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Friday  June 18, 2004

Lawyer says Afghan detainee died from heart attack, not alleged assault by CIA contractor - 6/18/04 9:36 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- A lawyer for the former CIA contractor accused of beating an Afghan detainee said Friday the prisoner died from a heart attack while in custody.
AP Interview: Interrogator in Iraq a witness to chaotic conditions, pressure for results - 6/18/04 8:03 PM
At 6-foot-5 and some 260 pounds, Torin Nelson looks like he wouldn't have much trouble scaring someone to talk. His eyes are deep set and pale blue; he talks slowly, with a quiet voice that you need to sometimes strain to hear.
Lebanese hostage released by Iraqi kidnappers, Lebanese government says - 6/18/04 7:57 PM
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) -- Iraqi kidnappers released a Lebanese construction worker kidnapped early this week, Lebanese government officials said Friday.
CIA contractor is charged under the Patriot Act in novel use of anti-terrorism law - 6/18/04 6:53 PM
The CIA contract employee accused of abusing a prisoner in Afghanistan is being prosecuted under the Patriot Act in what legal experts are calling a surprising -- and to some, troubling -- application of the new anti-terrorism law.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 6/18/04 6:53 PM
As of Friday, June 18, 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.
Insurgents kill one American, three Iraqis in pair of attacks in the Iraqi capital - 6/18/04 4:42 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents launched two deadly attacks Friday in Baghdad, killing an American soldier and wounding a civilian contractor in a mortar barrage on a U.S. base, and injuring three U.S. troops in a coordinated ambush in another part of the capital.
Crews push to repair pipelines ahead of anticipated export resumption - 6/18/04 4:36 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq hopes to resume partial crude oil exports this weekend and restore shipments fully by the end of next week following insurgent attacks that crippled the country's infrastructure.
Repair crews hope to have Iraqi oil exports flowing by end of next week - 6/18/04 2:28 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Crews struggled Friday to repair sabotaged oil pipelines in southern Iraq, hoping to resume vital exports by the end of next week. A senior U.S. officer said Iraqis themselves must provide information on insurgents if attacks by militants are to be stopped.
Putin says Russia gave U.S. information about potential Iraqi attacks in the United States - 6/18/04 1:56 PM
ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday his government warned Washington that Saddam Hussein's regime was preparing attacks in the United States and its interests abroad -- an assertion that appears to bolster President Bush's contention that Iraq was a threat.
Insurgents clash with U.S. forces near Baqouba - 6/18/04 12:57 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents clashed Friday with U.S. forces near Baghdad for the second time in as many days, and crews repairing a sabotaged crude oil pipeline expect to have full exports flowing by the end of next week.
CIA contractor charged with assault in death of Afghan detainee - 6/18/04 12:02 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- A CIA contractor charged with fatally assaulting an Afghan detainee was once fired from a Connecticut police department and had history of run-ins with wives and neighbors, authorities and acquaintances said.
Full Iraqi oil exports expected by the end of next week - 6/18/04 11:43 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Full crude oil exports from southern Iraq are expected to resume by the end of next week, as crews work to repair two major pipelines hit by insurgents, coalition officials said Friday.
Putin says Russia gave U.S. information about potential Iraqi attacks in the United States - 6/18/04 11:31 AM
ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) -- Russia gave the Bush administration intelligence after the September 11 attacks that suggested Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq was preparing attacks in the United States, President Vladimir Putin said Friday.
Insurgents clash with U.S. forces near Baqouba - 6/18/04 10:56 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents clashed Friday with U.S. forces near Baghdad for the second time in as many days, and crews repairing a sabotaged crude oil pipeline expect to have full exports flowing by the end of next week.
Full Iraqi oil exports expected by the end of next week - 6/18/04 9:45 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Full crude oil exports are expected by the end of next week, as crews work to repair two major southern pipelines hit by insurgents, coalition officials said Friday.
Putin says Russia gave U.S. information about potential Iraqi attacks in the United States - 6/18/04 9:13 AM
ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) -- Russia gave the Bush administration intelligence after the September 11 attacks that suggested Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq was preparing attacks in the United States, President Vladimir Putin said Friday.
Insurgents clash with U.S. forces near Baqouba - 6/18/04 8:24 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents clashed Friday with U.S. forces northeast of Baghdad for the second time in as many days, and two of the militants were killed, U.S. military officials said.
Putin says Russia gave U.S. information about potential Iraqi attacks in the United States - 6/18/04 8:17 AM
ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) -- Russia gave the Bush administration intelligence after the September 11 attacks that suggested Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq was preparing attacks in the United States, President Vladimir Putin said Friday.
Russian president says Moscow gave Washington information about possible Iraqi attacks - 6/18/04 7:50 AM
ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) -- Russia gave the Bush administration intelligence before the Iraq war that suggested Saddam Hussein's regime was preparing attacks against the United States and its interests abroad, President Vladimir Putin said Friday.
Iraqi defense minister promises tough action after deadly car bombs target security services - 6/18/04 6:29 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's defense minister promised a "house-to-house" search for suspects who planned a suicide car bombing near a recruitment center in Baghdad that killed at least 35 Iraqis hoping to join the military.
South Korea to send 3,000 troops to Iraq beginning in early August - 6/18/04 6:21 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea will send 3,000 soldiers to northern Iraq beginning in early August to assist the U.S.-led coalition, the Defense Ministry said Friday. Once the deployment is complete, South Korea will be the largest coalition partner after the United States and Britain.
Lebanese hostage released by Iraqi kidnappers, Lebanese government says - 6/18/04 5:28 AM
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) -- Iraqi kidnappers released a Lebanese construction worker kidnapped early this week, Lebanese government officials said Friday.
South Korean troop dispatch to Iraq to begin in early August - 6/18/04 5:16 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea will send 900 soldiers to northern Iraq in early August in the first stage of a troop deployment to assist the U.S.-led coalition, the Defense Ministry said Friday.
Iraqi defense minister promises tough action after car bombs targeting security services kill 41 - 6/18/04 5:10 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's defense minister promised a "house-to-house" search for suspects who planned a suicide car bombing near a recruitment center in Baghdad that killed at least 35 Iraqis hoping to join the military.
CIA contractor charged with assault in death of Afghan detainee - 6/18/04 4:47 AM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- A year ago, Abdul Wali went to a U.S. base in Afghanistan -- on his own accord -- and surrendered to authorities. They suspected him of participating in rocket attacks against the base and wanted to talk to him.
Cabinet approves plan for Japanese troops to join multinational force in Iraq - 6/18/04 3:28 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's Cabinet on Friday approved a plan for Japanese troops now in Iraq on a humanitarian mission to stay and join a U.N.-authorized multinational force after an interim Iraqi government takes control at the end of this month.
Insurgents clash with U.S. troops - 6/18/04 3:01 AM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents clashed with U.S. forces near this city northeast of Baghdad on Friday for the second time in as many days, U.S. military officials said.
CIA contractor charged with assault in death of Afghan detainee - 6/18/04 12:26 AM
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.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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