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Some Headlines Of Today

Wednesday  December 24, 2003

Baghdad Sheraton struck twice by rebel rockets; bombings kill U.S. soldiers, Iraqi civilians - 12/24/03 11:27 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A roadside bomb exploded north of Baghdad on Wednesday, killing three U.S. soldiers in the deadliest attack on Americans since Saddam Hussein's capture. Christmas morning, a rebel rocket shattered windows on a Baghdad hotel filled with Western contractors and journalists.
Mortar shell explodes off Baghdad Sheraton; bombings kill U.S. soldiers, Iraqi civilians - 12/24/03 10:52 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A roadside bomb exploded north of Baghdad on Wednesday, killing three U.S. soldiers in the deadliest attack on Americans since Saddam Hussein's capture. Hours later, guerrillas fired a mortar shell that hit an upper floor of a Baghdad hotel filled with Western contractors and journali ...
Explosions rock central Baghdad, sirens wail - 12/24/03 10:33 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Several large explosions and gunfire were heard in central Baghdad before dawn on Christmas Day. Sirens wailed in the so-called Green Zone, the headquarters of the U.S.-led coalition that oversees Iraq.
After two weeks of searching, drowned soldier returns home with his comrades - 12/24/03 6:25 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- It was almost midnight on Dec. 10 when Staff Sgt. Aaron Reese stood up in his patrol boat, lost his balance and fell overboard. As Reese was swept away by the turgid Tigris River, his patrol mate, Spc. Todd Bates, plunged in to rescue him.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 12/24/03 5:26 PM
As of Wednesday, Dec. 24, 464 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 317 died as a result of hostile action and 147 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
Correction: U.S. military show in Iraq - 12/24/03 4:34 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- In a Dec. 16 story about a U.S. military show at Baghdad International Airport, The Associated Press, relying on information from a U.S. Army officer, reported erroneously that actress Shannon Tweed was a featured performer.
Sheiks in Saddam's old power base edge toward cooperation with U.S. forces - 12/24/03 4:11 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- With Saddam Hussein in captivity, some tribal elders from his old power base are showing greater willingness to work with Iraq's American occupiers, realizing they must carve out a new political role for the Sunni Muslim minority that long ruled the country.
American TV personality David Letterman makes Christmas Eve visit to U.S. troops in Baghdad - 12/24/03 3:29 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Joking with wounded soldiers and rattling off a `Top 10' list for the desert-weary, talk show host David Letterman dropped in Wednesday for a Christmas Eve visit with U.S. troops in Baghdad.
Helicopter gunships and artillery bombard area of southwest Baghdad; roadside bombing kills three U.S. soldiers - 12/24/03 2:04 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. jets backed an artillery bombardment aimed at insurgents in southwest Baghdad on Wednesday, as a string of separate bombings killed six civilians and three American soldiers in Iraq.
Big explosion rocks south-central Baghdad; firefight ensues - 12/24/03 12:53 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An explosion rocked central Baghdad on Wednesday night, and a U.S. soldier said it was a rocket-propelled grenade that narrowly missed the Sheraton Ishtar Hotel.
Explosion rocks central Baghdad; firefight ensues - 12/24/03 12:34 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A huge explosion rocked central Baghdad on Wednesday night, quickly followed by a firefight.
Helicopter gunships and artillery bombard area of southwest Baghdad; roadside bombing kills U.S. soldiers - 12/24/03 11:02 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. jets backed an artillery bombardment aimed at insurgents in southwest Baghdad on Wednesday, as troops raided homes and arrested a Sunni sheik said to be close to Iraq's most wanted man. A string of separate bombings killed six civilians and three American soldiers.
Roadside bomb in Iraq kills three American soldiers - 12/24/03 8:24 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A roadside bomb exploded north of Baghdad on Wednesday, killing three American soldiers, the U.S. military said.
Helicopter gunships and artillery bombard area of southwest Baghdad - 12/24/03 6:31 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. helicopter gunships backed an artillery bombardment aimed at insurgents in southwest Baghdad on Wednesday, as troops raided homes and arrested a Sunni sheik said to be close to the most wanted man in Iraq.
Christmas in Baghdad comes amid celebration and fear - 12/24/03 1:54 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Buoyed by the capture of Saddam Hussein, U.S. troops began Christmas celebrations even as Iraqi Christians prepared for a low-key holiday -- many congregations delaying midnight services until daybreak amid worries of violence.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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