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Thursday  May 20, 2004

Mueller says FBI did not witness abuse of Iraqi prisoners - 5/20/04 11:52 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- FBI agents who interviewed detainees at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq did not witness any abuse or take part in any mistreatment, FBI Director Robert Mueller said Thursday.
AP Newsbreak: Lawyer fired from defense team of soldier in Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal - 5/20/04 8:29 PM
DENVER (AP) -- One of the attorneys representing an Army private embroiled in the Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal was fired Thursday because of fears his own legal troubles may harm the case.
Doonesbury comic strip to list names of military victims killed in Iraq war - 5/20/04 7:53 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The names of more than 700 American service members killed in Iraq will appear in a "Doonesbury" comic strip during the Memorial Day weekend.
Iraqi survivors tell AP U.S. warplanes attacked desert tent after wedding celebration - 5/20/04 7:28 PM
RAMADI, Iraq (AP) -- As survivors tell it, the wedding party was in full swing. The band was playing tribal music and the guests had just finished eating dinner when, at about 9 p.m., they heard the roar of U.S. warplanes. Fearing trouble, the revelers ended the festivities and went to bed.
Iraqi infant with neck growth to be treated for free in Ohio; girl's breathing imperiled - 5/20/04 7:13 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- An 8-month-old Iraqi girl with a possibly fatal growth in her neck arrived in the United States for free treatment, weeks after her parents brought her to a U.S. military base in her homeland.
Mueller says FBI did not witness abuse of Iraqi prisoners - 5/20/04 6:39 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- FBI agents who interviewed detainees at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq did not witness any abuse or take part in any mistreatment, FBI Director Robert Mueller said Thursday.
House votes to destroy Iraqi prison - 5/20/04 6:35 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A proposal to destroy the prison where Iraqi detainees were abused moved forward Thursday as lawmakers voted to include it in a defense spending bill.
Pentagon-linked Iraqi politician and coalition in rift after raids on his home and offices - 5/20/04 5:49 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi police backed by American soldiers raided the home and offices Thursday of Ahmad Chalabi, a prominent Iraqi politician and a Pentagon favorite once groomed as a possible replacement for Saddam Hussein.
How will Iraqi officials be chosen? - 5/20/04 4:56 PM
Bush administration officials gave somewhat conflicting accounts Thursday of what they expect to happen in the remaining few weeks before the handover of political power to an Iraqi interim government on June 30
Bush says Iraqis ready to "take the training wheels off" and take political power - 5/20/04 4:53 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Iraqis are ready to "take the training wheels off" and assume political power from the U.S.-led coalition, President Bush said Thursday as his administration began to roll out a rough plan for the June 30 transition of authority.
Dispute with Chalabi cost an opportunity to sway Iraqis, congressional investigators say - 5/20/04 4:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States missed an opportunity to reach out to the Iraqi people before and during the Iraq war because of a dispute between the State Department and Ahmad Chalabi's Iraqi National Congress over television broadcasts, congressional investigators say.
House to vote on destroying Iraqi prison - 5/20/04 3:18 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Plans to destroy the prison where Iraqi detainees were humiliated and abused took a small step forward Thursday as lawmakers voted to include it in a multibillion-dollar defense bill.
Ex-Marine attorney plots defense strategy for Graner - 5/20/04 2:02 PM
HOUSTON (AP) -- Defense attorney Guy Womack has proved it before in a court of law: Pictures do not tell the whole story. And photographic evidence can cut both ways -- helping the defense as well as the prosecution.
In prisoner abuse scandal, `following orders' defense just might work - 5/20/04 1:32 PM
It is the "defense of superior orders," in the jargon of military justice.
Mueller says FBI did not participate in any overseas abuse of prisoners - 5/20/04 1:12 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- FBI agents working overseas in Iraq and elsewhere did not participate in any abusive interrogation of prisoners or witness mistreatment, FBI Director Robert Mueller said Thursday.
American troops raid Chalabi's home; Iraqis say U.S. airstrike hit wedding party - 5/20/04 12:39 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers and Iraqi police raided the home of America's one-time ally Ahmad Chalabi on Thursday, seizing documents and computers. U.S. officials, meanwhile, disputed Iraqi claims that American aircraft bombed a wedding party near Syria's border, killing more than 40 people.
