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Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Morning Newsdome: U.S. returns 55 members of Saddam Hussein's inner circle

Tariq Aziz, the international face of Saddam Husseins regime, was one of the 55 members returned to Iraq
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  • Tariq Aziz, the international face of Saddam Hussein's regime, was one of the 55 members returned to Iraq
>> The U.S. has handed 55 former members of Saddam Hussein's inner circle back to the country a day after transferring the last American detention facility to the Iraqi government. In other words: Get us the hell out of here. (the Wall Street Journal)

>> U.S. prosecutors charged six New Orleans police officers in killing two and wounding four after Hurricane Katrina, known there as the Danzinger Bridge incident. The scene highlights the city's alleged racism following the hurricane in that the victims were mainly black. And it only took five years since the hurricane for these people to get justice. (the Wall Street Journal)

>> Like all good news, the good news I reported yesterday about BP's oil cap being ahead of schedule was hasty. Testing the pressure of the new cap, which was supposed to happen yesterday, has of course been delayed. (Reuters)

>> And finally: After aggressively attacking each other in the media, teen role models Levi Johnston and Bristol Palin have out of nowhere gotten engaged. True love knows no conservative political agendas.(Us Magazine)

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