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Thursday  January 8, 2004

U.S. forces in Iraq launch raid in Tikrit, arrest 13 men wanted in attacks on coalition troops - 1/8/04 11:44 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers on Thursday launched one of the biggest raids since the end of the American-led war, arresting 13 Iraqis suspected of attacks against coalition forces in Saddam Hussein's hometown.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 1/8/04 11:21 PM
As of Thursday, Jan. 8, 485 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 333 died as a result of hostile action and 152 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
U.S. forces conduct huge raid operation in Tikrit, arrest 13 men wanted in connection with attacks on coalition troops - 1/8/04 10:42 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers launched one of the biggest raids since the American-led war was launched late Thursday, arresting 13 Iraqis wanted for bombing or shooting at coalition forces in Saddam Hussein's hometown.
Governing Council members and Kurdish parties meet to discuss federalism - 1/8/04 7:27 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Members of the Iraqi Governing Council met Thursday the leaders of the main Kurdish parties to discuss the sensitive issue of federalism which the Kurds hope will solidify their autonomy in Kurdish areas of the north.
U.N. has specific goals about possible role in Iraq, officials say - 1/8/04 7:13 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United Nations has specific ideas about what role it might play in Iraq's transition to self-rule, but wants to hear from the U.S.-led coalition and Iraqi leaders at a Jan. 19 meeting before deciding whether to return to the country, officials said Thursday.
Carnegie Endowment criticizes administration's public assessments of Iraq dangers - 1/8/04 6:55 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State Colin Powell acknowledged Thursday that he had seen no "smoking gun, concrete evidence" of ties between Saddam Hussein and the al-Qaida terror network, but insisted that Iraq had had dangerous weapons and needed to be disarmed by force.
Military begins huge rotation of forces in Iraq and Afghanistan - 1/8/04 6:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The military has begun a rotation of forces in Iraq and Afghanistan that amounts to the largest movement of American troops in decades, Army officials said Thursday.
Promised release of Iraqis creates chaos, anger at U.S. outside prison - 1/8/04 4:35 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Hundreds of Iraqis waited for hours outside a Baghdad prison Thursday in hopes their relatives would be included in a much-publicized release. About 80 men were freed, but U.S. officials said they weren't part of the amnesty, and most Iraqi families left disappointed and angry at Amer ...
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 1/8/04 4:29 PM
As of Thursday, Jan. 8, 485 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 333 died as a result of hostile action and 152 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
Nine killed when U.S. helicopter crashes near Fallujah; U.S. transport plane hit but lands safely - 1/8/04 4:21 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- A Black Hawk medivac helicopter, clearly marked with a red cross, crashed Thursday after a witness said it was hit by a rocket, killing all nine U.S. soldiers aboard. In Baghdad, a C-5 transport plane with 63 passengers and crew limped safely back to the airport after being struck by ...
Nine killed when U.S. helicopter crashes near Fallujah; U.S. transport plane hit but lands safely - 1/8/04 3:51 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- A Black Hawk medivac helicopter crashed Thursday after a witness saw a rocket hit its tail, killing all nine U.S. soldiers aboard. In Baghdad, a C-5 transport plane with 63 passengers and crew limped safely back to the airport after it was struck by hostile fire.
Carnegie Endowment criticizes administration's public assessments of Iraq dangers - 1/8/04 3:17 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State Colin Powell acknowledged Thursday that he had seen no "smoking gun, concrete evidence" of ties between Saddam Hussein and the al-Qaida terror network, but insisted that Iraq had had dangerous weapons and needed to be disarmed by force.
U.S. helicopter crashes near Fallujah, killing nine; U.S. transport plane hit but lands safely - 1/8/04 2:00 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. Black Hawk medivac helicopter crashed Thursday near this stronghold of the anti-American insurgency, killing all nine soldiers aboard, the U.S. military said. A witness said the helicopter, which bore red crosses, was hit in the tail by a rocket.
U.S. helicopter crashes near Fallujah; nine killed - 1/8/04 11:27 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. Black Hawk medivac helicopter crashed Thursday near this stronghold of the anti-American insurgency, killing all nine soldiers aboard, the U.S. military said. A witness said the helicopter was hit in the tail by a rocket.
Think Tank criticizes Bush administration public assessments of dangers posed by Iraqi weapons - 1/8/04 11:14 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Iraq posed no imminent threat to the United States and there was no solid evidence that President Saddam Hussein was cooperating with the al-Qaida terror network, a private thinktank maintained Thursday.
Iraqis wait in vain for release of detainees - 1/8/04 10:06 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Hundreds of angry Iraqis gathered outside Baghdad's infamous Abu Ghraib prison, waiting for a release of detainees that the U.S.-led coalition promised would happen Thursday.
U.S. helicopter crashes near Fallujah; nine killed - 1/8/04 9:17 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. Black Hawk medivac helicopter crashed Thursday near a stronghold of the anti-American insurgency, killing all nine soldiers aboard, the U.S. military said.
U.S. helicopter goes down near Fallujah, eight killed including four soldiers - 1/8/04 7:38 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. Black Hawk helicopter went down in Iraq on Thursday, and all eight people on board were killed, a U.S. military spokeswoman said.
Families of Iraq prisoners wait outside prison ahead inmate release promised by U.S. - 1/8/04 7:18 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Hundreds of angry Iraqis waited outside Baghdad's infamous Abu Ghraib prison Thursday for the promised release of prisoners detained in the insurgency. One U.S. soldier died of injuries suffered in a mortar attack that wounded 33 other troops and one civilian.
Families of Iraq prisoners wait outside prison ahead of expected inmate release - 1/8/04 5:01 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Dozens of Iraqis gathered outside Baghdad's infamous Abu Ghraib prison Thursday for the first wave of prisoner releases promised by U.S. authorities as a goodwill gesture amid complaints of unjust arrests by coalition forces.
Iraqis putting new pressure on U.N. ahead of Jan. 19 meeting to return international staff - 1/8/04 3:15 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Iraqi leaders preparing for the country's transition to self-rule are putting new pressure on the United Nations to return international staff to the country and take a leading role as U.S. occupation authorities turn over power.
U.S. military says one soldier killed, 34 wounded in mortar attack - 1/8/04 2:29 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Anti-American insurgents fired mortar rounds at a military camp, killing one American soldier and wounding 34 others, the U.S. command said
Militias said to represent threat to civil order but fill a power vacuum - 1/8/04 2:23 AM
KUFA, Iraq (AP) -- When the gasoline supplies ran low here, tempers got short and the lines at filling stations grew long. Angry motorists brawled with police until a private militia run by a Shiite religious leader restored order.
Iraq's north, peaceful and pro-American, fears arrival of chaos and violence - 1/8/04 2:21 AM
SULAIMANIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- Women chat on cell phones and stroll the boulevards after dark. Traffic flows along clean-swept streets lined with construction sites and brightly lit liquor stores.
U.S. soldiers balk at staying another year in Iraq for $10,000 bonus - 1/8/04 1:53 AM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- At a checkpoint on the barren plain east of Baqouba, word of a new U.S. Army plan to pay soldiers up to $10,000 to re-enlist evoked laughter from a few bored-looking troopers.

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