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Some Headlines Of Today

Thursday  September 23, 2004

Hostage's brother: U.S. hinders release 9/23/2004, 7:54 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The brother of a British hostage held by terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi accused the United States on Thursday of sabotaging efforts to save the captive's life, and the Italian government cast doubt on claims that two kidnapped Italian women have been slain.
A daily look at U.S. Iraq military deaths 9/23/2004, 7:23 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Thursday, Sept. 23, 2004, 1,039 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, 789 died as a result of hostile action and 250 died of non-hostile causes. The figures include three military civilians.
Top cleric calls for on-time vote in Iraq 9/23/2004, 3:57 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. warplanes blasted insurgent positions in Sadr City, and American ground troops pushed into the sprawling Baghdad slum Thursday in a new operation aimed at disarming the militia of a renegade anti-U.S. Shiite cleric.
Hostage's brother: U.S. hinders release 9/23/2004, 3:46 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The brother of a British hostage held by terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi accused the United States on Thursday of sabotaging efforts to save the captive's life, and the Italian government cast doubt on claims that two kidnapped Italian women have been slain.
A daily look at U.S. Iraq military deaths 9/23/2004, 3:39 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Thursday, Sept. 23, 2004, 1,039 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, 789 died as a result of hostile action and 250 died of non-hostile causes. The figures include three military civilians.
Top cleric calls for on-time vote in Iraq 9/23/2004, 2:55 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. warplanes blasted insurgent positions in Sadr City, and American ground troops pushed into the sprawling Baghdad slum Thursday in a new operation aimed at disarming the militia of a renegade anti-U.S. Shiite cleric.
Gunmen kill oil official in northern Iraq 9/23/2004, 1:34 p.m. PT
BASRA, Iraq (AP) Gunmen killed a senior official of Iraq's North Oil Co. in the northeastern city of Mosul on Thursday, less than two weeks after his boss escaped an assassination attempt, while saboteurs attacked an oil well near Baghdad and a pipeline in the south, officials said.
Iraqi scientist cautions about nukes 9/23/2004, 12:47 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) An Iraqi scientist-turned-author says the most significant pieces of his country's dormant nuclear program were buried under a lotus tree in his backyard, untouched for more than a decade before the U.S.-led invasion in 2003.
Group says it released a Canadian hostage 9/23/2004, 11:30 a.m. PT
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) A militant group said Thursday it had released a Canadian hostage, claiming that her company had met its demand to withdraw from Iraq.
Explosion heard in Baghdad; cause unclear 9/23/2004, 9:41 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A loud explosion echoed in the Iraqi capital on Thursday night.
Marine killed in Iraq's Anbar province 9/23/2004, 9:31 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A U.S. Marine was killed while conducting security operations in Anbar province, the military said Thursday.
Militants claim to have killed Italians 9/23/2004, 7:31 a.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) A militant group claimed in a Web posting Thursday that two Italian women taken hostage in Iraq had been killed, a day after another group made a similar statement. Neither claim could be immediately verified.
Iraqi leader thanks U.S., touts progress 9/23/2004, 7:20 a.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) Offering a simple, "Thank you America," Iraqi interim prime minister Ayad Allawi declared Thursday that his country is succeeding in its effort to move past the war that ousted Saddam Hussein.
U.S. warplanes attack insurgents in Iraq 9/23/2004, 7:04 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. warplanes fired on insurgent targets in the east Baghdad slum of Sadr City on Thursday. Iraqi doctors said one person was killed and 12 were injured, many of them children.
U.S. rules out Iraq women prisoner release 9/23/2004, 6:02 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Authorities insisted they won't give in to militants' demands to free female Iraqi prisoners despite the plea of a tearful British hostage begging Britain to save his life in a video released by his captors.
U.S. rules out Iraq women prisoner release 9/23/2004, 4:58 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Authorities insisted they won't give in to militants' demands to free female Iraqi prisoners despite the broadcast of a videotape that showed a tearful British hostage begging Britain to save his life.
Militants claim to have killed Italians 9/23/2004, 4:28 a.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) A militant group claimed in a Web posting Thursday that two Italian women taken hostage in Iraq had been killed, a day after another group made a similar statement. Neither claim could be immediately verified.
Top cleric pushes for Iraq elections soon 9/23/2004, 4:18 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's top Shiite Muslim cleric wants general elections in the country to take place on time and under U.N. supervision to make them "credible and transparent," one of his top aides said Thursday.
Gunmen kill oil official in northern Iraq 9/23/2004, 3:02 a.m. PT
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) Gunmen killed a senior official of Iraq's North Oil Co. in this northeastern city Thursday, less than two weeks after his boss escaped an assassination attempt, officials said.
U.S. attacks insurgents in Baghdad; 1 dead 9/23/2004, 1:58 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. warplanes attacked insurgent targets in the east Baghdad slum of Sadr City, killing at least one person and wounding 12, hospital officials said Thursday.

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