- Making News: Truck Bomb Kills 50 at Police Station South of Baghdad
In Iraq today, more than 50 people were killed in attacks on Iraqis who are already part of the new police force or applying for jobs. The truck bomb was the eighth vehicle bombing this year in Iraq. Newsweek's Joshua Hammer, currently on assignment in Baghdad, says this attack is the worst yet on police stations and another attempt by insurgents to intimidate Iraqi working with the US-led coalition in that country.
- Reporter's Notebook: US, Mexican Soccer Teams Face-Off in Olympic Qualifying Game
The US soccer team has won 6 of its last 8 games against Mexico. The unkindest cut of all came in 2002, when the US knocked Mexico out of the World Cup. That-s just one reason that tonight-s Olympic qualifying game has aroused so much national attention. Sergio Sarmiento, commentator for Mexico's TV Azteca and an avid soccer fan, says that for Mexican soccer fans, it's also an issue of national honor.
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