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An Iraqi police officer uses a bomb detector at a checkpoint in central Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Aug. 2, 2010. Two bombings and a drive-by shooting killed eight people Monday, a reminder of Iraq's ongoing instability on a day when President Obama planned to outline progress toward the impending end of U.S. military operations in the country.(AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
Photo by: Karim Kadim
An Iraqi police officer uses a bomb detector at a checkpoint in central Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Aug. 2, 2010. Two bombings and a drive-by shooting killed eight people Monday, a reminder of Iraq's ongoing instability on a day when President Obama planned to outline progress toward the impending end of U.S. military operations in the country.(AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

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