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River stage: 14.42 ft. Falling
Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014
A private military contractor gestured to colleagues flying overhead in a helicopter as they secured the scene of a roadside bomb attack in Baghdad in this July 5, 2005, file photo. U.S. and Iraqi officials are negotiating the fate of Blackwater USA, the security company the Iraqi government blames for the killings of several dozen civilians. (Marko Drobnjakovic ~ Associated Press)