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Bus bomb kills 20 in Baghdad

A bomb tore through in a minibus in a largely Shiite Baghdad neighborhood Monday, killing at least 20 people and wounding 18. Gunmen killed at least 10 people, including a television cameraman, a city councilman and a Sunni sheik, in executions and assassinations around Iraq. Gen. John Abizaid, commander of all U.S. forces in the Middle East, met with the country’s Shiite prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki, to “reaffirm President Bush’s commitment” to success in Iraq, the government said. The two discussed the effects Iran and Syria were having on Iraq’s security, according to the Iraqi government statement. Full Story

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