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Some Headlines Of Today

Wednesday  March 17, 2004

Two U.S. soldiers killed, six wounded in mortar attack in Iraq - 3/17/04 11:59 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Mortars fired at a U.S. base near Baghdad killed two American soldiers and wounded six others, the military said Thursday.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 3/17/04 10:20 PM
As of Wednesday, March 17, 564 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 385 died as a result of hostile action and 179 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
Annan is talking to Security Council about possibly expanding oil-for-food investigation - 3/17/04 8:46 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A U.N. probe into allegations that Saddam Hussein reaped millions of dollars from a U.N. aid program might be expanded, officials said Wednesday.
Congress-Iraq-Resolution - 3/17/04 8:00 PM
Key language of a resolution approved by the House Wednesday marking the first anniversary of the U.S. military effort in Iraq
House Iraq resolution turns into partisan debate - 3/17/04 7:59 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House on Wednesday approved a simple four-point resolution praising U.S. troops and the Iraqi people on the first anniversary of the war in Iraq, but only after a raucous debate over whether the war was warranted and had made the world a safer place.
Woman accused of acting as Iraqi agent says she's done nothing wrong - 3/17/04 6:00 PM
TAKOMA PARK, Md. (AP) -- A woman accused of acting as a paid Iraqi intelligence agent said Wednesday she is misunderstood and was only trying to help prevent a war in Iraq.
Pentagon to withhold up to $300 million from Halliburton because of possible overcharging - 3/17/04 5:26 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon plans to withhold about $300 million in payments to Halliburton Co. because of possible overcharging for meals served to troops in Iraq and Kuwait, defense officials said Wednesday.
Car bomb destroys five-story hotel in central Baghdad; at least 27 dead, 41 wounded - 3/17/04 5:20 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A thunderous car bomb tore apart a five-story hotel catering to foreigners in the heart of Baghdad on Wednesday night, killing 27 people and showing the continued vulnerability of civilians to terror attacks just days before the anniversary of the start of the Iraq war.
Bush administration promises perseverance on ground in Iraq despite attack - 3/17/04 4:09 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House pledged Wednesday not to let a new, deadly attack in Iraq deter the United States from working toward democracy there.
Car bomb destroys five-story hotel in central Baghdad; at least 27 dead, 41 wounded - 3/17/04 4:04 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A thunderous car bomb shattered a five-story hotel housing foreigners in central Baghdad on Wednesday night, killing 27 people and leaving a jagged, 20-foot-wide crater just days before the anniversary of the start of the Iraq war.
Polls suggest public divided on Iraq a year after war began - 3/17/04 2:41 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A year after the start of the Iraq war, the American public is divided over how much the United States government should spend in Iraq and on what will happen if U.S. troops leave, polls found.
House Iraq resolution turns into partisan debate - 3/17/04 2:38 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A four-paragraph resolution praising U.S. troops and the Iraqi people on the first anniversary of the war in Iraq turned into a partisan brawl on the House floor Wednesday, with Democrats saying the Republican-written measure was aimed at endorsing President Bush's policies.
Deadly bomb attacks in Iraq since war began March 20 - 3/17/04 2:13 PM
Some of the deadly bombing attacks in Iraq since the fall of Saddam Hussein in a U.S.-led invasion last year.
Bomb blast destroys central Baghdad hotel, killing at least 27 - 3/17/04 1:40 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A huge car bomb destroyed a five-story hotel in central Baghdad on Wednesday night, killing at least 27 people and wounding 41 others, Iraqi police and the U.S. military said.
Bomb blast destroys central Baghdad hotel; Iraqi police say at least 10 killed - 3/17/04 1:36 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A huge car bomb destroyed a five-story hotel in central Baghdad on Wednesday night, killing at least 27 people and wounding 41 others, Iraqi police and the U.S. military said.
