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Thursday  May 8, 2003

Snow tells Congress that financial rebuilding effort in Iraq is under way - 5/8/03 11:36 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Treasury Secretary John Snow said Thursday a U.S. team in Iraq is moving to get a financial system in place in hopes that within six months there will be a strong flow of oil revenue to support rebuilding.
From surrenders to commando raids, Iraq's most wanted falling into U.S. hands - 5/8/03 11:29 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nighttime commando raids nabbed some of Iraq's most wanted. Others meekly surrendered. Tariq Aziz answered a knock on the door of a family home and found himself face to face with U.S. troops.
Draft proposal of U.S.-supported resolution for U.N. Security Council on Iraq - 5/8/03 11:14 PM
9. Calls upon Member States and international and regional organizations to contribute to the implementation of this resolution;
Key points of U.S.-British draft resolution on Iraq - 5/8/03 11:07 PM
Some key points of the United States and Britain's draft resolution for U.N. approval to run Iraq for at least a year:
Bush hopeful that another U.N. split on Iraq can be avoided - 5/8/03 10:50 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A day before kicking off another U.N. battle over Iraq, President Bush tried to build support Thursday for his postwar goals, filling the White House with leaders of countries allied behind the U.S.-led military campaign.
U.S. resolution calls for U.S. and Britain to run Iraq for at least a year with U.N. playing limited role - 5/8/03 10:27 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States and Britain launched a campaign Thursday for U.N. approval to run Iraq for at least a year, acknowledging for the first time that they are the "occupying powers" in the country.
Iraqi lawyer who helped save American POW honored by lawyers' group - 5/8/03 10:16 PM
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) -- An Iraqi lawyer who helped U.S. troops rescue prisoner of war Jessica Lynch was honored Thursday by a state lawyers' group.
Iraqi opposition meets with U.S. on security and future government - 5/8/03 8:54 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Five longtime Iraqi opponents of Saddam Hussein agreed Thursday to broaden the membership of their informal council -- the potential core of a new government -- by adding a Shiite Muslim group and the son of an old-guard democrat
Hezbollah may help Iraqis if they decide to fight Americans - 5/8/03 6:53 PM
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) -- The Hezbollah leader said Thursday his guerrilla organization -- which fought Israeli forces to a standoff in southern Lebanon -- might join Iraqis if they decide to launch an insurgency against U.S. forces.
Coalition holding about 200 non-Iraqi prisoners in Iraq - 5/8/03 6:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 200 non-Iraqis are among the prisoners held by the United States in Iraq, Army officials said Thursday.
Snow tells Congress that financial rebuilding effort in Iraq is under way - 5/8/03 5:57 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Treasury Secretary John Snow said Thursday a U.S. team in Iraq is moving to get a financial system in place in hopes that within six months there will be a strong flow of oil revenue to support rebuilding.
Doctor for former POW Lynch says she may never remember what happened to her in Iraq - 5/8/03 5:11 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former POW Jessica Lynch, making progress after surgeries for injuries sustained in Iraq, is doing well emotionally but still cannot remember her capture and may never do so, one of her doctors said Thursday.
Two American soldiers reported shot and killed in separate Baghdad attacks - 5/8/03 4:53 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Two American soldiers were killed Thursday in separate attacks in Baghdad -- one a bold daylight shooting at close range and the other a sniper attack, military officials said.
Top U.S. military notes progress in Iraq, calls for patience - 5/8/03 4:31 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The American military officer in charge of postwar Iraq warned Thursday against expecting quick solutions which "will not come overnight," but said he was satisfied with progress in securing Baghdad.
Weapons-hunting chief says no conclusion yet on suspected `biolab' - 5/8/03 3:57 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- American experts are withholding judgment on a trailer described by Washington officials as a suspected Iraqi mobile laboratory for biological weapons, the commander of the U.S. military's weapons hunting unit said Thursday.
U.S. will introduce resolution Friday calling for end to sanctions against Iraq - 5/8/03 3:42 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States will introduce a resolution Friday calling for the United Nations to lift sanctions on Iraq immediately and phase out the oil-for-food aid program over the next four months, diplomats said Thursday.
