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Monday  October 20, 2003

Iraqi insurgents renew attacks in Fallujah; one American killed, six wounded - 10/20/03 9:33 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's hit-and-run resistance struck U.S. forces in this tense city west of Baghdad for a second day Monday, killing one American paratrooper and wounding six others, the U.S. command reported.
Congress now not expected to finish Iraq aid bill until next week - 10/20/03 7:53 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress is not expected to finish the $87 billion aid package for Iraq and Afghanistan until at least next week, one week later than the goal lawmakers initially had set, lawmakers and aides said Monday.
A look at U.S. daily deaths in Iraq - 10/20/03 6:39 PM
As of Monday, Oct. 20, 338 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
White House hopes new fund for Iraq rebuilding appeals to smaller donors - 10/20/03 4:15 PM
BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) -- Bush administration officials hope a new World Bank trust fund will help attract donations toward Iraq reconstruction from countries wary of a U.S.-controlled fund.
France declares war on smoking _ and tobacco shopkeepers fight back - 10/20/03 4:09 PM
PARIS (AP) -- France's war on smoking faced its first major battle Monday as the government raised cigarette taxes and tobacco vendors nationwide hit back by closing shops and refusing to sell the higher-priced smokes.
Pentagon official optimistic that international aid for Iraq will fill the bill - 10/20/03 3:50 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon's top financial officer expressed optimism Monday that Japan's pledge of multi-year aid donations for Iraq will lead to similar commitments from other countries.
Man returned from Iraq to U.S. to face illegal weapons charges - 10/20/03 3:44 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A man accused of being half of a father-son team that provided weapons illegally to Saddam Hussein's government in Iraq has been brought to the United States to face charges, authorities said Monday.
U.N. tribunal indicts four Serbian generals for alleged Kosovo war crimes - 10/20/03 3:16 PM
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- The Yugoslav war crimes tribunal indicted four Serbian generals Monday for alleged atrocities against ethnic Albanians in Kosovo, including Sreten Lukic, now the assistant interior minister in Serbia and Montenegro.
Despite sabotage, Iraqi oil chief aims to restore prewar crude output by March - 10/20/03 3:16 PM
GENEVA (AP) -- Despite setbacks from sabotage and looting, Iraq's oil ministry plans to develop four new oil fields in 2004 and restore the country's daily crude production to its prewar level of 2.8 million barrels by March, the ministry's chief executive said Monday.
Iraqi insurgents renew attacks in Fallujah; one American killed, six wounded - 10/20/03 3:01 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's hit-and-run resistance struck U.S. forces in this tense city west of Baghdad for a second day Monday, killing one American paratrooper and wounding six others, the U.S. command reported.
Soldiers who married Iraqi women remain uncertain of their fate - 10/20/03 2:39 PM
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) -- Two National Guard soldiers who married Iraqi women against their commander's wishes will have to wait at least eight months to return home with their brides, according to a lawyer for one of the soldiers.
AP Exclusive: Top Iraqi cleric urges crackdown on spread of firearms, wants constitution writers elected - 10/20/03 1:41 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's most influential Shiite Muslim cleric warned of "grave problems" if nothing is done to stem the proliferation of firearms in the country and blamed clashes between his supporters and followers of a radical cleric on the weakness of Iraq's U.S.-backed authorities.
Iraqi insurgents renew attacks in Fallujah; one GI killed, six wounded - 10/20/03 1:25 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Assailants ambushed a U.S. Army foot patrol outside Fallujah at midday Monday, killing one American and wounding six others in the second day of attacks in this anti-U.S. hotbed, the American command reported. Two civilians also were killed.
Iraqi insurgents renew attacks in Fallujah; one GI killed, five wounded - 10/20/03 1:15 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Assailants ambushed a U.S. Army foot patrol outside Fallujah at midday Monday, killing one American and wounding six others in the second day of attacks in this anti-U.S. hotbed, the American command reported. Two civilians also were killed.
Bush administration is confident that international aid for Iraq will fill the bill - 10/20/03 11:55 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Bush administration believes it is on track to collect a satisfactory amount of international aid for Iraq's reconstruction through 2007, the Pentagon's top financial officer said Monday.
Man returned from Iraq to U.S. to face illegal weapons charges - 10/20/03 11:32 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A man accused of being half of a father-son team that provided weapons illegally to Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq has been brought to the United States to face charges, authorities said Monday.
Iraqi tribes reject Turkish troops; warn of possible confrontation - 10/20/03 10:40 AM
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi tribal leaders said Monday they oppose having Turkish forces in their country, with one official warning of possible violence if troops from Turkey came to Iraq.
Iraqi insurgents renew attacks in Fallujah; one GI killed, five wounded - 10/20/03 10:06 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Assailants ambushed a U.S. Army foot patrol outside Fallujah at midday Monday, killing one American and wounding five others in the second day of attacks in this anti-U.S. hotbed, the American command reported. Two civilians also were killed.
Balkans' wartime leaders remain heroes for many average Serbs - 10/20/03 5:06 AM
BELGRADE, Serbia-Montenegro (AP) -- Like many Serbs across the Balkans, Sinisa Espek reveres a man accused of genocide and crimes against humanity. He considers Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic a defender of his people.
On Saddam's luxury island, U.S. soldiers train Iraqis' future National Guard - 10/20/03 4:47 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- Four men in green overalls with Iraqi flags for shoulder patches haul an American soldier from his pickup truck, throw him face down in the dust, then point a Kalashnikov rifle at his head.
U.S. will `take as much money as we can get' for Iraq, Powell says - 10/20/03 4:12 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State Colin Powell is going to this week's donors' conference for Iraq with high hopes but lower expectations.
U.S. Marines take lead in coalition operation against oil smuggling - 10/20/03 4:06 AM
UMM QASR, Iraq (AP) -- Speedboats full of U.S. Marines pull up alongside a large freighter. Clambering aboard the Iraqi-flagged ship, they check the paperwork, look for suspicious oil stains and investigate whether the cargo is illegal.
White House hopes new fund for Iraq rebuilding appeals to smaller donors - 10/20/03 2:19 AM
BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) -- Bush administration officials hope a new World Bank trust fund will help attract donations toward Iraq reconstruction from countries wary of a U.S.-controlled fund.
Iraqi interim leader wants old army called up; two U.S. soldiers die in ambushes - 10/20/03 1:47 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's interim leader called for an immediate mobilization of the country's old army to help the Americans as ambush teams struck U.S. targets in the Sunni arc of resistance around Baghdad, killing two American soldiers.
Deadly Karbala clash reflects tension, distrust in U.S.-occupied Iraq - 10/20/03 1:41 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- The American lieutenant colonel was chatting amiably with gunmen guarding the home of a Shiite Muslim cleric, urging them to join the police force.

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