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Monday  June 7, 2004

Revised U.S. resolution on Iraq appears to gain key European support on Security Council - 6/7/04 11:22 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States appeared to win important French and German approval Monday for a resolution on Iraq that will confer legitimacy on the interim government taking over from the U.S.-led occupation.
Text of the latest U.N. draft resolution on Iraq - 6/7/04 10:26 PM
The United States and Britain circulated a revised draft of a resolution on Iraq to Security Council members Monday
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 6/7/04 8:00 PM
As of Monday, June 7, 820 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 603 died as a result of hostile action and 217 died of non-hostile causes.
Administration lawyers argued Bush has authority to legally order torture - 6/7/04 7:57 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A group of lawyers in the Bush administration argued in a paper last year that the president has supreme authority over the questioning of terrorist suspects, and can legally order interrogators to torture or commit other crimes against them.
U.S lawmakers, Iraqi prime minister discuss violence in Iraq - 6/7/04 7:32 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The first delegation of lawmakers to meet with Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi said Monday he expects a spike in violence over the next several weeks by insurgents hoping to mar the partial transfer of sovereignty from the United States.
Official in charge of de-Baathification program wanted by Germany in 2002 embassy takeover - 6/7/04 7:25 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An Iraqi official charged with purging Saddam Hussein's Baath party from government faces prison if he returns to Germany -- his home of 25 years -- for his role in an Iraqi Embassy raid.
U.S., Britain promise to coordinate military moves with Iraqi government, but no veto over major operations - 6/7/04 6:39 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States and Britain submitted a new draft Monday of their U.N. resolution on Iraq, promising "close coordination" between multinational forces and the interim Iraqi government -- but not an Iraqi veto over major military actions as France and others want.
U.S. and Britain promise to coordinate military moves with Iraqi government - 6/7/04 3:50 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States and Britain on Monday submitted a new draft of their U.N. resolution on Iraq that promises "close coordination" between multinational forces and the interim Iraqi government but not an Iraqi veto over military action.
General: All Iraq troops equipped with protective vests - 6/7/04 3:47 PM
COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (AP) -- The Army's top supply commander said Monday that all American troops in Iraq are now equipped with bullet-resistant vests, after a shortage that led many soldiers to pay for costly body armor themselves.
One U.S. soldier killed, two wounded in convoy attack south of Baghdad - 6/7/04 2:31 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A roadside bomb Monday killed an American soldier and wounded two others south of Baghdad, the U.S. military said.
U.S. and Britain press for quick U.N. vote; Europeans want Iraqi military veto - 6/7/04 2:15 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States and Britain are pushing for a quick vote on a new Iraq resolution, but France and Germany are backing an amendment to ensure that Iraq's new interim government can veto major operations by the U.S.-led multinational force.
Nine political parties agree to disband militias; radical cleric's not among them - 6/7/04 2:14 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Nine major political parties agreed Monday to disband their militias, the interim prime minister said, although radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's fighters did not join the agreement.
Three civilian contractors injured in roadside bomb attack in northern Iraq - 6/7/04 1:53 PM
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- A roadside bomb Monday wounded three civilian security contractors working in northern Iraq for the London-based firm Global Risk Strategies, the U.S. military said.
U.S. army base comes under attack - 6/7/04 1:51 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Assailants fired mortar rounds at a U.S. army base in the mainly Sunni neighborhood of al-Azimiyah in Baghdad at around 9 p.m. Monday, witnesses said.
Gunmen kill senior official of Iraq's largest Shiite party in Baghdad - 6/7/04 11:38 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen killed a senior official in Iraq's largest Shiite political party Monday in a drive-by shooting in Baghdad, a party aide said.
General refuses to rule out longer extension for U.S. troops in Iraq - 6/7/04 9:24 AM
WIESBADEN, Germany (AP) -- Gen. Richard Myers, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Monday he could not rule out keeping soldiers from the 1st Armored Division in Iraq beyond a previously announced three-month extension.
Soldier dies while on guard duty - 6/7/04 9:11 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. soldier serving in Baghdad died after collapsing while on guard duty, the American military said Monday.
Prime Minister announces that nine militia forces will disband - 6/7/04 7:23 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Nine major political parties agreed Monday to disband their militias, the interim prime minister said Monday. The agreement does not include the militia of radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr.
Explosions rock Kufa mosque compound as ammunition dump catches fire, nine injured - 6/7/04 5:30 AM
KUFA, Iraq (AP) -- Explosions rocked the compound surrounding the Kufa mosque on Monday after ammunition used by fighters loyal to Muqtada al-Sadr apparently caught fire, witnesses and Shiite militia members said. At least nine people were hurt.
Explosions heard in Kufa mosque compound - 6/7/04 5:18 AM
KUFA, Iraq (AP) -- Explosions rocked the compound surrounding the Kufa mosque on Monday after ammunition used by fighters loyal to Muqtada al-Sadr apparently caught fire, witnesses and Shiite militia members said.
Al-Qaida-affiliated group claims responsibility for deadly Baghdad attacks - 6/7/04 5:02 AM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- A Web site posting purportedly written by a group affiliated with al-Qaida terror network has claimed responsibility for deadly attacks outside a U.S. military base in Iraq and an ambush that killed four employees of an American security company.
Explosions heard in Kufa mosque - 6/7/04 4:43 AM
KUFA, Iraq (AP) -- Explosions rocked the compound surrounding the Kufa mosque on Monday after ammunition used by fighters loyal to Muqtada al-Sadr apparently caught fire, witnesses and Shiite militia members said.
Police back on the streets of Najaf; holy shrine still in hands of militiamen - 6/7/04 4:18 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- A speeding white pickup truck pulled over and Kalashnikov-wielding policemen poured out, taking positions near coils of barbed wire and making it clear they've arrived to safeguard peace between American troops and Shiite militiamen.
U.S., Britain press for vote on U.N. role in Iraq; but France, Germany want Iraqi veto power over military - 6/7/04 3:36 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States and Britain are pushing for a quick vote on a new Iraq resolution, but France and Germany are backing an amendment to ensure that Iraq's new interim government can veto major operations by the U.S.-led multinational force.
Assailants attack Marine camp outside insurgent stronghold Fallujah - 6/7/04 3:22 AM
CAMP MERCURY, Iraq (AP) -- Assailants fired two rockets at a Marine base outside the restive city of Fallujah but caused no damage or casualties, Marine officers said Monday.
Persistent Iraqi violence undermines tribunal that will try Saddam Hussein - 6/7/04 2:10 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Fearing for his life, an American-educated Iraqi assigned to set up the court to try Saddam Hussein works from a secret office and rarely sleeps in the same bed twice.

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