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 U.S. Rejects Italy Journalist's Claims

WASHINGTON - The White House on Monday said it was "absurd" for a former hostage in Iraq to charge that U.S. military forces may have deliberately tar

WASHINGTON - The White House on Monday said it was "absurd" for a former hostage in Iraq to charge that U.S. military forces may have deliberately targeted her car as she was being rushed to freedom. White House press secretary Scott McClellan said the car carrying Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena was traveling on one of the most dangerous roads in Iraq, to the Baghdad airport, when it was fired upon. An Italian intelligence officer in the car was shot and killed....read on

I'm glad that they made another statement. Nothing about a check point this time.

Wapo reports Shootings by U.S. at Iraq Checkpoints Questioned

The deadly shooting of an Italian intelligence officer by U.S. troops at a checkpoint near Baghdad on Friday was one of many incidents in which civilians have been killed by mistake at checkpoints in Iraq, including local police officers, women and children, according to military records, U.S. officials and human rights groups....read on

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