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Some Headlines Of Today

Wednesday  November 5, 2003

Baghdad made last minute overture to U.S. as war approached, reports say - 11/5/03 10:55 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Just days before U.S.-led forces invaded Iraq, officials claiming to speak for a frantic Iraqi regime made a last-ditch effort to avert the war, but U.S. officials rebuffed the overture, according to news reports.
Families jump with joy as Nimitz leads last carrier strike group from Iraq war home - 11/5/03 9:15 PM
CORONADO, Calif. (AP) -- With "California Dreamin"' blasting from the speakers, thousands of sailors streamed from the USS Nimitz on Wednesday and waved to their loved ones after an eight-month deployment to the Persian Gulf.
A look at U.S. daily deaths in Iraq - 11/5/03 8:31 PM
As of Wednesday, Nov. 5, 379 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
Army negotiating to replace Halliburton as oil importer in Iraq - 11/5/03 7:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Army said Wednesday it is negotiating to replace Vice President Dick Cheney's former company as an importer of oil products into Iraq, but denied that the talks were related to Democratic allegations of price gouging by Halliburton.
U.S. says any new paramilitary force must meet U.S. standards, training - 11/5/03 7:10 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. administrator of Iraq agrees in principle with the idea of creating an Iraqi security force, but doesn't know if Iraqi advocates of the plan will agree to his terms, a coalition spokesman said Wednesday.
Attacks intensify in Mosul; Iraq seeks reconciliation with Turkey - 11/5/03 6:29 PM
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents attacked three American military convoys in this northern city with rocket-propelled grenades and roadside bombs Wednesday, killing three Iraqi civilians and wounding five Americans, the U.S. military and hospital officials said.
Troop rotation plan for Iraq includes a re-introduction of Marines - 11/5/03 5:53 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Marine Corps, which played a central role in toppling Saddam Hussein last spring, will return to Iraq as part of a U.S. troop rotation approved by Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld on Wednesday, officials said.
Military says Chinooks had proper equipment for defending against missiles - 11/5/03 1:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Army helicopter that was shot down by missiles in Iraq, killing 15 soldiers, was equipped with a standard package of defensive equipment including a missile alert system and flares designed to decoy a missile, a U.S. officer said Wednesday.
Dutch marines say shells found in Iraq contain no biological or chemical agents - 11/5/03 12:35 PM
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) -- Dutch marines said Wednesday that several dozen artillery shells discovered last month in Iraq contain no biological or chemical agents.
Head of Iraq's U.S.-appointed Governing Council to visit Turkey to fix relations - 11/5/03 11:33 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The new head of Iraq's U.S.-appointed Governing Council said Wednesday he will visit Turkey after weeks of tension over the possible deployment of Turkish troops in Iraq.
Attacks kill two Iraqis, wound two Americans; U.S. military captures two Iraqi generals - 11/5/03 11:33 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces in the northern city of Mosul came under attack Wednesday as insurgents fired rocket-propelled grenades at a convoy and barracks, and a hand grenade exploded near another military convoy in the city center.
Nimitz leads last carrier strike group from Iraq war home to San Diego Bay - 11/5/03 10:52 AM
CORONADO, Calif. (AP) -- The Navy's last carrier strike group headed home to San Diego Bay from Iraq on Wednesday, eight months after it deployed for its role in the Persian Gulf.
Senator questions whether helicopters properly equipped; Pentagon says downed Chinook was - 11/5/03 10:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Army National Guard helicopter that was shot down in Iraq by shoulder-fired missiles was equipped with a standard package of defensive systems, including a missile alert system and flares designed to decoy a missile, a U.S. officer said Wednesday.
Attacks kill two Iraqis, wound one American; U.S. military captures two Iraqi generals - 11/5/03 10:30 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces in the northern city of Mosul came under attack Wednesday as insurgents fired rocket-propelled grenades at a military compound and a grenade exploded near a military convoy in the city center.
Senator questions whether downed helicopter was properly equipped; Pentagon says its investigating - 11/5/03 9:36 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon is trying to figure out whether the helicopter shot down in Iraq was equipped with anti-missile defenses required by the Army, officials said Wednesday.
Senator questions whether downed helicopter was properly equipped - 11/5/03 8:01 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Dick Durbin complained that some National Guard helicopters in Iraq have been operating without anti-missile defenses and questioned whether the Army Chinook shot down over the weekend was properly protected.
Syria blames U.S. occupation for 'terrorism' in Iraq, urges America to withdraw troops - 11/5/03 7:49 AM
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) -- The Syrian foreign ministry called on the United States to pull its troops out of Iraq, saying their presence has led to chaos and terrorism, according to remarks published Wednesday.
U.S. compound in Mosul shelled; Spanish diplomats leave - 11/5/03 6:44 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents using rocket-propelled grenades struck a U.S. compound Wednesday in the northern city of Mosul, a day after Baghdad's heavily guarded central district came under fire.
UK defense secretary concerned over Iraq security situation - 11/5/03 3:50 AM
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Defense Secretary Geoff Hoon said Wednesday that the security situation in Iraq remains a concern, but he insisted most parts of the country and the capital Baghdad were "very calm."
More U.S. call-ups likely as Turks indicate no troops for Iraq - 11/5/03 3:20 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Turkey's reluctance to send troops to Iraq without clear support from U.S.-installed Iraqi leaders could deal a major blow to U.S. efforts to attract other countries' help against an increasingly deadly resistance.
U.S. compound in Baghdad comes under mortar fire; Spain withdraws most diplomats - 11/5/03 12:51 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents struck Tuesday at the center of the U.S.-led occupation, firing mortars after sundown at the heavily guarded district that includes major American facilities. Three people were wounded, the Pentagon said.

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