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12-15 Chirac found guilty on corruption charges Paris
C. 12-15 US flag ceremony ends war in Iraq Baghdad
D. 12-15 Artist leads Golden Globe field USA
4. 12-15 Putin accepts 'lawful' protests Moscow
F. 12-15 Villa blow as Barca reach final Toyota City, Japan
G. 12-15 Japan declares Fukushima stable Fukushima, Northern Japan
7. 12-15 Republican debaters assail Obama Sioux City, Iowa
8. 12-15 Report ties Victoria's Secret, child labor USA
J. 12-15 Drone was looking at Iran nuclear sites Iran


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Dec.15   Paris     Chirac found guilty on corruption charges
  Former President Jacques Chirac was found guilty on charges stemming from his time as mayor of Paris and given a 2 year suspended sentence

  Baghdad   US flag ceremony ends war in Iraq
  The flag of U.S. forces in Iraq has been lowered in Baghdad, bringing nearly nine years of US military operations in Iraq to a formal end
 The Defence Secretary, Leon Panetta, told troops the mission had been worth the cost in blood and dollars

  USA Artist leads Golden Globe field  Silent film homage The Artist leads the field at the 2012 Golden Globes, scoring six nominations in all

  Moscow Putin accepts 'lawful' protests  Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has rejected calls to re-run disputed parliamentary elections but said he accepted 'lawful' protests

  Japan Villa blow as Barca reach final  European Champions Barcelona brushed aside Qatari side Al Sadd 4-0 to reach the final of the FIFA Club World Cup

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  Northern Japan     Japan declares Fukushima stable
Map of Fukushima Japan
  Engineers have brought the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant to a 'cold shutdown condition', nine months after the earthquake and tsunami

  Iowa     Republican debaters assail Obama Map of Sioux City Iowa  Presidential front-runners Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney took aim at Obama, not each other, in their final TV debate before the nominating event

  USA Report ties Victoria's Secret, child labor  The company that owns Victoria's Secret vowed a full investigation after a report said cotton used in some of its products is grown using child labor

  Iran Drone was looking at Iran nuclear sites  The Sentinel drone that crashed in Iran last week was on a surveillance mission of suspected nuclear sites in the country, U.S. military officials said

  Houston Writer Christopher Hitchens dies  British author, literary critic and journalist Christopher Hitchens has died, aged 62, according to Vanity Fair magazine

San Francisco Bay Area , December 15, 2011 Timeline