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Violence at NATO

France knows how to throw a party, but this party seems to have gotten out of control. The NATO summit has been surrounded by violence. Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy From AP: Black-clad protesters attacked police and set a customs station ablaze Saturday on a bridge linking France and Germany that served hours earlier as the backdrop for a show of unity by NATO leaders. AP photographers saw other protesters storm a nearby Ibis hotel, setting fires and pilfering alcohol from its bar. Stacks of old tires were also set ablaze, unleashing thick plumes of

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Iraq's budget – no signs of unity

From LAT: …The $41-billion budget, a copy of which was obtained by the Los Angeles Times, also includes money to assist the families of those killed and imprisoned under the regime of the late Saddam Hussein. The Shiite Muslim-sponsored provision has proved so offensive to Sunni Arab lawmakers that they have threatened to loudly condemn the entire spending plan unless benefits are also provided to prisoners who were abused by American troops at the Abu Ghraib prison and to those killed in U.S. military operations since the toppling of Hussein’s Sunni-dominated government in 2003. “If they do not change this particular

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