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Some Headlines Of Today

Monday  September 29, 2003

Senate GOP readies $87 billion Iraq bill that follows Bush request - 9/29/03 6:52 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Republicans readied an $87 billion package for Iraq and Afghanistan on Monday that would give President Bush less flexibility than he wants and bar using the funds to repay Saddam Hussein's foreign debts.
Syria could send peacekeepers to Iraq, but not with U.S. commander - 9/29/03 6:31 PM
ROME (AP) -- Syrian President Bashar Assad told an Italian newspaper that his government wants to take part in restoring Iraq's independence -- including possibly sending peacekeeping troops, but not under a U.S. commander.
U.S. soldiers capture Iraqis who had guns belonging to dead Americans - 9/29/03 6:28 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces searching a car after a shootout near a checkpoint recovered two M-16 rifles belonging to American soldiers abducted and killed north of Baghdad in June, the U.S. military said Monday.
Russia wants 'realistic but short' timeline for handover of power in Iraq - 9/29/03 5:59 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Signaling room for compromise with the United States, Russia said Monday it wants a "realistic but short" timeline for handing over power in Iraq and is prepared to accept a stage-by-stage transition provided the United Nations receives a major political role.
Senate GOP readies $87 billion Iraq bill that follows Bush request - 9/29/03 5:26 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Republicans readied an $87 billion package for Iraq and Afghanistan on Monday that would give President Bush less flexibility than he wants and bar using the funds to repay Saddam Hussein's foreign debts.
Iraqi symphony coming to Washington for concert - 9/29/03 5:14 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra will come to Washington for a joint Kennedy Center concert with the National Symphony on Dec. 9.
A look at U.S. daily deaths in Iraq - 9/29/03 5:01 PM
As of Monday, Sept. 29, 308 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
Stones, tear gas and cries of `Democracy!' follow ouster of university president - 9/29/03 4:00 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Six months after a war to uproot dictatorship and plant democracy's seeds, a new battle of Baghdad has flared in the palmy quadrangles of the national university, where the freely elected president has been fired by a political appointee. The ex-president claims it's illegal, and prot ...
U.S. troops battle resistance fighters west of Baghdad; 92 arrested in north - 9/29/03 3:42 PM
KHALDIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi insurgents ambushed U.S. convoys with roadside bombs and rocket-propelled grenades Monday, triggering an eight-hour battle in which the American military -- in a display of force -- sent in fighter jets, bombers, helicopters and tanks. One U.S. soldier was killed and three wer ...
Justice Department looking into possible White House connection to leak of CIA name - 9/29/03 1:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House on Monday denied that President Bush's chief political strategist was involved in revealing the identity of a CIA operative, in possible violation of the law. A Democratic senator has asked Justice Department to appoint a special counsel to probe the matter.
U.S. troops battle resistance fighters west of Baghdad; 92 arrested in raids in north - 9/29/03 12:52 PM
KHALDIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- In dangerous Euphrates River towns west of Baghdad, one soldier was killed Monday and three were wounded in separate roadside bombings. One of the blasts prompted a firefight backed by attack aircraft, tanks and helicopters as U.S. soldiers battled Iraqi resistance fighters for more ...
European Union ministers support Iraq handover, but can't agree on when it should occur - 9/29/03 11:44 AM
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) -- The European Union, whose members were bitterly divided over the war to oust Saddam Hussein, disagreed Monday on a timetable for a handover of power to a sovereign Iraqi government.
Troops battle resistance fighters west of Baghdad, one U.S. soldier killed; 92 arrested in raids in north - 9/29/03 9:12 AM
KHALDIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops backed by attack aircraft, tanks and helicopters battled Iraqi resistance fighters Monday near this Sunni Muslim town west of Baghdad after a roadside bomb killed one soldier and wounded another, U.S. officials said.
U.S. troops battle resistance fighters in town west of Baghdad; 92 arrested in raids in north - 9/29/03 6:18 AM
KHALDIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops backed by tanks and helicopters battled Iraqi resistance fighters Monday near this Sunni Muslim town west of Baghdad, and the U.S. military announced the arrest of 92 people in a series of raids aimed at those responsible for attacks against Americans north of the capita ...
Demonstrators along both coasts demand U.S. pullout from Iraq - 9/29/03 5:50 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Anti-war protesters on both coasts took to the streets to denounce President Bush and demand a pullout of U.S. troops from Iraq.
Iraqi police and U.S. military police stage largest-ever joint operation - 9/29/03 5:19 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops of the 4th Infantry Division arrested 92 people and seized weapons and ammunition in two dozen raids, including the largest-ever joint operation with Iraqi police, the U.S. military said Monday.
Administration strikes back at charges of outdated, vague Iraq intelligence - 9/29/03 4:23 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House defended its proposal to spend $87 billion on Iraq and Afghanistan, while disputing assertions by leaders of the House Intelligence Committee that President Bush ordered the invasion of Iraq on the basis of outdated and vague information.
Visiting congressman hopeful that Congress will approve funds for Iraq reconstruction - 9/29/03 4:00 AM
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- The Republican head of a Congressional delegation touring Iraq said he hopes his Democratic colleagues will influence their fellow Democrats to support the White House's proposed $20.3 billion spending package for Iraqi reconstruction.
US lawmakers tour Baghdad hospital, promise Congress will stay committed to winning Iraqi hearts and minds - 9/29/03 2:23 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Members of the U.S. Congress toured Iraq's biggest hospital to get a first hand look at the daunting challenges facing this impoverished country as lawmakers consider U.S. President George W. Bush's request for an additional $87 billion for the postwar effort.
France calls U.S. timeline `a step forward' but still wants quick transfer of power to Iraqis - 9/29/03 1:55 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- France called a U.S. proposal for Iraqis to adopt a constitution in six months "a step forward" but still wants the United States to transfer power to an Iraqi government by the end of the year, a demand that is unacceptable to the Bush administration.
Ransom kidnappings rattle Iraqi capital already beset by violence, shortages - 9/29/03 1:41 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- On a sweltering July afternoon, high school student Ali Bashir was chatting with friends after a chemistry exam when two men jumped from a white Mercedes, pointed pistols at his head and back and forced him into their car.

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