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Wednesday  April 30, 2003

Anti-war religious leaders call on U.S. to give up control over rebuilding Iraq - 4/30/03 10:16 PM
CHICAGO (AP) -- About 80 religious leaders from across the country on Wednesday called on the United States to relinquish sole control over the rebuilding of Iraq, and empower the United Nations and other organizations to work with the Iraqi people.
Former State Department counterterrorism official to head transition in Iraq - 4/30/03 9:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Bush administration has chosen L. Paul Bremer, a former head of the State Department's counterterrorism office, to become civilian administrator in Iraq and oversee the country's transition to democratic rule.
USS Lincoln aircrews arrive at Navy bases along West Coast - 4/30/03 9:22 PM
CORONADO, Calif. (AP) -- More than 70 aircraft left the USS Abraham Lincoln on Wednesday for Navy bases along the West Coast, as the first soldiers from the aircraft carrier returned to the United States.
Anti-war religious leaders discuss lessons of Iraq conflict - 4/30/03 9:18 PM
CHICAGO (AP) -- National Muslim, Christian and Jewish leaders met Wednesday to discuss the humanitarian and spiritual costs of war, a day before President Bush was expected to declare that major combat in Iraq is finished.
Government awards contract for health services in Iraq - 4/30/03 7:38 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government Wednesday awarded a contract to Bat Associates Inc., of Cambridge, Mass., to restore health services in Iraq and determine the special needs of women and children.
U.N. cultural organization urges Security Council to ban import of looted Iraqi artifacts - 4/30/03 7:28 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. cultural organization urged the Security Council on Wednesday to adopt a resolution requiring all countries to ban the import of thousands of artifacts looted from Iraqi museums.
Bush to discuss Iraq war in national address Thursday from deck of aircraft carrier - 4/30/03 6:53 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- From the deck of a homebound aircraft carrier off the California coast, President Bush will declare on Thursday that major combat in Iraq is finished.
Despite U.S. resistance, France ready to move into Iraq - 4/30/03 6:37 PM
PARIS (AP) -- Eager to help rebuild Iraq, France has sent a diplomat to Baghdad despite U.S. resistance to a prominent French role, the foreign minister said Wednesday.
U.S. troops raid house in Saddam's hometown, arrest local Baath Party figure - 4/30/03 6:37 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- Heavily armed troops of the 4th Infantry Division raided a house in Saddam Hussein's hometown late Wednesday and arrested a local Baath Party official accused of trying to run a "shadow regime" opposing coalition forces.
USS Lincoln aircrews arrive at Navy bases along West Coast - 4/30/03 6:16 PM
CORONADO, Calif. (AP) -- More than 70 aircraft left the USS Abraham Lincoln on Wednesday for Navy bases along the West Coast, as the first soldiers from the aircraft carrier returned to the United States.
Blair: doubters on banned weapons will "eat their words" - 4/30/03 6:14 PM
LONDON (AP) -- Anyone who believes Saddam Hussein possessed no weapons of mass destruction will be left "eating some of their words" when the banned arms are found, Prime Minister Tony Blair predicted Wednesday.
Annan: U.N. should put divisions aside, consider Iraqi people when debating its role - 4/30/03 6:07 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Kofi Annan urged the Security Council on Wednesday to ignore divisions over the Iraq war and consider what's best for the Iraqi people as it debates sanctions and the United Nation's postwar role.
As U.S. military secures Baghdad, civilian wing of occupation force works to restore services, government - 4/30/03 5:45 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Seeking smaller ways to secure the peace in Baghdad, the U.S.-led team charged with rebuilding Iraq's civil society screened ministry employees trying to return to work Wednesday and canvassed neighborhoods for men and women to form the foundations of local government.
Martha Stewart reports loss for first quarter - 4/30/03 5:21 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc., reeling from an insider trading investigation of its namesake founder, chairman and chief executive, posted an unexpectedly large loss in the first quarter as revenue fell 15 percent.
More protesters fall to U.S. guns in Fallujah; commander says Americans will remain - 4/30/03 5:18 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- American troops again fired on anti-U.S. protesters in Fallujah's streets Wednesday and said they won't give up their foothold in the one-time Baath Party bastion. At least two were killed and 18 wounded, hospital officials reported.
Oil exploration in Iraq still a pipe dream for Western companies - 4/30/03 4:30 PM
Now that Iraqi oil wells are pumping again and the industry is being rehabilitated after years of decay, there is little doubt the country's production will approach its peak of about 3.5 million barrels a day in just three years.
