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In this image from mobile phone video people look on the scene where at least 61 people were killed and 125 wounded in Iraq on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010, when a suicide bomber blew himself up among hundreds of army recruits who had gathered near a military headquarters in the capital, Baghdad. (AP Photo)

In this image from mobile phone video people look on the scene where at least 61 people were killed and 125 wounded in Iraq on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010, when a suicide bomber blew himself up among hundreds of army recruits who had gathered near a military headquarters in the capital, Baghdad. (AP Photo)

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