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Saturday  May 29, 2004

San Francisco gallery owner becomes target after showcasing painting of Iraqi prisoner abuse - 5/29/04 7:42 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A San Francisco gallery owner bears a painful reminder of the nation's unresolved anguish over the incidents at the Abu Ghraib prison -- a black eye delivered by an unknown assailant who apparently objected to a painting that depicts U.S. soldiers torturing Iraqi prisoners.
Iraq's nominated prime minister, U.N. envoy consult on Cabinet - 5/29/04 7:00 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Names of two key Kurdish politicians and a French-educated Shiite economist were floated for key Cabinet posts Saturday as Prime Minister-designate Iyad Allawi consulted the U.N. special envoy to pick a 26-member Cabinet to take power June 30.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 5/29/04 6:52 PM
As of Friday, May 28, 800 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 585 died as a result of hostile action and 215 died of non-hostile causes. The department did not provide an update on Saturday.
U.S.-appointed governor accuses radical cleric of failing to honor peace deal; U.S. death toll rises past 800 - 5/29/04 6:04 PM
KUFA, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S.-appointed governor of Najaf accused radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr on Saturday of failing to honor a deal to end fighting as U.S. soldiers clashed with Shiite gunmen. Three Marines were killed Saturday in separate fighting west of Baghdad, pushing the number of U.S. deaths to mo ...
New Iraqi leader must address security issues to win over people, but CIA ties are possible liability - 5/29/04 4:46 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iyad Allawi's selection as Iraqi prime minister gives Washington a major policy success after a series of embarrassing and costly setbacks. The U.S.-backed Shiite politician started his duties right away, consulting Saturday with the U.N. special envoy to pick his 26-member Cabinet, o ...
Marines, out of the picture, try to monitor Fallujah from afar - 5/29/04 3:08 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Behind rows of barbed wire, sandbags and armored Humvees, Iraqi laborers erected a fountain featuring a statue of two hands clasped in friendship.
Towns across the country dedicate war memorials to fallen soldiers in Iraq - 5/29/04 2:11 PM
FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) -- Pfc. Richard Becktel lost friends in Iraq, and he wants the nation to remember them as long as he does.
Powell says any request for help in Iraq after June 30 will come from Iraqis, not U.S. - 5/29/04 12:56 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Any request for international support in Iraq after the June 30 transfer of political power will come from the Iraqi interim government, not the United States, Secretary of State Colin Powell said.
U.S. soldiers exchange gunfire with fighters loyal to Shiite cleric - 5/29/04 6:34 AM
KUFA, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers and fighters loyal to a radical Shiite cleric exchanged gunfire here on Saturday, raising new fears about whether a plan to end a seven-week standoff here will hold.
Two blasts hit center of Baghdad - 5/29/04 4:15 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Two explosions were heard near the U.S.-led coalition headquarters in central Baghdad on Saturday, witnesses said.
New Iraqi interim leader highlights Security Council concern: Will new leaders be acceptable to Iraqis? - 5/29/04 2:02 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The unexpected choice of an anti-Saddam Hussein exile with close CIA ties as Iraq's interim prime minister highlights a major concern for many Security Council members: Will Iraq's 20 million people accept their new leaders?
Former opposition exile chosen as prime minister by Iraqi Governing Council - 5/29/04 1:55 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The United States has warmly endorsed a decision by the Iraqi Governing Council to select a longtime exile with strong ties to the CIA to be the new prime minister of Iraq's interim government despite U.N. concerns over his past links.

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