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Some Headlines Of Today

Friday  September 17, 2004

'Brain Rangers' monitor GIs' mental health 9/17/2004, 10:51 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Add long working days in 110 degree heat with the threat of death at the hands of insurgents. Subtract families, friends and spouses the troops are separated from by thousands of miles. Multiply by a yearlong tour. The result, sometimes, is battle fatigue.
Baghdad violence leaves at least 52 dead 9/17/2004, 6:46 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A suicide car bomber slammed into a line of police cars sealing off a Baghdad neighborhood Friday as American troops rounded up dozens of suspected militants, capping a day of violence across Iraq that left at least 52 dead.
Baghdad violence leaves at least 52 dead 9/17/2004, 4:08 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A suicide car bomber slammed into a line of police cars sealing off a Baghdad neighborhood Friday as American troops rounded up dozens of suspected militants, capping a day of violence across Iraq that left at least 52 dead.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 9/17/2004, 2:10 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Friday, Sept. 17, 2004, 1,027 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 777 died as a result of hostile action and 250 died of non-hostile causes. The figures include three military civilians.
British troops, militants clash in Iraq 9/17/2004, 1:48 p.m. PT
BASRA, Iraq (AP) British troops took control of the offices of Muqtada al-Sadr in the southern city of Basra on Friday after clashing with militants loyal to the rebel cleric, witnesses said.
Suicide bomber targets Baghdad police 9/17/2004, 12:09 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A suicide attacker detonated a car bomb by police on a Baghdad bridge, and U.S. troops foiled a second suicide vehicle bombing in attacks Friday that killed at least five people and wounding at least 21. The bombings came hours after U.S. jets pounded the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah, leaving at least 44 dead.
U.S. jet fires at house in Fallujah 9/17/2004, 11:42 a.m. PT
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) An American jet fired a missile at a house where about 10 members of an al-Qaida-linked group were believed to be meeting in the Sunni insurgent stronghold of Fallujah on Friday, police and the U.S. military said. At least three people were killed.
Insurgency deepens plight of Iraq's Allawi 9/17/2004, 11:30 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Ali Eidan knew exactly where to put the blame for the blood he swept off the floor of his grocery store after a bomb blast killed dozens of people: the interim government of Prime Minister Ayad Allawi.
Foreigners taken hostage in Iraq tops 120 9/17/2004, 10:55 a.m. PT
(AP) Insurgents in Iraq have kidnapped more than 120 foreigners in their campaign to drive out coalition forces and hamper reconstruction
U.S., allies protest Annan claim on Iraq 9/17/2004, 9:03 a.m. PT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) Secretary-General Kofi Annan's claim that the war in Iraq was illegal drew strong protest from the United States and its allies but little comment from the war's opponents, who appeared unwilling to revisit the question.
France, Belgium delay NATO Iraq agreement 9/17/2004, 7:57 a.m. PT
NOORDWIJK, Netherlands (AP) France and Belgium, two of the most vocal critics of the U.S. war in Iraq, would not agree Friday to a planned expansion of NATO's military training mission in Iraq, but officials were confident that a deal could be reached within coming days.
Explosions rock central Baghdad 9/17/2004, 5:46 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A series of explosions rocked central Baghdad on Friday afternoon during a day of violence in the capital. The cause or exact location of the blasts was not immediately clear. The blasts came only hours after a suicide car bomb detonated near a row of parked police cars, killing at least five people and wounding 20.
U.S. forces pound Fallujah; 44 said dead 9/17/2004, 4:21 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A suicide attacker detonated a car packed with explosives in front of a row of parked police cars in central Baghdad on Friday, killing at least five people and wounding 20, officials said.
U.S. troops battle insurgents in Baghdad 9/17/2004, 3:11 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) American and Iraqi forces raided suspected insurgent hideouts in the Iraqi capital on Friday, sparking a gunbattle on a main Baghdad thoroughfare, the Interior Ministry said.
Car bomb hits Iraq police convoy; 5 dead 9/17/2004, 2:44 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A suicide attacker detonated a car packed with explosives in downtown Baghdad as a police convoy drove by, killing five people, officials said.
Iraqi VP details peace talks with tribes 9/17/2004, 1:30 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi authorities are holding talks with tribal leaders in the western Anbar province and Baghdad's tense Sadr City in hopes that militias will hand over their weapons in exchange for a U.S. troop pullback, Iraq's vice president told The Associated Press.

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