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Tuesday  January 13, 2004

A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 1/13/04 10:52 PM
As of Tuesday, Jan. 13, 495 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 343 died as a result of hostile action and 152 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
U.N. to send team to Baghdad to assess security for possible return, diplomats say - 1/13/04 6:38 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United Nations plans to send a small team to Baghdad to assess security conditions for a possible return of U.N. international staff who were ordered out of Iraq in October, U.N. diplomats said Tuesday.
U.S. may alter plans for Iraq transition after cleric's call for early elections - 1/13/04 5:49 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Bush administration is taking a fresh look at its plans to turn over power in Iraq by June 30.
U.S. helicopter shot down in Iraq; 3 Iraqis killed outside capital - 1/13/04 5:30 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Hostile fire brought down a U.S. Army Apache attack helicopter Tuesday, the third aircraft lost this month west of Baghdad. Coalition troops killed three Iraqis in restive cities outside the capital, relatives and police said.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 1/13/04 5:05 PM
As of Tuesday, Jan. 13, 495 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 343 died as a result of hostile action and 152 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
U.S. reports fewer guerrilla attacks and combat casualties since Saddam's capture - 1/13/04 4:46 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Guerrilla attacks on the 150,000 U.S.-led coalition soldiers in Iraq have dropped sharply since the Dec. 13 capture of Saddam Hussein, and the number of troops killed and wounded has plummeted as well.
Young cleric from southern city showcases Shiite power in post-Saddam Iraq - 1/13/04 4:37 PM
KUT, Iraq (AP) -- A 22-year-old Shiite cleric wields vast power in this impoverished Iraqi city, overseeing a network of social and security services, collecting taxes and even administering a court of law -- all independent of the U.S.-backed local government.
U.S.-led group testing mortar shells suspected of containing liquid blister agents - 1/13/04 3:10 PM
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A U.S.-led team Tuesday started a series of tests to determine whether a cluster of 36 mortar shells unearthed last week in southern Iraq contain a liquid blister agent, a Danish army official said.
U.S. helicopter shot down in Iraq; 3 Iraqis killed outside capital - 1/13/04 2:48 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Hostile fire brought down a U.S. Army Apache attack helicopter Tuesday, the third aircraft lost this month west of Baghdad. Coalition troops killed three Iraqis in restive cities outside the capital, relatives and police said.
Cleric's objections forces re-examination of plans for Iraq transition - 1/13/04 2:42 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's back to the drawing board for the Bush administration as it looks for an acceptable way to turn over power to Iraqis by the end of June.
Human rights group says U.S. military may have committed war crimes in Iraq - 1/13/04 2:36 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A top human rights group Tuesday accused the U.S. military of committing war crimes by demolishing homes of suspected insurgents and arresting the relatives of Iraqi fugitives.
AP NewsBreak: U.N. plans to send small team to Baghdad within two weeks, U.N. diplomats say - 1/13/04 12:53 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United Nations plans to send a small team to Baghdad within two weeks to assess security, U.N. diplomats told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
Cleric's objections forces re-examination of plans for Iraq transition - 1/13/04 12:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's back to the drawing board for the Bush administration as it looks for an acceptable way to turn over power to Iraqis by the end of June.
U.S. Army helicopter shot down in Iraq; hundreds demonstrate to protest woman's arrest - 1/13/04 11:55 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- An Army Apache attack helicopter was shot down Tuesday, the third downed in less than two weeks, though the crew escaped unharmed. Witnesses said Tuesday that U.S. troops killed four civilians in two incidents in which soldiers opened fire wildly after coming under attack.
U.S.-led group begins testing mortar shells suspected of containing liquid blister agents - 1/13/04 11:40 AM
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- An American-led group began testing 36 mortar shells unearthed last week in southern Iraq that may be filled with a liquid blister agent, Danish officials said Tuesday.
U.S. Army helicopter shot down in Iraq; hundreds demonstrate to protest woman's arrest - 1/13/04 10:52 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- An Army Apache attack helicopter was shot down Tuesday, the third downed in less than two weeks, though the crew escaped unharmed. U.S. troops reacting to attacks opened fire and killed four civilians, including a woman and a young boy, in separate incidents, witnesses said.
Cleric's demands, unrest in Shiite areas are ominous signs for U.S. in Iraq - 1/13/04 9:36 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The goodwill of Iraq's Shiite majority, so crucial to the success of U.S. policy, may be eroding. Strong opposition by a top Shiite cleric to key parts of a U.S. political blueprint for Iraq and the spread of violent protests in Shiite areas suggest a dangerous trend.
U.S.-led group begins testing mortar shells suspected of containing liquid blister agents - 1/13/04 9:03 AM
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- An American-led group began testing 36 mortar shells unearthed last week in southern Iraq that may be filled with a liquid blister agent, Danish officials said Tuesday.
Iraqis: U.S. troops kill child, driver after roadside bomb kills soldier; Second vehicle shooting this month - 1/13/04 6:59 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers opened fire at a car in Baghdad, killing the driver and a 10-year-old boy, moments after an Army vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb, relatives said Tuesday.
U.S. helicopter shot down west of Baghdad; crew safe - 1/13/04 6:42 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. Army Apache attack helicopter was shot down Tuesday near the western Iraqi town of Habbaniyah -- the third helicopter downed in the region in less than two weeks.
U.S. helicopter down west of Baghdad; no injuries reported - 1/13/04 5:49 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An Army helicopter went down Tuesday morning near the western town of Habbaniyah -- the third helicopter downed in the region in less than two weeks.
American troops kill driver, child after roadside bomb claims soldier's life - 1/13/04 5:34 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers opened fire at a car in the Iraqi capital, killing the driver and a 10-year-old boy, moments after an Army vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb, relatives said Tuesday.
Hundreds demonstrate in Iraqi city to protest woman's arrest - 1/13/04 5:23 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Chanting anti-American slogans, hundreds of people demonstrated Tuesday to protest the arrest of a young woman in Fallujah, the third Iraqi city to explode in public anger against the U.S.-led occupation in as many days.
U.S. officer: Coalition forces 'likely' killed four Iraqis in taxi - 1/13/04 4:18 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- Coalition forces "likely" shot and killed four Iraqi civilians, including a 7-year-old boy, in a taxi earlier this month, a senior U.S. Army officer said Tuesday.
Second Shiite city is rocked by job riots; U.S. death toll nears 500 - 1/13/04 2:57 AM
KUT, Iraq (AP) -- A second Shiite Muslim city was rocked by job riots in a sign of growing frustration in a region of Iraq considered friendly to Americans, while the U.S. death toll neared 500 after a soldier was killed in Baghdad.
Cleric's demands, unrest in Shiite areas are ominous signs for U.S. in Iraq - 1/13/04 1:35 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The goodwill of Iraq's Shiite majority, so crucial to the success of U.S. policy, may be eroding. Strong opposition by a top Shiite cleric to key parts of a U.S. political blueprint for Iraq and the spread of violent protests in Shiite areas suggest a dangerous trend.
Publisher of small newspaper guilty of spying on anti-Saddam dissidents - 1/13/04 1:17 AM
CHICAGO (AP) -- A suburban community newspaper publisher was convicted of spying on Iraqi exiles in this country for Saddam Hussein's intelligence service, a charge that could land him in prison for years.

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