces by next July.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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