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Tuesday  May 4, 2004

How to quiet the prison abuse uproar: Show punishment, good deeds? - 5/4/04 10:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A chagrined Bush administration searched on Tuesday for ways to quell outrage abroad and dismay at home over photos that show smiling U.S. soldiers posed beside Iraqi prisoners set up in shameful positions.
Sporadic shelling in Najaf, four U.S. troops die in Humvee accident - 5/4/04 9:26 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Shiite militiamen fired mortars at a U.S. base in Najaf and bombarded a municipal hall in a nearby city Tuesday, as U.S.-led forces sought to resolve their standoff with militants south of the capital.
Reservist in Iraqi prisoner case in wrong place, wrong time, family says - 5/4/04 7:58 PM
FORT ASHBY, W.Va. (AP) -- Family members of an Army reservist photographed with naked Iraqi prisoners said Tuesday she was merely a "paper-pusher" who was in the "wrong place at the wrong time."
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 5/4/04 7:08 PM
As of Tuesday, May 4, 756 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 549 died as a result of hostile action and 207 died of non-hostile causes.
Iraq-US Military-Probes - 5/4/04 6:43 PM
A breakdown of 25 Army criminal investigations of prisoner deaths and 10 investigations of assault cases in Iraq and Afghanistan since December 2002
Pentagon plans to keep 135,000 troops in Iraq until end of 2005 - 5/4/04 6:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Iraq probably will continue to be unstable and violent for more than a year, U.S. commanders said Tuesday in announcing plans to keep the current level of 135,000 American troops there through the end of next year.
Military plans sharp reductions in Iraqi prison population amid worldwide outrage over prisoner abuse - 5/4/04 5:31 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The new commander of U.S.-run prisons in Iraq said Tuesday he would cut in half the number of Iraqis in the notorious Abu Ghraib prison and quash some interrogation techniques considered humiliating, such as hooding prisoners.
Pentagon considers new postwar planning office - 5/4/04 5:25 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon is considering setting up an office to plan for postwar operations after any future conflicts, a top Defense Department official said Tuesday.
India asks U.S. for information on workers allegedly were forced to work in Iraq - 5/4/04 4:22 PM
NEW DELHI (AP) -- India asked the United States for information Tuesday on reports that Indian nationals were being forced to work for contractors in Iraq with little rest and low pay and held "against their will."
Prison population at Abu Ghraib will be cut in half to around 2,000 - 5/4/04 3:57 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. authorities will cut the number of prisoners at Baghdad's Abu Ghraib prison in half, the new head of the prison said Tuesday.
Pentagon says mistake made in appointment of ex-Saddam general - 5/4/04 3:55 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A former officer in Saddam Hussein's Republican Guard should not have been named to lead a military brigade in the tense Iraqi city of Fallujah, Pentagon officials said Tuesday.
Pentagon notifying 47,000 more U.S. troops they will be dispatched to Iraq for one year - 5/4/04 3:24 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. military commanders in Iraq have decided they need to keep an expanded force in Iraq beyond June and will send 10,000 active-duty Army and Marine Corps troops for one-year tours, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld announced Tuesday.
Former American hostage underwent surgery during Iraqi ordeal - 5/4/04 2:53 PM
LANDSTUHL, Germany (AP) -- Thomas Hamill's kidnappers had surgery performed on his wounded arm during his three weeks of captivity in Iraq, an Army doctor said Tuesday.
Iraqi human rights minister resigns to protest prisoner abuses - 5/4/04 2:38 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's U.S.-appointed human rights minister said Tuesday he had resigned to protest abuses of Iraqi detainees by American guards, and the interior minister demanded that Iraqi officials be allowed to participate in the running of prisons.
Insurgents pound U.S. base in Najaf and government buildings in Karbala - 5/4/04 1:37 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Militiamen launched a barrage of mortar shells against a U.S. base in this holy city and government buildings guarded by Bulgarian forces in Karbala on Tuesday, a day after intense clashes in Najaf that killed up to 20 Iraqis.
Pentagon notifying 47,000 more US troops they will be dispatched to Iraq for one year - 5/4/04 1:27 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. military commanders in Iraq have decided they need to keep an expanded force in Iraq beyond June and will send 10,000 active-duty Army and Marine Corps troops for one-year tours, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld announced Tuesday.
U.S. troops, guards stop using hoods to blindfold Iraqi prisoners - 5/4/04 12:12 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. officials have ordered a halt to using hoods to blindfold Iraqi prisoners, a military spokesman said Tuesday in the wake of the uproar over abuse of detainees at Baghdad's Abu Ghraib prison.
American hostage received treatment for wound while being held captive, doctor says - 5/4/04 11:37 AM
LANDSTUHL, Germany (AP) -- Former American hostage Thomas Hamill, who was shot when he was abducted in Iraq, was treated for the wound and regularly received food during his three weeks in captivity, a U.S. military doctor said Tuesday.
Former American received treatment during in Iraqi ordeal - 5/4/04 7:34 AM
LANDSTUHL, Germany (AP) -- Former American hostage Thomas Hamill, who was shot when he was abducted in Iraq, was treated for the wound and regularly received food during his three weeks in captivity, a U.S. military doctor said Tuesday.
Marine officer: Iraqi brigade in Fallujah meeting expectations - 5/4/04 6:52 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- A senior Marine officer in Fallujah said Tuesday that the new Iraqi military force that is taking over from U.S. troops in the city is "meeting expectations" in bringing calm to the city.
Sporadic shelling in Najaf; four U.S. dead in vehicle accident north of Baghdad - 5/4/04 6:12 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Shiite militiamen fired several mortar shells at a U.S. base in Najaf early Tuesday and at a city hall guarded by Bulgarian troops in another Shiite city. Elsewhere, four U.S. soldiers died after their Humvee overturned during a combat patrol, the U.S. Army said.
U.N. official: Security must improve for world body to take part in Iraq election - 5/4/04 3:59 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Security must improve in Iraq for the United Nations to take part in elections there, even though the world body is ahead of schedule in organizing voting by the end of January 2005, the U.N. elections chief said.
Four U.S. soldiers die in vehicle accident - 5/4/04 3:32 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Four U.S. soldiers died after their Humvee rolled over during a combat patrol north of Baghdad, the U.S. military said Tuesday.
Residents of holy city don't want war, but are offended by U.S bullying of cleric - 5/4/04 1:41 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- As if campaigning for an election, loyalists of anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr are plastering the walls of the holy city of Najaf with posters of the young cleric and scrawling slogans on walls that describe their fight against the United States as one between justice and oppressi ...

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