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Some Headlines Of Today

Wednesday  October 22, 2003

Military: Iraqi detainee suffocated after reservist grabbed him - 10/22/03 8:34 PM
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A Baath Party official who died in a detention camp in southern Iraq suffocated after a U.S. Marine reservist grabbed him by the neck and snapped a bone in his throat, according to a military investigation.
U.S. allies press nations to open their wallets at Iraq conference, but many hesitant - 10/22/03 8:24 PM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- Pressing their vision of a stable and prosperous Iraq, U.S. officials appealed to reluctant allies Wednesday for billions of dollars to help it rebuild. Kuwait and others answered with word of "generous aid," but France and Germany again said no, at least for now.
Iraq's former information minister says no chance for Saddam to return to power - 10/22/03 8:09 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Iraq's former information minister said Wednesday that Saddam Hussein was elated at the start of the Iraq war, but quickly became angry upon learning of his troops' losses.
Panel: U.N. security failures caused unnecessary casualties in U.N. headquarters bombing - 10/22/03 6:44 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United Nations' "dysfunctional" security system led to unnecessary casualties in the August bombing of its headquarters in Iraq, and the world body inappropriately shunned protection by U.S.-led coalition forces, a U.N.-appointed panel examining U.N. security reported Wednesday.
Iraqi businessmen say foreign aid essential to economic recovery - 10/22/03 6:29 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Boxes of washing machines, TVs and air conditioners spill onto the sidewalks of Karada Street, the electronics marketplace that has become Baghdad's busiest thoroughfare.
Many Turks relieved that Iraqi opposition keeping Turkish troops out of Iraq - 10/22/03 6:07 PM
ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's foreign minister says his country is "not in a hurry" to send peacekeepers to Iraq and the defense minister is questioning whether it is a problem if Turkey doesn't send troops at all.
A look at U.S. daily deaths in Iraq - 10/22/03 5:51 PM
As of Wednesday, Oct. 22, 341 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
Bush, GOP leaders trying to dampen Hill support for Iraqi loans - 10/22/03 4:59 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House predicted Wednesday that a final $87 billion measure for Iraq and Afghanistan won't make the Iraqi rebuilding aid a loan, despite signs of continued support for the idea in Congress.
U.S. commander reports increase in daily attacks on forces in Iraq - 10/22/03 1:33 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi insurgents have stepped up attacks on U.S. troops in recent weeks, the commander of American forces said Wednesday, as ambush bombers struck again in this tense Sunni Muslim area west of Baghdad, in the northern city of Mosul and in the heart of the capital.
U.S. commander reports increase in attacks on forces in Iraq - 10/22/03 12:52 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi insurgents have stepped up attacks on U.S. troops in recent weeks, the commander of American forces said Wednesday, as bombers struck again in this Sunni Muslim area west of Baghdad, in the northern city of Mosul and in the heart of the capital.
Panel: U.N. security failures caused unnecessary casualties in bombing Baghdad headquarters - 10/22/03 12:42 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- An independent panel accused the United Nations on Wednesday of major security failures that put hundreds of staffers at risk and caused unnecessary casualties when U.N. headquarters in Baghdad was bombed Aug. 19. It criticized U.N. officials for not requesting security from U.S.-led ...
Americans press world to chip in for Iraq reconstruction, but many countries reluctant - 10/22/03 12:21 PM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- France and Germany said Wednesday they won't give any more money toward Iraq even as American officials exhorted countries to open their pocketbooks, trying to parlay a hard-won U.N. resolution into billions of dollars in aid pledges.
Americans press world to chip in for Iraq reconstruction, but many countries cautious - 10/22/03 10:32 AM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- American officials exhorted other countries to open their pocketbooks for Iraq, trying to parlay a hard-won U.N. resolution into billions of dollars in pledges -- and sell their vision of a peaceful Iraq as a long-term investment in the Middle East.
Reward offered to help find killer of Marine who earned Purple Heart in Iraq - 10/22/03 10:06 AM
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- A Marine who helped in the rescue of Army Pfc. Jessica Lynch in Iraq was shot to death at a family barbecue, just 12 days before he was to be discharged.
