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Friday  November 14, 2003

U.S. military steps up campaign against insurgents, leading cleric urges more democracy - 11/14/03 11:35 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops stepped up their campaign against Iraqi insurgents Friday, killing seven people preparing to attack a U.S. base, while two Americans were killed by guerrillas. Meanwhile, reports said that the United States was prepared to grant Iraqi independence by June.
Rumsfeld says test in Iraq is `Who's going to outlast the other?' - 11/14/03 10:18 PM
TOKYO (AP) -- Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Friday that guerrillas in Iraq have remained a deadly threat to the technologically superior Americans by studying the way U.S. troops fight. The final test, he said, will be, "Who's going to outlast the other?"
U.S. military steps up campaign against insurgents, leading cleric urges more democracy - 11/14/03 8:29 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops stepped up their campaign against Iraqi insurgents Friday, killing seven people preparing to attack a U.S. base and dropping satellite-guided bombs, the military said. Elsewhere, rebels killed an American contractor and a soldier.
U.S. military steps up campaign against insurgents, leading cleric urges more democracy - 11/14/03 6:42 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops stepped up their campaign against Iraqi insurgents Friday, killing seven people preparing to attack a U.S. base and dropping satellite-guided bombs, the military said. Elsewhere, rebels killed an American contractor and a soldier.
Army says no punishment planned for soldier-mother - 11/14/03 5:53 PM
DENVER (AP) -- A soldier who refused to return to Iraq so she could care for her children will not be punished, the Army said Friday.
After terror attack in Iraq, wounded Italians return home - 11/14/03 5:34 PM
ROME (AP) -- A military plane flew home a first group of wounded troops Friday after a suicide bombing that tore apart an Italian base in Iraq this week and killed 18 Italians -- a strike that horrified Italians, whose military had previously been spared bloodshed there.
A look at U.S. daily deaths in Iraq - 11/14/03 5:29 PM
As of Friday, Nov. 14, 399 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
Another problem in Iraq: How to make sure those reconstruction billions aren't lost - 11/14/03 5:25 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As if preparing Iraq for a transfer of political power hasn't created enough problems, here is another one for the United States: ensuring that $20 billion in reconstruction aid doesn't vanish in the rush.
Portuguese journalists attacked in Iraq, one wounded, another kidnapped - 11/14/03 4:54 PM
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Gunmen opened fire on jeeps carrying Portuguese journalists in southern Iraq on Friday, wounding one reporter and kidnapping another, officials said.
New Chaldean archbishop of Kirkuk ordained - 11/14/03 4:51 PM
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- Louis Sako was ordained Friday as the Chaldean Catholic archbishop of the northern city of Kirkuk in a ceremony that featured hymns, Bible verses and prayers for peace.
Iraqi orchestra moves into new home, practices for U.S. concert - 11/14/03 3:39 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- They persevered through wars and dictatorship, the looting and burning of concert halls. Now the musicians of the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra are trying recapture a bit of normal life, settling into a new home and practicing for a concert in the United States.
Bush says U.S. troops likely to remain in Iraq for some time - 11/14/03 2:27 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S.-led coalition is trying to speed the transfer of political power to the Iraqi people, but American peacekeeping troops will remain in Iraq "until the job is done," President Bush said Friday.
Rumsfeld says test in Iraq is `Who's going to outlast the other?' - 11/14/03 2:27 PM
TOKYO (AP) -- Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Friday that guerrillas in Iraq have remained a deadly threat to the technologically superior Americans by studying the way U.S. troops fight. The final test, he said, will be, "Who's going to outlast the other?"
Grand Ayatollah says Iraqis are becoming suspicious about intentions of coalition, calls for elections - 11/14/03 2:17 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqis are becoming suspicious of coalition forces because no elections have been held since the fall of Saddam Hussein, a senior Shiite Muslim cleric warned Friday.
Bush acknowledges protests likely in London, but 'war on terror goes on' - 11/14/03 11:49 AM
LONDON (AP) -- President Bush told British media he understands the feelings of opponents of the Iraq war who are planning a large protest during his visit to Britain next week -- but he said neither marchers nor violence in Iraq will deflect him.
