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Tuesday  December 14, 2004

Panel criticizes U.S. over Iraq spending 12/14/2004, 11:27 p.m. PT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) The international board monitoring Iraq's oil revenue criticized the former U.S. administrators of Iraq and the current government for mismanagement, citing smuggling, inadequate spending records and contracts worth at least $812 million where there was no competitive bidding.
Iraq war crimes trials to begin next week 12/14/2004, 7:02 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq will bring top figures of Saddam Hussein's ousted regime to court next week for the first time since they appeared before a judge five months ago, and formal indictments could be issued next month. Many have been in custody for more than a year and have not met with lawyers, prompting Saddam's attorneys to cry foul.
Navy documents detail Iraqi abuse claims 12/14/2004, 6:51 p.m. PT
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) U.S. Marines forced Iraqi juveniles to kneel while troops discharged a weapon in a mock execution, used electric shock on one prisoner and set fire to a puddle of solvent that burned a prisoner, according to U.S. Navy documents released Tuesday.
A daily look at U.S. Iraq military deaths 12/14/2004, 4:32 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2004, at least 1,301 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 1,019 died as a result of hostile action, the Defense Department said. The figures include three military civilians.
Navy documents detail Iraqi abuse claims 12/14/2004, 3:51 p.m. PT
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) U.S. Marines forced Iraqi juveniles to kneel while troops discharged a weapon in a mock execution, used electric shock on one prisoner and set fire to a puddle of solvent that burned a prisoner, according to U.S. Navy documents released Tuesday.
Iraq war crimes trials to begin next week 12/14/2004, 3:30 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq will bring top figures of Saddam Hussein's ousted regime to court next week for the first time since they appeared before a judge five months ago, and formal indictments could be issued next month. Many have been in custody for more than a year and have not met with lawyers, prompting Saddam's attorneys to cry foul.
Iraq war crimes trials to begin next week 12/14/2004, 1:08 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Trials against the top figures in Saddam Hussein's ousted regime will begin next week, interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi said Tuesday, but Saddam will not be among them.
Radical youths being trained in Iraq 12/14/2004, 11:55 a.m. PT
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) Radical youths from Europe and the Arab world are being trained in Iraq, Europe's anti-terror chief said Tuesday, warning that such clandestine camps could multiply in unstable or failed states anywhere in the world.
Assailants set fire to Iraq oil pipeline 12/14/2004, 10:55 a.m. PT
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) Unknown assailants set off a fire near a vital oil pipeline in northern Iraq, raising concerns that the heat could damage the line, an official said Tuesday.
Panel calls for Iraq spending controls 12/14/2004, 10:26 a.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) Iraq is still plagued with gaps in tracking its oil production and weak controls over spending in various government ministries, the board established to monitor Iraq finances reported Tuesday.
Bombers strike Baghdad's Green Zone again 12/14/2004, 8:49 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A suicide car bomber killed seven people at a Green Zone checkpoint early Tuesday, the second attack in two days near the same gate into the district that houses Iraq's interim government and the U.S. Embassy, officials said.
Radicals youths being trained in Iraq 12/14/2004, 8:33 a.m. PT
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) Radical youths from Europe and the Arab world are being trained in Iraq, Europe's anti-terror chief said Tuesday, warning that such clandestine camps could multiply in unstable or failed states anywhere in the world.
Celebrities offer brief relief for troops 12/14/2004, 8:09 a.m. PT
CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq (AP) About 1,000 soldiers at this sprawling western Baghdad base took a break Tuesday from the war's day-to-day grind to be entertained by comedian Robin Williams, former NFL quarterback John Elway, and sportscaster and model Leeann Tweeden.
Iraq war crimes trials to begin next week 12/14/2004, 7:05 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) War crimes trials against the top figures in Saddam Hussein's ousted regime will begin next week, interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi said Tuesday. He didn't say whether the former dictator would be among them.
Britain backs inquiry into Iraqi's death 12/14/2004, 7:04 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) A court ruled Tuesday that the government should hold an independent inquiry into the case of an Iraqi civilian who was allegedly beaten to death by British troops.
Iraq security to decide U.S. troop levels 12/14/2004, 6:50 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. military will have a record-high 150,000 troops in Iraq through the Jan. 30 elections and "a little bit after," the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Tuesday.
Radicals youths being trained in Iraq 12/14/2004, 6:44 a.m. PT
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) Radical youths from Europe and the Arab world are being trained in Iraq, Europe's anti-terror chief said Tuesday, warning that such clandestine camps could multiply in unstable or failed states anywhere in the world.
Iraq war crimes trials to begin next week 12/14/2004, 5:44 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) War crimes trials against Iraq's former Baath Party leaders will begin next week, interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi said Tuesday. He didn't say whether Saddam Hussein would be among them.
Car bomb kills 7 in Baghdad's Green Zone 12/14/2004, 5:38 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A suicide car bomber killed seven people when he struck a checkpoint at Baghdad's Green Zone early Tuesday, the second attack in two days at the district that houses Iraq's interim government and the U.S. Embassy, officials said.
Assailants set fire to Iraq oil pipeline 12/14/2004, 4:37 a.m. PT
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) Unknown assailants set off a fire near a vital oil pipeline in northern Iraq, raising concerns that the heat could damage the line, an official said Tuesday.
Car bomb kills 7 at Baghdad's Green Zone 12/14/2004, 3:39 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A suicide car bomber killed seven people when he struck a checkpoint at Baghdad's Green Zone early Tuesday, the second attack in two days at the district that houses Iraq's interim government and the U.S. Embassy, officials said.
Eight more bodies found in Mosul 12/14/2004, 2:09 a.m. PT
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) U.S. troops discovered eight more bodies in the restive northern Iraqi city of Mosul, bringing the number of bodies found there since Nov. 10 to more than 150, the U.S. military said Tuesday.
Iraq security to decide U.S. troop levels 12/14/2004, 1:45 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The United States will reverse troop increases in Iraq only when events allow after the country's Jan. 30 elections, Gen. Richard Myers, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Tuesday.

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