U.N. official opposes sudden end to oil-for-food program - 4/30/03 4:06 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States and other U.N. Security Council members shouldn't rush to dismantle the oil-for-food program that has been the main source of food for most Iraqi people, the program's director said Wednesday.
Bush to discuss Iraq war in national address Thursday from deck of aircraft carrier - 4/30/03 4:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- From the deck of a homebound aircraft carrier off the California coast, President Bush will declare on Thursday that major combat in Iraq is finished.
Iran says U.S. cease-fire with Iranian armed exile group promotes terrorism - 4/30/03 3:52 PM
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's top leader said Wednesday that by striking a cease-fire with an Iranian opposition group, the United States was demonstrating it believed the only bad terrorists were those who were not its "servants."
Despite U.S. resistance, France ready to move into Iraq - 4/30/03 3:23 PM
PARIS (AP) -- France is ready to join the reconstruction of Iraq and help ensure self-rule is quickly restored despite U.S. resistance to a prominent French role, the foreign minister said Wednesday.
Defense Department to collect blood samples, assess health of departing U.S. soldiers - 4/30/03 3:22 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Defense Department, following a law meant to detect Gulf War Syndrome in returning troops, said Wednesday it will collect blood from soldiers leaving Iraq and then conduct more comprehensive health evaluations.
Britain tests 11 nations' willingness to join peacekeeping - 4/30/03 3:16 PM
LONDON (AP) -- Military officers from 12 nations discussed plans in London on Wednesday for a new international security force for Iraq, the Ministry of Defense said.
Shiite Muslims mark death of Muhammad _ and play a bit of politics - 4/30/03 3:09 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Hundreds of thousands of Shiite Muslims, emboldened by Saddam Hussein's fall, on Wednesday marked the death of the Prophet Muhammad with a massive pilgrimage that was both pious and deeply political.
Grounded by sanctions and war, things looking up for Iraqi Airways - 4/30/03 2:54 PM
DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- For the last decade, the uniformed counter clerks at Iraqi Airways reported to work and just drank tea. Most of the country's passenger fleet was grounded overseas and barred from regular flights by United Nations sanctions.
Snow outlines challenges in creating a sound financial system in Iraq - 4/30/03 2:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States will help Iraq put its currency on a sound footing, re-establish a central bank and put together a federal budget, Treasury Secretary John Snow said Wednesday.
End of war lacks drama of beginning - 4/30/03 2:05 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's decision to surrender his troops at Appomattox Court House effectively brought the Civil War to a close. The Japanese conceded in World War II a week after Americans dropped atomic bombs on two of their cities.
The end of war lacks the punch of its beginning - 4/30/03 1:03 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush has been saying the war will be over when Gen. Tommy Franks tells him it is. Franks says it will be over when Bush gives the word.
Bush to address nation on war Thursday evening from deck of carrier in Pacific - 4/30/03 12:52 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush will address the nation Thursday evening from the deck of an aircraft carrier to say that major combat in Iraq has ended, his spokesman said Wednesday.
Iraq's Christian churches want constitution to guarantee their rights - 4/30/03 12:49 PM
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Iraq's Christian churches, seeking a national constitution that will guarantee minority Christians full rights, laid out their hopes in an appeal made public by the Vatican on Wednesday.
Central Command says it erred, now says special forces team was not working with residents months before war - 4/30/03 12:08 PM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- U.S. Central Command said Wednesday it erred when it said U.S. Army special forces had been secretly working in an Iraqi city for months before the war began, when they'd only been working with residents since early April.
U.S. troops open fire for second time this week in tense Iraqi town; two Iraqis reported dead - 4/30/03 11:43 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops opened fire on anti-American demonstrators for the second time this week as Iraqis marched Wednesday to protest the previous shooting. The city's mayor said two people were killed and 14 wounded in the clash.
Bush to address nation on war Thursday evening from deck of carrier in Pacific - 4/30/03 11:42 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush will address the nation Thursday evening from deck of on an aircraft carrier to say that major combat in Iraq has ended, his spokesman said Wednesday.
Iran says U.S. cease-fire with Iranian armed exile group promotes terrorism - 4/30/03 11:39 AM
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's top leader said Wednesday that by striking a cease-fire with an Iranian opposition group, the United States was demonstrating it believed the only bad terrorists were those who were not its "servants."
WASHN: nine months. - 4/30/03 10:36 AM
"The ship will be hundreds of miles from shore when the president arrives. It will be steaming the entire time. The speech will be given on the moving aircraft carrier literally bringing the sailors and Marines home to their families and loved ones," Fleischer said.
