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Some Headlines Of Today

Sunday  December 19, 2004

A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 12/19/2004, 5:18 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Sunday, Dec. 19, 2004, at least 1,304 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 1,021 died as a result of hostile action, the Defense Department said. The figures include three military civilians.
Iraq rebels execute 3 electoral workers 12/19/2004, 2:55 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A brazen daylight attack in the heart of Baghdad with rebels executing election workers in cold blood served as a chilling reminder Sunday of the deteriorating security situation in the Iraqi capital with just more than a month before crucial parliamentary elections.
60 killed, 120 wounded in Iraq car blasts 12/19/2004, 2:31 p.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) Car bombs tore through a Najaf funeral procession and Karbala's main bus station Sunday, killing at least 60 people and wounding more than 120 in the two Shiite holy cities. In Baghdad, gunmen launched a bold ambush, executing three election officials, in their campaign to disrupt next month's parliamentary ballot.
Summary: Car bombs kill 60 people in Iraq 12/19/2004, 2:13 p.m. PT
(AP) PRE-ELECTION VIOLENCE: Three of the bloodiest attacks in weeks ravage Iraq, with no letup seen in the insurgency that is bent on blocking critical Jan. 30 elections.
Saddam henchmen hearings face criticism 12/19/2004, 1:49 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Human rights advocates and lawyers say Iraq's hush-hush legal proceedings against Saddam Hussein's ousted regime and the secrecy leading up to the investigative hearings that began late last week threaten to undermine the legitimacy of the trial process.
Deadly car bombs hit Najaf, Karbala 12/19/2004, 6:51 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Car bombs rocked Iraq's two holiest Shiite cities Sunday, killing at least 43 people and wounding more than 95, while in downtown Baghdad dozens of gunmen carried out a brazen ambush that killed three Iraqi employees of the organization running next month's
3 Iraqi election workers killed in ambush 12/19/2004, 6:03 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) About 30 gunmen ambushed a car Sunday in central Baghdad carrying employees of the Iraqi organization running next month's elections, killing three of the workers while two escaped unhurt, an official from the election body said.
Deadly blasts hit Najaf, Karbala 12/19/2004, 6:01 a.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) A car bomb blast during a funeral ceremony Sunday in the Shiite holy city of Najaf killed 30 people and injured 65, a hospital official said.
Militants claim to kidnap 10 Iraqis 12/19/2004, 5:46 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Insurgents claiming to represent three Iraqi militant groups issued a videotape Saturday saying they had captured 10 Iraqis working for an American security and reconstruction company and would kill them if the firm did not leave this turbulent country.
Deadly blasts hit Najaf, Karbala 12/19/2004, 5:41 a.m. PT
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) A suicide car bomber detonated his vehicle outside Karbala's main bus station Sunday, killing 13 people and wounding 30, a hospital official said. Meanwhile, Najaf's governor said a car bomb in the city killed 10 people and caused an unspecified number of injuries.
Suicide car bomb in Iraq blast kills 10 12/19/2004, 3:52 a.m. PT
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) A suicide car bomber detonated his vehicle outside Karbala's main bus station Sunday, killing 10 people and wounding 30, a hospital official said.
Three Iraqi election employees killed 12/19/2004, 3:02 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) In a brazen attack in downtown Baghdad, nearly 30 gunmen ambushed a car carrying employees of the Iraqi organization running next month's elections, killing three of the workers, an election official said.
Iraqi forces detain 45 crossing from Iran 12/19/2004, 1:49 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi police detained 45 men who illegally entered the country from neighboring Iran, and American troops said Sunday they captured eight Iraqis fleeing the scene of a roadside bombing.
Mortar rounds strike Sunni mosque 12/19/2004, 12:34 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Two mortar rounds struck a hardline Sunni Muslim mosque in Baghdad on Sunday, wounding four security guards, according to a religious leader associated with the mosque.

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