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Thursday  June 17, 2004

CIA contractor charged with assault in death of Afghan detainee - 6/17/04 11:42 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A former Army ranger hired by the CIA to conduct interrogations was charged Thursday with assaulting an Afghan detainee who died after two days of beatings, the first time civilian charges have been brought in the investigation of prisoner abuse in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Civilian accused of assaulting detainee who later died is former Green Beret - 6/17/04 11:02 PM
LILLINGTON, N.C. (AP) -- David Passaro, the CIA contractor charged with assaulting an Afghan detainee who later died, is a former Green Beret medic and Army Ranger who has worked for the last two years in a civilian job for the Army.
Japan's Cabinet approves plan for troops to join multinational force after power transfer in Iraq - 6/17/04 10:59 PM
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's Cabinet on Friday approved a plan for Japanese troops now in Iraq on a humanitarian mission to remain as part of a multinational force after an interim government takes control.
Civilian accused in Afghan prisoner's death is former Green Beret, Army Ranger - 6/17/04 10:52 PM
LILLINGTON, N.C. (AP) -- David Passaro, the CIA contractor charged with assaulting an Afghan detainee who later died, is a former Green Beret medic and Army Ranger who has worked for the last two years in a civilian job for the Army.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 6/17/04 8:01 PM
As of Thursday, June 17, 831 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 612 died as a result of hostile action and 219 died of non-hostile causes.
CIA contractor charged with assault in death of Afghan detainee - 6/17/04 6:51 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A former Army ranger hired by the CIA to conduct interrogations was charged Thursday with assaulting an Afghan detainee who died after two days of beatings, the first time civilian charges have been brought in the investigation of prisoner abuse in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Senate Democrats try to subpoena administration documents on interrogation - 6/17/04 5:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans on Thursday lined up to defeat an attempt by Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats to subpoena Justice Department memos on how torture conventions apply in the interrogation of terror suspects.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 6/17/04 5:28 PM
As of Thursday, June 17, 831 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 612 died as a result of hostile action and 219 died of non-hostile causes.
Turkish, Egyptian truck drivers released in Iraq - 6/17/04 4:27 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Two truck drivers -- a Turk and an Egyptian -- were released to an Iraqi journalist on Thursday, weeks after being kidnapped near the restive city of Fallujah.
Spate of car bombings shows Jordanian terrorist may be changing tactics - 6/17/04 4:18 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The unprecedented spate of suicide bombs tearing into Iraqi crowds this month suggests a change in tactics by the man the U.S. military believes is behind many of the attacks, Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
Car bombs kill 41 in Iraq, targeting security services ahead of handover - 6/17/04 3:52 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Car bombers targeted Iraq's security services Thursday, blasting Iraqis hoping to join the military in Baghdad and a civil defense post north of the capital, killing 41 people and wounding nearly 150.
Senate Democrats try to subpoena administration documents on interrogation - 6/17/04 2:18 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans on Thursday lined up to defeat an attempt by Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats to subpoena Justice Department memos on the use of torture in the interrogations of suspected terrorists.
U.S. military investigating death of detainee at Iraq's notorious Abu Ghraib prison - 6/17/04 1:43 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military is investigating a detainee's death this week at Baghdad's notorious Abu Ghraib prison, the U.S. command said Thursday.
Turkish, Egyptian truck drivers released in Iraq - 6/17/04 1:42 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Two truck drivers -- a Turk and an Egyptian -- were released and handed over to an Iraqi journalist Thursday, weeks after being kidnapped near the restive city of Fallujah.
Car bombs kill at least 41 Iraqis, wound more than 138 - 6/17/04 11:49 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A sport utility vehicle packed with artillery shells blew up Thursday in a crowd of people waiting to volunteer for the Iraqi military, killing at least 35 people and wounding 138. Another car bomb north of the capital killed six members of the Iraqi security forces.
Some of the deadly attacks on Iraqi police, security and military forces - 6/17/04 11:41 AM
Iraqi insurgents frequently target Iraqi armed forces -- using everything from lethal gun attacks to assassinations and devastating bombings. Here are some of the deadliest attacks on Iraqi soldiers, police or security forces
Some of the deadliest attacks on Iraqi police, security and military forces - 6/17/04 11:32 AM
Iraqi insurgents frequently target Iraqi armed forces -- using everything from lethal gun attacks to assassinations and devastating bombings. Here are some of the deadliest attacks on Iraqi soldiers, police or security forces
Car bombs in Baghdad and north of the capital kill at least 41 Iraqis, wound more than 138 - 6/17/04 10:23 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A sport utility vehicle packed with artillery shells blew up Thursday in a crowd of people waiting to volunteer for the Iraqi military, killing at least 35 people and wounding 138. Another car bomb north of the capital killed six members of the Iraqi security forces.
