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Spain Set to Pull Iraq Troops; Marines Killed Near Syria

Five Marines die Sunday in fierce fighting near Iraq's border with Syria. And Spain says it will start bringing its 1,300 troops home from Iraq as soon as possible. Spain's prime minister says he does not believe the United Nations will be able to take over the occupation of Iraq. Hear NPR's Cheryl Corley and Jerome Socolovsky.

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Cheryl Corley
Cheryl Corley is a Chicago-based NPR correspondent who works for the National Desk. She primarily covers criminal justice issues as well as breaking news in the Midwest and across the country.