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Saturday  December 11, 2004

U.S. soldiers detain more than 50 Iraqis 12/11/2004, 11:45 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. soldiers and Iraqi police detained more than 50 Iraqis in several raids targeting insurgents in the Baqouba area, north of Baghdad, the military said Sunday.
Australia tells of bounties in Iraq 12/11/2004, 7:42 p.m. PT
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) Contract killers are being offered as little as $50 to target coalition soldiers in Iraq, the commander of Australian forces said in a newspaper interview published Sunday.
Iraqi candidates take democracy seminar 12/11/2004, 7:32 p.m. PT
KUWAIT CITY (AP) About 100 candidates for Iraq's first popular election in decades traveled to Kuwait on Saturday for a seminar about the democratic process.
U.S. expedites armored Humvees for troops 12/11/2004, 6:22 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. military commanders in Iraq, where bombings pose the deadliest threat to their soldiers, have welcomed news the Pentagon wants to speed up production of upgraded armored Humvees, a military spokesmen said Saturday.
Insurgents try to derail election date 12/11/2004, 3:58 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Insurgents pressed their attack on U.S. troops and Iraq's security forces Saturday, killing five Iraqi police officers and wounding 14 American soldiers in a relentless effort to derail next month's elections. A U.S. Marine also was killed in the province containing the former insurgent stronghold of Fallujah.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 12/11/2004, 3:16 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Saturday, Dec. 11, 2004, at least 1,287 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 1,007 died as a result of hostile action, the Defense Department said. The figures include three military civilians.
70 candidate lists registered in Iraq 12/11/2004, 12:56 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Candidates from 70 political parties and coalitions have filed to run in Iraq's upcoming elections, after a number of deadline extensions to ensure wider participation in a vote seen as key for Iraq's democratic transformation.
Marine killed in Iraq's Anbar province 12/11/2004, 11:44 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) One U.S. Marine was killed in action Saturday in Iraq's volatile western Anbar province, the military said.
Attacks blamed for Iraq's fuel shortages 12/11/2004, 11:26 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's oil minister on Saturday blamed insurgents for the country's worsening fuel shortages, saying saboteurs have targeted the oil industry to increase pressure ahead of the Jan. 30 elections.
Insurgents accused of using Ramadi hospital 12/11/2004, 5:17 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Insurgents used the hospital in the volatile city of Ramadi to ambush U.S. soldiers, the military said Saturday, firing rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire at troops. Two Iraqi civilians, including a judge, were killed.
U.S. soldier sentenced in Iraq killing 12/11/2004, 3:46 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A U.S. soldier was sentenced to three years in prison for killing a severely wounded Iraqi teenager, the military said Saturday. In Ramadi, the military said insurgents staged attacks from a hospital, though medical officials denied that claim.
Insurgents accused of using Ramadi hospital 12/11/2004, 2:13 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Insurgents used the hospital in the volatile city of Ramadi to ambush U.S. soldiers, the military said Saturday, firing rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire at troops. There were no American casualties, but an Iraqi civilian was killed.

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