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Some Headlines Of Today

Thursday  October 23, 2003

A look at U.S. daily deaths in Iraq - 10/23/03 7:05 PM
As of Thursday, Oct. 23, 343 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
Betting on a rosier future, companies seek opportunities in Iraq, despite its woes - 10/23/03 6:08 PM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- The violence and disarray in Iraq aren't stopping global businesses from sniffing out opportunities in Iraq.
Pentagon calls Iraqi extremist group the main terrorist threat to US forces - 10/23/03 4:25 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An Iraqi extremist group whose main base was destroyed by U.S. and Kurdish forces last spring has emerged as the key terrorist threat to American forces in Iraq, a senior U.S. general said Thursday.
AP Exclusive: American troops detain nearly all men in single village in apparent anti-terror sweep - 10/23/03 3:21 PM
HABBARIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- American troops in helicopters swooped down on this remote sheepherding village in the desert and detained nearly all the men, one as old as 81, one as young as 13. A month after the raid, apparently aimed at preventing terrorists from slipping across the border from Saudi Arabia,
On eve of Iraq pledges, European official registers cautious note - 10/23/03 3:18 PM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- American and Iraqi officials urged nearly 80 nations at a donors conference Thursday to pledge billions of dollars to rebuild Iraq, but a senior European official said expectations should be kept low.
Iraqi officials detail the needs at home as they push for financial aid and investment - 10/23/03 2:39 PM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- Iraqi officials seeking financial help to rebuild got down to specifics Thursday, telling donor nations the country lacked everything from clean water and housing to resettlement funds for refugees and above all -- jobs.
Soldiers who went to Iraq are barred from donating blood because of parasite - 10/23/03 2:15 PM
ATLANTA (AP) -- Soldiers who served in Iraq will not be allowed to give blood for a year after returning home, because of a rare skin parasite that has infected 22 members of the military, federal health officials said Thursday.
American troops detain nearly all men in single village in apparent anti-terror sweep - 10/23/03 2:01 PM
HABBARIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- American troops in helicopters swooped down on this remote sheepherding village in the desert and detained nearly all the men, one as old as 81, one as young as 13. A month after the raid, apparently aimed at preventing terrorists from slipping across the border from Saudi Arabia, ...
Donors conference for Iraq opens amid warnings Washington might not get all it wants - 10/23/03 1:54 PM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- U.S. and Iraqi officials pleaded for billions to rebuild Iraq at a donors conference that opened Thursday with warnings that they might not get all they need right away.
Roadside bombs in Iraq kill an American soldier and two Iraqis - 10/23/03 12:22 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Roadside bombs killed an American soldier and two Iraqis in separate incidents Thursday north of Baghdad, and an American paratrooper was wounded in a fifth straight day of attacks in a Sunni Muslim city west of the capital.
Retired Gen. Franks, speaking at New York event, addresses historic struggle against terrorism - 10/23/03 11:39 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Retired Gen. Tommy Franks, the former head of U.S. Central Command, put the ongoing war on terrorism into historical perspective during a speech at a charity event.
Iraqi police: car bomb found, Syrian driver arrested - 10/23/03 11:04 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A bomb exploded Thursday near a pipeline in northern Iraq, killing two Iraqi Civil Defense Corps members and wounding 10 others, U.S. officials said. They did not know if the pipeline was damaged.
Bomb explodes near Iraqi pipeline, killing two Iraqis; car bomb found in Baghdad - 10/23/03 9:07 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A bomb exploded Thursday near a pipeline in northern Iraq, killing two Iraqi Civil Defense Corps members and wounding 10 others, U.S. officials said. They did not know if the pipeline was damaged.
Annan, Powell dampen expectations ahead of donor's conference, but Iraqis hopeful - 10/23/03 5:19 AM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- U.S. and Iraqi officials pleaded for billions to rebuild Iraq at a donors conference that opened Thursday with calls for generosity and warnings that they might not get all they need right away.
Northern metropolis Mosul enjoys relative calm despite the odds - 10/23/03 5:02 AM
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- As the U.S. convoy stopped in front of a vacant lot-turned-playground, Iraqi children gathered excitedly as if in a candy store. Some waved. Others extended tiny arms and coyly muttered: "Hello meester."
Iraqi police: car bombs found, Syrian driver arrested - 10/23/03 4:35 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi police found two cars packed with explosives in the Iraqi capital and arrested a Syrian who confessed to having rigged them, Iraqi officials said Thursday.
Aid group: U.S.-run Iraqi authority fails to account for billions - 10/23/03 4:28 AM
LONDON (AP) -- The U.S.-run body governing Iraq has failed to account for billions of dollars allocated for rebuilding the country, a prominent British aid group charged Thursday
British aid group: U.S.-run Iraqi authority fails to account for billions - 10/23/03 3:57 AM
LONDON (AP) -- The U.S.-run body governing Iraq has failed to account for billions of dollars allocated for rebuilding the country, a prominent British aid group charged Thursday.
Powell, Annan dampens expectations ahead of donor's conference, - 10/23/03 3:53 AM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- Secretary of State Colin Powell acknowledged that the goal of $55 billion in contributions to repair Iraq's economy would not be raised at a two-day donors conference that begins Thursday.
U.N. prosecutors were investigating former Bosnian president Izetbegovic - 10/23/03 3:17 AM
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Prosecutors at the Yugoslav tribunal were investigating former Bosnian President Alija Izetbegovic for war crimes at the time of his death, a spokeswoman said.
AP Interview: Senior Iraqi official says donations will improve security, usher in democracy - 10/23/03 2:30 AM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- Iraq will rise from the ashes of sanctions, war and violence with help from international donations, said a top Iraqi official.
Panel: U.N. security failures caused unnecessary casualties in headquarters bombing - 10/23/03 2:09 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United Nations failed to respond to security threats before the August bombing of its Baghdad headquarters and rejected protection by U.S.-led coalition forces, a U.N.-appointed panel said.
Iraq-Donor Countries - 10/23/03 1:55 AM
Countries besides the United States that are lending assistance in postwar Iraq
Kofi Annan dampens expectations ahead of donor's conference, but U.S. and Iraqis hopeful - 10/23/03 1:41 AM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- U.S. and Iraqi officials want billions to help rebuild Iraq, but U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan warned that they might not get all they need right away.
Many Turks relieved that Iraqi opposition keeping Turkish troops out of Iraq - 10/23/03 1:32 AM
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.
Iraqi businessmen say foreign aid essential to economic recovery - 10/23/03 1:31 AM
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.

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