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World Leaders Applaud Saddam's Capture

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U.S. troops capture Saddam Hussein in his hiding place near his hometown of Tikrit. Military officials say a haggard, bearded Saddam was found Saturday in a camouflaged underground chamber near a farmhouse. British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Spanish Primer Minister Jose Maria Aznar, partners in the U.S.-led coalition force, promise new hope for Iraq. Hear NPR's Julie McCarthy and NPR's Jennifer Ludden.

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