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Thursday  June 3, 2004

Iraq wants multinational force to stay but authority over "security matters" - 6/3/04 11:33 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Iraq's incoming government needs the U.S.-led multinational force to stay to prevent civil war but insists on command of Iraqi forces and authority over "security matters," Iraq's foreign minister said Thursday.
Cheney, Rumsfeld on list of potential witnesses in prisoner abuse case - 6/3/04 10:59 PM
DENVER (AP) -- Vice President Dick Cheney and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld are on a "catchall list" of potential witnesses in the case of Pfc. Lynndie England, an Army reservist facing a court-martial for alleged abuse of Iraqi prisoners, her attorneys said Thursday.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 6/3/04 9:39 PM
As of Thursday, June 3, 813 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 596 died as a result of hostile action and 217 died of non-hostile causes.
Abuse at second Iraqi prison: Two Marine privates plead guilty to shocking detainee - 6/3/04 9:32 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Months after the Abu Ghraib prison abuse, two 19-year-old Marines pleaded guilty to giving electric shocks to an Iraqi prisoner at another detention facility, military officials said.
Iraq wants multinational force to stay but authority over "security matters" - 6/3/04 6:16 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Iraq's incoming government needs the U.S.-led multinational force to stay to prevent civil war but insists on command of Iraqi forces and authority over "security matters," Iraq's new foreign minister said Thursday.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 6/3/04 5:22 PM
As of Thursday, June 3, 813 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 596 died as a result of hostile action and 217 died of non-hostile causes.
Top Shiite cleric gives new government tacit endorsement, new clash in Kufa - 6/3/04 5:10 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's most influential Shiite figure gave tacit endorsement to the U.N.-appointed government Thursday, breaking nearly three months of silence over the country's political future. But the supreme religious leader in neighboring Iran dubbed the body a "lackey" of America.
Iraq wants multinational force to stay but authority over "security matters" - 6/3/04 5:00 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Iraq's foreign minister told the U.N. Security Council on Thursday that the new interim government wants the U.S.-led multinational force to stay but insists on authority over "security matters."
Top Shiite cleric gives new government tacit endorsement, new clash in Kufa - 6/3/04 4:15 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's most influential Shiite figure gave tacit endorsement to the U.N.-appointed government Thursday, breaking nearly three months of silence over the country's political future. But the supreme religious leader in neighboring Iran dubbed the body a "lackey" of America.
One-time Pentagon favorite, Chalabi takes on different role after fallout with Americans - 6/3/04 3:02 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Shunned by his former American backers, Ahmad Chalabi is reinventing himself, bowing out of high-power bargaining over a new Iraqi government to attempt to play the role of peacemaker in this holy Shiite city.
Problems in Iraq lead more Muslims to see U.S., Israel the same way - 6/3/04 2:59 PM
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) -- In the view of many American Muslims, the United States and Israel are so tight that Israel is practically the "51st state."
Chalabi accuses George Tenet of being behind allegations against him - 6/3/04 1:47 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi politician Ahmad Chalabi accused CIA director George Tenet on Thursday of being responsible for allegations that the former exile leader passed intelligence information to Iran.
Two Marine privates plead guilty to shocking Iraqi detainee at second prison - 6/3/04 1:10 PM
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Two 19-year-old Marines pleaded guilty to giving electric shocks to an Iraqi prisoner they were guarding in early April, months after the Abu Ghraib prison abuse, military officials said.
Respected cleric gives tacit support to new Iraqi government - 6/3/04 12:53 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric gave his tacit endorsement to the new interim government Thursday, and urged it to lobby the U.N. Security Council for full sovereignty to erase "all traces" of the American-run occupation.
Pachachi says he might run for president of Iraq - 6/3/04 12:37 PM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Adnan Pachachi, passed over for the post of Iraq's interim president, said Thursday he may run for the office when his country's transition from U.S. occupation to democracy is complete.
Influential cleric gives tacit endorsement to new government; U.S. troops battle Shiite militants in Kufa - 6/3/04 12:24 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Fighting broke out Thursday in nearby Kufa between U.S. soldiers and Shiite militiamen -- the eighth straight day of clashes since a deal last week to end the violence. The country's most influential Shiite cleric, meanwhile, tacitly endorsed Iraq's new interim government.
