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Appeals for US reporter as Iraq awaits vote result

As a kidnappers’ deadline neared for killing a journalist whose fate has brought Iraq’s violence home to her fellow Americans, officials prepared to give results on Friday of an election Washington hopes can bring stability. An influential leader of the rebellious Sunni Arab minority joined Jill Carroll’s family and friends in urging her release. A roadside bomb targeting a U.S. patrol killed two civilians in Baghdad despite a heavy security clampdown aimed at stopping attacks by Sunni Arab rebels angry at results that will confirm the continued dominance of the Shi’ite Islamist Alliance. Full Story

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