Pentagon rushing new anti-sniper and electronic detection technologies to Iraq - 10/22/03 10:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon is rushing to Iraq a new device that creates a "virtual microphone" in the air to help detect the origin of sniper gunfire.
Angry clash over dog, woman's bag, holy book points up U.S.-Iraqi gap - 10/22/03 8:53 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- American troops fired into the air outside the Oil Ministry to disperse protesters whose complaint focused on a dog, a female employee's handbag, a holy book and the cultural chasm that divides the U.S. occupation from ordinary Iraqis.
Baghdad tunnel blast slightly wounds two U.S. soldiers; Shiite headquarters attacked - 10/22/03 8:48 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's ambush bombers struck Wednesday in the center of Baghdad and in the tense Sunni Muslim area west of the capital, rocking U.S. Army convoys with roadside bombs.
Use of Turkish troops in Iraq, as relief for some U.S. forces, now seen in doubt - 10/22/03 8:31 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The prospect of thousands of Turkish troops entering Iraq to relieve strain on American forces appears to have dimmed, although Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld says he remains hopeful that Turkey will find a way to follow through on its offer to help.
Pentagon plans for Iraqi army dissolved in postwar chaos - 10/22/03 7:17 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pentagon planners had assumed Iraqi soldiers would surrender under American attack. Instead, they just picked up and went home.
Baghdad tunnel blast lightly wounds two U.S. soldiers; attack on Shiite headquarters - 10/22/03 6:37 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's ambush bombers struck Wednesday in the center of Baghdad and in the tense Sunni Muslim area west of the capital, rocking U.S. Army convoys with roadside bombs.
U.S. seeks billions to rebuild Iraq or at least signs of support at Spain donor conference - 10/22/03 5:33 AM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- 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.
Tunnel blast wakes Baghdad, two GIs lightly wounded - 10/22/03 4:33 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's ambush bombers struck in the center of Baghdad on Wednesday morning, rocking a U.S. Army convoy with an echoing blast in a traffic tunnel, but inflicting only light casualties, a U.S. officer at the scene reported.
U.S. soldiers and an Iraqi engineer struggle to bring Iraqi media to Saddam's hometown - 10/22/03 3:00 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- The media revolution that has filled the vacuum left by the destruction of Saddam Hussein's propaganda machine has so far bypassed the former ruler's hometown.
Use of Turkish troops in Iraq, as relief for some U.S. forces, now seen in doubt - 10/22/03 2:14 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The prospect of thousands of Turkish troops entering Iraq to relieve strain on American forces appears to have dimmed, although Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld says he remains hopeful that Turkey will find a way to follow through on its offer to help.
Bush, GOP leaders trying to dampen Hill support for Iraqi loans - 10/22/03 2:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House and Republican congressional leaders are trying to snuff out support for Iraqi loans, even though the House voted symbolically to include the IOUs in the $87 billion package for Iraq and Afghanistan.
Pentagon plans for Iraqi army dissolved in postwar chaos - 10/22/03 2:04 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pentagon planners had assumed Iraqi soldiers would surrender under American attack. Instead, they just picked up and went home.
Use of Turkish troops in Iraq, as relief for some U.S. forces, now seen in doubt - 10/22/03 2:01 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The prospect of thousands of Turkish troops entering Iraq to relieve strain on American forces appears to have dimmed, although Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld says he remains hopeful that Turkey will find a way to follow through on its offer to help.
U.S. soldiers and an Iraqi engineer struggle to bring Iraqi media to Saddam's hometown - 10/22/03 2:01 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- The media revolution that has filled the vacuum left by the destruction of Saddam Hussein's propaganda machine has so far bypassed the former ruler's hometown.
U.S. seeks billions to rebuild Iraq or at least signs of support at Spain donor conference - 10/22/03 1:47 AM
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.
Roadside bomb explodes in Baghdad - 10/22/03 1:27 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A roadside bomb exploded Wednesday in a tunnel in the heart of the Iraqi capital as a U.S. military convoy passed by, residents said. A U.S. Army officer said two soldiers were slightly injured.
Singapore to send ships and planes to Iraq - 10/22/03 1:04 AM
SINGAPORE (AP) -- Singapore will send ships and planes to Iraq, its first military contribution to the U.S.-led coalition forces there, the government said Wednesday.

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