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Some Headlines Of Today

Friday  November 7, 2003

Premier says Poland will not change its involvement in Iraq despite death - 11/7/03 10:47 PM
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Prime Minister Leszek Miller said Friday that Poland remains committed to the Iraq mission despite suffering its first combat death since the aftermath of World War II.
Doctors who treated former prisoner of war dismiss claims that she was raped in Iraq - 11/7/03 8:25 PM
NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi doctors who treated former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch dismissed on Friday claims made in her biography that she was raped by her Iraqi captors.
Six die as Black Hawk apparently shot down near Tikrit; U.S. forces retaliate - 11/7/03 7:50 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- An Army Black Hawk helicopter crashed Friday -- apparently shot down by insurgents -- killing all six U.S. soldiers aboard and capping the bloodiest seven days in Iraq for Americans since the fall of Baghdad.
Frist accuses of Democrats of undermining intelligence panel - 11/7/03 6:27 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate's top Republican sharply accused Democrats Friday of undermining the Senate Intelligence Committee in their zeal to score political points against President Bush.
A look at U.S. daily deaths in Iraq - 11/7/03 6:00 PM
As of Friday, Nov. 7, 388 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
Turkey will not send troops to Iraq, a setback for U.S. hopes of more foreign troops - 11/7/03 5:42 PM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey and the United States scrapped plans to send Turkish troops to Iraq, a setback for U.S. policy after Washington failed to break resistance to the deployment from Iraq's governing council.
Clark on Iraq: 'I won't get us into a mess like this again.' - 11/7/03 5:34 PM
ATLANTA (AP) -- Retired Gen. Wesley Clark stepped up his criticism of President Bush's Iraq policies Friday, telling college students that if elected next November, "I won't get us into a mess like this again."
Six die as Black Hawk crashes near Tikrit; insurgents suspected - 11/7/03 5:32 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- An Army Black Hawk helicopter crashed Friday -- apparently shot down by insurgents -- killing all six U.S. soldiers aboard and capping the bloodiest seven days in Iraq for Americans since the fall of Baghdad.
US warned it risks alienating Central Europe - 11/7/03 4:56 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A former Polish government official warned on Friday that the United States is on the brink of alienating Central European allies who hoped their support in Iraq would translate into better treatment overall by America.
Aide tells AP: Saddam behind last-minute attempt to forestall invasion - 11/7/03 4:01 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Saddam Hussein personally initiated an attempt to reach a last-minute deal with Washington to avoid the U.S.-led invasion that ousted his regime, a former Iraqi government official said Friday.
Six die as Black Hawk crashes near Tikrit; insurgents suspected - 11/7/03 3:47 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- An Army Black Hawk helicopter crashed Friday -- apparently shot down by insurgents -- killing all six U.S. soldiers aboard and capping the bloodiest seven days in Iraq for Americans since the fall of Baghdad.
Turkey will not send troops to Iraq - 11/7/03 3:37 PM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey and the United States scrapped plans to send Turkish troops to Iraq, a setback for U.S. policy after Washington failed to break resistance to the deployment from Iraq's governing council.
Doctors who treated former prisoner of war dismiss claims that she was raped in Iraq - 11/7/03 3:35 PM
NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi doctors who treated former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch dismissed on Friday claims made in her biography that she was raped by her Iraqi captors.
Doctors who treated former prisoner of war dismiss claims that she was raped in Iraq - 11/7/03 2:31 PM
NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi doctors who treated former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch dismissed on Friday claims made in her biography that she was raped by her Iraqi captors.
Clark on Iraq: 'I won't get us into a mess like this again.' - 11/7/03 1:54 PM
ATLANTA (AP) -- Retired Gen. Wesley Clark stepped up his criticism of President Bush's Iraq policies Friday, telling college students that if elected next November, "I won't get us into a mess like this again."
Turkey decides not to send troops to Iraq after talks between Powell, foreign minister - 11/7/03 1:25 PM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Secretary of State Colin Powell and Turkey's foreign minister have agreed that Turkey will not send peacekeeping troops to Iraq, officials said Friday, after plans for a deployment raised sharp opposition from Iraqis.
