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Friday  October 03, 2003

Bush says Iraq weapons search shows Saddam 'a danger' - 10/3/03 7:53 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Both President Bush and Secretary of State Colin Powell contended Friday that a vial of botulinum bacteria found in Iraq is evidence of Saddam Hussein's weapons intent. But the chief U.S. weapons inspector said the vial had been stored for safekeeping in an Iraqi scientist's refrigerator ...
A look at U.S. daily deaths in Iraq - 10/3/03 7:13 PM
As of Friday, Oct. 3, 317 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
Once promoter of theory, Kay no longer sure Iraqi trailers were weapons labs - 10/3/03 6:29 PM
The CIA's man leading the hunt for suspected Iraqi weapons showed off a pair of trailers for news cameras this summer, and argued that the two metal flatbeds were designed for making biological weapons.
U.S. faces ever tougher battle to get Iraq resolution passed following Annan's rebuff - 10/3/03 6:29 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States faces an uphill struggle to get Security Council approval of its new resolution on Iraq after France and other countries joined Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Friday in criticizing the draft.
Fellow soldiers pay homage to first woman killed by roadside bombers - 10/3/03 6:29 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- Soldiers paid tribute Friday to the first woman from the 4th Infantry Division to die during combat in Iraq, holding a memorial service for their fallen comrade in one of Saddam Hussein's palaces.
Weapons report adds to recent Bush setbacks as poll numbers slip - 10/3/03 5:56 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Failure so far to find banned weapons in Iraq is the latest in a lengthening series of setbacks for President Bush. It could increase public skepticism of his leadership -- a decline already reflected in polls -- and give Democrats new ammunition to claim the rush to war was a mistake.
Frist says he has votes to protect Bush's $87 billion Iraq plan - 10/3/03 5:54 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist said Friday that he has the votes to keep Democrats from slashing the $20.3 billion in rebuilding aid for Iraq that President Bush has proposed.
Powell tells Annan new U.S. resolution would go long way to enhance U.N. role in Iraq - 10/3/03 5:52 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Responding to an unusual rebuff from U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Secretary of State Colin Powell has personally assured him that the Bush administration is trying to assign the United Nations a significant role in Iraq's future.
U.N. says it can't confirm Kuwaiti newspaper report of weapons smuggling operation from Iraq - 10/3/03 5:49 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. weapons inspection agency said Friday it had no independent confirmation of a report that Kuwaiti security authorities foiled an attempt to smuggle $60 million worth of chemical weapons and biological warheads from Iraq to a European country.
Florida guardsmen under investigation for marriages to Iraqi women - 10/3/03 5:41 PM
PACE, Fla. (AP) -- Two Florida National Guard soldiers who married Iraqi women against their commander's wishes are being investigated for allegedly defying an order, their families said.
In Britain, findings of Iraq weapons report unleashes wave of criticism of Blair government - 10/3/03 5:26 PM
LONDON (AP) -- Foreign Secretary Jack Straw insisted Friday that the first report of a U.S. weapons hunter, which found no evidence of an illegal arsenal in Iraq, vindicated the British government's decision to go to war -- despite assertions it did the opposite.
Derelict plant, angry scientists highlight gap _ so far _ between U.S. weapons charges and Iraq reality - 10/3/03 1:44 PM
MULAHIMAH, Iraq (AP) -- Pigeons have taken over the rust-encrusted pipes and tanks of Fallujah II, where guards idle away hours stalking the birds with slingshots. Once the CIA's "best example" of a disguised weapons program, the derelict chemical plant stands today more as a symbol of the gap between fear ...
Military recruits video game makers to help train new generation of soldiers - 10/3/03 1:39 PM
Hunched with his troops in a dusty, wind-swept courtyard, the squad leader signals the soldiers to line up against a wall. Clasping automatic weapons, they inch single-file toward a sandy road lined with swaying palm trees.
Four Iraqis killed, five wounded in explosions; executioner for Saddam arrested - 10/3/03 12:25 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- Explosions killed four Iraqis and wounded five others, and American soldiers arrested a man described as an "executioner" for Saddam Hussein, the U.S. military reported Friday.
Coalition couldn't have given U.N. inspectors more time, British official says - 10/3/03 11:59 AM
LONDON (AP) -- Weapons of mass destruction may yet be found in Iraq, British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw said Friday, commenting on an initial report by a U.S. weapons hunter.
