NewsBites – Military Leaves Iraq, Naked Vampires + More

The new Rolling Stone cover is bloody well done. No, really. [Rolling Stone]

The last combat brigade is now out of Iraq. The official combat mission ends August 31st. [NY Times]

Relief groups say that donors have been slow to help Pakistan recover from its flooding. [CNN]

German pop star Nadja Benaissa stands trial for knowingly infecting a partner with HIV. [Guardian]

A New York imam and his proposed mosque near ground zero are being demonized by political candidates—mostly Republicans—despite the fact that Islam is already very much a part of the World Trade Center neighborhood. [Yahoo!]

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