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Wednesday  October 01, 2003

GOP leaders hunt for ways to derail effort to force Iraq to repay U.S. aid - 10/1/03 11:04 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pressure mounted on the White House Wednesday to reshape some U.S. aid to Iraq into a loan as the Senate opened debate on President Bush's $87 billion plan to help that country and Afghanistan.
A look at U.S. daily deaths in Iraq - 10/1/03 10:50 PM
As of Wednesday, Oct. 1, 313 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
Member of Iraqi Governing Council says Iraq plagued by terrorism - 10/1/03 9:03 PM
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP)-- An Iraq leader said Wednesday that attacks on U.S. troops are not stemming from resistance by citizens but rather terrorist actions "for which the Iraqi people pay a high price."
Small nations united in calls for help from bigger counterparts - 10/1/03 9:00 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A parade of smaller nations hammered home the same themes in their speeches before the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday, demanding that the world's most influential countries pay attention to their concerns about the environment, free trade and deep imbalances within the United Nat ...
Text of revised U.S. resolution on Iraq - 10/1/03 8:52 PM
Text of a Security Council draft resolution, circulated by the United States Wednesday, asking other countries to help out in the reconstruction of Iraq:
U.S. resolution on Iraq calls for strengthened U.N. role; but no timetable for power handover - 10/1/03 8:26 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A new U.S. resolution calls for a strengthened U.N. role in rebuilding Iraq, but provides no timetable for a handover of authority to Iraqis, according to a draft of the document obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press.
UNITED NATIONS: right direction. - 10/1/03 8:07 PM
France and Germany have called for a quick transfer of sovereignty to Iraqis. Paris says it should be possible by the end of the year. Many countries have also asked for an expanded U.N. role in overseeing Iraq's political transformation to a democracy, including elections.
UNITED NATIONS: and Britain. - 10/1/03 8:00 PM
"As far as time is concerned, we would like to move expeditiously on it," U.S. Ambassador John Negroponte said. "We'd also like to see the resolution in place, if possible, well in advance of the upcoming donors conference in Madrid on Oct. 24" for Iraq.
U.S. circulates new Iraq resolution calling for strengthened U.N. role - 10/1/03 7:52 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States circulated a new Iraq resolution on Wednesday calling for a strengthened U.N. role in rebuilding the country, but providing no timetable for a handover of authority to Iraqis.
Iraq's former information minister defends Iraq's showing of U.S. POWs on TV - 10/1/03 7:21 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Iraq's former information minister Wednesday defended the airing of footage of five U.S. POWs on Baghdad television in the early days of the war, saying it was ordered by the armed forces general command.
Senate-RollCall-Iraq - 10/1/03 6:43 PM
The 59-38 roll call by which the Senate voted Wednesday to defeat an amendment by Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va., to cut President Bush's proposed $20.3 billion in U.S. rebuilding aid to Iraq to $5.1 billion.
U.S. takes over Security Council presidency amid Iraq debate - 10/1/03 5:59 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States took over the presidency of the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday, a stroke of good timing as it campaigns for approval of a new resolution aimed at getting more countries to contribute troops and money to Iraq.
Decision imminent on new U.S. resolution; outlook for troops, aid uncertain - 10/1/03 3:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A White House decision was imminent Wednesday on a revised U.S. resolution to give the United Nations a larger role in Iraq's reconstruction.
Police open fire as Iraqi protesters demand jobs; U.S. soldier killed in roadside bombing - 10/1/03 2:42 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi police opened fire Wednesday in the heart of Baghdad and in northern Iraq to disperse protesters complaining of corruption in the distribution of scarce jobs. A female U.S. soldier was killed in a roadside bombing near the main U.S. base in Saddam Hussein's hometown.
Iraqi sabotage aimed at keeping electric power for outlying regions - 10/1/03 1:55 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Saboteurs who toppled 500 electric transmission towers across Iraq are not just looters or insurgents, but apparently also utility workers or others in outlying regions who want to deny power to Baghdad and keep it for themselves, U.S. and Iraqi engineers and officials report.
Iraq governing council to create war tribunal - 10/1/03 1:35 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's Governing Council is preparing to establish a war-crimes tribunal to prosecute those accused of atrocities during Saddam Hussein's regime, a council member announced Wednesday.
Iraqi police open fire after unemployed demonstrators attack police station - 10/1/03 12:24 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi police opened fire in downtown Baghdad Wednesday after demonstrators demanding jobs stormed a police station, set fire to two cars and threw stones at officers, police said. A female American soldier was killed in a roadside bombing in Tikrit.
