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Tuesday  June 8, 2004

Ashcroft defends prisoner questioning in testy exchange with senators - 6/8/04 11:13 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General John Ashcroft, pressed by senators in testy exchanges Tuesday, refused to make public Justice Department memos that contended a wartime president was not bound by anti-torture laws or treaties.
U.N. Security Council unanimously backs transfer of sovereignty to Iraq's new government - 6/8/04 10:06 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council gave resounding approval Tuesday to a resolution endorsing the transfer of sovereignty to Iraq's new government by the end of June. President Bush said the measure will set the stage for democracy in Iraq and be a "catalyst for change" in the Middle East.
U.N. Security Council unanimously backs transfer of sovereignty to Iraq's new government - 6/8/04 8:05 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council gave resounding approval Tuesday to a resolution endorsing the transfer of sovereignty to Iraq's new government by the end of June. President Bush said the measure will set the stage for democracy in Iraq and be a "catalyst for change" in the Middle East.
Iraqi foreign minister see legitimacy in U.N. resolution - 6/8/04 6:55 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- A U.N. resolution on Iraqi sovereignty will give the country's new interim government the "international legitimacy" it needs with its people and neighboring countries, Iraq's foreign minister said Tuesday.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 6/8/04 5:34 PM
As of Tuesday, June 8, 825 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 607 died as a result of hostile action and 218 died of non-hostile causes.
Ashcroft defends prisoner questioning in testy exchange with senators - 6/8/04 5:32 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General John Ashcroft, pressed by senators in testy exchanges Tuesday, refused to make public Justice Department memos that contended a wartime president was not bound by anti-torture laws or treaties.
Ashcroft says no administration order violated prisoner anti-torture principles - 6/8/04 5:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General John Ashcroft denied on Tuesday that President Bush had issued orders that would have allowed violations of U.S. laws or treaties that ban torture of prisoners.
Unanimous U.N. resolution on Iraq wins time for new Iraqi government, enhances its international stature - 6/8/04 5:04 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.N. resolution approved by the 15-member Security Council buys time for the new Iraqi government -- boosting its international stature as it struggles to win acceptance and cope with a security crisis at home.
U.N. Security Council unanimously backs transfer of sovereignty to Iraq's new government - 6/8/04 4:57 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council gave a resounding 15-0 endorsement Tuesday to a U.S. resolution backing the transfer of sovereignty to Iraq's new government 14 months after the fall of Saddam Hussein. President Bush predicted the measure would instill democracy and be a "catalyst for chang ...
Most U.S. troop deaths so far this month were Guard or Reserve soldiers - 6/8/04 4:39 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In the first week of June, nine of the 13 announced U.S. troop deaths in Iraq were National Guard or Reserve soldiers, an extraordinarily high toll on part-time troops.
Car bombers kill 15; six European soldiers die in blast south of Baghdad - 6/8/04 4:08 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Car bombers blasted targets in two Iraqi cities Tuesday, killing 15 people -- including a U.S. soldier -- and wounding 50. Six European soldiers died when munitions they were transporting exploded south of Baghdad.
Key Security Council members predict unanimous vote on Iraq resolution - 6/8/04 3:51 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council was expected to give a resounding 15-0 endorsement Tuesday to a U.S. resolution granting Iraq's new government sovereignty 14 months after the fall of Saddam Hussein. President Bush predicted the measure would instill democracy and be a "catalyst for change" ...
U.S. special forces free Italian, Polish hostages in raid; seven Turks reported kidnapped - 6/8/04 2:49 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. special forces Tuesday freed four hostages -- three Italians and a Pole -- south of Baghdad, the top U.S. general said, in the first successful commando raid to rescue foreigners caught up in Iraq's wave of kidnappings.
American-Ukrainian joint venture wins contract to equip new Iraqi army - 6/8/04 2:46 PM
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- An American-Ukrainian joint venture has been awarded a contract worth $78 million to equip Iraq's new army, the Foreign Ministry announced Tuesday.
