Iraq to Take Custody of Saddam Iraqi interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi says Saddam Hussein will be transferred to Iraqi legal custody Wednesday, but he will remain in the physical custody of U.S. forces for the time being. Formal charges against Saddam will be brought Thursday. Meanwhile, a roadside bomb in Baghdad kills three Marines. Hear NPR's Emily Harris.
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Iraqis to Take Legal Custody of Saddam

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Iraqis to Take Legal Custody of Saddam

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Iraqi interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi says Saddam Hussein will be transferred to Iraqi legal custody Wednesday, but he will remain in the physical custody of U.S. forces for the time being. Formal charges against Saddam will be brought Thursday. Meanwhile, a roadside bomb in Baghdad kills three Marines. Hear NPR's Emily Harris.

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