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UPI Almanac for Saturday, June 15, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, June 15, 2012.
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Ex-Abu Ghraib boss 'able to exhale'

NEW YORK, April 23 (UPI) -- A former Abu Ghraib prison chief in Iraq says newly released Bush-era memos back up her contention she was unfairly punished for aggressive interrogations.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 15, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Friday, June 15, 2007.

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Today is Thursday, June 15, the 166th day of 2006 with 199 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, June 15, the 166th day of 2005 with 199 to follow.
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Abu Ghraib general says she's 'scapegoat'

WASHINGTON, May 13 (UPI) -- The U.S. general once in charge of the Abu Ghraib prison said she and other reservists were scapegoated for abuses that took place at the Iraqi prison.

General loses star over prison abuse

WASHINGTON, May 5 (UPI) -- Brigadier Gen. Janis Karpinski, who was in charge of the Abu Ghraib Prison in Iraq at the time of the abuse scandal, has been reduced in rank to colonel.

U.S. Army criticized for Abu Ghraib probe

WASHINGTON, April 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army is being criticized following reports of the Pentagon's internal investigation of the Abu Ghraib prison abuses clearing top officers.

U.S. Army clears generals in prison case

WASHINGTON, April 23 (UPI) -- The Pentagon has decided not to charge four of the top five commanders of Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison during an abuse scandal there.

Israel denies interrogation involvement

JERUSALEM, July 3 (UPI) -- Israel denied Saturday allegations that Israilis were involved in the interrogations of Iraqi detainies at Abu Ghraib prison.

Karpinksi: Iraq prison abuse was ordered

WASHINGTON, June 15 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army general suspended after prisoner abuse was revealed at a Baghdad prison says she was ordered to treat prisoners like dogs.

Report: Red Cross Iraq visits hampered

BAGHDAD, May 19 (UPI) -- A senior U.S. Army officer told the Washington Post the military tried to block the Red Cross from making spot inspections of the Abu Ghraib prison in Baghdad.

More hearings to come in abuse scandal

WASHINGTON, May 11 (UPI) -- As many as 10 more witnesses may be called by the Senate Armed Services Committee to testify in the prison abuse scandal, the committee chairman said Tuesday. "I have eight or nine that should be brought up," Sen. John Warner, R-Va., told reporters betwee

General discusses torture by MP's

WASHINGTON, May 1 (UPI) -- The former commander of troops guarding an Iraqi prison says that Army intelligence officers may have been encouraging humiliation of detainees.

6 Iraq detainees claim to be American

BAGHDAD, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Six men claiming to be Americans are being held prisoner in connection with guerrilla attacks in Iraq, a U.S. general told the New York Times Wednesday.