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Tuesday  October 21, 2003

A look at U.S. daily deaths in Iraq - 10/21/03 7:58 PM
As of Tuesday, Oct. 21, 340 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
Anti-war demonstrations planned for Washington, San Francisco - 10/21/03 6:32 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Anti-war groups are planning their largest demonstrations since after the start of the war in Iraq, with thousands expected at rallies Saturday in Washington and San Francisco.
Iraqi company pays much less for imported gasoline than U.S. contractor - 10/21/03 6:24 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic lawmakers released a letter from Iraq's national oil company Tuesday confirming it pays far less to import gasoline than Halliburton, the Texas contractor that buys petroleum goods for Iraqis with U.S. government money.
AP Interview: Top EU official says more aid for Iraqi reconstruction depends on improved security - 10/21/03 6:24 PM
STRASBOURG, France (AP) -- A top European Union official defended the bloc's $233 million contribution for Iraqi reconstruction and said Tuesday that more could be forthcoming next year -- but only if the security situation there improves.
Poll finds U.S. anxiety over Iraq grows - 10/21/03 5:39 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A poll suggests the public's concern about Iraq continues to grow, even with many Americans agreeing with President Bush that news reports from Iraq are making the situation seem worse than it is.
U.S. seeks billions to rebuild Iraq or at least signs of support at Spain donor conference - 10/21/03 4:56 PM
MADRID, Spain -- The Bush administration is reaching out for billions of dollars for Iraq's reconstruction from cash-strapped allies who opposed the war and are unhappy with the U.S. blueprint for restoring the country's sovereignty.
House-RollCall-Iraq - 10/21/03 4:47 PM
The 277-139 roll call Tuesday by which the House approved a nonbinding resolution favoring loans to Iraq and improved medical benefits for veterans and reserves.
Small number of U.S. troops haven't returned after leave from Iraq duty - 10/21/03 4:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than a dozen American troops haven't return to duty after getting a vacation from Iraq, the Pentagon said Tuesday, dismissing suggestions there is any significant AWOL problem.
House delivers rebuke, though indirect, to Bush on Iraq loans - 10/21/03 4:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House delivered a broad but ambiguous rebuke to President Bush on Tuesday, voting in favor of loans to Iraq and improved medical benefits for veterans and military reservists.
Rumsfeld casts doubt on Turkish troop deployment in Iraq - 10/21/03 4:43 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld on Tuesday left open the possibility that Turkey's offer to deploy thousands of troops to Iraq -- a move seen just weeks ago as a critical breakthrough for U.S. diplomacy -- could be dropped because of Iraqi opposition.
Pentagon plans for Iraqi army dissolved in postwar chaos - 10/21/03 3:17 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Before the war, Pentagon officials expected to quickly turn a defeated Iraqi military into an army of construction workers -- and possibly security guards -- to help rebuild the country.
Oil firms brave safety concerns, lack of contracts, as they prepare to plunge into Iraq - 10/21/03 2:35 PM
GENEVA (AP) -- Lack of security is just one of the hurdles for foreign companies eager to explore for oil in Iraq.
Shiite militants raided in Karbala; U.S. under attack for third day at Fallujah - 10/21/03 2:09 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi police backed by U.S. coalition troops raided a mosque before dawn Tuesday in the holy city of Karbala, arresting dozens in a clampdown on Shiite Muslim militants. Outside the Sunni Muslim city of Fallujah, meanwhile, insurgents struck U.S. forces for a third straight day
Soldier reported killed in accident in northern Iraq - 10/21/03 1:18 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- One soldier from the Army's 377th Theater Support Command was killed and another injured in a maintenance accident Tuesday in a camp north of Baghdad, the U.S. military said.
White House threatens veto of Iraq aid bill over loans - 10/21/03 12:37 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Bush administration threatened for the first time Tuesday to veto an $87 billion package for Iraq and Afghanistan if Congress converts any Iraqi rebuilding money into loans.
Raids in Karbala, shots in the air in Baghdad during cultural clash at Oil Ministry - 10/21/03 11:10 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Coalition troops and Iraqi police arrested 32 people Tuesday in raids in the Shiite Muslim holy city of Karbala, and U.S. troops fired in the air to disperse a crowd at the Oil Ministry after a woman objected to a search by a sniffer dog.
Raids in Karbala, shots in the air in Baghdad during spat at Oil Ministry - 10/21/03 5:54 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Coalition troops and Iraqi police arrested 32 people Tuesday in raids in the Shiite Muslim holy city Karbala, and U.S. troops fired in the air to disperse a crowd at the Oil Ministry after a woman objected to a search by a sniffer dog.
France declares war on smoking _ and tobacco shopkeepers fight back - 10/21/03 1:55 AM
PARIS (AP) -- France's war on smoking faced its first major battle as the government raised cigarette taxes and tobacco vendors nationwide hit back by closing shops and refusing to sell the higher-priced smokes.
Despite sabotage, Iraqi oil chief aims to restore prewar crude output by March - 10/21/03 1:50 AM
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.
AP Exclusive: Top Iraqi cleric urges crackdown on spread of firearms, wants constitution writers elected - 10/21/03 1:49 AM
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.
Human Rights Watch documents 20 civilian deaths in postwar Baghdad; dozens more reported - 10/21/03 1:47 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- A human rights organization says it has confirmed 20 civilian deaths under questionable circumstances in Baghdad since May 1, when President Bush declared an end to major combat operations in Iraq, and has received credible reports of dozens more.

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