Iraqi foreign minister see legitimacy in U.N. resolution - 6/8/04 1:36 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- A U.N. resolution on Iraqi sovereignty will give the country's new interim government the "international legitimacy" it needs with its people and neighboring countries, Iraq's foreign minister said Tuesday.
Administration lawyers concluded president has legal authority to order torture - 6/8/04 1:33 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General John Ashcroft said Tuesday he was not aware of any order by President Bush that would violate U.S. laws or treaties banning torture of military prisoners captured in Iraq or elsewhere in the war on terrorism.
Bush predicts unanimous vote on U.N. resolution - 6/8/04 1:16 PM
SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) -- President Bush predicted a unanimous U.N. Security Council vote on a resolution dealing with post-occupation Iraq, calling it a "catalyst for change" in the region and a welcome kickoff for an eight-power economic summit.
Bush predicts unanimous vote on U.N. resolution - 6/8/04 1:06 PM
SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) -- President Bush predicted a unanimous U.N. Security Council vote on a resolution dealing with post-occupation Iraq, calling it a "catalyst for change" in the region and a welcome kickoff for an eight-power economic summit.
U.S. special forces free Italian, Polish hostages in raid; seven Turks reported kidnapped - 6/8/04 12:59 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. special forces freed three Italian and a Polish hostages Tuesday south of Baghdad, the top U.S. general said, in the first successful commando raid to rescue foreigners caught up in Iraq's wave of kidnappings.
Chalabi aide: Jordanian fraud conviction handled improperly - 6/8/04 12:19 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A spokesman for Iraqi politician Ahmad Chalabi released a document Tuesday that suggests the former Iraqi exile's 1992 conviction for bank fraud was handled improperly.
Administration lawyers concluded president has legal authority to order torture - 6/8/04 11:52 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General John Ashcroft said Tuesday he was not aware of any order by President Bush that would violate U.S. laws or treaties banning torture of military prisoners captured in Iraq or elsewhere in the war on terrorism.
U.S. general in Iraq says hostages freed in military operation; INCORPORATES BC-Italy-Iraq-Abductions, 2nd Ld-Writethru - 6/8/04 11:36 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Coalition forces freed Italian and Polish hostages in bloodless American commando operation Tuesday south of Baghdad, the top U.S. general in Iraq said.
Germany, France promise support on Iraq resolution after U.S.-British compromise - 6/8/04 11:21 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States called for a vote Tuesday on a revised U.N. resolution defining the new Iraqi government's powers. The measure appeared to have overwhelming support after a last-minute compromise won the backing of the war's sharpest critics, France and Germany.
Iraqi resistance force display Turkish hostages - 6/8/04 11:13 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi resistance forces displayed seven Turks said to have been kidnapped because they worked for Americans and threatened companies cooperating with U.S. forces with more attacks.
Car bombs shake two Iraqi cities; six European soldiers die in blast south of Baghdad - 6/8/04 11:09 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Two car bombs exploded in separate cities in Iraq Tuesday, killing at least 14 Iraqis and one U.S. soldier. Dozens were wounded, including 10 American soldiers. A U.S. Marine was killed in action west of Baghdad.
U.S. general in Iraq says hostages freed in military operation - 6/8/04 10:58 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Coalition forces freed Italian and Polish hostages in military operation south of Baghdad on Tuesday, the top U.S. general in Iraq said.
Prime minister, oil minister declare interim government in full control of oil sector - 6/8/04 9:47 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi officials declared Tuesday that the interim government has assumed full control of the country's oil industry ahead of the June 30 handover of sovereignty from the U.S.-led occupation administration.
Gunmen open fire at U.S. Marines - 6/8/04 9:43 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen opened fire Tuesday at U.S. Marines stationed near a suburb of the restive city of Fallujah, touching off a fire fight that killed one Iraqi woman, witnesses said.
Italians, Polish officials says four hostages are free - 6/8/04 9:36 AM
ROME (AP) -- Three Italians and a Polish contractor who were abducted in Iraq have been freed by U.S. special forces near Baghdad, the government and Polish officials said Tuesday.
Government says three Italian hostages are free - 6/8/04 8:55 AM
ROME (AP) -- Three Italians and a Polish contractor who were abducted in Iraq have been freed, the government and Polish television reported Tuesday.
