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Thursday  June 24, 2004

Poll: More than half now say Iraq war a mistake - 6/24/04 10:39 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For the first time, a majority of Americans say they think the United States made a mistake sending troops to Iraq, according to a poll released Thursday.
Ukrainian sailors reveal details about alleged torture in Baghdad's Abu Ghraib prison - 6/24/04 6:02 PM
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Two Ukrainian merchant seamen, who ended up in Abu Ghraib prison after being arrested in August, were kept naked and hooded for hours during their 10 months imprisonment, a top human rights official said Thursday.
Bush pushing for NATO to help in Iraq - 6/24/04 5:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Seeking help for Iraq, the White House challenged skeptical NATO members Thursday to provide security training and equipment for the beleaguered government in Baghdad and suggested that Muslim states were willing to offer assistance, as well.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 6/24/04 5:25 PM
As of Thursday, June 24, 842 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 622 died as a result of hostile action and 220 died of non-hostile causes.
Car bombs, armed attacks sweep Sunni Muslim areas of Iraq with less than a week to go before sovereignty - 6/24/04 5:15 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents set off car bombs and seized police stations Thursday in an offensive aimed at creating chaos ahead of next week's handover of power to a new Iraqi government. U.S. and Iraqi forces regained control in heavy fighting, but the day's violence killed more than 100 people, incl ...
Boy, woman in chador define predicament of civilians in turbulent Iraq - 6/24/04 5:03 PM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- Second-grader Ali Talmasan Qassim sobbed as he sat beneath a palm tree outside a hospital, nursing a gunshot wound in his arm. A few miles away, the body of a young woman in a black chador lay in a pool of blood near a smoldering car.
Car bombs, armed attacks sweep Sunni Muslim areas of Iraq with less than a week to go before sovereignty - 6/24/04 3:52 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents set off car bombs and seized police stations Thursday in a six-city offensive aimed at creating chaos ahead of next week's handover of power to a new Iraqi government. U.S. and Iraqi forces took back control in heavy fighting that killed more than 100 people and wounded abo ...
U.S. military court holds hearing for soldier accused in prison abuse scandal - 6/24/04 3:34 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. soldier accused in the Iraq prisoner abuse scandal appeared Thursday for the military equivalent of a grand jury hearing, the U.S. command said.
Iraqi government gains control of final 11 ministries still run by occupiers - 6/24/04 3:15 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Western advisers completed their handover of Iraq's remaining government ministries to Iraqis on Thursday, six days before the end of the U.S.-led occupation.
Bush pushing for NATO to help in Iraq - 6/24/04 3:04 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With a help-wanted letter from Iraq's new prime minister in hand, President Bush will challenge NATO to provide assistance to help quell increasing violence as the transfer of sovereignty nears, National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice said Thursday.
U.S., Iraq agree on immunity arrangement for American troops - 6/24/04 2:33 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- American troops in Iraq would remain immune from prosecution in local courts after the occupation officially ends, under an agreement in principle between the United States and the interim government in Baghdad.
Insurgents launch series of attacks in Sunni Muslim-dominated Iraq - 6/24/04 1:44 PM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents launched coordinated attacks Thursday against police and government buildings across Sunni Muslim areas of Iraq less than a week before the handover of sovereignty. The strikes killed 89 people, including three American soldiers, and wounded 318 people, Iraqi and U.S. offic ...
Iraqi government gains control of final 11 ministries still run by occupiers - 6/24/04 1:07 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Western advisers completed their handover of Iraq's remaining government ministries to Iraqis on Thursday, six days before the end of the U.S.-led occupation.
Insurgents launch series of attacks in Sunni Muslim-dominated Iraq - 6/24/04 1:02 PM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents launched coordinated attacks Thursday against police and government buildings across Sunni Muslim areas of Iraq less than a week before the handover of sovereignty. The strikes killed 89 people including, three American soldiers, and wounded 318 people, Iraqi and U.S. offic ...
Report: Two intelligence soldiers face homicide charge in suffocation of Iraqi general - 6/24/04 12:51 PM
DENVER (AP) -- The military plans to charge two intelligence soldiers in the suffocation death of an Iraqi general during an interrogation last fall, according to a newspaper report.
Bush pushing for NATO to help in Iraq - 6/24/04 12:18 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With a help-wanted letter from Iraq's new prime minister in hand, President Bush is appealing to NATO to help quell violence that has escalated as the June 30 transfer of sovereignty to Iraqis nears.
Insurgents launch series of attacks in Sunni Muslim-dominated Iraq - 6/24/04 12:06 PM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents launched coordinated attacks Thursday against police and government buildings across Sunni Muslim areas of Iraq less than a week before the handover of sovereignty. The strikes killed 69 people including, three American soldiers, and wounded more than 270 people, Iraqi and ...
Bush pushing for NATO to help in Iraq - 6/24/04 11:22 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With a help-wanted letter from Iraq's new prime minister in hand, President Bush is appealing to NATO to help quell violence that has escalated as the June 30 transfer of sovereignty to Iraqis nears.
