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Some Headlines Of Today

Saturday  January 17, 2004

Funeral held in Florida for Army pilot who was killed in Iraq helicopter crash - 1/17/04 8:14 PM
INVERNESS, Fla. (AP) -- Chief Warrant Officer Aaron Weaver survived cancer and the 1993 battle of Mogadishu, recounted in the movie "Black Hawk Down," and still he wanted to serve in Iraq. On Saturday, family and friends remembered the bravery of the 32-year-old Army pilot who never made it home.
Funeral to be held in Florida for Army pilot who was killed in Iraq helicopter crash - 1/17/04 5:22 PM
INVERNESS, Fla. (AP) -- Chief Warrant Officer Aaron Weaver survived cancer and the 1993 battle of Mogadishu, recounted in the movie "Black Hawk Down," and still he wanted to serve in Iraq. On Saturday, family and friends remembered the bravery of the 32-year-old Army pilot who never made it home.
U.S. to reduce troops in Iraq but not capacity to fight insurgents, says official - 1/17/04 3:59 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. troop rotation trimming forces by 20 percent in Iraq will replace heavy weaponry with high-tech, mobile fighting gear meant to counter the hit-and-run attacks of a changing enemy, a senior Army official said Saturday
U.S. death toll in Iraq reaches 500; Pennsylvania, Texas, California face most losses - 1/17/04 3:35 PM
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) -- Sandra Puello is strong for her children. But when they're at school and she's alone in her big new house in the Poconos, she inevitably thinks about her husband, and breaks down.
U.S. death toll reaches 500 as three soldiers killed in bombing north of Baghdad - 1/17/04 2:15 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- A powerful bomb exploded under a U.S. armored vehicle in the cane fields north of Baghdad on Saturday, killing three American soldiers and pushing the U.S. death toll in the Iraq conflict to 500.
U.S. to reduce troops in Iraq but not capacity to fight insurgents, says official - 1/17/04 2:14 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. troop rotation trimming forces by 20 percent in Iraq will replace heavy weaponry with high-tech, mobile fighting gear meant to counter the hit-and-run attacks of a changing enemy, a senior Army official said Saturday.
U.S. death toll in Iraq reaches 500; Pennsylvania, Texas, California face most losses - 1/17/04 2:03 PM
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) -- Sandra Puello is strong for her children. But when they're at school and she's alone in her big new house in the Poconos, she inevitably thinks about her husband, and breaks down.
Bush could face political fallout as U.S. death toll in Iraq reaches 500, analysts say - 1/17/04 1:50 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- With 500 Americans dead in the Iraq conflict, the mounting casualty toll that has made this the deadliest U.S. war since Vietnam could intensify criticism of the U.S. occupation and provide ammunition to Democrats seeking to take on President Bush in November.
Team of Japanese soldiers arrives in Kuwait to ready for Iraq mission - 1/17/04 12:45 PM
KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- Wearing dark suits and ties, more than 30 Japanese soldiers arrived in Kuwait on Saturday to prepare the way for a humanitarian mission in neighboring Iraq, despite controversy over the deployment at home.
Three U.S. soldiers killed north of Baghdad, military says, bringing total to 500 since war began - 1/17/04 10:34 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- The number of American service members who have died in the Iraq conflict since war started last March reached 500 Saturday after a roadside bomb exploded near Baghdad, killing three U.S. soldiers and two Iraqi civil defense troopers.
Deadliest attacks in Iraq since the war began on March 20 - 1/17/04 9:56 AM
A look at some of the deadliest days of attacks in Iraq since the war began March 20. President Bush declared major combat over on May 1.
Three U.S. service members killed in attack north of Baghdad, military says - 1/17/04 5:23 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- A roadside bomb detonated north of Baghdad on Saturday, killing three U.S. soldiers and two Iraqi civil defense troopers, a U.S. military spokesman said. The deaths bring to 500 the number of American service members who have died since the Iraq war began.
Five U.S. service members killed in attack north of Baghdad, CNN reports - 1/17/04 4:51 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Five U.S. service members were killed Saturday when a roadside bomb detonated north of Baghdad, CNN reported, citing sources in the U.S. 4th Infantry Division.
U.S. investigates alleged abuse of Iraq prisoners; Shiite cleric denounces power-transfer plan - 1/17/04 2:35 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The commander of U.S. forces in Iraq has ordered a criminal investigation into reports of abuse of prisoners at a coalition detention center. Meanwhile, a prominent Shiite cleric's aide denounced a U.S. plan to transfer power to Iraqis as a "hasty agreement" to boost President Bush's ...
Bremer seeks U.N. chief's advice on plan for Iraqi self-rule - 1/17/04 2:04 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Bush administration is reaching out to the United Nations to help settle a nagging dispute with Iraqi Shiite leaders about how to choose an interim government by July 1 so the United States can end its political control of postwar Iraq.
AP Interview: Army plans to cut back patrols, close some garrisons in Baghdad as handoff begins - 1/17/04 1:40 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. Army will cut back on the number of garrisons in Baghdad and conduct fewer armed patrols after the 1st Armored Division hands control of the capital to a fresh Army division and pulls out after a year in the country.

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