Pole, three others said freed from Iraqi captors; confusion about fate of Italian hostages - 6/8/04 8:27 AM
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- A Polish television station reported Tuesday that three Italians and a Polish contractor kidnapped in Iraq had been freed.
Germany to back new Iraq resolution - 6/8/04 7:56 AM
BERLIN (AP) -- Germany will vote for the new U.N. resolution endorsing the restoration of Iraq's sovereignty, Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer said Tuesday.
U.S.-British compromise clears way for European support on Iraq resolution; vote expected Tuesday - 6/8/04 6:14 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States called for a vote on a U.N. resolution endorsing the restoration of Iraq's sovereignty after striking a last-minute compromise. France said it would vote for the measure, and German support also looked likely.
Six soldiers from Poland, Slovakia and Latvia killed defusing munitions in Iraq - 6/8/04 4:56 AM
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- A massive explosion tore through an Iraqi munitions dump Tuesday, killing six soldiers from Poland, Latvia and Slovakia as they were defusing munitions.
U.S.-British compromise clears way for Europeans to support resolution on Iraq; vote expected Tuesday - 6/8/04 4:03 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States called for a vote on a U.N. resolution endorsing the restoration of Iraq's sovereignty after a last-minute compromise. France said it would vote for the measure, and German support also seemed likely.
Suicide car bombing kills 14 Iraqis and one U.S. soldier - 6/8/04 3:29 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Three car bombs shook the northern Iraqi cities of Baqouba and Mosul on Tuesday, killing at least 14 Iraqis and one U.S. soldier. At least 126 people were wounded, including 10 U.S. soldiers.
France to vote for new U.N. resolution - 6/8/04 3:24 AM
PARIS (AP) -- France will vote for the new U.N. resolution on the return of sovereignty to Iraq, Foreign Minister Michel Barnier said Tuesday.
Suicide car bombing kills four Iraqis, wounds 12, outside U.S. base in Baqouba - 6/8/04 3:18 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Three car bombs shook the northern Iraqi cities of Baqouba and Mosul on Tuesday, killing at least 14 Iraqis and one U.S. soldier. At least 126 people were wounded, including 10 U.S. soldiers.
Two car bombs explode in northern Iraq, 10 dead and 100 wounded. - 6/8/04 3:02 AM
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- Two car bombs exploded Tuesday in the northern city of Mosul, killing 10 and wounding 100 people, the U.S. military said.
Apparent car bomb explodes outside school in northern Iraq - 6/8/04 2:35 AM
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- An apparent car bomb exploded Tuesday near a school in the northern city of Mosul, witnesses said. The number of casualties was uncertain.
Military families question Pentagon brass on soldiers' lengthy service - 6/8/04 2:24 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's been 550 days since members of the 94th Military Police Company left their homes.
Iraqi government announces accord to dissolve nine militias; al-Sadr's forces not a part of deal - 6/8/04 1:47 AM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- A suicide attacker detonated a car bomb during rush hour outside a U.S. base in Baqouba Tuesday, killing four Iraqis and injuring 12 others, police said.
Archives of Saddam rule were destroyed at Iraqi National Library as Baghdad fell - 6/8/04 1:42 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Fires at the Iraq National Library set as U.S. forces took over Baghdad did not destroy large numbers of rare books and ancient manuscripts as initially feared, U.S. investigators say.
Car bomb explodes outside a U.S. base, four Iraqis killed and 12 injured. - 6/8/04 1:18 AM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- A suicide attacker detonated a car bomb during rush hour outside a U.S. base in Baqouba, killing four Iraqis and injuring 12 others, police said.
Car bomb explodes outside a U.S. base, killing four and wounding 12 - 6/8/04 1:00 AM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb exploded at rush hour outside a U.S. base in the city of Baqouba, killing four Iraqis and wounding 12 others, police said.
Car bomb explodes outside a U.S. base - 6/8/04 12:50 AM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb exploded at rush hour outside a U.S. base in Baqouba, about 30 miles northeast of Baghdad, police said.

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