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Some Headlines Of Today

Wednesday  September 8, 2004

Soldiers say danger keeps them on guard 9/8/2004, 11:29 p.m. PT
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) The slow, steady loss of American lives in Iraq hasn't been enough to scare Sgt. Donald Buczek from his job of escorting convoys across the sun-hammered heartland of the country's rebellion but it does keep him on his guard.
More than 10,000 Iraqis die in Baghdad 9/8/2004, 11:06 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) While America mourns the deaths of more than 1,000 of its sons and daughters in the Iraq campaign, far more Iraqis have died since the United States invaded in March 2003. No official, reliable figures exist, but private estimates range from 10,000 to 30,000 killed across the nation.
U.S. hits Fallujah building militants used 9/8/2004, 10:39 p.m. PT
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) American warplanes fired missiles on a building used by an al-Qaida-linked militant group in the rebel stronghold of Fallujah early Thursday, the U.S. military said.
Russia, others worry over Iraq scrap metal 9/8/2004, 6:34 p.m. PT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) Russia and many other Security Council nations expressed serious concern Wednesday that Iraq is shipping scrap metal that could be used to produce weapons of mass destruction out of the country to unknown destinations.
A daily look at U.S. Iraq military deaths 9/8/2004, 5:00 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Wednesday, Sept. 8, 1,005 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 759 died as a result of hostile action and 246 died of non-hostile causes. The figures include three military civilians.
Italy politicians work to release hostages 9/8/2004, 4:32 p.m. PT
ROME (AP) Squabbling Italian politicians pledged Wednesday to put aside their differences over the Iraq war and work together to free two female aid workers abducted in Baghdad the third time Italian citizens have been taken hostage in Iraq over the past six months.
AP: Thousands of Iraqis estimated killed 9/8/2004, 3:54 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) At Sheik Omar Clinic, a big book records 10,363 violent deaths in Baghdad and nearby towns since the war began last year deaths caused by car bombs, clashes between Iraqis and coalition forces, mortar attacks, revenge killings and robberies.
U.S. jets hit insurgent areas in Fallujah 9/8/2004, 3:43 p.m. PT
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) U.S. jets pounded insurgent positions in Fallujah for a second straight day Wednesday, raising plumes of smoke but leaving no extensive damage or signs of weakening the Sunni militants who have steadily expanded their control of this city about 30 miles west of Baghdad.
Foreign aid groups in Iraq boost security 9/8/2004, 3:13 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Foreign aid workers in Iraq bolted their doors, hired more guards or installed spy cameras outside their Baghdad offices Wednesday as they considered whether to leave the country altogether after the kidnapping of two female Italian relief workers.
U.S. helicopter crashes near Baghdad 9/8/2004, 12:49 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A U.S. military helicopter crashed Wednesday west of Baghdad, but all four personnel aboard survived, the U.S. command said.
U.S. hits militant strongholds in Fallujah 9/8/2004, 9:06 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. warplanes hammered suspected militant strongholds in Fallujah on Wednesday after a suicide bombing there and a series of attacks in Baghdad pushed the number of U.S. military deaths in the Iraq campaign past 1,000.
Italy politicians work to release hostages 9/8/2004, 8:57 a.m. PT
ROME (AP) Squabbling Italian politicians pledged Wednesday to put aside their differences over the Iraq war and work together to free two female aid workers abducted in Baghdad the third time Italian citizens have been taken hostage in Iraq over the past six months.
U.S. general says Samarra will fall 9/8/2004, 8:53 a.m. PT
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) One way or another, the U.S. Army and its Iraqi allies will seize the rebel-held city of Samarra before January's general election, the U.S. Army commander responsible for the city said Wednesday.
U.S. military deaths in Iraq pass 1,000 9/8/2004, 4:59 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A spate of attacks including a suicide car bombing pushed the number of U.S. military deaths in the Iraq campaign past 1,000, with the majority inflicted by an insurgency that bloomed after President Bush declared major combat over.
Italy seeks unity amid kidnapping outrage 9/8/2004, 3:34 a.m. PT
ROME (AP) Premier Silvio Berlusconi called for a united front against terrorism and Pope John Paul II led prayers for their release, as Italians expressed outrage over the kidnapping of two female Italian aid workers in Iraq.
U.S. warplanes strike Fallujah; two dead 9/8/2004, 2:48 a.m. PT
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) U.S. warplanes launched strikes in the insurgent-held city of Fallujah on Wednesday, hitting at suspected militant hideouts used to plan attacks on American forces, the U.S. military said. At least two people were killed, hospital officials said.

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