Iraqis battle long lines, mounting frustration in daily search for gas - 5/8/03 1:54 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- When Salah Alwiha got to the gas station, the line snaked around the block. Seven hours later, when he finally pushed his car to the front, the news was enough to make him scream: The pumps were empty.
Burned Iraqi girl brought to Michigan for treatment, thanks to train conductor - 5/8/03 1:29 PM
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- A 15-year-old Iraqi girl who was severely burned during coalition bombing was brought to the United States for treatment in an effort that started with a train conductor who saw her on television.
Soldier reported shot and killed on Baghdad bridge - 5/8/03 12:44 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An American soldier was shot and killed Thursday in a bold daylight attack on a Baghdad bridge, military officers said.
Coalition released 7,000 Iraqi prisoners so far - 5/8/03 12:41 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Coalition forces have released some 7,000 prisoners captured during the war in Iraq, defense officials said Thursday.
Top U.S. military official in Iraq: Progress at hand, but be patient - 5/8/03 11:55 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The American military officer in charge of postwar Iraq expressed satisfaction Thursday at the progress being made in the capital but warned against talk of quick solutions, saying they "will not come overnight."
Burned Iraqi girl brought to Michigan for treatment, thanks to train conductor - 5/8/03 11:13 AM
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- A 15-year-old Iraqi girl who was severely burned during coalition bombing was brought to the United States for treatment in an effort that started with a train conductor who saw her on television.
U.S. official in Moscow to discuss Iraq sanctions - 5/8/03 10:48 AM
MOSCOW (AP) -- A U.S. official sought Russia's support Thursday for the removal of economic sanctions against Iraq, which Moscow has said cannot be lifted until it is clear the country has no weapons of mass destruction.
Doctor: former POW Lynch may never remember what happened to her in Iraq - 5/8/03 9:34 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's unlikely that Pfc. Jessica Lynch will ever remember what happened in Iraq when her Army convoy was ambushed and she was taken as a prisoner of war, her doctor said Thursday.
Bush hopeful that another U.N. split on Iraq can be avoided - 5/8/03 9:16 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Bush administration is preparing to engage in another U.N. showdown over its goals for postwar Iraq, but the president sees reason for optimism.
U.S. adviser: Saddam likely to face court in Iraq if captured - 5/8/03 8:39 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Saddam Hussein and his top lieutenants are likely to face trial in an Iraqi court if they are captured alive, the U.S. adviser to Iraq's Justice Ministry said Thursday.
British soldier killed in apparent shooting accident in Iraq - 5/8/03 5:00 AM
LONDON (AP) -- A British paratrooper died in what appeared to be a shooting accident at his army base in Iraq, British defense officials said Thursday.
U.S. to urge U.N. to lift sanctions against Iraq and phase out oil-for-food program - 5/8/03 4:06 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States will urge the U.N. Security Council this week to lift sanctions on Iraq immediately and phase out the oil-for-food aid program over the next four months, diplomats said. But the proposal already faces opposition from Russia and France.
Army commander says Iraqis found creative ways to defend against U.S. invaders - 5/8/03 3:56 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. Army commander in Iraq who caused a stir early in the war by saying Iraqi resistance was tougher than forecast offered new evidence Wednesday -- and no apology for upsetting anyone.
Pentagon to triple size of team hunting for weapons - 5/8/03 2:20 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- About 2,000 more experts are being sent to Iraq to help look for banned weapons as well as regime leaders, terrorists and more.
In Saddam's hometown, American troops making slow inroads in trying to build trust - 5/8/03 1:47 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- From the outset, it was clear that the task would be monumental.
Resented by Iraqis for special treatment from Saddam, Palestinians fear the worst - 5/8/03 1:46 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Saddam Hussein championed their cause -- protected and pampered them for decades. The special treatment left them open to charges they were a dictator's lackeys, and with Saddam gone, Iraq's small Palestinian community is worried about the future.
Central California farm town mourns soldier killed in Iraq - 5/8/03 12:23 AM
DELANO, Calif. (AP) -- A soldier who died in northern Iraq was remembered Wednesday as a fearless warrior and role model for children in the tiny farm town where he grew up.

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