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Wednesday  March 31, 2004

British public relations company to advise on promoting Iraqi elections - 3/31/04 10:46 PM
LONDON (AP) -- The company run by Margaret Thatcher's favorite public relations man is advising Iraq's interim leadership on promoting the country's transformation to a democracy, officials said Wednesday.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 3/31/04 8:58 PM
As of Wednesday, March 31, 590 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, 399 died as a result of hostile action and 191 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
Thousands of radical cleric supporters protest closure of newspaper by coalition - 3/31/04 8:34 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- At least 10,000 supporters of a radical Shiite cleric rallied Wednesday outside the headquarters of the U.S.-led coalition in a protest against the closure of their weekly newspaper, accused by the top American official in Iraq of inciting violence against coalition troops.
Bodies of four American contractors dragged through streets of Fallujah; bomb kills five U.S. troops - 3/31/04 8:26 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- In a scene reminiscent of Somalia, frenzied crowds dragged the burned, mutilated bodies of four American contractors through the streets of a town west of Baghdad on Wednesday and strung two of them up from a bridge after rebels ambushed their SUVs.
Stakes for U.S. much higher in Iraq than they were in Somalia - 3/31/04 7:19 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The murder and mutilation of four American contractors near Baghdad and the grinding death toll of American soldiers put a grisly face on the U.S. occupation of Iraq.
Publisher who spied for Saddam Hussein sentenced to 3-plus years - 3/31/04 7:08 PM
CHICAGO (AP) -- A suburban Chicago newspaper publisher convicted of spying on Iraqi dissidents for Saddam Hussein was sentenced Wednesday to three years and 10 months in federal prison.
Deeply tribal and religiously conservative, Fallujah is a hotbed of anti-American resistance - 3/31/04 6:42 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- This city in so-called Sunni Triangle -- where many resident have deep tribal roots, some following radical versions of Islam -- has been a flashpoint for conflict since the start of the occupation.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 3/31/04 5:14 PM
As of Wednesday, March 31, 590 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, 399 died as a result of hostile action and 191 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
Killing of five U.S. troops makes March deadliest month in Iraq since November - 3/31/04 4:58 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A burst of violence against Americans in Iraq on Wednesday made March the second-deadliest month for U.S. troops since President Bush declared an end to major combat last May.
Publisher who spied for Saddam Hussein sentenced to 3-plus years - 3/31/04 4:29 PM
CHICAGO (AP) -- A suburban Chicago newspaper publisher convicted of spying on Iraqi dissidents for Saddam Hussein was sentenced Wednesday to three years and 10 months in federal prison.
Killing of five U.S. troops makes March deadliest month in Iraq since November - 3/31/04 4:12 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A burst of violence against Americans in Iraq on Wednesday made March the second-deadliest month for U.S. troops since the war began a year ago.
Vatican official downplays opposition to U.S.-led Iraq war - 3/31/04 3:52 PM
ROME (AP) -- A top Vatican official sought Wednesday to downplay the Vatican's opposition to the U.S. war in Iraq, saying it only objected to the means of disarming Saddam Hussein, not the ends.
Bodies of four American contractors dragged through streets of Fallujah; bomb kills five U.S. troops - 3/31/04 3:51 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- In a scene reminiscent of Somalia, frenzied crowds dragged the burned, mutilated bodies of four American contractors through the streets of a town west of Baghdad on Wednesday and strung two of them up from a bridge after rebels ambushed their SUVs
Bodies of Americans dragged through streets of Fallujah; bomb kills five U.S. troops - 3/31/04 3:15 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Jubilant residents dragged the charred corpses of American contractors through the streets Wednesday and hanged two of them from the bridge spanning the Euphrates River. Five American soldiers died in a roadside bombing nearby.
Five U.S. troops, four American. civilians die in day of 'horrific' violence in Iraq - 3/31/04 3:08 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nine Americans were killed in Iraq on Wednesday, making March the second-deadliest month for U.S. troops since President Bush declared an end to major combat on May 1. The United States denounced as "horrific" a crowd's treatment of the corpses of four of the dead, who were civilians.
Deadliest attacks on Americans in Iraq since major combat May 1 - 3/31/04 2:41 PM
Some of the deadliest attacks on Americans in Iraq since President Bush declared major combat operations over on May 1:
US says contract employees killed in Iraq were Americans - 3/31/04 2:10 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nine Americans were killed in Iraq on Wednesday, making March the second-deadliest month for U.S. troops since President Bush declared an end to major combat on May 1.
Security Council expresses readiness to cooperate with U.N. oil-for-food inquiry - 3/31/04 2:08 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council said Wednesday it would cooperate with an independent investigation into allegations of corruption in the U.N. oil-for-food program and called on all nations to do so also.
Bodies of foreigners dragged through streets of Fallujah; bomb kills five U.S. troops - 3/31/04 11:56 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Jubilant residents dragged the charred corpses of four foreign contractors -- including at least one American -- through the streets Wednesday and hanged them from the bridge spanning the Euphrates River. Five American soldiers died in a roadside bombing nearby.
Deadliest attacks on Americans in Iraq since major combat May 1 - 3/31/04 11:40 AM
A look at some of the deadliest attacks on Americans in Iraq since President Bush declared major combat operations over on May 1.
British public relations company to advise on promoting Iraqi elections - 3/31/04 7:08 AM
LONDON (AP) -- The company run by Margaret Thatcher's favorite public relations man is advising Iraq's interim leadership on promoting the country's transformation to a democracy, officials said Wednesday.
Bomb kills five U.S. soldiers, military says; at least one American killed in separate attack - 3/31/04 4:36 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A bomb exploded under a U.S. military vehicle west of Baghdad on Wednesday, killing five soldiers, the military said. At least four people, including one American and possibly other foreign nationals, were killed in a separate attack. Crowds burned and mutilated their bodies.
Bomb kills five U.S. soldiers, military says; foreign nationals targeted in separate attack - 3/31/04 4:11 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A bomb exploded under a U.S. military vehicle west of Baghdad on Wednesday, killing five American soldiers, the military said. At least four people, possibly foreign nationals, were killed in a separate attack in the area.
Marines seek to pacify Fallujah with show of force; residents are skeptical - 3/31/04 3:44 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Newly arrived U.S. Marines are leaving no doubt as to their resolve to defeat militants. Iraqis are awed by the Americans' show of force but remain convinced that they'll fail to stamp out the insurgency in one of the most dangerous cities for American troops.
Bomb kills five U.S. soldiers west of Baghdad, military says - 3/31/04 3:23 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A bomb exploded under an American military vehicle west of Baghdad on Wednesday, killing five U.S. soldiers, the military said.
A bomb kills five U.S. soldiers west of Baghdad, U.S. military says - 3/31/04 2:50 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A bomb exploded under a U.S. military vehicle west of Baghdad on Wednesday, killing five soldiers, the military said.
Suicide bomber attacks government convoy, wounding six - 3/31/04 2:14 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A suicide bomber blew up explosives in his car when he was near a convoy of government vehicles northeast of Baghdad on Wednesday, wounding six Iraqis, police said. It was the second suicide attack in two days in Iraq.
Settling in for long haul, U.S. military getting comforts of home in Iraq - 3/31/04 2:11 AM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- Fresh strawberries from California. Stationary biking to the beat of rap music. Free Internet. And within gunsights, indoor basketball courts and maybe some cappuccino bars.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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