US troops likely to remain in Iraq for some time, officials say - 11/14/03 11:36 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. occupiers may begin transferring power back to the Iraqi people soon, but American peacekeeping troops will remain in Iraq for some time, Bush administration officials say.
U.S. contractor and two soldiers killed in Baghdad attacks; U.S. Apache kills seven guerrillas preparing rocket attack - 11/14/03 11:30 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen killed a U.S. civilian contractor and a roadside bomb left two soldiers dead, while an Apache helicopter killed seven guerrillas thought to be preparing a rocket attack on an American base, the military said Friday.
Gunmen kill U.S. contractor; U.S. Apache kills seven guerrillas preparing rocket attack - 11/14/03 10:44 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen killed a U.S. civilian contractor and injured another north of Baghdad, while U.S. Apache helicopter fire killed seven people suspected of preparing a rocket attack on an American base near Tikrit, the military said Friday.
U.S. general treads carefully as he fights insurgency in Sunni heartland - 11/14/03 10:14 AM
RAMADI, Iraq (AP) -- The tribal sheiks in Anbar had a clear message for Maj. Gen. Charles H. Swannack Jr. -- the detention of Iraqi women is only creating new enemies for America.
Ahead of stormy visit to Britain, Bush says Britons' sacrifices in Iraq not in vain - 11/14/03 9:27 AM
LONDON (AP) -- President Bush told British media that their country's sacrificies in Iraq have not been in vain as he prepared his message for a visit next week to Britain, where he will face bitter protests against the Iraq war.
Gunmen kill U.S. contractor; U.S. Apache kills seven guerrillas preparing rocket attack - 11/14/03 8:21 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen killed a U.S. civilian contractor and injured another north of Baghdad, while an Apache helicopter killed seven people suspected of preparing a rocket attack on a U.S. base near Tikrit, the military said Friday.
Even with quicker power transfer in Iraq, U.S. forces won't pull out any sooner, officials say - 11/14/03 8:18 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. occupiers may begin transferring power back to the Iraqi people at any time, but the speeded-up change in authority doesn't mean American troops will leave the country any sooner, Bush administration officials say.
Three U.S. soldiers accused of abusing Iraqi POWS to face arraignment hearing in Kuwait - 11/14/03 8:01 AM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- U.S. military prosecutors in Kuwait on Saturday will formally charge three American soldiers from Pennsylvania with abusing Iraqi prisoners of war, a U.S. Army spokesman said Friday.
Three U.S. soldiers accused of abusing Iraqi POWS to face arraignment hearing Saturday in Kuwait - 11/14/03 8:00 AM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- U.S. military prosecutors have decided to prosecute three American soldiers from Pennsylvania on charges of abusing Iraqi prisoners of war, a U.S. Army spokesman said Friday.
U.S. civilian contractor killed, another wounded by pro-Saddam gunmen in Iraq - 11/14/03 6:35 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- Suspected insurgents raked a convoy with automatic gunfire, killing a U.S. civilian contractor and wounding another American, a U.S. military official said Friday.
Iraqi Governing Council may not adhere to U.S. power transfer plan, member says - 11/14/03 5:02 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's Governing Council will study Washington's proposals for a speedier transfer of power but won't necessarily agree with the details, a member said Friday, while U.S. forces were hit by another attack in Baghdad.
Japan to send military survey team to Iraq soon - 11/14/03 3:37 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- After postponing a decision to send troops to Iraq, Japan's defense chief said Friday that a military fact-finding team would leave soon for the country to assess postwar security.
U.S. general treads carefully as he fights insurgency in Sunni heartland - 11/14/03 3:33 AM
RAMADI, Iraq (AP) -- The tribal sheiks in Anbar had a clear message for Maj. Gen. Charles H. Swannack Jr. -- the detention of innocent Iraqis is only creating new enemies for America.
Airport volunteers give warm welcome to troops returning from Iraq for R&R - 11/14/03 3:28 AM
LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) -- The young soldiers arriving from Iraq for two weeks' R&R have become a familiar sight at Baltimore-Washington International Airport since the military launched its leave program Sept. 26.
Reports: Japan expected to send military survey team to Iraq this weekend - 11/14/03 12:30 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- After postponing a decision to send troops to Iraq, Japan is debating whether to send a military team to the country's southwest to assess security there, newspapers reported Friday.

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