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2008-09-05 21:00:02

A newspaper article about Bob Woodward's new book on U.S. President George W. Bush that cites spying on Iraqi leaders was "incomplete," the White House said.

2008-09-01 18:00:03

By Chelsea J Carter SAN DIEGO - The drawdown of Marines from the former Sunni insurgent stronghold of Anbar will take time because there is still much work to be done, a top U.S. commander said Sunday on the eve of the once-violent province's transfer to Iraqi security control.

2008-09-01 09:00:03

By CHELSEA J CARTER By Chelsea J. Carter The Associated Press The drawdown of Marines from the former Sunni insurgent stronghold of Anbar will take time because there is still much work to be done, a top U.S. commander said Sunday.

2008-08-30 12:00:11

By Robert Burns Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The top U.S. commander in Iraq, Gen. David Petraeus, has given his military superiors and Defense Secretary Robert Gates his initial recommendation on when to resume a U.S.

2008-08-23 12:00:29

By Richard Lardner Associated Press CRAWFORD, Texas -- President Bush and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki spoke Friday by secure video as work on a plan to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq by 2011 continued. "There are still discussions ongoing," said White House spokesman Gordon Johndroe.

2008-08-23 00:00:14

By The Associated Press BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq and the U.S.

2008-08-22 03:00:31

By Darling, Brian Legislative Lowdown Your Inside Report From Capitol Hill Last week, the House of Representatives approved legislation to empower the Food and Drug Administration to regulate the tobacco Industry-and impose yet another tax on the American people.

2008-08-19 21:00:07

SAN FRANCISCO - Barack Obama raked in $7.8 million Sunday at three separate fundraisers in San Francisco, telling a VIP dinner crowd - many of whom paid $28,500 to attend - that he would win the presidency in November but to expect a tough battle with Republicans in the meantime.

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2008-08-19 09:10:00

John McCain told fellow veterans Monday that Democratic rival Barack Obama tried to legislate failure in Iraq and has refused to admit he erred when opposing the military increase there last year.

2008-07-30 03:00:28

The San Bernardino area contains one abundant natural resource: water. Apparently, some water tables are so high that it is believed that an abundance of water lies only a few feet below ground level in several areas throughout the city.


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