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Wave of car bombings target Iraqi Shi'ites, killing 60

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Car bombs ripped through busy streets and markets in Iraq on Monday, killing at least 60 people in predominantly Shi'ite areas in some of the deadliest violence since Sunni insurgents stepped up attacks this year.Full story

Wave of car bombings targets Iraqi Shi'ites, killing 44

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Twelve car bombs exploded across Iraq early on Monday, killing at least 44 people in predominantly Shi'ite areas, police and medical sources said. Full story

Iraq's worsening security woes hit local economy

Sunni truck driver Obeid Manaa had been hauling goods from neighboring countries to Baghdad for years but won't go near the Iraqi capital after a Shiite militia gave a very specific warning. Full story

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At least 39 people were killed in 10 bombings in Baghdad on Monday. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

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At least nine people were killed and dozens were wounded in attacks across Baghdad on Sunday. NBCNews.com's Richard Lui reports.

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