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Wednesday  December 3, 2003

U.N. inspectors plan possible long-term monitoring of Iraq's weapons despite U.S. ban - 12/3/03 9:49 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.N. weapons inspectors are planning for possible monitoring of Iraq's biological, chemical and missile programs despite being barred from the country by the United States, according to a report to the U.N. Security Council.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 12/3/03 4:45 PM
As of Wednesday, Dec. 3, 441 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 304 died as a result of hostile action and 137 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
Iraq's new Governing Council head is a Shiite cleric who opposes U.S. political blueprint - 12/3/03 3:48 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The new president of Iraq's Governing Council is a Shiite cleric and former militia leader who strongly objects to a key part of a U.S. plan to give sovereignty to Iraqis by July 1.
Iraqi fighters to form anti-guerrilla militia; U.S. troops capture Iraqi general, cleric's aide - 12/3/03 3:33 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi political parties and coalition authorities are discussing the creation of a 1,000-member militia to bolster the U.S. military's fight against a guerrilla insurgency, U.S. and Iraqi officials said Wednesday.
Bishops elect new leader of Chaldean Catholics - 12/3/03 3:21 PM
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- A Baghdad-based bishop was elected patriarch of Babylon, spiritual leader of the world's estimated 1 million Chaldean Catholics, the Vatican said on Wednesday.
Poll: Seven in 10 do not think Iraq war reduced threat of terrorism - 12/3/03 2:48 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With attacks increasing in Iraq and terrorists striking elsewhere in the region, a solid majority of Americans now say they do not think the war that topped Saddam Hussein has reduced the threat of terrorism, a poll says.
Looter-ravaged Baghdad natural history museum reopens _ minus exhibits - 12/3/03 1:35 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- When U.S. troops strode into the Iraq Museum of Natural History in June, they found a scene of destruction: Wires and light fixtures torn out, display cases crushed, and stuffed wolves and jackals carted off.
Iraqi council head demands direct vote for new legislature - 12/3/03 12:13 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The head of the Iraqi Governing Council renewed his demand Wednesday that a proposed transitional legislature be elected by Iraqi voters, a move opposed by U.S. occupation officials.
Poll: 7 in 10 do not think Iraq war reduced threat of terrorism - 12/3/03 10:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Seven in 10 Americans do not think the war in Iraq has reduced the threat of terrorism, according to a poll released Wednesday.
Poll: Growing number doesn't believe threat of terrorism reduced by Iraq war - 12/3/03 9:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A growing number of Americans, seven in 10, doesn't think the war in Iraq has reduced the threat of terrorism, according to a poll out Wednesday.
Iraqi villagers complain about U.S. raid - 12/3/03 8:30 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A massive U.S. raid in a northern Iraq village led to the arrests of 34 people and the confiscation of dozens of guns, the American military said Wednesday. Residents accused soldiers of excessive force.
U.S. forces stage massive raid, but fail to capture key Saddam ally - 12/3/03 6:57 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops arrested at least 20 insurgents in the north, but failed to capture a top ally of Saddam Hussein who has a $10 million bounty on his head and was the target of the raid.
Cleric joins opposition to new political plan for Iraq, but compromise may be possible - 12/3/03 3:07 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- A prominent cleric joined Iraq's top Shiite Muslim religious leader in demanding that a proposed transitional legislature be elected directly, throwing another obstacle into the path of a U.S.-sponsored political plan for Iraq.
Iraq's fast track to capitalism scares Baghdad's businessmen - 12/3/03 2:31 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Pity the Iraqi businessman.
U.N. judges question the role of plea bargains for war crimes - 12/3/03 2:07 AM
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- U.N. judges, handing down a tough 27-year sentence against a Bosnian Serb who pleaded guilty, raised a fundamental question: Are plea bargains appropriate for heinous war crimes?
Latest barrage of attacks testing resolve of America's allies in Iraq - 12/3/03 1:40 AM
VIENNA, Austria (AP) -- America's allies in Iraq, suddenly besieged by guerrilla attacks that until now targeted mostly U.S. forces, are also under fire at home from a public shaken by the mounting dangers.

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