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Tuesday  June 22, 2004

U.S. authorities delay three letters from Saddam to his family, Red Cross says - 6/22/04 11:29 PM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- The international Red Cross is pressing U.S. authorities to release three letters sent by Saddam Hussein in detention to his family.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 6/22/04 8:27 PM
As of Tuesday, June 22, 840 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 620 died as a result of hostile action and 220 died of non-hostile causes.
Bush claimed right to waive anti-torture laws; Rumsfeld OK'd marathon questioning, prisoner threats - 6/22/04 8:08 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush claimed the right to waive anti-torture laws and treaties covering prisoners of war after the invasion of Afghanistan, and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld authorized guards to strip detainees and threaten them with dogs, according to documents released Tuesday.
Bush claimed right to waive anti-torture laws; Rumsfeld OK'd marathon questioning, prisoner threats - 6/22/04 7:18 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush claimed the right to waive anti-torture laws and treaties covering prisoners of war after the invasion of Afghanistan, and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld authorized guards to strip detainees and threaten them with dogs, according to documents released Tuesday.
Bush claimed right to waive anti-terror laws; Rumsfeld OK'd marathon questioning, prisoner threats - 6/22/04 6:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush claimed the right to waive anti-torture laws and treaties covering prisoners of war after the invasion of Afghanistan, and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld authorized guards to strip detainees and threaten them with dogs, according to documents released Tuesday.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 6/22/04 6:32 PM
As of Tuesday, June 22, 840 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 620 died as a result of hostile action and 220 died of non-hostile causes.
Bush administration disavows memo that appeared to justify torture in anti-terror war - 6/22/04 6:21 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Justice Department on Tuesday disavowed a memo that appeared to justify the use of torture in the war on terror and argued that the president's wartime powers superseded anti-torture laws and treaties.
Wolfowitz describes Chalabi's activities as "mixed picture" - 6/22/04 6:07 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz insisted Tuesday that the Ahmed Chalabi's organization provided information that helped U.S. forces in Iraq, but conceded that some of the Iraqi politician's recent behavior was "puzzling."
Bombings, kidnappings and other incidents linked to al-Zarqawi - 6/22/04 6:06 PM
Attacks claimed by groups associated with Jordanian terror suspect Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, who is believed to have ties to al-Qaida
Delay in hearing for soldier accused of abusing Iraqis was caused by lawyer's resignation - 6/22/04 5:54 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- A three-week delay in the military court hearing for a soldier seen in some of the most notorious abuse photos from an Iraqi prison was caused by the resignation of another of her lawyers.
Militants in Iraq behead South Korean hostage, then U.S. launches airstrike on safehouse - 6/22/04 5:35 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Islamic militants Tuesday beheaded a South Korean who pleaded in a heart-wrenching videotape that "I don't want to die" after his government refused to pull its troops from Iraq. He was the third foreign hostage decapitated in the Middle East in little over a month.
ite House releases documents on deliberations leading to interrogation tactics - 6/22/04 5:28 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Stung by suggestions the administration had condoned torture, the White House released hundreds of pages of documents Tuesday concerning the treatment of prisoners captured in the war against terror, and President Bush said, "I have never ordered torture."
U.S. investigators determine Abu Ghraib prison death was heart attack - 6/22/04 5:02 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. officials investigating the death of an Iraqi inmate at Abu Ghraib prison this month has determined the detainee died of a heart attack, the military said Tuesday.
Militants in Iraq kill South Korean hostage; Arab TV says he was beheaded - 6/22/04 5:01 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Islamic militants beheaded a Korean hostage Tuesday after South Korea refused to cancel a troop deployment to Iraq, and the U.S. military launched an airstrike against a safehouse used by the kidnap group, which is led by the country's most wanted terrorist.
U.S. official: Saddam stays in U.S. hands under Iraqi laws - 6/22/04 4:37 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The United States will transfer legal custody of Saddam Hussein and other top prisoners to Iraqi authorities as soon as Iraqi courts issue the necessary warrants, a U.S. official said Tuesday.
Military confirms strike in Fallujah - 6/22/04 3:55 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The United States launched an airstrike Tuesday in Fallujah on a safehouse used by followers of Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi -- the second strike against the terror network in three days, the U.S. military said.
Witnesses report large explosions in Fallujah - 6/22/04 3:37 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Witnesses said large explosions rocked Fallujah late Tuesday in the same area as a U.S. airstrike last weekend. The Americans said the weekend attack targeted a safehouse used by the terrorist network of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
Militants in Iraq kill South Korean hostage; Arab TV says he was beheaded - 6/22/04 3:21 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An Iraqi militant group beheaded its South Korean hostage, officials said Tuesday, just hours after a go-between said the execution had been delayed and there were negotiations for the man's release.
White House plans to release large file of documents on deliberations leading to interrogation tactics - 6/22/04 2:49 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House has decided to release a thick file of papers documenting its internal deliberations on rules for interrogating prisoners in facilities from Abu Ghraib in Iraq to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
White House plans to release large file of documents on deliberations leading to interrogation tactics - 6/22/04 2:39 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House has decided to release a thick file of papers documenting its internal deliberations on rules for interrogating prisoners in facilities from Abu Ghraib in Iraq to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Militants in Iraq kill South Korean hostage; Arab TV says he was beheaded - 6/22/04 2:33 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An Iraqi militant group has beheaded its South Korean hostage, Al-Jazeera television reported Tuesday, just hours after a go-between said the execution had been delayed and there were negotiations for the man's release.