Car bombs in Baghdad and two the north kill at least 41 Iraqis, wound more than 138 - 6/17/04 9:53 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A sport utility vehicle packed with artillery shells blew up Thursday in a crowd of people waiting to volunteer for the Iraqi military, killing at least 35 people and wounding 138. Another car bomb north of the capital killed six members of the Iraqi security forces.
Iraq's interior minister says there are links between Baghdad car bombing and Zarqawi - 6/17/04 9:45 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's interior minister said there were links between Thursday car bombing outside a Baghdad military recruiting station and Jordanian-born terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
Two car bombs targeting Iraqi armed forces kill at least 41 Iraqis, wound more than 138 - 6/17/04 8:49 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A sport-utility vehicle packed with artillery shells blew up Thursday in a crowd of people waiting to volunteer for the Iraqi military, killing at least 35 and wounding 138. Another car bomb north of the capital killed six members of the Iraqi security forces.
Car bomb blows up in crowd outside Iraqi military recruiting center, at least 35 dead and 138 wounded - 6/17/04 7:11 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A sport-utility vehicle packed with artillery shells blew up Thursday in a crowd of people waiting to volunteer for the Iraqi military, killing at least 35 and wounding 138.
Car bomb slams into Iraqi recruiting center during rush hour, killing at least 30 and wounding 132 - 6/17/04 6:46 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A sport-utility vehicle packed with artillery shells blew up in a crowd of people waiting to volunteer for the Iraqi military, killing at least 35 and wounding 138 on Thursday in the deadliest attack in months.
Workers' comp claims from Americans working in Iraq could cost government millions - 6/17/04 5:13 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Almost half of all injury and death claims filed by U.S. government contractors so far this year were for incidents that occurred in Iraq.
South Korea's ruling party supports troop deployment to Iraq - 6/17/04 4:35 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea's ruling party on Thursday backed government plans to send 3,600 soldiers to northern Iraq, overcoming resistance from some members who had demanded that the long-delayed dispatch be reconsidered.
Car bomb slams into recruiting center during rush hour - 6/17/04 4:19 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A sport utility vehicle packed with artillery shells slammed into a crowd of people waiting to volunteer Thursday for the Iraqi military, killing at least 30 people and wounding at least 132, authorities said. A U.S. military officer said the bombing was believed to be a suicide attac ...
British government condemns Baghdad car bombing - 6/17/04 4:07 AM
LONDON (AP) -- An early morning car bomb in Baghdad was "an attack directly at the Iraqi people" aimed at disrupting the transfer of power later this month, British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw said Thursday.
Car bomb explodes outside Iraqi civil defense recruiting center, killing at least 21 - 6/17/04 2:52 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car slammed into a crowd of volunteers outside a civil defense recruiting center and exploded, killing at least 21 people and wounding at least 69, police said.
Explosion rocks central Baghdad, at least 21 killed - 6/17/04 2:37 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car slammed into a crowd and exploded Thursday outside a recruiting station for Iraqi security forces. At least 21 people were killed and 69 wounded in the blast, police said.
Iraq struggles to protect vast oil infrastructure - 6/17/04 2:09 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Hundreds of miles of pipeline snake through Iraq's vast, remote desert, and with the country's security in disarray, there aren't many people to protect it.
Car explodes outside Iraqi army recruiting station, wounding dozens - 6/17/04 2:01 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car drove into a crowd and exploded Thursday outside a recruiting station for the Iraqi army, injuring dozens, police said.
Car bomb goes off outside Iraqi army recruiting station, wounding dozens - 6/17/04 1:58 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car drove into a crowd and exploded Thursday outside a recruiting station for the Iraqi army, injuring dozens, police said.
Explosion rocks central Baghdad near army recruiting center - 6/17/04 1:41 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An explosion rocked central Baghdad on Thursday near a recruiting center for the Iraqi army, and witnesses said there were casualties.
Explosion heard in central Baghdad - 6/17/04 1:19 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An explosion was heard in central Baghdad on Thursday, and a cloud of brown smoke rose above the city.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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