70 Killed in Iraq Violence; 65,000 Displaced in Anbar over Past Week

At least 70 people were killed and dozens more wounded in a weekend of violence across Iraq. The United Nations says 65,000 people have fled the fighting in the cities of Fallujah and Ramadi over the past week. Overall, more than 140,000 have been displaced since clashes broke out between government forces and Sunni militants in Anbar province late last month.

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