Al-Jazeera reports South Korean has been beheaded by his Iraqi militant kidnappers - 6/22/04 1:45 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An Iraqi militant group has beheaded its South Korean hostage, Al-Jazeera television reported Tuesday, just hours after a go-between said the execution had been delayed and there were negotiations for the man's release.
Wolfowitz describes Chalabi's activities as "mixed picture" - 6/22/04 1:34 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz insisted Tuesday that Iraqi politician Ahmad Chalabi's organization provided information that helped U.S. forces in Iraq but conceded that some of Chalabi's recent behavior was "puzzling."
White House plans to release large file of documents on deliberations leading to interrogation tactics - 6/22/04 12:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House plans to release a thick file of papers documenting its internal deliberations on rules for interrogating prisoners in facilities from Abu Ghraib in Iraq to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
South Korean captive still alive after deadline for execution passes - 6/22/04 11:59 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Kidnappers of a South Korean businessman extended their deadline for his execution, an intermediary said Tuesday, and the Seoul government said it would evacuate all its citizens working for businesses in Iraq by early July.
Saboteurs blast oil pipeline in northern Iraq - 6/22/04 11:22 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Saboteurs blasted a key oil pipeline transporting crude oil from the northern town of Beji to one of the countries largest oil refineries -- another in a series of attacks targeting Iraq's infrastructure, authorities said Tuesday
To train for Iraq's roads, the lesson is: Drive fast and drive hard - 6/22/04 10:54 AM
WAMPUM, Pa. (AP) -- At a racetrack north of Pittsburgh, the air is thick with the smell of burning rubber and overheated brake pads. Cars hit speeds of 100 mph, then execute 180-degree, sliding turns.
South Korean captive reported still alive after deadline for his execution passes - 6/22/04 10:45 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Kidnappers of a South Korean businessman extended their deadline for his execution, an intermediary said Tuesday, and the Seoul government said it would evacuate all its citizens working for businesses in Iraq by early July.
France supports cuts in Iraq's $122 billion debt but no write-off - 6/22/04 10:27 AM
PARIS (AP) -- France does not support writing off Iraq's nearly $122 billion in debt, though Paris will consider a substantial reduction, French officials said Tuesday.
Military judge refuses to grant new Article 32 hearing to Abu Ghraib defendant - 6/22/04 10:05 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A military court judge refused Tuesday to order a new Article 32 investigation into allegations that Staff Sgt. Ivan L. "Chip" Frederick II abused inmates at Abu Ghraib prison.
United States will hand over legal custody of Saddam to interim governmnet - 6/22/04 9:10 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The United States will hand legal custody of Saddam Hussein and an undetermined number of former regime figures to the interim Iraqi government as soon as Iraqi courts issue warrants for their arrest and request the transfer, a U.S. official said Tuesday.
South Korean captive reported still alive after deadline for his execution passes - 6/22/04 9:04 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Kidnappers of a South Korean businessman extended their deadline for his execution, an intermediary said Tuesday, and the Seoul government said it would evacuate all its citizens working for businesses in Iraq by early July.
Coalition forces leader denies authorizing prisoner abuse in Iraq - 6/22/04 8:50 AM
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) -- The commander of coalition forces in Iraq is denying that he had any involvement in authorizing prisoner abuse during interrogations.
To train for Iraq's roads, the lesson is: Drive fast and drive hard - 6/22/04 7:41 AM
WAMPUM, Pa. (AP) -- At a racetrack north of Pittsburgh, the air is thick with the smell of burning rubber and overheated brake pads. Cars hit speeds of 100 mph, then execute 180-degree, sliding turns.
U.S. military says it will hold Article 32 hearing in Ambuhl case - 6/22/04 6:47 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. Army scheduled the military equivalent of a grand jury hearing for Spc. Sabrina Harman in the Abu Ghraib prison scandal case, the U.S. command said Tuesday.
South Korea to evacuate businessmen from Iraq as country awaits word on hostage - 6/22/04 6:30 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea said Tuesday it will evacuate all of its nationals doing business in Iraq as the country awaited word on a countryman held by militants there and threatened with beheading.
WITHHOLD - 6/22/04 6:22 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Withhold BC-Iraq-Ambuhl. The Associated Press has received a conflicting report on the identity of a soldier whose case will go to an Article 32 hearing this week. The AP is pursuing clarification.
U.S. military says unscheduled hearing to be held in Abu Ghraib prison case - 6/22/04 5:29 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- One of the defendants in the Abu Ghraib prison scandal case opted to go forward with his pretrial hearing Tuesday even though his civilian lawyer will not be present at the session in Iraq, the military said.
Report: Abducted South Korean in Iraq still alive after execution deadline expires - 6/22/04 5:02 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- An abducted South Korean in Iraq was alive Tuesday, a day after a deadline for his execution had expired, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.
More attacks on U.S. troops in Baghdad and Baqouba; Iran says it will prosecute British sailors - 6/22/04 4:03 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A mortar attack in Baghdad and two assaults on U.S. forces northeast of the capital killed one soldier and wounded nine others, the military said Tuesday, as militants showed no sign of letting up in attacks against Americans ahead of the June 30 transfer of sovereignty.

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