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Some Headlines Of Today

Friday  March 19, 2004 *1 Year Since Start Of This War

Annan decides on independent probe into alleged corruption in oil-for-food program - 3/19/04 9:00 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Kofi Annan sought Security Council approval Friday for an independent investigation into alleged corruption in the Iraq oil-for-food program.
Maverick lawmaker accepts damages over newspaper claims he accepted Iraqi money - 3/19/04 7:56 PM
LONDON (AP) -- Outspoken British lawmaker George Galloway accepted undisclosed damages and a public apology from the Christian Science Monitor newspaper Friday over an article it published alleging that he took money from Saddam Hussein's Iraqi regime.
Report: Senior al-Qaida figure claims responsibility for Baghdad hotel bombing - 3/19/04 7:12 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- An Arabic newspaper published a purported claim of responsibility Friday from al-Qaida for this week's bombing of a Baghdad hotel which killed seven people and wounded 35.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 3/19/04 5:34 PM
As of Friday, March 19, 2004, 568 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq a year ago, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 385 died as a result of hostile action and 183 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
Polish president reassures Bush he won't pull troops from Iraq ahead of schedule - 3/19/04 4:17 PM
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- President Aleksander Kwasniewski reassured President Bush on Friday that Polish troops will stay in Iraq "as long as needed," a day after suggesting they might leave months early.
Polish president reassures Bush on Iraq troops - 3/19/04 3:18 PM
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- President Aleksander Kwasniewski reassured President Bush on Friday that Polish troops will stay in Iraq "as long as needed," a day after suggesting they might leave months early.
Return to Iraq weighs on troops just home from war - 3/19/04 2:14 PM
FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) -- In many ways, Staff Sgt. John Teasley still feels like he just got home.
Two U.S. Marines die in combat in Iraq; Powell says nations can't 'run and hide' from terrorists - 3/19/04 1:45 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents killed two U.S. Marines in western Iraq, the military said Friday, and an Iraqi journalist allegedly shot by American troops in Baghdad died of his wounds.
Night patrol in Baghdad brings surprises, but limited success - 3/19/04 1:44 PM
A squad from B Company, 2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment went on patrol on Feb. 28 with a platoon from the Iraq Civil Defense Force. A reporter kept a log, minute by minute
A year later, U.S. combat troops deep into nation-building while fighting unfinished war - 3/19/04 1:43 PM
EDITOR'S NOTE: Associated Press correspondent Chris Tomlinson and photographer John Moore entered Baghdad with American soldiers last April. They returned almost a year later to report on how the U.S. military is coping.
Polish leader tells Bush troops will stay in Iraq 'as long as needed, plus one day' - 3/19/04 1:42 PM
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- President Aleksander Kwasniewski told President Bush on Friday that Polish troops will stay in Iraq "as long as needed, plus one day longer," his national security adviser said.
Explosions heard in central Baghdad - 3/19/04 12:45 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Several explosions rocked the area housing the U.S.-led coalition headquarters on Friday night. Sirens wailed briefly
Bush-Iraq Text - 3/19/04 12:26 PM
President Bush's remarks Friday marking one year since the opening of the Iraq war that drove Saddam Hussein from power, as released by the White House
Two U.S. Marines die in combat in Iraq; Powell says nations can't 'run and hide' from terrorists - 3/19/04 11:25 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents killed two U.S. Marines in western Iraq, the military said Friday, and an Iraqi journalist allegedly shot by American troops in Baghdad died of his wounds.
French foreign minister says Iraq war led to more dangerous world - 3/19/04 9:56 AM
PARIS (AP) -- The world is a more dangerous place because of the U.S.-led war in Iraq, which may have toppled Saddam Hussein but also unleashed postwar violence and an upswing in terrorism, the French foreign minister said.
Polish leader says troops will stay in Iraq as long as needed - 3/19/04 8:48 AM
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- President Aleksander Kwasniewski told President Bush on Friday that Polish troops will stay in Iraq "as long as needed, plus one day longer," his national security adviser said.
Some in Bush's 'coalition of the willing' are suddenly losing their will - 3/19/04 8:10 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush's prized "coalition of the willing" -- the three dozen countries that are contributing military forces in Iraq -- appears suddenly to be losing some of its will.
South Korea balks at sending troops to northern Iraq; latest ally to waver on war - 3/19/04 8:08 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea on Friday became the latest U.S. ally in Iraq to balk at sending troops to an increasingly violent peacekeeping effort, scrapping plans for a mission to the Iraqi hotspot of Kirkuk.
Arab journalists walk out of Powell news conference to protest deaths of journalists - 3/19/04 7:10 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Arab journalists on Friday walked out of a news conference held by U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell to protest the shooting deaths of two Iraqi reporters, allegedly by U.S. troops.
Two U.S. Marines killed in Iraq - 3/19/04 6:42 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents killed two U.S. Marines who were on patrol in Iraq, a military statement said Friday.
U.S., Poland's presidents to discuss Poland's shift of tone on Iraq - 3/19/04 5:30 AM
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland's President Aleksander Kwasniewski was to talk Friday with President Bush about Poland's commitment to postwar Iraq, Kwasniewski's office said.
Secretary of State Powell visits Iraq amid weeklong rebel offensive on war's anniversary - 3/19/04 5:25 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Secretary of State Colin Powell made a surprise visit Friday to Baghdad, arriving during a weeklong rebel offensive coinciding with the first anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.
AP Tally: Suicide bombers strike almost at will in Iraq, killing at least 660 in two dozens strikes this past year - 3/19/04 3:41 AM
ISKANDARIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- Thousands of people in Iraq have suffered from suicide bombings -- a phenomenon unknown here until after the U.S.-led war toppled Saddam Hussein's regime nearly a year ago.
Officials say no amount of US military power can eliminate threat to Iraqi civilians - 3/19/04 3:09 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- American military officials say they cannot train and equip Iraqi security forces fast enough to stop the mounting toll of civilian deaths from terrorist attacks. Nor is there any intent to expand the American troop presence to counter the violence.
Deadly car bomb, shootings and mortars: more violence in Iraq ahead of war anniversary - 3/19/04 2:39 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- More violence struck Iraq ahead of the anniversary of the start of the U.S.-led war that ousted Saddam Hussein: a deadly car bomb exploded Thursday, three U.S. soldiers died in mortar attacks and five Iraqi journalists were shot to death.

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