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After an ambush, a U.S. soldier patrols a road in Fallujah

The Worst Week Yet?
IRAQ Coalition forces suffered more fatalities, 34, than in any single week since the end of the war — and the U.S. learned it will have to do without help from Iraq's northern neighbor when Turkey announced it would not send troop reinforcements. The International Committee of the Red Cross also stepped back, announcing the temporary closure of its offices in Baghdad and the southern city of Basra amid security fears.

Six U.S. soldiers were killed when a Black Hawk helicopter was downed, apparently by a rocket-propelled grenade,...

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