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Thursday  October 21, 2004

Frederick gets 8 years in Iraq abuse case 10/21/2004, 8:10 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The highest-ranking U.S. soldier charged in the Abu Ghraib prison case was sentenced Thursday to eight years in prison, the severest punishment so far in the scandal that broke in April with the publication of photos and video showing Americans humiliating and abusing naked Iraqis.
Panel: 248 companies received Iraqi oil 10/21/2004, 7:26 p.m. PT
NEW YORK (AP) The independent panel investigating alleged corruption in the multibillion-dollar U.N. oil-for-food program in Iraq released the names of 248 companies on Thursday that received Iraqi oil and 3,545 companies that exported goods to Saddam Hussein's government.
A daily look at U.S. Iraq military deaths 10/21/2004, 4:31 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Thursday, Oct. 21, 2004, at least 1,103 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. At least 846 died as a result of hostile action, according to the Defense Department. The figures include three military civilians.
Panel: 248 companies received Iraqi oil 10/21/2004, 4:17 p.m. PT
NEW YORK (AP) The independent panel investigating alleged corruption in the multibillion-dollar U.N. oil-for-food program in Iraq released the names of 248 companies on Thursday that received Iraqi oil and 3,545 companies that exported goods to Saddam Hussein's government.
Frederick gets 8 years in Iraq abuse case 10/21/2004, 4:13 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The highest-ranking U.S. soldier charged in the Abu Ghraib prison case was sentenced Thursday to eight years in prison, the severest punishment so far in the scandal that broke in April with the publication of photos and video showing Americans humiliating and abusing naked Iraqis.
Frederick gets 8 years in Iraq abuse case 10/21/2004, 3:39 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The highest ranking soldier charged in the Abu Ghraib prison scandal was sentenced to eight years in prison for abusing inmates at Abu Ghraib during a court martial Thursday in Baghdad.
Unit commander in Iraq relieved of duty 10/21/2004, 3:33 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The company commander of a U.S. Army Reserve unit whose soldiers refused to deliver fuel along a dangerous route in Iraq has been relieved of her duties, the U.S. military said Thursday.
GI charged in Iraq death faces hearing 10/21/2004, 1:42 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A military hearing began Thursday to determine whether an American soldier should face court martial for killing a severely wounded Iraqi to put him "out of his misery," the U.S. command said.
U.S. would respect fair Iraq election 10/21/2004, 1:36 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) Secretary of State Colin Powell said Thursday the United States would recognize the election of a Shiite Muslim government in Iraq provided the voting is free, fair and open.
Britain to redeploy 850 troops in Iraq 10/21/2004, 1:00 p.m. PT
LONDON (AP) In a step fraught with risks for Prime Minister Tony Blair, Britain agreed Thursday to send 850 of its soldiers from relatively peaceful southern Iraq to a volatile area near Baghdad, freeing U.S. troops to step up attacks on insurgent strongholds west of the capital.
Summary: Coalition troops in Iraq 10/21/2004, 12:43 p.m. PT
(AP) Estimated forces in Iraq from countries that are part of the U.S.-led coalition, as of mid-October, and major pullouts in 2004:
Annan: Iraq elections still possible 10/21/2004, 12:26 p.m. PT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) It is still "technically possible" for Iraq to hold elections in January as scheduled, Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Thursday, while acknowledging that the United Nations may not have enough staff on the scene to support preparations for the vote.
Mortar rounds explode in Mosul near Allawi 10/21/2004, 11:54 a.m. PT
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) Mortar rounds exploded near Prime Minister Ayad Allawi on Thursday as he visited this northern Iraq city, but there were no reported injuries in the attack.
Britain agrees to U.S. troops request 10/21/2004, 5:51 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Britain agreed Thursday to meet a U.S. request to move British troops into volatile central Iraq to free up American forces for a stepped-up assault on insurgents, a proposal that has met strong opposition within the governing Labour Party.
Vote monitors concerned by Iraq violence 10/21/2004, 5:47 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi authorities fear that the country's security crisis will discourage international monitors from coming here for the January election a development that could cast doubt on the legitimacy of the crucial vote.
Unit commander in Iraq relieved of duty 10/21/2004, 5:21 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The company commander of a U.S. Army Reserve unit whose soldiers refused to deliver fuel along a dangerous route in Iraq has been relieved of her duties, the U.S. military said Thursday.
Unit commander in Iraq relieved of duty 10/21/2004, 4:20 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The company commander of a U.S. Army Reserve unit whose soldiers refused to deliver fuel along a dangerous route in Iraq has been relieved of her duties, the U.S. military said Thursday.
Bus with Iraqi Airways employees attacked 10/21/2004, 4:15 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying female employees of Iraqi Airways to the Baghdad airport Thursday, killing one and wounding 14, an airline official said. All the victims were Iraqi women.
Vote monitors concerned by Iraq violence 10/21/2004, 12:01 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi authorities fear that the country's security crisis will discourage international monitors from coming here for the January election a development that could cast doubt on the legitimacy of the crucial vote.

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