Daily Archives: November 5, 2006

Dole: Dems ‘Content With Losing’ in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) – On Iraq, she said: “We need to win the war, and it would be disastrous to lose. To pull out and withdraw is losing. The Democrats appear to be content with losing,” she said.

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Huge March in Venezuela for Chavez’s Opponent

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of people on Saturday marched in Caracas to support opposition presidential candidate Manuel Rosales, whose populist campaign has focused on reducing crime and redistributing oil wealth.
You wouldn’t know it from American Media who have largely been in support of him, but maybe Chavez isn’t such a great guy after all.

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Iraq Urges Calm Ahead of Saddam Verdict

BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – Iraq’s prime minister on Saturday urged his countrymen to accept the impending verdict against Saddam Hussein without violence, then in the next breath declared the former dictator must get “what he deserves” with the decision that could send him to the gallows.

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Iraqi Tribunal Sentences Saddam to Hang

BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) — Saddam Hussein was convicted and sentenced Sunday to hang for crimes against humanity in the 1982 killings of 148 people in a single Shiite town, as the ousted leader, trembling and defiant, shouted “God is great!”

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Saddam Hussein Sentenced to Death

Saddam Hussein has been convicted of crimes against humanity and sentenced to death by hanging.
The former Iraqi leader was convicted over the killing of 148 people in the mainly Shia town of Dujail following an assassination attempt on him in 1982.

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