Negroponte says Iraq resolution only needs "fine-tuning"; key council members disagree - 6/3/04 12:18 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A revised U.N. resolution on transferring sovereignty to Iraq's interim government only needs "fine-tuning," the U.S. ambassador said, but key Security Council members, including France, Russia and China, insisted on major changes.
Mortar shells explode at Italian Embassy in Iraq, killing Iraqis - 6/3/04 11:21 AM
ROME (AP) -- Several mortar shells were fired Thursday at the Italian Embassy in Baghdad, the Foreign Ministry in Rome said. Italian officials said some Iraqis died, but an Iraqi police officer in Baghdad said one Iraqi was killed.
Iran's top leader: United States has installed 'lackey' government in Iraq, Bush a 'liar' - 6/3/04 9:42 AM
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's supreme leader said Thursday the United States has failed to bring reforms to Iraq and had installed an interim government there to be its "lackey."
Mortars explode at Italian Embassy in Iraq, killing Iraqis - 6/3/04 9:40 AM
ROME (AP) -- Several mortars shells were fired Thursday at the Italian Embassy in Baghdad, causing some Iraqi deaths, the Foreign Ministry in Rome said.
Mortars shells explode at Italian Embassy in Baghdad, killing Iraqis - 6/3/04 9:26 AM
ROME (AP) -- Several mortars were fired Thursday at the Italian Embassy in Baghdad, killing an undetermined number of Iraqis, the Foreign Ministry in Rome said.
U.S. troops battle Shiite militants in Kufa. At least five Iraqis killed - 6/3/04 8:54 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Fighting broke out Thursday between U.S. soldiers and Shiite militiamen in Kufa -- the eighth straight day of clashes that have all but ruined a deal signed last week aimed at ending violence in the holy city.
Pachachi says he might run for president of Iraq - 6/3/04 8:09 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Adnan Pachachi, passed over for the post of Iraq's interim president, said he may run for the office when his country's transition from U.S. occupation to democracy is complete.
U.S. troops battle Shiite militants in Kufa. At least five Iraqis killed - 6/3/04 7:30 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Fighting broke out Thursday between U.S. soldiers and Shiite militiamen in Kufa -- the eighth straight day of clashes since a deal last week to end violence in the holy city.
Negroponte says Iraq resolution only needs "fine-tuning" but key council members disagree - 6/3/04 6:43 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A revised U.N. resolution on transferring sovereignty to Iraq's interim government only needs "fine-tuning," the U.S. ambassador said, but key Security Council members including France, Russia and China insisted on major changes.
Arab leaders congratulate new Iraqi government, but many opinion-makers skeptical - 6/3/04 5:55 AM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Arab statesmen congratulated Iraq's interim government on its appointment, but opinion-makers question the new leaders' independence and one newspaper columnist likened them to an orchestra directed by an "American maestro."
Respected cleric gives tacit support to new Iraqi government - 6/3/04 5:37 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric gave his tacit endorsement to the new interim government Thursday, and urged it to lobby the U.N. Security Council for full sovereignty to erase "all traces" of the American-run occupation.
Respected cleric gives tacit approval to Iraq's interim government - 6/3/04 5:10 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric gave his tacit endorsement to the new interim government Thursday and urged it to lobby the U.N. Security Council for full sovereignty to erase "all traces" of the American-run occupation.
White House backs Senate curbs on $25 billion for Iraq, but not House version - 6/3/04 2:37 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- White House officials are accepting limits the Senate has voted to clamp on President Bush's request for $25 billion for Iraq and Afghanistan, but say House restrictions go too far.
Rocket strikes U.S. base at Kirkuk airport - 6/3/04 2:13 AM
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) -- A rocket struck a U.S. base in Kirkuk, touching off a fire at an ammunition dump that triggered massive explosions and forced the evacuation of a detention center, the U.S. military said Thursday. No one was hurt.
Second body in car ambush identified as Japanese journalist - 6/3/04 1:36 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- A charred body found in the wreckage of a car attacked in Iraq last week has been identified as that of a Japanese journalist, the government said Thursday.

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