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A brief look at the stories making headlines in the Russian-language press

Iraqi Court's Video Shows a Subdued Hussein

The former Iraqi leader appears compliant during questioning, a contrast to his previous scornfulness.

British Memos Shed Light on Bush's Iraq War Policy

The disclosure of British government memorandums portraying U.S. President George W. Bush's administration as bent on war with Iraq by the summer of 2002 and insufficiently prepared for post-invasion problems, has caused a political stir on both sides of the Atlantic, in part because opponents of Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair see the documents as proof that both men misled their countries into war.

Jackson Cleared of All 10 Charges

The bizarre trial of Michael Jackson draws to a close as the jury finds the singer not guilty of molesting a boy at his Neverland ranch.

Senate Accepts Blame in Years of Lynchings

Fifty years ago, black teenager Emmett Till was dragged from his uncle's Mississippi home and murdered, ostensibly because he whistled at a white woman.

Billionaires Build Their Own Rockets

Paul Allen's first foray into rocketry, as he recalls it, was inauspicious. ""My cousin and I tried to build a rocket out of an aluminum armchair leg,"" he said.

America Opposed Calls for a Probe

Defense officials from Russia and the United States helped block a new demand for an international probe into the Uzbekistan government's shooting of hundreds of protesters last month, according to U.S. and diplomatic officials.

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