U.S. officials warn that Iraq insurgency could grow worse after transfer of power - 5/20/04 12:34 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For months, U.S. officials have warned that the insurgency in Iraq would grow deadliest as the June 30 political transition drew near.
Iraqi infant with neck growth to be treated for free in Ohio; girl's breathing imperiled - 5/20/04 12:23 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- An 8-month-old Iraqi girl with a possibly fatal growth in her neck arrived in the United States for free treatment, weeks after her parents brought her to a U.S. military base in her homeland.
U.S. soldiers, Iraq police raid Chalabi's home; aides say raid is form of political pressure - 5/20/04 12:10 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers and Iraqi police raided the residence of longtime American ally Ahmad Chalabi on Thursday, and aides accused the Americans of trying to pressure him to stop complaining about U.S. plans for Iraq after sovereignty is transferred in about six weeks.
Photos of two American soldiers posing with body shown on TV - 5/20/04 10:47 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Justice Department is investigating the death of an Abu Ghraib prison detainee whose body, packed in ice, is documented in photos that also show two American soldiers posing nearby with thumbs up, a U.S. official said Thursday.
U.S. soldier raid Chalabi's home; airstrike along Syria border reportedly kills more than 40 - 5/20/04 10:20 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers raided the home of America's one-time ally Ahmad Chalabi on Thursday and seized documents and computers. U.S. officials, meanwhile, disputed Iraqi claims that American aircraft bombed a wedding party, killing more than 40 people.
U.S. officials now warn that Iraq insurgency could grow worse after political turnover - 5/20/04 10:18 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For months, U.S. officials have warned that the insurgency in Iraq would grow deadliest as the June 30 political transition drew near.
Photos of two American soldiers posing with body shown on TV - 5/20/04 9:18 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Photos of two American soldiers posing with thumbs up near a body packed in ice at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison were shown on ABC-TV.
US troops and Iraq police surround Ahmad Chalabi's house; aide says it was raid to step up political pressure - 5/20/04 8:05 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers and Iraqi police raided the residence of Iraqi politician Ahmad Chalabi on Thursday, and aides accused the Americans of holding guns to his head and bullying him over his criticism of plans for next month's transfer of sovereignty.
Arab media condemns U.S. over attack in which more than 40 Iraqis reportedly killed - 5/20/04 6:47 AM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Arab media gave little credence Thursday to to U.S. military claims that a devastating air strike near the border with Syria -- in which more than 40 people were reported killed -- targeted a safehouse for foreign fighters.
U.S. troops detain Iraqi cameraman for Arab television station - 5/20/04 6:34 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces detained an Iraqi cameraman for Dubai-based Al-Arabiya television in Baghdad on Thursday, the network reported.
U.S. and key Security Council nations agree that new Iraqi government and multinational force must consult regularly - 5/20/04 6:19 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States and other key Security Council nations have agreed that an arrangement must be made for Iraq's interim government to consult regularly with the U.S.-led force that will remain in Iraq the June 30 transfer of power.
U.S. airstrike along Syria border in Iraq reportedly kills more than 40; Iraqis say wedding party attacked - 5/20/04 5:21 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. air strike near the Syrian border killed more than 40 people, Iraqi officials said, and while the U.S. military said the target was a suspected safehouse for foreign fighters from Syria, Iraqis said a helicopter had attacked a wedding party.
Iraqis learning to use new prosthetic hands - 5/20/04 4:29 AM
HOUSTON (AP) -- Hassan Al Gareawy has been living without his right hand for nearly 10 years, taken by Saddam Hussein's government for a crime he says he didn't commit.
U.S. soldier killed in Baghdad - 5/20/04 4:11 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Assailants with hand grenades killed a U.S. soldier and wounded three in central Baghdad early Thursday, the military said.
U.S. officials now warn that Iraq insurgency could grow worse after political turnover - 5/20/04 1:37 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For months, U.S. officials have warned that the insurgency in Iraq would grow deadliest as the June 30 political transition drew near.
Pentagon's contradictions add to confusion over Iraqi prisoner abuses, interrogation rules - 5/20/04 1:37 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon's explanations for some key events surrounding prisoner abuse in Iraq are in conflict with other testimony or findings of Army investigators.

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