Explosion destroys hotel in central Baghdad; Iraqi police say up to 10 killed - 3/17/04 1:07 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A huge explosion destroyed a hotel in central Baghdad on Wednesday night, killing as many as 10 people, Iraqi police said.
Explosion destroys hotel in central Baghdad; as many as 10 killed - 3/17/04 1:03 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A large explosion destroyed a hotel in central Baghdad on Wednesday night, killing up to 10 people, Iraqi police said. A U.S. soldier at the scene said the damage was consistent with that of a car bomb.
Huge fire burns after explosion destroys hotel in central Baghdad - 3/17/04 12:50 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A large explosion destroyed a hotel in central Baghdad on Wednesday night, and rescuers pulled bodies from the rubble. Witnesses said it was a bomb blast.
Explosion destroys hotel in central Baghdad; bodies pulled from rubble - 3/17/04 12:46 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A large explosion destroyed a hotel in central Baghdad on Wednesday night, and rescuers pulled bodies from the rubble. Witnesses said it was a bomb blast.
Iraq invites U.N. team to return to Iraq - 3/17/04 12:19 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The Iraqi Governing Council asked the United Nations on Wednesday for help putting together a new government, a council spokesman said.
Explosion heard in central Baghdad - 3/17/04 12:19 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A large explosion was heard in central Baghdad on Wednesday. Heavy smoke rose behind a central square.
WASHINGTON TODAY: Cleric is wild card as United States looks to Iraq handover deadline - 3/17/04 12:12 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States is adamant it wants to hand over political control to Iraqis on July 1. Most Iraqi leaders are adamant they want to take control then. The big question is how committed Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Husseini al-Sistani is to that day.
U.S. and Iraqi forces launch operation across Baghdad to hunt for insurgents and illegal weapons - 3/17/04 11:58 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. and Iraqi military forces launched a large operation Wednesday to weed out insurgents and seize illegal weapons, with troops, helicopters and armored vehicles raiding a suspected arms market in the capital.
U.S. and Iraqi forces launch operation across Baghdad to hunt for insurgents and illegal weapons - 3/17/04 10:09 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. and Iraqi military forces launched a big operation Wednesday to weed out insurgents and seize illegal weapons, with troops, helicopters and armored vehicles raiding a suspected arms market in the capital.
U.S. and Iraqi forces launch massive operation across Baghdad to hunt for insurgents and illegal weapons - 3/17/04 5:27 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. and Iraqi military forces launched a big operation in Baghdad to weed out insurgents and capture illegal weapons on Wednesday with troops, helicopters and armored vehicles raiding suspected rebel hideouts.
WASHINGTON TODAY: Cleric is wild card as United States looks to Iraq handover deadline - 3/17/04 5:27 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States is adamant it wants to hand over political control to Iraqis on July 1. Most Iraqi leaders are adamant they want to take control then. The big question is how committed Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Husseini al-Sistani is to that day.
U.S. and Iraqi forces launch massive operation across Baghdad to hunt for insurgents and illegal weapons - 3/17/04 3:36 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. and Iraqi military forces backed by helicopters and armored vehicles launched a big operation in Baghdad on Wednesday, raiding suspected rebel hideouts in an effort to weed out insurgents and capture illegal weapons.
US-Iraqi Cleric-Glance - 3/17/04 1:55 AM
At three key junctures, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Husseini al-Sistani has stepped into Iraq's political process, each time forcing the U.S. coalition now running Iraq to revise or delay its plans.
WASHINGTON TODAY: Cleric is wild card as United States looks to Iraq handover deadline - 3/17/04 1:50 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States is adamant it wants to hand over political control to Iraqis on July 1. The Iraqis are adamant they want to take control then. The big question is how committed Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Husseini al-Sistani is to that day.
Annan says U.N. watchdog has begun investigating allegations that Saddam reaped millions - 3/17/04 1:19 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Kofi Annan said the U.N. watchdog has begun an investigation of allegations that former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein reaped millions of dollars from the U.N. oil-for-food humanitarian program.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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