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Some Headlines Of Today

Sunday  December 7, 2003

A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 12/7/03 4:39 PM
As of Friday, Dec. 5, 443 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 306 died as a result of hostile action and 137 died of non-hostile causes, the department said. The department did not provide an update Sunday.
Fly-borne skin disease afflicts U.S. troops in Iraq - 12/7/03 3:59 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The Army's 101st Airborne Division has sent 20 soldiers to Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington for treatment for a skin disease transmitted by bites from sand flies in Iraq, the military said.
Power struggle in Hillah underscores delicacy of Iraq's political transformation - 12/7/03 3:18 PM
HILLAH, Iraq (AP) -- Sitting at his desk, the governor pulls out a photograph of the corpse of a brother -- red marks around his neck -- who was executed by Saddam Hussein's regime. He displays another of himself, walking with Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld in Iraq in September.
Card dismisses questions over prewar intelligence as `moot' - 12/7/03 1:53 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush's chief of staff dismissed as "a moot point" any lingering question about whether Bush relied on faulty intelligence to justify the invasion of Iraq.
Iraqi guerrillas attack American patrol, killing one soldier; bomb damages freight train - 12/7/03 12:19 PM
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents attacked a U.S. military patrol in northern Iraq on Sunday, killing one soldier and wounding two, the U.S. military said. A bomb also was detonated on a railway, derailing half the carriages on a freight train but causing no injuries.
U.S. soldiers take soft-tough approach in Saddam's hometown - 12/7/03 12:09 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- When somebody makes trouble in Saddam Hussein's gritty hometown, the U.S. military calls in Army Capt. Daryl Carter -- a tough-talking ex-prison guard.
Rumsfeld suspects number of Iraqi security needed to replace Americans might be understated - 12/7/03 12:02 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said he wants senior commanders in Iraq to consider whether the Pentagon underestimated how many U.S.-trained Iraqi security forces would be needed before a sovereign Iraqi government can take over next summer.
Guerrillas attack American patrol in northern Iraq, killing one soldier - 12/7/03 5:34 AM
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents attacked a U.S. military patrol in northern Iraq on Sunday, killing one soldier and wounding two others, the U.S. military said.
Rumsfeld considers increasing Iraqi security forces - 12/7/03 3:44 AM
SHANNON, Ireland (AP) -- Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Sunday he is questioning whether Iraq might need more U.S.-trained Iraqi security forces before sovereignty is restored next summer than the United States currently has planned.
Japanese defense chief says troops necessary in Iraq for humanitarian work - 12/7/03 1:02 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's defense chief, arguing Sunday in support of a widely opposed troop dispatch to Iraq, said Tokyo's mission was humanitarian but that only the military was sufficiently equipped to carry it out.

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