Six die in U.S. helicopter crash near Tikrit; troops ambushed in Mosul as insurgency spreads northward - 11/7/03 12:56 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- An Army Black Hawk helicopter crashed Friday -- apparently downed by a rocket-propelled grenade, officers said -- killing six U.S. soldiers in what has become the deadliest week for Americans in Iraq since major combat was declared over in May.
Turkey decides not to send troops to Iraq, news agency says - 11/7/03 11:29 AM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey will not send its troops to Iraq to relieve U.S. forces there, the government said Friday, after plans for a deployment raised sharp opposition from Iraqis.
Special Forces soldier charged with dereliction of duty says Army has 'branded me as a coward' - 11/7/03 10:44 AM
FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) -- A Special Forces interrogator whose cowardice charge was reduced to a lesser count said Friday he believes the Army is pursuing the case to pressure him to resign.
ANKARA, Turkey: sent troops. - 11/7/03 9:20 AM
Turkey's military has decided to stop preparations for deployment as well, media reports said.
Six die in US helicopter crash near Tikrit; troops ambushed in Mosul as insurgency spreads northward - 11/7/03 5:42 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- An Army helicopter crashed Friday into a riverbank near Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit, killing six U.S. soldiers, the military said. Another American was killed and nine were wounded in attacks in the northern city of Mosul, raising concerns that the insurgency was spreading nort ...
Emotional memorial for victims of Chinook downing - 11/7/03 5:26 AM
AL-ASSAD AIR BASE, Iraq (AP) -- Spc. Frances Marie Vega was a lover of music who wanted a career in dance after she left the Army. Her name and rank were called out in a solemn roll call. She was not there to shout "here."
Death of 'religious' student provides a glimpse into world of a resistance fighter - 11/7/03 4:09 AM
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- Dhabla Ahmed saw her 22-year-old son leave home before the sunlight filled the sky and head for dawn prayers in the mosque as he did most days. This time, Ahmed Hassan Ibrahim never returned home. Only his bullet-riddled body did.
Army helicopter crashes near Tikrit; troops ambushed in Mosul as insurgency spreads northward - 11/7/03 3:50 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An Army helicopter crashed Friday into a riverbank near Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit, killing at least four U.S. soldiers, the military said. Another American was killed and nine were wounded in attacks in the northern city of Mosul, raising concerns that the insurgency was spr ...
At least 4 dead in crash of U.S. helicopter near Tikrit, military says - 11/7/03 3:39 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- At least four U.S. soldiers died in the crash Friday of an Army Black Hawk helicopter near the north-central city of Tikrit, the military in Baghdad said based on preliminary reports.
TIKRIT, Iraq: spokesman said. - 11/7/03 3:37 AM
The helicopter went down about 9:40 a.m. on a riverbank along the Tigris River about a half mile from the U.S. base in Saddam Hussein's former palace. The military said it did not know how many people were aboard.
U.S. helicopter crashes in Tikrit; U.S. soldier killed in Mosul as insurgency spreads north - 11/7/03 3:21 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An Army Black Hawk helicopter crashed Friday near Saddam Hussein's hometown, the U.S. military said, while a U.S. soldier was killed in an ambush in the northern city of Mosul.
U.S. helicopter crashes a day after Polish major and two more Americans killed - 11/7/03 2:47 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An Army Black Hawk helicopter crashed Friday near the north-central city of Tikrit, the U.S. military said. The crash came a day after Poland suffered its first combat death since the aftermath of World War II and two American soldiers died in attacks near Baghdad and along the Syrian ...
U.S. helicopter crashes near northern city of Tikrit - 11/7/03 2:27 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. helicopter crashed Friday near the north-central city of Tikrit, soldiers and witnesses said.
Pentagon preparing biggest troop rotation since World War II - 11/7/03 1:58 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Army next year will undertake its largest series of troop rotations since World War II when it sends 85,000 new Army and Marine combat forces to Iraq to replace soldiers ending one-year tours.
Army says downed helicopter used its defensive systems against Iraqi missile - 11/7/03 1:52 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Army helicopter shot down over Iraq last weekend apparently had a last-second warning of an approaching missile and managed to launch flares designed to draw the heat-seeking missile away, a senior Army official said.

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