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Some Headlines Of Today

Saturday  May 17, 2003

British troops teach Iraqi schoolchildren about mine awareness - 5/17/03 8:23 PM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- Scanning the crowd of students around him, Sgt. Maj. Nick Pettit pointed to the array of land mines, grenades and mortars laid out at his feet.
U.S. military, trying to restore Iraq security, acknowledges the unexpected happened - 5/17/03 4:20 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Senior U.S. military officials acknowledged on Saturday they have encountered unexpected obstacles to restoring security in Baghdad, including the dilemma of who should be in custody and who shouldn't.
U.S. officer in Iraq returns to site of his first battle and finds peace - 5/17/03 3:21 PM
HINDIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- The last time Capt. Chris Carter was on the bridge, he rescued a woman from the crossfire between U.S. and Iraqi fighters.
Northern Iraqi oil city to get semi-democratic town council - 5/17/03 2:53 PM
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) -- Leading citizens of Iraq's primary northern oil town will select a city council next week, becoming the second major community in the north to take a step toward democracy, the top U.S. commander in the region said Saturday.
U.S. military, trying to restore Iraq security, acknowledges the unexpected happened - 5/17/03 2:47 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Senior U.S. military officials acknowledged on Saturday they have encountered unexpected obstacles to restoring security in Baghdad, including the dilemma of who should be in custody and who shouldn't.
In northern Iraq, season's harvest puts U.S. in middle of Kurdish-Arab dispute - 5/17/03 2:23 PM
MAKHMUR, Iraq (AP) -- It's harvest time in the rolling, golden hills of northern Iraq. And this year's expected bumper crop is aggravating a bitter dispute over who owns it -- Kurdish landowners expelled by Saddam Hussein, or the Arab farmers who replaced them.
Questions linger about Hillah battle that left hundreds of civilian casualties - 5/17/03 1:40 PM
HILLAH, Iraq (AP) -- The telltale evidence is everywhere: in the pattern of blast marks gouged in a schoolyard's concrete, in the yellow metal casings that once held small bombs, in the bomblets themselves.
Cluster munitions date from Vietnam War - 5/17/03 1:40 PM
Cluster munitions were first used in the Vietnam War. The name derives from their design: A bomb, rocket or howitzer shell casing opens in midair to spew out small cluster bomb units, or CBUs, over a wide area.
Northern Iraqi oil city to get semi-democratic town council - 5/17/03 1:39 PM
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) -- Leading citizens of Iraq's primary northern oil town will select a city council next week, becoming the second major community in the north to take a step toward democracy, the top U.S. commander in the region said Saturday.
WASHINGTON TODAY: Bush is more forgiving of some war critics than others - 5/17/03 1:29 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Bush administration is mending fences with some allies opposed to the Iraq war, but reconciliation is far from evenhanded.
Lieberman wants hearings on lack of competition for Iraq contracts - 5/17/03 12:12 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Joe Lieberman, a hopeful for the Democratic presidential nomination, is urging Senate hearings on the Bush administration's limited competition for contracts to rebuild Iraq.
Britain's flagship aircraft carrier comes home from Iraq war - 5/17/03 11:40 AM
LONDON (AP) -- Thousands of people greeted Britain's flagship aircraft carrier Saturday on its return from leading the country's Persian Gulf task force during the Iraq war.
Bones unearthed in central Iraq; former exile group links them to missing Kuwaitis - 5/17/03 11:33 AM
HABANIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- Searchers at an Iraqi military firing range have unearthed human bones and articles of clothing they say belong to a mass grave of people executed in the 1990s.
Major concessions needed if U.S. wants unanimous vote to lift Iraq sanctions - 5/17/03 11:10 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- If Secretary of State Colin Powell wants a unanimous Security Council vote to lift sanctions against Iraq, the United States will have to make major concessions to Russia, China and France -- giving the United Nations a bigger role in postwar Iraq.
No. 10 on U.S. most-wanted list in Iraq taken into custody - 5/17/03 10:31 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A former top official of Saddam Hussein's Republican Guard and No. 10 on the coalition's most-wanted list surrendered to coalition forces in Baghdad on Saturday, the U.S. military said.
Northern Iraqi oil city to get new council; security remains top concern - 5/17/03 7:37 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The northern oil city of Kirkuk will become the latest community in Iraq to edge toward democracy next week when it installs a new municipal council, the U.S. military commander in the region said Saturday.
Tracking missing Iraqi artifacts will take years, investigator says - 5/17/03 2:14 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A team of U.S. investigators has recovered 951 artifacts stolen from the Iraq National Museum but tracking down the rest will take years, they say.
Americans, Iraqis blame Saddam's amnesty of prisoners before war for country's crimes - 5/17/03 1:39 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A few months before the war, Saddam Hussein freed some 100,000 prisoners, most of them hardened criminals. Now, with security tenuous across Iraq and Baghdad plagued by crime and fear, U.S. officials are blaming that general amnesty for much of the chaos.

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