Insurgents launch series of attacks in Sunni Muslim dominated Iraq; 69 reported dead - 6/24/04 11:21 AM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents launched coordinated attacks against police and government buildings across Iraq on Thursday, less than a week before the handover of sovereignty. The strikes killed 69 people, including three American soldiers, and wounded more than 270 people, Iraqi and U.S. officials sai ...
US and Iraq agree on immunity arrangement for American troops - 6/24/04 11:04 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- American troops serving in Iraq would be immune from prosecution in local courts under an agreement in principle between the United States and the interim government in Baghdad.
Insurgents launch attacks in Sunni Muslim areas of Iraq; al-Zarqawi claims responsibility - 6/24/04 11:02 AM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents launched coordinated attacks against police and government buildings across Iraq on Thursday, less than a week before the handover of sovereignty. The strikes killed 69 people, including three American soldiers, and wounded more than 270 people, Iraqi and U.S. officials sai ...
Insurgents launch series of attacks in Sunni Muslim dominated Iraq - 6/24/04 6:35 AM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents launched coordinated attacks against police and government buildings across Sunni Muslim areas of Iraq Thursday, killing 66 Iraqis and three U.S. soldiers less than a week before the handover of power.
U.S. helicopter makes emergency landing amid fighting in Fallujah - 6/24/04 4:44 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. Marine helicopter made an emergency landing Thursday outside of Fallujah amid clashes with insurgents around the restive city, the military said.
Report: Two intelligence soldiers face homicide charge in suffocation of Iraqi general - 6/24/04 4:26 AM
DENVER (AP) -- The military plans to charge two intelligence soldiers in the suffocation death of an Iraqi general during an interrogation last fall, according to a newspaper report.
Insurgents launch series of attacks on police stations in Sunni Triangle - 6/24/04 3:23 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents launched a series of apparently coordinated attacks Thursday across Sunni Muslim-dominated areas of Iraq, killing at least 21 people, including two U.S. soldiers, police and hospital officials said. Three explosions rocked Iraq's main northern city Mosul.
Al-Qaida-linked terrorists vow to assassinate Iraqi prime minister, insurgents attack police stations - 6/24/04 3:05 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The suspected mastermind of beheadings and bombings threatened to assassinate Iraq's prime minister a week before the new government takes power. Insurgents launched simultaneous attacks on police stations in the western Iraqi city of Ramadi, killing 21 people and wounding 13, officia ...
Insurgents launch simultaneous attacks on police stations across Sunni triangle - 6/24/04 2:13 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents launched a series of attacks on police stations across Iraq's "Sunni triangle" Thursday, killing at least 19 people, including a U.S. soldier, and wounding 16, officials said.
For the insurgents in Iraq, bombs and mortars are the weapons of choice - 6/24/04 2:03 AM
ABU GHRAIB, Iraq (AP) -- The most feared weapon in the arsenal of Iraqi insurgents is simple to make, easy to set off, impossible to trace and deadly effective: an old artillery shell with a detonator and a door bell attached to it.
Memos show confusion, dissent as Bush administration made interrogation policy - 6/24/04 1:58 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Dissension and confusion plagued the Bush administration as officials considered how far to go legally and morally in interrogating prisoners captured in the war on terror.
Bush pushing for NATO to help in Iraq - 6/24/04 1:47 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With a help-wanted letter from Iraq's new prime minister in hand, President Bush is appealing to NATO to help quell violence that has escalated as the June 30 transfer of sovereignty to Iraqis nears.
Al-Qaida-linked terrorists vow to assassinate Iraqi prime minister, police station attack kills 7 - 6/24/04 1:15 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The suspected mastermind of beheadings and bombings threatened to assassinate Iraq's prime minister a week before the new government takes power. Insurgents launched simultaneous attacks on police stations in the western Iraqi city of Ramadi, killing seven people and wounding 13, offi ...
Al-Qaida-linked terrorists vow to assassinate Iraqi prime minister, police station attack kills 17 - 6/24/04 1:12 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The suspected mastermind of beheadings and bombings threatened to assassinate Iraq's prime minister a week before the new government takes power. Insurgents launched simultaneous attacks on police stations in the western Iraqi city of Ramadi, killing seven people and wounding 13, offi ...
Insurgents launch simultaneous attacks on police stations in Ramadi, kill seven - 6/24/04 1:11 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents launched simultaneous attacks on police stations in a western Iraqi city Thursday, killing seven people and wounding 13, police and hospital officials said.
Insurgents launch simultaneous attacks on police stations in Ramadi - 6/24/04 12:44 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents launched simultaneous attacks on police stations in a western Iraqi city Thursday, killing 17 people and wounding 13, police and hospital officials said.
Justice Department rewriting advice on prisoner abuse against Iraqi scandal backdrop - 6/24/04 12:16 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Justice Department is rewriting its legal advice on how far U.S. interrogators can go to pry information from detainees, working under much different circumstances from the writers of earlier memos that appeared to justify torture.

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