Iraq search turns up no weapons of mass destruction so far, drawing criticism from war foes - 10/3/03 10:52 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush, defending his decision to go to war in Iraq, said Friday that a search for weapons of mass destruction made clear that Saddam Hussein was "a danger to the world" even though investigators have failed so far to find any illegal arsenal.
U.S. gets unusual rebuff from Annan on Iraq resolution while others signal tough battle ahead - 10/3/03 10:46 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States got an unusual rebuff from U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan for its new resolution to get more troops and money to help stabilize Iraq. France, Russia and Germany also signaled another tough battle ahead in the U.N. Security Council.
Huge crowd converges on religious center to honor dead Shiite leader - 10/3/03 10:31 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- An estimated 50,000 Shiite Muslim faithful descended on this holy city Friday for ceremonies marking the 40th day since the car bomb assassination of revered cleric Mohammed Baqir al-Hakim.
U.S. gets unusual rebuff from Annan on new Iraq resolution - 10/3/03 8:49 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States got an unusual rebuff from U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan for its new resolution to get more troops and money to help stabilize Iraq. France, Russia and Germany also signaled another tough battle ahead in the U.N. Security Council.
Slain Iraqi translator branded a traitor for working with U.S. forces - 10/3/03 7:32 AM
KHALDIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- The graffiti on the wall should have been warning enough for William Kaiser Napoleon.
U.S.-picked Iraq government can attend Islamic leaders' summit, Malaysia says - 10/3/03 7:28 AM
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Host Malaysia confirmed Friday that representatives of the U.S.-picked Iraqi Governing Council can participate in a summit of Islamic leaders later this month.
Diplomats: Kay report short on evidence to back up Iraq weapons claims - 10/3/03 7:04 AM
VIENNA, Austria (AP) -- Diplomats close to the U.N. nuclear agency reacted cautiously Friday to a report by the chief U.S. weapons hunter, saying only renewed international inspections will settle the question.
AP Exclusive: Weapons search re-examining assertion that Iraqi trailers used for bioweapons - 10/3/03 3:06 AM
U.S. weapons hunters are re-examining the only discovery the Bush administration has cited as evidence of an illicit Iraqi weapons program -- a pair of trailers the CIA said were laboratories for making biological weapons, senior military officers involved in the hunt told The Associated Press.
Iraq to invite 60 foreign companies to postwar Baghdad's first oil conference - 10/3/03 2:42 AM
LONDON (AP) -- Iraq plans to invite executives from as many as 60 foreign oil companies to a Baghdad conference to discuss ways of developing the country's vast oil resources, the first event of its kind since the ouster of Saddam Hussein.
In weapons report, some findings contradict prewar intelligence or have been known previously - 10/3/03 2:29 AM
A report on the hunt for suspected Iraqi weapons of mass destruction contradicts some recent claims by the Bush administration. Other findings dispute prewar intelligence, or were known to U.N. inspectors before the war.
Iraq-Weapons Hunt-Quotes - 10/3/03 2:24 AM
Quotes concerning Thursday's interim report on weapons of mass destruction programs in Iraq
Iraq-Weapons Hunt-Glance - 10/3/03 2:23 AM
Key findings in David Kay's interim statement to Congress on the search for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq by his team, the Iraq Survey Group:
U.S. commander: Iraqi guerrillas claiming three to six American lives, 40 wounded weekly - 10/3/03 1:21 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Between three and six American soldiers are killed and another 40 wounded every week in Iraq by an enemy that has become more lethal and sophisticated since the fall of Baghdad in April, the commander of coalition forces said Thursday.
Annan says new U.S. draft resolution ignores recommendation of quick transfer of power in Iraq - 10/3/03 12:17 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- France, Russia and Germany signaled Thursday that a new U.S. draft resolution on Iraq did not meet their demands, and Secretary-General Kofi Annan said it did not follow his recommendation for a quick transfer of power to an interim Iraqi government.
Powell says too rapid transition could produce a "failed state" - 10/3/03 12:07 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Resisting French calls for a quick end to the U.S. occupation of Iraq, Secretary of State Colin Powell said Thursday a hasty transition to civilian rule could produce a "failed state."

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