U.S. troops again fire on anti-American protesters; Rumsfeld visits Baghdad - 4/30/03 10:31 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- For the second time this week, U.S. soldiers fired on anti-American protesters Wednesday in the city of Fallujah; the mayor said two people were killed and 14 wounded. Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld became the first top Bush administration official to visit Iraq since Saddam Hus ...
WASHN: Fleischer said - 4/30/03 10:21 AM
"He will address the nation just as he did at the beginning of the conflict," Fleischer said. He said the White House has requested time from the television networks to broadcast the speech.
U.S. troops again fire on anti-American protesters; Rumsfeld visits Baghdad - 4/30/03 9:04 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- For the second time this week, U.S. soldiers fired on anti-American protesters Wednesday in the city of Fallujah; the mayor said two people were killed and 14 wounded. Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld became the first top Bush administration official to visit Iraq since Saddam Hus ...
Blair: doubters on banned weapons will "eat their words" - 4/30/03 8:20 AM
LONDON (AP) -- Anyone who believes Saddam Hussein possessed no weapons of mass destruction will be left "eating some of their words" when the banned arms are found, Prime Minister Tony Blair predicted Wednesday.
U.S. troops again fire on anti-American protesters; Rumsfeld visits Iraq - 4/30/03 8:17 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- For the second time this week, U.S. soldiers fired on anti-American protesters Wednesday in the city of Fallujah; the mayor said two people were killed and 14 wounded. Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld became the first top Bush administration official to visit Iraq since Saddam Hus ...
Developments in Iraq's oil fields, world oil markets - 4/30/03 7:25 AM
THE OIL FIELDS: Engineers were working to restart a key refinery in the southern city of Basra, where supplies of refined fuels such as gasoline are running short.
U.S. troops open fire for second time this week in tense Iraqi town; two Iraqis reported dead - 4/30/03 7:15 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops opened fire on anti-American demonstrators for the second time this week as Iraqis marched Wednesday to protest the previous shooting. The city's mayor said two people were killed and 14 wounded in the clash.
Thailand's leader declares war against drug a success - 4/30/03 5:52 AM
BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) -- Thailand's prime minister declared an end Wednesday to a three-month crackdown on drug trafficking that had generated international concern with hundreds of unexplained killings.
U.S. troops open fire for second time this week in tense Iraqi town; one Iraqi reported dead - 4/30/03 5:45 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops opened fire on anti-American demonstrators for the second time this week as Iraqis marched Wednesday to protest the previous shooting. The local hospital said one person was killed and at least 16 others wounded.
U.S. troops open fire for second time this week in tense Iraqi town - 4/30/03 4:32 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops opened fire on anti-American demonstrators for the second time this week as Iraqis marched Wednesday to protest the previous shooting. The local hospital said one person was killed and at least 16 other wounded.
Top Iraqi prisoners all denying Saddam had weapons of mass destruction - 4/30/03 4:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senior Iraqi prisoners are all insisting during interrogation that Iraq had no chemical, biological or nuclear weapons' programs, U.S. officials said.
FALLUJAH: the incident. - 4/30/03 3:32 AM
Iraqi city officials who witnessed the gunfire said they saw or heard no shooting from among the protesters.
FALLUJAH: them off. - 4/30/03 3:29 AM
U.S. Capt. Jeff Wilbur, 25, of Annapolis, Md., a civil affairs officer for the 1st Battalion's 325 Airborne regimen, said the United States was investigating whether protesters had fired on troops. He said it was not clear whether any Americans were hurt in Wednesday's incident.
Eastern European set to reap benefits of supporting U.S. stance on Iraq - 4/30/03 1:57 AM
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) -- Eastern European nations that supported the U.S.-led war on Iraq are poised to reap the benefits of their stance -- which may include getting some contracts to rebuild Iraq and a speedier confirmation of NATO status.
Boredom, sickness, harsher environment: what many U.S. troops will face in coming months - 4/30/03 1:40 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- As the sandstorms howl, bodies ache with cramps and fever and the hours creep by dull and empty. Soldiers daydream of home, or at least some action in Iraq.
Unexploded bombs from the war still pose threat to Iraqi residents - 4/30/03 1:40 AM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- Next to a dusty Iraqi field where neighborhood children play soccer in the evenings, hundreds of mortar shells lay jumbled on the ground.
The end of war lacks the punch of its beginning - 4/30/03 1:31 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush has been saying the war will be over when Gen. Tommy Franks tells him it is. Franks says it will be over when Bush gives the word.

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