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Tuesday  August 3, 2004

Lawyer asks for release of CIA contractor accused of beating Afghan detainee - 8/3/04 7:20 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- A former CIA contractor being held without bail in the beating of an Afghan prisoner who later died should be released because he is neither a flight risk nor a danger to the community, his lawyer argued Tuesday.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 8/3/04 6:52 PM
As of Tuesday, Aug. 3, 916 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 680 died as a result of hostile action and 236 died of non-hostile causes.
Iraqis on tour banned from Memphis city hall by city council chair, who cited security concerns - 8/3/04 5:53 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Iraqis visiting on a civil rights tour were barred from city hall after the city council chairman said it was too dangerous to let them in.
Military prosecutor portray Pfc. Lynndie England as willing participant in Iraq prison photos - 8/3/04 5:11 PM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- Seeking to discredit claims that Pfc. Lynndie England was following orders, prosecutors portrayed her on Tuesday as an out-of-control soldier who was photographed mocking Iraqi prisoners "just for fun."
Six U.S. troops die in Iraq; insurgent attacks kill seven Iraqis - 8/3/04 4:48 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents killed seven Iraqi security personnel in a car bombing and other attacks Tuesday, and the U.S. military announced the deaths of six Americans, including four killed by guerrillas.
Confrontations between Iraqi police and Mahdi Army threaten fragile cease-fire - 8/3/04 3:10 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's militia has kidnapped 18 Iraqi police officers in hopes of using them as leverage to force authorities to free detained militants, police said Tuesday.
Turkish company withdraws from Iraq in hopes of saving missing worker - 8/3/04 2:46 PM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- A Turkish company that saw one of its employees executed by Iraqi insurgents announced Tuesday that it would withdraw its staff from the country.
Saddam's daughter says she must act as a politician because her father, others depend on her - 8/3/04 2:28 PM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Raghad Saddam Hussein said in an interview published Tuesday that as the eldest living child of the former Iraqi leader she must become a politician, because her father and many Iraqis were depending on her.
Despite insurgent attacks, Baghdad's mayor says: Tear down those walls! - 8/3/04 2:25 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Baghdad's new mayor wants his old city back.
Danish commanders in Iraq relieved of duties as investigation widens into claims of prisoner mistreatment - 8/3/04 2:23 PM
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- The defense minister dismissed the two top Danish military commanders in Iraq on Tuesday as an inquiry widened into charges that a Danish officer denied water to Iraqi detainees and made them sit in uncomfortable positions for long periods of time.
Kerry promise on Iraq rings of Nixon 'secret plan' on Vietnam, Eisenhower on Korea - 8/3/04 2:17 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- John Kerry says he can "put a deal together" as president to drastically reduce U.S. troop strength in Iraq, a pledge reminiscent of Richard Nixon's secret plan to end the Vietnam War and Dwight D. Eisenhower's promise to stop fighting in Korea.
Army unit that was posted to Abu Ghraib prison during scandal returns to United States - 8/3/04 12:54 PM
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Members of the Army reserve unit at the center of the Abu Ghraib prison scandal returned home from Iraq to a patriotic welcome, with their commanding officer saying their accomplishment's shouldn't be overlooked.
At hearing, witness says Pfc. Lynndie England told him infamous photos taken `for fun' - 8/3/04 12:16 PM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- An Army investigator testified Tuesday that Pfc. Lynndie England and other members of her unit told him that photos of naked Iraqi prisoners piled in pyramids and other humiliating poses were taken "just for fun."
Pakistan reiterates it has no plans to send troops to Iraq under present circumstances - 8/3/04 11:21 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) -- Pakistan's information minister said his country has no plans to send troops to Iraq under the present circumstances, but added that no final decision has been made.
Karpinski claims conspiracy kept her in dark over prison abuses - 8/3/04 9:59 AM
LONDON (AP) -- The general who headed the U.S. military prison at Abu Ghraib said in an interview broadcast Tuesday that there had been a conspiracy to prevent her knowing about prisoner abuse at the jail.
Roadside bomb in Iraqi capital kills local police chief, officer - 8/3/04 9:24 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgent bombers killed four Iraqi national guardsmen, a police chief and a patrolman Tuesday in the militants' unrelenting attacks against the country's security forces.
Car bomb kills at least four Iraqi guardsmen at checkpoint outside Iraqi city of Baqouba - 8/3/04 9:23 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb exploded Tuesday at an Iraqi National Guard checkpoint outside the city of Baqouba, killing at least four guardsmen and wounding six others, Iraqi authorities said.
Car bomb kills six Iraqi guardsmen at checkpoint outside Iraqi city of Baqouba - 8/3/04 9:11 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb exploded Tuesday at an Iraqi National Guard checkpoint outside the city of Baqouba, killing six guardsmen and wounding six others, Iraqi authorities said.
Karpinski claims conspiracy kept her in dark over prison abuses - 8/3/04 8:18 AM
LONDON (AP) -- The general who headed the U.S. military prison at Abu Ghraib said in an interview broadcast Tuesday that there had been a conspiracy to prevent her knowing about prisoner abuse at the jail.
Roadside bomb in Iraqi capital kills local police chief, officer - 8/3/04 8:11 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A roadside bomb killed a local police chief and another officer in Baghdad on Tuesday, hospital and police officials said, in the latest insurgent attack on Iraq's battered police forces.
Car bomb kills three Iraqi guardsmen at checkpoint outside Iraqi city of Baqouba - 8/3/04 7:55 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb exploded Tuesday at an Iraqi National Guard checkpoint outside the city of Baqouba, killing three guardsmen and wounding four others, the U.S. military said.
Army unit that was posted to Abu Ghraib prison during scandal returns to United States - 8/3/04 5:57 AM
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Members of the Army reserve unit at the center of the Abu Ghraib prison scandal returned home from Iraq to a patriotic welcome, with their commanding officer saying their accomplishment's shouldn't be overlooked.
Military hearing set to decide whether Pfc. Lynndie England should face court martial for role in Iraq prison scandal - 8/3/04 2:56 AM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- Earlier this year, a petite, mop-topped soldier became a central figure in the Abu Ghraib prison scandal that shocked the world when she turned up in numerous photographs, smiling and giving the thumbs-up in the presence of naked, hooded Iraqi detainees.
Assailants kill two policemen in Iraqi capital - 8/3/04 2:11 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Assailants detonated a roadside bomb in the Iraqi capital on Tuesday, killing a local police chief and another officer, hospital and police officials said.
Kerry promise on Iraq rings of Nixon 'secret plan' on Vietnam, Eisenhower on Korea - 8/3/04 1:33 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- John Kerry says he can "put a deal together" as president to drastically reduce U.S. troop strength in Iraq, a pledge reminiscent of Richard Nixon's secret plan to end the Vietnam War and Dwight D. Eisenhower's promise to stop fighting in Korea.

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