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Kidnappers free scores of Iraqis; prime minister may be bending to U.S. pressure

BAGHDAD, Iraq — Kidnappers released about 70 people snatched in a mass abduction by suspected Shiite militiamen who answer to a key backer of the prime minister — a sign the militants went too far and Iraq’s leader may be yielding to intense U.S. pressure to crack down on sectarian violence.

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