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Violence Grips Iraq as Government Stumbles

In Iraq, Prime Minister-designate Nouri al-Maliki is struggling with sectarian divisions as he attempts to fill out his Cabinet before the constitutional deadline of May 22.

The backdrop for Iraq's political troubles continues to be deadly violence, with multiple attacks leaving dozens dead on Sunday.

Monday also brings the resumption of Saddam Hussein's trial.

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