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Some Headlines Of Today

Friday  February 20, 2004

Iraq's top Shiite cleric demands U.N. elections guarantees - 2/20/04 9:18 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's top Shiite cleric, who has insisted elections are necessary for a transfer of power on June 30, suggested he would accept a delay in voting but demanded U.N. guarantees that there will be no more postponements.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 2/20/04 5:20 PM
As of Friday, Feb. 20, 544 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 378 died as a result of hostile action and 166 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
Exploding posters, bombs in animal carcasses: Departing U.S. troops teach newcomers how to save their lives - 2/20/04 3:24 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- The new arrivals sat mostly in silence, watching the dangers flash by on the laptop: a Humvee destroyed by a roadside bomb, a mound of shrapnel-laced plastic explosives, a booby-trapped poster of Saddam Hussein.
Iraq's top Shiite cleric demands U.N. elections guarantees - 2/20/04 1:54 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's top Shiite cleric, who has insisted elections are necessary for a transfer of power on June 30, suggested he would accept a delay in voting but demanded U.N. guarantees that there will be no more postponements.
U.N. decision against early polls gets mixed response in Iraq - 2/20/04 9:48 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi politicians gave mixed reviews Friday to a U.N. recommendation against early elections but said they would await details before deciding how to form a new government to take power from the U.S.-led coalition after June 30.
US soldier killed in traffic accident in Iraq - 2/20/04 7:19 AM
BAGDHAD, Iraq (AP) -- An American soldier died Friday in a traffic accident close to the central Iraqi town of Balad, the U.S. military command said.
U.N. decision against early polls gets mixed response in Iraq - 2/20/04 5:28 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi politicians gave mixed reviews to a U.N. recommendation against early elections but said they would await the details before deciding how best to form a new government to take power from the U.S.-led coalition after June 30.
United States expects troops to remain in Iraq for years but has not worked out terms - 2/20/04 2:04 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- American officials say U.S. forces will be needed in Iraq long after a sovereign government is restored this summer, but they have yet to work out the terms of a continued presence.
U.S. troops happy to leave Iraq after nearly a year in the hot seat - 2/20/04 1:58 AM
ON A C-130 OVER IRAQ (AP) -- The throb of the engines of the C-130 Hercules is deafening, but the soldiers laugh and joke. A few nap. One soldier totes her unit's banner, a sure sign this is more than a temporary jaunt.

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