School board in West Virginia upholds suspensions of students who left class to protest war - 10/1/03 12:20 PM
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- The school board refused to clear the records of two high school students who were suspended for 10 days in March after they left class to hold an anti-war protest.
Small nations weigh in on big questions at the United Nations General Assembly - 10/1/03 12:03 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Small nations got their chance to weigh in on big issues ranging from global warming to Iraq as well as national concerns at a United Nations General Assembly session.
GOP senators urge speedy approval of $87 billion Iraq spending plan - 10/1/03 11:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Republicans pressed for speedy approval of President Bush's request for $87 billion for Iraq and Afghanistan, even as some GOP lawmakers questioned whether Iraqis should be required to eventually pay back some of the money.
GOP senators may defy Bush and provide some Iraqi aid as loans - 10/1/03 11:24 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Republicans pressed for speedy approval of President Bush's request for $87 billion for Iraq and Afghanistan, even as some GOP lawmakers questioned whether Iraqis should be required to eventually pay back some of the money.
Iraqi police open fire after unemployed demonstrators attack police station - 10/1/03 9:13 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi police opened fire in downtown Baghdad Wednesday after demonstrators demanding jobs stormed a police station and threw stones at officers, police said. At least one demonstrator was injured in the shooting.
No shadow of Saddam, but rocky start of school for Iraqi children - 10/1/03 8:21 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- At the western end of Baghdad, clapping Iraqi children usher in the start of a new school year with the help of donated American supplies. Downtown, an elementary school principal holds her head in despair -- the promised textbooks never arrived and she has nothing to offer her 300 pu ...
Russia highlights similarities with United States on postwar Iraq - 10/1/03 5:30 AM
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia played up its similarities with the United States on postwar Iraq on Wednesday, saying that both countries favor a swift restoration of sovereignty and that their differences can be bridged during discussions of a new U.N. resolution.
Police open fire after unemployed demonstrators attack station, set cars on fire. - 10/1/03 4:57 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi police opened fire in downtown Baghdad Wednesday morning after demonstrators demanding jobs stormed a police station and threw stones at officers, police said. At least one demonstrator was injured in the shooting.
Small nations weigh in on big questions at U.N. General Assembly - 10/1/03 4:22 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Small nations got their chance to weigh in on big issues ranging from global warming to Iraq as well as national concerns at a United Nations General Assembly session.
U.S. troops battle adversity to patrol wasteland separating Iraq and Iran - 10/1/03 3:55 AM
CAMP ANIMAL, Iraq (AP) -- Sgt. Jason Prosser squinted in the blinding sunlight as he wiped the sweat and grime from his forehead. Before him was the harsh and trackless desert, behind him a small group of Bradley fighting vehicles swaddled in camouflage netting. A few Abrams tanks broiled in the midday hea ...
Police open fire after unemployed demonstrators attack station - 10/1/03 3:40 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi police opened fire in downtown Baghdad Wednesday morning after jobless demonstrators stormed a police station and threw stones at officers, a policeman said. At least one demonstrator was injured in the shooting.
Police open fire after unemployed demonstators attack station, set cars on fire. - 10/1/03 2:57 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi police opened fire in downtown Baghdad Wednesday morning after a group of unemployed people demonstrating to win back jobs stormed a police station and threw stones at officers, an Iraqi policeman said.
Big gun battle breaks out in downtown Baghdad - 10/1/03 2:41 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A big gun battle erupted in central Baghdad Wednesday morning, with small arms fire rattling around the Palestine Hotel and 50-caliber machine guns, apparently fired by American soldiers, unleashing many rounds.
A city awakes from the nightmare of war to a new day of hope and fear - 10/1/03 1:45 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The black smoke of Baghdad, the burning Baghdad of May, has drifted away. City traffic is back, crawling along on cheap gasoline. Schools reopen this week, Iraqi couples are marrying again, and painters over at the Victory Theater are freshening up the lobby for opening night -- whene ...
Baghdad awakes from nightmare of war to a new day of hope and fear - 10/1/03 1:45 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The black smoke of Baghdad, the burning Baghdad of May, has drifted away. City traffic is back, crawling along on cheap gasoline. Schools reopen this week, Iraqi couples are marrying again, and painters at the Victory Theater are freshening up the lobby for opening night -- whenever t ...
U.S. soldier dies from non-hostile gunshot wound - 10/1/03 12:27 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A soldier assigned to the 17th Field Artillery Brigade died from a non-hostile gunshot wound at a base camp north of Baghdad, the U.S. military said Wednesday.

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