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Thursday  January 29, 2004

McCain: Independent commission necessary to examine intelligence mistakes - 1/29/04 11:57 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Parting company with many of his fellow Republicans, Sen. John McCain said Thursday he wants an independent commission to take a sweeping look at recent intelligence failures.
McCain: Independent commission necessary to examine intelligence mistakes - 1/29/04 9:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Parting company with many of his fellow Republicans, Sen. John McCain said Thursday he wants an independent commission to take a sweeping look at recent intelligence failures.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 1/29/04 8:30 PM
As of Thursday, Jan. 29, 519 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 361 died as a result of hostile action and 158 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
Iraq elects new Olympic committee in first step toward letting its athletes compete - 1/29/04 8:05 PM
DUKAN, Iraq (AP) -- A former star athlete and defector was unanimously elected to head Iraq's Olympic committee Thursday, promising to sweep away "the painful past" of his predecessor, Saddam Hussein's son Odai, who reportedly tortured players when they displeased him.
U.N. assesses security situation in Iraq before dispatching staff - 1/29/04 8:05 PM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- The United Nations may gradually return international staff to Iraq once a security assessment finds the risk is manageable, a top U.N. official said Thursday.
U.S. commander says al-Qaida trying to get foothold in Iraq - 1/29/04 7:57 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The commander of U.S. forces in Iraq warned Thursday that Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida network was trying to gain a foothold here, citing the arrest of an operative who reported directly to one of the Sept. 11 masterminds.
New guidance to strengthen vehicles for Iraq prompted by units using homemade armor - 1/29/04 7:16 PM
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Responding to soldiers' fears of roadside bombs and sniper bullets in Iraq, the Pentagon has issued new guidelines on how military trucks and Humvees can be customized with homemade armor.
World Bank creates trust fund to handle Iraq aid projects - 1/29/04 7:04 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The World Bank on Thursday approved creation of a special fund to funnel reconstruction aid to Iraq. Officials insisted the country's uncertain security situation will not derail efforts to provide emergency assistance.
Iraq elects new Olympic committee in first step toward letting its athletes compete - 1/29/04 4:32 PM
DUKAN, Iraq (AP) -- A former star athlete and defector was unanimously elected to head Iraq's Olympic committee Thursday, promising to sweep away "the painful past" of his predecessor, Saddam Hussein's son Odai, who reportedly tortured players when they displeased him.
Iraqi foreign minister says Saddam's regime routinely bribed foreign officials with oil - 1/29/04 3:08 PM
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) -- Oil bribes to foreign officials and businesses were "standard practices" under Saddam Hussein's regime, Iraq's foreign minister said Thursday.
U.S. commander says al-Qaida trying to get foothold in Iraq - 1/29/04 2:22 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The commander of U.S. forces in Iraq warned Thursday that Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida network was trying to gain a foothold here, citing the arrest of an operative who reported directly to one of the Sept. 11 masterminds.
U.S. labor secretary encourages Iraqi women to "fight for the soul" of Iraq - 1/29/04 1:41 PM
HILLA, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. Labor Secretary Elaine Chao told Iraqi women Thursday that it's up to them take part in the political life of the new Iraq, rejecting the idea of setting up quotas for women.
Iraqi foreign minister: WMD could still be found, oil bribes 'standard practice' - 1/29/04 11:49 AM
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) -- Iraq's foreign minister warned Thursday that weapons of mass destruction could still be found in Iraq, but the search could take time because of the sophistication of Saddam Hussein's regime.
U.S. commander says al-Qaida trying to get foothold in Iraq - 1/29/04 10:57 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Osama bin Laden's terror network is seeking a foothold in Iraq as evidenced by the recent arrest of a top al-Qaida operative trying to enter northern Iraq, the commander of coalition forces said Thursday.
Iraq elects new Olympic committee in first step toward letting its athletes compete - 1/29/04 10:16 AM
DUKAN, Iraq (AP) -- A new Iraqi national Olympic committee was elected Thursday to replace one headed by Saddam Hussein's brutal son Odai, a first step toward letting its athletes compete in the Summer Olympics.
Democrats, Republicans find support in Kay's words - 1/29/04 9:25 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The man who led the CIA's search for banned weapons in Iraq entered the politically charged debate over President Bush's decision to go to war, suggesting an independent inquiry into exaggerated intelligence estimates of Saddam Hussein's fighting capability.
Iraq elects new Olympic committee in first step toward letting its athletes compete - 1/29/04 8:07 AM
DUKAN, Iraq (AP) -- A new Iraqi national Olympic committee was elected Thursday as a first step toward letting Iraqi athletes compete in the Summer Olympics.
U.S. commander says arrest of Hassan Ghul shows al-Qaida seeking foothold in Iraq - 1/29/04 6:23 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The arrest of top al-Qaida operative Hassan Ghul shows that the terrorist network is seeking to establish a foothold in Iraq, a U.S. commander said Thursday.
Roadside bomb in central Iraq city wounds five civilians; large Shiite protest in south - 1/29/04 3:52 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A roadside bomb exploded Thursday in a central Iraqi city, wounding five Iraqis, a day after thousands of Shiite Muslims protested in the south to demand the U.S.-appointed provincial governor's resignation.
Violence and hope define Iraq's journey to democratic rule - 1/29/04 3:14 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- It was barely light when a suicide bomber struck the Shaheen Hotel. By lunchtime, women, sheiks and clerics had gathered in another hotel not far away to discuss the political future of their nation.
Army chief foresees possibility of keeping soldiers in Iraq through 2006 - 1/29/04 2:57 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Army's top general told Congress he is planning for the possibility of being required to rotate a large force in and out of Iraq for another three years.
Roadside bomb wounds five Iraqis in volatile city of Baqouba - 1/29/04 1:47 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A roadside bomb exploded Thursday in a central Iraqi city in the volatile Sunni Triangle, wounding five people, police said.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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